Events/Classes 2014


Opening Day Friday March 28nd!


MINIATURE TERRARIUM DESIGN CLASS
Tuesday, April 8th 11am & 5pm

Life Under Glass

We will discuss different types of terrariums, the varieties of plants that thrive in them, the purpose of the individual layers and the process of building one. You will take these tips home with you so your terrarium will thrive long into the future! Each student will then design and build one to take home.

  • Cost of the class is $50.00
  • Class includes a glass vessel, soil, layering components and plants
  • Guidance in design, tips for successful growth, care & maintenance
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340


SPRING WREATH CLASS
Wednesday, April 9th 11am

Sunday April 12th 11am
Celebrate Springís Arrival
We will weave together birch branches and twigs along with flower sprays with blooms and buds that will be accented with mosses, a nest, eggs and ribbon. You will leave with a beautiful wreath for your front door to welcome the spring season.
  • Cost of the class is $55.00: includes everything
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340

 

SPRING CONTAINER CLASS
Thursday, April 10th 11am
Come and design a colorful spring garden to grow indoors while you are waiting for the outdoors to bloom! You will create a beautiful container filled with flowering bulbs, pansies/violas, accented with ivies, twigs and green mosses. The perfect start to the spring season!

  • Cost of the class is $45.00
  • Class includes a container, soil, plants and accent pieces
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340


THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER WELLNESS AND DAY OF BEAUTY
Sunday, April 13th
Please join us for our 2nd Annual Wellness and Day of Beauty Event
April 13th 11am-2pm

FREE EVENTS

We will be offering FREE 20 minute treatments for herbal facials and hand rejuvenations using Farmaesthetics fine herbal skin care line.


Pre-registration for these treatments is required, please call to schedule your appointment 792-1340.

The Day Includes:

11am-Yoga for The Gardeners
Join Jessica for an hour of stretches and meditation that will help prepare you for the days of gardening ahead! (Please bring a towel and or a yoga mat).

 

 


MINIATURE LANDSCAPE or FAIRY GARDEN CLASS
Tuesday, April 15th 11am & 5pm
Enjoy micro-landscaping your tabletop garden. Learn how to plan, create and care for a miniature garden of your own. We will design and build a miniature garden guaranteed to be a great "little" addition to your garden.

  • Cost of the class is $65.00
  • Class includes a container, plants, soil and accent pieces
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340


 

HERB LECTURE AND CONTAINER CLASS
Thursday, April 17th 11am
Join Scott, our herb grower, for an informative herb gardening lecture and create your own mixed herb container garden for your home. Learn the doís and doníts of growing herbs organically in your garden or in a container.

  • Cost of the class and lecture is $45.00
  • Class includes a container, soil, fertilizer and plants
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340

 

EASTER EGG HUNT AND EASTER BUNNY VISIT
Saturday, April 19th 11am & 2pm
 
The Easter Bunny will be hopping by on Saturday, March 30th to help us with our Easter Egg Hunts at 11am and 2pm. These are free events for children 7 years and younger. There will be two fields this year. They will be divided by ages: 4yrs and under will be in one field and another field for ages 5 to 7. The events will take place in our gardens rain or shine. Donít forget your camera! Leave time to visit with our furry friends. We will have baby goats and bunnies visiting with us for the weekend. <%rDetail="Easter_Bunny&Title=Easter Egg Hunt"%> More Pics

 

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
Tuesday, April 22nd
In celebration of Earth Day take 10% off all purchases. Bring the kids to participate in a seed planting project.



 


 

FAIRY FESTIVAL
Saturday, April 26th 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm

Sunday, April 27th
10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm
Please join us for our Fairy Festival!

(***Please note the festival has scheduled events, and will start promptly at 1pm, so please make sure all fairies arrive timely***)

  • Face painting, fairy wand making.
  • Fairy painting and coloring.
  • We will then make a fairy garden with wonderful treasures from the garden that will entice the fairies to come and play.
  • Tea with our Fairy Mother and Story Time.
  • Fairy scavenger hunt and maypole dancing.
  • Cost is $25.00 per fairy
  • Fairy Attire is strongly encouraged
  • This is a rain or shine event
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340


INSECTS IN THE GARDEN: Friends, Foe or Escargot
Tuesday, April 29th @ 5pm

FREE LECTURE
Please join us for a Powerpoint presentation and discussion about biodiversity and insect behavior in the garden.
A truly remarkable slideshow.....not to be missed!
Please call to register, 792-1340
 

FRAGRANT & CULINARY HERB HANGING BASKET:
Thursday, May 1st 11am & 5pm
Join us as we create a culinary masterpiece.  You will build a hanging basket filled with a variety of herbs and edible flowers to enhance your favorite summer dishes.

  • Cost of the class is $55.00
  • Class includes a hanging basket, soil, fertilizer and plants.
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340

 

EXTENDED SHOPPING HOURS
For your shopping convenience, we will be opening at 8am on the following dates:
May 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th and 26th



 

SUCCULENT WREATH CLASS
Saturday, May 3rd 11am & 5pm
Join us as we make a living wreath to adorn your door or table. You will learn, step by step, how to create this living masterpiece.

  • Cost of the class is $65.00
  • Class includes ring form, soil, moss and plants
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340



PERENNIAL LECTURE

Saturday, May 3rd 11am & 2pm
Free lecture given by The Perennial Department
Stay tuned for more details.


NURSERY LECTURE
Sunday, May 4th 11am & 2pm
Free lecture given by The Nursery Department
Stay tuned for more details.


COPING WITH DEER IN THE GARDEN
Tuesday, May 6th 5pm-
FREE LECTURE: Deer have become a major problem in gardens throughout our area. We will discuss ways on how to deter their destructive habits and share a helpful deer plant list.
To register call 792-1340.

 

MINIATURE FAIRY ROOF PLANTING
Tuesday, May 13th 11am & 5pm
Learn about a green roof garden on a miniature scale. Experience building a green roof in this whimsical way!

  • Cost of the class is $65.00
  • Class includes:miniature house, soil and all plants
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340

 




THE ART OF CONTAINER GARDENING

Donít Contain Yourself!
Wednesday, May 14th 5pm
An informative and hands-on evening on the Art of Container Gardening. Explore creative ways to design and build a stunning container garden.
 

  • Cost of the class is $30.00
  • Bring your own container or purchase one
  • Soil and fertilizer will be provided
  • Plants are to be purchased at the end of the evening
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340


HUMMINGBIRD HANGING BASKET CLASS
Thursday, May 15th 5pm
We will design and build a hanging basket using the flowers that will entice hummingbirds to feed in your garden sanctuary.

  • Cost of the class is $55.00
  • Class includes a hanging basket, soil, fertilizer and plants
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340

GARDEN TO GRILLE at The Farmerís Daughter
Wednesday, June 4th  5:30pm-7:30pm
Rain Date: Wednesday, June 11th

The Farmerís Daughter & Matunuck Oyster Bar invite you to join us for an evening of scrumptious light fare fresh from the garden and the sea for your enjoyment. Enjoy local wines while strolling through our beautiful display gardens and Butterfly Pavilion.

  • Cost is $35.00 per person
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340

 

SAVVY SUCCULENT CONTAINER CLASS
Saturday June 7th 11am & 2pm
You will be using beautiful and unique savvy succulents to create your own eco-friendly container gardenÖthat will be the talk of the town!
 

  • Cost of the class is $50.00
  • Class includes a container, soil, and plants
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340
     

BUTTERFLY CONTAINER CLASS
Wednesday, June 11th 5pm
Come learn about the different types of plants that will attract butterflies to your garden. In this class you will create a wonderful container garden filled with necturing plants that will lure in butterflies from miles around.

  • Cost of the class is $50.00
  • Class includes a container, soil and plants
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340

 

GARDEN OF WINGS BUTTERFLY PAVILION
IS IT MAGIC? THE AMAZING MIGRATING MONARCH

Opening Day June 21st

Brimming with the brilliant orange and black Monarch butterflies and their beautifully colorful caterpillars, individuals can be immersed in a world of the soft fluttering wings of the adult and the unbelievable leaf eating machines of the larvae.

In addition, the public will be educated and guided through the different life cycles of the Monarch Butterfly from egg to adult in a stunning setting of flowering annuals, perennials and a vast array of milkweed plants, the only plant monarch caterpillars will eat.

Hours of operation are between 10:00am to 4:00pm daily. To learn more, or to schedule a school or daycare field trip to the Butterfly Pavilion, please call 401-792-1340.

Admission Fee: Adults $5.00, Children ages 3-12 $3.00 and under 3 free 

Follow us on Face book The Garden of Wings Butterfly Pavilion at The Farmer's Daughter

 

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAYS
July 1st, 2nd & 3rd

In appreciation of your customer loyalty and continued support of local agriculture and open space, we would like to say thank-you by offering 10% of all your purchases during these days.

 

 

CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY AT THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER
July 19th-September 21st


Package A - The Butterfly Party
Celebrate with a Butterfly themed party that includes:

  • Admission and a tour to our Butterfly Pavilion
  • Face painting by our talented staff
  • A ride on our barrel train through the flower gardens

Package B - The Fairy Party

Celebrate with a Fairy Themed Party that includes:
  • Fairy garden making to take home
  • Face painting by our talented staff
  • A ride on our barrel train through the flower gardens
     

Package C - The Dinosaur Party
Celebrate with a Dinosaur Themed Party that includes:

  • Dinosaur garden making to take home
  • An activity where kids become young archeologists and dig for dinosaur bones
  • A ride on our barrel train through the woods

Let us do the all the work! We will provide an area for cake, activities and your celebration.

  • A member of our staff will on hand for set-up, activities and clean-up
  • Party times are at 11am & 2pm daily
  • Grounds fee is $150.00 for 2 hours, $6.00 per child for activities
  • For more details or to book your party call The Farmerís Daughter at 792-1340

 

SUMMER FAIRY FESTIVAL
Sunday, July 13th 11am-3pm

Please join us for our summer fairy festival weekend.

Our activities will include:

  • Fairy Garden Making
  • Face Painting
  • Barrel Train Rides
  • May Pole Dancing
  • Bubble Station
  • The Garden of Wings Butterfly Pavilion
  • Making of Fairy Wands, Headdress & Bracelet
  • Cost is $25.00 per fairy
  • Fairy Attire is strong encouraged
  • Pre-registration is recommended, call 792-1340
 

 

GARDEN TO GRILLE at The Farmerís Daughter
Wednesday, July 23rd  5:30pm-7:30pm
Rain Date: Wednesday, July 30th

The Farmerís Daughter & Celestial Cafe invite you to join us for an evening of scrumptious light fare fresh from the garden and the sea for your enjoyment. Enjoy local wines while strolling though our beautiful display gardens and butterfly pavilion.

  • Cost $35.00 per person  
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340

 

 

THE GREEN MARKET FESTIVAL
August 10th 10:00am-5:00pm
Stay tuned for more details


GARDEN TO GRILLE
at The Farmerís Daughter
Wednesday, August 20th  5:30pm-7:30pm
Rain Date: Wednesday, August 27th

The Farmerís Daughter & Celestial Cafe invite you to join us for an evening of scrumptious light fare fresh from the garden and the sea for your enjoyment. Enjoy local wines while strolling though our beautiful display gardens and butterfly pavilion.

  • Cost $35.00 per person  
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340


FALL CONTAINER CLASS
Thursday, September 11th 11am
Please join us for an informative and hands-on class, using fabulous fall foliage and flowers to create your fall container garden.

  • Cost of the class is $45.00
  • Class includes a container, soil, fertilizer and plants
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340

 

FALL WREATH CLASS
Wednesday, September 17th 5pm
Join us as we welcome Fall. Come and create a seasonal wreath by weaving twigs, vines, berries, mosses and silks into a beautiful focal point to adorn your door.

  • Cost of the class is $55.00: includes everything.
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340

 

 

MINIATURE TERRARIUM DESIGN CLASS
Thursday, September 18th 11am & 5pm

Life Under Glass

We will discuss different types of terrariums, the varieties of plants that thrive in them, the purpose of the individual layers and the process of building one. You will take these tips home with you so your terrarium will thrive long into the future! Each student will then design and build one to take home.

  • Cost of the class is $50.00
  • Class includes a glass vessel, soil, layering components and plants
  • Guidance in design, tips for successful growth, care & maintenance
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340



GARDEN TO GRILLE at The Farmerís Daughter
Wednesday, September 24th  5:30pm-7:30pm
Rain Date: Wednesday, October 1st

The Farmerís Daughter & Matunuck Oyster Bar invite you to join us for an evening of scrumptious light fare fresh from the garden and the sea for your enjoyment. Enjoy local wines while strolling though our beautiful display gardens and butterfly pavilion.

  • Cost $35.00 per person  
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340

 

CHILDREN'S BIRTHDAY PARTIES DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER
Have Your Birthday Party on the Farm

Your party will include a hayride around the farm to our pumpkin patch for pumpkin picking, and an activity of pumpkin painting.

Let us do the all the work! We will provide an area for cake, activities and your celebration

  • A member of our staff will on hand for set-up, activities and clean-up
  • Party times are at 11am and 2pm daily
  • Grounds fee is $150.00 for 2 hours, $6.00 per child for activities
  • For more details or to book your party call The Farmerís Daughter at 792-1340


 

HAYRIDES FOR GROUPS
In October, we offer scheduled hayrides for school groups, Momís Clubs, daycares, pre-schools, scout troops, senior groups, or gather your own group of friends.

Package A: A visit to Jack "The Farmer's" Pumpkin Patch
This package includes a scenic hayride, pumpkin picking in our pumpkin patch and
an educational lesson on how Jack "The Farmer" grew your pumpkin and other unusual
gourds. This package is educationally based and taught in an age appropriate manner.

  • Cost is $6.00 per child, no charge for accompanying adults
  • To schedule your hayride, call 792-1340.

Package B: Fall Fun One The Farm.
This package includes a scenic hayride, pumpkin packing in our pumpkin patch, corn
maize, sac races, pumpkin bowling, straw bale maze, pumpkin putting, pumpkin checkers
and a visit with our furry friends.

  • Cost is $8.00 per child, no charge for accompanying adults
  • To schedule your hayride, call 792-1340.

 

HARVEST FESTIVAL
A Celebration Of Harvest for all ages! 

 NEW THIS YEAR! 
OUR HARVEST FESTIVAL WILL RUN EVERY WEEKEND STARTING:
September 27th & 28th thru October 25th & 26th  10am to 4pm


Pony Rides, Antique Tractors, Scavenger Hunt, Scarecrow Making, Straw Bale Maze, Pumpkin Bowling, Furry Friends, Pumpkin Painting, Pumpkin Checkers, Pedal Cart Racing, Hay Rides,  Sac Races, Pumpkin Slingshot, Pumpkin Catapult, Butterfly House,
Barrel Train Ride, Butterfly House, Pumpkin Putting, and Face Painting.

  • Costume Contest - Saturday & Sunday at 2pm
And of course, beautiful mums & asters, pumpkins, gourds and lots of festive Fall Dťcor.


 

HOLIDAY CONTAINER CLASS
Friday, December 5th at 5pm
Please join us as we create a beautiful container filled with mixed greens, twigs and berries, accented with a bow. The perfect start to the Holiday Season!

  • Cost of the class is $60.00
  • Class includes: a container, soil, greens, twigs, berries and a bow
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340
     

 

 

WREATH MAKING CLASSES
Start a Tradition...Gather a Circle of Friends for a Wreath Making Party!

November 28th @ 11am & 2pm
November 29th @ 11am & 2pm
November 30th @ 11am & 2pm
December 2nd  @ 11am & 2pm
December 3rd @ 5pm
December 4th @ 5pm
December 6th @ 5pm
December 7th @ 11am & 2pm
December 9th @ 11am & 2pm
December 10th @ 5pm
December 11th @ 5pm

  • Cost of the class is $50.00
  • Class includes all materials, wine, cheeses, mulled cider, goodies and a great time!
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340

**Call to schedule your own wreath making class (Minimum of 10 people) 792-1340**

HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE CLASS
Friday, December 16th at 5pm
Come and create a beautiful, fresh holiday centerpiece to adorn your dining room table.

  • Cost of the class is $50.00
  • Class includes: all materials, wine, cheeses, malt cider, goodies and a great time!
  • Pre-registration is required, call 792-1340
     

 

 

 


LADIES NIGHT AT THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER
Tuesday, December 2nd 5pm-7pm
Click here for information
 

 

SANTA VISITS THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER
In the spirit of the holiday season bring a non-perishable item to support our food drive to benefit The Johnny Cake Center of Peacedale and enjoy a ride with Santa on his Barrel Train!


Saturday, December 6th 11am-2pm
Sunday, December 7th 11am-2pm