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Spring On The Homestead

sun21may(may 21)10:30 ammon22(may 22)4:00 pmSpring On The Homestead10:30 am - 4:00 pm (22)(GMT-07:00)

Event Details

Learn all about the different tasks a settler family like the Hubles would take on to ensure the rest of their year was a success. 

Watch or participate in old-fashioned activities such as the May-pole dance! Grab a ribbon and get ready to learn more about this spring tradition that dates back to the dances ancient people would do in hopes of harvesting a large crop.

Try playing the Game of Graces or borrow one of our kites to see if you can get it off the ground! Find out which vegetables will be planted in the Huble garden this season, and learn about the heritage varieties of potatoes being grown in anticipation of this fall’s Potato Festival, then take part in heritage demonstrations such as butter making and cheesemaking with local expert Tracey Johnson of Cheeseneeds.com! On Sunday you can flex your creative muscles in the scarecrow making contest for your chance to have your entry stay up in the Huble garden all summer long!

Reacquaint yourself with the historic site by taking a guided tour and explore the buildings by taking part in a treasure hunt. Afterwards, relax with a picnic basket brought from home, or buy lunch from the BBQ.

Don’t forget to check out the General Store and browse a new selection of locally made goods!

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Time

21 (Sunday) 10:30 am - 22 (Monday) 4:00 pm(GMT-07:00)

Location

Huble Homestead