365 Lukes Wood Rd., New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-920-1702.
Grace Farms will be commemorating Earth Day on Saturday, April 23 with a celebration of the natural world. Insightful programs tied to our five initiatives—nature, art, community, justice, and faith—as well as the 80-acre landscape and its diverse habitats, will be open to the public for free admission from 10 am to 4 pm. Join in the opening of our Community Garden, watch a live falconry demonstration, enjoy outdoor painting, encounter a temporary art installation by artist Kysa Johnson, or listen to a panel discussion from experts about climate change and modern slavery. Nature Views | 10 am–4 pm, Grace Farms Little Suns | 10 am–4 pm, Library; Landscape Continuum by Kysa Johnson | 10 am–4 pm, Pavilion; Open Art Studio for Kids | 10:30-2:30, West Barn; Community Garden Opening | 10:30 am–12:30 pm, Community Garden; Market | 10 am–4 pm, Plaza; Sustainable Capitalism: A 21st Century Response to Climate Change & Modern Day Slavery | 10 am–12 pm, Sanctuary James Moss & Fe, Fi, Fo | 11 am–12 pm & 12:30–1:30 pm, West Barn--Listen to percussionist James Moss explore the sounds of different cultures from various parts of the world. With 20 years of experience as a musician and music educator, his instruction is widely sought and covers native instrument making, performance, music history, and theory. Chasing Ice Documentary | 11:15 am–12:30 pm; 1–2:15 pm; 3–4:15 pm, Lower Commons; Registration is first come, first serve at the Welcome Center Painting Wildlife with Betsey Fowler | 11 am-12:30 pm & 1–3 pm, West Barn Courtyard Birds of Prey – Free Flight Falconry Demonstration | 12:30–1 pm & 3–3:30 pm, North Pines and much more. Check the website for the full scheudle and details.