Come be a part of the newest thing at your Museum!
TEACHING PIONEER WAYS TO LITTLE PIONEERS for children 10 and under Monthly Activities Weekly Summer Program
**CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT**
COST $3 per child (for admission & materials) free for 1 accompanying adult* (*except for Campfire Evening) (adult & child may tour the grounds after activity at no extra charge)
WHERE grounds of Pioneer Museum 325 W Main
WHEN (most activities) 10 am see dates below *Accompanying Adults must remain with Children"
January 18, 2020
Wax and Wicks: Hand-Dipped Candles! Choose your own colorful design and dip to your heart's content! Then, take home your creation and light your home with a rainbow of hand-dipped beauty!
February 15, 2020
Bread & Butter from Scratch! Come and knead the dough, shape the bun, and churn the butter for your own mid-morning snack! Everything tastes better if you've worked hard to make it yourself!
March 9 thru 14
Spring Break at the Pioneer Museum! A full week of living history, hands-on crafting, games and toys from pioneer days, storytelling and sing-alongs. Rope making, a chuck wagon, corn husk and knot doll making, and living history presenters full of personality! Don't miss this huge event!
April 11, 2020
Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Children 10 and under can bring a basket and fill it with eggs. Separate age group areas. Big prize baskets for Golden Egg Finders. .Face-painting and refreshments after the hunt.
May 16, 2020
Weaving Loom-inous Beauty!! "Spin" on by, and see if you have a "heddle" for weaving! Watch the process from carded wool to beautiful scarf. "Wool" you be the best weaver? Let's find out!
6/4 Beading 6/11 Build a Log Cabin! 6/18 Bow and Arrow Hunt 6/25 Petting Zoo
July 2020 * activities have been changed due to increased restrictions for masking and distancing
7/9 Weaving 7/16 A terrifically fun hands-on make-and-take activity 7/23 A happy times hands-on make-and-take activity 7/30 Old Fashioned Ice Cream Making
No scheduled activities. Come visit the museum before Back to School!
September 19, 2020
A Patchwork Project! Try your hand at piecing and quilting your own miniature quilt! Lots of beautiful quilts on display, and helpful quilters to show the old ways and the new.
October 17, 2020
Forge Your Own Way! An event held in our own blacksmith shop. Trained blacksmiths will teach children about the history of the craft, and then help the kids forge something special of their very own creation. (Safety first! Please wear long pants and closed-toed shoes.)
November 21, 2020
Campfire Evening! A cozy campfire, a funny storyteller, roasting marshmallows and singing those classic campfire songs. Fun for the whole family!
December 5, 2020
Kinderfest! A wonderful tradition for children 10 and under. Bring a stocking, enjoy music, story, crafts, and refreshments. Take a picture with Santa! Leave with a stocking full of goodies!