Grasshoppers, Mantis, and Tiger Moths oh my!

Date: Saturday, June 8
Time: 1:00 – 3:00pm

National Insect Appreciation Day, June 8 at Bilston Creek Farm: a special afternoon of fun and learning.

The Metchosin Art Pod and the Metchosin Foundation have come together to launch their newest BC Art Nature Card Deck: Insects!

  • Join an Art Nature Card Insect Hunt in our beautiful orchard (participation is free, so come and have fun!)
  • Meet the artists and naturalists who donated their time and images to this beautiful project
  • BC Art Nature Card Deck: Insects (Available for purchase on-site. All proceeds go towards this wonderful community fundraiser)

Bring the family to Bilston Creek Farm for this fun, and educational event!

Beverages
Treat yourself to hot and cold beverages that you’ll only find at Bilston Creek Farm. Try our new lavender lemonade! Favourites such as lavender soda, delicious orchard apple spritzer (made with apples harvested right her on the farm), lavender cream coffee, lavender rose tea and more are available at our orchard pub. Our diverse beverage menu has something for everyone.

Lawn Games
Kids and adults alike can play lawn games such as ring toss, croquet, ladder toss, bean bag toss and giant Bilston Jenga!

Board Games
A selection of classic board games is available for our guests to enjoy in our barn.

Artwork by: Nancy Slaught

Before You Arrive

Please note, we kindly ask that you not bring outside food and drinks to the farm. Pets are not allowed, please leave them at home.

Insect Hunt

Free! Kids and adults are encouraged to join the Art Card Deck insect hunt around the orchard. Visit the Metchosin Foundation table when you arrive for information, and to pick up an insect hunt card.
Artwork by: Chloe Stanage

 

Board Games

A selection of fun and classic boards games is available for guests to enjoy inside our barn.

 

Lawn Games

Spend some time in our beautiful heritage orchard with your family and friends and enjoy a host of lawn games to keep the whole family entertained.
Croquet, bean bag toss, ring toss, bocce, ladder toss and giant Bilston Jenga.

 

Insect Hunt

Free! Kids and adults are encouraged to join the Art Card Deck insect hunt around the orchard. Visit the Metchosin Foundation table when you arrive for information, and to pick up an insect hunt card.

 

Board Games

A selection of fun and classic boards games is available for guests to enjoy inside our barn.

 

Lawn Games

Spend some time in our beautiful heritage orchard with your family and friends and enjoy a host of lawn games to keep the whole family entertained.
Croquet, bean bag toss, ring toss, bocce, ladder toss and giant Bilston Jenga.