Calendar

OPEN 2nd & 4th Sundays, noon-4 p.m., June-October,
with special events in May and November.

Also Tuesdays 2-4
and by special appointment.

2018 Time Machine
Programs at the JF Glidden Homestead

Sunday, May 6
Opening Day/Open Barn noon to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 20
Open For Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 10
WWI Marine Equipment exhibit preview
Open for Tours 
noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday June 24
Arts at the Barn
10-4

Exhibit and sale of art by local artists.
Free art show on the lawn.

Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 8
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 23
Clinton Rosette Glidden and WWI with Rob Glover
Saturday, July 28
"...at the Vineyard" fundraiser for Glidden Homestead at Waterman Winery

Saturday, August 11
9 am-4 pm DeKalb County Barn Tour
Co-sponsored by Glidden Homestead and DAAHA Tickets: $25/carload; $20 for members
Sunday, August 12
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 26
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 9
Jacob Haish House 2:00 p.m. 
presented by Haish relation Jessi Haish LaRue 
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m. 
Saturday, September 23
Love Letters
Glidden Homestead fundraiser at Faranda's
Sunday October 14
Harvest Lunch/Food Preparation
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m. 
Sunday, October 28
Open For Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 4
Barbed Wire Sites Bus Tour
Pre-registration required; additional fee
Sunday, November 18
Holiday Decorations Dave Miner 
Open for Tours 
noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 10
Holiday Event/Christmas noon to 4:00 p.m.

Check out the past year's exciting offerings (including links to media):
2017 Digging In
Programs at the JF Glidden Homestead

Sunday, May 7
Opening Day/Open Barn 
noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 21
Open For Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 11
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday June 25
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 9
Fascinating Finds noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 23
Heirloom Garden Party noon to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 12
9 am-4 pm DeKalb County Barn Tour
Co-sponsored by Glidden Homestead and DAAHA Tickets: $25/carload; $20 for members
Sunday, August 13
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 10
Jacob Haish Program 2:00 p.m. 
presented by Haish relation Jessi Haish LaRue 
Hear Jessi's WNIJ interview HERE.
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m. 
Sunday, September 24
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m. 
Sunday, October 8
Open For Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 22
Modern War: WWI and The American Army in 1917 with Bill Cummings 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 5
Barbed Wire Sites Bus Tour
Pre-registration required; additional fee
Sunday, November 19
Volunteer Recognition Event/Charter Member Open House noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 10
Holiday Event/Christmas in the 1870s noon to 4:00 p.m.


Check out the past year's exciting offerings (including links to media):
2016: Digging Up the Past
Programs at the JF Glidden Homestead

Saturday, May 14, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Invitation-Only event for members and donors. Dan Kenney & the DeKalb County Community Garden unveil plans for the grounds.
Sunday, May 15 
12-4‚Äč p.m.
Opening Day/Open Barn. Dedication of the Prairie at the Barn & Donor Recognition.
Sunday, June 5
Barbed Wire & WWI Program, Linda Fulton
Sunday, June 12
Glidden Florist 80th Anniversary Event, Hansen Family
Sunday June 26
Digging Up the Past in the Glidden Barn, Eli Orrvar & NIU Archaeology students
Sunday, July 10
Digging Up the Past-Jens Jensen The Living Green FILM
Sunday, July 24
Post cards of DeKalb with Peter Espe
Saturday, August 13
9 am-4 pm DeKalb County Barn Tour.
Co-sponsored by Glidden Homestead and DAAHA.
Sunday, August 14
Digging in the Garden: DeKalb County Community Garden program
Sunday, August 28
Arts at the Barn: Exhibit and sale of art by local artists.
Free art show on the lawn.
Sunday, September 11
Tour Glidden Homestead
Sunday, September 25
Haish & the S-Barb, Jeff Marshall
Sunday, October 9

DeKalb County Historian and Joiner History Room director Sue Breese and 20-year family researcher Marcia Wilson present “A Dig into Genealogy”
Sunday, October 23
Archaeology Community Dig
Sunday, November 6
Barbed Wire Sites Bus Tour
Pre-registration required.
Sunday, November 20
Vocalist Kim Moorman performing 2pm, Dig In! at a Thankful Celebration, recognizing volunteers 1-2 p.m.

 

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