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Trundlebed Tales host Sarah S. Uthoff will look at Laura Ingalls Wilder and other classic children's literature and social history including historic foodways and one-room schools.

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This month two homesites are having their big Laura Ingalls Wilder event; Pepin WI and Mansfield MO. There is a smaller event in Malone/Burke NY. The larger fan events for the TV show have started up again. Find the complete list here:... more

My friend Kelly Pelzel and I took an quick trip up to Walnut Grove to see the new pageant in July. After 45 years they have changed their pageant. They are taking the story and dividing it into three parts. The first one will have the most of the... more

August is growing as Laura Ingalls Wilder event month. Look for events in Pepin, WI: De Smet, SD; Spring Valley, MN; Malone/Burke, NY; and NBC Little House on the Prairie TV reunion events.

July is one of the biggest Laura Ingalls Wilder event months. We're going to look ahead to events to Pepin, WI; Independence, KS; Walnut Grove, MN; De Smet, SD; Mansfield, MO; Malone, NY; Burke, NY; Old World Wisconsin; Eagle, WI;... more

June brings us into Summer and it's a big Laura month. Get the news from Pepin, WI, Independence, KS, Burr Oak, IA, De Smet, SD, and Spring Valley, MN.Then what's going on with the Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy and Research Association... more

Since this is late we'll go through some of the big events this year and what we're still looking forward to. Whether you're interested in the TV show, the museums, or books, there is a lot going on.

I didn't get a roving report episode although I didn't get to do it live. Instead I'm going to give you a full report of what it was like to attend this cast reunion and how it was different from other cast reunions. I'll include some ideas about what... more

Every year I do some reading in honor of World Read Aloud Day. It's every March 2nd in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday. Sometimes I do something Laura specific, but lately I've been doing Mother West Wind's Children by Thorton W. Burgess. For... more

Laura Ingalls Wilder season is really getting started. The Laura Ingalls Wilder sites that haven't opened yet for the season will open at the end of May. There is an event in Pepin and a fundraiser in Burr Oak. There is a Laura Ingalls Wilder... more

March is the month when the museums that closed down for the winter start to reopen. We have several events and a couple pieces of news.

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