It’s Santa Cali Gon Days in Independence, Missouri, this Labor Day weekend. Join in the Fun September 4-7 as history meets fun in a festival originally designed to honor the memory of the Santa Fe, California and Oregon trails, all of which had jumping off points in Independence. Learn more here.
Visitors can expect more at this year’s Husker Harvest Days, September 15-17, just west of Grand Island, Nebraska. A sold-out exhibit field filled with more than 600 exhibitors and three groups organizing charitable events, there will be plenty for farmers and ranchers to check out. Click here for more.
Kentucky history, juried arts and crafts, music and lots of local color are on tap for the 31st annual Constitution Square Arts Fest in the heart of historic downtown Danville, Kentucky. The festival, a Kentucky Tourism Council Top 10 Designated Event, will be held September 18-20. Learn more here.
Check out the first Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival in Greenwich, New York, as more than 60 vendors gather September 26-27 to offer everything fibrous, from raw fleeces through finished garments, as well as equipment and supplies needed for fiber creations. Learn more here.
Become a Pandemic Pioneer by Taking a Few Starter Steps
Building home-scale self-reliance begins with a small step. Photo by Niche Brislane As we enter the close of the second year since the COVID-19 outbreak, many are facing this holiday season worrying less about what to put under the tree and more about how to cope with supply chain shortages. No doubt the start of […]
The Un-Ordinary Life of a Farmer’s Wife
Farmers’ lives are anything but ordinary. They keep the most unusual hours, have no schedules and their lives are dictated by the weather. It takes a special gal to be his wife.
How to Redeem Your Time with a Winter Hobby
This is a basket I made after teaching myself a new skill one year. Photo by Jenny Underwood Winter is fast approaching in our neck of the woods, the Midwest. Our average first frost is just around the corner and by the time you read this, I’m sure we’ll have had several and possibly even […]