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
Mon Aug 5: Dawson Club meets at the Normal School Museum, 10 a.m.
Thurs Aug 8: Genealogy class† meets at the Normal School Museum, 10:00 a.m. Blaine Hedberg of the Westby Area Historical Society will present a program on Norwegian immigration.
Aug 16–18: VCHS at Wild West Days! Come visit our display.
Fri Aug 23: Pork Chop Dinner fundraiser, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sherry-Butt House.
Menu includes: pork chops, baked potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw,
applesauce, rolls and dessert — all for only $10!
September 2019: Autumn hours begin at the Normal School Museum: Open Monday to Friday, noon to 4 p.m.
Mon Sept 2: Sherry-Butt House open from 1 to 5 p.m., last regular day of the season. Call Donna Knower at 648-3597 if you want to schedule a tour in the fall.
Tues Sept 10: VCHS program at the Normal School Museum, 7 p.m.
“Giant Steps for Vernon County” celebrating the 50th anniversary
of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Weds Sept 11: Vernon County Fair opens! Come visit our booth at the Fair.
Thurs Sept 12: Genealogy class† meets at the Normal School Museum, 10:00 a.m. Karen Sherry will lead the class in writing our own stories for the future generations.
Sun Sept 15: Vernon County Fair closes.
Sat Sept 28: Retreat World’s Fair Centennial.
Weds Oct 2: Driftless Area Heritage Group meets at the Normal School Museum, 11:30 a.m. Potluck followed by a group discussion.
Sat Oct 5: Grill-out at Nelson's Agricenter in Viroqua, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Serving pulled pork sandwiches, hamburgers, bratwurst.
Tues Oct 8: VCHS program at Old St. Mary's Church, 7 p.m. The Music and Life of Ethel Lerum with music by Kickapoo Joy Juice
Thurs Oct 10: Genealogy class† meets at the Normal School Museum, 10:00 a.m. Webinar.
Sat Oct 12: Free screening of documentary on rural schools, “Jerry Apps: One Room School,” 4:00 p.m. at the Temple Theater.
† All genealogy classes are $5 for non-members, free for members. Renew your membership today!