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Labor Day Weekend activities at Homestead National Monument of America will include a performance by Otto Rosfeld on Saturday September 5, 2015 at 2 p.m.at the Education Center. Through song, stories and poems, Mr. Rosfeld will share "Treading Lightly or Stomping", an overview of mankind's impact on the earth.
Otto Rosfeld was born and raised in Rushville, NE, in what is known by literary people as Sandoz country. He has a bachelor of music degree from Chadron State College. After more than 30 years as a public school teacher, Otto took early retirement to pursue full time his love for the performing arts. An independent scholar and musician, he has been performing his programs since the early 1990s. This program is provided with support from Humanities Nebraska.
"Remember, all activities over Labor Day Weekend, and every day at Homestead National Monument of America are FREE!" said Superintendent Mark Engler.
Every day of the Labor Day weekend you can participate in living history activities such as churning butter, making corn husk dolls, candle dipping and more. Other special events include a vintage car show at Homestead National Monument of America's Heritage Center onSunday September 6and a good old-fashioned spelling bee at Freeman School (10 a.m.) onMonday September 7.
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. daily. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit https://www.nps.gov/home.
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