Events at Ferry Farm and Kenmore

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Gingerbread House Workshops
at Ferry FarmGirl at Gingerbread Workshop

Saturday, November 8
Two sessions:
10:30 a.m. - Noon and
1:30 p.m - 3:00 p.m.

Please call 540-370-0732 x24 for reservations. Space is limited.


28th Annual Gingerbread Contest and Exhibit at Ferry Farm

December 7-30 (Closed December 24, 25, 31)

A long-standing holiday tradition! Adults and children alike will delight at seeing the inventive interpretations of this year's theme, "Home Sweet Home." The exhibit is also fragrant with the aromas of gingerbread, candy, and fresh greenery.

Admission to Ferry Farm and the Exhibit: $8 adults; $4 students; under 6 free. Exhibit Only: $4 adults; $2 students; under 6 free.

We hope you will enter this year's contest. Rules are available to download online (PDF format), at the Ferry Farm Visitor Center, or please contact the Foundation at 540-370-0732 ext 24 or hayes@gwffoundation.org.


Gingerbread Preschool Group Workshops at Ferry Farm

Weekdays, December 8-19 by Reservation

Please call 540-370-0732 ext. 24. Groups (minimum of 10) are invited to call to schedule a workshop.


Chamber in the Dollhouse at KenmoreA Wee Christmas at Kenmore

Dollhouses and Miniatures Show
December 8-30

A highly detailed, replica dollhouse of the Kenmore mansion is on display in the Crowninshield Museum Building. This holiday season, it will be joined by other dollhouses and miniature displays on loan to the Foundation.

Admission to Kenmore and Exhibit: $10 adults, $5 students, under 6 free.
Exhibit only: $5 adults, $2.50 students, under 6 free.

Please consider loaning your treasure for this show! Email sherman@gwffoundation.org or call 540-370-0732 x27 for information.


Family History Adventure Tours at Historic Kenmore

  • Play “I Spy Kenmore”
  • Discover fun facts about history
  • Smell the aromas of an 18th-century kitchen
  • Learn what Kenmore residents ate
  • For adults and children ages 4-12 (children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Available March through December
  • $10 adults;
    $8 children

Date/Time: by reservation. Registration for weekdays—24 hours in advance; registration for weekends—1 week in advance.

To register, please call (540) 370-0732 ext. 24 or send email to
hayes@gwffoundation.org


Don't forget about our terrific school programs!

Available both on-site at Kenmore and Ferry Farm and in local school classrooms.


Birthday Parties at Ferry Farm and Kenmore!

Treat your child, age 5 to 10, and his or her friends to a birthday party at George Washington's Ferry Farm or Historic Kenmore! Learn more.


Please Note: A staff photographer is usually present at public events. Photos taken by the staff photographer at these events may be used by the Foundation for marketing and promotional purposes. Your attendance at the event implies permission for the Foundation to use these photos and the Foundation owns the copyright for all such photos.