Cultural Heritage Programs in March and April

The Cultural Heritage/Durham Parks and Recreation has a lot of exciting upcoming programs.

There is one more great program left in March on the 29th at Leigh Farm Park from 10am-11am, Butter Making for Kids.  You can register online or call me to find out more information about registering.  The cost is $1 for City of Durham residents and $6 for non- city residents.  There is no cost if you have a Playmore card.

The following programs are taking place in April:

Historic Hike of Leigh Farm Park on April 5th from 10am-12pm
Soap Making on April 6th from 10am-2pm
Planting the Garden- Tips for Success on April 12th from 1pm-3pm
Herbal Resilience on April 19th from 1pm-4pm

There are associated fees with all programs.  Click the link below for more information.

Do you want to know what programs and events are happening in May?  Email or call Jessica Leff and she will get back to you as soon as possible.

Can’t wait?  Click this link to get more information:

Jessica Leff
Cultural Heritage
West Point on the Eno Park
919-471-1623, option 2

Cultural Heritage Classes – Durham Parks and Recreation

The following Cultural Heritage programs are available through Durham Parks and Recreation. Register here or contact Durham Parks and Recreation at 919-560-4355

Planning and Preparation for the Garden #13030
Saturday,  February 8, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Join our very own NC Tomato Man, Craig LeHoullier, as he teaches about ways to prepare yourself for a successful growing season. He will cover everything from which plants are the best to direct seed and which are the best to start indoors.  Expect to learn about veggies, herbs and flowers, but he will focus on tomatoes, peppers and eggplant.

                 CR PC $5, CR NPC $6, NCR PC $10,  NCR NCP $11

Cheese Making #13128
Sunday, February 9, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Join the owner of Bull City Farm,  Samantha Gasson, as she teaches about all the different bacteria, molds and coagulants to choose from as you are making cheeses. This class is designed for the kitchen cheese maker. We’ll  demystify the whole process and make a few one-day cheeses. You’ll go home with the skills and knowledge necessary to start.

CR PC $22.50, CR NPC $25, NCR PC $27, NCR NPC $30

Felted Fabric #13121
Saturday, February 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Using elbow grease and wool batts as well as luscious colors and textures of mohair, angora, and wool fleece and yarn we will create a dynamic design. This fabric square will be suitable for a lovely hot pad or decorative wall piece.

CR PC $14.50, CR NPC $16, NCR PC $19, NCR NPC $21


What do all these letters mean next to the cost?

CR PC—City Resident Play More Card

CR NPC— City Resident No Play More Card

NCR PC— Non City Resident Play More Card

NCR NPC– Non City Resident No Play More Card