We are cleaning out the Gibbs house basement and may uncover all kinds of ‘treasures’ that might just what you are looking for.
Stop by August 17 between 11 am – 3 pm for our Flea Market//Rummage Sale.
AND… if you are interested in setting up a table to sell your stuff, send an email to StearnsHomestead@gmail.com. Cost is only $10
Antiques and Collectibles Show and Sale on August 18, 2019 1 pm -4 pm
Table space available $10.00
Stop in on Saturdays from 11 am – 2 pm to pick up some fresh vegetables, a delicious nutroll, some homemade pierogies, dog treats, a gourd birdhouse or a wonderful local craft, painting or sketch… honey and farm fresh eggs… all at our farmers’ market at Stearns Homestead.
- Cossel Farm
- Just Nutrolls
- Euroland Pierogies
- Gold’s Woodworking
- Polly’s Gourds and crafts
- 3 PAWS Dog Treats
- Country Store – honey
- Barn – fresh chicken and duck eggs
Boy Scout Troop 88 will conduct a flag retirement ceremony at Stearns Homestead on Saturday, June 15, 2019 beginning at 2:30 pm. All are welcome to attend. It is suggested that you bring a chair.
Area scouts/ troops are encouraged to attend and participate.
If you have a worn, torn American flag that is beyond repair, bring it with you or drop off in our flag bin located on the Gibbs screened porch by June 15.
The ceremony will be conducted as referenced in the BSA Handbook – “A national flag that is worn beyond repair may be burned in a fire. The ceremony should be conducted with dignity and respect and the flag burned completely to ashes.”
Join us for the 2019 Parma Area Historical Society (PAHS) Annual Meeting on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm in the Stearns cabin.
Meeting agenda will include trustee election, annual financial report, highlights of 2018 and 2019 programs & activities.
All are welcome to attend.
Join PAHS before April 1 to be eligible to vote and run for trustee position. For details on trustee responsibilities, please email StearnsHomestead@gmail.com
Stearns Homestead is located at 6975 Ridge Road Parma OH.
So you’ve probably heard of goat yoga, and maybe alpaca yoga…. so why not bunny yoga.
BUNNY YOGA is coming to Parma Christian Church on April 13, 2019.
Advance registration required. Space is limited.
Email: StearnsHomestead@gmail.com to pay with credit card – a farmhand will call you for the information to complete your ticket purchase.
Proceeds will benefit the Stearns Homestead Hoofers 4-H club and the bunnies that reside at the homestead.
NOTICE effective July 6, 2019
Our weekend hours are changed as follows:
Saturdays 11 am – 3 pm with Farmers Market from 11 am – 2 pm
Sundays 1 pm – 4 pm
Review, print or save a copy of the schedule of events so you don’t miss out on all the fun at Stearns Homestead this season. Starting in April through December, the Parma Area Historical Society (PAHS) will host several special events for all members of your family to enjoy.
Our feed table will open on weekends beginning with Opening Day on May 19. (However, if the weather cooperates, we may open on Sundays before then.)
Our first event will be an Easter pop-up shop on April 6, 2019 featuring bunny e-photos with our live bunnies in the cabin. E-photo donation is $5. Holiday items will be available for sale in the Gibbs House.
Watch for additional postings of activities and events that may be added throughout the summer.
Stearns Homestead will host an animal blessing for our farm animals and your house pets on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm in our south front pasture.
Father Peter of Saint Anthony of Padua parish will offer the blessing and lead us in prayer.
All dogs must be on a leash and all other animals must be secured in a carrier or with a leash.
Please park in the south parking area and enter the front pasture through the large gate near the road.
For those of you who missed it on March 3, 2018 ….
Myrtle the turtle dove hatched a very large pinkish purplish bluish egg and to her surprise it was half lion, half eagle, a mythical creature known as a griffin… our guests at the Homestead today heard the whole story, read by Mr Randy, and then colored their very own pinkish purplish bluish egg –
“The boys had a great time!” – Michelle McViker
Nicole Clancy – “Thank you, my daughter loved it!”