Our family fun events bring kids and caregivers to the Homestead for good old fashioned fun.  Past events have included a our fall harvest festival, traditional Easter egg roll, a Visit with St. Nicholas, Mather Games celebrating Stephen Mather's birthday, outdoor s'mores.  

Please check out our "Kids at Mather" page for kids only events.  


  • Fall Harvest Festival
    Oct 22, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    The Mather Homestead, 19 Stephen Mather Rd, Darien, CT 06820, USA
    The Fall Harvest Festival is back and even better! Join us for hay rides, petting zoo, face painting, pumpkin decorating, crafts, games, cider & donuts, live music & more! Geared towards ages 3 to 12, but all are welcome! Tickets - members: $10 adult/$5 child, non-members: $20 adult/$10 child.
  • Family Visit to Weir Farm
    Oct 30, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Weir Farm National Historic Park, Wilton, 735 Nod Hill Rd, Wilton, CT 06897, USA
    Field trip! We'll head over to the closest National Park to the Mather Homestead: Weir Farm National Historic Park. This event is recommended for families with kids of all ages!
  • A Visit from St. Nick!
    Dec 10, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    MH Barn, 19 Stephen Mather Rd, Darien, CT 06820, USA
    St. Nicholas returns for a visit with good girls and boys in the Mather Homestead barn. Crafts,