2017 Special Event Information
Music on The Green
Mondays: June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24, August 7 & 21 @ 6 pm
Gates open at 5:00 pm. Concert begins at 6 pm.
Admission is FREE!
Transportation is available. Local food trucks will be on site to provide some non-musical flavors. Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair and a picnic lunch to make the evening enjoyable.
Concerts are played outdoors, rain or shine, however if there is a threat of severe weather, the concert will be cancelled.
A Soldier’s Remembrance: Memorial Day
May 29 Monday @ 10 am
A solemn remembrance of soldiers who fought and died for their country. A FREE ceremony will be held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with both local veteran groups and our own Fort Howard Guard. Roses will be available for visitors to take to place on the grave of a veteran, thanks to the Memorial Day Flower Foundation. Logan’s Order, which established Memorial Day, will be read aloud. Kids will have a chance to create their own red, white, and blue craft.
Regular admission rates apply, after the service at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of Camp Smith.
Veterans are admitted FREE on Memorial Day.
Civil War Re-enactment
June 24 & 25 Saturday and Sunday @ 10am-4:30 pm
The first year of the Civil War divided the nation, pitting brother against brother. There were decisive battles won on both sides that left the country wondering what the fate of the Nation would be. The event will focus on lesser known battles that represent the first year of the War. Two battles will take place on Saturday and one on Sunday with a possible small skirmish on Sunday morning leading to the afternoon battle. The purpose of these battles is to educate the public on lesser known ones. Additionally, there will be ongoing drills, presentations, and audience participation activities, including a court martial.
Special Admission rates apply.
Celebrate the 4th: America’s Picnic!
July 4 Tuesday @ 10am-4:30 pm
Come celebrate our great Nation’s independence with us. Enjoy our specialty sandwiches, participate in a watermelon eating contest, or try some refreshing lemonade from our lemonade stand. Take part in our U.S. history trivia contests. Participate in a watermelon seed spitting contest, pie eating contest or try some refreshing lemonade from our lemonade stand. Meet Uncle Sam and discover how he came to be; hear him read the Declaration of Independence. Gain a greater appreciation of what our freedom means and why we continue to defend and fight for it.
Regular admission rates apply.
Heritage Hill 40th Anniversary Celebration!
July 15th Saturday @ 10am-4:30 pm
Heritage Hill State Historical Park is 40 years old in 2017! Join us and we remember the early days of creating the amazing park with a trove of historical treasures. Enjoy the 1970's admission prices, meet the preservation experts, get a behind the scene’s tour of the park’s restoration center. Food and beverage available. More info to come!
Hops on Hill
July 27 Thursday @ Evening
A music infused fun gathering hosted to benefit the preservation and education needs at the park. With one event ticket, enjoy samplings of dozens of craft beers and tastes of Green Bay’s best restaurants. More info to come!
Laura Ingalls Wilder Event
August 12 & 13 Saturday and Sunday @ 10-4:30 pm
Join us as we explore Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House book series. Play games just as Almanzo did as a boy at the county fair. Help with chores around the house, as Laura would have done. Help prepare meals that Ma would have made for the family. Work outside on the farm or play games in the grassy fields. Meet our guest stars from the beloved TV series, Little House on the Prairie.
Halloween at Heritage Hill
October 21 & 28 Saturdays @ 3-8 pm
Looking for some magic this Halloween? Join our Halloween festivities as the Witches and Wizards take over the park. Participate in enchanting games and activities to test your magic skills, fill your cauldrons with candy as you trick-or-treat throughout the park, and partake in refreshing potions from our concessions stand. Roast marshmallows over the fire with your handy wand.
Special Admission Rates Apply
November 11 Saturday @ 10-3 pm
Enjoy the second annual artisan fair at Heritage Hill. This years will feature variety of products, including handmade, jewelry, baskets, herbal tea, paintings, skin care products, child and doll clothes and accessories, and more all from various local vendors.
The Spirit of Christmas Past
December 9 & 16 Saturdays @ 12-6 pm
Come celebrate Christmas with the sounds of the seasons from local musicians. Grab a partner and join in a dance to the beat of historic music. Come in from the cold for some hot chocolate and cheesecake, or lend a helping hand in the historic kitchens as they prepare Christmas meals. Learn about the development of Christmas, when it became an American tradition and how it would have been celebrated during different periods of Wisconsin’s early history. Warm up near the fire as you listen to Christmas stories that were written over a 100 years ago. Kids, make a Christmas craft as a keepsake or to give as a present. Meet Old World Santa for a treat and take a family photo with him. See the beauty of the many Christmas trees donated from local tree farms and decorated by groups from the community.
Special admission rates apply.
For any additonal info on events or to volunteer please contact us at 920-448-5150, 800-721-5150 (toll free) or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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