ADMISSION TO THE 'CHRISTMAS AT 123 FARM' EVENT IS FREE!

ACTIVITIES

Christmas at 123 Farm is a family-friendly event with crafts geared towards children as well as hands-on workshops for adults. Some activities have a cost associated with it and may require pre-registration.

KIDS ACTIVITIES

Some of the kid's activities require tickets. Tickets may be purchased at the Organic Galleries (Bar or Sweet Barn). Tickets are sold 5 for $5 or 12 for $10. Tickets are non-refundable.

Gingerbread House Making

5 tickets per person

Make your own small gingerbread house using graham crackers, icing and candies. All materials are provided.

 

Holiday Crafts & Ornament Making

Varies. 2-5 tickets per craft.

Make a sheep ornament using wool, ornaments made with berries and greenery or even Christmas slime. Please visit the booth for more information.

 

Carnival-Style Christmas Games

2 tickets per game.

Shoot down some snowman targets or try to get a hoop on a target. Prizes include candies and a chance to win bigger prizes.

 

Storytelling

Free

Saturdays 11 am & 12 pm, Sundays 12 pm

Join "Library Laura" for a Christmas story telling followed by a simple holiday craft.

 

Christmas Scavenger Hunt

Free

Ongoing all day

Look for hidden Christmas clues around the Organic Galleries and "12 Days of Christmas" shops. Find all eight clues to solve the riddle and claim your prize! Ongoing all day. Come to the Organic Galleries Bar for your game board.

 

Heirloom Chicken Egg Harvest

$3 per person

Friday 1 pm

Saturday and Sunday 1 pm & 2 pm

Help harvest chicken eggs from our free range hens. Enjoy a brief tour of the farm and learn about our farming philosophy. Preregistration required.

Click here to Register Online

Sheep Feeding

Free

Friday 3 pm

Saturday and Sunday 12 pm & 3 pm

Help our farmer feed our herd of sheep with olive branches. Please wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk about 10 minutes to the sheep pen. Meet in front of the Main Lobby. No pre-registration is required.

 

S'mores

Purchase a s'mores kit from the Sweet Barn and sit around the campfire roasting marshmallows.

 

The Stagecoach Express Experience

Ride aboard our wagon for an enchanting ride and Christmas story through our property. The spirit of the season will be rekindled with a heartwarming tale of Christmas and songs. Passengers will  receive a souvenir leather-strapped brass bell and a cup of hot chocolate.

Ages 10+   $14

Child 4-9    $12

Child 0-3    Free* (must ride on lap)

*lap children do not receive a souvenir bell and hot chocolate

Click here to Register Online

 

Giant Chess & Jenga Games

Located in front of Candy Cane Lane. Free to play.

 

Write a Letter to Santa

Have your child write a letter to Santa at The North Post located at the '12 Days of Christmas' shops. Santa will send a response through the mail. Free.

WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS

Make a handmade gift for someone special this holiday season. The workshops use materials from our farm and comes with packaging to make them instantly giftable. Some activities overlap with the Kids Activities above but are good for all ages. Please note online sales end at 12 am the night before. Any remaining spots will be sold at the workshop the day of!

Lip Balm Gift Making

$12 per person

Friday 1 pm

Saturday and Sunday 12 pm & 1 pm

Learn how to make our popular lip balms. Add essential oils to make your own custom blend or use our blended scents. Keep one for yourself and give the other as a gift. Class includes all materials and linen bag for gifting. Preregistration highly recommended.

Click here to Register Online

 

Christmas Bath Salt Blend

$14 per person

Friday 2 pm

Saturday and Sunday 2 pm & 3 pm

Blend 3 types of bath salts using ingredients from our farm. Package them in test tubes with a label and linen bag to make a pretty handmade gift.

Click here to Register Online

 

Olive Wreath Making

$25

Saturday, December 7 at 3 pm

Sunday, December 8 at 2 pm

Make your own olive wreath using fresh olive branches from our farm. The instructor will guide you through the steps and help you decorate your wreath with a ribbon so that it's ready to hang on your door or gift to a friend.

Click here to Register Online

 

Heirloom Chicken Egg Harvest

$3 per person

Friday 1 pm

Saturday and Sunday 1 pm & 2 pm

Help harvest chicken eggs from our free range hens. Enjoy a brief tour of the farm and learn about our farming philosophy. Preregistration required.

Click here to Register Online

 

 

 

 

 

Sheep Feeding

Free

Friday 3 pm

Saturday and Sunday 12 pm & 3 pm

Help our farmer feed our herd of sheep with olive branches. Please wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk about 10 minutes to the sheep pen. Meet in front of the Main Lobby. No pre-registration is required.

 

S'mores

$3 per kit

Purchase a s'mores kit from the Sweet Barn and sit around the campfire roasting marshmallows.

 

Live Music

Festive music performed daily from 1-3 pm outdoors at our stage. Complete music line up coming soon.

 

The Stagecoach Express Experience

Ride aboard our wagon for an enchanting ride and Christmas story through our property. The spirit of the season will be rekindled with a heartwarming tale of Christmas and songs. Passengers will  receive a souvenir leather-strapped brass bell and a cup of hot chocolate.

Ages 10+   $14

Child 4-9    $12

Child 0-3    Free* (must ride on lap)

*lap children do not receive a souvenir bell and hot chocolate

Click here to Register Online

 

Giant Chess & Jenga Games

Located in front of Candy Cane Lane. Free to play.

 

Historical Gallery Tour

Did you know that Albert Einstein was a regular visitor to our ranch in the 1930's? Learn about the history of Highland Springs Ranch & Inn. View prints from our archive with descriptions.

 

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 10600 Highland Springs Ave., Cherry Valley, CA 92223       Tel. 951-845-1151     Fax. 951-845-8090