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June 2019

Soybean Planting

Saturday, June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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** Rescheduled to June 1 due to weather. ** Though one of the most common crops in Iowa fields today, soybeans were just being introduced to midwest farmers as an experimental crop in the early…

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Summer Homeschool Day

Tuesday, June 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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Medicine Shows

Saturday, June 8 @ 11:15 am - 1:30 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Performances at 11:15 am and 1:00 pm The Living History Farms Melodrama Society will present two performances of Prof. Savage's Traveling Medicine Show just behind the Flynn Mansion, next to the flower gardens. Actors in period…

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Member Appreciation Day

Saturday, June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Did you know that a membership to Living History Farms supports our mission of educating, entertaining, and connecting people of all ages to midwestern rural life experiences? To show our appreciation for our members' support,…

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History Happy Hour – Behind the Barn

Thursday, June 13 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Behind the Barn Night Explore historic sites around the Flynn Barn, meet a farm animal or two, join in a barn dance with music by the Barn Owl Band, and challenge your friends to some…

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Pioneer Wedding

Saturday, June 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Wedding Ceremonies at 11am and 1:30pm Visit the 1850 Pioneer Farm for a recreated pioneer wedding! Travel out to the farm to meet Living History Farms’ June bride as you join the 1850 Farm staff…

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guests and interpreters dance at 1850 pioneer farm

History Through the Lens

Saturday, June 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Bring your camera to capture 500 acres worth of beautiful scenery and see history through your lens at Living History Farms! Take one or two workshops with local photography experts and have ample time to…

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Historic Baseball

Sunday, June 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Watch the origins of “America’s Greatest Pastime” by catching a Walnut Hill Bluestockings 1875-rules baseball game. The team, made up of LHF volunteers, follow Gentleman’s rules, which include: no mitts allowed; the batter, or “striker”,…

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Teacher Appreciation Day

Friday, June 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Living History Farms says thank you to all of the teachers who put in the time and effort to bring learning to life for their students. If you've never been to Living History Farms with…

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Medicine Shows

Saturday, June 22 @ 11:15 am - 1:30 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Performances at 11:15 am and 1:00 pm The Living History Farms Melodrama Society will present two performances of Prof. Savage's Traveling Medicine Show just behind the Flynn Mansion, next to the flower gardens. Actors in period…

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actors perform in medicine show
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