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Farmstead Frolic

Event information

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-886-1467

Location: Riverview Farmstead Preserve


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Event details

Visit the farm for some old-fashioned fun and learn about the significance of agriculture in Will County — both past and present! Tour the limestone house and barns, meet some animals from the farmyard and beyond in the petting zoo, try your hand at some farmstead chores and more!

Riverview Farmstead Preserve is the site of the Clow family farm from the mid-1800s, an important farm in the development of Wheatland Township. The farmstead is on the DuPage River and connects to bike and walking paths in the area.

Event requirements

No registration required.

This event takes place outside, along paved and gravel paths over uneven terrain, requiring walking of about 0.5 mile. The limestone house has an accessible entrance. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should call 815.886.1467, or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.