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  Events on Sunday, October 14, 2012, Dickson Mounds   

Rendezvous at Spoon River Encampment
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, October 13, 2012 - Sunday, October 14, 2012, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Dickson Mounds Museum will host the annual “Rendezvous at Spoon River” – a living history re-enactment, during October 6, 7, 13, 14, 2012 of the Spoon River Scenic Drive weekends.  Members of the Mackinaw Valley Longrifles Association will be on hand to teach the public about the lifestyles, survival skills, and rich cultural history of Illinois 18th and 19th century inhabitants.
 
The public is invited to visit their primitive encampment on the museum grounds and engage in blanket trading and knife-hawk throwing; view demonstrations of wooden spoon carving, fiber arts, and much more.  The event is open to the public from 8:30 am - 5:00 p.m. Find out more ...


Second Sunday Science Lecture Series: Where Are the Ducks?
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Sunday, October 14, 2012, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Aaron Yetter, Illinois Natural History Survey, Forbes Biological Station, will present a lecture titled: “Aerial Waterfowl Surveys and Ecology and Management of Fall-Migrating Mallards in the Illinois Valley” at Dickson Mounds Museum on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.  This is an opportunity for those interested in duck migration to learn more about the subject.  Yetter’s presentation is part of the Second Sunday Science Lecture Series, which is co-hosted by the University of Illinois-Therkildsen Field Station and Dickson Mounds Museum. 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, 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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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

Activities include art and poetry competitions, crafts for kids, live raptor programs, and bird watching. Find out more ...


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

The public is welcome to view flintknapping demonstrations during the Museum's Second Annual Weekend Knap-In. Find out more ...


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

Museum staff and other experts will be available to identify your artifacts, rocks, fossils, animal bones, and perhaps anything else you may be curious about. 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

Learn about various animals. Peoria Park District ZooMobile program featuring live animals at 2:00 p.m. 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 ...


Bird Watching at Emiquon
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Saturday, April 04, 2015, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Meet at the Emiquon Wetland Observatory for a morning of bird watching. Novice and seasoned birders are welcomed. Find out more ...


Ben's Bubble Show
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us for this unique form of family entertainment. See Ben use his bare hands to create beautiful, humorous, and mind boggling soap bubble sculptures. Find out more ...


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

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