Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust in New Milford will host a family farm open house at the Smyrski Farm Oct. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Festivities will include pony rides, hay rides, face painting, games, displays of farm animals and antique farm equipment and guided nature walks at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Families are invited to bring a picnic lunch. Beverages and snacks will be provided at the 205-acre farm located on the north end of Merryall Road, just south of the road's intersection with Bear Hill Road.

Parking and entrance will be in the north field.

For more information, call Weantinoge at 860-355-3500 or e-mail info@weantinoge.org.