Daddy Longlegs at the Tree Adventure

You’ve seen them all your life, but did you know that Daddy Longlegs are NOT actually spiders? So what ARE they? We say, “Fascinating!” As well as harmless and helpful and a little bit humorous. Head to the Tree Adventure to learn what makes them special, then join the fun by trying to walk like they do — up on stilts!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. Purchase tickets in advance here.

Daddy Longlegs at the Tree Adventure

You’ve seen them all your life, but did you know that Daddy Longlegs are NOT actually spiders? So what ARE they? We say, “Fascinating!” As well as harmless and helpful and a little bit humorous. Head to the Tree Adventure to learn what makes them special, then join the fun by trying to walk like they do — up on stilts!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. Purchase tickets in advance here.

Crickets — the Summer Troubadours at the Tree Adventure

Nothing says a summer evening like listening to the song of crickets chirping in the fields. But how do they make that music? And why? Get better acquainted with these creatures and learn how they serenade us with a fun demonstration of “stridulation.” The young and young at heart may make their very own singing cricket to take home. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. We recommend you purchase Tree Adventure tickets online in advance.

Questions? Please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

The health and well-being of our guests and team members is a priority. For this reason, Arbor Day Farm has put certain measures in place for everyone on the property. We appreciate your willingness to follow these initiatives. Go here to learn more.

Crickets — the Summer Troubadours at the Tree Adventure

Nothing says a summer evening like listening to the song of crickets chirping in the fields. But how do they make that music? And why? Get better acquainted with these creatures and learn how they serenade us with a fun demonstration of “stridulation.” The young and young at heart may make their very own singing cricket to take home. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. We recommend you purchase Tree Adventure tickets online in advance.

Questions? Please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

The health and well-being of our guests and team members is a priority. For this reason, Arbor Day Farm has put certain measures in place for everyone on the property. We appreciate your willingness to follow these initiatives. Go here to learn more.

Dragonflies — Tigers of the Air at the Tree Adventure

Dragonflies are beautiful — and deadly predators — if you are another insect! Fortunately, we can observe these amazing aerial acrobats without worry.  Find out more about these fascinating creatures and learn how to distinguish them from their ancestral cousins, the damselflies. Then craft your own dragonfly to take home with you. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. We recommend you purchase Tree Adventure tickets online in advance.

Questions? Please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

The health and well-being of our guests and team members is a priority. For this reason, Arbor Day Farm has put certain measures in place for everyone on the property. We appreciate your willingness to follow these initiatives. Go here to learn more.

Dragonflies – Tigers of the Air at the Tree Adventure

Dragonflies are beautiful — and deadly predators — if you are another insect! Fortunately, we can observe these amazing aerial acrobats without worry.  Find out more about these fascinating creatures and learn how to distinguish them from their ancestral cousins, the damselflies. Then craft your own dragonfly to take home with you. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. We recommend you purchase Tree Adventure tickets online in advance.

Questions? Please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

The health and well-being of our guests and team members is a priority. For this reason, Arbor Day Farm has put certain measures in place for everyone on the property. We appreciate your willingness to follow these initiatives. Go here to learn more.

The Buzz About Native Bees at the Tree Adventure

Do you think all bees are honeybees? Not true! Learn about the fascinating diversity — and importance — of our NATIVE bees! Increase your awareness of these fantastic pollinators and make a fun bumblebee buzzer to take home. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. We recommend you purchase tickets online in advance.

Questions? Please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

The health and well-being of our guests and team members is a priority. For this reason, Arbor Day Farm has put certain measures in place for everyone on the property. We appreciate your willingness to follow these initiatives. Go here to learn more.

The Buzz About Native Bees at the Tree Adventure

Do you think all bees are honeybees? Not true! Learn about the fascinating diversity — and importance — of our NATIVE bees! Increase your awareness of these fantastic pollinators and make a fun bumblebee buzzer to take home. Activity included with your Tree Adventure admission. We recommend you purchase tickets online in advance.

Questions? Please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717.

The health and well-being of our guests and team members is a priority. For this reason, Arbor Day Farm has put certain measures in place for everyone on the property. We appreciate your willingness to follow these initiatives. Go here to learn more.

Kimmel Orchard Cherry Festival

On June 29-30, Kimmel Orchard will be hosting their annual Cherry Festival! This day will kick off at 9 AM and will be a great destination for you and your family.

Our U-Pick will be open and our cherry trees will be full of fresh produce ready to be picked by you and your family. Enjoy a nice hayrack ride to and from the orchard and explore our brand new Tree Dome nature trail while you are out there as well. This is a great way to gain the full experience of the orchard, and you’ll even see the 170-year-old Eastern Cottonwood tree!

Our Pollinator Playground will be open to all who come to Cherry Festival as well. This is a two playground set provides enough equipment for all age groups to come and enjoy!

The Kimmel Kitchen will be open to provide meals, snacks and beverages throughout the day.

Our bar will be open serving beer, wines and hard ciders as well. You will also be able to do wine and hard cider tastings to figure out your favorites to take home! All of the wines and hard ciders sold in the Apple Barn are made with the fruits that have been hand-picked right here at Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard!

A LIVE band will be here during the Cherry Festival to provide entertainment for our guests.

Costs of U-Pick are as follows:

  • Adults (13 & older): $5
  • Kids (4­–12): $3
  • Kids (3 & under): Free
  • Seniors (62 & older): $3
  • Military (active or retired): $3

Snowflake Secrets at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Explore the winter wonderland of Arbor Day Farm and unlock the magical world of snowflakes. Learn how they create their unique shapes, and create your own snowflake to take home. Available Saturdays, January 20 and 27 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Free with your Tree Adventure admission. Call 402-873-8717 for more information.

Peach Pickin’ Party!

It is prime time peach picking, so we are having a Peach Pickin’ Party!

Join us Saturday for pick your own peaches, hay rack rides, live music, wine tastings, lunch from the kitchen and other delicious peach goodies in the Apple Barn! Pre-picked peaches will also be available for those who prefer not to pick.

Plus, face painting and a balloon artist for the kiddos!

There will also be select blackberries and bubble gum plums (they literally taste like a piece of bubble gum!) available for picking as well!

The weather looks perfect and so do the peaches, so we hope you can join us for a fun day at the Orchard!

There is a $2 per person admission for U-Pick and hay rack rides are included with admission. We will close the U-Pick entrance at 4:00pm to ensure adequate time for picking and returning before closing time at 5:00pm

**If you can’t make it Saturday: U-Pick will also be open starting Thursday (7/28) through Sunday (7/31).

Retail Hours: Monday – Saturday: 9am-5pm / Sunday: 11am-5pm