2017 Centennial Programs and Events


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2017 Talks, Workshops & Food

Wed., Apr. 26             The Flavor of Wisconsin             6-7pm
Wisconsin's culinary traditions, both past and present, reflect the richness of an ethnically and agriculturally diverse region. Author Terese Allen shares the history, stories and meaning behind such varied foodways as cream puffs, Hmong egg rolls and the Friday night fish fry. Refreshments provided in part by Bult’s Quality Bake Shop, featured in Ms. Allen’s book

Sat., June 10              Save your Stones                       9am-3pm
Participants will learn the importance of cemetery preservation, understand deterioration mechanisms, implement basic resetting techniques and known proper cleaning techniques. Morning class at the museum and a hands-on workshop in the afternoon at Floral Hill Cemetery. The class size is limited, there is a registration fee, lunch is included.

June 28 & Aug. 2       1917 Book Club                           6-7:30pm
Discover more about life in 1917 when we look at Wisconsin author, Edna Ferber’s Fanny Herself. This book is an intensely personal chronicle of a young girl growing up Jewish in Wisconsin. Book and refreshments provided, must be 21 to participate

Wed., Sept. 13            A Visit from the "First Lady"       6-7pm
Learn more about the 1st Lady in office when the museum was founded in 1917. Professional Reenactor Jessica Michna portrays Edith Wilson, wife to President Woodrow Wilson. Light refreshments provided, reservations requested

Thurs., Oct. 26          Preserve Your Photos                   6-7pm
Join Scott Cross, Archivist at the Oshkosh Public Museum, to learn more about preserving your family photographs.

Vintage Film image Grand Ol' Night at the Movies!
Saturday, March 4- Quiet Man, August 12, October 14 and December 9  
Grand Ol' Night at the Movies!     
Movies start at 7pm
 (except the Aug. 12 movie which starts at 3pm)                          
     Join us for classic Hollywood movies at the historic Grand Cinema Theater! Tickets are only $2 each. Movies will be announced
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2017 Ongoing Events

Fill the Museum Scratch Game  Jan.-Aug.
Grab a game board and try to find the eight game pieces to fill your museum! Board and pieces available at the museum and various locations around town. Instant winners, prizes for filling your museum and a GRAND Prize drawing!
Where can you find game pieces?
At the museum and all museum events
Ask for one at Bult's Bake Shop and at the New London Pool
Water Street Vintage will have pieces March 11-18, so stop in and ask!

Museum Around Town
Keep an eye out as the museum pops up around town. Including a Summer ice cream social, parade appearances, store-front museum displays, and more!