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Schools Need Advance Reservations for Harvest Days at Garfield Farm Museum

    Teachers are reminded to reserve now for their clasess to attend Harvest Days at Garfield Farm Museum on Friday October 3, 9 am - 1 pm. Since the
founding of Harvest Days in 1982, the museum volunteers have committed to providing a Friday that regional school children could attend.
     Harvest Days gives a look at life on an Illinois prairie farm in the 1840s at this National Register Historic Site. Historic household and farm
skills are demonstrated reflecting mid 19th century life to help students and adults better understand the heritage of the United States. Music and
tall tales by Reid Miller will also be featured. School rates are $4 for students under 13 and $5 for adults.
     The public is invited to attend on Sunday October 5 from 11:30 am - 4:00 pm with a $6 donation for adults and $3 for children with their parents.
Individuals who would like to volunteer should contact the museum at (630) 584-8485 or e-mail   

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