Many events to take place at the Dubois County Museum as they Celebrate 20 Years!

Jasper – (NNDC)

The Dubois County Museum is celebrating their 20th birthday in a big way! On Sunday, August 11, 10:00am to 4pm EST, the Museum is gearing up to host a birthday party inside the museum and a Car Show outside in the shady, grassy park to the east of the museum.
The Car Show will be held rain or shine.

Registration the day of the show will be $15 per vehicle. Registration will be held from 9:00 to noon. Dash plaques to first 50 cars registered will be given, and awards for Best of Show, Club participation, and Top 25 will be announced at 2:30pm. Judging begins at noon. In addition, door prize drawings will be held. Special prizes will be given away through a Silent Auction. A concession stand will be available starting at 10:00am outside with the show. It will have hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, brats, chips, sweets, and drinks available.

Birthday activities will be held from 1-4pm inside the museum. Music, ice cream, cake, decorate your own cupcake, Clowns: Balloon Animals and Face Painting by Ruth, a petting zoo that features baby animals from Schnell Farm in Celestine, crafts and activities for the kids, a scavenger hunt, and a “Are You Smarter than a 4th Grader” quiz will test your knowledge of Indiana.

Notable Museum volunteers will be available to give insightful information on the expansive museum displays. Visit volunteers Tom Kellams in the Wildlife Room, Melvin Meyer with Meyer Planing Mill, Junie Himsel in the Village, Greg Eckerle in Sports, Bill Weikert in the Military, Tom Schum with the mural, Janet Kluemper in the German Area, Fred Hollinden in Farm Machinery, Arnie Mehringer in County History, Kathy Tretter in newspaper area and Mike Lindauer with farm machinery and more throughout the museum.

Special discounted admission price to enter the museum for this birthday celebration will be $2 for adults and $1 for students this day.

As always, Museum 2019 Members will be admitted free.

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