The Dubois County Museum announces these programs for the winter at the Dubois County Museum. Come in out of the cold and enjoy a day at the museum.
Brr…it is cold outside. The Dubois County Museum again invites members and the public to come in for fitness walking. Walk the perimeter of the museum for your health and for an interesting change of scenery from your ordinary fitness walk. Members admitted free, non-members $1 per visit.
Sunday, January 7 Last Day of Festival of Trees
Saturday, January 20, 10:30am. Jasper High School German Students invite grades 3-5 students from the county and surrounding area for Kinder Karnival (Children’s carnival). Enjoy German activities, games, foods and fun at the museum.
Thursday, January 25, Annual Membership Dinner and Program, “They Charted the Course”, A Night to Celebrate our Charter Members, our 20th Anniversary, and the 200th Birthday of Dubois County. Hear Richard Day as he portrays Toussaint Dubois. Insert provided to make your dinner reservation in membership newsletter. Doors open at 6:00pm, meal served at 6:30pm. Cost is $20 a meal. Reservation deadline is January 16, 2018.
Monday, February 12—Lincoln Day for Grade 2 students.
Tuesday, February 13—Silent Auction begins on dolls donated by Ida Jo Temple to be sold to benefit the children’s area
Thursday, March 1 through Tuesday, March 27—Dolls and Dollhouses—a temporary display of the museum’s antique dolls and the dollhouses made by Lela and Ron Greubel
Sunday, April 1 Closed for Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 8—Celestine Day. 1-4pm Come Celebrate 175 years with Celestine. Many photos displayed of the past, residents placed around the many exhibits to explain the past, a quilt raffle, demonstrations, music, food and refreshments. 175th Souvenirs sold. Come visit with your family and friends from Celestine. Museum admission charged.
The museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00-2:00pm, Saturday from 10:00-4:00pm and Sunday 1:00-4:00pm. Closed on Monday. The Dubois County Museum is a local nonprofit organization committed to the collection, preservation and interpretation of historical artifacts and information important to the citizens of the county. Museum operations are funded by annual memberships, admissions, donations and gifts from visitors, area residents and businesses. The DCM staff consists entirely of volunteers. It is located in Jasper at 2704 N. Newton Street (US231). Call (812) 634-7733. Please allow two hours to view exhibits. Visit the museum web site at www.duboiscountymuseum.org. Like them on Facebook at Dubois County Museum.