A Barnyard Halloween

CAFM
Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Oct 26, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
A Barnyard Halloween
Location
Entire site
When
Times
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fee
Included with admission
Language
Bilingual

This Halloween, bring the whole family to the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum for a spine-chilling good time! Make some ghoulish treats, create a creepy craft, learn all about bats, enjoy a barn dance, and visit a spooky barn. Costumed visitors — young and old alike — can join the costume parade and choose their very own pumpkin to bring home.

Activities

Pumpkin Picking

Ongoing
Children can search the museum’s pumpkin patch for the perfect pumpkin. Visitors can also learn about different varieties of pumpkins and the pumpkin’s life cycle.
$1/pumpkin (free for members) and 1 pumpkin/person (while supplies last).

Carnival Corner: Caramel Apples

Ongoing
Learn all about apples, then sample this classic Halloween treat with our homemade caramel dip!

Carnival Corner: Lend Me Your Ear

Ongoing
Explore all things corny! Learn about the history of corn and its many varieties, then watch how traditional corn shellers were used. Do you know one of the tastiest snacks made of corn? It’s popcorn of course — try a sample!

Science Spook-tacular

Ongoing
Prepare to be astounded as the museum’s resident Mad Scientists reveal dragon and alien monster eggs, goblin goo, volcanic explosions, and candy experiments!

Family Halloween Movie Presentations

Monsters Inc. – English showing at 9:30 a.m. and French showing at 11 a.m.
Enchanted – English showing at 12:30 p.m. and French showing at 2:30 p.m.

Monster’s Den

Ongoing
Join us in the “Monster’s Den” for colouring sheet fun!

Bat Cave

Ongoing
Kids will go batty for this Halloween craft! Plus — don’t miss our “All about Bats” demonstrations at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Costume Parade

11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Costumed visitors are invited to take part in the costume parade and show off their cute, spooky, or original costumes to everyone in attendance. Treats await all the participants at the end of the parade.

Creepy Critter Lab

Ongoing
Discover what’s in the soil! Next, challenge yourself to identify animals by their skeletons alone.

Chocolate Avocado Graveyard Pudding

Ongoing
Join the museum’s witch in her den…as she creates a ghoulish treat with a healthy twist! Our young visitors are invited to help put together this fun Halloween treat, and decorate it with candies to look like a graveyard.

Dance Party

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
DJ Rico will be livening things up during the Halloween Dance Party! Show off your dance moves to some classic Halloween music.

Spooky Barn

Ongoing
Enter the spooky barn if you dare!

Other Demonstrations

9:30 a.m. - Meet the Rabbits – Poultry House
10:30 a.m. - All about Bats – Cereal Barn
1 p.m. - Meet the Turkeys – Horse and Cattle Barn
3 p.m. - All about Bats – Cereal Barn
4 p.m. - Afternoon Milking – Dairy Barn

Food Services ($)

The Hot Potato Company will be on site to offer up a great selection of warm food and beverages.

Face Painting ($)

Ongoing
The Painted Pixie will be on site to work her magic!

All photography and video on site is for personal use. Please do not take images of other visitors or Museum staff.

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