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

June 17th: “Songs and Stories of the Erie Canal” by Buffalo based musician Dave Ruch. Begins at 11am and will take listeners on a musical journey of the stories, history, and anecdotes about life on the Erie Canal as told through the songs of canal diggers, barge workers, immigrants, canallers, canal boat captains and professional musicians.

July 15th: Ice Cream Social:  Noon-3pm. Music and Ice Cream at the Tinker Homestead!

Aug. 4,5 & 6: 14th Annual Tinker "Civil War Days" Friday evening concert @6:30pm. Sat. & Sun. Living History Encampment 10am-4pm, Military Tactical Demonstrations both days @ 2pm!

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 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.

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.

April 29: Container Gardening:

March 4: Perennial Gardening 101:
March 18: Vegetable/Raised Bed Gardening
March 25: Hostas
May 13: Mushroom Gardening
June 10: Attracting Butterflies, Birds and Bees to your Yard
Please call 359-7044 to reserve your seat.