GRAND ISLAND, STUHR MUSEUM – The pumpkins are ripe, the pies are in the oven and it’s time to celebrate during two great events at Stuhr Museum. The “Harvest Festival” runs from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and the first ever “Old Fashioned Polka Party” event runs from 5 – 8 p.m.
The “Harvest Festival” brings the best of agriculture, history and community together in one blow out day of activity. This year, events include:
●Live music by fan favorite Paul Seibert
●Apple peeling, mashing, pressing and cooking activities for children and adults
●Free pumpkins will be given to the first 100 children who come to the field by the Glade Mill
●Horse drawn wagon rides through Railroad Town
●Pumpkin cooking will take place in the Stolley House. Other foodways opportunities will be at various sites in Railroad Town.
●Much More fall fun!
Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for children and free for Stuhr Museum members.
As the sun sets, Stuhr strikes up the band for a new event! The “Old Fashioned Polka Party” runs from
5-8 p.m. in Railroad Town and features all the elements of an evening fall celebration, featuring:
●Live polka music by the Kava “Husker Style” Polka Band at the Railroad Town bandstand
●Pig roast by “Pig in a Bag,” featuring succulent slow roasted pork, plus two sides and a drink for $12.
●The green in front of the band stand will be perfect for dancing
●Select portions of Railroad Town will be open, including the Mercantile.
It’s a great early fall event in one of Hall County’s most lovely locations. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for children and free for Stuhr Museum members. The meal is $12 per person. For more information on either of these two events, log onto www.stuhrmuseum.org or call (308) 385-5316.