All dates and programs are subject to change. Weather cancellations are announced on WVRQ and on our Facebook page. Please call ahead if in doubt
August 1: Summer hours continue at the Normal School Museum: Open noon to 4 p.m., Monday – Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Mon Aug 7: Dawson Club meets at the Normal School Museum, 10:00 a.m.
Thurs Aug 10: Genealogy class† meets at the Normal School Museum at 10 a.m. “Searching digital newspapers online”, with student teacher Karen Sherry.
Tues Aug 22: A Picnic In The Past, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sherry-Butt House.
Fri Aug 25: Pork Chop Dinner fundraiser, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sherry-Butt House.
September 1: Fall hours begin at the Normal School Museum: Open noon to 4 p.m., Monday – Friday
Mon Sept 4: Last day that the Sherry-Butt House is open to the public in 2017 except by appointment and on Saturday, Oct.21
Tues Sept 5: VCHS program at the museum, 7 p.m.
“A Story of Citizen Activism in the 1990’s: Citizens United Against Low
Level Flights”, presented by local author Marilyn Leys.
Wed Sept 13: Vernon County Fair opens! Come visit our booth at the Fair.
Sun Sept 17: Vernon County Fair closes.
Thurs Sept 28: Genealogy class† meets at the Normal School Museum at 10 a.m.
“Norwegian Genealogy”, with guest teacher Liv Marit Haakenstad.
(Note this is the fourth Thursday, not our usual second Thursday.)
Tues Oct 3: VCHS program at the museum, 7 p.m.
“From Norway to the New World: the Immigrant Experience”
presented by Liv Marit Haakenstad, Norwegian genealogist and author.
Weds Oct 4: Driftless Area Heritage Group meets Normal School Museum, 11:30 a.m.
Thurs Oct 12: Genealogy class† meets at the Normal School Museum at 10 a.m. “Czech Genealogy”, with guest teacher Betty Havlik.
Fri Oct 20: Museum closed so staff can attend the WHS convention.
Oct 20–21: Wisconsin Historical Society convention in La Crosse.
Sat Oct 21: Museum and Sherry-Butt House open 1 to 5 p.m.
† All genealogy classes are $5 for non-members, free for members. Renew your membership today!