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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.



Sep 9                        Food Preservation

As soon as the harvest is over, it’s time to start prepping your winter kitchen. Learn the process for preserving your fruits and vegetables in our mock kitchen, take home recipes to try at home, and enjoy a sampling of some special preserves.  

Sept 16                   Weathervanes

Weathervanes can be works of art and tell you which way the wind is blowing. Learn about these weather indicators and create a weathervane craft. Can you find any weathervanes on the farm?   

Sept 23                   Corn Painting

Nothing goes to waste on the farm. Learn how to use the discarded parts of corn to make art!  Have fun and express your creativity by making a corn cob inspired painting.  

Sept 30                   Apple Pressing

Help press the juice out of apples with a historic reproduction apple cider press. Try a taste of the cider and make an apple craft.  



Oct 7                        Oktoberfest presented by the San Ramon Historic Foundation

*Entry Fee required. Parking opens at 11:00 am     For more information & tickets visit:

Oct 14                      Bats

The Bay Area is home to up to 16 species of bats, all of which are insectivores. The easiest way to see bats is at sunset when they fly out from their roosts to hunt for insects. Make your own bat craft to take home.

Oct 21                      Trick or Treat on the Farm            

Come in your Halloween costume for a Trick-or-treat adventure. Travel around the farm to different stations for activities and treats to take home!

Oct 28                      Pumpkins, Squash, and Gourds

Do you know the difference between these vining plants? Come learn the difference in their culinary and creative uses, take home a winter squash recipe, and enjoy decorating a miniature pumpkin. One pumpkin per child.



Nov 4th                   Hawks

See if you can spot one of the red-tail hawks commonly seen in the skies above Forest Home Farms, learn about how they help farmers, and make a hawk craft.

Nov 11th                Veteran's Day

Learn the history of this National Holiday and why it is celebrated with red poppies. Create your own red oppy craft to take home or share.

Nov 18th                Giving Thanks

Finding ways to recycle scraps of burlap from walnut sacks was an important practice.  Join us for making a Burlap placemat for your dinner table.

Nov 25th                Closed for Thanksgiving



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