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Eidem Programs

Storytime on the farm

Historical Events

$6 adults, $4 children under age 12, kids 4 and under free.

Experience what the changing seasons meant for life on a farm. Each event highlights the traditions and activities representative of seasonal life on a farm such as planting a spring garden, cooking on the wood stove, making fresh apple cider, and visiting with St. Nick. There is something for everyone to enjoy as you participate in the festivities that have become family traditions.

Event Date Time
Spring on the Farm May 18, 2019 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fall on the Farm October 12, 2019 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
A Norwegian Christmas Dec 7 and 8, 2019 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.


Daily Life on the Farm

$5 at the door; kids 4 and under free.

Discover what happens during a typical day on the farm. Visitors can help with daily chores, explore the grounds and barnyard, or simply stop by for a chat and enjoy the afternoon breeze. Neighbors and friends are always welcome!

Days Date Time
Wednesdays (every other) June 12, 26, July 10, 24, August 7 and 21 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
4th Saturday June 22, July 27 and August 24 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Stories from the Porch

FREE; snacks available for purchase.

Make story time unique with a visit to the farm! Children's stories that both entertain and teach kids are read off the kitchen porch followed with time to play on the ground and visit with the farm animals. Morning and evening sessions are offered seasonally. Pack a chair or blanket, listen to stories read aloud, then enjoy playing on the farm.

Session Description Dates Time
Daytime Readings at 10:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. June 18, July 9, 16, 23, August 6, 13 and 20 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Evening Come in your jammies and say good night to the animals June 25, July 30 and August 27 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.


Contact us

Historic Eidem Farm

4345 101st Ave N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

View map and directions to Historic Eidem Farm


Open seasonally for programmed events and private bookings only

Phone and email

Eve Ericson, Site Manager
Email Eve Ericson

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