The Historic Daniel Boone Home hosts several special events throughout the year. Each event brings to life a different aspect of history by telling the stories of the people and the time. Check the Parks progam calendar for current dates and registration details. For more information on these events, please call 636-949-7535 or email Parks.
Lila, Life of a Missouri Slave
Visit with "Lila" and learn about slavery on the Missouri frontier. "Lila, Life of a Missouri Slave" is performed by Angela da Silva at 1:15 and 3:15 p.m. Monthly schedule varies.
Meet Daniel Boone and His Biographer, John Filson
Meet Daniel Boone and his biographer, John Filson, and see their amazing collection of original antiques from the time periods of the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. Don't miss this once a month event to meet Colonel Barney Combs (Daniel Boone), C.I.G., and Colonel Robert Pecoraro (John Filson), C.I.G. Both are celebrating 30 years as Historic Daniel Boone Home volunteers. Monthly schedule varies.
Spirits of the Past
Oct. 19, 2019, 6–10:30 p.m.
Life in the early 1800s was filled with superstition and uncertainty. As night descends, walk the lantern-lit paths and explore a pioneer village where doubt lurks in the shadows.Listen to murder ballads and tales of the 1800s and if you dare, hear the eerie Legend of Sleepy Hollow by renowned story teller Anne Williams. Limited tickets are available. Reservations are highly recommended.
Pre-Registered Admission: $6; Children 4 and under are free and do not need to register
At-the-Door Admission: $10
Dec. 6–7 and 13–14, 2019, 6–10:30 p.m.
Thousands of candles illuminate a world on the edge of the frontier. Step back into the early 1800s to experience Christmas as it was celebrated in the past with stories, music and hot cider. Limited tickets are available. Reservations are highly recommended.
Pre-Registered Admission: $10; Children 4 and under are free and do not need to register
At-the-Door Admission: $15