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  Events on Sunday, June 16, 2013, Dickson Mounds   

More than Bows-n-Arrows
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Sunday, June 16, 2013, 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 ...


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

  Events, Dickson Mounds   

Kid's Day — Mother's Day Gift Ideas
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, May 02, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dads, bring the kids by to create a special gift for Mom, such as pottery, hair pieces, and jewelry. Find out more ...


Illinois Valley Archaeological Society Lecture
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, May 06, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Dr. Thomas J. Loebel, Illinois State Archaeological Survey, will present a talk titled “The Secret Lives of Paleoindians: Ice Age Social and Ritual Systems in the Western Great Lakes” at the Wednesday, May 6, 2015, meeting of the Illinois Valley Archaeological Society. The presentation begins at 7:00 p.m. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, May 07, 2015, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, May 7, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be Dinosaurs. Find out more ...


Nature Trek: Mound Survey
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, May 16, 2015, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum is hosting a Mound Survey as part of the Nature Trek series on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. Find out more ...


Hickory Ridge Concert Series: Hickory Grove Bluegrass Band
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, May 16, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Hickory Ridge Concert Series welcomes the Hickory Grove Bluegrass Band to our stage on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm. Hickory Grove is a new, local bluegrass and gospel group from Central Illinois featuring not only the traditional bluegrass instrumentation of Guitar, Banjo bass and fiddle, but also an accordion.

The group has been performing for the past several years in regional nursing homes and churches and entertains at clubs/groups/bistros and is the host band for Lloyd Loar's Hometown Bluegrass Festival, Lewistown, IL. Find out more ...


Edgar Lee Masters Program Series: The Small-Town Experience in Spoon River Anthology
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Sunday, May 17, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum is hosting a lecture, “The Small Town Experience in Spoon River Anthology”, as part of the 100th Anniversary of the Spoon River Anthology program series, on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Find out more ...


A Taste of Archaeology for Adults 101
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - Friday, May 22, 2015, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Work alongside archaeologists and gain insight into this profession. Participate in an excavation, discover artifacts, and learn how to identify, clean, organize, and sort your finds. Find out more ...


A Taste of Archaeology for Adults 102
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - Friday, May 29, 2015, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Participation in the previous week’s camp or in the camps held at Dickson Mounds in 2013-2014 is a pre-requisite. Find out more ...


A Taste of Archaeology for Teens
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - Thursday, June 04, 2015, 8:30 AM - 4:00 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 ...


IVAS Lecture: Ancient Buried Cities in Illinois: Recent Excavations at Meredosia and East St. Louis
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, June 03, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Brad H. Koldehoff, Chief Archaeologist at the Illinois Department of Transportation and a research associate at the Illinois State Museum and Illinois State Archaeological Survey, will present the talk “Ancient Buried Cities in Illinois: Recent Excavations at Meredosia and East St. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, June 04, 2015, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time program will be “Tunes for Tots”. Find out more ...


Edgar Lee Masters Program Series: Understanding Illinois Burial Grounds and Cemeteries
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Event Location:
Oak Hill Cemetery, Lewistown, IL

Cemeteries are places with specific above ground visual and material features including graves, grave markers, landscaping, fences, and a recognizable spatial arrangement. Find out more ...


Nature Adventure Camp for Kids!
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - Thursday, June 18, 2015, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Experience the Illinois River Valley. Participants may hike, canoe, bird watch, collect water samples, and learn how ancient and historic people used the resources of the land to survive. Find out more ...


Hickory Ridge Concert Series: Ruth and Max Bloomquist
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, June 20, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Hickory Ridge Concert Series is pleased to welcome Ruth and Max Bloomquist to the Dickson Mounds Museum stage on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 7:00 pm.

Ruth and Max Bloomquist have been making music together since they met in 1975 and discovered their shared love not only for each other, but for music and songs made with acoustic instruments and featuring lyrics from the heart. Find out more ...


Celebrate the Summer Solstice
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Sunday, June 21, 2015, 6:00 AM - 6:30 AM

Join us (5AM-6:30AM) as we welcome the beginning of summer. We’ll watch the sunrise and enjoy a bonfire and live music by New Age musician Paul Adams, 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
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - Thursday, June 25, 2015, 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 ...


Nature Trek: Geology Tour
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, June 27, 2015, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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 02, 2015, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, July 2, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be Fun Fish.

Admission is free and registration is not required. Find out more ...


Nature Trek: Experience a Voyageur Canoe
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, July 11, 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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 ...


Edgar Lee Masters Program Series: Love, Itself
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Friday, July 17, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Event Location:
Dickson Mounds Museum Outdoor Stage

Fulton County Playhouse Performance: Love, Itself 

Join us for the Fulton County Playhouse’s performance of Love, Itself. Find out more ...


Edgar Lee Masters Program Series: Love, Itself
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, July 18, 2015 - Sunday, July 19, 2015, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Event Location:
Dickson Mounds Museum Outdoor Stage

Playhouse Performance: Love, Itself 

Join us for the Fulton County Playhouse’s performance of Love, Itself. Find out more ...


Hickory Ridge Concert Series: The Sweet Potatoes
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, July 18, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Hickory Ridge Concert Series is pleased to welcome The Sweet Potatoes to the Dickson Mounds Museum stage on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 7:00 pm.

The Sweet Potatoes come out of Southern California to dish up their own unique blend of country, folk and homespun Americana. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, August 06, 2015, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, August 6, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be 4-H's Animal Friends.

Admission is free and registration is not required. Find out more ...


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

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