Events at Ardenwood



“Making Jam,” 1876, by Vladimir Makovsky [Public Domain-US]

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: or 510.544.2797

Sunday February 24, 1–2:30pm
We All Scream for Ice Cream

Combine ice, salt, cream, sugar, and a little muscle power to make delicious old-fashioned ice cream.

Saturday March 9 & Sunday March 17, 11:30am–12:30pm
Stuck in a Jam

Come watch a demo on a time-honored food-preservation technique. Take some jam home with you.

Sunday March 10 & 24, 11:30am–12:30pm
Garden Chores for Kids

Have fun while weeding, watering, and planting.

Sunday March 10 & 24 and April 14 & 28, 1–2pm
Farming for Climate Change

Learn how to grow vegetables while also protecting the planet.

Sunday April 7, 11:30am–12:30pm
Rural Farm Pharmacy

Discover a few simple remedies used by rural Americans in the late 19th century.

Sunday April 7, 14, 21, & 28, 11am–1pm
Cooking in the Country Kitchen

Discover how to cook with a wood-burning stove and sample the day’s savory or sweet special. Pick up a historic recipe to try at home.