Labor Day weekend is upon us! Could there be a better way to spend it than going back in time and celebrating like the pioneers did?

The Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village is hosting their annual Pioneer Village Labor Day Weekend Festival on Sunday Sep 1 and Monday Sep 2 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Pioneer Village is located north of Scott County Park, at 18817 290th Street Long Grove.Pioneer Village’s Labor Day Weekend Festivities Keeping History Alive

Admission for adults is $2, children are $1 and 5 and under are free.

Come witness basket making, blacksmithing and rope making! Enjoy live entertainment with Native American dance and song, Wild West Shows and plenty of kids’ activities!

Bring your appetite, as well! Pop some of Iowa’s Finest Kettle Corn in your mouth and wash it down with some ice cream and soda at the Walnut Grove Soda Fountain. Stop by the Lunch Wagon for some bison burgers!

Live music in the Gazebo will feature Country Pride on Sunday and John & Kay Retzel on Monday. Or swing by the Saloon for music from Stacey Weber on Sunday and Banjo Jeff on Monday.

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There will be plenty of pioneer fun for the entire family!


Pioneer Village’s Labor Day Weekend Festivities Keeping History Alive
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