The Dubois County Museum is excited to bring you their annual Fall Family Harvest Day at the museum at 2704 N. Newton Street in Jasper on Sunday, October 15, from 1-4pm. Come check out all the fun activities and foods to enjoy while at the museum. The line-up of activities included shucking, shelling and grinding of corn using the antique hand tools, check out the molasses making and sampling, see the tombstones being restored using historic methods, learn about antique corn and grain harvesting equipment from knowledgeable people, see honey extracting and have a sweet taste, play some old time games and made some crafts, listen to the Patoka Valley Strummers playing on the log house porch, enjoy some homemade ice cream, follow a rug being made on a loom, see the museum’s model trains, hear about furs and hides, kids can enjoy a pony ride, pet the alpacas, enjoy some fresh pressed apple cider, learn about blacksmithing and watch some log splitting. Most activities are held inside the museum.
Admission will be charged. Costs are $5 per adults, $3 for high school students, $2 for middle and grade school students, those 4 and under are free and museum members are also admitted free.
About the museum
The museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m.-2:00pm, Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-4:00pm and Sunday 1:00-4:00pm. Closed on Monday.
Admission of $5 per adult, $3 for high school students, and $2 for middle and elementary students is charged. Visitors four and under are free. Those holding a current Dubois County Museum Membership are granted free admission.
The Dubois County Museum is a local nonprofit organization committed to the collection, preservation and interpretation of historical artifacts and information important to the citizens of the county. Museum operations are funded by annual memberships, admissions, donations and gifts from visitors, area residents and businesses. It is operated entirely by volunteers. It is located in Jasper at 2704 N. Newton Street (US231). Call (812) 634-7733. Please allow two hours to view exhibits.
Visit the museum web site at www.duboiscountymuseum.org. Follow on Facebook and Twitter.