Bookmark and Share

Activities for Saturday, July 23, 2016

11:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
11:45 Meet a Draft Horse
12:15 Corn: King of the Farm Crops
12:45 What Happens to the Milk?
1:15 Meet Our Sheep
1:45 Rope Making Demonstration
2:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
2:45 Corn: King of the Farm Crops
3:15 Introduction to Milking
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd

Throughout the Day:

A Place in the Land - our Academy Award® nominee film shown in the theater throughout the day

Guided Tours of the 1890 Farm House: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00

Farm Life Exhibits


View the schedule for Hay Day, July 24, 2016


Activities for Monday, July 25, 2016

11:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
11:45 What Happens to the Milk?
12:15 Meet Our Sheep
12:45 Corn: King of the Farm Crops
1:15 Heirloom Garden Tour
1:45 Rope Making Demonstration
2:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
2:15 Corn: King of the Farm Crop
3:15 Introduction to Milking
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd

Throughout the Day:

A Place in the Land - our Academy Award® nominee film shown in the theater throughout the day

Guided Tours of the 1890 Farm House: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00

Farm Life Exhibits


Activities for Time Travel Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Hands-on Discovery of the Past

Join us in the 1890 Farm House as costumed staff help you discover 19th century chores and pastimes.

Activities Include:

Woodstove Cooking
Churning Butter
Stereoscope
Indoor Games
Farm Office Work
Needlework
Housework
Laundry

10:00 Historic Children's Games (until 5:00)
11:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
11:45 Meet Our Sheep
12:15 Corn: King of the Farm Crops
12:45 What Happens to the Milk?
1:15 Heirloom Garden Tour
1:45 Corn: King of the Farm Crops
2:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
2:45 Meet Our Sheep
3:15 Introduction to Milking
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd (until 5:00)
3:45 Heirloom Garden Tour
4:15 Meet Our Sheep

Throughout the day:

A Place in the Land - our Academy Award® nominee film shown in the theater throughout the day

Farm Life Exhibits


Activities for Wagon Ride Wednesday, July 27, 2016

11:00 Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides (until 3:00)
11:15 Churning Butter
11:45 Meet Our Sheep
12:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
12:45 Corn: King of the Farm Crops
1:15 What Happens to the Milk?
1:45 Meet Our Sheep
2:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
3:15 Introduction to Milking
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd (until 5:00)
3:45 Heirloom Garden Tour
4:15 Corn: King of the Farm Crops

Throughout the Day:

A Place in the Land - our Academy Award® nominee film shown in the theater throughout the day

Guided Tours of the 1890 Farm House: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00

Farm Life Exhibits


Activities for Thursday, July 28, 2016

11:15 Heirloom Garden Tour
11:45 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
12:15 Meet Our Sheep
12:45 What Happens to the Milk?
1:15 Corn: King of the Farm Crops
1:45 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
2:15 Heirloom Garden Tour
2:45 Meet Our Sheep
3:15 Introduction to Milking
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd (until 5:00)
3:45 Corn: King of the Farm Crops
4:15 Medicinal Herb Garden Tour

Throughout the Day:

A Place in the Land - our Academy Award® nominee film shown in the theater throughout the day

Guided Tours of the 1890 Farm House: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00

Farm Life Exhibits


Activities for Foodways Friday, July 29, 2016

Visit the 1890 Farm House Kitchen and explore our use of historic recipes and local, seasonal foods.

Today's recipes include:

Harvard Beets
Flemish Carrots
Swiss Potato Soup

11:15 Cheese-Making Demonstration
11:45 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
12:15 Food for Thought
12:45 Meet Our Sheep
1:15 Heirloom Garden Tour
1:45 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
2:15 Cheese-Making Demonstration
2:45 Meet Our Sheep
3:15 Introduction to Milking
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd (until 5:00)
3:45 Food for Thought
4:15 Heirloom Garden Tour

Throughout the Day:

A Place in the Land - our Academy Award® nominee film shown in the theater throughout the day

Farm Life Exhibits


Open daily April 1 through October 31, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and weekends November - February, and Christmas & February vacation weeks from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.