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Stuhr Museum Celebrates Harvest Festival September 25

GRAND ISLAND, STUHR MUSEUM – The third annual Harvest Festival, which features dozens of ways to celebrate the coming of fall, is set for Saturday, September 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stuhr Museum.

In only its third year, the Harvest Festival has become one of Stuhr’s most popular events. The day is rich with history of the harvest, including demonstrations of historical tools, a chance to choose your own pumpkin, lessons on how to cook with what you harvest, antique farm machinery displays, horse drawn wagon rides, games and much more.

All events take place at the 1890’s Farmstead, where the Clearly Farmhouse will be open and staffed. Activities for the day include:

●A huge grass maze suitable for young and older children
●Choose your own pumpkin in our pumpkin patch and decorate it
●Make cider in the apple press, see apple cooking demonstrations at the Hired Man’s House and make apple head dolls
●Horse drawn wagon rides throughout the day
●Live Music by the Pilgrim Classic Country Band out of Kearney at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
●Hands-on corn shelling activities
●Antique tractor displays and a “Parade of Power” at 1 p.m.
●Games on the lawn of the Cleary Farmhouse
●Much More!

Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for children with Stuhr Museum members admitted FREE. For more information, call the museum at (308) 385-5316.

The mission of Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer is to preserve and portray the inspiring era of the pioneer town builders who created the first communities in Nebraska.

Stuhr Museum
3133 West Hwy 34
Grand Island, NE 68801
Fax (308) 385-5028
E-Mail [email protected]

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