Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Old World Wisconsin Upcoming Events

There are some fun summer events at Old World Wisconsin that have recently been announced.

Daughter and I have attended this event in the past. Great fun for your Little House on the Prairie fans!

Laura Ingalls Wilder Days Plus Farm Power

Saturday, July 25, 2009 - Sunday, July 26, 2009 10 am-5 pm

Step into the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder at this hands-on celebration of her life and experiences. Dress like her, try her games and chores, help do Ma and Pa's work, too. Also check out all of the animal-, people-, and steam-powered vintage machines at work.

Visit YouTube to view a one-minute video on the 2008 Laura Ingalls Wilder Days.

Ticket Info:

Adults $16; children (5-17) $9 (children under 5 are free); students and senior citizens (65 and over) $14; family (two adults and two or more dependent children 5-17) $43. Fees include an all-day tram transportation pass.

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Vintage Base Ball Home Opener

Saturday, June 13, 2009 10 am-5 pm (game time is 1:30 pm)

Experience the fun of an old-fashioned game of base ball (yes, it was originally two words!) as Old World Wisconsin's vintage team, the Eagle Diamonds, faces off against the Milwaukee Cream Citys club at 1:30 p.m. Learn more about the 1860s rules and the history of the Diamonds, try the equipment and meet the players at this special day-long event. Admission to the museum gets you into the game for free.

View a video about the Eagle Diamonds Base Ball Team on YouTube.

Location Info:
Venue: Old World Wisconsin - about 1 hour drive from Waunakee

Old World Wisconsin documents the settlement of 19th- and early 20th-century Wisconsin. It comprises an 1870s crossroads village and 10 ethnic farmsteads located on 576 acres of wooded hills in the Southern Unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest.

S103 W37890 Hwy 67
Eagle, WI

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