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May 2018

Plum Grove Season Opening Celebration and Picnic

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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The Season Opening of Plum Grove will feature the talents of many Johnson County locals: a spinner from the Amana Colonies, weavers from the Craft Guild of Iowa City, a local Civl War historian, and a scholar of the Littleton Brothers. Come to Plum Grove to make crafts, use a table loom, and learn about Iowa City's local history before, during, and after the Civil War. The Picnic at Plum Grove is from 2-4 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to bring…

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June 2018

Hudson’s Community Night

June 13 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hudson’s Tap, 482 Highway 1 W
Iowa City, IA United States
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Support the JCHS! Help keep history alive by buying a meal (or two or ten) and a percentage of each sale will go directly to the JCHS! We all have to eat, right? Eat at Hudson's! From Hudson's website: "We feature a Prohibition Era drink menu. Over 35 whiskeys and bourbons available and more than 25 scotches on hand. We have 40 different beers on tap, featuring the best of Iowa produced beers and a broad craft selection. Our food…

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Little School on the Prairie Summer Camp 2018

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1876 Coralville Schoolhouse, 310 5th St.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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Come experience the life of an 1876 Johnson County student in the Coralville schoolhouse! Campers are invited to dress in period clothing while they participate in lessons, crafts, and outdoor activities that follow the 1876 theme. Dates: June 18 - 22, 1pm - 5pm Location:  1876 Coralville School House Ages:  entering grades 2 - 6 in fall 2018 Registration Options:  Space is limited so be sure to register early! There are two options to register. Download, print, and mail the…

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Little School on the Prairie Summer Camp 2018

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1876 Coralville Schoolhouse, 310 5th St.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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Come experience the life of an 1876 Johnson County student in the Coralville schoolhouse! Campers are invited to dress in period clothing while they participate in lessons, crafts, and outdoor activities that follow the 1876 theme. Dates: June 18 - 22, 1pm - 5pm Location:  1876 Coralville School House Ages:  entering grades 2 - 6 in fall 2018 Registration Options:  Space is limited so be sure to register early! There are two options to register. Download, print, and mail the…

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Little School on the Prairie Summer Camp 2018

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1876 Coralville Schoolhouse, 310 5th St.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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Come experience the life of an 1876 Johnson County student in the Coralville schoolhouse! Campers are invited to dress in period clothing while they participate in lessons, crafts, and outdoor activities that follow the 1876 theme. Dates: June 18 - 22, 1pm - 5pm Location:  1876 Coralville School House Ages:  entering grades 2 - 6 in fall 2018 Registration Options:  Space is limited so be sure to register early! There are two options to register. Download, print, and mail the…

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Little School on the Prairie Summer Camp 2018

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1876 Coralville Schoolhouse, 310 5th St.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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Come experience the life of an 1876 Johnson County student in the Coralville schoolhouse! Campers are invited to dress in period clothing while they participate in lessons, crafts, and outdoor activities that follow the 1876 theme. Dates: June 18 - 22, 1pm - 5pm Location:  1876 Coralville School House Ages:  entering grades 2 - 6 in fall 2018 Registration Options:  Space is limited so be sure to register early! There are two options to register. Download, print, and mail the…

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Little School on the Prairie Summer Camp 2018

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1876 Coralville Schoolhouse, 310 5th St.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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Come experience the life of an 1876 Johnson County student in the Coralville schoolhouse! Campers are invited to dress in period clothing while they participate in lessons, crafts, and outdoor activities that follow the 1876 theme. Dates: June 18 - 22, 1pm - 5pm Location:  1876 Coralville School House Ages:  entering grades 2 - 6 in fall 2018 Registration Options:  Space is limited so be sure to register early! There are two options to register. Download, print, and mail the…

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Lucas Farms History Day (JCHS Activities)

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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More details to follow.

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July 2018

Taste of Plum Grove

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Eat the fruits of the Johnson County Master Gardeners' labor. Sample an assortment of fruits, vegetables, and herbs from the 1850s historic garden of Friendly Lucas, wife of Gov. Robert Lucas.

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Picnic at Plum Grove

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Pack a picnic and enjoy the charms of Plum Grove! Visitors are encouraged to bring a sack lunch to enjoy on Plum Grove's beautiful back lawn. Summer picnics at Plum Grove that include: Garden tours Plum Grove tours Historical lawn games  

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