Events at Ardenwood Historic Farm

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: 510.544.2797 or


Photo by Carole Topalian

Sunday August 26, 11am–1pm
Cooking in the Country Kitchen

Learn to cook with a wood-burning stove, sample the special of the day, and take home an historic recipe.

Saturday September 8, Sunday September 9, & Sunday October 7 & 28, 10:30–11:30am
Garden Chores for Kids

Lend a hand weeding, watering, and planting vegetables and discover the secrets of heirlooms.

Sunday September 9, 10:30–11:30am
Meet the Farmer: Dirt Made My Lunch

Meet Ardenwood’s farmer, learn how healthy soils provide nourishing food, and experiment with mud in the vegetable garden.

Saturday September 15, 1:30-2pm
and Sunday October 28, 11:30am–noon
Apple Cider Pressing

Help squeeze the juice from apples, then sample the tasty result.

Sunday September 23, 1–2pm
We All Scream for Ice Scream!

Combine ice, salt, cream, sugar, then add a little muscle power and learn how old-fashioned ice cream is made.

Saturday October 20, 11am–noon
Pumpkin Surprise

Visit the Country Kitchen for a taste of the season’s delicious orange gourd.