Calendar of Events

We who live in quiet places have the opportunity to become acquainted with ourselves, to think our own thoughts and live our own lives in a way that is not possible for those keeping up with the crowd
Summer 2020
  • First Day of the 2020 Season – March 1st
    The first day of tours for the 2020 season. Open until November 15th.
  • Rocky Ridge Adventure Pioneer Camp – June 22nd-26th- CANCELLED
    The Laura Ingalls Wilder Home Association “Rocky Ridge Adventure Pioneer Camp” for the 2020 season! The camp will be for children ages (9-12) and we will offer two different weeks, June 22-26 and July 13-17. Camp will cost $60 per child and will include a week of exciting adventures around Rocky Ridge Farm. Campers will enjoy many learning activities, bringing a hands-on perspective to the pioneer lifestyle.
  • Independence Day
    The Fourth of July is always celebrated in Mansfield, Missouri. Parades have been a tradition here since the days of Horses pulling Decorated Wagons and Buggies. Today we all celebrate Independence Day in Mansfield with a Parade, Festival and Fireworks.
  • Rocky Ridge Adventure Pioneer Camp – July 13th-17th- CANCELLED
    The Laura Ingalls Wilder Home Association “Rocky Ridge Adventure Pioneer Camp” for the 2020 season! The camp will be for children ages (9-12) and we will offer two different weeks, June 22-26 and July 13-17. Camp will cost $60 per child and will include a week of exciting adventures around Rocky Ridge Farm. Campers will enjoy many learning activities, bringing a hands-on perspective to the pioneer lifestyle.
  • “Laura’s Memories” – An Outdoor Pageant
    Check Listings: The Ozarks Mountain Players present ”Laura’s Memories”, an annual outdoor pageant in Mansfield City Park.
  • Traveling Panel Display
    Laura Ingalls Wilder – The Journey of a Pioneer Family Traveling Panel Display.
Fall 2020
  • Fundraising Dinner – Friday, October 9th – CANCELLED

The 4th Annual, “Wilder Dinner”. Details to be announced.

  • Wilder Day – October 9th & 10th – CANCELLED

Mansfield, Missouri, commemorates Laura Ingalls Wilder.  Join us October 9th & 10th, 2020 for our annual celebration commemorating Laura Ingalls Wilder, America’s favorite pioneer girl, and  her cherished “Little House” books. Hear Pa’s fiddle, take a tour of the home and enjoy the grounds of Rocky Ridge Farm.  We hope to see you here! We will have our 7th Annual Fiddle Off on this day as well. This has become an exciting and entertaining event. Please come out and enjoy the festivities.

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Children’s Literature Festival – November 5th & 6th

The 2nd Annual, Laura Ingalls Wilder Children’s Literature Festival. For more information please visit www.liwclf.com

  • Last Day of the 2020 Season – November 15th

The last day of tours for the 2020 season. Closed until March 1st.

Winter 2020
  • Christmas at Laura’s – Saturday, December 5th (6-8 pm)

Christmas Tradition here on Rocky Ridge Farm. Free admission to the Historic Farmhouse featuring vintage decorations.  Pictures with Santa by Laura’s fireplace are available. Tastings from Laura’s own recipes in our Museum Lobby. Holiday shopping in the Bookstore. (NOTE*) If the parade is canceled for bad weather, Laura’s Christmas will be canceled as well. Come celebrate Christmas with us in a most special way!

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