August is a quieter month than July, but there are still plenty of events to choose from.
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 11, 12, 13, 2017
Spring Valley MN
Find more about their events.
Ag Days (town celebration) August 17-20, 2017
Find more on events.
Aug. 26, 2017— Annual Cultural Festival – Native American Festival!
Celebrating the Native American heritage of the area in the mid 19th century with traditional food, music, dancers, demonstrations, craft vendors, and more!
Keystone SD – Longtime Home of Carrie Ingalls Swanzey
Keystone Area Historical Association always hosts an event on August 3rd, previously this event was held on Carrie’s actual birthday no matter what day of the week it falls on. This will be changing in future.
Heritage Hill – Green Bay WI
Laura Ingalls Wilder Event August 12 & 13, 2017 10:00 am – 4:30 pm– Watch their website for more details.
Genesee Country Village and Museum – Mumford, NY
Laura Ingalls Wilder Days – August 5-6, 2017 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Watch for their page to be updated with 2017 information
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum – West Branch, Iowa
Hoover’s Hometown Days – August 5, 2017 1:30 pm Christine Woodside of Libertarians on the Prairie and David Davenport of Rugged Individualism to talk about their respective books.
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.