Date: Feb 24, 2018 | Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Princes and Princesses will enjoy dressing up for the "Princess Tea Party" Cooking Class at Eckert's Farm in Belleville. Children will learn how to set the table, make special table decorations and learn to make tea-time snacks. Several dates, Saturdays, January 6th, January 20th, and February 24th. Recommended for ages 2 to 7. See website to register online, $20 per person.
Visiting Eckert's in Belleville is a fun way to spend a day for the whole family! During the growing season, kids love to ride the wagons out into the fields to pick fruits such as apples, peaches or strawberries. Eckert's has pick-your-own Christmas trees, too!
Seasonal activities include hayrides, craft making, wreath making, summer concert series, breakfast with Santa or the Easter Bunny, photo contests and more! Eckert's has three Illinois locations, the Belleville Farm, the Millstadt Farm and the Grafton Farm. Eckert's has the great distinction as being the largest pick-your-own orchard operation in the United States.
Directions: From St. Louis: From Interstate 64 go East and exit on 255 South. Continue on 255 South for approximately 3-4 miles, and then exit on Illinois Hwy 15 East to Belleville, Exit number 17A. Continue on Hwy 15 East for approximately 11 miles, see Orchard sign, and make a left off 15 East into our parking area.
951 Green Mount Road,