July and September tend to have the biggest number of Laura Ingalls Wilder events. Here are the ones I’ve pulled together for this month. I’ve also thrown in a couple of Aug. 1st or 2nd dates so they don’t sneak up on you.
Walnut Grove MN
- July 10-11
- July 17-18
- July 24-25
Family Festival held in Walnut Grove City Park on pageant Saturdays July 11, July 18, and July 25, 2015
11:00 am to 6:00 pm Check the Walnut Grove website for full schedule and more details.
De Smet SD
- July 10-12
- July 17-19
- July 24-26
Spring Valley MN
Eliza Jane School Days July -The 27-28 and 30-31, 2015
Evening (7:30 pm) Performance Dates (rain or shine):
- July 17-18, 24-25, 31, Aug. 1 – There are more dates later in the Summer.
Find their calendar list with more details here.
Children’s art display opens July 4, 2015
Children’s Art & Literary Landmark Celebration (includes plaque unveiling) July 11, 2015 10 am – 4 pm
Mary Ingalls Society Pageant July 31, August 1 and 2, 2015
Old World Wisconsin – Eagle WI
World of Little House – June 15, 2015 – July 31, 2015
Genesee Country Village and Museum – Mumford, NY
Laura Ingalls Wilder Days August 1-2, 2015 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
The 2015 national Laura Ingalls Wilder conference will be held July 16-17, 2015 with July 18th spent in De Smet.
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 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.