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Tuesday October 9, 2018
"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. The exhibit has been extended through October 21, 2018!  
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Tuesday October 9, 2018
Happy Fall Break 2018! Kids in the Kitchen brought to you by Junior League of Owensboro, Inc!
Join the Owensboro Junior League Kids in the Kitchen volunteers as they make "banana ghosts" for your snack and "Q-tip skeletons for the craft to take home with you!   Thnak you Junior League of Owensboro and South Central Bank!
Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM
Location: 1st Floor Mammoth Lobby
Tuesday October 9, 2018
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The 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!
Tuesday October 9, 2018
Live Birds of Prey Show! Happy Fall Break 2018!
Wesselman Woods will present a program on Birds of Prey, including a live Screech Owl and a live Kestrel!     Thank you to our Fall Break Sponsor, South Central Bank!
Time: 2:00PM-3:00PM
Location: 1st Floor Mammoth Lobby
Tuesday October 9, 2018
Historic Coal Mine Tour - The 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!