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Parker Homestead: A History and Guide

book release October 8th!!!! 


2013  Schedule


September 25-27, October 2-4

Homestead School Kids– Students from all over Northeast Arkansas converge upon the Homestead for 6 days of learning and fun! Hands on stations take students through Arkansas’ pioneer days.  Teachers click here to reserve your students’ spot. 


October 8 Parker Homestead: A History and Guide book release

Parker Homestead: A History and Guide will be out October 8 and available at online retailers and bookstores in the Jonesboro, Arkansas area. Of course, we will have copies on hand at festival so you can have it autographed, just bring it to the Broom Shop porch!


October 12-13, 19-20 Homestead Festival

This is our big annual event! Sorghum cooking, butter churning, kettle corn popping, broom making, covered wagon riding and more are featured annually at this family friendly festival.  Visit our facebook page here for pictures of festivals past.


December 7 Holidays Wine Tasting

Homestead is hosting its fourth annual Holidays wine tasting. Cabins will be opened and decorated for Christmas, with different wines and foods in each. Lights will be hung, bonfires will be roaring, and the store will be open for Christmas shopping.  Price is $25 per person, and reservations are required.  Click here for more information or to make a reservation. 

Teachers! For pre and post trip activities, information on continuing education hours, field trip suggested packing lists, and framework information, click here.

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Contact Info:

Parker Homestead 

16738 Homestead Road

Harrisburg, AR 72432

(870) 578-2699

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