Farming Fun Coming To Rockford’s Discovery Center
If you’re looking for a fun and educational day out with your family, look no further than Discovery Center’s newest exhibit: Ag All Around Us. Taking place on Saturday, March 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., this exhibit celebrates the science and technology behind agriculture.
What to Expect
Discovery Center has partnered with the Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau to bring you a “farm-tastic” day. Visitors can chat with local farmers, get up close and personal with live barnyard babies, and even make and sample butter. There will also be opportunities to learn how to make a worm bin and sprout house, as well as get the scoop on soil.
In addition to all of these exciting activities, there will be cute crafts, earth-loving activities, and eye-opening information about agriculture. Don’t forget to wear your bandana, work boots, and bib overalls to really get into the farming spirit.
All activities are included with general admission to Discovery Center. General admission costs $10 for adults and children ages 2-17. However, Discovery Center Members and children age 1 and younger get in for free.
This event is sponsored in part by the Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau and its Agriculture in the Classroom program, as well as a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
About Discovery Center Museum
Discovery Center Museum is a children’s science museum located in Rockford, Illinois. With over 250 hands-on exhibits and an award-winning outdoor park, there is plenty to see and do for all ages. In fact, Discovery Center Museum was named the nation’s 5th Best Museum for Families by USA TODAY/10Best.com, and one of the 12 Best Children’s Museums in the U.S. by Forbes.com. It also earned a 2020 Trip Advisor “Traveler’s Choice” award.
Ag All Around Us is a must-see exhibit for anyone interested in science, technology, engineering, and math. With so many exciting activities and opportunities to learn, it’s the perfect day out for families with children of all ages. So mark your calendars for Saturday, March 11, and head to Discovery Center for a day on the farm that you won’t soon forget.