Labor Day Extravaganza of Events at

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Date: July 31, 2014

Labor Day –Extravaganza of Events at

Homestead National Monument of America

Join us at Homestead National Monument of America this Labor Day weekend for the Arts and Living History Extravaganza. Events are scheduled Thursday August 28 through Monday September 1. The program is suitable for all age groups, so bring the entire family.

Rise Above, a Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit will be at the Heritage Center from 8:30-5August 28 through September 1. The exhibit is a fully functional movie theater with a 160-degree curved screen that brings the movie to life. Rise Above shows the determination of the Tuskegee Airmen who overcame adversity of a racial period in American history.

Living history demonstrations from 10 to 2 each day at the Heritage Center. Demonstrations include Butter Making, Cornhusk Dolls, Button Toys, and washing clothes.

Saturday August 30 Michael Murphy will lead a flute workshop including painting a flute and learning to play it. He will also entertain the public with a concert at 10 a.m. 

Take part in our Old-Fashioned Spelling BeeMonday, September 1 at 10:00 the Freeman School. After the Spelling Bee head back up the Heritage Center for Toasted Ponies Bluegrass Band at2:00 p.m.

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2014. 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 are8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.daily. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit


The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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Beatrice , NE 68310


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