MAY 4, 2010
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI OR DAN CRANDALL
216-635-3200, EXT. 3263 OR EXT. 3274
"If he only had a brain..." Build a scarecrow with
a head full of straw to help protect your garden - one of the many
things to do and see at Cleveland Metroparks free "Farm &
Garden Day" event!
"Farm & Garden Day," on Saturday, June 5from 11 a.m.
to 4 p.m. at Garfield Park Nature Center in Garfield Park
Reservation in Garfield Hts., celebrates Ohio's rich history of
farmers and gardeners and features a scarecrow building
make-and-take station. Be sure to bring some old clothes for
the scarecrow, or clothes can be purchased on site for $1 (provided
by the Slovenian National Home).
The event also features vendors and exhibitors, live farm animals
(including a petting area with rabbits and goats), displays of
antique and modern farm equipment, square dancing, photo
opportunities, tasting stations, hayride shuttles, demonstrations
of spinning and sheep herding, and more!
Plus, free children's hands-on crafts and activities will be going
on all day, too.
Local farm and gardening vendors and exhibitors, include: Crystal
Moon Acres, Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau, Dean's Greenhouse,
Garfield Heights Historical Society, Handrosh Farms, Red Wagon
Farm, Wilson's Feed Mill, and Cleveland Metroparks
And, browse the great merchandise selections of EarthWords Nature
Shop, and enjoy refreshments for sale.
GarfieldParkNatureCenter is located off the Broadway Avenue
entrance of Garfield Park Reservation in Garfield Heights - north
of the I-480/Broadway Avenue exit.
For more information, call 216-341-3152 or visit
Make a scarecrow and enjoy "Farm & Garden Day" in
Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life, naturally!