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February 2018

Free Fishing Weekend

February 17 @ 10:30 am - February 18 @ 5:00 pm

Take advantage of this opportunity to fish Michigan’s premier waters for FREE!

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Hayride/Sleigh Rides

February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride (weather permitting) through the wooded trails around the Farm Center.

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Design – Build – Test!

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ann Arbor

Discover your inner engineer in this Pop-Up Makerspace. Today’s Challenge: Towers!   See All The Details Here

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Storytelling for Kids

February 25 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Ann Arbor

The second day of the Ark's Storytelling Festival is devoted to a show of stories for families!

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March 2018

Journey to the Sugar Bush

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

March is Maple Sugar Month in Michigan! Learn the history and techniques of making maple syrup, then tap a tree, and see sap boiled into syrup.

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Creative Theatre Acting Classes for Kids Ages 6-8

March 10 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

An 8-week class geared for younger kids which provides an introduction to theatre using creative play, theatre games, and improvisation.

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Inaugural Lumberjack Pancake Run

March 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Run begins at 9:30 a.m. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, and maple syrup enthusiasts alike! Join the Outdoor Adventure Center as we conduct our biggest event of the year, the first annual Pancake Lumberjack Run! Imagine seeing a live chainsaw carving, diving into a pile of pancakes covered in pure Michigan maple syrup and walking a fashion runway to show off your unique lumberjack style. These are all things you can expect to happen on this eventful day at the Outdoor…

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Second Saturdays for Families: I Spy

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Are you a nature buff? Have you ever wanted to build your own bug hotel? How about building a paper boat to race against friends? Now, it's your turn!

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Maple Syrup Festival

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

In Fenner’s own sugar bush, experience the history of making maple syrup with hands-on demonstrations throughout the day. Learn about some of the tools and techniques that various cultures through history have used to harvest the sap and convert it into maple syrup and sugar.

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Drop-In Spring for Kids: Fun Farm Friends

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Kids of all ages get creative tracing your handprint and making a fun farm friend—a cute piglet, cow or duckling.

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