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December 2018

Stories in the Barn

December 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This month's Stories in the Barn will have a Colonial Christmas theme. The program will be held in the historic bank barn on the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. Stories will relate to Early America. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. This is a pay-what-you-will event. Additional Stories in the Barn are planned for January 12, 2019, March 16, 2019, November 3, 2019 and December 7, 2019. Reservations…

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Yuletide Candlelight Tours

December 26 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Step back to a time when Christmas Day was only the beginning of the season! Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs as beautiful music fills the air. Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season during this popular annual event! Yuletide Tours are conducted like an “Open House.” Visitors may arrive anytime between 4 pm to 7:30 pm (due to closing at 8 pm) and tour the mansion at their own pace. $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+)…

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Yuletide Candlelight Tours

December 27 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Step back to a time when Christmas Day was only the beginning of the season! Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs as beautiful music fills the air. Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season during this popular annual event! Yuletide Tours are conducted like an “Open House.” Visitors may arrive anytime between 4 pm to 7:30 pm (due to closing at 8 pm) and tour the mansion at their own pace. $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+)…

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Yuletide Daylight Tours

December 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Journey back to a time when Christmas Day was only the beginning of the season! Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs as beautiful music fills the air. Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season during this popular annual event! Yuletide Tours are conducted like an “Open House.” Visitors may arrive anytime between 10 am and 2:30 pm (due to closing at 3 pm) and tour the mansion at their own pace. $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+)…

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January 2019

Stories in the Barn

January 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This month’s Stories in the Barn will have a winter theme. The program will be held in the historic bank barn on the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. Stories will relate to Early America. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. This is a pay-what-you-will event. Additional Stories in the Barn are planned for March 16, 2019, November 3, 2019 and December 7, 2019. Reservations are not required for…

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February 2019

Children’s Event: George Washington’s Birthday Party

February 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come celebrate George Washington's birthday at Rock Ford! This children’s event is for ages 4 through 10 years and will be held in the Rock Ford Barn.  Spend time learning about our nation's first President through crafts, games, stories and other activities. Special guest appearance by "George Washington!"  The children will sing "Happy Birthday" and enjoy cake and ice cream. Reservations are required and are limited to a maximum of 24 guests.  The cost is $10 per child and $5 per…

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March 2019

Stories in the Barn

March 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This month’s Stories in the Barn will have a St. Patrick's theme. The program will be held in the historic bank barn on the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Following the story, children will participate in a fun activity. Stories will relate to Early America. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. This is a pay-what-you-will event. Additional Stories in the Barn are planned for November 3, 2019 and December 7, 2019. Reservations are not required for this event.…

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June 2019

Stories on the Porch

June 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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Stories on the Porch

June 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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July 2019

Stories on the Porch

July 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this program, a Rock Ford docent reads a selected story of Early America to the children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford Plantation. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This is a free event; donations are always…

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