Eklund's Crazy Acres

Special Events

After 14 years, we are retiring. Thank you for your laughs, your screams, and your support.

Jump to DISNEY SCULPTOR LIVE – with classes!

DISNEY ANIMATOR LIVE – drawing for you!

Back to visit, Philo Barnhardt will be here. Philo Philo Promo picdesigned The Little Mermaid herself. He also contributed to Beauty and the Beast, The Black Caldron, American Tail, and many other films.

Watch him draw! Philo will be demonstrating his talent, signing autographs, and chatting about anything and everything with us. Times: Fri 2:00-5:00, Sat-Sun 2:00-5:00pm; Fri & Sat night 8:00-10:30pm.

Philo takes requests! For $50.00, you can name the character, and from his imagination, he will create a one-of-a-kind picture just for you. Who can he draw? Click here to find out. Philo’s time is limited, so requests are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so request early to be sure he has time to make your dream come true!

PLUS… Philo will be accompanied by the Creative Director of Silver Phoenix Entertainment. Charles can tell you all about breaking into the world of comic books; and he may even do a caricature of you!

DISNEY SCULPTOR LIVE – with classes!

Web carving classBy popular demand, Henson puppeteer and Walt Disney sculptor, Terri Hardin is back at Eklund’s Crazy acres for one weekend only, teaching her special pumpkin carving techniques. Her style is easy for anyone to do and uses no knives.  Terri enjoys showing people that think they have no artistic talent that, with this technique, even they can have elaborate pumpkins.

Make a day of it! Carve a pumpkin, play in the maze, take a wagon ride and chat with Terri about her experience working on Ghostbusters and Men in Black!

Class times: Friday  at 8:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 pm. Rain or Shine. The class lasts 1 1/2 – 2 hours.

Class cost: $10.00 per person, per class.  Pumpkin & tool use included.

Ages: 6 years old and up. For kids younger than 12, we request a guardian be present.