April Activities at the Dubois County Museum

The Dubois County Museum announces these activities and programs planned for April 2024 at the Dubois County Museum.

Ongoing monthly activities include:

Chess Night is on Mondays, every Monday from 5:30-8:00 pm.

Model Train Club meets.  Work sessions are planned the second Monday of the month 6:30 pm

“Beauty and Barber Shops” Temporary Display open. Runs till October 2024

Tuesday, April 9, 10,11 Heritage Days with Dubois County Fourth Graders. Fourth Graders from Dubois County will get to experience a history workshop hosted by the Museum.  Guest speakers include Vic Hurm exploring rocks and geology in area, Kim Schroeder giving an in-depth discussion on skills needed when she painted many of the Town murals at the museum, Patoka Valley Quilters Guild explaining the designing and making of quilts and guest Abraham Lincoln sharing his life story.

Saturday, April 13,  Storytime at 10:30 a.m.  Carrie Holdsworth welcomes young visitors to hear stories, create crafts and explore the museum.

Saturday, April 27, Trivia Night at the Museum. The 2024 Theme is “Mysteries at the Museum”. You are invited to gather an eight-person team and compete for the title of Best Trivia team.  The cost of the team of 8 is $200.  Sponsorship levels are available.  All 8 members of the winning team will receive a paid, one-year museum membership to the Dubois County Museum, PLUS the team will receive $200.  The mystery-themed categories of murders, secrets, supernatural, etc., will be explored.  A mystery item or two from the museum archives/ private collection will be questioned.  Contact the museum online at DuboisCountyMuseum.org to register your team.

Grand opening of “Wood Industry in Dubois County” Exhibit April 28, 2024.  Program at 1:30 pm with local community industry speakers.  Piano music and food and refreshments will follow.

Now is your time to call the museum and book your school tour of the museum.  Call 812-634-7733 and ask for Kathy.  Volunteers will forward your information.