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  Events on Saturday, January 26, 2013, Dickson Mounds   

Winter Gathering
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, January 26, 2013, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 The Dickson Mounds Museum will be hosting a traditional Native American Winter Gathering on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.  The Second Annual Winter Gathering will celebrate, honor, and remember the gifts of our ancestors.  The event will feature a variety of activities and demonstrations, including storytelling, music, group games and dances, and crafts.  Native American vendors will open with morning activities beginning at 10:00 am.  Lunch will be available at the Museum between noon and 2:00 pm followed by drum music marking the opening of the afternoon activities.  Participants will journey to Dorothy’s Grove to honor and remember ancestors and view a special pipe ceremony.   

  • 10:00 a.m.  Morning Activities Begin and Vendors Open
  • 12:00 p.m.  Lunch Available at the Museum
  • 2:00 p.m. Find out more ...


Please note that event dates are subject to change.
To confirm dates, please call the appropriate site.

  Events, Dickson Mounds   

Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, October 02, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be “Cool Cats”. Find out more ...


Federal Duck Stamp Exhibition
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, October 02, 2014 - Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum is pleased to be the host site for the 2014 Federal Duck Stamp exhibit.This exhibit is brought to the area by the Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge, Havana, IL.The exhibit is on display in the museum lobby until October 14, 2014.

 

Jennifer Miller, an artist from Olean, N.Y., is the winner of the 2014 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest. Find out more ...


Rendezvous Encampment
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, October 04, 2014 - Sunday, October 05, 2014, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum will host the annual “Rendezvous at Spoon River” – a living history re-enactment, during the weekends of Spoon River Scenic Drive (October 4, 5, 11, 12, 2014). Find out more ...


Rendezvous Encampment
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - Sunday, October 12, 2014, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum will host the annual “Rendezvous at Spoon River” – a living history re-enactment, during the weekends of Spoon River Scenic Drive (October 4, 5, 11, 12, 2014). Find out more ...


Hickory Ridge Concert Series: Bluegrass and Folk Duo - The Gordons
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, October 18, 2014, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Internationally acclaimed Bluegrass and Folk duo The Gordons return to the Hickory Ridge Concert Series on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Find out more ...


Native American Game Day
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Sunday, October 19, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Dickson Mounds Museum presents Native American Game Day on Sunday, October 19, 2014, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Find out more ...


Goin' Batty!
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Sunday, October 26, 2014, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us as we learn all about bats. Enjoy hands-on activities and crafts. Live bat presentation courtesy of Incredible Bats will begin at 2:00 pm in the Museum's auditorium. Find out more ...


IVAS Lecture Series
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, November 05, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Andrew J. Upton, Doctoral Student, Michigan State University and an R. Bruce McMillan Museum Intern, will present a talk titled: “Technological and Social Dimensions of Late Prehistoric Pottery: A Central Illinois River Valley Case Study” at the Wednesday, November 5, 2014 meeting of the Illinois Valley Archaeological Society. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, November 06, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds Museum on Thursday, November 6, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be "Gobble, Gobble."  

Adults and their tots will have fun exploring, discovering, and learning on the first Thursday of the month from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, November 06, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, November 6, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be “Gobble, Gobble”.  Tots may enjoy hearing the story “Toulouse on the Loose!” written by author Kimberly Thompson. Find out more ...


Kid's Day
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, November 08, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ancient Art in Illinois - Discover the variety of art people created long ago. Enjoy hands-on activities and crafts to take home. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, December 04, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds Museum on Thursday, December 4, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be "Game Day."  

Adults and their tots will have fun exploring, discovering, and learning on the first Thursday of the month from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Find out more ...


Family Night at the Museum
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - Sunday, December 14, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Explore the Museum at night. Then, snuggle up by the "fire" for some good ole' fashioned storytelling by Marilyn A. Find out more ...


Please note that event dates are subject to change.
To confirm dates, please call the appropriate site.

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