CURRENT HOURS: OPEN DAILY; MON-SAT 9AM-4PM, SUN 12PM-4PM

Schedule of Hands-on Activities

Activities are subject to change due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.

  • Laundry on a Washboard - Sunday, July 15, 1-3pm - 1900 Farm
  • Using the Paper Cutter - Sunday, July 15, 1-3pm - Print Shop
  • Cookware Comparison - Sunday, July 15, 1-3pm - General Store
  • Cookware Comparison - Monday, July 16, 10am-12pm - General Store
  • Bustle and Overskirt Fitting - Monday, July 16, 10am-12pm - Millinery
  • Working in Broom Corn Patch - Monday, July 16, 1-3pm - Broom Shop
  • Grooming Cattle - Monday, July 16, 1-3pm - 1850 Pioneer Farm
  • Name That 19th C. Disease - Monday, July 16, 1-3pm - Drug Store
  • Cleaning with the Maid: Polishing Silver - Tuesday, July 17, 10am-12pm - Flynn Mansion
  • Dig a Hole with a Hand Spade - Tuesday, July 17, 10am-12pm - Implement Dealer
  • Working with Clay and Pottery - Tuesday, July 17, 1-3pm - 1700 Ioway Farm
  • Fabric Exploration - Tuesday, July 17, 1-3pm - Millinery
  • Making Heart Boxes - Tuesday, July 17, 1-3pm - Tangen Home
  • Baking - Wednesday, July 18, 10am-12pm - Tangen Home
  • Sweeping - Wednesday, July 18, 10am-12pm - Broom Shop
  • Newspaper Press Work - Wednesday, July 18, 1-3pm - Print Shop
  • Catalog Ordering - Wednesday, July 18, 1-3pm - 1900 Farm
  • Forgework Demonstrations - Wednesday, July 18, 1-3pm - Blacksmith
  • Coloring Postcards - Thursday, July 19, 10am-12pm - General Store
  • Using the Paper Cutter - Thursday, July 19, 10am-12pm - Print Shop
  • Reading Cookbooks - Thursday, July 19, 1-3pm - 1850 Pioneer Farm
  • Combing Out Broom Corn Seeds - Thursday, July 19, 1-3pm - Broom Shop
  • Dressing Dolls - Thursday, July 19, 1-3pm
  • Digging Potatoes and Salting Meat - Friday, July 20, 10am-12pm - 1850 Pioneer Farm
  • Paint Meat Cuts on Cow - Friday, July 20, 10am-12pm - 1900 Farm
  • Smell Bottles: Carminative Spices - Friday, July 20, 10am-12pm - Drug Store
  • Forgework Demonstrations - Friday, July 20, 10am-12pm - Blacksmith
  • Practice Basic Stitches - Friday, July 20, 1-3pm - Millinery
  • Music - Friday, July 20, 1-3pm - Tangen Home
  • Fire Starting Techniques: Bow Drill - Friday, July 20, 1-3pm - 1700 Ioway Farm
  • Intern Food Challenge - Saturday, July 21, 10am-12pm - Various Sites
  • Digging Potatoes - Saturday, July 21, 10am-12pm - 1850 Pioneer Farm
  • Grinding Spices - Saturday, July 21, 10am-12pm - Drug Store
  • Weighing Grain with a Scale - Saturday, July 21, 10am-12pm - Implement Dealer
  • Ioway Food Preparations - Saturday, July 21, 10am-12pm - 1700 Ioway Farm
  • Menu Planning - Saturday, July 21, 1-3pm - Flynn Mansion
  • Making Soap - Saturday, July 21, 1-3pm - 1900 Farm
  • Laundry on a Washboard - Sunday, July 22, 1-3pm - 1900 Farm
  • Reading the Newspaper - Sunday, July 22, 1-3pm - Print Shop
  • Sorting Mail - Sunday, July 22, 1-3pm - General Store
  • Sorting Mail - Monday, July 23, 10am-12pm - General Store
  • Trim a Hat - Monday, July 23, 10am-12pm - Millinery
  • Sewing a Broom - Monday, July 23, 1-3pm - Broom Shop
  • Harvesting Wheat - Monday, July 23, 1-3pm - 1850 Pioneer Farm
  • Compounding Toilet Water - Monday, July 23, 1-3pm - Drug Store
  • Napkin Folding - Tuesday, July 24, 10am-12pm - Flynn Mansion
  • Quick and Easy Washing Machine - Tuesday, July 24, 10am-12pm - Implement Dealer
  • Making Woven Mats - Tuesday, July 24, 1-3pm - 1700 Ioway Farm
  • Corset Fitting - Tuesday, July 24, 1-3pm - Millinery
  • Rosemaling Design Coloring - Tuesday, July 24, 1-3pm - Tangen Home
  • Sewing - Wednesday, July 25, 10am-12pm - Tangen Home
  • Working in a Broom Corn Patch - Wednesday, July 25, 10am-12pm - Broom Shop
  • Proof Press Work - Wednesday, July 25, 1-3pm - Print Shop
  • Sewing - Wednesday, July 25, 1-3pm - 1900 Farm
  • Forgework Demonstrations - Wednesday, July 25, 1-3pm - Blacksmith
  • Grinding Coffee - Thursday, July 26, 10am-12pm - General Store
  • Newspaper Press Work - Thursday, July 26, 10am-12pm - Print Shop
  • Hand Sewing - Thursday, July 26, 1-3pm - 1850 Pioneer Farm
  • Sweeping with Besom Brooms - Thursday, July 26, 1-3pm - Broom Shop
  • Parlor Games - Thursday, July 26, 1-3pm - Flynn Mansion
  • Measuring without Standards - Friday, July 27, 10am-12pm - 1850 Pioneer Farm
  • Weighing with a Scale - Friday, July 27, 10am-12pm - General Store
  • Kringla by Weight - Friday, July 27, 10am-12pm - Tangen Home
  • Compounding Sunburn Remedies - Friday, July 27, 10am-12pm - Drug Store
  • Forgework Demonstrations - Friday, July 27, 10am-12pm - Blacksmith
  • Bow Trimming - Friday, July 27, 1-3pm - Millinery
  • Historic Measures in Cooking - Friday, July 27, 1-3pm - Tangen Home
  • Making Pemmican - Friday, July 27, 1-3pm - 1700 Ioway Farm
  • Harvesting Wheat - Saturday, July 28, 10am-12pm - 1850 Pioneer Farm
  • Post Hole Digger - Saturday, July 28, 10am-12pm - Implement Dealer
  • Name that 19th C. Disease - Saturday, July 28, 10am-12pm - Drug Store
  • Ioway Games - Saturday, July 28, 1-3pm - 1700 Ioway Farm
  • Anti-Suffrage Tea - Saturday, July 28, 1-3pm - Flynn Mansion
  • Horse and Wagon Rides - Saturday, July 28, 1-3pm - 1900 Farm
  • Bathtime in the 19th Century - Sunday, July 29, 1-3pm - 1900 Farm
  • Proof Press Work - Sunday, July 29, 1-3pm - Print Shop
  • Seed Identification - Sunday, July 29, 1-3pm - General Store
  • Seed Identification - Monday, July 30, 10am-12pm - General Store
  • Corset Fitting - Monday, July 30, 10am-12pm - Millinery
  • Working in Broom Corn Patch - Monday, July 30, 1-3pm - Broom Shop
  • Harvesting Wheat - Monday, July 30, 1-3pm - 1850 Pioneer Farm
  • Apprentice Latin Flashcards - Monday, July 30, 1-3pm - Drug Store
  • Toys and Games - Tuesday, July 31, 10am-12pm - Flynn Mansion
  • Hand Held Corn Planter - Tuesday, July 31, 10am-12pm - Implement Dealer
  • Scraping/Breaking Hides - Tuesday, July 31, 1-3pm - 1700 Ioway Farm
  • Design a Hat - Tuesday, July 31, 1-3pm - Millinery
  • Gardening - Tuesday, July 31, 1-3pm - Tangen Home