| This Sunday event offers good times for all ages. Take a wagon ride from the adjoining shopping center, where you can park free. See our live animals, farm gardens, demonstrations, displays, traditional crafters, and things for children to enjoy.
Highlights & Entertainment:
12:00 Noon: Dedication of the Granite Rock and Bronze Plaque commemorating the 1901 Establishment of Rentschler Farm and the 2014 National Register Designation.
1:00pm and 3:30pm Twisting with Aesop, Saline Area Players in the Upper Hay Barn. This is a fun rendition of Aesop tales and songs performed by local professionals.
2:00pm Saline Big Band outside the Lower Dairy Barn. Entertaining Salinians since 1973, we are please to have this prestigious group of jazz musicians join us.
There will be activities on the lawn for children, too.
Visit each of the farm buildings and tour the farmhouse, which is interpreted as a family might have used it in the 1930s. The Farm Gift Shop includes books on Saline history, as well as locally crafted gifts. Rentschler Farm is the official Saline site for the Heritage Passport Stamp (free). Bring your own National Parks Passport or purchase one in the gift shop.
Food: Available for purchase from Kiwanis and Lions Club Food Wagons. Good weather will make this a memorable day.
Admission: $1 adults; children free.
Please Note: CLOSED the day before Harvest Time, as we get ready for the big day. After Harvest Time, the farmhouse and gift shop continue to be open on Saturdays until December 20, 2014. Visitors may always walk around the farm complex and read signs at the front of each building, whether officially open or not.