March - April 2017
Sandhill Crane Watchers Special
Every Spring they come... A half million Sandhill Cranes! Some of the best Crane Viewing areas are just 10 minutes north of Pioneer Village. Watch the Cranes in the early morning, rest and relax among the 50,000 historic items in the Pioneer Village during the afternoon and return to see the Cranes gather at sunset, a perfect day. We are offering a special package that includes two 2 day admission passes for you and your guest to the Pioneer Village and one night in a newly redecorated, spacious and comfortable room at the Pioneer Motel for only $99.90 + tax. If you would like to take in all the Crane Viewing areas while you are here, add a second night at the Pioneer Motel and receive a third day admission pass for both you and your guest to the Pioneer Village FREE. The 3 Day Getaway Special is only $149.90 + tax. Offer expires April 15, 2017.
April 29, 2017
The NET television show will be filming a segment at the Pioneer Village during the day. The segment will air at a later date. There will also be a "Town Hall" meeting presented by NET.
Pioneer Village Days and Fiber Fun Day
The Prairie Fibers Weavers and Spinners Guild artisans will be demonstrating various fiber arts to honor the memory of Lois Nelson, a founding member of the Guild, who shared her love of the fiber arts with others by teaching and demonstrating spinning and weaving at the Pioneer Village for more than 40 years. Spinning, weaving and the use of natural dyes are some of the activities the Guild will be demonstrating.
June 11, 2017
Pioneer Village Days
The Pioneer Village will be celebrating 64 years of "Showing Man's Progress". Stop in and "See How America Grew".
August 21, 2017
Minden is in the path of a total solar eclipse. Experience this phenomenon while you wander through the 50,000 historic items of Authentic Americana on display at the Pioneer Village.
September 18, 2017
Glidden Auto Tour
Vintage and classic cars will be making a stop at the Pioneer Village while on their way to their final destination.