Special Events at the Farmstead

The 1860's Lifestyle Exposition
is always the 3rd weekend it September, the dates for 2017 are the 16th and 17th . It will be from 11:00  am - 4:30 pm on Saturday, and on Sunday from 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm.

Activities will include:
  • Apple Butter Making
  • Apple Cider Making
  • Open Hearth Cooking
  • Music
  • Leathercrafting
  • Fiber Arts
  • Story Telling
  • Food from a concession stand available.

    Lots of shade and educational fun for everyone!

    All four buildings will be open for touring, plus more demonstrations.

    Admission is free - Donations Accepted

    If you would like any more information on the Lifestyle Exposition, you can contact Michelle Atkinson at 417-725-4921, or her email at atkinsonplace@sbcglobal.net

    This years flyer is available for download below.

click here to download file

Our events are a whole bunch of fun, and a fantastic learning experience, so come on out!


Dont' forget about our annual apple pie contest at Lifestyle.

No pre-registration, but you must have the pie at the farmstead by 2:15pm on Sunday, September 20th, 2015.The contest is at 3:00pm.
Crust and filling must be homemade.
2-crust pies only-no crumb toppings.
Can be baked in any type of pie pan.

Pies will be judged this way:
  • Apperance - 15 points
  • Crust flavor and texture - 20 points
  • Flavor, consistency and moistness of pie filling - 25 points
  • Overall flavor - 30 points
  • Creativity - 10 points

 Children's Costume Contest

click here to download file

HomeChristmas at the Farmstead December 2, 2017 1:00-3:00Fundraising1860's Lifestyle Exposition2017 Calendar of EventsThe 5th Grade ProgramWeddingsVolunteering OpportunitiesContact UsLiberty SchoolMembershipAbout UsGalleryRecipesScriptsNewsletterLinks