Photo by Ellen Martin, winner of the 2012 Enchanted Summer Day Photo Contest

Enchanted Summer Day

June 14, 2014


Celebrate the beginning of summer in our award-winning children’s garden!


  • Musicians Slyte of Hand perform lively Celtic music throughout the day.
  • Strolling Storyteller Terry Colonna conjures stories as she strolls through the woods, 11:30 to 2:30
  • Meet Magic Tad as he roams through the woods and see the enchantment he has up his sleeve, 11:30 to 2:30

Crafts and Activities

  • Make Sneaky Snake and Wobbly Bird puppets
  • Create your own Hungry Frog game
  • Pot a bright and cheery nasturtium
  • Design a tote bag for carrying your projects home (Members only, please)
  • Blow bubbles or help decorate the sidewalks with your own artistic creations
  • Borrow a backpack filled with fun activities to help you explore Enchanted Woods

Games (lawn north of Enchanted Woods)

  • Try your hand at chasing a hoop, the ring-toss, giant egg-races, or the Game of Graces

Face Painting

  • Our talented artists will add a little magic to your smiling face ($5 per child)


  • Purchase yummy ice cream from the Woodside Farm Creamery cart.

Explore the Museum

  • Take the Once Upon a Family Tour (recommended for children ages 4–11) Galleries Reception Desk, 12:30
  • Travel Back in time in the Touch-it Room, 12:30 to 4:30
  • Check out a Preschool Pack to enhance your exploration of the 1st-floor Galleries.

Your attendance at this event allows Winterthur to use your photograph for promotional purposes without compensation.




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