Tinker Homestead Tours
 To schedule a tour please call 585-359-7044.
Tours available Tues. - Sat. from 10am to 2pm.

Saturday Seminars at the Hansen Nature Center
All programs run from 10am until noon unless otherwise stated. Programs are free, space is limited. Please call 359-7044 to reserve a seat.
July 25th – Irises, Cara Hutchings.
August 22nd - Herb Garden Tour, Rosita Caridi-Miller.


Summer Programs at Tinker Nature Park

July 11th: Ice Cream Social. Noon-3pm. Music and ice cream at the Tinker Homestead!
July 23rd: Field Days. 10am – 2pm. Sponsored by Broccolo Tree and Landscape. Wetland studies, field studies, nature walks and nature puppet show throughout the day.
July 31st, Aug. 1st- 2nd: 12th Annual Civil War Encampment: Hosted by: The 28th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Company E and the 1st Tennessee Dismounted Cavalry.

Friday evening: Concert on the lawn (6:30pm) by the Excelsior Brigade Fife and Drum.
Saturday & Sunday: Living history encampment 10am – 4pm with battles both days at 2:00pm.
Programs to include: Medical demonstrations in the Tinker Horse Barn, Ladies Dress Show and Tea, Uniform Review, and Women Spies in the Civil War.

Also scheduled:
School of the Soldier – Saturday, August 1st, 10:00am: Learn what it was like to be a soldier in the Civil War. Boys and Girls ages 9 – 16 can enlist and learn about the Civil War from real Civil War Reenactors. Volunteers will participate in drill as a raw recruit. Dress comfortably in blue jeans, button down shirts, sneakers (no shorts, t-shirts or sandals). Please call 359-7044 to enlist.

Hosted by the 34th North Carolina.


e-mail: naturecenter@henrietta.org