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Forest Home Farms Historic Park is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm, with the exception of San Ramon Historic Foundation events when gates open at 11am and require a paid entrance.  Saturdays feature free family activities from 11am to 2pm.  Take a tour of the restored Victorian Glass House Museum on Saturday at 1pm for a fee of $5 per person payable by credit card only. Children ages 3 and under are free. See full listing of activities below. 


*Sheep Shearing Day & Oktoberfest fee required; gate opens at 11am.

March 2- Embroidery
Victorian’s loved to embroider. Come learn some basic embroidery stitches and see what you can create.

March 9- Keep Moooving
Learn about the importance of cows on the farm, practice your milking skills and make some butter to taste.

March 16- Canning & Jam
Canning was an important part of life on a farm. Come learn about the process of canning and taste a few of the same jam varieties that Ruth Boone made and sold at Forest Home Farm.

March 23- Tin Punching
During the colonial era, punched tin made its mark on everything from lanterns to cupboards. Learn to make your own design to take home.

March 30- Wonderful Walnuts
Learn about the history of walnut processing and the inventions Travis Boone contributed. See some old equipment in action and make a fun walnut craft to take home.

April 6 - Leather Crafting 
Create your own memorable project while learning the ancient art of leather working.

April 13 - Soap Making 
People have been making their own soap for centuries! Come learn the art of soap making using natural ingredients and spring scents. Make your won soap to take home.

April 20 - Easter on the Farm 
Celebrate Easter traditions from the early 1900's. Dye and egg with natural dye and create a special basket to take home.

April 27- Sheep Shearing Day*
Sponsored by the San Ramon Historic Foundation

*Tickets are required for this event. Please visit for information and to purchase tickets.