During the holidays many folks create crafts to decorate their homes with, ranging from simple tree ornaments to grand gingerbread scenes. At Cromwell Valley Park they love making decorations with natural materials. A great to do this is to use materials leftover from harvest time.
Apple Head Dolls and More
On Saturday, December 22 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Cromwell Valley Park is offering Apple Head Dolls and More, a program suitable for families and individuals 3 and over at the Willow Grove Nature Education Center. This event is $2.00 for members and $4.00 for non-members. Reservations are required.
Discover the art of creating dolls with natural materials. Learn about corn husk dolls, wooden dolls, gourd dolls, and shell dolls. Even make an apple head doll to take home.
What You Need to Know
Cromwell Valley Park is located on 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road. The Main Visitor Entrance is at Willow Grove Farm (second gate). Click here for directions to the park.
There are many educational activities for children and families offered by Cromwell Valley Park, many of them are interactive or hands-on. Some activities include hiking, camping, gardening, and crafts. Adults and seniors can join the fun through seminars, classes, sales, and other events.
The park is open from sunrise to sunset 7 days per week, 365 days of the year. Admission to Cromwell Valley Park is free to the public, although some programs require a registration fee.
Willow Grove Nature Education Center
The Willow Grove Nature Education Center is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. most weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. It is closed Sundays. Hours are dependent on outdoor programs and available staff, so call ahead to see if they are open.
According to the Cromwell Valley Park, the Willow Grove Nature Education Center “offers plenty of opportunities for visitors to learn about nature, farming, local history, and conservation awareness.”
Also, check out the reptiles and amphibians native to Maryland.
So check out Willow Grove Nature Education Center at Cromwell Valley Park on Saturday, December 22 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for the Apple Head Dolls and More.
Further information about the Cromwell Valley Park can be found at the link below. Have a great day!
Cromwell Valley Park
2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, MD 21234