Calendar

May
9
Thu
Bobbins & Pins Lace Makers
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Bobbins & Pins Lace Makers

Siouxland Heritage Museums Alliance Board
May 9 @ 5:30 pm
Siouxland Heritage Museums Volunteer Appreciation Banquet
May 9 @ 6:00 pm
May
16
Thu
Kids Activity Day: Catch Some Rays!
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

 

Kids Activity DayKids Activity Day
Catch Some Rays!

Design your own suncatcher.

Learn about history and make your own crafts to take home! Call to register in advance. Kids Activity Day is free. Children will be given the opportunity to make a craft while learning about history.  The program has two sessions; the morning session is from 9 to 11 a.m., afternoon sessions from 1-2:30 p.m., and creative learning programs run every 15 minutes throughout the sessions.

Kid’s Activity Day is a make and take craft program offered year around on the third Thursday of every month at the Old Courthouse Museum.  Children 3-12 are invited to participate.  Please register by calling (605) 367-4210 or email museum@minnehahacounty.org

 

Kids Activity Day: Catch Some Rays!
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

 

Kids Activity DayKids Activity Day
Catch Some Rays!

Design your own suncatcher.

Learn about history and make your own crafts to take home! Call to register in advance. Kids Activity Day is free. Children will be given the opportunity to make a craft while learning about history.  The program has two sessions; the morning session is from 9 to 11 a.m., afternoon sessions from 1-2:30 p.m., and creative learning programs run every 15 minutes throughout the sessions.

Kid’s Activity Day is a make and take craft program offered year around on the third Thursday of every month at the Old Courthouse Museum.  Children 3-12 are invited to participate.  Please register by calling (605) 367-4210 or email museum@minnehahacounty.org

 

Minnehaha County Historical Society
May 16 @ 7:00 pm
May
21
Tue
Rosemaling Demonstration @ Old Courthouse Museum
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Rosemaling

 

Rosemaling Demonstrations at the Old Courthouse Museum

Learn the Norwegian art of Rosemaling (or decorative painting) by watching Eileen Halverson demonstrate at the Old Courthouse Museum on May 21st and June 18th from 1-4 p.m. Stop in any time during the demonstration to observe or ask questions.

 

May
27
Mon
Museums Closed for Memorial Day
May 27 all-day
May
29
Wed
Victorian Tea Party @ Pettigrew Home & Museum
May 29 @ 2:00 pm

Victorian Tea

The Pettigrew Home and Museum will host a Victorian Tea Party on Wednesday, May 29th at 2 p.m.  In this free adult program, follow the history of tea while enjoying tea and snacks in the Victorian atmosphere of the Pettigrew Home.  Space is limited, call (605) 367-7097 to register.

May
30
Thu
Starlab
May 30 @ 1:00 pm

StarlabStarlab Inflatable Planetarium

Discover the night sky, explore the constellations!  $2 per person. Ages 5 and up only. Groups of 8 or more please register. Starlab is a portable planetarium which allows indoor simulation of stars and constellations in the night sky and is for both children over 5 and adults.  Children attending should be comfortable in the dark. Please register groups of 8 or more by calling 367-4210 or email museum@minnehahacounty.org. Starlab begins promptly at the beginning of the hour, please arrive 10-15 before the hour to purchase tickets. Special group sessions are available at other times.  Please call for additional information.