Stearns Homestead is open to the public free-of-charge every Saturday and Sunday, starting May 21 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. Weather permitting, the farm animals may be out and barn feed table may be open prior to opening day.
Special events are planned throughout the season. We hope you will make plans to join us for one or all of our events:
May 20 – Opening Day* Farm, barnyard, Gibbs House museum and Country Store will be open and ready for visitors.
First Friday Family Nights (June-Oct) 6:30—8 pm
June 9- Flag Retirement Ceremony* – 2:00 pm – presented by local boy scout troop. Bring your own chair. (worn or torn flags may be dropped of prior to the event – please put them on the Gibbs porch)
June 30 – Farm Market opens 9 am – 1 pm (every Saturday in the front pasture)
July 9 – Ice Cream Social 6:30 – 8 pm
July 15 – Heritage Day Community groups will share their programs and families can experience what farm life was like when the Stearns family settled in Parma in the 1800’s.
August 18 & 19 – Treasures & Rummage Sale Saturday 10 am – 4 pm, Sunday 12 – 3 pm. We will take usable items you donate starting August 1 – all proceeds are used to feed and care for the farm animals. No clothing or electronics please.
September 8 & 9 – Farm City Days* family fun day at the farm 12-4 pm
October 1 – Animal Blessing 1:00 pm
October 13 & 14 – Fall Festival* pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, bakery, fall food favorites, family fun activities.
November 4 – Adoptive Parents’ Day 1-3 pm
December 1 & 2 – Christmas at the Farm* Photos with Santa – pet photos with Santa on Sunday only please.
All events are from 12:00 – 4:00 pm unless otherwise noted * People food available