Fall Homeschool Day – 2019

A Schoolhouse Lesson

Join us for Fall Homeschool Day at the Frontier Culture Museum.  Visit our wonderful exhibits with historical interpreters, and enjoy great hands-on learning and interactive education.

Date:  Friday, September 13, 2019
Time:  9 AM – 5 PM

Advance Tickets:  $5 Adults; $3 Students; Under 6 are Free
Annual Pass holders get in free!Advance Tickets:  $5 Adults; $3 Child; 5 & Under Free
Purchase Tickets in Advance:  Online Tickets

During Homeschool Day, visitors will see activities such as cooking, gardening, woodworking, flax and wool spinning, rare-breed animals, schoolhouse lessons and more.

Here’s a quick overview of some of the activities scheduled for the day (activities and times subject to change):

  • West Africa:
    • Shelling cow peas
    • Raffia-Work Cordage
  • English Farm:
    • Outdoor Laundry
    • Herbs
  • Irish Forge:
    • Blacksmith onsite all day making items out of iron

      Making iron tools at the Irish Forge

      Making Iron Tools at the Irish Forge

  • Irish Farm:
    • Flax Processing
    • Live Music
  • German Farm:
    • Noodle-Making
    • Games: Stilts, Kegelspiel
  • Eastern Woodland Indian Site
    • Games
    • Pottery: 1:00, 3:30
    • Nature Walks: 10:30, 2:30
  • 1740s American Farm:
    • Woodworking
    • Militia Drills: 11:00, 1:00, 3:00
    • Musket Demonstrations: 10:00, 12:00, 2:00, 4:00
  • 1820s American Farm
    • Outdoor Bake Oven Baking
    • Carding Wool
    • Live Music
  • 1850s American Farm:
    • Historic Outdoor Games: Graces, Hoop & Stick
    • Parlor Games & Theatricals: 10:00, 11:00, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30
    • Historic Medicine
  • Schoolhouse
    • School Lessons: 10:00, 11:00, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30
    • Trapball Games: 10:30, 11:30, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00

      Hands-On Learning on the Irish Farm