Jul 21, 2018 01:00 PM

Fosterfields

Go With The Flow !

Veenture into the woods to learn how treams were important to the farm. See what aquatic life call streams their 'home'. Event repeated at 2:00 PM

Jul 21, 2018 01:00 PM

Fosterfields

Nature Art

Explore painting, printmaking, rubbings, collage/mosaic, while designing artwork to take home. All age with an adult.

Jul 22, 2018 01:00 PM

Fosterfields

Hook, Line and Sinker !

Cast a fishing line at the pond to see if any fish will respond. Catch of the day will be tossed back.

Jul 22, 2018 01:45 PM

Fosterfields

Caroline's Special Place; The Cottage Garden

Caroline Foster was an avid gardener. Take a walk through the Cottage Garden she once tended.and enjoy the colorful flowers. Make a family friendly craft to take home.

Jul 28, 2018 01:00 PM

Fosterfields

Meet The Servants at The Willows

Learn about the domestic help at the Foster's home, The Willows during WWI. Help the maid with some household chores, and asist in the preparation of historic foods for the cook to bake in the wood-burning cook stove. Tour repeated at 2:00 PM

Jul 28, 2018 01:00 PM

Cooper Mill

Sail, Sail, Your Boat !

Decorate boats and sail them in the Cooper gristmill tailrace. Please wear enclosed toe dhoes or boots. All age with an adult.

Jul 29, 2018 01:45 PM

Fosterfields

Horseradish: The Root of a Condiment

Discover how this tangy root vegetable is processed and used as a condiment.

Aug 02, 2018 11:00 AM

Cooper Mill

Corn Muffin Baking

Make corn muffins from ground flour and tour the gristmill. One muffin tray per family, and additional place settings can be purchase at the time of registratioAll ages welcome with an adult. Cost $10.00 per family / $5.00 Friends member. To register call 908-879-5463 Program repeated 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Aug 04, 2018 10:15 AM

Fosterfields

Hitch A Ride!

Enjoy and leisurely open-air wagon ride around the historic farm and visit the animals too !

Aug 05, 2018 01:00 PM

Fosterfields

Wash and Wear Sheep!

Get wet and sudsy while helping the farmer wash the lambs! Event repeated at 2:00 PM

Aug 11, 2018 10:30 AM

Fosterfields

Dig Spuds!

Dig up those potatoes and discover how the potatoes are prepared in the kitchen. Event repeats at 1:00 PM

Aug 11, 2018 01:00 PM

Cooper Mill

1880's Music Day at Milltown

Join the musicians by playing 'fiddlesticks', and animating dancing puppets called 'limber-jacks'.

Aug 12, 2018 01:00 PM

Fosterfields

Butterflies For You and Me !

Meet at the Cottage Garden and try nature journaling to explore how butterflies are valuable to the garden. The program is dependent on the weather.

Aug 12, 2018 01:00 PM

Cooper Mill

Sail, Sail, Your Boat !

Decorate boats nd sail them in the Cooper gristmill tailrace. Please wear enclosed toe shoes or boots. All ge with an adult.

Aug 16, 2018 11:00 AM

Cooper Mill

Peach Muffin Baking

Make peach muffins from ground flour and tour the gristmill One muffin tray per family, and additional place settings can be purchased at the time of registration. Register by July 5. All ages welcome with an adult. Cost $10.00 per family / $5.00 Friends member.. To register call 908-879-5463. Program repeats 2:00 PM - 3:30PM

Aug 18, 2018 01:00 PM

Fosterfields

Hands-on Tools !

Examine and use a variety of hand tools and equipment that were important to the farm technology of yesteryear.

Aug 18, 2018 01:00 PM

Cooper Mill

Lace Creations at the Grtistmill

Watch the Lost Art Lacers of North Jersey as they perform the centuries-old arts of bobbin lace-making and tatting.

Aug 25, 2018 11:00 AM

Cooper Mill

Industrial Crfts Day

Enjoy early industrial crafts demonstrations by a tin smith, tin piercers, a blacksmith, weavers and spinners. Try your hand at weaving and spinning, and create tin-pierced craft to take home. Crafters will have items for sale. Cost $3.00 per adult, $2.00 per senior (65+). $1.00 per child ages 4-16. Children under age 4 admitted free. Half-price fee for Friends members

Aug 25, 2018 12:00 PM

Fosterfields

MODEL-T FORD DAY

Calling all car enthusiasts!m Join us for an exciting day on the farm featuring restored Model-T's from near and far. Enjoy fascinating lectures, hands-on activities and demonstrations for all ages, food live music and more..

Aug 26, 2018 01:00 PM

Fosterfields

Ice Cream Sunday

Get cranking, churning a special recipe until it become ice cream.

Sep 01, 2018 10:15 AM

Fosterfields

Hitch A Ride

Enjoy a leisurely open-air wagon ride around the historic farm, nd visit the animals, too.

Sep 08, 2018 01:00 PM

Cooper Mill

National Milling Day

Celebrate the birthday of Oliver Evans, a 1780's inventor, who created the first automatic flour mill. See some of hi inventions and view a collection of antique flour bags.

Sep 08, 2018 01:00 PM

Fosterfields

A-Maize-In Corn Painting

Join u for farm-tastic family activity in the visitor center, Sponsored by The Friends organization. Roll cobs of corn covered in fall paint colors, and layer the colors to create a fantastic fall farm painting. Adult assistance required.

Sep 09, 2018 01:00 PM

Fosterfields

Who Cut the Wood ?

Event repeats at 2:00 PM Wood was crucial to Fosterfields long age. Watch or participate in the cutting of wood for use around the farm

Sep 16, 2018 12:00 PM

Fosterfields

Fall Harvet Festival

Bring the entire family to a one-of-a-kind fall festival with farm animals, wagon rides, live music, hands-on farm and harvest activities, old fashion games, wood burning cook stove demo, and historic house tours. Food available for purchase.

Sep 22, 2018 01:00 PM

Cooper Mill

Miller's Pancake

Join in this live adaption of Eric Carle's Pancakes ! Learn about the ingredients, see grain ground into flour or meal and watch the Miller make a pancake.

Sep 22, 2018 01:00 PM

Fosterfields

Cara's Cottage

At the "Temple of Abiding Peace" cottage that Caroline Foster built herself, enjoy the lovely garder, and learn how she built the cottage.

Sep 23, 2018 01:00 PM

Fosterfields

Wool For The War !

Meet the Fosterfields' sheep, and learn how to clean, card and spin wool. Try knitting, an inmportant WWI-related home-front activity.

Sep 29, 2018 11:00 AM

Cooper Mill

Apple Muffin Baking

Make apple muffins using ground flour and tour the gristmill. One muffin tray per family, and additional place settings can be purchased at time of registration. Register by July 5. All ages with an adult. Cost $10.00 per family / $5.00 Friends members. To regiter call 908-879-5463. Program is repeated 2:00 PM - 3:30PM