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Events

August 30, 2015 5:30 p.m.
Third Annual Mystery at the Museum

Help solve a mystery at the Lac qui Parle Museum.  Start with a supper of BBQ ribs and baby red potatoes at the VFW at5:30 p.m., then adjourn to the museum to help solve a troublesome mystery.

The museum curator is missing!  There are signs of a scuffle in the museum.  A note, written in the curator’s handwriting, is found on her desk which suggests she may have been kidnapped.  Why would she write her own ransom note?  Was she force to write it?

The evening ends with dessert and coffee, when prizes will be awarded to the most clever sleuths.

Tickets are $15.00, or $12.00 for museum members.  Tickets available at KLQP Radio in Madison, Tim’s Food Pride in Dawson, at the museum.

Supplemental funds applied for through Thrivent Financial Action Team.

July 26, 2015 4:00p.m.
Heritage Day & Picnic – “The Story of Robert Bly”

Each year we celebrate our community with Heritage Day. Past themes have included our various ethnic cultures, local inventors, local veterans, and pioneer life. This year we present “The Story of Robert Bly” with speaker Dr. David Pichaske, author, professor and photographer. Come out to learn more about the Lac qui Parle native and first Minnesota Poet Laureate, and see his study which is preserved on the grounds of the museum. An old-fashioned Pot Luck Supper will follow the program. Plates and utensils will be provided.

November 1, 2015 Annual Meeting & Program & Quilt Show.

Come join the fun at our annual meeting and see how we are doing and then enjoy the program and view the different quilts that we have.

December 6, 2015 Christmas Program & Decorating Contest.

Christmas time is always a fun time of year.  Come view the museum and vote for the decorated exhibit you like the best, then relax and enjoy the Christmas program.