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Forest Home Farms Historic Park is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm. Saturdays feature free family activities from 11am to 2pm. Take a tour of the restored Victorian Glass House Museum on Saturday at 1pm for a fee of $5 per person payable by credit card only. Children ages 3 and under are free.


January 27 - Old Fashioned Games
Learn about and play some old fashioned games that are still lots of fun today. Challenge yourself to a game of ball and cup, play with a buzz saw and try your hand at Jacob’s ladder. Make an old fashioned
toy to take home too.

February 3 - Fun with Felt
Come learn how felt is made from sheep’s wool. Give wet felting a try and make a wool ball or bracelet to take home.

February 10 - Victorian Valentines
February has long been celebrated as a month of romance. Learn how the Victorian’s celebrated Valentine’s Day and make your own Victorian Valentine.

February 17 - Closed for President’s Day

February 24 - Canning & Jam
Canning was an important part of life on a farm. Come learn about the process of canning and taste a few jams that Ruth Boone made and sold at Forest Home Farm.

March 3 - Pinecones
What is a pinecone really? Find out what animals use them for and make a pine cone craft.

March 10 - Old Fashioned Dolls & Toys
See some antique toys and dolls from the Forest Home Farm collection and make your own toy to
take home.

March 17 - Wonderful Walnuts
Learn about the history of walnut processing and the inventions Travis Boone contributed. See some old
equipment in action and make a fun walnut craft to take home.

March 24 - Easter on the Farm
Learn about Easter traditions from the early 1900’s. Dye an egg with natural dye and create a special basket to take home.

March 31 - Closed for Easter

April 7 - Clothespin Dolls
Children have been making clothespin dolls for well over 100 years! Learn more about the history of this old fashioned toy and make your own to take home.

April 14 - Geocache Scavenger Hunt
Have you caught the geocaching bug? Come on a modern day scavenger hunt to find the geocache located at the farm and learn how to use a compass.

Presented by the San Ramon Historic Foundation
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April 28 - Tin Punching
During the colonial era, punched tin made its mark on everything from lanterns to cupboards. Learn to make your own design to take home.