HAMPTONVILLE — Fall is right here and which means it’s corn maze season. Alpha and Omega Corn Maze, positioned at xx Cheek Rd., has change into a preferred agri-tourism vacation spot not just for locals however guests as effectively.
Jason Walker, co-owner of Alpha and Omega Corn Maze, stated he all the time hoped it could develop and achieve success but it surely has grown much more than he had anticipated once they first opened in 2013.
“I hoped for it to get massive however I don’t know if I’d have thought it could get as massive because it has,” Walker stated.
Along with the corn maze itself, the 20-acre agri-tourism advanced presents greater than a dozen actions together with a small petting zoo, pony rides, hay rides and extra. Many of the actions, with a number of exceptions, are included within the admission value.
Walker stated the purpose has all the time been so as to add new choices every year. This 12 months’s latest actions embrace a tractor pull with two sizes of tractors that adults and children can taken a flip making an attempt to drag utilizing a rope. A baseball throwing exercise that clocks velocity and axe throwing are new this 12 months as effectively.
Walker stated company come from across the state, significantly close by locations similar to Boone, Greensboro, Kernersville and so on., in addition to even out-of-state guests from South Carolina.
The advanced has its personal meals concessions as effectively. Walker stated their burgers are high sellers and so they usually get complimented on the standard of meals.
“Now we have lots of people brag on how good our meals is,” he stated.
This 12 months a Halloween Extravaganza is deliberate for Oct. 30. Space church teams will likely be on-site handing out sweet and the night will conclude with a fireworks show.
The sponsor for Alpha and Omega Corn Maze this 12 months is Mercy and Fact Ministries, a non-profit group providing religious and bodily assist to less-fortunate folks within the surrounding space of Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin Counties. Since 2017, MTM has supplied meals, garments, mentorship, and Bibles to the local people.
“We have been so humbled when an nameless donor paid for Mercy and Fact Ministries to be the sponsor of The Alpha and Omega Corn Maze this 12 months,” stated Brianna Simpson of MTM. “At MTM, we try to place just a little sunshine within the lives of all these we attain whereas pointing them again to our one true hope, Jesus Christ. We recognize all that Alpha and Omega does in giving again to our area people and placing smiles on the faces of our children! It’s an honor to serve this group alongside them.”
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