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3534 Prophetstown Road
Battle Ground, IN 47905 United States
(765) 567-4700prophetstown.org
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July 2017

Ice Cream Social

July 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Try our very own homemade ice cream! Made with eggs raised on our farm. This is a truly special ice cream experience. Supplies will be limited. $3 per cone. 12:00pm – 2:00pm.

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August 2017

Homesteading: Canning Vegetable Juice

August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Back by popular demand, learn how to can your own vegetable juice. Our Executive Director, Leslie Martin Conwell, will be teaching this introductory canning class. Each participant will receive juice to take home. Registration required. $15 per person. Please call 765-567-4700 to book your spot. 1:00pm – 5:00pm. This event is part of our Homesteading Series. Enjoy 8 great programs for a reduced price of $50. Contact The Farm for details on this exciting series of classes.

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Musc of the 1920’s

August 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In the 1920’s, many farm homes boasted of a piano and a Victrola. Home entertainment was still very popular. Join us in the Gibson Farmhouse for an afternoon of musical exploration! How had the radio influenced musical interest? Who were the popular artists of the 1920’s? Try your hand at our player piano and listen to music from our Victrola. Free with park admission. 12:00pm – 1:00pm.

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Farm Dinner

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy a 5 course meal in the 1920’s Gibson Farmhouse, featuring fresh ingredients from The Farm. Socialize and make new friends! Reservations required. Space is very limited. *Vegetarian options available. Please specify with your reservation. $50 per person, includes park admission. Call 765-567-4700 to book your spot. 6:00pm – 8:00pm Menu- Sweet Corn/Tomato/Basil/ Bacon Vinaigrette Summer Squash Quiche/Arugula Salad Premium Beef Slider/Creamy Dijon/Homemade Pickle/Blueberry Slaw Braised Beef/ Vegetable Skewer/ Lemon Herb Orzo Chocolate Ice cream/ Raspberry sauce/Almonds   Vegetarian- Sweet Corn/Tomato/Basil/ Vinaigrette Summer Squash Quiche/Arugula Salad Grilled Beet Slider/Goat Cheese/Blueberry Slaw Spinach Stuffed Tomato/ Lemon Herb Orzo Chocolate Ice cream/…

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Celebration of Pork

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

New this year, The Farm will be sharing our love of pork with the community. Sample several pork themed dishes, learn how to make your own sausage and more! This event will be presale ONLY. Space is limited. Ticket price includes food samples of each featured dish and nonalcoholic beverage! Come hungry and pig out with us. $12 per person, plus park admission. Call 765-567-4700 to get your tickets. 6:00pm– 8:00pm Pork Fest Menu $12 bracelet- 1 sample of each listed item 8/19/17 6:00pm-8:00pm Classic Pork BBQ Slider Grilled Pork Burger Slider with Farm Pickle and Zesty Mustard Sausage Stuffed…

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Quilting Demonstraton

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Members and friends of the Old Tippecanoe Quilt Guild will demonstrate stitching on a quilt made of fabrics in Mid-19th Century style. Visitors are welcome to join in ad try out this traditional craft. FREE with park admission. 10:00am - 4:00pm.

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Butterfly Run: 5k Walk/Run

August 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Support the Guardian Angel Hospice organization! Join us for this unique event, which raises awareness of grief/loss and raises funds for Camp Angel and other family bereavement services. For more details, and to register visit www.guardianangelhospice.com. Race begins at the Prairie View Picnic Area. Event starts at 5:00pm.

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September 2017

Country Fair

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for an exciting day on The Farm! Enjoy great music, food, games, vendors, demonstrations, antique tractors, tour the Gibson Farmhouse, and the Battle Ground Saddle Club will be on hand to show off different horse breeds! Pie eating contest at 12:00pm. $5 per car, plus State Park admission. 10:00am – 4:00pm

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Homesteading: Raising and Caring for Rabbits

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hop on over to the barn to meet our rabbits! Learn about the New Zealand breed, get your photo taken with a rabbit and learn about general rabbit care. Great for kids!  FREE with park admission. 11:00am – 12:00pm. This event is part of our Homesteading Series. Enjoy 8 great programs for a reduced price of $50. Contact The Farm for details on this exciting series of classes.

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Archaeology Weekend

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Archaeology can help tell the history of a site or an event.  Join us for a look at natural and cultural displays that highlight artifacts and other items found at Prophetstown.  Hands-on activities for all ages. FREE with park admission. For more information call 765-567-4919 or email amanuel@dnr.in.gov.

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Pieces of Time: Archaeology on The Farm

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Examine early 20th century artifacts found in a privy at a Tippecanoe County farm site. What do the broken pieces of ceramics reveal about the life of the farm family? FREE with park admission. 12:00pm – 4:00pm.  

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Archaeology Weekend

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Archaeology can help tell the history of a site or an event.  Join us for a look at natural and cultural displays that highlight artifacts and other items found at Prophetstown.  Hands-on activities for all ages. FREE with park admission. For more information call 765-567-4919 or email amanuel@dnr.in.gov.

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Farm Dinner

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy a 5 course meal in the 1920’s Gibson Farmhouse, featuring fresh ingredients from The Farm. Socialize and make new friends! Reservations required. Space is very limited. *Vegetarian options available. Please specify with your reservation. $50 per person, includes park admission. Call 765-567-4700 to book your spot. 6:00pm – 8:00pm   Menu- Potato Leek Soup/Bacon Spinach Kale Salad/Butternut Squash/ Pumpkin Seeds/Vinaigrette Cherry Pork Loin/Sautéed Cabbage/Pecans Lemon Herb Chicken Quarter/Whipped Golden Potatoes/Roasted Carrots French Silk Pie   Vegetarian- Potato Leek Soup Roasted Vegetable Salad/Goat Cheese Arugula Salad/Pear/Candied Walnuts Wild Rice Stuffed Sweet Potato/Sautéed Cabbage/Pecans French Silk Pie      

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October 2017

Fall Scavenger Hunt

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Bring the kids up to The Farm for a fun filled scavenger hunt. Find all of the items on The Farm and get a treat! FREE with park admission. 12:00pm – 2:00pm.

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Corn Husk Dolls

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Farm staff will be teaching the art of corn husk dolls. Enjoy this old time tradition and learn the history behind this historic toy. Take your doll home! FREE with park admission. 1:00pm - 2:00pm.

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Poultry: Preparing Your Flock for Winter

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Raising chickens and other backyard birds has become a very popular trend in the past year. Learn how to take care of your flock in the changing weather conditions, as well as general flock health. Know what to look for and what to expect! FREE with park admission. 12:00pm - 1:00pm.

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Fall Funfest: A Harvest Celebration

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a weekend of fun fall festivities - Halloween activities in the campground, fun at The Farm, a hike  to see scarecrows along the bicycle trail, a hayride through the prairie, or take a step back in time at the Native American village to enjoy a harvest celebration.  FREE with park admission. For more information, call 765-567-4919 or email amanuel@dnr.in.gov  

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Fall Funfest on The Farm

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Stop in and celebrate Fall Funfest weekend. Try your hand at making a corn husk doll or a fun mask! We will have FREE popcorn and cider available. Decorate a mini pumpkin for $2 each. Free with park admission. 11:00pm – 3:00pm

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Fall Funfest: A Harvest Celebration

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a weekend of fun fall festivities - Halloween activities in the campground, fun at The Farm, a hike  to see scarecrows along the bicycle trail, a hayride through the prairie, or take a step back in time at the Native American village to enjoy a harvest celebration.  FREE with park admission. For more information, call 765-567-4919 or email amanuel@dnr.in.gov  

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Barn Dance and Harvest Celebration

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for our annual Barn Dance and help us celebrate the harvest of our crops! Scott Greeson shares his musical talents all over the Midwest, but will be performing in our barn from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. We will have a silent auction to support The Farm and activities for children. Come hungry, as we will have our very own farm chili for sale, as well as pumpkin and French silk pie. Bring your camper chair for extra seating. Enjoy this annual evening of family fun! $5 per car, plus park admission. Trolley rides will be available for $3 per…

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Fall Funfest: A Harvest Celebration

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a weekend of fun fall festivities - Halloween activities in the campground, fun at The Farm, a hike  to see scarecrows along the bicycle trail, a hayride through the prairie, or take a step back in time at the Native American village to enjoy a harvest celebration.  FREE with park admission. For more information, call 765-567-4919 or email amanuel@dnr.in.gov  

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Farm Dinner

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy a 5 course meal in the 1920’s Gibson Farmhouse, featuring fresh ingredients from The Farm. Socialize and make new friends! Reservations required. Space is very limited. *Vegetarian options available. Please specify with your reservation. $50 per person, includes park admission. Call 765-567-4700 to book your spot. 6:00pm – 8:00pm

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Trick-Or-Treating with the Animals

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come dressed in your costume and share this festive weekend with our animals. Find each station on The Farm and receive a treat. Learn about how trick-or-treating came to be. Several of our animals will be in costume, so don’t miss this fun event! Free with park admission. 1:00pm – 3:00PM

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November 2017

Celebrate Veterans Day

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Remember the lives of American servicemen and their families in World War I. Hear the words of a young Tippecanoe soldier exchanged between him and his father. Reflect on the tragedy and triumph of their long ago sacrifice. Free with park admission. 10:00am – 11:00am.

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December 2017

Egg Ornaments

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to make beautiful ornaments from real eggs! We will use duck eggs, raised right on our farm. These ornaments make beautiful gifts. Registration required. $5 per person. Call 765-567-4700 to book your spot. 11:00am – 12:00pm.

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Christmas Traditions

December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Red was the popular color choice for Christmas decorations in the 1920’s, but were electric lights or candles used on Christmas trees? Did friends exchange postcards or greeting cards? Visit the Gibson farmhouse to experience a 1920’s Christmas. Learn how to make traditional 1920’s paper decorations and feature them on your tree! Registration required. $5 per person. Call 765-567-4700 to book your spot. 1:00pm – 3:00pm.

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