Summer Programs!

Summer Programs!

 

June 4 – August 12

 

 

 

GemstoneMiningFB

 

Monday – Friday, 11 AM – 3 PM

Saturday, 11 AM – 4 PM

Sunday, 1 – 4 PM

Enjoy this hands-on activity out on our Nature Trail at our Grist Mill! Search for rare beauties in this sluice activity and keep what you find! If you need help, staff are on hand to help identify materials.

Weather permitting. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Each person will require a ticket.

Please note Gemstone Mining is open in May, see dates below.

Sundays, 1 – 4 PM

Saturday, May 28, 11 AM – 4 PM

Monday, May 30, 11 AM – 4 PM

 

 

ForestEcologyTourFacebook

 

Monday – Friday

Enjoy a guided tour of the nature trail and explore the ecological communities found in local forests, streams and ponds.  Learn about native plants, look for signs of wildlife, and conduct simple studies to assess the health of our local environment.  The tour includes a walk through the Catawba Indian Village and concludes with an opportunity to learn about local agriculture and meet the animals at The Farm.  Forest Ecology Tours are weather permitting and subject to staff availability. 

Included in The Farm admission.

Forest Ecology Tours are weather permitting and subject to staff availability. 

 

 

Farm Friends 2022

 

Saturdays, 11:30 AM, 1:30 & 2 PM

Sundays, 1:30 & 2 PM

Take a trip to our outdoor exhibit to meet the animals that call the farm home.  Goats, sheep, chickens, alpacas and more will be excited to meet student visitors.  Enjoy a talk by farm animal keepers and participate in a special feeding activity with some of our farm friends.

$5 person – Includes The Farm admission

 

GROUP REQUESTS

Monday – Friday

$5 per student

Contact Stephanie Austin, stephaniea@cityofgastonia.com, to book your visit!

 

 

KeeperTalksFacebook min

 

Weekdays @ 1:15 PM

Meet the animals of the Schiele Museum.  Enjoy a show-and-tell or feeding demonstration by animal keepers featuring favorite live animal ambassadors from the museum’s collection.  Keeper Talks feature a different live animal experience each day of the week.

Included in Museum Exhibit admission.

 

GROUP REQUESTS

Monday – Friday

$5 per student

Contact Stephanie Austin, stephaniea@cityofgastonia.com, to book your visit!

 

 

  

purchase tickets

Select the date you’d like to visit, then the exhibit/program.