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Spring Farm Day


Title: Spring Farm Day Location: Frying Pan Farm Park Register: Click here Description: Watch sheep shearing and antique farm equipment demonstrations. Participate in hands-on farm activities such as cow and goat milking. Enjoy crafts, games, puppet shows and get an up-close introduction to the baby farm animals. Start Time: 10:00 Date: 2014-05-10 End Time: 15:00

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Food Wars!

Food Wars Flyer Color

Saturdays at Kidwell Barn

Class Dates: 5/17, 5/31, 6/14

Every day a silent battle is waged outside your window. Come to the farm for a family-friendly gardening experience. Catch and identify animals that help plants grow, learn how plants sustain life for themselves and others, and discover how plants dominate their territory. Design and take . . . → Read More: Food Wars!

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 his . . . → 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 . . . → 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 . . . → Read More: Farm Animal Safari

Self-Sustaining Gardener

Self Sustaining Gardener

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 . . . → 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 . . . → Read More: These Walls are Talking… Come Hear Their Stories

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 . . . → Read More: Picnic at Frying Pan