Tinker Homestead Tours
 To schedule a tour please call 585-359-7044.
Tours available Tues. - Sat. from 10am to 2pm.
e-mail: naturecenter@henrietta.org

Tinker Nature Park: 2017 Programs

Dates and times subject to change.

For updated information: Phone: 359-7044

Sept. 23rd: Harvest Festival:  Noon-3pm. Watch as we extract honey from our hives, honey for sale, sample food made with honey, music, horse drawn wagon rides, Tinker Homestead Open House, apple cider pressing and the Henrietta Pop-up Library at the nature center.

Oct. 7th:   The Psychic Highway: How the Erie Canal Changed America. 10AM: Presented by Local Author Michael Keene. Learn how the Erie Canal opened up vital passageways that led to the advent of the major social, political, and religious movements that swept through upstate New York during the 19th century.

Oct 21st Halloween Event: Woodland Wander: 6:30pm-8:30pm. Children meet friendly woodland animals on a guided walk in the woods. Visit the haunted barn, Trick or Treat Street and Tinker Homestead displaying a Victorian funeral setting. Music and refreshments in the Horse Barn.

Registration Required! Call 359-2540 beginning October 1st.

Admission: We will be collecting donations of non-perishable food donations for the R-H Area Food Terminal. Drop -off location is the horse/music barn.

Nov. 8th: Civil War Music and Medicine: 6:30-8:30pm, Nature Center Classroom. Presented by Christina and Ron Shrewsbury. This program features Songs of the Civil War & Underground Railroad, plus a presentation on Civil War Medical Practices.

Dec. 2nd & 3rd : Holiday Event: noon - 3pm. Make an ornament at the nature center; enjoy cookies and cocoa, holiday music, tour the homestead decorated for the holidays. Admission: Will be collecting non-perishable food donations at the nature center for the R-H Area Food Terminal.


Saturday Morning Garden Seminars: Programs begin at 10am.
All programs are free and open to the public.