Learn how to grow your own food from the trees planted in your yard. Nan K. Chase—an author, journalist, and avid gardner—will give a lecture explaining how to maximize your yard or garden space by planting trees that can produce food all year long. Get informed on which trees grow the most fruit or nuts and when, and how to surplus food production for the winter.
Ever wonder what it takes to be a beekeeper? Visit the apiary (a place where beehives are kept) at the Hudson Gardens for the chance to observe the delicate precision that goes into protecting and maintaing beehives. Watch the bees hard at work, and ask questions with the beekeeper, all while reveling in the beautiful backdrop of the gardens. Sat 9:30 a.m.
Every sailboat needs a captain who knows what he or she is doing. During two three-hour dryland classes, you'll study sailing lingo, the physics of sailing, and basic knot tying. Then you'll put your skills to the test during three on-water clinics on a J-22 sailboat at either the Chatfield or Cherry Creek Reservoirs. The course includes a lifejacket, textbooks, and use of a boat.
Learn how easy it is to make your own facial steams, cleansing grains, creams, masques, herbal toners, and moisturizers that contain a wealth of nutrients and antioxidants. You'll even produce a healing cream and lip balm for damaged skin, premature wrinkling, and dry lips. Take home an extensive handout and all the materials needed to create your own healing steams and creams.
Chill out with a margarita as you imagine life on the Red Planet. Take a virtual trip to Mars in the digital planetarium and tour a diorama in the "Space Odyssey," a permanent exhibition featuring hands-on exhibits, performances, and demonstrations of everything from our moon to the furthest star.
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