Learn about the life of George Washington Carver at this family-friendly event. There are opportunities to see the 1881 Carver House and chances for kids to earn a junior ranger badge. Horse-drawn wagon rides include storytelling. If your family has an interest in history, you can learn about slavery and the Civil War in Missouri and see demonstrations of traditional activities like basket weaving and candle-dipping. Kids who love science and nature can learn about birding, grassland plants and animals, geology and archeology. And that’s just a sampling of all there is to do at this family-friendly day out.