DAILY ACTIVITIES & TOURS. Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. & Saturday 9 a.m.–4 p.m., through September 3. Lunch available Tue. & Wed.: July 5–Aug. 31. Call/see website for details!
OUTDOOR WALKS with Carol Felice, Museum Educator/Herbalist. Thursdays: July 7 & 21, 10–11:30 a.m. Walks included with $5 Museum admission. (Does not include access to the Museum.)
MAKING HERBAL PRODUCTS. Part 1: How to Harvest, Dry, & Infuse. Saturday, July 9, 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Learn those “how to” steps to easily bring herbal medicine into your life. You will practice the secrets of successful harvesting and drying, make and taste infusions, and take home plant materials and a thorough printed guide. Held outside in both the gardens and under shelter, rain or shine. Bring a lunch. Please call to discuss accessibility needs. $30/participant; ages 16 and above. Registration closes Tuesday, July 5 or when class space is filled.
FIBER ARTS GROUP/DEMONSTRATIONS. Tuesdays: July 12 & 26, 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE. (Does not include access to the Museum.).
HOMESTEAD ADVENTURES. THE BUDDING HERBALIST. Tuesday–Friday, July 12–15, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Forage for wild edibles, make yummy snacks and useful remedies, and recognize plants by scent, feel and sound. $150/child, ages 9–14. 10% discount for Members. Preregistration required.
HONEYBEE FAMILY DYNAMICS. Tuesday, July 12, 7–8:30 p.m. Join us as Athena Contus of Athena’s Bees and Wonalancet Honey Bee Company, reveals fascinating facts about honey bees, their behavior and biology. Light refreshments will be served. FREE.
HILLSDALE 4-H DAIRY CLUB. Thursday, July 14, 7–9 p.m. FREE.
19TH CENTURY CHILDHOOD. Tuesday–Friday, July 19–22, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Children will be in costume performing chores, attending school, playing games and completing a handcraft. $150/child, ages 9–14. 10% discount for Members. Preregistration required.
FULL MOON CAMPFIRE & WALK. Tuesday, July 19, 7:30–9 p.m. Join Museum educators outside around a campfire, listen to stories and make s‘mores. When the moon is up we will take a twilight stroll and listen for owls and other nighttime wildlife. Weather dependent: if it is raining this event will not be held. Please dress for the weather and BYO bug spray, and flashlight. $3/person; FREE for Members.
SMALL FARMERS CLUB. “Little House” scenario: A Little Prairie House. Friday, July 22, 10–12 a.m.
$5/child, ages 2–6. Space is limited; pre-registration by Thursday, July 21 is recommended.
MAKING HERBAL PRODUCTS. Part 2: Making Tinctures, Oils & Salves. Saturday, July 23, 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Learn those “how to” steps to easily bring herbal medicine into your life. You will harvest medicinal plants from the Remick gardens and make a tincture (extract), an infused medicinal oil, and a salve to take home, along with a thorough printed guide. Held outside in both the gardens and under shelter, rain or shine. Bring a lunch. Please call to discuss accessibility needs. $35/participant; ages 16 and above. Registration closes Tuesday, July 19 or when class space is filled.
ECLECTIC ART. Tuesday–Friday, July 26–29, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Participants will be immersed in a variety of art media, including drawing, painting and stenciling. $150/child, ages 9–14. 10% discount for Members. Preregistration required. 603-323-7591.
REMICK TRIVIA NIGHT. Tuesday, July 26, 7:30–9 p.m. Join us for eclectic, sometimes themed, thought-provoking questions. Gather up a group or form one here. Family friendly and alcohol free. Space is limited, preregistration is required. $3/person; free for members.
For more information call 603-323-7591.