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July 2021

Independence Day & Historic Baseball

Saturday, July 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Enjoy an old-fashioned fourth with an iconic, historic Independence Day celebration in the 1876 town of Walnut Hill. 1876 marks the first centennial of the United States, and Living History Farms’ Independence Day activities truly…

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baseball team

Thrift Style Exhibit

Monday, July 5 @ 9:00 am - Monday, August 16 @ 4:00 pm CDT
Red Barn Gallery,

Thrift Style explores the reuse of feed sacks to make clothing and other household objects and illuminates how the “upcycling” of these bags mutually benefitted twentieth-century consumers and businesses. With forty-one works from patterns to garments,…

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feed sack quilt

Medicine Shows

Saturday, July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Performances at 1:00pm and 2:00pm Behind Flynn Mansion, near the flower gardens The Living History Farms Melodrama Society will present two performances of Prof. Savage’s Traveling Medicine Show just behind the Flynn Mansion, next to…

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actors perform in medicine show

August 2021

Grain Harvest

Saturday, August 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Living History Farms’ “original” community event! Watch as our historic farmers bring in this year’s grain harvest, using hand power, horsepower, and steam. Hear the smash of the flail and the roar of the steam-powered…

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interpreter harvesting grain

Medicine Shows

Saturday, August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Performances at 1:00pm and 2:00pm Behind Flynn Mansion, near the flower gardens The Living History Farms Melodrama Society will present two performances of Prof. Savage’s Traveling Medicine Show just behind the Flynn Mansion, next to…

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actors perform in medicine show

September 2021

Fall Homeschool Day

Friday, September 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Homeschool Day is the perfect opportunity for families to learn together. You and your children will have the opportunity to tour the museum’s many historic areas, enjoy hands-on demonstrations, learn about farm power throughout history,…

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interpreters at 1900 farm

Fido on the Farms & Historic Baseball

Saturday, September 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Living History Farms welcomes dogs to the museum any day of the season, and we'd love to see dogs and owners this Saturday! Bring your well-behaved pup to take a tractor cart ride over to…

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dogs and owners visiting farm sites

Medicine Shows

Saturday, September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Performances at 1:00pm and 2:00pm Behind Flynn Mansion, near the flower gardens The Living History Farms Melodrama Society will present two performances of Prof. Savage’s Traveling Medicine Show just behind the Flynn Mansion, next to…

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actors perform in medicine show

Applefest

Saturday, September 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Join us for a day of family fun celebrating apple harvest season! Visit our historic sites to see how past cooks would prepare and serve apple treats, such as apple butter, cake or pie, and…

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girl eating an apple

October 2021

Medicine Shows

Saturday, October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Performances at 1:00pm and 2:00pm Behind Flynn Mansion, near the flower gardens The Living History Farms Melodrama Society will present two performances of Prof. Savage’s Traveling Medicine Show just behind the Flynn Mansion, next to…

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actors perform in medicine show
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