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 2024
  • First Day of the 2024 Season – March 1st
    The first day of tours for the 2024 season. Open until November 15th.
  • 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 22nd-26th
    The Laura Ingalls Wilder Home Association “Rocky Ridge Adventure Pioneer Camp” for the 2024 season! The camp will be for children ages (9-12). Camp will cost $TBA 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. Email:
  • “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 2024
  • Fundraising Dinner – Sept 27th

The 5th Annual, “Wilder Dinner”.

  • Wilder Day – Sept 27th & 28th

Mansfield, Missouri, commemorates Laura Ingalls Wilder.  Join us Sept 27 & 28 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 9th Annual Fiddle Off on this day as well. This has become an exciting and entertaining event. Please come out and enjoy the festivities. Visit our Facebook page for more info.

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Children’s Literature Festival – November 7th & 8th

The 6th Annual, Laura Ingalls Wilder Children’s Literature Festival. For more information please visit

  • Last Day of the 2024 Season – November 15th

The last day of tours for the 2024 season. Closed until March 1st.

Winter 2024
  • Christmas at Laura’s – Saturday, December 14th (5-7 pm)

Christmas Tradition here on Rocky Ridge Farm. Holiday shopping in the Bookstore. (NOTE*) If the parade (4:00 pm) 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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