Trails Center announces annual 'Holiday on the Homestead' celebration


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CASPER, Wyo. – Celebrate the holidays like a pioneer this season with the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center’s annual “Holiday on the Homestead” event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9.

Featuring model train displays, live performances, and a variety of hands-on activities for the whole family, Holiday on the Homestead is an event you don’t want to miss.

“Holiday on the Homestead is a wonderful opportunity to share the season with the community,” says Trails Center manager Leslie Peters. “Come enjoy time with your family while learning about the history of the place we call home!”

Hands-on activities during the Holiday on the Homestead event will include:

  • Woodland Creature Tree Cookie Ornaments – recycle trees into a lovely ornament for the home.
  • Christmas Lid Ornaments – create a holiday-themed ornament from recycled metal lids.
  • Cookie Decorating – frost your own tasty holiday cookies.
  • Pony Express Letters to Santa – write a letter and watch as the National Pony Express Association takes off on horseback to deliver letters to Santa.
  • Native American and Victorian-era Games – play a Native American ring toss game and Victorian-era board games with your family and friends.
  • Snowflake Scavenger Hunt – try to spot the snowflakes with unique images cut into them.

Additional performances and activities are planned and will be announced closer to the event. Follow BLM Wyoming on Facebook or X, formerly known as Twitter, for updates.

The celebration is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the Trails Center at 307-261-7700.

The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MST.
1501 N Poplar St., Casper, WY 82601.

Admission is Free

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.