During June check out these Laura Ingalls Wilder related events around the country.
- Mansfield, MO, Laura Ingalls Wilder/Rose Wilder Lane Home and Museum, Fundraiser Dinner – June 7, 2014
- Independence, KS, Little House on the Prairie Museum, Prairie Days June 14, 2014
Mark your calendars! Prairie Days 2014 will be on Saturday, June 14th. This all day event features living historians in all of our historic buildings and on the grounds bringing the 19th century to life before your very eyes. The event runs from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. With music, food vendors, craft demonstrators, living historians, a Little House character competition a day on the prairie is great for the whole family. Our full schedule of Prairie Days activities will be posted on this website as we are closer to the festival. Keep checking for updates. To see photos from Prairie Days 2013 visit our Facebook page.
Admission: $6 adults, $3 children under 18, $3 seniors 65 and older. We do not offer group rates for Prairie Days.
- Pepin WI, Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum – New Addition Opens June 21, 2014
- Burr Oak IA, Laura Ingalls Wilder Park and Museum – Laura Ingalls Wilder Days June 28-29, 2014
- Independence, KS, Little House on the Prairie Museum, – Pioneer Women in Kansas June 28th, 2014
Join director/historian as she brings pioneer women of Kansas to life from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. She will portray a pioneer woman in the cabin, a working woman in the post office and a school teacher in the Sunnyside School. From 11:00-1:00 visit the cabin and meet a pioneer woman, from 1:30-2:45 visit the post office and meet a post mistress, from 3:00-4:00 meet a one room schoolhouse teacher.
- Eagle, WI, Old World Wisconsin, World of Little House – June 28, 2014 – July 31, 2014
- Malone/Burke, NY, is doing a fundraiser through June 22nd for a belfry and bell for their one-room school replica.
- Pepin, WI, is continuing their Pave the Way to the Future campaign
- Mansfield, MO, is continuing their capital campaign for their new archives/museum building.
- De Smet, SD – The Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society received a $35,000 grant.
Sarah S. Uthoff 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.Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. She is currently acting President of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy and Research Association. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.