DEADWOOD – In celebration of Mother's Day, Deadwood History is offering free tours of the Days of '76 Museum and the Historic Adams House to all mothers on Sunday, May 12, 2013. For more information call the Days of '76 Museum at 605-578-1657 or the Adams House at 605-578-3724.
Deadwood, SD – The Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC) is hosting free disaster preparedness planning and response training workshops from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 22-23, 2013 in Deadwood. Staff and volunteers from all area museums, libraries, archives and other collecting institutions are invited to register for the workshops sponsored by the Dakota Collections Care Initiative (DCCI). The HARCC is located at 150 Sherman Street, Deadwood.
DEADWOOD – The Adams Museum, Days of '76 Museum and Historic Adams House will begin summer hours from May 1 through September 30, 2013. Summer hours at all three museums are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., daily.
DEADWOOD – Deadwood History will host a garden workshop with Master Gardener Cathie Draine at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC) on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon. The event is wheelchair accessible, and admission is $5 members, $10 for non-members. Light snacks will be provided. Call Rose at 605-722-4800 for reservations. The HARCC is located at 150 Sherman Street, Deadwood.
Arbor Day is being celebrated on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Days of '76 Museum grounds. More than 100 third- and fourth-grade Lead-Deadwood Elementary School students will rolling up their sleeves, dig in the dirt and spruce up the grounds of the all-new Days of '76 Museum. Residents of the northern Black Hills are invited to join in the fun. Sponsored by the Deadwood Tree Board and the Lead-Deadwood Area Lions Club.
DEADWOOD – In honor of W.E. Adams' beloved dog Patsy, and to benefit the Twin City Animal Shelter, Deadwood History's Historic Adams House will host Patsy's Day on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Visitors donating pet food or any products for the shelter will receive a free tour of the beautifully restored 1892 Queen-Anne style Victorian mansion. Tours are given on a first come, first served basis, departing every hour from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, please call (605) 578-3724.
DEADWOOD – The Romance and Reality of Deadwood's past will be the focus of a two-day academic summer camp to be held May 30 and 31, 2013, and sponsored by Black Hills State University (BHSU). It is open to students, entering 8th grade or higher, and their parents (or grandparents). The camp will be led by Dr. David Wolff, BHSU professor of history and dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and Kelly Kirk, BHSU instructor of history.
DEADWOOD – Deadwood History and the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission will host a lecture by Jeff Jacobsen, at 12:00 noon on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Jacobsen will talk about the history of Sitting Bull Silver Mine at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC), 150 Sherman Street, Deadwood. The event is wheelchair accessible. Please feel free to bring your lunch.
DEADWOOD – The Adams Museum, Days of '76 Museum, and Historic Adams House will begin spring hours on Monday, April 1, 2013. Spring hours at all three museums are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Saturday. The last tour of the day at the Historic Adams House is 4:00 p.m.
DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. is hosting a spring cleaning auction on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Deadwood Pavilion, 767 Main St., Deadwood. Sale items include office equipment and furniture, lighting, kitchen items, Homestake literature, display cases and much more. NO artifacts are being sold. For more information, call Mary at 605-722-4800. All proceeds benefit Deadwood History, a non-profit organization.
Special thanks to Dakota Plains Auctions and the Deadwood Chamber of Commerce.