2014 Programs & Exhibits at the Dubois County Museum
ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN TIME (ET)
October 18 - "Reading, Riting, Rithmatic" Session 2 - 10:30 .m. to 12:00 p.m. - Experience a day of "Hands on History" as you go back in time in a one room school house as a student of the late 1800's. Limit of 15 elementary area students. Registration is required by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We will return your email with a confirmation and information when you register.
October 26 - Fall Harvest Day - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Activities include apple cider making, turnip kraut, making corn husk dolls, dutch oven cooking, pony rides, goat milking, watching local wood carver "Swampy" create his cedar Santa, how bees make honey, corn shucking, shelling and grinding, watching the model trains in the newly lowered train table, antique corn and grain harvesting equipment, watch the (tomb) stone carving by historic methods.
November 1 - Early Settlers of Dubois County, a new permament exhibit on immigrant arrivals to Dubois County from 1801 onward. Find out who the first settlers were in 1801 onward.
November 6 - December 30 - Festival of Trees, All New Elements - Come and enjoy. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. A program of entertainment and inspiration entitled "Memories are made of this" will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. There will be prizes, refreshments and time to view the trees.
November 15 - Log House Dinner, Raffle and 15th Anniversary Celebration - Doors open at 6:00 p.m., dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The cost of the meal is $20 per person. The deadline for reservations is November 7, 2014. Food will be provided by Sander Catering. Dinner and raffle tickets can be obtained from any museum board member or at the museum Gift Shop. Call the museum at 812-634-7733 for more information or to make a reservation. Over $3,500 cash prizes will be awarded. All proceeds from the raffle will be used for the Dubois County Museum development.
November 23 - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Nancy Eckerle teaches how to make the old German cookies, spingerles.
November 30 - Singing Seniors singing all the old and new Christmas songs.
December 6 - O'Tannenbaum Programs and Activities Breakfast with Santa - watch for details
December 7 - O'Tannenbaum Programs and Activities Kids decorate gingerbread cookies at 1:00 p.m., musical entertainment at 2:00 p.m., Santa travels the museum on a golf cart in the afternoon.
December 13 - Cookie Walk 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Buy your desserts for the holidays or enjoy them now. Don't miss the spectacular museum this year.
December 14 - Cookie Walk 1:00 p.m. until they are gone. Enjoy Sue Lorey's Musical Studio piano performances at 1:30 p.m.
December 25, 26 - Museum is closed
December 30 - Last Day of Festival of Trees - Bring your friends and relatives to see the museum trees and the Santas.
December 31, January 1 - Museum is closed.