While August was quiet, September has one last big splurge of big Laura events before most of the sites close down for the winter.
Laura Days – September 9-10, 2017
Burr Oak IA
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Fall Fest and Used Book Sale September 1, 2017 – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Laura’s Memories Pageant
Sept 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 2017
Wilder Days: September 15,16, & 17, 2017
A special dinner in honor of Laura’s 150th birthday has been added to the Wilder event. Dean Butler (Almanzo Wilder on the NBC series) will be appearing. You will be allowed to take photos in front of the Rocky Ridge living room fireplace.
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Sept. 23, 2017 Annual Harvest Festival & Civil War Living History Encampment
- Civil War living history encampment and
- Pumpkin painting and children’s 19th century game in the orchard, children’s corn pit in the barn,
- 8th Annual “As Time Passes” adult juried art show on display
- Entertainment, demonstrators, craft & produce
Sept. 24 Open extended Sunday hours 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Civil War reenactors living history encampment and one skirmish. Regular admission and guided tours available. Last tour at 3pm.
Marc and Brandi Janssen Mary Ingalls Fiddle Program – October 15, 2017
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum – West Branch, Iowa
Laura Ingalls Wilder Remembered – September 4, 2017
Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving 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. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. 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. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.