Friends of the Farmstead Purpose

The Friends of the Farmstead (FOF) was established in 1996 as the not-for-profit group which would help raise funds for future projects and programs at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead. FOF operates as part of the Arts and Recreation Foundation of Overland Park, Kansas. Examples of major funded projects include: Helen's Country School, The Dairy Barn, the Main Entrance, Vic's General Store, Alex and Emily's Ice Cream Parlor, Ben's Bank and most recently Pat's Photography Parlor, Ray's Barbershop and John's Blacksmith Shop.

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead was established in 1978 to depict a turn of the century farm. Activities, attractions and programs are provided April 1 through October 31 in a 12 acre educational farm environment that cultivates an appreciation of farm life, wildlife and Kansas Heritage. Get information about our location, hours and activities.

Join the Friends of the Farmstead

Join or renew online today or fill in the Membership form and submit with check to: Friends of the Farmstead, PO Box 26147, Overland Park, KS 66225

Tribute & Donor Opportunities

The Friends of the Farmstead have a variety of Tribute & Donor Opportunities available throughout the Farmstead including sponsoring swings and benches, butterfly house donations, a sunflower wall, and personalized bricks on the Kansas Farm Trail.

Get Involved

To support the many activities and attractions of the Farmstead, FOF has established a volunteer program with many fun and exciting opportunities. For more information, visit our volunteer page.

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Featured Event

Holiday Lights on Farmstead Lane

11/24/2016 - 1/7/2017


A festive holiday light display showcasing pictures, animations and sparkling effects all synchronized to music and viewed from the warmth of your car. The display, formerly known as the Ultimate Tree Light Display was located in the Deer Creek subdivision. Mark Callegari, owner of the display, has donated his materials and continued support to make the show better and better each year! Join us in celebrating the fourth year of Holiday Lights on Farmstead Lane.

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