Pumpkinland at Dundee Gardens

pumpkin decorating

September 30th, October 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th from 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Join us on Saturday for some seasonal fun! Hear the story of Jack-O-Lantern and weigh in on the age-old question - is a pumpkin a fruit or a vegetable? Parent and child will work together to decorate a pumpkin to bring home to set the perfect mood for the season. A perfect "core memory" afternoon! This workshop is for children ages 4-10 with a parent-partner.  

$6 fee covers all materials. Tickets available at Dundee Gardens. Space is limited.

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pumpkinland story hour

Every Saturday for Pumpkinland
September 30th, October 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th from 3:30pm – 4:00pm

What's better than a good book? How about a good book, crisp autumn air, and the rustle of leaves beneath your feet?  Story hour at Pumpkinland offers just that! We'll read some of our favorite Halloween children’s books outdoors. Stay for one story or stay for all! Grab a hay bale and take a seat, we welcome children and adults alike to delight in these frighteningly fun stories.

This event is FREE and open to all ages. 

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build a scarecrow event

Sunday October 1st and 22nd from 2pm – 3pm

Would you like to build a  . . . scarecrow? Bring to life your very own straw-filled character – funny or scary, beautiful or whimsical – your scarecrow creation will bring an element of autumn flare to your home! Staff will be available to assist with scarecrow creation and design. Straw, burlap, and staking materials are provided, and participants are invited to bring their own clothing or scarecrow accessories. All ages are welcome. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
 
$15. Tickets available at Dundee Gardens. Space is limited.

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pumpkins from the inside and out

Saturday October 7th, 14th, and 21st from 4:00pm – 4:30 pm

Have you ever taken the time to investigate the guts of a pumpkin? Join Dundee Gardens for a hands on exploration inside of various types of pumpkins. As we delve through pumpkin goo, you'll learn the history of the jack-o-lantern, how pumpkins came to be a staple for pie making, and explore the importance of pumpkins to Native American and early settlers in our area. Learn many of the varieties and why each is grown. Bring all of your pumpkin questions and your taste buds too! 

This event is FREE and open to all ages.