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February 2020

Textile Treasures Tour

Thursday, February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm CST
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, February 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am CST
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

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

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

May 2020

50th Anniversary – Virtual Opening

Friday, May 1 @ 9:00 am - Friday, May 8 @ 4:00 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Welcome to our Virtual Opening! It is May, which is one of our very favorite times of the year at Living History Farms. Traditionally, it's the month we open for the season and welcome visitors…

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1900 barn

June 2020

Pioneer Wedding

Saturday, June 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
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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pioneer wedding

Historic Baseball

Saturday, June 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
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 1876-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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baseball

July 2020

Teacher Appreciation Day

Wednesday, July 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 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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teacher in 1875 classroom

Independence Day & Historic Baseball

Saturday, July 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Open 9am-4pm, with games beginning at 11am. 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…

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