Family Programs

Kitchen Goodies and Gifts Family Program Our Family Programs are designed for children with an accompanying adult to have fun and learn together about food, farming, and nature. Check out our upcoming offerings below and join us! 

Pre-registration required except where noted.


 

  • May to Oct
    9 to 18

    Storywalk

    Monday to Tuesday, All Day Family Program

    Follow a story, Forest Bright, Forest Night by Jennifer Ward, as it's displayed page by page, along the trails.   Your family can read along as you walk, letting the story unfold with...

  • Jul
    30

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Aug
    2

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Aug
    4

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Aug
    6

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Aug
    9

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Aug
    11

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Aug
    13

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Aug
    14

    Farm to Ballet Performance

    Sunday, Gates open at 5:00PM; Show at 6:30PMSpecial Event

    Kick off Open Farm Week (www.diginvt.com) with this full-length performance that reinterprets classical ballet pieces to tell the story of a Vermont farm from Spring to Fall.  Bring a picnic or...

  • Aug
    15

    Moonlit Campfire - Animal Defenses

    Monday, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFamily Program

    Enjoy sitting around a campfire on a warm summer evening, fun activities, s'mores, and a visit from live OFES raptors.  This event is offered in partnership with Vermont Open Farm Week!,...

  • Aug
    15 to 21

    Vermont Open Farm Week

    Monday to Sunday, All DaySpecial Event

    During Vermont Open Farm Week, you can meet the farmers, plants, and animals that bring your favorite high-quality Vermont products to your plate.  The greatest part about Open Farm Week is that...

  • Aug
    16

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Aug
    18

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Aug
    20

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Aug
    23

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Aug
    25

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Aug
    27

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Aug
    30

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    1

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    3

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    6

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    8

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    10

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    13

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    15

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    17

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.