Old Fashioned Food Fun at Ardenwood Historic Farm
34600 Ardenwood Blvd, Fremont
No registration required. All programs are free once you have paid the park entry fee of $2–$6. Disabled accessible.
Info: ebparks.org or 510.544.2797
Saturday November 23, noon–1pm
Explore how these gourds have become fall staples while making decorations for the Thanksgiving table.
Sunday November 24, 11am–1pm
Cooking in the Country Kitchen
Stop by the outdoor farm kitchen, learn to cook with a wood-burning stove, and sample the day’s special. Pick up a historic recipe to try at home.
Sunday December 1 & 15, 12:30–1:30pm
Wiggling Worm Bins
Learn why worms are an important part of growing your garden and how to make your own worm bin at home.
Saturday February 1 & Sunday February 16, 1:30–2:30pm
Old Fashioned Butter Makin’
Discover an easy way to make butter from cream, then sample your tasty concoction on crackers.
Thursday–Sunday, December 5–8, 12–15, and 19–22
Christmas at the Patterson House
Tours led by costumed docents include 14 decorated rooms and Victorian-style holiday ornaments. Tour times vary. Fee separate from Ardenwood Farm entrance: $3 adults/seniors, $2 children 6 and older.