Museum Programs in August

The Grand River Historical Society Museum has a couple of programs scheduled in August.

200 years of Missouri Music – Celebrating the Bicentennial

The Grand River Historical Society Museum will celebrate Missouri’s 200th year as a state with a Musical program entitled “A Retrospective – 200 years of Missouri Music”.  This event will be held in the newly opened Bethel Black History Museum.  It will feature performances by Linda Steward (Dodd), Marylou Vandevender, Jamie Paul, and Danny Batson.  The event includes several styles and types of music from throughout the period.  There is no charge for the program but a free-will donation would be appreciated.  Call the Museum at 660-646-1341 for additional information.

Intro to Weaving 8/21/2021 @ 10:00 am and 1:00 pm

On Saturday, August 21, the Grand River Historical Society Museum will host a special workshop in the Ronald Wilder Traditional Arts Center.  The Fiber Gals local traditional arts/fiber group will offer a class “Intro to Weaving”.  The class will feature an antique barn loom for making rag rugs, a modern 4-harness loom, a Tri Loom, Square Frame Loom, and Rigid Heddle Loom, demonstrating the different dimensions of weaving.  Call the Museum at 660-646-1341 to reserve your space – there is no charge for the class, but a free-will donation would be appreciated.  Bring a brown sack lunch.

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