It’s Base Ball, 1861 style at Spencer Peirce Little Farm! Teams playing today are The Newburyport Clamdiggers, Lynn Live Oaks, and Lowell Base Ball Club. These fun, historically accurate games feature underhand pitching and no gloves are allowed. A ball bounced once and caught is an out! Snacks, baseballs, and cards are available for purchase. Come and see for yourself how this game was played in the 1860's!
Work hand in hand with our dairy farmers to learn how our herd of Jersey cows turn grass and hay into delicious farm-fresh milk. Through hands-on activities kids will learn how milk is made into other dairy products such as cheese, butter, and ice cream. Ages 7–12.
It’s Base Ball, 1861 style on opening day at Spencer Peirce Little Farm! At 12pm Lowell Baseball Nine will take on the Lynn Live Oaks and then at 2pm the Newburyport Clamdiggers will challenge the Ipswich Brewers. These fun, historically accurate games feature underhand pitching and no gloves are allowed. A ball bounced once and caught is an out! Snacks, baseballs, and cards are available for purchase. Come and see for yourself how this game was played in the 1860's!
Bees are in trouble and humans can help. Within the past few years, a syndrome has been destroying bee colonies world-wide in a cycle referred to as Colony Collapse Disorder. In 'Queen of the Sun', director Taggart Siegel explores the world of bees and looks for answers to the sudden crisis that is threatening bee populations around the planet. Come to this screening at the Waldorf School at Moraine Farm on the The Trustees of Reservations Moraine Farm to learn more about the bees' plight and Moraine Farm's plan to make a difference for the bees.
Come watch winter melt into spring at Appleton Farms with your pre-schooler. Meet the cows, plant seeds, explore the winter wonderland, and learn about spring changes. Fiddleheads experience it all through age appropriate sensory activities, stories, songs and games. A healthy snack is provided. Please pre-register. Program meets four Thursdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22.
During this 3 day Winter vacation camp, kids (ages 7–11) will explore the farm in winter. From tracking to snow games to meeting the cows in their winter home, they will experience life on a farm in winter.
From the Old House to the New House - explore the history of Appleton Farms as you visit old buildings, family memorials, and sacred spots along this special stretch of farmland. Please pre-register. This program meets at Waldingfield Road parking area.
Sunday, October 20
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