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Activities for Monday, July 6, 2015

11:00 Making Wool Balls – Wagon Barn (until 3:00)
11:15 Check Out the Chickens – Chicken Barn
11:45 What Happens to the Milk? – Milk Room
12:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow – Cow Barn
12:45 Meet Our Sheep – Sheep Pasture
1:15 Check Out the Chickens – Chicken Barn
1:45 What Happens to the Milk? – Milk Room
2:15 Churning Butter – Farm House Terrace
3:15 Introduction to Milking – Cow Barn
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd – Cow Barn (until 5:00)

Throughout the Day:

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

Frederick Billings and the Farm House guided tours: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00

Farm Life Exhibits


Activities for Time Travel Tuesday, July 7, 2015

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

11:15 Meet Our Sheep – Sheep Pasture
11:45 Heirloom Garden Tour – Garden
12:15 What Happens to the Milk? – Milk Room
12:45 Check Out the Chickens – Chicken Barn
1:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow – Cow Barn
1:45 Heirloom Garden Tour – Garden
2:15 Check Out the Chickens – Chicken Barn
2:45 Meet Our Sheep – Sheep Pasture
3:15 Introduction to Milking – Cow Barn
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd – Cow Barn (until 5:00)
3:45 Heirloom Garden Tour – Garden

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 8, 2015

11:00 Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Lane (until 3:00) – weather permitting
11:00 Stenciling – Wagon Barn (until 3:00)
11:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow – Cow Barn
11:45 Check Out the Chickens – Chicken Barn
12:15 Heirloom Garden Tour – Garden
12:45 Corn is for Cows, Hay is for Horses – Horse Barn
1:15 Meet Our Sheep – Sheep Pasture
1:45 Churning Butter – Farm House Terrace
2:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow – Cow Barn
2:45 Check Out the Chickens – Chicken Barn
3:15 Introduction to Milking – Cow Barn
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd – Cow Barn (until 5:00)
3:45 Heirloom Garden Tour – Garden

Throughout the Day:

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

Frederick Billings and the Farm House guided tours: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00

Farm Life Exhibits


Activities for Thursday, July 9, 2015

11:15 Heirloom Garden Tour – Garden
11:45 Up Close With a Jersey Cow – Cow Barn
12:15 Meet Our Sheep – Sheep Pasture
12:45 What Happens to the Milk? – Milk Room
1:15 Corn is for Cows, Hay is for Horses – Horse Barn
1:45 Churning Butter – Farm House Terrace
2:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow – Cow Barn
2:45 Meet Our Sheep – Sheep Pasture
3:15 Introduction to Milking – Cow Barn
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd – Cow Barn (until 5:00)
3:45 Check Out the Chickens – Chicken Barn

Throughout the Day:

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

Frederick Billings and the Farm House guided tours: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00

Farm Life Exhibits


Activities for Foodways Friday, July 10, 2015

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

Today's recipes include:

Turnip Greens
Spinach Croquettes
Cream of Lettuce Soup

11:15 Making Cheese – Education Room
11:45 Corn, King of the Farm Crops – Wagon Barn
12:15 Food for Thought – Wagon Barn
12:45 Heirloom Garden Tour – Garden
1:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow – Cow Barn
1:45 Corn, King of the Farm Crops – Wagon Barn
2:15 Making Cheese – Education Room
2:45 Heirloom Garden Tour – Garden
3:15 Introduction to Milking – Cow Barn
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd – Cow Barn (until 5:00)
3:45 Food for Thought – Wagon Barn

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 Saturday, July 11, 2015

11:00 Making Wool Balls – Wagon Barn (until 3:00)
11:15 Check Out the Chickens – Chicken Barn
11:45 Up Close With a Jersey Cow – Cow Barn
12:15 Meet Our Sheep – Sheep Pasture
12:45 Corn is for Cows, Hay is for Horses – Horse Barn
1:15 Meet a Draft Horse – Horse Barn
1:45 Up Close With a Jersey Cow – Cow Barn
2:15 Check Out the Chickens – Chicken Barn
3:15 Introduction to Milking – Cow Barn
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd – Cow Barn (until 5:00)

Throughout the Day:

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

Frederick Billings and the Farm House guided tours: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00

Farm Life Exhibits


Activities for Sunday, July 12, 2015

11:00 Stenciling – Wagon Barn (until 3:00)
11:15 Meet Our Sheep – Sheep Pasture
12:15 What Happens to the Milk? – Milk Room
1:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow – Cow Barn
2:15 Churning Butter – Farm House Terrace
3:15 Introduction to Milking – Cow Barn
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd – Cow Barn (until 5:00)

Throughout the Day:

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

Frederick Billings and the Farm House guided tours: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00

Farm Life Exhibits


Activities for Monday, July 13, 2015

11:15 Check Out the Chickens – Chicken Barn
12:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow – Cow Barn
12:45 Churning Butter – Farm House Terrace
1:15 Meet Our Sheep – Sheep Pasture
1:45 Training Oxen – Livestock Paddock
2:15 Up Close With a Jersey Cow – Cow Barn
3:15 Introduction to Milking – Cow Barn
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd – Cow Barn (until 5:00)

Throughout the Day:

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

Frederick Billings and the Farm House guided tours: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00

Farm Life Exhibits


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