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(703) 437 9101

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Interview with a Beekeeper


How long have you been beekeeping at Frying Pan Farm Park? How did you get started beekeeping at Frying Pan?   In the mid 1960′s and early 1970′s, I raised and showed rabbits in the 4-H program at Frying Pan Park when the County 4-H Rabbit program was under the direction of Bill Stuart and . . . → Read More: Interview with a Beekeeper

Carnival Fun Discount Days

Carnival Fun Color

Save on ride tickets at this summer’s 4H Fair & Carnival July 31st and August 1st!  Great outing for your campers or group.  Register today by calling (703) 437-9101.


Jr. Farmer Family Fun


 Thursdays from 4-5pm

Class Dates: 4/10, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, 6/5, 6/19

Junior Farmer is a family program that goes behind the scenes to help the farmers at Frying Pan Farm Park.  Jr. farmers will learn about all of our barnyard animals and learn how to care, handles, and have fun with them!  Great fun for . . . → Read More: Jr. Farmer Family Fun

Farm Animal Safari


 Thurs 5/15, Tues 5/20, or Tues 5/27.  From 4pm-5pm.

Calling all Safari Detectives!  Did you know that animals leave behind different signs and evidence that they exist at Kidwell Farm?  You may not see many large animals around here but evidence of their presence is EVERYWHERE.  We will use our powers of observation to locate . . . → Read More: Farm Animal Safari

Self-Sustaining Gardener

Self Sustaining Gardner

Join the grow local, eat local revolution at your favorite Farm Park!  Self-sustaining gardener will learn the holistic approach to growing healthy and productive food plants year after year with this Saturday morning class at Kidwell Barn.  Participants will also have the option of registering for take-home starter kit which includes a container garden full of soil, . . . → Read More: Self-Sustaining Gardener

Visitor Center Blood Drive

04.03.14 Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive will be held in the Visitors Center Auditorium on Saturday April 5th from 7:30am to 11:30am.  Click to read more about the history of the Blood Drive during the era of Frying Pan Farm.

These Walls are Talking… Come Hear Their Stories

3.25.14 Meeting House

Join us Sunday, April 6 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at the Historic Frying Pan Meeting House on Centreville Road. Go back to 1861 when the Frying Pan Meeting House served as a Field Hospital for Confederate soldiers. Re-enactors, exhibits, and hands-on displays bring the field hospital stories to life! Event is FREE.  For more information call 703-437-9101.

Picnic at Frying Pan

Picnic Pavilion by VC

Adjacent to the Visitor Center at Frying Pan Farm Park, our spacious new Picnic Pavilion spacious new facility accommodates up to 180 guests with 18 tables, two grills, a brand new restroom, electrical outlets, and handicap accessibility.  It’s only a few minutes walk to the animals and hayrides!

Rates: Prime: $325 Prime Half Day: $210 Non-Prime: $220 Non-prime Half Day: . . . → Read More: Picnic at Frying Pan

Scout Programs at Frying Pan


Check out our list of Boy Scout and Girl Scout Programs offered at Frying Pan Farm Park.  Click to see the newest boy scout and girl scout badge offerings - includes prices and times with badge description. 

To schedule a program please call the Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center at 703-437-9101. For safety and security we require at least one adult chaperone . . . → Read More: Scout Programs at Frying Pan

Bluegrass Barn: Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line

Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line

Playing April 13th at Bluegrass Barn:

Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line are a traveling Carnival of acoustic Americana.  The high energy, Nashville-based quintet perform Struthers’ original story-songs with tight, three-part harmonies, fiddle, claw-hammer banjo, acoustic guitar, bass, and drums.  Struthers was catapulted into the spotlight when she led her band to a blue . . . → Read More: Bluegrass Barn: Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line