Upcoming Events

Open House

Keep Homestead Museum 35 Ely Road, Monson

Our Open Houses are the first Sunday of every month from 1:00–3:30 during the season. They are free and open to the public.

Dairy Farming in Monson

History, stories, and artifacts will be shared during an informal get-together with several members of the oldest dairy farm families in Monson. The Keep Homestead Museum will present ”Dairy Farming in Monson“ on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. in the barn. We will be visiting with some of the descendants of dairy farms past […]

Sarah the Fiddler

Keep Homestead Museum 35 Ely Road, Monson

The Keep Homestead Museum is proud to present Sarah the Fiddler. The program will be held on the lawn of the museum, located at 35 Ely Road in Monson, weather permitting. The moment Sarah’s bow touches the strings, her passion for music is evident. She combines influences of classical, bluegrass and Celtic music to create […]

Ice Cream Social on the Lawn

Keep Homestead Museum 35 Ely Road, Monson

Start your Independence Day celebration with a visit to the Keep Homestead Museum on  Sunday, July 3. Enjoy ice cream novelties from 1 - 3 pm and tour the museum. A fun way to kick off Monson’s July 4 Summerfest. The house will be open from 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. for touring. Admission is free. […]

Livestock Concert on the Lawn

Keep Homestead Museum 35 Ely Road, Monson

Our Annual August Tradition The Keep Homestead Museum, located at 35 Ely Road in Monson, is excited to present a FREE CONCERT on Sunday, August 7, at 1:30 pm featuring the popular group Livestock. Livestock is a group who uses traditional bluegrass instrumentation to interpret a somewhat wider musical collection, reaching out into blues, folk, country, […]

Button Appraisal Day at the Keep

Keep Homestead Museum 35 Ely Road, Monson

Do you have your grandmother’s button box? Would you like to learn some of the stories about the buttons? Or do you have a favorite button that you would like to know more about? Does it have some monetary value? A button appraisal might give you some answers. The Button Appraisal Day will be held […]

Play time and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” cartoon at the October Open House

Keep Homestead Museum 35 Ely Road, Monson

The October Open House at the Keep Homestead Museum will be held on Sunday, October 2 from 1 – 3:30 pm. This month, the museum focuses on play time. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” cartoon will be shown continuously. In addition, there will be old-fashioned toys and activities for children of all ages to use […]

Raptors and Rehabilitation with Tom Ricardi

Raptors from the Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center The Keep Homestead Museum welcomes Tom Ricardi of the Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center in Conway on Sunday, November 6 from 1:30–3:30 pm. Have you ever wondered what happens to the injured bird laying on the side of the road?  Well, often Tom Ricardi is called. Mr. Ricardi cares for […]

Holiday Open House and Sing-along with Gay Paluch

The Holiday Open House at the Keep Homestead Museum on 35 Ely Road in Monson will be held on December 4 from 1 – 3:30 pm. The public is invited to tour the decorated house as well as enjoy a holiday sing-along led by Gay Paluch, pianist, and Joe Wholley, flutist. Visitors will have the […]