It’s August and it’s the last harrah of summer with a few more events at the homesites.
De Smet SD
The Ingalls Homestead is hosting a Plein Air Event (painting in the open air) in conjunction with the Harvey Dunn Society. Find more details about a previous event. – August 10, 11, 12, 2018 and August 9, 10, 11, 2019
Spring Valley MN
Ag Days (town celebration formerly Wilderfest) August 17-19, 2018
Justamere Club: Legend of the Blue Willow T-Shirt Painting Party
Legend of the Blue Willow T-Shirt Making Party
Create art for yourself while conserving it for others!
When: Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Laura Ingalls Wilder Home, Mansfield, MO
Cost: $25 per person. Reservations are Required (Limited to 50 people)
- Admission to the museum & both houses
- Your own custom t-shirt *Please specify size in “Order Notes” when checking out*
Come learn about Laura’s favorite dish pattern and the legend behind it. Participants will make their own t-shirt using imagery from the story. Each t-shirt will be custom made making it a unique piece of art. This is an all ages event. Come and go as you please.
Pa’s Fiddle will be played on August 10, 2018 at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Home and Museum. Elsa Godding will do the honors at 11 AM in the afternoon! This is a free event!!!
Laura’s Memories Pageant August 31, 2018
Annual Cultural Festival – The British Have Landed! – August 28, 2018
Celebrating the British heritage of the area in the mid 19th century with traditional food, music, demonstrations, craft vendors, and more!
Keystone SD – Longtime Home of Carrie Ingalls Swanzey
Carrie Ingalls Swanzey’s Birthday Party – August 3, 2018 – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Genesee Country Village and Museum – Mumford, NY
Laura Ingalls Wilder Weekend – August 4-5, 2018 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
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 Academia.edu . Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and former director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.