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University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center

333 South John Q Hammons Parkway

Springfield, MO 65806

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This is THE event we've all been waiting for - LauraPalooza 2017! This year celebrates Laura Ingalls Wilder's sesquicentennial (150th) birthday and is LIWLRA's fourth academic conference dedicated to our favorite pioneer.

Join us for all or part of this four-day event, as listed below. Click "tickets" to ORDER NOW!


Click here for the full conference agenda!



Please note that conference registration DOES NOT include hotel accommodations, see #6 below.

***All registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. However, in the event that you cannot attend, you may transfer your registration to another potential attendee. Register by June 5th to be guaranteed meals and conference materials!***

Tuesday evening, July 11 - 5pm - 7pm
Meet and greet your fellow LIW devotees at a dime sociable
(appetizers only)
Wednesday (Day 1), July 12 - 8:30am - 5pm
(breakfast, lunch, and snack included)
Thursday (Day 2), July 13 - 8:30am - 5pm
(breakfast, lunch, and snack included)
Friday morning (Day 3), July 14 - 8:30am - 12pm
(breakfast only, see #3 below for details re. boxed lunch)
Friday afternoon (Day 3), July 14 - 12pm - 8pm (approximately)
Visit Baker Creek Seeds, tour the Town of Mansfield, explore Laura's Home and Museum, then spend a special "Evening at Rocky Ridge." (boxed lunch and sit-down dinner included)



Important Additional Details:

  1. If you wish to pay by check, choose "Pay By Check" at checkout. Check payments are due NO LATER THAN
    June 5th, 2017.

  2. Those with dietary concerns should contact the conference organizers at beyondlittlehouse@gmail.com.

  3. The regular conference admission ticket (without the Rocky Ridge trip) DOES NOT include the boxed lunch on Friday, July 14. The boxed lunch ticket may, however, be purchased separately IN ADVANCE through Eventbrite.

  4. Please see the conference menu at beyondlittlehouse.com. Click on LauraPalooza and you will find "food" under logistics.

  5. The Rocky Ridge trip and admission to "An Evening at Rocky Ridge" are NOT sold separately. Rocky Ridge events may only be purchased IN ADVANCE through Eventbrite and in combination with full conference admission.

  6. Conference Registration DOES NOT include hotel accommodations. Hotel reservations must be made with the University Plaza hotel directly, via their website. Please be sure to use the code LIWLRA for a great discount!

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333 South John Q Hammons Parkway

Springfield, MO 65806

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