September 2015 | Issue 318              

Little Miss & Master
Follow Us On Snapchat
Fall Outlook
Thanksgiving Dinner
Our Sympathy
Concierge Recommendations
Popups For Sale
Birthdays and Anniversaries



Stargazing Events
One of the most beautiful things about camping is that you get to escape the harsh light pollution of more populated areas. This allows you to see the night sky in all of its beauty and wonder. But what if you have no idea what you are looking at or what you could be looking for in order to take in everything you possibly can. Here is a list of the best stargazing events for the remainder of the year. So pull out a chair, sit in an open field, and enjoy the natural beauty of night! Who knows, you may see some pretty spectacular things!

September 1 - Neptune at Opposition.

September 4 - Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation.

September 13 - New Moon.

September 13 - Partial Solar Eclipse.

September 23 - September Equinox.

September 28 - Full Moon, Supermoon.

September 28 - Total Lunar Eclipse.

October 1 - Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina.

October 8 - Draconids Meteor Shower. October 11 - Uranus at Opposition.

October 16 - Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation.

October 13 - New Moon.

October 21, 22 - Orionids Meteor Shower.

October 26 - Venus at Greatest Western Elongation.

October 26 - Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter.

October 27 - Full Moon, Supermoon.

October 28 - Conjunction of Venus, Mars, and Jupiter.

November 5, 6 - Taurids Meteor Shower.

November 11 - New Moon.

November 17, 18 - Leonids Meteor Shower.

November 25 - Full Moon.

December 7 - Conjunction of the Moon and Venus. December 11 - New Moon.

December 13, 14 - Geminids Meteor Shower.

December 22 - December Solstice.

December 21, 22 - Ursids Meteor Shower.

December 25 - Full Moon. December 29 - Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation.

Happy Camping and Stargazing!
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Little Miss & Master   

Congratulations to all the participants in our 2015 Little Miss & Master Pageant!   



2015 Little Miss - Aubrey Anderson

2015 Little Master - Dylan Rappa


2015 Junior Miss - Isabella Mello

2015 Junior Master - Max Irving



Prince: John Coyne

Princess: Sarah Gotthelf

King: Bobby Harrison

Queen: Becca Gotthelf

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Fall Outlook
Thanksgiving Dinner
We're looking forward to our annual Thanksgiving Dinner on November 28th and wanted to remind you that tickets went on sale August 15th. Purchase online as we will sell out!
Dinner starts at 2pm in the Recreation Lodge. Tickets cost $12 per person if purchased by October 31th.  As of November 1st, tickets cost $15 per person.
Dinner menu includes: Turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, peas, squash, cranberry sauce, stuffing, olives, dessert & coffee.
Please bring your own plates and table set-ups.  
Our Sympathy 
Our deepest sympathy to the Powers & Lally family for the recent loss of Carol Powers.  Carol and her family were long time campers at Normandy Farms and members of the original Sheepherders group.  Our thoughts go out to Tina Powers Bent and her family during this difficult time. 
Concierge Recommendations
Click here to view our Concierge list of "Things to Do" in the area this month.  

Here's a peak at a few Concierge Recommendations: Concierge Recommends:
  • Simpson Springs is the oldest independent bottling plant in the United States, providing pure spring water and old fashioned, hand-crafted soda made with 100% pure cane sugar and created in a variety of favors, classic and new. At the Spring you may ask to see the spring, it is in the building. Ask what makes Simpson Spring different from other water companies. Try a hand-crafted soda, made with water & pure cane sugar (recipes are 100+ years old!). Get some grass fed, locally sourced meats! Chicken, pork, beef & more. Visit the Marketplace featuring goods from local farms & businesses - Open 6 days/week! Saturday Marketplace Events will educate, entertain & offer 30+ food & artisan vendors. Visit the Alpacas - Coffee, Cream & Root beer. 719 Washington Street, Rte 138 South Easton, MA 508-238-4472
  • Flint Farm Stand is a family owned and operated business that offers a variety of goods and services from early spring to late fall. Currently run by fifth and sixth generations of Flints, this family farm has been "keepin' it fresh" since 1868, when it was originally established in Mansfield and where it continues to grow and evolve thanks to hard work and lots of local love. Enjoy fresh sweet corn, vegetable's, flowers and Richardson's Ice Cream. Try their challenging corn maze and as you wander through the maze, you have the option of completing a question sheet - they have 10 questions related to the maze's design/theme. There is a correct and incorrect answer to each question hidden throughout the maze. Answer all ten questions correctly and be entered in a raffle for a Flint Farm Ice Cream Gift Card. They also offer hayrides through their fields. Flint Farm open every day but the maze opens on the weekends from the second weekend in September and remains open to the third weekend in October. Located at 789 East Street Mansfield MA 508-337-6473
  • Mary Ellen and Sandy's Vintage Home & Garden Marketplace | September 18, 19 & 20 Mary Ellen Shia & Sandy Ivatts are thrilled to be featured in the Fall Issue of Romantic Country Magazine, as having one of the top go-to Fall Vintage Markets in the Country. Join them for a Fabulous Fall Shopping Weekend Experience. Meet the new and exciting vendors joining the ladies. Chapel Hill Meeting House at 56 Mill Street, Foxboro, MA
Popups For Sale + A FREE WEEK of Camping!
We have 2 new 2015 spacious popups that sleep 6 available for rent for the 2015 camping season. Click here for details and call today to reserve. These popups will be available for purchase after the season. Secure the purchase of your new popup with a deposit by October 31 and you'll receive a FREE WEEK OF CAMPING at Normandy Farms!  Click here for details.
Birthdays and Anniversaries
September Birthday Celebrations
Bill Heffernon 9/2, Joan Holland 9/3, Ed Leary 9/3, Ron Piazza 9/3, Tim O'Leary 9/4, Steve Pascale 9/9, Bobby Harrison 9/10, Joanne Caffrey 9/11, DeArndra Galvin 9/12, Kathy Morrow 9/16, Dolly Gilbertson 9/17, Lisa Pascale 9/21, Eddie Doolan 9/21, Hill Shurdut 9/23, Dave Bertoldi 9/26, Jean Lincoln 9/29, Mike Fuller 9/30, Annie Kristenson 9/30

September Anniversary Celebrations
Harold & Lillian Carpenter 9/2, Helen & Ron Piazza 9/5, Mike & Jamie Iacobacci 9/6, Shaun & Jillian Daniels 9/9, Richard & Barbara Dunshee 9/9, Diane & Ken Bryant 9/11, Karen & John Webster 9/14, Bill & Judy O'Connor 9/19, Jeanne & Craig Force 9/20, Wendy & Pepi Pimental 9/29
We look forward to providing you and your family with the finest services and amenities for a truly memorable camping experience.




The Daniels Family

Normandy Farms