Natural Neighborhoods

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​Learn your first Timber Frame joint as we make a mortise and tenon Viking plank chair. 

Next help the kids begin the chiseling for the life size lincoln log cabin. Bolster a sapling wattle fort, get dirty building a cob (mud house) panel.
Interactive demonstrations 10am- 2pm free with garden entry. See above for entry hours and fee. Explore opening day of the 2019 Faerie Woodland Trail and enjoy the gardens!
And finally let your little 'fairy' make their own fairie  to fly around the gardens enjoying the 
Woodland Faerie Trail opening day!

Game of Village will lead faerie making. Take your childs faerie on an adventure down the Faerie Trail and see if YOU can find the secret Faerie Dancing Circle! 

Throughout the series we'll be teaching, exploring and demonstrating concepts from kids fort building all the way up to sophisticated Natural Building for real homesteads!  


Natural Neighborhoods, Homestead Camp and Game of Village are so honored to expand our concepts at the Zilker Botanical Gardens' in our new series, from 'Forts to Farms', Folk Arts in the Park, during the Woodland Faerie Trail Opening next Saturday!

This is a PARD event that takes place rain or shine. In the case of inclement weather, the program will continue 30 minutes after the last sign of thunder or lightning.

PARKING: 2300 Stratford Dr. Austin, TX 78746

'Forts to Farms' Maker Fair 
at the
Zilker Botanical Gardens
​Woodland Faerie Trail 
first maker day: next Saturday, May 25th, 10am-2pm