WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE FARMHOUSE
Whether you have a lot of time or only a little we have many opportunities for everyone. Some examples include: events, upkeep and maintenance of the grounds, fundraising, marketing, docents and school tours. Please email us for further information.
May 2nd – September 26th
Farmstead Open for tours every Saturday from 12:30 – 4:30 P.M. (except holidays)
Tours / Granary – Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting
Ft. Boise Garrison Civil War era Living History Event
(May 9 – 10)
Come out and see the Union Army doing drills, camp life, firing demos & Mountain Howitzer artillery gun demo.
History Hikes (TBD)
Ever wondered who used to live in the Dry Creek Valley hills and its history. Your membership in the Dry Creek Historical Society includes private hikes through the Dry Creek Valley hills, across private land and into areas and history that you would never have known about, i.e. Glenn/Masters Homestead, Chukkar Butte & The Frog Ponds & Coyote Mountain Loop.
Front Porch Concerts
(May 16, June 6 and September 19, 5 – 7 P.M.)
Come out and enjoy music on the front porch of the Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead. We host 3-4 concerts during the spring and fall. There is a variety of music styles and we encourage you to bring a picnic. No food or beverage will be provided. $5 per person and members are free.
Old Time Farm Day
(September 27, 12 – 4 P.M.)
It is a celebration of Idaho’s farming past. The event features many children’s activities, demonstrations from the 1860’s, a band, food, lawn games, displays, tours of the Farmstead and a performance of historical characters from the Farmstead’s history and so much more!
Close Farmstead (September 26)
(October 10, 7 – 9 P.M.)
Be brave and tour our Haunted Farmstead. The details and scenes are amazing and some are based on our history.