Today’s Events at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park

May 6 – September 4, 2022

9:00 a.m.
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park Open for the Day
9:30 a.m.
Working Mill Creek: Sawpit and Sawmill Demonstration
10:00 a.m.
Nature of the North Woods Program*
10:30 a.m.
Working Mill Creek: Sawpit and Sawmill Demonstration
11:00 a.m.
Farming at Mill Creek Program**
11:30 a.m.
Working Mill Creek: Sawpit and Sawmill Demonstration
12:00 p.m.
Nature of the North Woods Program*
12:30 p.m.
Working Mill Creek: Sawpit and Sawmill Demonstration
1:00 p.m.
Farming at Mill Creek Program**
1:30 p.m.
Working Mill Creek: Sawpit and Sawmill Demonstration
2:00 p.m.
Nature of the North Woods Program*
2:30 p.m.
Working Mill Creek: Sawpit and Sawmill Demonstration
3:00 p.m.
Farming at Mill Creek**
3:30 p.m.
Working Mill Creek: Sawpit and Sawmill Demonstration
4:00 p.m.
Nature of the North Woods Program*
4:30 p.m.
Working Mill Creek: Sawpit and Sawmill Demonstration
5:00 p.m. (June 4 – September 4 ONLY)
Nature of the North Woods Program*
5:30 p.m. (June 4 – September 4 ONLY)
Working Mill Creek: Sawpit and Sawmill Demonstration

A downloadable version of the events schedule can be found here: May 6 – June 3; June 4 – September 4.

*Nature of the North Woods

Meet a naturalist at the picnic area for a 30-minute program that’s perfect for all ages! Topics will vary and may include a guided nature walk, stories, and fun activities focused on plants and animals living in the woods and waters of Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park.

**Farming at Mill Creek

Meet an interpreter at the British Workshop to explore 19th century farming at Mill Creek. Sowing, flailing, and grinding grain, cutting firewood, growing gardens, and tending livestock are just some of the activities which took place here from 1790-1840. Roll up your sleeves and take part in life beyond the sawmill at Mill Creek.

Adventure Tour

Adventures Tours run every half hour beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continue through last admission time (4:00 p.m. May 6 – June 3, 5:00 p.m. June 4 – September 4). Tickets are available at the admissions counter at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park. More information on the Adventure Tour can be found here.