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Once Upon A Donkey: Tales & Treats


The Farmette is a donkey rescue and sanctuary in Bucks County, Pa. Come to our annual fundraiser event and take part in all the activities. Fun for the whole family!

Listen to The Doylestown Heat -- big band swing music and watch a dance demo
Enjoy a 12-item Dessert Buffet – a fun and tasty experience!
Purchase a beverage from The Coffee Scoop
Visit the Exhibits
“Donkeys in WW2”
– learn about their important wartime roles, talk with our amazing WW2 veteran guests and enjoy two WW2 vehicles on display
– participate in our “Appreciation Poster” to honor your favorite veterans
– meet Tyler Boland of Keeping History Alive and learn about his oral history work with WW2 veterans
“Love, Hope, and a Pink Bucket: The Handsome Henry Story” – a donkey book reading by author M. J. McCluskey
“Sarge & Uncle Sam” – a rescue story with a professional storyteller

“Donkey Carting” – a demonstration
“Play & Bray” – a contest for adults & kids
“Donkey Trivia” – a contest for adults
an appreciation ceremony for all U.S. armed forces veterans
a donkey craft
silent auction, basket drawings, Farmette merchandise and more!
And, of course, adorable donkeys to enjoy!

Tickets are $15 each and are available at:

Bring any veteran for free as our special guest! Tickets include entrance, the dessert buffet and all the exhibits.

Event Date
Friday, May 26, 2023
Event time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost / donation
$15 -- bring a veteran for free