Girl Scout Day: Soil & Water

Ever wonder what it would be like to shrink yourself into the size of a mole and travel beneath the soil to explore a magical world beneath your feet? Experience our immersive, glow-in-the-dark exhibit which reveals what most people take for granted – the intricate web of life that resides in healthy soil. Our resident…

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Colonial Farm Life

Ever wonder what life was like for an 18th century farm family? Working alongside costumed interpreters visitors can experience life on a working colonial-era farm. Lend a hand in the garden and learn about self-sufficiency by growing your own food. Help build a fence to protect your flock of sheep. Learn the art of blacksmithing…

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Green History Saturdays

Green History connects a contemporary sustainability issue to its colonial equivalent. This innovative approach to interpreting history uses exhibits and visitor experiences that transform visitors into informed decision makers related to today’s environmental issues. Visit the National Colonial Farm Saturdays, April 8 through December 2, and discover something new! Saturdays on the National Colonial Farm…

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Tails on Trails

  Celebrate National Trails Day with your pooch at Piscataway Park. Tails on Trails will feature guided trail walks and a Pooch Play Zone with a tennis ball pit, agility course, and cooling pool. Plus, discover what role pets played on an 18th century farm then pamper your pooch with DIY dog treats and paw…

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Brushstrokes for the Barnyard

Join the Accokeek Foundation at Muse Paint Bar at National Harbor for a special paint-and-sip fundraiser to benefit the foundation’s agriculture and environmental education programs. Tickets are $45 per person with 40% of every ticket sold donated, so make sure to bring all of your friends!   Purchase tickets online today.   About Muse Paint…

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Lattes with Lambs

Our baby lambs are excited to meet you! Spend your Saturday with the newest additions to our barnyard while enjoying live music, coffee, and donuts. Bring the whole family to enjoy other activities on our farm including sheep shearing, butter making, and felting. Ticket prices: $10 for adults $5 for children, members, and military All…

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Winter’s Eve

Save the Date: Winter’s Eve is one of the most popular events held at the National Colonial Farm each year. Guests will enjoy a special evening as we deck the farm for the holidays — colonial style! Enjoy the simplicity of the holiday season with: Hand-craft earth-friendly gifts for someone special; Experience an 18th century farm…

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