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Volunteers at Homestead National Monument
Volunteers at Homestead NM

Homestead NM

Volunteers help with many special events. If you are interested in being a volunteer please contact Park Ranger Susan Cook at 402-223-3514.
 

Special Exhibitions at the Education Center
January-March: One Room Country School Photographs by Gloria Hawkins
April: National Park Service Quilt Exhibit
June: One Room Country School Photographs by Gloria Hawkins
July-August: Black Homesteaders of DeWitty, Nebraska
November 23 – December 31: Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures

JANUARY

6 Saturday 2:00 p.m. Remembering the Children’s Blizzard of 1888
7 Sunday 2:00 p.m. Workshop on Blizzard of 1888 –
13 & 14 Sat-Sun 2:00 p.m. Film Festival: Days of the One Room Schoolhouse
27 & 28 Sat-Sun 2:00 p.m. Film Festival: One Room – One Nation


FEBRUARY

3 & 4 Sat-Sun 2:00 p.m. Film Festival: Last of the One Room Schools Parts 1-4

10 & 11 Sat-Sun 2:00 p.m. Film Festival: The Lord is Not On Trial Here Today

17 & 18 Sat-Sun 2:00 p.m. Film Festival: Little House on the Prairie: The Legacy of Laura

Ingalls Wilder

24 & 25 Sat-Sun 2:00 p.m. Film Festival: Frontier University Dreams

25 Sunday 1:00 p.m. African American Homesteaders of DeWitty, NE - Dr. William Hunt and Artes Johnson


MARCH

4 Sunday 2:00 p.m. Women’s History Month Program

18 Sunday 2:00 p.m. Homesteading the Plains: Toward a New History presentation and book signing by Dr. Rick Edwards

19 Monday 2:00 p.m. Celebrating the Creation of Homestead National Monument

22 & 23 Thu-Fri 9-2:30 Heartland Storytelling Festival

30-31 Fri-Sat Junior Ranger Weekend

APRIL

1 Sunday Junior Ranger Weekend

21-29 Sat-Sun National Park Week

MAY

4 & 5 Fri-Sat 8:00 a.m. Birds & Bagels

19 Saturday 7:00 a.m. Homestead Critter Count - BioBlitz

26 Saturday 10:00 a.m. Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival – Free Workshop

26 Saturday 12:00 p.m. Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival – Competition – 20th Anniversary

JUNE

1 & 2 Fri-Sat 8:00 a.m. Birds & Bagels

14 Thursday 2:00 p.m. U.S. Immigration Naturalization Ceremony - U.S. Flag Day

17 Sunday 2:00 p.m. Celebrating One Room Schools

22-24 Fri-Sun Homestead Days – Music, living history, farming demonstrations,

children’s festival, Civil War Encampment

JULY

4 Wednesday 7:00 p.m. July 4th Heritage Campfire Program

7 Saturday 10:00 a.m. Kids in Parks Program / History Detective

7 Saturday 7:00 p.m. Heritage Campfire Program

14 Saturday 10:00 a.m. Kids in Parks Program / History Detective

14 Saturday 7:00 p.m. Heritage Campfire Program

21 Saturday 10:00 a.m. Kids in Parks Program / History Detective

21 Saturday 7:00 p.m. Heritage Campfire Program

28 Saturday 10:00 a.m. Kids in Parks Program /History Detective

28 Saturday 7:00 p.m. Heritage Campfire Program

AUGUST

4 Saturday 10:00 a.m. Kids in Parks Program / History Detective

4 Saturday 7:00 p.m. Heritage Campfire Program

11 Saturday 7:00 p.m. Heritage Campfire Program

SEPTEMBER

1-3 Sat-Mon Labor Day Weekend Events

1 Saturday 10-4 Living History Activities

2 Sunday 10:00 a.m. Cars of the Homestead Era 1900-1980’s Car Show

3 Monday 10:00 a.m. 9th Annual Old Fashioned Spelling Bee at the Freeman School

17 Monday 2:00 p.m. U.S. Immigration Naturalization Ceremony – Constitution Day
29 Saturday 9:30 a.m. Public Lands Day Volunteer Project

OCTOBER

6 Saturday 9:30 a.m. Prairie Work Day - A Prairie Appreciation Week Event

7 Sunday 2:00 p.m. 6th Annual Homestead Hedge Apple Festival

14 Sunday 2:00 p.m. Family History Month - Special Speaker

27 Saturday 6:00 p.m. Howling Homestead

NOVEMBER

4 Sunday 2:00 p.m. American Indian Heritage Month Program - Special Speaker

23-25 Fri – Sun Junior Ranger Weekend

25 Sunday 2:00 p.m. Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures - Special Speaker

DECEMBER

2 Sunday 2:00 p.m. Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures - Special Speaker

9 Sunday 2:00 p.m. Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures - Special Speaker

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

8523 West State Highway 4
Beatrice , NE 68310

Phone:

(402) 223-3514

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