Exhibition highlighting the culture of illustration through the
talented cartoonists, illustrators and voice actors connected to
the Geneva community. Features well-known artists such as Daws
Butler, the voice of Yogi Bear and many Hanna Barbera characters,
along with Chester Gould, creator of the Dick Tracy comic
Blackberry Farm will be decorated in the spirit of pumpkin
season. A picnic area will feature an assortment of pumpkins for
purchase, and a decorating station with painting supplies is
provided. Plus, carousel rides, hay wagon rides and tours on the
"Pumpkin Train." A magic show will be featured Oct. 13, with the
Trick-or-Treat Walk and Costume Contest on Oct. 20 (noon to 3
Breathe in the crisp fall air as you enter the zoo through a
cornstalk lined path, hear the crunch of the leaves underneath your
feet, listen to the children conquering the straw pyramid or
enjoy the sight of thousands of pumpkins on display.
Nature-made fall decorations, including pumpkins, gourds and corn
stalks, available to purchase.
During the day, The Fear-less Haunted House
is a lower scare lights-on guided tour.
Nature Museum biologists demonstrate the science behind why
things slime, creep and disappear. During this drop-by activity,
kids get to conduct experiments to make things glow, slime, float
or even disappear.
Take a terror-ific ride through the haunted woods aboard
the Flying Dutchman Railroad.
Enjoy the fall colors on three real steam railroads that
travel through the woods along the Indiana/Michigan border.
Hesston's Cider Shed offers fresh squeezed apple cider. Hayride
wagons also carry visitors around the museum's scenic 155-acre
Attractions include Pumpkin Patch Petting Zoo, The Inflatable
Kidz Zone, Corn Cannons, Pig Race,s, Cow Train, Hay Rides, Pony
Rides, Corn Maze, Hay Maze, Corn Box, Hay Pyramid Flashlight Maze,
Zombie Safari Hay Ride, Zip-Line, Giant Inflatable Pillow Jumpy and
Bouncy Horses. Weekend nights, the farm reopens at dark for
the "Zombie Safari Hayride," along with the Flashlight Maize and
Weekends in Oct., 11-4 p.m. Play tricky games, fashion fun fall
crafts and plant a tree seed to take home as your treat in the
Children's Garden. Small pumpkins to paint will also be available
for purchase. Free with Arboretum admission, weather
Explore cool things about nature and plants with your family on
Saturdays and Sundays. Classes include a variety of hands-on
activities and projects for kids 4-10, accompanied by an adult.