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Fun on the Farm

Saturdays from 11am to 2pm

Fun on the Farm Activities are FREE crafts and activities that highlight farm life and the late Victorian era.  These Saturday events are an opportunity to step back into history and enjoy the simple things of life.  
*Special events hosted by the San Ramon Historic Foundation are fee-based programs that require registration and will be indicated as such.

    

May 25            CLOSED for Memorial Day Weekend

Check out the Art and Wind Festival on Sunday and Monday. 

More information:  San Ramon Art and Wind Festival 

 

June

Jun 1                   Baseball Cards

Come learn about the history of Baseball and baseball trading cards. Make your own baseball card & see how far you can hit a whiffle ball. 

Jun 8                 Farm Horse

Meet our model horse, "Ramon", and learn about the real horses that used to live at the farm. See some of the equipment used with horses and experience how it feels to sit in a saddle. 

Jun 15                  Father's Day

Join us as the farm with an important 'father figure' and together create a memorable experience learning the ancient art of leather working. 

Jun 22               Bubble Prints

Let's have some fun by coloring with bubble solution, blowing bubbles, and then pressing paper onto the bubbles. It's time to create your own bubble art. 

Jun 29             Redwoods

Explore the farm as you follow clues to see these amazing trees planted by Ruth Boone and discover the wonders of the redwoods.

 

July

Jul 6                   CLOSED for 4th of July Weekend

Jul 13                 Pinch Pots

Rural potters usually dug clay from the earth on their own farms, often finding good clay near the bend of a river. We'll give you your own clay to fashion a pinch pot to take home. 

Jul 20                 Ice Cream

What foes into making a cool, tasty summertime treat like ice cream? Come learn how simple it is and help turn the crank to make homemade ice cream and sample this treat. 

Jul 27             Sun rings

Sun Printing is based on the cyanotype process, which has been used by artists since the 19th century. Collect Objects from around the farm to make your own unique print to take home.