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Park It: Scottish Fair at Ardenwood

East Bay Scottish Association

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune The pipes are calling and the clans will gather at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont on Saturday, April 1, for the annual Tartan Day Scottish Fair. Sponsored by the East Bay Regional Park District and the East Bay Scottish Association, the always-colorful event ...

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Park It: Feeling sheepish?

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune Spring is almost here (the first day is March 20), and it’s time for the sheep at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont to receive their annual buzz cut. The farm will shear its sheep during a special event from 11 a.m. to 3 ...

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Johnny Appleseed Day approaches

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune Johnny Appleseed isn’t just a figment of American folklore; he was an actual person. His real name was John Chapman. Born in 1774 in Pennsylvania, he became a pioneer nurseryman as an adult, establishing apple tree nurseries in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and other ...

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Park It: Farewell to the Monarchs

Monarchs

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune The monarch butterfly winter convention at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont is winding down, and the park naturalists have scheduled some farewell programs illustrating the beautiful insects’ life cycle. Hundreds of the butterflies have clustered in the park’s eucalyptus groves for the past ...

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