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  Events on Wednesday, August 06, 2014, Dickson Mounds   

IVAS Lecture Series: Rediscovering Ogden—Fettie - Part Two
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Dr. Michael Wiant of the Illinois State Museum – Dickson Mounds Museum will present the second of a two presentation series titled: “Rediscovering Ogden-Fettie” at the Wednesday, August 6, 2014 meeting of the Illinois Valley Archaeological Society. Find out more ...


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

  Events, Dickson Mounds   

IVAS Lecture Series: Rediscovering Ogden—Fettie - Part Two
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Dr. Michael Wiant of the Illinois State Museum – Dickson Mounds Museum will present the second of a two presentation series titled: “Rediscovering Ogden-Fettie” at the Wednesday, August 6, 2014 meeting of the Illinois Valley Archaeological Society. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, August 07, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be Camouflaged Animals. Find out more ...


Buggy Night!
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, August 09, 2014, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum is hosting a new family program on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. Find out more ...


Nature Trek: Viewing the Night Sky
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM

Dickson Mounds Museum’s next Nature Trek program is “Viewing the Night Sky” on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Find out more ...


Hickory Ridge Concert Series: Dan Zahn and Kate Moretti return to Perform at Dickson Mounds
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, August 16, 2014, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

According to Duke Ellington, "It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing." Dan Zahn and Kate Moretti certainly agree with this! Find out more ...


IVAS Lecture Series
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, September 03, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Dr. Jodie A. O’Gorman, Chairperson of the Department of Anthropology at Michigan State University and current researcher at the Illinois State Museum, will present a talk titled: “Morton Village: New Views on the Intersection of Oneota and Mississippian Worlds” at the Wednesday, September 3, 2014 meeting of the Illinois Valley Archaeological Society. Find out more ...


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

At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be “Upon a Cloudy Sky”. Find out more ...


Nature Trek Series: Telling Time in Ancient North America
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Sunday, September 07, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

In honor of Archaeology Awareness month, and as part of the Museum’s Nature Trek series, Dickson Mounds Museum welcomes William Iseminger and his presentation of Telling Time in Ancient North America on Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Find out more ...


Dickson Mounds Open House & Hickory Ridge 20th Anniversary Festival
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Sunday, September 14, 2014, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Hickory Ridge Concert Series will forgo it’s traditional 3rd Saturday schedule and present an afternoon of live music on Sunday, September the 14, 2014 from 2:00 until 5:00 pm. Find out more ...


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 ...


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 ...


The Old Men Boys at Hickory Ridge
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 7:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Hickory Ridge Concert Series welcomes The Old Men Boys to the stage Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. 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 on Thursday, December 4, 2014, at 9:30 am, the Tot Time topic will be “Games”. 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

At Dickson Mounds on Saturday, December 13, 2014, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm, families may enjoy an evening of storytelling and a behind-the-scenes look at the Museum. Find out more ...


Cowboy Singer at Hickory Ridge
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cowboy singer Bob Bovee returns to the Hickory Ridge Concert Series Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Dickson Mounds Museum. Find out more ...


Illinois Valley Archaeological Society Lecture CANCELLED
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, January 07, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Due to the threat of severe cold weather forecast for Wednesday, January 7, 2015, the monthly IVAS meeting at Dickson Mounds is cancelled. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, January 08, 2015, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, January 8, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be “Magic”. Find out more ...


Kid's Day: Winter in Illinois
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, January 10, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum is hosting a Kid’s Day: Winter in Illinois on Saturday, January 10, 2015, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Find out more ...


Hickory Ridge Concert Series: The Shanites
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, January 17, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Hickory Ridge Concert Series welcomes the return of the driving sounds of “New Irish” music as The Shanites take the stage Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm. This Bloomington based celtic group has been performing around the state creating an atmosphere reminiscent of a party below deck of the Titanic.

In 2001 The Bloomington Pantograph named The Shanties “Best Local Irish Band”. Find out more ...


Winter Gathering
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, January 24, 2015, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Participate in a traditional Native American Winter Gathering. Enjoy a variety of activities and demonstrations, including storytelling, music, group games and dances, doll making, and beading.

Find out more ...


Illinois Valley Archaeological Society Lecture: An Ancient Cemetery on Kingfisher Hill
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, February 04, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Michael Wiant will present a talk titled: “An Ancient Cemetery on Kingfisher Hill” at the Wednesday, February 4, 2015 meeting of the Illinois Valley Archaeological Society. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, February 05, 2015, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, February 5, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. the Tot Time topic will be “Clay Creations”. Find out more ...


Eagle Day Festival
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, February 07, 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family-friendly Eagle Day events will be held at a variety of venues all day in Havana, Lewistown, the Emiquon Preserve, and Dickson Mounds Museum on Saturday, February 7, 2015. Find out more ...


Emiquon Science Conference
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, February 19, 2015, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

CALL FOR ABSTRACT TO EMIQUON SCIENCE 2015: DUE FEBRUARY 4, 2015

The annual Emiquon Science Conference will be held at Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, Illinois February 19th 2015 from 9 a.m. Find out more ...


Weekend Knap-In
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - Sunday, March 01, 2015, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum will host the Second Annual Weekend Knap-In Saturday and Sunday, February 28 and March 1, 2015 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Find out more ...


Artifact Identification Day
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Sunday, March 01, 2015, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum will host the 33rd Annual Artifact Identification Day on Sunday, March 1, 2015 between 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Find out more ...


Illinois Valley Archaeological Society Lecture: The History, Theory, and Application of Carbon 14 Dating
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, March 04, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Dr. Michael Conner, Curator of Archaeology, will present a talk titled: “The History, Theory, and Application of Carbon 14 Dating” at the Wednesday, March 4, 2015 meeting of the Illinois Valley Archaeological Society. Find out more ...


Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Thursday, March 05, 2015, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be “Wild Mammals”. Find out more ...


Kid's Day: Wild about Animals in Illinois
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, March 07, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum is hosting a Kid’s Day: Wild About Animals in Illinois on Saturday, March 7, 2015, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Find out more ...


Dickson Mounds Museum offers Bus Trip: Day of the Drum Festival
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, March 14, 2015, 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM

Participate in a day-long bus trip to Champaign-Urbana for the Day of the Drum Festival at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Find out more ...


Hickory Ridge Concert Series: Filisko and Noden Return to Hickory Ridge
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, March 21, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Hickory Ridge Concert Series welcomes the return of Filisko and Noden with their acoustic blues guitar and harmonica Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm. The blues and roots music duo— Joe Filisko and Eric Noden make an unforgettable impression.

Joe and Eric are expert practitioners of harmonica and guitar styles that defined the blues in its earliest days but are now all too rarely heard. Find out more ...


Illinois Valley Archaeological Society Lecture: Ogden Family Reflections
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Wednesday, April 01, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Marion Ogden, former Fulton County resident, will be sharing his recollections of the Ogden mound at the Wednesday, April 1, 2015 meeting of the Illinois Valley Archaeological Society. The presentation begins at 7:00 p.m. at Dickson Mounds Museum. Find out more ...


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

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