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Asheville Farmstead School: Family Discovery Day – Wind & Weather

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Who: All ages and all families!

Theme: This month we will be exploring the theme of WIND and WEATHER. We will be creating wind catchers, learning about the clouds in the sky, and how we can use our own bodies to create wind!

What: Family Discovery Day is an opportunity to come explore the Farmstead with family for FREE.

At each event we will provide a craft, forest exploration prompt, an engagement activity to further explore the theme of the month, educational boards on the theme to promote lifelong learning, and an item we will be raffling off. This is all in addition to opening our 25 acre school grounds for families to explore!

Where: 218 Morgan Cove Road NC 28715

When: May 18th from 10am-12pm and BYOPicnic from 12pm-1pm. This is a RAIN or SHINE event. There is saying we believe in at the Farmstead, there is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing choices!

Price: FREEE!!!! No registration required, but you can tell us your ‘going’ so we can make sure to have enough supplies!

Raffle: Each month we will be raffling off an item related to the theme to one lucky family who is in attendance. Stay tuned to the event page for the announcement of the raffle item as the Family Discovery Day approaches.


May 18
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Asheville Farmstead School
218 Morgan Cove Road
Candler, NC 28715 United States


Asheville Farmstead School