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October 2020

Halloween on The Farm

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Learn about how trick-or-treating came to be with A History of Trick-or-Treating program offered in the big, red barn from 1pm - 3pm. Walk through the Gibson Farmhouse and I. Floyd Garrott Tenant House decorated for a 1920s Halloween party from 10am - 5pm! Staff will be dressed in costumes and encourage you to come as your favorite character and join the fun! FREE with park admission. Trick-or-Treating with the Animals was planned on this date, but had to be cancelled due to COVID -19 restrictions to protect the safety of our staff and guests. Don't worry...we plan to bring…

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Class- Cooking with Heirloom Apples

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Cooking with Heirloom Apples- Learn how apples were a staple crop in the 1920s in Indiana, and the many unique flavors heirloom apples can add to foods. Try your hand at making a dessert and applesauce to take home! Several old-fashioned varieties will be available for class participants to work with and taste. Class instructor Leslie Martin Conwell grew up on her family's commercial heirloom apple orchard that was established in 1923, McClean's Orchard, and has cooked with and helped grow over 100 varieties of heirloom apples. $25 per person. Includes park admission. Reservations required. Call 765-567-4700 to book a…

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November 2020

Class- Making Lard Pie Crust

November 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Lard was commonly used in the 1920s for cooking and baking until it lost favor with the creation of processed products such as Crisco and margarine. Learn why more and more bakers, cooks, and chefs are going back to using lard for its superior flavor and because it isn't highly processed. Class participants will learn how to make a crust for that perfect holiday pie, and take their work home! $15 per person. Includes park admission. Reservations required. Call 765-567-4700 to book a spot. 2:00pm-3:30pm

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December 2020

Holiday On The Farm

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Get in the holiday spirit and join us as we decorate the house for the season. Enjoy music from our player piano, hot chocolate, cookies and popcorn as we bring in the joys of December. Help us make the house look festive! No park admission charge. 12:00pm-3:00pm.

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Class- Egg Ornaments

December 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Back by popular demand! Learn how to make beautiful ornaments from real eggs. We will use duck and chicken eggs, raised right on our farm. These ornaments make beautiful gifts. Popcorn and hot chocolate will be available for participants Registration required. $10 per person. Two sessions will be offered this year. Call 765-567-4700 to book your spot. 11:00am-12:30pm and 1:00pm-2:30pm.

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