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Explore 18th Century Native American Life with A Cherokee Field Trip

Explore 18th Century Native American Life with A Cherokee Field Trip

Western North Carolina’s Cherokee Cultural District is an outstanding field trip destination to introduce your students to the expansive history and culture of more than 10,000 years of Cherokee history.

Field Trip Adventure at Historic Rural Hill Gives Students History and Much More

Field Trip Adventure at Historic Rural Hill Gives Students History and Much More

Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville just outside Charlotte is a unique field trip experience for any group of students. Here they will not only experience centuries of history brought to life, but also hone their skills in science, reading, creative thinking and math.

Introduce Your Students to the World of Agriculture with an Agritourism Farm Tour

Introduce Your Students to the World of Agriculture with an Agritourism Farm Tour

Hay rides, corn mazes, pumpkin patches and pick your own fruit are just a few of the many fun and educational experiences your students can enjoy on a field trip visit to a North Carolina family farm.

Hickory’s Hart Square Village Transports Students Back Three Centuries

Hickory’s Hart Square Village Transports Students Back Three Centuries

Tucked away on 200 secluded acres outside of Hickory is a hidden historical gem awaiting North Carolina school field trip visits. Hart Square Village is the largest collection of historical log buildings in the United States.

Patterson Farm Tour Introduces Students to the Importance of Agriculture

Patterson Farm Tour Introduces Students to the Importance of Agriculture

For more than two decades, Patterson Farm in Mount Ulla has provided school students the opportunity to learn about where there food originates through specially-designed tours in a real life farm setting.

Originally Patterson Farm offered strawberry and pumpkin tours. Today,  nine school group tours designed to educate and enhance classroom learning are offered throughout the year. Here’s a sampling.

Take a bite out of hunger during Toucan Tuesdays at Riverbanks Zoo

Take a bite out of hunger during Toucan Tuesdays at Riverbanks Zoo

Take a bite out of hunger and save on zoo admission during Toucan Tuesdays a Summer-Long Food Drive Benefitting Harvest Hope Food Bank Heats Up this June  at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.

Treasure Mine Adventure Tour at Patterson Farm

Treasure Mine Adventure Tour at Patterson Farm

Patterson Farm Market & Tours, Inc. is thrilled to offer a new Treasure Mine Adventure at our farm.  The addition of the Treasure Mine Adventure offers Patterson Farm additional educational opportunities to discuss the difference between rocks and minerals, their lifecycle, fossils, arrowheads and the Native American culture, and much, much more. 

Day Out with Thomas THE FRIENDSHIP TOUR 2017 at Tweetsie

Day Out with Thomas THE FRIENDSHIP TOUR 2017 at Tweetsie

Enjoy a day of family fun with Them The Tank EngineTM at Tweetsie Railroad on June 9-18. Day Out with Thomas is a fun-filled event that provides children of all ages the opportunity to climb aboard and take a ride with Thomas as well as participate in Thomas & FriendsTM themed activities.

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