Did you know the Great Lakes hold 20% of the Earth’s fresh water? Join us for a special showing of Great Lakes Small Streams: How Water Shapes Wisconsin, a traveling exhibit presented by the Wisconsin Historical Society. This 16 panel exhibit explores our state’s long relationship with water and the impact we have had on our vast waterways.
The West Bend High School Band preforms in the Old Courtroom.
The Junior Girl Scouts are called to the scene of a robbery at the Old Courthouse Museum. Complete activities and put the clues together to discovery who the culprit is!
-Dust for Fingerprints
-Collect Trace Evidence
Who: Junior Girl Scouts (grades 4 & 5)
Where: Old Courthouse Museum, 320 S. 5th Avenue, West Bend 53095
Fee: $9.00/Girl Scout or adult. Cash, check, or credit cards. Due to limited space, only registered Junior Girl Scouts may participate.
REGISTRATION and PAYMENT REQUIRED by February 23, 2018. Each Girl Scout must be registered by a parent or guardian. Troop leaders may attend for no charge but, please, no additional parents. Badges not included.
Contact Tori (262) 335-4678 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Before plastic film and digital storage, glass was used to capture images. Visit the History Center and see a selection of glass plate negatives and their printed images from the Research Center and Archives Collection. Also on exhibit will be our 1908 studio camera and a selection of equipment used for taking glass negatives. Free with regular museum admission.
Mike Mattek will be teaching brief introductory lessons on the Waltz, Tango, Charleston, Mambo, and Samba to help you get on the dance floor. A wide variety of ballroom dance music will be played for general dancing.
Sunday, March 11, 2018
1:00 –4:00 Workshop/Free Dance & Tea – $20
2:00 – 4:00 Free Dance and Tea Only – $15
Advance Reservations Appreciated
All Proceeds Benefit the History Center Washington County
Dig out your family treasures, dust them off, and bring them to Show ‘n’ Tell with Mike Paul. Mike Paul is a professional appraiser and auctioneer of Paul Auction Company, Inc. in Kewaskum.
Mike will share his incredible knowledge of antiques with the audience as he examines each piece.
Even if you don’t have anything to share, this evening is fun & informative.
$5.00/non-member. Free/WCHS Member. Please, only ONE ITEM per person.
Don’t have an item? There’s no charge to watch.
Over 122,000 Wisconsin men and women served on land, sea and in the air during WWI. WWI Beyond the Trenches, a traveling exhibit from the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, features an up close and personal look at the Great War through the eyes of Wisconsin veterans using photographs and first person accounts. This special exhibit is free with museum admission.