The Model Railroad Garden delights visitors of all ages with the
sights and sounds of garden-scale trains traversing bridges and
trestles, past miniature scenes of America's best-loved landmarks
and beautiful gardens planted to scale.
Get close to nature and discover where food comes from with activities. Learn about plant parts, the life of a bee, different types of seeds, how to plant a rainbow garden, worm composting and more.
Explore the plants and animals in aquatic habitats. Use scientific tools to look at tiny critters living under water, find out what makes water plants different from land plants, and more. Activities vary from week to week.
Participate in crafts, demonstrations and farm-related activities. Activities change daily. Meet at the Heritage Center front desk. Free activities include: public milking demonstrations at 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; costumed interpreters from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Sundays; and storytelling at 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Curious nature-loving kids can experience the outdoors through programs like Bird Homes, Stroll with your Senses, Wind Power, Bird Behavior Hike and What’s Under a Log? Children will learn how to use their powers of observation and understanding to relate to the natural world around them.
A series of events focused on getting and staying healthy through practicing physical activity and gross motor skills for children and their parents alike. kids can choose from a variety of fun and fit events including Bubble Extravaganza!, Yoga in the Park and Jump, Jump, Jump.
Includes free sundaes with do-it-yourself toppings and a variety of hands-on family activities, games, demonstrations and tours of historic buildings.
A health and well-being event to bridge the gaps between
continents, science, parapsychology and spirituality. Includes a
Conscious Kitchen, performance stage, Meditation Room, Conscious
Kid's Kingdom, Conscious Spa, Australia's top mediums, plus free
seminars. See website for more details.
Festival produces full productions of
Shakespeare and other plays in the spirit of Shakespeare's work
(Much Ado About Nothing, Elizabeth Rex, and Antony and
Cleopatra), as well as a family-oriented 45-minute
version: Shake, Shake, Shake Your Shakespeare, performed Wednesday
and Saturday. The Festival will present the Improvised Shakespeare
Company in July and August. Visit the website for schedule and
In August, follow a day in the life of Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang in “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Low-impact hikes suitable for strollers, walkers and wheelchairs take place on Aug. 3. Each performance lasts approximately three hours. Wear comfortable shoes, weather-appropriate clothing and bring a chair or blanket, water bottle and insect repellent.