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Thursday, 29 September 2016 07:18

Mad Science PJ Party at the Days of ‘76 Museum

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. will host a Mad Science PJ Party at the Days of ‘76 Museum on Friday, October 7, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The PJ Party is $6 for members and $11 for non-members. The party is suggested for students in grades K-2. Call Shantel Pettit, Education Director, at 605-578-1657 for reservations. Reservations are required.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. and the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission will host a presentation by South Dakota historian Robert Kolbe at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, 2016, 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 – Deadwood History, Inc. and Black Hills Paranormal Investigations (BHPI) will host Paranormal Investigation Tours of the Historic Adams House on October 14 and 15, and October 21 and 22, 2016, at the historic home located at 22 Van Buren Street, Deadwood. Visitors will participate in a real paranormal investigation with professional paranormal researchers. Tours are offered at 6:00, 7:30, 9:00, and 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 for members, $35 for non-members and the price includes a t-shirt. You must be at least 12 years old to participate. Ages 12 – 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Psychic readings with Melissa Teel-Hartman will be available following each tour in the gentlemen’s smoking room for $20 per person. Must be an adult to participate and limited to eight people per session. Reservations are required; please call 605-578-3724.

Thursday, 22 September 2016 06:52

Fall and Winter Hours for Deadwood History, Inc.

DEADWOOD – Beginning October 1, 2016, Deadwood History’s Adams Museum, Days of ‘76 Museum, and Historic Adams House will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday through October 2016. The museums are closed on Mondays. Winter hours will begin in November with the Adams Museum and Days of ‘76 Museum open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. Closed Mondays and winter holidays. The Historic Adams House will be closed November through March, but will open for group tours with advance reservations.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History will host the One Book South Dakota Program featuring Some Luck by Jane Smiley at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2016. The discussion will be led by Dr. Joanna Jones at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC), 150 Sherman Street, Deadwood. Refreshments will be served. Advanced reservations are encouraged; please call 605-722-4800. Admission is by donation.

Deadwood—Deadwood History (Adams Museum, Days of ’76 Museum, and the Historic Adams House) will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 24, 2016, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s twelfth annual Museum Day Live! On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. will host a Paper Marbling Family Workshop at the Days of ‘76 Museum on Saturday, September 17, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The workshop is $10 for member families and $15 for non-member families. The workshop is suggested for families with students in grades K-6. Call Shantel Pettit, Education Director, at 605-578-1657 for reservations or more information. Reservations are required.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 06:34

Preservation Thursday: Theodore Roosevelt

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. and the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission will host a presentation by Arch Ellwein, South Dakota Humanities Council Speakers’ Bureau Scholar. Ellwein will present a program about Theodore Roosevelt’s life, set in 1911, at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2016, 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.

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 07:04

Caring for your Heirlooms Part II at the HARCC

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. (DHI) will offer a second collections care workshop, Caring for your Heirlooms Part II, on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center. The workshop is free and open to the public. Advanced reservations are required, please call 605-722-4800.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. announces the public opening of the carriage exhibit, Deadwood: A Story of Movement and Change at the Days of ‘76 Museum on Saturday, September 10, 2016. The museum is open daily in September from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.