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. .
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. After the catered meal, entertianment will be provided by Ray Majors and Mike O'Bryan. They may be prompted to play some polka and waltz music. 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 former tools used by farmers and the making of turnip kraut. View the model trains, make your own corn husk doll, learn about being a beekeeper and how honey is produced. Also come to enjoy the foods of fall and view the many museum exhibits. Youngsters can enjoy a pony ride on our new pony and try corn shucking, shelling and grinding with the antique equipment with museum volunteers offering some assistance. Observe Stone Carver Josh Dodd carving on weathered tombstones. Admission to the museum will be free for this day. Donations will be accepted.
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