Midday Interview: Howling Homestead 2021

There is no fee for this event and the first 100 children to arrive receive a free pumpkin to take home, courtesy of the Friends of Homestead.

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Howling Homestead is back in person this year at Homestead National Park. The family friendly event is at the Homestead Heritage Center on Saturday, October 30th. This is a rotation-style event and the first group starts at 4 p.m. and the last group starts at 5:30 p.m.

Amber Kirkendall is a Park Ranger at the Homestead National Historical Park in Beatrice. She says entertainment at this event will include learning about snakes, owls, and other critters, listening to stories of the stars in the night sky, watching a “mad scientist” conduct crazy cool experiments, and taking a hike on the tallgrass prairie.

There is no fee for this event and the first 100 children to arrive receive a free pumpkin to take home, courtesy of the Friends of Homestead.

In accordance with CDC guidance and recommendations on preventing the spread of COVID-19, face coverings and social distancing are mandatory for all events, indoors and outdoors.

For more information, contact Homestead National Park at 402-223-3514. For more information on available accommodations, contact Accessibility Coordinator, Amber Kirkendall at (402) 223-3514.

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