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Farmhouse Family Day; Beautiful Bees at Wyckoff House Museum

Farmhouse Family Day; Beautiful Bees

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Make arts and crafts for World Honey Bee Day and explore the historic farm and grounds all during Family Day! Take a break from this hot and rainy August weather to learn about the importance of bees and how they affect our everyday life. Bring your own bee to life with some simple, easy to use materials in the museum! Enjoy lawn games, colonial-era toys, a farm tour, or just a socially distanced picnic on the lawn.  What to expect on your visit: -Farmhouse Family Day is free and open to all ages, ideal for children ages 4-10. -The bee-themed craft activity will begin at 1PM. -Farm activities (i.e. planting, weeding) and beehive demo are limited, first-come first-served basis beginning at 12PM. Make sure to wear close-toed shoes and prepare to get dirty. Other things to do while you are here: -Stop by the Farm stand (from 11AM-3PM) featuring Wyckoff Farm fresh veggies and herbs as well as neighborhood vendors. -Sign up for a “Sunflower Vegetable Share” food box, a low-cost seasonal fruit and vegetable share, accepting EBT/SNAP. -Drop off food scraps for compost. HEALTH & SAFETY All visitors (over the age of 2 years) are respecfully asked to adhere to mask wearing and social distancing requirements while visiting the museum. Following these protocols will also help protect those who are unvaccinated, including families who visit with young children. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the park and event. Extra masks will be available if you do not bring your own. It is recommended to use the restroom before your arrival. There is one port-o-san on the property.

About Wyckoff House Museum

5816 Clarendon Road

East Flatbush, NY

718-629-5400

  • Standard hours: Friday-Saturday, 1-4 pm; Third Saturday Family Days, 11am-3pm

  • The Wyckoff House & Association preserves, interprets, and operates New York City’s oldest building and it’s surrounding 1.5 acres of farmland. Through innovative educational and farm-based programs we bridge cultural and agricultural gaps in an underserved community by connecting our audience with enduring themes through history, including immigration, land stewardship, and food systems.