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Trundlebed Tales host Sarah S. Uthoff will look at Laura Ingalls Wilder and other classic children's literature and social history including historic foodways and one-room schools.

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What do people talk about? Normally people tell their Laura story. We all have one. How we discovered Laura and her books What your favorite story is from the books What's the best thing in your Laura collection What's your favorite... more

February in Laura's birthday month so for a winter month we get a lot of action this month. A lot of it is online so you can participate. We'll have an online birthday party on this podcast and there will be one for the Walnut Gove... more

January has an astonishing number of family dates. There are annual meetings for members in both Burr Oak, IA (Zoom link available for members) and Malone, NY. There basically weren't any Laura Christmas plays in production in... more

December is not the busiest Laura month, but it does have several events restart with a Christmas theme. We have events in De Smet, SD; Spring Valley, MN; Mansfield, MO and a cast event. There are also events coming up with... more

Josh Gates, host of Destination Truth and Expedition Unknown and Josh Gates Tonight plus other Discovery channel shows, gives in person speeches and tours around the country. His current show is called AN EVENING OF LEGENDS,... more

We have events this time from The Newberry in Chicago, online with the Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy and Research Association, Mansfield, MO, Cast Reunions at Non-Homesite Towns of More than 3 Cast Members, and looking ahead to... more

This month two homesites are having their big Laura Ingalls Wilder event; Pepin WI and Mansfield MO. There is a smaller event in Malone/Burke NY. The larger fan events for the TV show have started up again. Find the complete list here:... more

My friend Kelly Pelzel and I took an quick trip up to Walnut Grove to see the new pageant in July. After 45 years they have changed their pageant. They are taking the story and dividing it into three parts. The first one will have the most of the... more

August is growing as Laura Ingalls Wilder event month. Look for events in Pepin, WI: De Smet, SD; Spring Valley, MN; Malone/Burke, NY; and NBC Little House on the Prairie TV reunion events.

July is one of the biggest Laura Ingalls Wilder event months. We're going to look ahead to events to Pepin, WI; Independence, KS; Walnut Grove, MN; De Smet, SD; Mansfield, MO; Malone, NY; Burke, NY; Old World Wisconsin; Eagle, WI;... more

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