DCM Third Thursday

The Dubois County Museum hosts their monthly Free Night on Thursday, February 18, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at the museum.  The month of February celebrates the Legacy of Abraham Lincoln with a special exhibit on our 16th president.  Museum volunteers have gathered Lincoln items for the museum’s collection and have displayed them in Room 1 at the museum.  Also on display at the museum is a unique collection of Civil War items, featuring handwritten letters home from Captain Jacob Alles.  The letters were written in German and translated to English and bound for display.  Don’t forget to examine and read all about the American flag carried by members of Indiana Company K from Dubois County into Civil War battles.  The Civil War Room is filled with many pieces of that time period in American history.

The Free Night Admission is scheduled for the Third Thursday of each month.  Other upcoming free nights and the scheduled theme and exhibit are as follows:

February 18 – The Legacy of Abraham Lincoln 

March 18 - "Oh Baby" - featuring items from early childhood – set up in temporary display area till October 1. This new exhibit will feature Vintage baby and children clothing, beds, strollers, toys, etc. Can also display some of our doll collection. 

April 15 - "The Bands play on..." - featuring the new Rustic bar 

May 20 – STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities

June 17 - Feature the Train room “Rediscover Trains”

July 15 - Summer Art Show 

August 19- Natural Resources exhibit opens 

September 16- 4-H exhibit opens 

October 21 - Spooky Streets Halloween trick or treating

November 18 - "Home Economics in Dubois County"

December 16 – Christmas

Visitors are asked to still wear masks and remain a safe distance from each other.

In addition to these planned exhibits, other programs planned that you may wish to make note of are:

Saturday, September 11-Archaeology Day

Thursday, November 18 through Sunday, Jan 9th,   The Festival of Trees Community Christmas 

All these plans are subject to Covid restrictions that may arise.




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