2015 Programs & Exhibits at the Dubois County Museum
ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN TIME (ET)
Aprons - Useful and Charming, a temporary display until October 26. Who wore aprons and why? Some of our aprons are lovely, but the workmen's aprons won't come clean.
Memorial Day until Labor Day 2015 - The Dubois County Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museums program, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Familes, the Department of Defense and more than 2000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation's active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families. The complete list of participating museums is available at www.arts.gov/national/blue/blue-star-museums.
September 12 - Archaeology Day - From 10:15 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., a panel discussion titled "Archaeology in Dubois County" will feature archaeologists, Dr. Rick Jones and Cathy Carson, along with local collectors, Kenny Hochgesang and Derrick Haas. The purpose of the panel is to learn about the Native Americans who lived in this area for more than 12,000 years from the the artifacts they left behind. Derrick Haas will discuss how natives produced stone tools and weapons from locallly available resources from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Dr. Jones and Carson will identify artifacts brought to the museum from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.
October 10 - Log House Dinner (public welcome) This year the theme is "Anticipating Indiana's Bicentennial." Cost of the meal is $20 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the Museum Gift Shop, from any museum board member or by calling 812-634-7733. Deadline to buy meal tickets is October 1. Raffle tickets can also be purchased for $20 from museum board members or at the Museum Gift Shop. The raffle drawing will be held at 8:00 p.m.
October 18 - Fall Harvest Day from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Come and experience the memories of bygone days including the use of former tools used by farmers and the making of turnip kraut. Also come to enjoy the foods of fall and view the many museum exhibits.
November 1 - Will Read and Sing for Food at 7:00 p.m. Area writers and vocal artists will present an evening of enjoyment to benefit the museum. Cost is $10 donation.
November 19 - Opening of the Festival of Trees Christmas comes to the museum. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., program from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served and lots of prizes will be awarded. Admission is free.
November 22 - Making springerles- an old German cookie
November 26 - Closed for Thanksgiving
November 29 - The Singing Seniors_
December 5-6 - O'Tannenbaum Activities
December 12-13 - Cookie Walk
December 24-25 - Closed for Christmas
December 31-January 1 - Closed for New Year's Day