Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society: Laura's 150th Birthday Event

Press Director Nancy Tystad Koupal, Pioneer Girl Project artist Judy Thompson, and Pioneer Girl Project contributor William Anderson are presenting on their work with the legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder

  • When Jul 14, 2017 to Jul 16, 2017
  • Where LIW Memorial Society Park, 105 Olivet Avenue, De Smet, South Dakota
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  • Contact Phone 1-800-880-3383
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As the setting for five of Wilder's books about prairie life, By the Shores of Silver Lake, The Long Winter, Little Town on the Prairie, These Happy Golden Years, and The First Four Years, the Memorial Society is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, JULY 14TH & 15TH

9:15 a.m. Welcome Speech

9:30-11:00 a.m. Allison Arngrim and Dean Butler Speak
Autograph Session with William Anderson and Judy Thompson
11:00 a.m. Judy Thompson Speaks
11:30 a.m. William Anderson Speaks
Autograph Session with Allison Arngrim and Dean Butler

NOON Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. Allison Arngrim and Dean Butler
Autograph Session with William Anderson and Judy Thompson
1:45 p.m. DEMO

2:00-4:00 p.m. Autograph Session with Allison Arngrim and Dean Butler

2:15 p.m. Judy Thompson Demo
3:00 p.m. Nancy Koupal (SD State Historical Society Press) on "Pioneer Girl"
4:30-5:30 p.m. Autograph Session

LIW Pageant- Homestead Rd De Smet, SD
7:10-8:00 p.m. Q & A with Allison Arngrim and Dean Butler

SUNDAY, JULY 16TH

9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Photo Session with Allison Arngrim and Dean Butler

NOON Lunch

2-3:30 p.m. Confessions from the Prairie with Allison Arngrim
Held at De Smet Event Center

3:30-5 p.m. Artist Reception with Allison Arngrim
Held at De Smet Event Center