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Come dig into Halloween at Homestead National Monument of America on Saturday, October 24, 2015! New to Howling Homestead this year will be archaeologists from the National Park Service's Midwest Archaeological Center showing how they analyze different objects that have been unearthed! This FREE event will kick off at6:00 p.m.at the Homestead Heritage Center.Register for the evening's events upon arrival and if you are one of the first 100 kids, you can receive a FREE pumpkin!
Also joining us for this evening of activities, cookies and hot cider: members of the Beatrice Public Schools acting out historical homesteaders and doing sing-a-longs;University of Nebraska students with bat and insect activities and demonstrations;the Prairie Astronomy Club bringing the stars down to earth;Master Naturalists with their animal furs;as well as the Wildlife Rehab Center with their feathered friends!
Many of the evening activities will be outdoors, so please dress for cool weather. We won't try to be scary. The event is appropriate for all ages. Please leave your costumes at home.
Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2015. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter(HomesteadNM) and Facebook (Homestead National Monument of America).
Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. MondaythroughFriday, and9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.on weekends. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 (temporary phone number 402-239-9562) or visit https://www.nps.gov/home/
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