July and September tend to be the biggest months for Laura Ingalls Wilder related events around the country. If I’ve missed one please let me know.
Laura Days – Sept. 13 and 14, 2014
The annual fall Lamplight on the Prairie evening guided tour will take place on September 27th. Lamplight on the Prairie takes you on a guided lamplight tour of our site with a special twist- at each tour stop you will meet the people from the pages of Laura’s books and Kansas history. Our living history reenactors will bring history to life before your eyes. Tours begin every half an hour and are limited to 15 people per tour.
Tickets can be purchased online or in their gift shop in person beginning September 2, 2014. We will launch an event page for Lamplight on September 2nd with the link to ticket sales and additional information about the event.
Laura’s Memories Pageant – Sept. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 2014
Wilder Days Sept. 19-20, 2014 Laura Historian William T. Anderson will be speaking and Lucy Lee Flippin (Eliza Jane Wilder from the NBC TV Show)
Annual Harvest Festival & Civil War Living History Encampment Sept. 27 & 28, 2014
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library
Good news, I’m returning as speaker!
Laura Ingalls Wilder Remembered –In the Kitchen With Laura – Sept. 1, 2014 11 am and 2 pm
With Prairie Walks lead by Park Rangers at 9:30 am and 3:00 pm
Melissa Gilbert’s Book Tour has come to Iowa. Come see her on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.
– 2:00 pm Cedar Rapids Public Library
– 7:00pm to 8:00pm at the Iowa City Public Library.
If you can’t come to either of the shows in Iowa, check out this listing of her other stops around the country.
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.