Stearns Homestead



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

Amateur Kids Radio Day with Parma Radio Club @ Stearns Homestead
Jun 18 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am

Kids and adults will have the opportunity to talk on the worldwide amateur (a.k.a. ‘ham’) radio bands with kids in far reaching places.
Farm visitors will receive instruction from members of the Parma Radio Club to use amateur radio to tell kids around the country about their exciting day at Stearns Homestead.
Join the Parma Radio Club on June 18, 2022 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Stearns cabin.
Free event open to the public

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

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.

Stearns Homestead