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October 2017

Adult Education Program: Classic Comfort Foods

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Advanced registrations required. Join Living History Farm staff for some “stick to your ribs” comfort food and a cup of fresh coffee. Students will learn the art of making homemade noodles and other quick comfort…

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cooking in tangen kitchen

Adult Education Program: Victorian Hat Trims, The Basics

Thursday, October 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Advanced registrations required. Hat makers in the 19th and 20th century created flowers, cockades and other trims in their shops for adorning fancy hats and clothing.  Join LHF staff milliners for an evening of trims!…

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hat trims on display in the millinery

January 2018

Cabin Fever: Farms Uncorked

Saturday, January 27 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come graze with us, celebrating Iowa’s rich culinary bounty with unique monthly tastings in our Visitor Center. Gather your friends and explore local food and beverage specialties made from Iowa agricultural products. Enjoy chatting with winemakers…

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Visitors chat with a vendor at Farms Uncorked

February 2018

Cabin Fever: Cocktails & Comfort Food

Saturday, February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Pair cocktails mixed by Iowa artisan distillers with bite-sized sweet and savory comfort foods created by local eateries. Visit with distillers about the process of making spirits with Iowa grains. Event Partners: Black Silo Roasting…

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Visitors enjoy samples at a cabin fever event

March 2018

National Ag Day

Saturday, March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Agriculture touches lives on an everyday basis. We all eat food grown on farms and wear clothing made from natural products. National Ag Day is a day to recognize the contributions of agriculture to the…

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boy on tractor

Cabin Fever: Beer ‘n’ Bread

Saturday, March 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come graze with us, celebrating Iowa’s rich culinary bounty with unique monthly tastings in our Visitor Center. Gather your friends and explore local food and beverage specialties made from Iowa agricultural products.Chat with micro-brewers and…

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Family Easter

Saturday, March 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Welcome Spring with a day of fun for the whole family! The 1875 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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girl takes photo with easter bunny at family easter event

April 2018

Cabin Fever: Festival of Cheese

Saturday, April 21 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Visit with cheesemongers, and other local food experts about their crafts, while tasting their wares in a casual atmosphere. Sign up for a 30 minute class exploring fondue with CJ Biernert of the Cheese Shop…

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visitors enjoying festival of cheese

May 2018

Opening Day

Tuesday, May 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Today is the first day of our 2018 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…

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a family poses in front of the 1850 log house

Living History Farms’ Kids Trail Run

Saturday, May 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for the inaugural Living History Farms Kids Trail Run! Our 5k race or 1 mile Fun Run are perfect for both competitive and non-competitive runners, ages 12 and under of all ability levels.…

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