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Dionne Dolls at the Garden Party

Dionne Quintuplet Dolls

July 21st, from 1:00 to 4:00, come meet the Dionne Quintuplets! This sad but true story comes to life with a huge collection of dolls and talk by collector Mary Cooper (Grandma Mary), beloved local art teacher.

The annual garden party celebrates pioneer women. with fashions, dolls, and handmade textiles. Bring your mom, your sister, or your best friend for a day of discovery. Farm opens at 11:00 for tours.

Hostesses for this event are campers from our Finishing School Camp for girls ages 12-15. See our camp page for more info.

Teachers and child care providers, learn more about our popular tours HERE.

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