Museum announces car show, party

JASPER — The Dubois County Museum is celebrating its 20th birthday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11. The museum will host a birthday party inside the museum and a car show outside on the shady, grassy park to the east of the museum. The car show will be held rain or shine.

Preregistrations received before Aug. 4 will be $10, registration the day of the show will be $15 per vehicle. Registration will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. The show will last until about 3 p.m.

An information flyer with a preregistration form is available on the museum’s website at, at the museum lobby, and on the museum’s Facebook page.

Dash plaques will be given to the first 50 cars registered. Awards and prizes will given for best of show, club participation and Top 25. Judging begins at noon, with awards presented at 2:30 p.m. In addition, door prizes and drawings will be held.

An outdoor concession stand will be available starting at 10 a.m.   Hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, brats, chips, sweets and drinks will be served.

Birthday activities will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. inside the museum featuring music, ice cream, cake, cupcake decorating, clowns, face painting, a petting zoo, crafts and activities for the kids and a scavenger hunt.

Notable Museum volunteers will be available to give insight information on the museum’s displays. Special admission prices of $2 for adults and $1 for students will be charged during the event.

The museum, 2704 N. Newton St., is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. The museum is closed Mondays. For more information, call 634-7733 or visit The museum is also on Facebook and Twitter.




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