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July 2020

Class- The Benefits of Local Meats

July 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Is there really a difference between locally raised meat and meat purchased from the store? We will discuss nutrition benefits, what it means to “support local” and learn about the benefits of knowing where your food comes from. We will have samples for guests to try, while supplies last. All meat will be 10% off from 10 AM to 5 PM. No additional discounts. Free with park admission. 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM.

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Membership Dinner

July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tippecanoe Historical Association, 1001 South St
Lafayette, IN 47901 United States
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TCHA and the Farm at Prophetstown want to show their appreciation to their loyal members by hosting a free dinner just for them! The Farm at Prophetstown Chef Lauren Reed will make an amazing meal for our members that will include pulled pork BBQ, beef burgers, macaroni and cheese, caprese salad and delicious brownies. Complimentary beer provided by the Knickerbocker Saloon. We will have two seatings and reservations are required. NO WALK-INS! Musical entertainment will also be on hand along with other fun activities. Reservations can be made on Eventbrite web site beginning in May. Two seatings 5:00 PM and…

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Class- Medicinal Plants of the Native Village and Farm

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Join us at the Native American Village as we learn about traditional uses for native plants found on the prairie at Prophetstown. Then join us for a stroll to The Farm to learn about medicinal plants used on the homestead in the 1920s. FREE with park admission. 1:00pm- 3:00pm.

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1920s Classic Film: Steamboat Willie

July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Take a break from the heat and stop in the I. Floyd Garrott Tenant House to watch one of the most loved Disney films of all time. Steamboat Willie was made in 1928 giving audiences a break from reality. This short film made Mickey Mouse famous and featured sound, which was new to film. The film will run continuously, so don’t miss your chance to see this classic! Free with park admission. 12:00pm-2:00pm.

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Class- Baking Yeast Breads

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Who can resist the wonderful aroma of warm, freshly baked breads? Leslie Martin Conwell introduces you to tips and tricks on making homemade yeast breads!  White and whole wheat flours will be used, along with ancient grains to enhance flavor. Techniques taught will include kneading, braiding, “no knead-style” breads, and dinner rolls. Class fee includes all materials and park admission.  Participants must pre-register. Class limited to 8 participants. $20 per person, includes park admission. Call 765-567-4700 to book your spot. 12:00pm-4:00pm.

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August 2020

Dairy Program

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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The introduction of electricity in the 1920s dramatically changed the way the farmer and the farmers wife processed their dairy products. Milking machines decreased the farmers labor and new refrigeration safely preserved milk for consumers. Homemakers turned to electric motors to separate, cream, and churn butter. Visit the I Floyd Garrott tenant house and test your skill at churning butter by hand and experience first hand the advantages of electrical power. FREE with park admission. 11:00am-3:00pm.

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Farm Family Picnic

August 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Join us for a family friendly lunch on The Farm. We will serve a buffet lunch that will feature farm beef and pork. Enjoy live music by the Bum Ditty Barn Dance Band as you eat lunch. Picnic tables will be provided. Cost is $15 for adults, $7 kids 4-12 and children 3 and under eat FREE. Includes park admission. Call 765-567-4700 to book your spot. Reservations required. 11:30am-1:00pm. Menu- Grilled Beef Burgers/Toppings Smoked Pulled Pork/Local BBQ Five Cheese Mac N Cheese Sweet Corn Salad Melon Berry Salad Homemade Popsicles Tea/Lemonade/Ice Water

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Iced Tea on the Porch

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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Tea has been a popular beverage for centuries and the 1920's was no exception. We will be serving up different teas for you to sample. Find out the many uses for tea and what common plants can make great teas! FREE with park admission. 12:00pm-3:00pm.

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Centennial Celebration of Securing the Women’s Right to Vote

August 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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August 26th, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. How did Indiana women participate in the long struggle to gain suffrage? What political issues concerned rural homemakers in the 1920’s? Visit the tenant house and join a lively discussion about early 20th century women’s rights. FREE with park admission. 11:00am-3:00pm

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September 2020

Bum Ditty Barn Dance Band

September 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Farm, 3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
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The Bum Ditty Barn Dance Band is an old-time string band based in Lafayette, Indiana. Robert Freeman (banjo & fiddle) is from St. Louis, MO., and started playing old-time music in high school. Cliff Harrison (fiddle & guitar) and Jesse Danner (guitar & banjo) are from Charleston, IL., and started listening to old-time music before they were born. The band's name gives you an idea of its style- a danceable old-time ensemble that conjures up the spirit of old barn dance programs. FREE with park admission. The band will play two shows, 11:30am-12:15pm and 12:45pm-1:30pm.

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