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 March 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 (donation)

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

Saturday June 22 – Parma Radio Club Field Day

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
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!

Sep
24
Sun
Sunday Family FunDay – Sept 24, 2023 @ Stearns Homestead
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

We will be open from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm on Sunday September 24, 2023 for Sunday Family FunDay at Stearns Homestead.

Free Admission  – come visit with the farm animals – animal feed sold at the big red barn ($5).  Enjoy a pony ride ($5) and maybe even a hayride ($2 per person).

No age limit for pony rides, weight limit 250 lbs.  Ticket sales for pony rides end at 2:30 pm.

And….. stop in the cabin to check out the ‘treasures’ still available from our rummage sale on Friday and Saturday.

 

Sunday Family FunDay – September 24, 2023 @ Stearns Homestead
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

We will be open from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm on Sunday September 24, 2023 for Sunday Family FunDay at Stearns Homestead.

Free Admission  – come visit with the farm animals – animal feed sold at the big red barn ($5).  Enjoy a pony ride ($5) and maybe even a hayride ($2 per person).

No age limit for pony rides, weight limit 250 lbs.  Ticket sales for pony rides end at 2:30 pm.

And….. stop in the cabin to check out the ‘treasures’ still available from our rummage sale on Friday and Saturday.

 

Oct
7
Sat
Animal Blessing October 7, 2023 @ Stearns Homestead
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

You are invited to attend the animal blessing at Stearns Homestead on Saturday, October 7, 2023, to begin promptly at 10 am.

Deacon Jerry will preside, providing a blessing to the farm animals and to you and your pet(s).  All pet(s) must be on a leash or in

a carrier.

Please park in the south parking area and use the sidewalk by the street to access the area in front of the big red barn.  All will be asked to create a circle on the blacktop for prayer and blessing.

 

Oct
14
Sat
FallFest Oct 14 & 15, 2023 @ Stearns Homestead
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Two day event Saturday October 14 11 am – 2 pm
Sunday October 15 1pm – 3 pm
Join us for family fun celebrating the fall season with pumpkins, scarecrows, pedal tractors, pony rides, hayrides, crafts, great food, bakery, music and plenty of general fun for all ages… and of course, the farm animals!
Free Admission. Pony rides $5, hayrides $2, animal feed $5, food $, family fun-priceless. FallFest23

Dec
2
Sat
Christmas at the Farm @ Stearns Homestead
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Santa will be visiting the homestead from 11 am – 3 pm.

Santa photos are $5; all proceeds go to feed and care for the farm animals in the winter months.

Christmas Shoppe will be open in the Gibbs House and animal feed will be available at the barn ($).

See you at the farm!

Note: correct address is 6975Ridge Road

 

Mar
16
Sat
Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Photos @ Stearns Homestead
Mar 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Please watch our Facebook page for more information to come to soon!

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