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Historic Skills Class – Fattigmann and Coffee

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale

Fry up a traditional Norwegian style doughnut that is sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. This treat will be perfect with a pot of coffee boiled on the woodstove. Thursday, February 4, 2021, from 6:00-7:30 pm Tangen House (Check-in at Visitor Center) Number of Participants: Minimum 3, Maximum 4; Ages 18 and up Fee: $40.00, members [...]

$40

Historic Skills – Family Class Victorian Paper Crafts

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale

Indulge your crafty, colorful side! Victorian America loved scrap paper and recycled printed sheets of wallpaper and tissue paper for home decoration and crafts. Try your hand at paper flowers, paper gift boxes and cornucopias, and make a scrap paper album for autographs or photos. Perfect for a parent/grandparent and a youth to spend time [...]

$35

Historic Skills Class – Trifle Parfaits

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale

The Victorian Trifle is a delightful layering of pudding, cake, fruit, and whipped cream. Help create these flavorful individual ingredients and layer your own trifle in a glass to enjoy. Thursday, February 11, 2021, from 6:00-8:00pm Tangen Home (Check in at Visitor Center) Number of Participants: Minimum 3, Maximum 4; Ages 18 and up Fee: [...]

$50

Historic Skills Class – Victorian Card Games

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale

Discover the card games that kept Victorians entertained on a cozy afternoon at home. Try your hand at two-handed cribbage and take home a travel board for scoring. Discover “all fours” – a precursor of whist. Play easy and fun matching games such as authors, snap, and old maid. Note: These are games played by [...]

$50

Historic Skills Class – Death by Chocolate Victorian Style

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale

Join Living History Farms staff for a sweet look at Victorian chocolate treats, as a special way to spend Valentine’s Day. Chocolate may have been less common in the 19th century, but there were still cakes, sauces, and other delicious chocolaty treats to be had. Consider chocolate pairings such as fruit sauces and whipped cream! [...]

$65

Historic Skills Class – Cup Cakes & Cocoa

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale

A cupcake was once a simple cake mixed with a cup of butter, a cup of sugar, and a cup of flour, and eggs. This popular simple sweet treat always tastes better baked in the woodstove and served with from-scratch hot chocolate. Help us mix up a pot of hot chocolate to drink and a [...]

$40

Historic Skills Class – Cup Cakes & Cocoa

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale

A cupcake was once a simple cake mixed with a cup of butter, a cup of sugar, and a cup of flour, and eggs. This popular simple sweet treat always tastes better baked in the woodstove and served with from-scratch hot chocolate. Help us mix up a pot of hot chocolate to drink and a [...]

$40

Historic Skills Class – Norwegian Cookies and Pastries

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale

Norwegian tradition celebrated baking with spices and sweets. Explore some of Living History Farms’ favorite Norwegian cookies in the 1876 era kitchen of the Tangen Home. Mix and bake Sandbakkels, Krumkakke, and Kringla in the wood-burning storve and fry up Fattigman, a fried Norwegian doughnut. Saturday, February 20, 2021, from 1:00-4:00pm Tangen Home (Check in [...]

$65

Historic Skills Class – Family Class Victorian Tea with Teens

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale

Begin in the kitchen assembling simple, but elegant tea sandwiches. Whip cream by hand and bake some sweet biscuits for a berry shortcake. Discover how to set up a relaxed tea table with Victorian touches, then learn how to “pour out” and other tea etiquette rues. End the day by brewing a fresh pot of [...]

$35

Historic Skills Class – Family Class Victorian Tea with Teens

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale

Begin in the kitchen assembling simple, but elegant tea sandwiches. Whip cream by hand and bake some sweet biscuits for a berry shortcake. Discover how to set up a relaxed tea table with Victorian touches, then learn how to “pour out” and other tea etiquette rues. End the day by brewing a fresh pot of [...]

$35

Historic Skills Class – Scones & Tea

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale

Mix, roll out, and bake a traditional tea scone. Pair it with fruit jam and a steaming cup of tea for a light and tasty treat! Thursday, February 25, 2021, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm Tangen Home (Check-in at Visitor Center) Number of Participants: Minimum 3, Maximum 4; Ages 18 and up Fee: $40.00, members [...]

$40

Historic Skills Class – Family Class Printing when Teens

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale

Get up close and hands-on with the big printing machinery in the 1876 Advocate Newspaper Print Shop at Living History Farms! Choose from several historic designs and then print a set of note cards. Projects will be created using historic moveable type and printed on 19th century hand-powered proof and jobbing presses. Sunday, February 28, [...]

$25

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