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November is here, and the holidays are right behind it
November 8, 2023
It's so hard
to be a bird migrating for the winter! The exhausting journey is full of
dangers - do you think you could survive? Experience the challenges
as you turn into a migrating bird and play simulation games to see what
life as a migrant is like. Then we'll play Migration Hopscotch to see how
habitat loss impacts migrating birds. Explore
Cost: $6 per
person. Preregistration is required.
WILD ANIMAL EXPERTS: TURKEYS
naturalist for this popular series to learn about a new animal every
has to be about turkeys since it's the Thanksgiving month!
Gobble..gobble! Learn more.
per child. Preregistration required.
APPLE CIDERING FOR LITTLES
November 11 and 19
little ones are too young for our regular apple cidering demonstrations,
the GSOEC is offering a special session just for them. Enjoy an apple
cidering story, and fun activities before you help press apple
cider. Taste homemade cider at the end! Get more
Cost: $7 per
child. Preregistration required.
APPLE CIDERING DEMOS
November 11, 12, 18, and 25
Find out why
you’ve been looking at apples upside down your whole life and help make
fresh apple cider by hand with an old-fashioned cider press. Taste
homemade cider at the end!
Join staff and the New Jersey Paranormal Project team as they
investigate Historic Speedwell’s Vail House to see what goes bump in the
night! Delve deeper
Cost: $45 per person. Preregistration required.
FESTIVAL OF TREES: CALLING FOR TREE
Registration for tree decorators for our 2nd annual Festival of Trees is
open only until November 10, 2023. Calling all enthusiastic Christmas
tree decorators to register for the event. Learn more
Look What's Coming:
Make Your Own
make butter just in time for Thanksgiving! We will make butter in the
butter churns, then select the ingredients for flavored butter (salt or
fruit). Enjoy some butter and bread and take the rest home! Churn,
per family. Preregistration required.
CLASSIC AND TRADITIONAL: WILLIAMSBURG
ARRANGMENT FOR THE THANKSGIVING TABLE
unusual yet traditional fall holiday centerpiece in the Williamsburg
Style in this hands-on workshop. All supplies will be provided but bring
a box in which to take home your arrangement.