3 girls in fairy costumes at Fairy & Gnome Home FestivalOur popular Fairy & Gnome Home Festival returns to Bill Yeck Park on Saturday, September 9 from 1 – 3 PM!

Celebrate your child’s imagination and creativity. Build a fairy and gnome home out of natural materials for these woodland residents. Upon arrival, your family will receive special currency to purchase natural embellishments for your home. Visit the realtor to get your home lot number and build a lovely house for our forest friends. Other activities include crafts, storytime, sweet treats and more. Come dressed as a fairy, gnome or elf!

This is a free event! Register online or call 937-433-5155 to register.

Early Arrival Option: 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

We are offering an early arrival option for children needing a quieter, sensory-friendly Fairy and Gnome Home Festival experience. Registration is required for this time slot to allow for a more controlled environment for participants. Registration is by family. Please register only one family member. Registration deadline: Friday, September 1

Fairy and Gnome Volunteer Opportunity!

Our Fairy and Gnome Home Festival is growing by leaps and bounds! The
Park District needs your help to gather natural items for the festival. Time spent gathering can count toward needed volunteer hours! Please only gather in CWPD parks or on properties where you have permission. Make sure you are not picking items from live plants.

Suggested items: acorns, burlap, jute, lichen, pine cones, seashells, seed pods/seed heads and sweet gum balls. Please drop your items off at CWPD headquarters at 221 N. Main St. by Friday, September 1.

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