Museum announces Strassenfest schedule

JASPER — The Dubois County Museum invites area residents and visitors to the museum for the annual Strassenfest.

The museum will display its complete sets of Strassenfest mugs, buttons and programs on Thursday, Aug. 1. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The museum invites the public to bring in Old German Script items for translation by Marilyn Nathan, aformer German teacher, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. One page will translated free of charge, and additional pages can be translated for a donation to the museum.

An exhibit of the German immigration to Dubois County may be viewed on Friday.

The Added Military — Civil War through the Cold War 1945-91 exhibit will be available to view from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.

A display of German jewels will be shown at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. Janet Kluemper will reveal special artifacts of the museum that are of German provenance or influence.

Former Army Chaplain Fr. Micheas Langston, OSB, will speak on “I Was There When the Wall Fell” at 2 p.m. Saturday. He has many artifacts to show the public.

All of the museum’s exhibits can be viewed from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4.

The museum will have a float in the Strassenfest parade on Sunday.

The museum, at 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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