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National Public Lands Day & Ice Cream Social
September 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
A fee-free day of self-guided tour of the grounds, nature-based activities programs, ice cream, live music, and more.
Enjoy free ice cream during a re-creation of the ice cream socials that Gov. Gifford Pinchot and his wife Cornelia offered for the community at Grey Towers when they lived here in the 1920s and 1930s.
This is the best way the U.S. Forest Service and the Grey Towers Heritage Association know how to thank the community for their support all year round.
Ice cream will be served between 2-4 pm. Live music from the local Scott Weiss Band, and a performance by opera tenor Jesus Hernandez accompanied by Mariachi Hidalgo
A children’s activity area includes coloring activities, scavenger hunts, Citizen Science demonstrations, and nature-based displays.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Mansion itself will not be open for this event.