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  Events, Dickson Mounds   

Illinois Valley Archaeological Society Lecture Series
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mr. Richard L. Fishel, Senior Research Archaeologist, Illinois State Archaeological Survey, will present a talk titled: “Recent Investigations at a Probable 1820s Potawatomi Winter Homestead along the Spoon River” at the Wednesday, April 2, 2014 meeting of the Illinois Valley Archaeological Society. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, April 03, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds Museum on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be "From Garbage to Art." The program will emphasize the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling garbage. Find out more ...


Museum Movie Matinee—The Indiana Jones Series
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, April 05, 2014, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Enjoy the Indiana Jones movies once a month on a Saturday afternoon January-April in the Museum's auditorium. Find out more ...


Nature Exploration
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Friday, April 18, 2014, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum presents Nature Exploration on Thursday and Friday, April 17 and 18, 2014 for kids ages 9-12 years old. Find out more ...


Hickory Ridge Concert Series: Small Potatoes
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, April 19, 2014, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Award winning folk duo Small Potatoes is known for their outstanding talents as performers, songwriters and instrumentalists. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, May 01, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be “Go Fly a Kite”. Find out more ...


Mother-Daughter Native American Craft Workshop
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Mothers and daughters join us on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. for a special afternoon of learning about Native American beading/weaving. Find out more ...


Hickory Ridge Concert Series: Sparky and Rhonda Rucker return to Hickory Ridge
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, May 17, 2014, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Historical folk musicians Sparky and Rhonda Rucker bring the songs of the American struggle for democracy to life in their performances. Find out more ...


Nature Track: Mound Survey
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, May 24, 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The most obvious evidence of the prehistoric past of the area is manifest by earthworks built for a variety of purposes. Find out more ...


A Taste of Archaeology for Adults
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - Thursday, June 05, 2014, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Ever dreamed of a career as an Archaeologist? Do you consider yourself an amateur Archaeologist? Work alongside archaeologists and gain insight into this profession. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, June 05, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds Museum on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be "Pirate Tales."  

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 ...


Father-Son Atlatl Creations
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, June 07, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Fathers and sons join us for an afternoon of making your own atlatls, commonly known as spear throwers. Find out more ...


A Taste of Archaeology for Teens
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Thursday, June 12, 2014, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Gain experience as a young archaeologist. Work alongside professional archaeologists. Participate in an excavation, discover artifacts, and learn how to identify, clean, organize, and sort your finds. Find out more ...


Summer Fun Fridays!
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Friday, June 13, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us every Friday at Dickson Mounds Museum from June 13 - July 25 for mini-adventures, hands-on activities, and fun while learning about science in the world around us. Find out more ...


More than Bows-n-Arrows
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Sunday, June 15, 2014, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for this annual Father’s Day event. Enjoy hands-on activities and demonstrations of life-sustaining skills used by ancient Native Americans. Find out more ...


Nature Adventure for Kids
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - Thursday, June 19, 2014, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Experience the Illinois River Valley. Participants may hike, canoe, bird watch, fish, collect water samples and work in a biological laboratory. Find out more ...


Summer Fun Fridays!
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Friday, June 20, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us every Friday at Dickson Mounds Museum from June 13 - July 25 for mini-adventures, hands-on activities, and fun while learning about science in the world around us. Find out more ...


Celebrate the Summer Solstice
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, June 21, 2014, 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM

Join us as we welcome the longest day of the year. We’ll watch the sunrise, enjoy a bonfire and live music as we learn about how past and present people around the world recognized the significance of the position of the sun at particular times of the year. Find out more ...


Nature Explorers Camp for Kids
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - Thursday, June 26, 2014, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Explore the past and the present in the Illinois River Valley. Learn how people lived in this area and utilized its resources over thousands of years. Find out more ...


Summer Fun Fridays!
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Friday, June 27, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us every Friday at Dickson Mounds Museum from June 13 - July 25 for mini-adventures, hands-on activities, and fun while learning about science in the world around us. Find out more ...


Nature Track: Geology Tour
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, June 28, 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Learn about the geology of the Lewistown-Havana area, and how the Illinois River Valley was formed. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, July 03, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds Museum on Thursday, July 3, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be "Something is Fishy."  

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 ...


Summer Fun Fridays!
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Friday, July 11, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us every Friday at Dickson Mounds Museum from June 13 - July 25 for mini-adventures, hands-on activities, and fun while learning about science in the world around us. Find out more ...


Nature Track: Experience a Voyageur Canoe
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, July 12, 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us and bring your friends because we’ll need a lot of people to paddle a 28 and 34 foot voyageur canoe! Find out more ...


Summer Fun Fridays!
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us every Friday at Dickson Mounds Museum from June 13 - July 25 for mini-adventures, hands-on activities, and fun while learning about science in the world around us. Find out more ...


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

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