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July 2018

Election Day

Saturday, July 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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It’s Election Day in Walnut Hill. The 1875 town makes a decision at the polls and you’re invited to help get out the vote! Join candidates for an 1875 style mayoral debate, try giving a…

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1875 citizens hold political banner

August 2018

Medicine Shows

Saturday, August 11, 2018 @ 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

September 2018

Medicine Shows

Saturday, September 29, 2018 @ 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

October 2018

Grinding Corn with Historic Letz Mill Machine – 10am

Saturday, October 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
1900 Farm,

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1900 Farm

Medicine Shows

Saturday, October 13, 2018 @ 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

Last Day of General Season

Friday, October 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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Today is the last day of our general visiting season. Don't miss your chance to touch, play and engage at each of our three working farm sites: 1700 Ioway Indian Farm, 1850 Pioneer Farm, and 1900 Horse-Powered Farm —…

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family poses in front of 1900 farm house

November 2018

Road-O-Cross Off-Road Race

Saturday, November 17, 2018
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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The 40th annual off-road race at Living History Farms, presented by Central Iowa Race Corp, raises funds for Living History Farms and other community causes. You will be challenged by a cross country course over…

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runners

February 2019

How Does Your Garden Grow? Quilt & Textile Show

Thursday, February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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February 14-16, February 21-23 Wishing for spring? Combat the winter blues with a look at the birds, bees, and flower patterns found in the Living History Farms' historic textile collection. This special exhibit of historic…

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How Does Your Garden Grow? Quilt & Textile Show

Friday, February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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February 14-16, February 21-23 Wishing for spring? Combat the winter blues with a look at the birds, bees, and flower patterns found in the Living History Farms' historic textile collection. This special exhibit of historic…

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floral quilt

How Does Your Garden Grow? Quilt & Textile Show

Saturday, February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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February 14-16, February 21-23 Wishing for spring? Combat the winter blues with a look at the birds, bees, and flower patterns found in the Living History Farms' historic textile collection. This special exhibit of historic…

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floral quilt
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