Ring make-and-take with local artist
We'll get comfortable in our studio barn/workshop area, where you'll grab a glass of homemade wine from our organic orchard, wildcrafted herbal tea, and/or fruit-infused spring water from our bar before we get started. Once everyone is settled with a beverage, I'll do a quick demonstration to show you the techniques and procedures for making several different styles of rings. Then you'll get busy working hands-on with different tools and materials to create your own custom, unique ring exactly to your liking. I can provide as much support as necessary to help you to feel comfortable with the process and to create your desired outcome. We'll seal/finish your ring if necessary and you'll take it home with you at the end of the session. For those who are interested, you will also have an opportunity to tour our urban homestead and be immersed in the many endeavors we have going. Other things to note: -We have free-range chickens and 2 outdoor farm cats. All are friendly. :) -If you aren't seeing the date or time you'd like available on the calendar, feel free to send me a message and we'll try to work something out if possible! -In order to maintain the very intimate nature of this experience and the value for all guests, we typically do not allow non-participating onlookers. Please ensure you book a slot for all members of your party so we can be adequately prepared for you.
Make and Take Glass Fused Coral Bowl in Eureka Springs
Emerse yourslef in the artistic side of Eureka Spring in an upbeat, modern environment. Start your creative journey exploring Visionary Art Studio with Gallery shows that rotate quarterly for a unique experience each season. After a quick tour of the gallery we will make our way into the glass studio. Here we will go over some basics of glass fusing like how to stay safe and how to use the glass tools. Now its time to start creating! Let your creative juices flow as you pick from all the colors of the rainbow to start creating your own coral glass bowl. After you lay out all the glass pieces and glue them together your piece will then be fired in the kiln 2 times, once to fully fuse it, then a second time to slump it into a bowl. This process can take up to 1 month so we can easily ship your bowl to you if needed for an additional fee.
Kayaking an Exploring Beaver Lake
We will provide a single seat sit on top kayak, paddle, and personal flotation device (PFD) If you are exploring (NWA) Northwest Arkansas then you probably know that we are surrounded by beautiful lakes and rivers. Will meet you at the waters edge so that you can launch equipment to explore a beautiful portion of Beaver Lake in Eureka Springs, AR. Let us help you start a fun adventure exploring bluffs an potential waterfalls on this scenic lake. April, May, June are some of the best months to explore the waterfalls on Beaver Lake by Kayaks & Standup paddling. Beaver Lake is a man-made reservoir in the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas and is formed by a dam across the White River. Beaver Lake has some 487 miles of shoreline. With towering limestone bluffs, natural caves, and a wide variety of trees and flowering shrubs, it is a popular tourist destination. This location you must pay $4 when entering the park. At the stop sign and welcome sign there is a table to fill out parking pass info. There is no parking attendant to handle money (self service)it is on good faith. Drive down to find parking I can be found at the picnic tables behind the restrooms. WHAT TO BRING •Water, •Sunscreen, • If you prefer to use your own life vest you can do so. •Shoes that don’t mind getting wet Please call for additional driving instructions 479-244-7380
Interact with Emus and Giant Rabbits
Would you like to hold a baby bunny or pet an Emu? Would you like to see the descendants of the worlds largest rabbit? This excursion is for you! Get a 1 hour tour this unique animal farm. There are tremendous health benefits to mingling with these special animals. Animal-Assisted Therapy is a trending new topic among therapists. This is the perfect place to experience this type of healing.
Private Photoshoot St Louis
At the most magnificent and unique locations in St. Louis, the Gateway Arch and Old Court House, you will be met by one of my hand-picked photographers. We'll show you how to see and recognize this unique surroundings. Feel and experience its power and energy. We will assist you in permanently capturing this moment. We will use our camera to record the scene as you are enjoying it in. We developed our unique style through the years of expertise. We understand how to deal with such a large landmark, so your photograph will be flawless. We will demonstrate and explain you the stories and mysteries of this place that only locals know throughout the session. Aside from that, we will tell you about the most significant case in US history, which was heard at this Court House. This will also be appealing to children. Within 5 to 10 days after the session, we will give 15,20 high-quality edited images (per ticket). This activity is for two persons. If there are more than two persons, please pick the Private group pricing.
Mountain biking excursion in Northwest Arkansas
Welcome to the Mountain Bike capital Bentonville Arkansas! Join me, Kevin the “Bike Sherpa”, on an adventurous MTB Tour. As an expert biker with local insight I’m your easy button. I will match up your skill level and objectives perfectly to trail destinations. You won’t have to worry about hauling bikes, finding trails, getting lost, wasting time or missing anything. I focus on the top trail systems in Northwest Arkansas - Back 40, Blowing Springs, Little Sugar, Coler, Slaughter Pen and Handcut Hollow.
Pack a Picnic! We'll meet you at the gate! Upon entering our sanctuary, you will most likely be greeted by our 20 sheep & 30 goats. They are very vocal and ready for you to pet them. We'll begin our tour by hand feeding these cuties through the fence as they are a bit pushy when it comes to snacks. Next, we'll enter our paddock of 20-ish male alpacas and hand feed them while we are in their field. The grand finale of our tour is releasing our 20-ish female alpacas and their babies into the picnic area with us to give them some yummy treats. The animal feeding will last approximately 1.5 hours, then you’re welcome to sit and have your own picnic you have brought. We a bathroom and sink for hand washing and plenty of tables and chairs to sit at. This will be a mostly informal tour, if there is anything on the property you would like to see more of just let us know. Other things to note: If the dates or times listed don’t work for you or you would like to book a private tour, please contact us with a day and time that will work and we’ll do our very best to make it happen! This is a camelid, ovine, and caprine rescue. We keep severe cases in private suites. We understand if you don't want to see them during their healing process. If you do just ask. We aim to be very transparent.
Picnic, Movie, and Moonlight Experience in Jo's Garden
Join us in Jo’s Garden for our Fall Movie and Picnic private experience in the woods. This private 3-hour experience is for groups of 2-10 people. Excellent for date nights, friend nights, proposals, family time, birthdays, and just because days. This is a full evening of food, fun, and entertainment for a one-of-a kind magical night in the woods and our indoor hydroponic garden. How it works: Upon booking this event, you will receive an email for our fun Jo’s Garden Picnic and Movie questionnaire. Here we will get all the information necessary to make your evening magical and one of a kind. You will pick your arrival playlist and what movie from Hulu, Netflix, or Amazon Prime you would like us to have loaded. Let us know what your event is for, the vibe, and if there are any food restrictions. Once you have filled out the questionnaire, simply arrive the day of your event to a beautifully curated Picnic and Movie Experience in the woods. Our outdoor movie space in the woods includes a 14-foot screen, sound system, chaise lounge, zero gravity recliners, boho hammock, and comfy blankets. We provide thermacells, fly fans, freshly washed blankets, yard games, and everything needed for a one of a kind experience. Visit us online at Jo’s Garden for a video of this experience.
Sushi-Making for Everyone
Sharpen your knives and get ready to become a sushi-making master! In this fun class with Chef Legina, you’ll discover that making sushi on your own is something anyone can do — even you! Grab your friends or a date and head over to an awesome local brewery to learn everything you need to know to make fresh, restaurant-worthy sushi rolls from scratch. Treat yourself to a crisp beer and roll up your sleeves to try out your new skills. In this hands-on class, Chef Legina will teach you how to make two classic sushi rolls. You’ll start by learning to make perfectly fluffy, sticky sushi rice. Then you’ll expertly slice and layer ingredients for a salmon avocado roll and a crispy shrimp tempura roll. Roll them up, slice, and serve! You’ll get to learn valuable new skills from a culinary expert and you can take those skills home with you to use whenever the craving strikes.
Isinglass Estate Wine & Ride
After you are warmly greeted in our gorgeous tasting room, we will head outside to meet your horse, and learn a bit about safety, steering and braking. We always leave plenty of time for questions or for cautious riders to get comfortable before setting out. First on the tour we will explore our 30 acre vineyard- the largest in Kansas. We will talk about the grapes, cultivation and harvesting. Next we will head to the forest trail head. Enjoy fantastic views of beautiful tall trees, squirrels, turkeys, and deer. Just as you are relaxing on your horse, we will top a hill, and the woods open up to incredible views of our private 25 acre lake. This is a great spot to stop for mounted photos, and really taking a moment to capture the views, the peace and the serenity of our estate. Next we'll round the lake and head back into the woods on a new trail that will take you back to the vineyard and finally to the tasting room. We'll help you to dismount, take some pictures with the mighty beast that you are now thinking about adopting, and get you back inside the winery. You have earned your wine! Choose from any of our diverse tasting flights, from sweet to super dry, and select a personal flatbread pizza from our GastroPub Trolley menu. Relax and enjoy your afternoon! Other things to note Feel free to come a bit early and relax before your ride. Full restrooms available.
Adventure Cycling along Historic Katy Rail Trail
Note: Electric Bike Rentals are included in the price. Enjoy bicycling along the Katy Trail, beside the Missouri River, under the colorful fall leaves along the scenic Katy Trail. We will follow the route along the Missouri that Louis and Clark took. The activity will be a relaxing bike trip to see the countryside of Saint Luis, off the beaten path; we'll ride approximately 15 km (10 miles), stopping often along the peaceful gravel rail trail. PLEASE NOTE that the meeting place is inside of Kickstand Katy Trail Bike Shop in Defiance, 2998 MO-94, Defiance, MO 63341, right next to the Katy trail. There is plenty of parking down by Don's place. Defiance is located 40 minutes from Downtown Saint Louis. The price included rental bikes and helmets. We will bike 45 minute/7.7 miles south along the bluffs. to Augusta Winery. There are two wineries we can stop at along the way. We can also enjoy beer at Good news Brewery. We will stop at scenic river overlooks. You will experience the best of what the famous Katy trail has to offer in this bike tour. We will adapt the distance and speed depending on your comfort and skill level and how much time you want to spend at the winery and brewery. Optionally, there is a dive bar called Don's place that has live music and we can also enjoy that if so desired.
From Seed to Sip- The Ultimate Botanical Experience
This hands-on experience aims to simplify and share the skills and knowledge that can turn the plants growing in your own backyard into real food, medicine, and beverages (and how to identify and propagate the type of plants you want to grow in your backyard). We’ll begin our afternoon with a visit to the bar for a cup of wildcrafted herbal tea and a glass of wine or spritzer (made in house from our organic fruit orchard) followed by an in-depth tour of our little urban homestead with hands-on demonstrations and discussions about the various ways that we do our best to be good stewards of nature’s abundance. You’ll learn how to forage for edible and medicinal plants and herbs, how to start and propagate plants, and how to turn dried herbs, flowers, and fruits into herbal teas, tinctures, and distillates. We’ll share our simple process for making delicious wine, spritzers, and vinegars right from your kitchen and show you how you can store your entire season of garden harvest on one shelf. Activities and demonstrations will vary slightly, depending on weather and time of year, but all participants will be immersed in a botanical experience that thrills the senses and soothes the soul. Each guest will leave with their choice of a bottle of wine or spritzer or two 8oz. jars of loose-leaf herbal tea and, hopefully, a deepened sense of connection to nature and to our creator.
Guided Day Float on the Buffalo National River
See the Buffalo National River on our guided drift boat tour. The tour includes a day to see the sights along the river, explore the area, fish, and snack on a catered lunch. Each oar powered drift boat is rowed by a professional river guide. We meet at the river at 10am and will spend about 5-7 hours on the river, seeing the tall bluffs, watching for wildlife, swimming and fishing our way down the river. Life Jackets and shore lunch are provided, as well as dry storage for your personal items. Trips conclude about 6-8 miles down river, where we transport you back to your vehicle at the beginning point. Alternatively we can help you arrange private vehicle shuttle through a National Park Concessionaire.
Coal Burn Spoon & Bowl Workshop By The Campfire
Welcome to Camp Hinneah... Stockton's only outdoor classroom here on our 40 acres... You will join Samuel in our Native American tipi camp for a Coal-burned Spoon & Bowl Workshop... Samuel Oglesby, a seasoned primitive skills educator will teach the techniques of Coal-burning spoons & bowls... This workshop is aprox 4 hours... this is hands-on... everyone will have their own wood & create a usable camp utensil - bowl or spoon for eating... You will set by the campfire in a group... Everyone will pick a piece of wood & prepare to make a coal-burned utencil or bowl... Samuel will demonstrate how to use hot coals & a sharp knife to carve the wood... Camp Hinneah is beautiful unplugged wilderness education encampment located between Fairplay & Stockton Mo... YOU WILL NEED... ---------------------------------- *A good sharp knife... * Dress for the weather... *Late lunch, snack & drink... NO CHILDREN UNDER 12 & NO PETS...
Enjoy a Meal in St Louis with Private Chef Douglas
Enjoy your very own private chef experience at your place! Learn the secrets hidden within each dish, and enjoy a delicious multi-course meal. Get ready to discover the taste of St. Louis without leaving your own dining room! The chef will arrive 90 minutes before your preferred dining time in order to begin working their magic. They won't arrive empty-handed! No-no, they will show up at your doorstep equipped with every ingredient needed in order to prepare your meal. Feel free to put your apron on and cook some of the dishes with them! They’re eager to share with you the secrets behind the recipes and St. Louis' local hidden treasures. Not in the mood? Well, then lay down, relax, enjoy a few appetizers and allow them to take care of you. Eat, share, drink, laugh, and explore St. Louis' dining scene from your own table. Oh and don’t worry about tidying up, everything will be left spotless for you to continue to enjoy! Hailing from the South Texas border city of Del Rio, Chef Doug brings over 20 years of expertise in fine dining, luxury catering, and culinary demonstrations. To have a closer look at the menus, send a direct message and we will send them your way! Take advantage of our group discounts! ★ 15% OFF — groups from 4 to 5 guests ★ 20% OFF — groups of +6 guests Please note that to book an experience there is a minimum of 2 guests required.