Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm is a beloved community event that brings good old-fashioned fun for the entire family to Darien. Many wonderful events are featured at this special event. Rain date is May 28th.

Whole Foods Market will be serving a picnic barbecue lunch.  Pony rides, a petting zoo, climb aboard a tractor, “travel to the treetops”, scavenger hunt on the trails, a photo booth, old-fashioned picnic games, face painting and more!

2017 Darien Nature Center Raffle:
Tickets are $10 each and available at the Darien Nature Center.
Look for our raffle sale tables around town!

Grand Prize:  $1,000 Gift Certificate for the Party of your dreams for 20 guests in the Gallery of the Darien Nature Center.

The First Prize:  Whale Sculpture, by Edgar Breban.  Hand-carved, one-of-a-kind piece, stone whale sculpture.  Value $400.

The Second Prize: $160 Gift Certificate for a 2 hour public sail on a schooner redeemable at Soundwaters in Stamford.

The Third Prize:  Two tickets for a tour redeemable at the Glass House Gallery in New Canaan. Value $120.

The Fourth Prize:  Wooden, outdoor birdhouse from the Gardener’s Center and Florist.  An excellent choice for nesting wrens!  Value $40.

Drawing is Saturday, May 27th at 1:00pm during the Down On The Farm event at Cherry Lawn Park!

Thank you for your support!


Saturday, May 27, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


$10 child; $5 adult. Tickets available at the door.