Almanzo Wilder Farm Events 2012

Here are the events as listed in the Spring 2012 issue of the Wilder Homestead News.

Open May 26th 

Dean Butler visited Malone NY, so should you!

July, August Story Hour for children,
Two days per month from 1:00 – 2:00 PM Adult must accompany and remain with their children.

July 22-28 Children’s School Tour Juried Art Show
Artwork on Display in Museum

July 28 Children’s Gala and Morgan Horse Special Event
10:00 AM- 4:00 PM Self Guided Tours
Reduced Admission: Adults $5, Children 6-16 $3, Children under 5 Free
Beverages Available
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Children’s Art Activities and Games (open to public’s children). Awards at 12 Noon
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Morgan Horse Performance under the direction of Karen Lassell from Miner Institute

September 23 – 29 As Time Passes – 2nd Annual Adult Juried Art Show
View juried artwork by local artists. Vote for Best in Show.

September 23 Gala Opening As Time Passes
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments in the Visitors’ Center

September 29 Annual Harvest Festival and Civil War Encampment
1o:00 AM- 4:00 PM Self – Guided Tours
Reduced Admission: Adults $5, Children 6-16 $3, Children under 5 Free
Family Activities: pumpkin painting, scarecrow making, 19th century games, chapter readings from Farmer Boy and more.
Food and Beverages available.

September 30 Homestead open, Continued Civil War Encampment
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

December 1 Celebrate Christmas With Almanzo
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Free Admission
Enjoy readings from Farmer Boy Christmas chapter in the parlor of the house at 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM
Cookies, mulled cider, Christmas carols, and children’s activities. Free gift wrapping for purchased gift items.

Contact the Farm for more information:


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Sarah S. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many times at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. She is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales fighting to bring the History, Mystery, Magic, and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. How can you help? Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, look at her photos, and find her on Facebook , Twitter , Google+, LinkedIn , SlideShare, and . Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and former director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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