Summer Children's Festival
Saturday, August 8th, 2015
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM RAIN OR SHINE
This free festival invites families all over Durham, the Triangle, and NC to come and play with us! Join in a day of free music, games, arts and crafts, and historic activities perfect for families and kids of all ages.
Below you will find our full schedule of events and activities.
Help Duke Homestead Fill That Bus!
All day at the Welcome Table, Duke Homestead will be taking donations of school supplies for Fill that Bus! These supplies go to help our local classrooms in the Durham Public Schools. Your donation of school supplies gets you a free entry into our raffle. Check out our blog for more information on Fill That Bus and a list of the Top 10 most need items.
ALL Day In the Festival Area
Welcome Booth and Raffle Table
Catch the Gnomes! Scavenger Hunt
Make and Take Crafts
Arts and Crafts Vendors
Fire Truck Meet and Greet
Police Car Meet and Greet
Water Play Area
Mule Drawn Wagon Rides
All Day in the Museum
Sarah's Farm Film
Track them Down! Scavenger Hunt
Animals of NC Coloring Activity
All Day in the Historic Area
19th Century Games and Toys
19th Century Fiddle and Banjo Music
Hands on Milking Cow
Open House in the Third Factory
Open House in the Historic Home
Rag doll making on the back porch
Bake and Taste Sugar Cookies
Historic Toy Make and Take
Hands on History Touch Baskets