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The holiday season arrives at the farm!


Farmstead Christmas



There’s gnome place like farmstead for the holidays!
Join us for a holiday event that’s trimmed with tasty traditions, whimsical touches, and the simple delights of a historic farmstead.

Sample activities, subject to change:

  • Uncover the mystery of the Remick gnomes ~ Learn about their discovery, favorite treat (try it, too!), where they sleep and more | Click here to read about our discovery of the Remick gnomes and share the story with your loved ones
  • Explore the museum during “Gnome on the Roam,” a fun-for-all scavenger hunt ~ Complete your roam to receive a candy cane
  • Visit Doc and Marion Remick’s apartment ~ Enjoy vintage food samples, music and a 1950’s-style Christmas tree
  • Learn about Christmas trends and traditions in America in the years after World War II
  • Help decorate the Cattle Barn Christmas Tree
  • Meet and greet our baby calves and all of the farm animals in their seasonal settings
  • Take part in animal storytime by reading to the calves
  • Go on a Candy Cane Express shuttle ride (weather/conditions permitting)
  • Sip a cup of hot cocoa
  • Imagine yourself living on a farm made of gingerbread ~ Our handmade version will get you started
  • Warm up near the open hearth in the Museum Center ~ Watch a cooking demo and sample a roasted-chestnut spread
  • Sample and learn about wintertime elixirs at the Apothecary
  • Get crafty with hands-on holiday craft for children of all ages
  • Feed the birds ~ Our Hillsdale 4-H Dairy Club will assist you in making a natural pinecone bird feeder to take home or leave for the farm’s wild birds
  • Decorate and eat a Remick-made sugar cookie ~ Take home the cookie recipe from our Remick Made Cookbook
  • Stroll the farm grounds and walk the Binsack Trail (trail open if conditions permit)
  • Shop in the Museum Store: Gnomes, Remick items, meats, gift memberships and more

Cost: $5, FREE for ages 4 & under
Helpful tips about parking and other information for your visit. Food and gift items are available while supplies last.

Beautiful! ~ The Zinser Family, South Berwick, ME



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