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Eidem Programs

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Here at Eidem Homestead we have a number of events and activities for you to enjoy. From our decked out historical events and riveting story times to our lively open house and markets, and entertaining movie nights. So, pack a picnic lunch and pop on over. Take part in the activities at our 1900 living history farm. Fun awaits you at the Eidem Homestead!

Historical Events

May 14, October 15, December 3 & 4
$6 Adults, $4 Children under age 12, kids 4 and under free
Come experience Eidem Homestead's yearly historical events.  See the house and grounds fully decorated and bursting with period activities representative of seasonal life on a farm.  You'll be able to plant a spring garden, help cook on the woodstove, make fresh apple cider, dance with the animals, and visit with St. Nick.  There is something for everyone to enjoy as you participate in the festivities that have given the homestead its identity and become family traditions.

  • Spring on the Farm
  • Fall on the Farm
  • Norwegian Christmas

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Stories from the Porch

Day Storytime

Tuesdays, June 21, July 12, 19, August 2, 9, 16, 23 
10-12 pm
Bring your children out to the farm for a fun time!  Reading of children’s stories start at 10:15 and 11 am followed with playtime in the barnyard until 12 pm.  This summer we'll meet new animal friends and join in on their many adventures into the world around them.  Pack a chair or blanket, listen to stories read by our storytellers, then enjoy playing on the farm.  Snacks available for purchase.

  • The Wishing Stone
  • The Littlest Lighthouse Keeper
  • Ed's Egg
  • Home, Sweet Home
  • When I Grow Up
  • If the Wind Changes
  • Little Lamb Lost

Evening Storytime

Tuesdays, June 28, July 26, August 30
7-8 pm
Come in your jammies, bring your blankets and join us for a peaceful farmyard evening.  Listen to a bedtime story and say goodnight to the animals.  Snacks available for purchase.

  • Batmouse
  • The Snake Who Said Shh
  • The Lion Who Lost His Roar, but Learnt to Draw

 

Daily Life on the Farm

Wednesdays, June 15, 29, July 13, 27, August 10 & 24
12-4 pm
$5 at the door, kids 4 and under free
Come experience life on a farm in 1900 first hand. Help with chores inside the house and around the barnyard. Get a dirty tending the garden and repairing tools. Or just drop by for a quiet visit while rocking and knitting on the porch. So, mosey on over, lend a hand or pull up a chair. Neighbors and friends are always welcome!

Contact us

Eidem Homestead

4345 101st Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
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Hours

Seasonal hours vary

Phone and email

763-493-4604
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