Tomatoes will be plentiful this August at Plum Grove. If you want a taste of sun-ripened tomatoes (and some of the goodies made from them) come on over and grab a bite.
Looking for something fun to do with the family this Memorial Day weekend? Get out of the house and get to the Season Opening Celebration at Plum Grove! Family-friendly activities will engage children and adults of any age.
This event will be riddled with clues to the past! Follow the clues around beautiful Plum Grove to learn fun (and sometimes crazy) facts about the Lucases, their home, and their life together.
RIDDLE COMPETITION! Submit your favorite riddles on the form provided by JCHS. Submit the riddles by 5 p.m. The JCHS’s favorites will be published on our Facebook page and our next newsletter!
The Master Gardeners will be giving tours of the 1840-era gardens that produce beautiful blooms every year. Visit Plum Grove and tour Friendly Lucas’ Flower Garden, Wildflower Garden, and Kitchen Garden.
Come celebrate Lucas Farms Neighborhood History featuring these tentative events : Historical activities at Plum Grove Historic Site, home of Iowa’s first territorial governor, Pony Rides and kids activities at Iowa City Assembly Church/ Highland Ave. Park, Project Green’s annual garden tour, featuring Lucas Farms gardens, “Tour De Farms” bike ride, and arts activities along Yewell Street, named after Iowa City’s most historic artist, George Yewell.