Frying Pan Farm Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Park open dawn to dusk. Kidwell Farm open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Facility Hours vary.

703-437-9101
TTY 711

Farm: 2709 West Ox Road; Visitor Center: 2739 West Ox Road
Herndon, Virginia

Yvonne Johnson,
Manager

Frying Pan Farm Park Events

Bored out of your Gourd

02/23/2019 11:00 am


(7-Adult) Are you tired of being cooped up inside all winter with nothing to do? Flock over to Frying Pan Farm Park to make a birdhouse out of gourds we grew last year. The program runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and the cost is $14 per person. Only registered participants receive a birdhouse gourd and decorating supplies. Children age 13 and younger must be…

Bluegrass-Nothin' Fancy

02/24/2019 7:00 pm


Nothin' Fancy in concert in the Bluegrass Barn Series at Frying Pan Farm Park.

Little Hands on the Farm Winter

02/25/2019 9:45 am


(2-5 yrs.) Join us for fun in the Visitor Center classroom at Frying Pan Farm Park this season and learn about animals, farm chores and how farm life is different in winter. Children enjoy activities such as stories, crafts or games. Each session runs for 45 minutes. Children age two to three meet at 9:45 a.m. and those age three to five meet at 11 a.m. The cost is…

Virginia Farms

03/02/2019 11:00 am to 03/02/2019 12:30 pm


(12-Adult) Agriculture is big business in Virginia. In fact, it is our state’s largest industry. This adult lecture series at Frying Pan Farm Park features local farmers in the Fairfax County area. Each session includes a personalized, 45-minute presentation from farmers explaining why they chose farming as a profession, what they produce and…

Putting the Animals to Bed

03/15/2019 7:00 pm to 03/15/2019 8:00 pm


(3-Adult) When evening shadows spread over Kidwell Farm, it is time to put the animals to bed. Bring your flashlight or lantern for this twilight tour at Frying Pan Farm Park, and learn how our farm animals settle down for the night. Dress for the weather. The program runs from 7 to 8 p.m., and the cost is $10 per person. Children must be…

Home Grown How-Tos-Tool Prep and Maintenance

03/16/2019 10:45 am to 03/16/2019 12:00 pm


(12-Adult) If you treat your tools and equipment well, they will treat you well with years of service. This seminar at Frying Pan Farm Park focuses on proper maintenance for everyday garden tools such as shovels, trowels, and other hand tools. Farm pros demonstrate lawnmower blade sharpening, basic small engine maintenance, and trouble…

Putting the Animals to Bed

03/16/2019 7:00 pm to 03/16/2019 8:00 pm


(3-Adult) When evening shadows spread over Kidwell Farm, it is time to put the animals to bed. Bring your flashlight or lantern for this twilight tour at Frying Pan Farm Park, and learn how our farm animals settle down for the night. Dress for the weather. The program runs from 7 to 8 p.m., and the cost is $10 per person. Children must be…

Little Hands on the Farm

03/18/2019 9:45 am to 03/18/2019 11:45 am


(2-5 yrs.) Join us at Frying Pan Farm Park to learn about a different element of farm life each week. Children interact with farm animals, read a story and create a craft. Pre-paid reservations are required. Adults must attend with a registered child. The program runs from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. for children age two to three and from 11 to 11:45…

Putting the Animals to Bed

03/22/2019 7:00 pm to 03/22/2019 8:00 pm


(3-Adult) When evening shadows spread over Kidwell Farm, it is time to put the animals to bed. Bring your flashlight or lantern for this twilight tour at Frying Pan Farm Park, and learn how our farm animals settle down for the night. Dress for the weather. The program runs from 7 to 8 p.m., and the cost is $10 per person. Children must be…

Putting the Animals to Bed

03/23/2019 7:00 pm to 03/23/2019 8:00 pm


(3-Adult) When evening shadows spread over Kidwell Farm, it is time to put the animals to bed. Bring your flashlight or lantern for this twilight tour at Frying Pan Farm Park, and learn how our farm animals settle down for the night. Dress for the weather. The program runs from 7 to 8 p.m., and the cost is $10 per person. Children must be…

Bluegrass-Valerie Smith/Liberty Pike

03/24/2019 7:00 pm


Valerie Smith knows and respects the tried and true ways of bluegrass, and has held fast to her one unbreakable rule - sing from my heart. Her vocal sound straddles the line between bluegrass, country and alternative music. Her band consists of Bluegrass Hall-of Famer Tom Gray, banjoist Joe Zauner, radio personality Lisa Kay Howard-Hughes on Mandolin and the…

Farm Skills-Animal Caretaker

03/30/2019 10:00 am to 03/30/2019 11:15 am


(7-Adult) Here is your chance for a behind-the-scenes tour at Frying Pan Farm Park to see all the hard work that goes into raising our farm animals. Participants tour our feed room, visit our animal areas, meet farm animals and learn the different management practices we use to keep the animals happy and healthy. The program from 10 to 11:15…

Bluegrass-Becky Buller Band

04/14/2019 7:00 pm


The Becky Buller Band plays in Bluegrass Barn at Frying Pan Farm Park.

Frying Pan Farm Park Classes and Camps

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