Minnetrista Activities Happening in March

Minnetrista is located at 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy, Muncie, IN 47303. File photo by Mike RhodesMinnetrista is located at 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy, Muncie, IN 47303. File photo by Mike Rhodes


Lions Clubs 100th Anniversary Exhibition

Through End of April

Celebrate the inspiring work and dedication of Indiana Lions Clubs in a new exhibit, now on display at Minnetrista! As Lions Clubs International approaches its 100th anniversary, join your local community to discover the lasting impact and legacies made by groups in district 25-D.

Twenty-Seventh Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show & Sale

Through April 23

Friends, families, and fellow artists alike are invited to experience the beautiful and awe-inspiring artwork of professional and avocational artists throughout Indiana in the Twenty-Seventh Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show & Sale. Together, you can venture into a world of art, discover your own inner artist, and even purchase the work of these artists’ to liven up your home.


Imagination Playground Grand Opening

March 4; 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Join Minnetrista for the grand opening of our Imagination Playground! It’s here that your family can bring creativity to life using foam building blocks. We are excited to bring the community this family-centered activity. The first 50 Minnetrista members in attendance will receive a free mini playground in a jar!

Afternoon Tea at Oakhurst [SOLD OUT]

March 11; 2–4 p.m.

Cost: $35; member discounts apply

Registration deadline: March 4

Celebrate Oakhurst’s legacy of hosting intimate parties along with friends, when you take tea inside the home. Guests are invited to wear hats and formal attire while dining on tea sets and service ware from the Minnetrista Heritage Collection and to discover some favorite Ball family photos and recipes.

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After Hours at Minnetrista: Irish Day

March 17; 6–8:30 p.m.

Cost: $12; member discounts apply

Join your friends at Minnetrista this St. Patrick’s Day for After Hours: Irish Day! It’s here visitors can enjoy Irish beers and whiskies sold by Heorot of Muncie, live entertainment, taking selfies, and even enter for a chance to win our Best Dressed Costume Contest! In partnership with Heorot, featuring Wolves’ Head Brewing. A 21-and-older event.

Farmers Market at Minnetrista

March 18; 9 a.m.–Noon

Gather with friends and family this winter to discover various fresh, local, and remarkable finds during the Farmers Market at Minnetrista. Don’t forget to check out The Orchard Shop after you visit the indoor market every third Saturday of the month!

Oakhurst Special Saturdays

March 18; 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

FREE community event

Gather with family and friends for Oakhurst Special Saturdays all year long at Minnetrista! Together, you can explore the home, relax, and discover exciting activities with Let There Be Art! For more information, visit our Facebook page, or call 765.282.4848.

Spring Break Camp at Minnetrista: Random Acts of Art

March 20–21; 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Cost: $60 per child; member discounts apply

Registration deadline: March 15

Experience exciting and random acts of art this spring break, during Minnetrista’s two-day art camp! Campers can learn and explore the basic principles of art through fun activities and crafts. Let their creativity and imagination fly. For children grade K to 3. Campers will need to bring their own lunch every day.

Family Adventure Day

March 22; 9 a.m.–7:30 p.m.

FREE Community Day

Join your friends and family for a day of adventure together at Minnetrista! Discover lawn games outside of Betty’s Cabin; learn how to bind your very own book in Oakhurst home, and even check out a seasonal Explorer Bag for a great adventure! There’s always something new to explore at Minnetrista. In partnership with MITS.

Spring Break Camp Minnetrista: Ecology and Me

March 23–24; 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Cost: $60 per child; member discounts apply

Registration deadline: March 20

Explore new ways to make our planet a healthier place for animals and plants this spring break at Minnetrista. From the Discovery Lawn to the Nature Area, campers will experience unique eco-friendly networks within our neighborhoods. For children grade K to 3. Campers will need to bring their own lunch every day.

For more information on this and other events, visit minnetrista.net or call 765.282.4848. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the most up to date information on our exhibits and events.

Located along historic White River, Minnetrista includes 40 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, a modern museum facility, an historic home, Nature Area, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the White River Greenway. Minnetrista serves East Central Indiana with dynamic community activities and exhibits that honor and reflect its natural and cultural heritage. For more information about Minnetrista, visit www.minnetrista.net.