Month: May 2021

Conner Prairie Grounds at Sunset

Things That Go Bump in the Night: Nocturnal Animals at Conner Prairie

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December 2 @ 10:33 pm

Indiana’s Nighttime Visitors to the Prairie The scurry of small feet, the sound of almost-silent wings sailing by, and eyes that reflect back from the bushes. These are the signs…

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Andrew Bradford with his family

Being Your True Self at Conner Prairie

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December 2 @ 10:33 pm

A Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion “Separate or together?” “One-check or two?” These are questions my husband and I receive regularly in Central Indiana, and throughout the Midwest.…

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Memory Cafe at Conner Prairie

Tips for Dementia Caregivers: Experiencing a Dementia-Friendly Museum

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December 2 @ 10:33 pm

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, or another type of dementia, can be a stressful and emotional journey. You’re not alone. In the United States, there are more than 16…

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Live music at History on Tap

Happy Hour on the Horizon: 2021 History on Tap

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December 2 @ 10:33 pm

WE ARE Makers and Mixers After a year cooped up indoors, Summer 2021 is approaching and I’m seeking all the opportunities to adventure outside and safely attend events. Maybe that’s…

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Tunis Sheep

2021 International Heritage Breeds Week at Conner Prairie

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December 2 @ 10:33 pm

International Heritage Breeds Week: May 16th – 22nd International Heritage Breeds Week is upon us (May 16th-22nd) and I know the Agriculture (Ag) staff and I are excited about all…

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Heritage Breeds Week

Conner Prairie’s Historic Livestock Program is Hero of Heritage Breeds Week

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December 2 @ 10:33 pm

This effort to preserve endangered livestock is part of the museum’s sustainability efforts May 14, 2021 INDIANAPOLIS — This week, Conner Prairie is celebrating International Heritage Breeds Week, an event…

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English Longhorn Heritage Breed

A Passion for Animal Preservation

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December 2 @ 10:33 pm

When people ask me what I do for a living, I sometimes struggle to explain. Saying, “I manage the livestock and agriculture experiences at Conner Prairie,” just feels lacking because…

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Camper showing off his archery target

Adventure Camp at Conner Prairie

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December 2 @ 10:33 pm

A look at the Social and Emotional Benefits of Summer Camp Of all the fun activities that campers enjoy at Conner Prairie Adventure Camp, shooting archery is always among the…

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Symphony on the Prairie

A Joyous Return to Summer: Kroger Symphony on the Prairie

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December 2 @ 10:33 pm

Ticketing procedures and safety protocols new to 2021 (INDIANAPOLIS, IND – May 10, 2021) – After the only hiatus in its 40-year history, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra in partnership with…

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Conner Prairie Garden

The Impact of a Simple Seed

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December 2 @ 10:33 pm

Some of my earliest memories of family revolve around gardening.  I remember “dancing” in the seeds as I followed behind my dad as he planted; snapping green beans for the…

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