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July 2020

Textile Treasures Tour

Saturday, July 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

Victorian Birthday

Saturday, July 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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What was it like to be a guest at a birthday party in 1876? Join us for a child's birthday celebration at the Flynn Mansion and find out! Play historic games on the lawn, then…

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flynn mansion

August 2020

Grain Harvest & Historic Baseball

Saturday, August 1 @ 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! Get your hands dirty and help our interpreters bring in this year’s grain harvest, using hand power, horsepower, and steam. Witness it all as you hear the smash of…

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interpreter harvesting grain

Election Day

Saturday, August 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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It’s Election Day in Walnut Hill. The 1876 town makes a decision at the polls and you’re invited to help get out the vote! Find out the issues that Victorian voters cared about most and…

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1875 citizens hold political banner

Textile Treasures Tour

Thursday, August 13 @ 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

Textile Treasures Tour

Saturday, August 15 @ 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

September 2020

Fall Homeschool Day

Friday, September 4 @ 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’ Homeschool Days are the perfect opportunity for families to learn together! You and your children will have the opportunity to tour the museum’s many historic areas, participate in hands-on activities, and have fun!…

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girl uses a mortar and pestle in the drug store

Preserving Your History Tour

Thursday, September 10 @ 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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Fido on the Farms

Saturday, September 12 @ 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, but on this day we have several special activities planned to celebrate our best furry friends! Bring your well-behaved pup to walk…

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group shot of dogs and trainers/owners

Preserving Your History Tour

Saturday, September 12 @ 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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