Jun 7, 2014 - Jun 8, 2014 10 am–5 pm
Enjoy two weekends of music, dance, storytelling, food and crafts that celebrate the rich folk traditions that make Wisconsin unique.
Jun 7, 2014 10 am–5 pm (game time is 1:30 pm)
Celebrate America's favorite pastime, and enjoy an old-fashioned game of vintage base ball, as it was spelled in the 1860s. Old World Wisconsin's Eagle Diamonds will take on the Delton Vintage Base Ball Club as they play the historic game by 1860s rules. Learn more about 1860s rules and the history of the Diamonds team. Admission to the museum gets you into the game for free.
Jun 14, 2014 10 am–5 pm
Join us as we unveil Old World Wisconsin's new interactive experience, Catch Wheel Fever! Explore Wisconsin's cycling boom of the 1890s as you climb aboard a historic bicycle, take a reproduction 19th-century tricycle for a spin and join in the fun of a turn-of-the-century cycling club meet. Catch Wheel Fever! is made possible, in part, by a generous grant from the Sally Mead Hands Foundation. Acknowledgement also goes to the Old World Foundation and Wheel & Sprocket for their support.
Jun 21, 2014 6–9 pm (museum hours 10 am–5 pm)
Spend an enjoyable evening strolling the grounds, sampling foods, shopping and listening to music during our annual adult fundraising event sponsored by the Old World Foundation. Separate ticket required.
Event sponsored by the Old World Foundation
Jun 22, 2014 10 am–3 pm (museum hours are 10 am–5 pm)
Raise the Majstáng and celebrate the solstice in traditional Swedish style with music and dancing. Scandinavian Midsommar activities take place on the Welcome/Visitor Center Green and are free (admission to the museum is separate). From 11 am–1:30 pm enjoy a special Swedish buffet meal in the historic Clausing Barn ($15 adults, $7 children 3-12, under 3 free). This event is sponsored by the Swedish American Historical Society of Wisconsin.
Jun 28, 2014 - Jul 31, 2014 10 am–5 pm
Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in Wisconsin's "Big Woods" in 1867. We've put together a full month of daily activities that let you live like Laura and the Ingalls family and friends. Dress as a character from one of the Little House books and receive a discount on admission.