Explore restored farm buildings, visit with farm animals and agricultural interpreters, stroll through 100+ acres of historic and modern rural landscapes or climb up on a vintage tractor near the fruit orchard. Exciting and educational activities await you in the farmyard! Drop-in programs offered weekdays and Saturdays: hand-milk a Jersey cow, gather eggs from the chicken coop, groom a draft horse, feed the animals or help in the vegetable garden. Custom programs and birthday party packages available, too. The opportunities to learn and play are endless!
Thank you to everyone who came out for Storybooks Alive! this weekend. We had so much fun at our cupcake party with Pete the Cat! There is still time to join in on the fun for our final installment of the series, Where the Wild Things Are. Join us on Saturday, August 18th, for our Wild Rumpus party! Hope to see you there.
Join us at the farm for a story, farm tour, and playtime with friends! Visit http://www.stcparks.org to register; limited drop-in spots available.
We still have a few spots left for our popular Down On the Farm summer camps! Visit http://www.stcparks.org to register.
Thank you to everyone who came out for Primrose Palette this Saturday! Here our some lovely works of art from the evening of our Q-Tip willow tree painting. This Saturday we will be creating a lovely sailboat over a Sunset background. Registration is still open for the next three Saturdays in June, so be sure to sign up today!
Our popular Hands-On Milking drop-in class will resume this Wednesday, June 6 at 10am. Registration is done on-site in the farm office. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to register; cost is $5 for St. Charles Park District residents and $8 for non-residents.
Barn Dance this Saturday! Join us for a swinging good time at Primrose Farm! Shout Section Big Band will be providing tunes, Vargo’s Dance will be teaching swing dance lessons, and SlowSmoke BBQ will be here with their food truck. Register online for $10 admission ($15 at the door). http://www.stcparks.org
We are very excited to announce the first three paintings for our second year of Primrose Palette! Get ready to uncork and unwind over a beautiful sunset, as you create a masterpiece of your very own. Registration is through our SCPD website, so make sure to sign up and reserve your spot! We hope to see you this summer.
Coffee & Cows meets again this Friday! Join us at the farm for a tour, snacks, and playtime. Space is limited; register online here:
Have you ever wondered how sheep are shorn? Stop by Primrose Farm on Tuesday, May 8th for our sheep shearing demonstration. Lisa Carpenter from Kline Creek Farm will be here to show how to shear without electricity–using only blade shears, she will give our four Shropshire ewes their summer haircuts!
Enjoy some down-on-the-farm fun for your next birthday! Our 90-minute party packages feature a party host, farm tour, and wagon ride. For more details, follow this link or call Alison at 630-513-4374.