The Dubois County Museum on 2704 N. Newton Street in Jasper, IN has a busy
schedule of programs planned for September 2023.
You are invited to come in and take part in the many activities.
On going monthly activities:
“Stitch in Time” sewing and quilt exhibit continues. Don’t miss this exhibit. It closes on October 1,
Chess nights on Mondays. Come in from 5:30-about 8:00pm to enjoy playing and learning the game of
chess with likeminded others. Contact Bob at [email protected].
** Due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 4, Chess Night on Mondays will not gather.
Walk the Museum. Museum open for those who need a place to fitness walk. Come inside out of the
rain, heat or chilly weather to walk the 1/6 of a mile perimeter inside the museum. $1 per
nonmembers. Free to members.
Saturday, September 9- Storytime @ 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by Optimist Club of Jasper. Enjoy stories,
crafts and activities centered on a theme with preschool owner and teacher Carrie Holdsworth each
second Saturday of the month. Theme for September is Scarecrows.
Saturday, September 9- 10:30-noon am Archeology Day. Featuring locally collected artifacts, a
discussion on stone tools and weapons and artifact identification by an archaeologist. Dr.
Michael Strezewski from University of Southern Indiana Associate Professor of Anthropology
will be filling in for Dr. Rick Jones. Local collectors Derek Haas and Kenny Hochgesang will
also be on hand.
Monday thru Friday, September 11-15- Lions Club Radio Auction The Local Lions Club
Organization hosts their Radio Auction at the museum. Tune in to WITZ for all the great
items up for bid.
Saturday, September 16, 10:00 a.m. (9:45 a.m.) Dubois County Museum and the Optimist Club of Jasper
host their Special Needs friends for a tour, activity and snack.
Saturday, September 16- 1:00 p.m. Jasper Native Norbert Krapf reads from his new book,
Homecomings: A Writer’s Memoir.
Wednesday, September 20- Play Day 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. for Mothers and Preschoolers each third
Wednesday of the month. Visitors are invited to come in the museum to play with toys and enjoy a fun
time with others. This will be the last Wednesday Play Day for the Year. The museum is converting the
space to the New Exhibit on the wood manufacturing history in Dubois County. The Children’s Little
Pioneer Area remains open for young children to come in and play every visit. The Wednesday Play Day
is just stopping.
Saturday, September 23- 10:30 a.m. Hoosier Pioneer visits in the person of Kevin Stonerock. Part of
Lecture Series on Historical People.
Tuesday, September 26-6:30pm-Johnny Appleseed visits in the person of Stephen McPhail. Celebrate
Johnny’s birthday (September 26, 1774) with cake and apple treats. Part of Lecture Series on Historical