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CSU-Pueblo featured by local farm and corn maze operators

Release Date: September 22, 2015

Cora Zaletel

Executive Director, External Affairs

Colorado State University-Pueblo

719.549.2810

CSU-P Press Release

Press Release

PUEBLO - The Colorado State University-Pueblo ThunderWolves will be featured during a local fall festival and corn maze held at Frederica Mesa Farm, 47522 McHarg Rd., in Avondale.  The corn maze is open on Fridays and Saturdays, Sept. 18 – Oct. 31, from 10 a.m. – midnight and on Sundays from noon – 5 p.m.  The pumpkin patch is open Monday – Thursday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  A haunted maze will open on Fridays and Saturdays in October from dusk – midnight.

The festival will kick off with a grand opening celebration from 10 a.m. to midnight on Friday, Sept. 25, including special prize giveaways, a meet-and-greet with CSU-Pueblo athletes, cheerleaders, and Wolfie from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Participants also can enjoy the corn maze, a bonfire, hay rides, a family fun area, a bounce house, and the new Corn Cannon.

The corn maze will feature the CSU-Pueblo ThunderWolves logo to celebrate the school’s success.  

"Of course we're really proud of them, not just the Division II football championship, but really, the student-athlete citizens who make up the population of CSU-Pueblo and the faculty and the administration. They've done a lot for Pueblo, and we just wanted to honor them," said Mary Tinkcom, co-owner of Frederica Mesa Farm.

Award-winning, student operated radio station, Rev 89.5 FM, will broadcast live from the fall festival on Sept. 25, Oct. 2 and 30 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. each night.  Recently, Rev was ranked sixth in the nation among all non-commercial stations by Nielsen Media and tied for second in the Pueblo market.

Discounted tickets are available with specially marked flyers being circulated to school-aged children throughout Pueblo County.  Frederica Mesa Farm is offering a $1discount for CSU-Pueblo students, staff, faculty, and alums.  Additionally, they have committed to give $1 donation to the CSU-Pueblo Foundation’s “On the Move Campaign” for every flyer redeemed during the festival.  For admission prices and other questio​ns, check out Frederica Mesa Farms online at www.fredericamesafarm.com.​ 

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.

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