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Calendar of Events

Saturday January 18, 2020
World War I and America
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. 
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Saturday January 18, 2020
Kids in the Kitchen Saturday Fun!
Bring your entire family for another session of Kids in the Kitchen Saturday Fun! The Kids in the Kitchen crew from the Junior League of Owensboro, Inc. will help everyone make a nutritious snack and a "Vision Board"! A GREAT way for the whole family to experience cooking and preparing healthy, fun snacks and meals! This event is included in the price of admission and is always free for Museum Members!   Thank you Junior League of Owensboro, Inc!
Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Saturday January 18, 2020
"Walking Softly on the Earth" Native American stories and Make n' Take Craft!
Join Regional Storyteller Susan Fowler for her presentation of “Walking Softly on the Earth”, a program that will lead us on a journey into the past as we follow in the footsteps of the First People of Yellow Banks! Create a take-home paper moccasin with some special designs! This program is included in the price of admission and museum members are always free!   Thank you Susan!
Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM
Location: Museum's Native American Gallery
Saturday January 18, 2020
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner! Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour! 
Time: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!
Saturday January 18, 2020
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner!
Historic Coal Mine Tour - A Day in the Life of a 1930's Rudy Coal Mine Miner! Put on a coal mine helmet and join us on a trip through the Rudy Coal Mine, an historic Daviess County coal mine featuring the history of coal mining in the 19th Century, along with the 1930's time period. This tour is included with admission, but space is limited. Please sign up at our admissions desk when you check into the museum. Enjoy the tour! 
Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM
Location: Begins in our Gift Shop Area - Ends in the Coal Mine!