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February 2020

Historic Quilt & Textile Exhibit

Thursday, February 27 - Sunday, March 1
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Keeping Warm in the Midwest February 27-March 1 and March 5-8, open 1:00-6:00pm each day Join Living History Farms for a look at the textiles and tools used to keep warm during Midwestern winters in…

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volunteer demonstrating quilting

March 2020

Historic Quilt & Textile Exhibit

Thursday, March 5 - Sunday, March 8
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Keeping Warm in the Midwest February 27-March 1 and March 5-8, open 1:00-6:00pm each day Join Living History Farms for a look at the textiles and tools used to keep warm during Midwestern winters in…

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volunteer demonstrating quilting

Preserving Your History Tour

Thursday, March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Photographs, paper documents, and heirloom objects such as tools or toys are in every closet and attic. How do we keep them for future generations? Why do we want to? Get a peek behind the…

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book

Preserving Your History Tour

Saturday, March 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Photographs, paper documents, and heirloom objects such as tools or toys are in every closet and attic. How do we keep them for future generations? Why do we want to? Get a peek behind the…

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catalog

National Ag Day

Saturday, March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Come celebrate National Ag Day, and pi(e) day! Agriculture touches our lives every day. We all eat food grown on farms and wear clothing made from natural products. Through crafts, games, activities, demonstrations, and talks,…

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tractor ride

April 2020

Textile Treasures Tour

Thursday, April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Take a guided tour of Living History Farms textile storage facility and learn how you can better store your own textile treasures at home! Join us for this up close view of select historic quilts…

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Historic Quilt Show

Family Easter

Saturday, April 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Welcome Spring with a day of fun for the whole family! The 1876 town of Walnut Hill comes together to celebrate Easter with ongoing egg and toy hunts (divided by age), horse-drawn wagon rides, egg…

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kids looking for eggs at Family Easter

Textile Treasures Tour

Saturday, April 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Take a guided tour of Living History Farms textile storage facility and learn how you can better store your own textile treasures at home! Join us for this up close view of select historic quilts…

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behind the scenes collections tours

Food & Farm Festival

Saturday, April 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Celebrate, sample, and purchase goods from local makers and food trucks at Living History Farms and enjoy beer and wine as you wander through the 1876 Town of Walnut Hill. Get a preview of our…

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food and farm festival

May 2020

Decoration Day & Historic Baseball

Saturday, May 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Be a part of America’s early Memorial Day traditions! At 1:00pm, March in a procession to the town cemetery for a moving pageant of Victorian ceremony and speeches, honoring the Union’s fallen heroes. After the…

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interpreters perform a memorial ceremony on decoration day
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