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 636-798-2005 or email Parks.
Monthly Programs 2021
The True and Incredible Story of Clara Brown
Aug. 15, Sept. 12, and Nov. 14
Join renowned storyteller Angela daSilva to witness this powerful story about a slave’s journey to reunite with her lost family. Freed by her master at age 54, Clara Brown embarked on a 30-year journey in search of her husband and children who were sold to different slave owners. Performances are at 1:15 and 3:15 p.m. This program is free and will captivate audiences of all ages. Between performances, guests are invited to visit with “Clara” from 12 - 5 p.m. Monthly schedule varies.
A Visit with Daniel and Rebecca Boone
Aug. 15, Sept. 25, and Nov. 6
Experience an educational and inspirational walk back in time with the nation’s best when you purchase a ticket to a guided tour of The Historic Daniel Boone Home. Meet famous Missourians Daniel and Rebecca Boone, portrayed by Colonels Robert and Shirley Pecoraro, National Association for Interpretation Outstanding Interpretive Volunteer Award winners.
Admission to the Boone Home: $8 for adults, $6 for seniors ages 60 and up and $5 for children ages 5–12. Active and retired military and children 4 and under are free.
Annual Events 2021
Spirits of the Past
Dark tales and superstitions of the 1800s are brought to life. Walk through lantern-lit paths in the historic park, listen stories of the past, and, if you dare, hear the eerie Legend of Sleepy Hallow by renowned storyteller Anne Williams. Limited tickets will be available to reserve between 6 and 9 p.m. A specific time will be assigned to tour the Boone Home when you arrive and each tour is limited to 15 guests at a time. Each vignette will repeat every 8 - 10 minutes. Guests may visit vignettes located in the village buildings before and after their Boone Home tour. No flash photography or video recording allowed. No refunds 14 days prior to event date.
Pre-Registered Admission: $10 per person in advance; tickets are $12 until they sell out at the door!
December 3-4 and 10-11
Experience a night of warmth and beauty this holiday season at The Historic Daniel Boone Home. Step back in time to observe Christmas traditions of the past while strolling through the enchanting village illuminated with thousands of lantern-lit candles. Along the way, visit with “Daniel and Rebecca Boone” inside the Boone Home as they reminisce about winters past. Guests will tour the inside of the home and hear different storytellers inside buildings throughout the historic village grounds. Limited tickets will be available to reserve between 6 and 9 p.m. Tickets are $12 per person in advance if pre-registered before Nov. 19. Tickets are $15 after that date and may not be available at the door if the program sells out. A specific time will be assigned to tour the Boone Home and each tour is limited to 15 guests at a time. Each Christmas vignette throughout the village will repeat every 8 - 10 minutes. Guests may visit vignettes before and after their Boone Home tour. No flash photography or video recording allowed. No refunds 14 days prior to event date.
Pre-Registered Admission: $12 if pre-registered before deadline; $15 after that date