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.

2020 The Farm and the Factory
Programs at the JF Glidden Homestead 

Coming Soon!

2019 Center of It All

Programs at the JF Glidden Homestead

Sunday, May 5
Opening Day/Open Barn 
"Turning the Lights On"
noon to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 19
Collecting with Jim Hovis
Sunday, June 9
How Does Your Garden Grow 
landscape architect Jens Jensen film screening
Open for Tours 
noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday June 23

Quilting: Vintage and Modern 
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 11
Glidden Homestead Fundraiser
Sunday, July 14
The Chronicle Story--Barry Schrader
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28
Open for Tours
Saturday, August 10
9 am-4 pm DeKalb County Barn Tour
Co-sponsored by Glidden Homestead and DAAHA Tickets: $25/carload; $20 for members
Sunday, August 11
Barn Again--Continue the Tour at the Glidden Barn
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 25
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m. 
Sunday, September 8
Jacob Haish Program 
presented by Haish relation Jessi Haish LaRue 
Sunday, September 22
Sneak Preview Stagecoach Theater 
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m. 
Sunday October 13
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m. 
Sunday, October 27
Open for Tours noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 10
Barbed Wire Sites Tour
Pre-registration required; additional fee (see Homepage for details)
Sunday, November 17
Glidden House Hotel by Jeff Marshall
Open for Tours 
noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 8
Holiday Event/Christmas noon to 4:00 p.m.

Check out the past year's exciting offerings (including links to media):
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, 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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