Christmas event this weekend at Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve

A news release from the state Department of Game, Fish and Parks:

Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve Hosts Christmas Celebration

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. – Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve invites visitors to get in the holiday spirit and take a step back in time by attending the annual Christmas at the Homestead on Saturday, Nov. 14, from noon to 4 p.m. CST. 

The free family event features tours of the Stavenger Church, Shay/Adams House and Lamont Country School, decorated for the Christmas season. Adams Homestead volunteers will show off their talents in each of the homestead buildings. Visitors will also hear Christmas carols from St. Bonifice Choir in the church from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., roast hot dogs and popcorn over a campfire, enjoy refreshments in the Visitor Center and make children’s crafts in the school throughout the day. 

Area organizations are also invited to display their talents as part of the Christmas Wreath contest. Wreaths will be on display in the community room, and visitors can vote for their favorite and have the opportunity to purchase it through a silent auction. Those interested in participating in the contest should take their wreaths to the Adams Visitor Center by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov.13.  

For more information, call Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve at 605-232-0873. Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve is located 1 mile west and ½ mile south of Interstate 29, Exit 4.

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Seth Tupper

Seth Tupper was born and raised in South Dakota and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from South Dakota State University in 2001. After college, he worked at a newspaper in Minnesota and then returned to South Dakota in 2003 to join the staff of The Daily Republic in Mitchell, where he is currently the publisher. Seth has won numerous awards for his writing, including the 2007 Outstanding Young Journalist award in the daily newspapers category of the South Dakota Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Contest. Seth's day-job and freelance work have granted him opportunities to meet hundreds of South Dakotans and travel across much of the state. He also spends a lot of his free time exploring South Dakota's state and national parks, hiking trails and kayak-friendly rivers.

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