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Thursday September 20, 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 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Thursday September 20, 2018
Voices of Elmwood 2018 - Tickets now on sale at www.owensborotickets.com!
The eleventh annual Voices of Elmwood, sponsored by Dahl and Groetzinger, will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, beginning the evening of September 20, 2018 and will run for a total of nine evenings in September and October. Ten local actors in period costumes will share the story of a person from Owensboro’s past. Wagon rides will leave every thirty minutes each evening and stop for each actor's presentation. Tent shows, perfect for large church groups, supper clubs, tour buses or patrons preferring not to ride in the wagons, will be offered on October 4th, 5th and 6th, and will begin at 6:00 p.m.   Tickets are $18 per person, plus processing fees, and can be ordered via owensborotickets.com. Groups of ten or more will receive a 10% discount. The tours last about an hour and are not recommended for children under twelve years of age. Patrons should arrive fifteen minutes prior to their wagon's departure time or tent show performance. Over seventy-five community volunteers help create and present Voices of Elmwood, which is hosted by Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery, located at 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42303.  
Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery - 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303