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
Sunday September 8, 15, & 22 & October 6 & 27, 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 September 8, 12:30–1:30pm
Play with Dough
Knead the dough and shape your own pretzel to bake in the wood-burning stove.
Sunday September 22 & Oct 20 & 27, 11:30am–12:30pm
Apple Cider Pressing
Help squeeze the juice from apples and taste a sample of your hard work.
Sunday September 29, 2–3pm
We All Scream for Ice Cream!
Combine ice, salt, cream, and sugar, then add muscle power and learn how old-fashioned ice cream is made.
Saturday & Sunday, October 12 & 13, 10am–4pm
Ardenwood Farm Harvest Festival
Harvest Indian corn and popcorn, and enjoy magic shows, cider pressing, and historic crafts. Ride a narrow-gauge train, visit the pumpkin patch, and tour the old farmhouse. Bring bags for carrying home your harvest. Cost: $10/adult, $8/senior (62+), $6/child (4–17 yrs), free under 4 years. Purchase advance tickets at the farm or at ebparks.org. Free parking.