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Tuesday October 8, 2019
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 31, 2019!  
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Tuesday October 8, 2019
Kids in the Kitchen! Make and Sample Nutritious Snacks for the Whole Family
Join our amazing Kids in the Kitchen volunteers from the Junior League of Owensboro, Inc., and prepare nutritious snacks with them! This Tuesday's event will feature "BOOnanas for Snacks" and other fun Halloween crafts and treats!     Thank you Junior League of Owensboro, Inc.!
Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM
Location: Museum's Mammoth Lobby
Tuesday October 8, 2019
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!