Stearns Homestead

Events

Events

This is a list of events planned for the 2024 season. For additions to this list, please check our facebook page: Stearns Homestead

All activities are 11 am – 2 pm unless otherwise noted.

Saturday April 16 – Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Photos (watch for details on facebook)

Sunday April 21 – Parma Area Historical Society Annual Meeting 2 pm in the cabin

Saturday May 4 – Opening Day (we will be open to the public every Saturday til Nov

Saturday June 8 – Ice Cream Social in Cabin – while ice cream lasts – $1.00 scoop, toppings available

Saturday June 15 – (tentative) Flag Retirement w / Boy Scouts

Saturday July 13 – Farm Art Day (all artists welcome)

Saturday July 27 – WWII on the Homefront 11 am- 3 pm

August 6 – 11 – Fair Week (Note: many of our farm animals will be at the County Fair)

Saturday August 24 – PAHS Quilt Display 11 am – 2 pm

Monday-Thursday September 16-19 – Accepting donations for rummage sale. No clothing, no shoes, no bedding please

Friday & Saturday September 20 & 21 – Rummage Sale 9a – 2p both days

Saturday & Sunday October 12 & 13 – Fall Festival

Sunday November 2 – Animal Sponsor Day

Saturday December 7 – Homestead Christmas Santa Photos $ 11a – 3p

All special events are subject to change. Up-to-date information and details will be posted on our Facebook page. Like us on Facebook: Stearns Homestead

Jul
2
Sat
History Comes Alive- What’s Independence Day Really All About? @ Stearns Homestead
Jul 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Visit with a re-enactor of the American Revolutionary War to learn the facts and a bit of fiction about why we celebrate Independence Day. Saturday, July 2, 2022 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.    Free admission.  All ages welcome.   American Revolutionary War patriot re-enactor Jim Meinke
Jul
9
Sat
Calling All Artists – Farm Art Day July 9, 2022 @ Stearns Homestead
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

CALLING ALL ARTISTS

Bring your paint brushes, chalk, charcoal, pencils… and join us for a day of pasture art.

You pick your spot to create your masterpiece as farm visitors observe your work.

Artist set up starts at 10:00 am; farm opens to visitors from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Artist sign up will begin May 1st.

Oct
1
Sat
Animal Blessing Saturday October 1, 2022 10 am @ Stearns Homestead
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Starts promptly at 10:00 am.   Please keep your pet on a leash or in a carrier.  Use the sidewalk to the blacktop in front of the big red barn.

Oct
8
Sat
Fall Festival October 8-9, 2022 @ Stearns Homestead
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Fun for the entire family! Saturday and Sunday, October 8 & 9, 2022. Pumpkins, pumpkin painting, hayrides, antique tractors, kids’ pedal tractors, apples, apple cider, baking contest, scarecrows, crafts, music and of course, our farm animals! Free Admission. $2 hayride/$10 family 5+, animal feed $5, pumpkins $.

Go to our facebook page for details on the baking contest.
Hours both days 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Oct
9
Sun
Fall Festival October 8-9, 2022 @ Stearns Homestead
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Fun for the entire family! Saturday and Sunday, October 8 & 9, 2022. Pumpkins, pumpkin painting, hayrides, antique tractors, kids’ pedal tractors, apples, apple cider, baking contest, scarecrows, crafts, music and of course, our farm animals! Free Admission. $2 hayride/$10 family 5+, animal feed $5, pumpkins $.

Go to our facebook page for details on the baking contest.
Hours both days 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Jun
10
Sat
Ice Cream Social @ Stearns Homestead
Jun 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jul
22
Sat
WWII On The Homefront @ Stearns Homestead
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for our 2nd WWII on the Homestead event on Saturday July 22. 2023 from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

Visit with Historical interpreters and reenactors, view uniforms and artifacts from our collections, learn about rationing, home canning, victory gardens and life on the farm during the war.

U.S. Army European theatre will be on display in the Gibbs side yard.

Free Event.

Aug
26
Sat
Quilt Display & Sale Aug 26 & 27, 2023 @ Stearns Homestead
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Quilt Display & Sale Aug 26 & 27, 2023 @ Stearns Homestead

Beautiful hand-made quilts made by adult quilters and 4-H quilters will be on display at Stearns Homestead on Saturday, August 26 from 11 am – 2 pm and on Sunday, August 27 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.  Several quilts will be available for purchase.  Stop in and visit to learn how you can join the 4-H quilters group, the Sassy Stitchers.

 

Sep
21
Thu
Scarecrow Contest @ Stearns Homestead
Sep 21 – Oct 5 all-day
SCARECROW CONTEST
Build your scarecrow at home and enter it in our SCARECROW CONTEST. Rummage thru your closets to decorate and bring your finished scarecrow to the farm by Thursday, October 5. Drop off any weekday evening between 6:30 – 7:30 pm or Saturdays 9 am – 2pm. Include your name and phone number with your scarecrow. All scarecrows submitted will be on display at Fall Fest October 14 & 15. Prizes will be awarded for Most Creative, Scariest and People’s Choice. Scarecrows become the property of the homestead. Sponsored by the Parma Area Historical Society
Rummage Sale September 22 & 23, 2023 @ Stearns Homestead
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

https://www.facebook.com/reel/1314255599460342

Sooo much to see… stop by Friday September 22 or Saturday September 23 and find your ‘treasure’.

Hours are 9 am – 2 pm both days.

Hope to see you there!