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Homestead

Free indoor active learning fun

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Visit the Homestead for hands-on activities, demonstrations, make and take projects by community groups emphasizing our western, agriculture heritage. Milk June the “Cow”, meet alpacas, take a “Settler Selfie” at the Conestoga wagon, decorate a cookie, and sew a quilt block for a veteran. Touch animal skins, make rope, and peddle a toddler vehicle. Admire prize winning flowers and vegetables grown by Colorado residents and have your gardening questions answered by the experts.

Activities Include:
  • Smoky Hill Quilters
  • Speed Piecing Techniques for Quilters
  • History and Wildlife of the Wild West
  • Denver Botanic Gardens at the Plains Conservation Center
  • Milk June the Cow
  • Settler Selfies with the Conestoga Wagon
  • Pioneer Laundry
  • Toddler Vehicles
  • Meet and Take Selfies with Alpacas
  • Basket Making
  • Dye Natural Fibers Activity
  • Weaving and spinning demonstrations
  • Colorado Beef Council
  • Bee Crafts
  • Backyard bass fishing
  • Guess the antique
  • Pioneer crafts
  • South Metro Fire Department
  • Arapahoe County Sustainability
  • Emergency preparedness for companion animals and livestock(or just say Arapahoe County
  • Animal Control)
  • Antique corn grinding
  • Pioneer laundry
  • Fit as a Feline
  • Arapahoe County Centennial Farms display
  • Barr Lake and Milton Reservoir Watershed Association and SPLASH

A detailed downloadable schedule will be available in July!

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