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July 2021

Concert: American Folk Music on The Farm

July 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Folk music first appeared as early as the 1920s, slowly gaining popularity during the Great Depression. Head up to The Farm and enjoy a family friendly concert by Scott Greeson. Scott and his band have performed all around the Midwest. Enjoy his unique Americana style folk music in our barn! FREE with park admission. 12:00pm-1:30pm.

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August 2021

Percherons on The Farm

August 7 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Kris Acheson-Clair will be at The Farm to show off her beautiful Percheron horses. Learn about these gentle giants, and have your photo taken with them. Watch a demo as the horses show how they would have worked on a 1920’s farm. FREE with park admission. 11:30am-2:00pm.

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Sears Home History Tour

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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The Sears and Roebuck catalog provided unprecedented access to household necessities and amenities. The availability of these factory-made goods lessened rural isolation and narrowed the differences between city and country life. Explore the Gibson Farmhouse, and discover the variety of household goods from the “wish” book. Examine catalog ads, and see the appeal of Mr. Sears’ innovative marketing. FREE with park admission. 11:00pm – 3:00pm.

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Who Worked on Indiana Farms?

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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The traditional workers on Indiana family farms of 100-160 acres were the nuclear family. What determined their tasks or chores? In the absence of family workers did neighbors or hired hands help with extra seasonal work? Large farms might employ a farm family to do chores all year long. What did farm tenants receive from the landowner in exchange for their labor? Stop in the Tenant House to learn more. FREE with park admission. 10:00am-3:00pm.

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September 2021

Country Fair

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Join us for our annual Country Fair! Enjoy a fun day on The Farm for food, games, demonstrations, the Gibson Farmhouse, the renovated I. Floyd Garrott Tenant House, plus lots of family fun. Battle Ground Saddle Club will be on hand to show off different horse breeds. We will have our annual pie eating contest at 12:00pm. $5 per car, plus park admission. 10:00am-3:00pm.

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Class: Wreath Making

September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Use natural materials to construct a seasonal wreath. Learn weaving and flower arrangement skills from our gardener, Susan Wilson. $10 per person. Registration required. Call 765-567-4700 to book your spot. FREE with park admission.1:00pm-3:00pm.

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October 2021

Halloween Tenant House Tours

October 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Hoosier families in the 1920s incorporated harvest and Halloween themes in their fall gatherings. Games and decorations included traditional, homemade, and commercial products. Tour the I. Floyd Garrott Tenant House, and step back in time to see what a 1920’s Halloween party may have looked like. FREE with park admission.11:00am- 3:00pm.

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Fall Funfest

October 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Throw on your costume and celebrate Fall Funfest weekend on The Farm! We will have fall themed crafts and activities for kids. Try your hand at our fall scavenger hunt and receive a treat bag. Food will be available for purchase. Decorate a mini pumpkin for $2 each. FREE with park admission.11:00am-3:00pm.

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Baseball History

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Play ball! The popularity of baseball in the 1920s engaged both the urban and rural communities. From the major league contests to the pick-up games in cow pastures, baseball was a popular spectator and participant entertainment. Visit the Gibson Farmhouse, learn about Indiana baseball history, and play a baseball pinball or board game. FREE with park admission. 12:00pm-3:00pm.

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Historical Baseball Game

October 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Enjoy a real, old time American classic! The Vintage All-Stars will be on The Farm playing our community farm team, The Bo Janglers. See how different baseball is between then and now. Hang out on our bleachers or bring your camper chairs and enjoy this 9-inning classic. Food will be available for purchase. FREE with park admission. 12:30pm-2:30pm.

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