Upcoming Events

Johnny Carson, Tonight show, Norfolk

Here's Johnny: The Making of The Tonight Show Exhibit

Summer 2017

For the first time ever in Nebraska, come to the Elkhorn Valley Museum in Norfolk to see the special summer exhibition “Here’s Johnny: The Making of The Tonight Show, Starring Johnny Carson.” This exciting exhibit that debuted at the Fullerton Museum in California and traveled to Chicago last year features costumes, stage props, and production materials that bring visitors behind the scenes of Johnny’s Tonight Show. Experience actual items used by Johnny during memorable TV moments and see the work he put in to make them happen. Plus, sit down in a reproduction guest chair for your photo op as a guest on The Tonight Show!

Dederman Cabin & Schoolhouse Open

September 16th, 2pm-4:30pm

Visit EVM’s Dederman Cabin & Dederman Schoolhouse located in Verges Park, directly behind the museum building. Included with Museum Admission.

Heritage Day

September 30th, 11am-3pm

Galleries open 10am-5pm, special exhibitors and activities 11am-3pm.
Explore the cultural fabric of our community! Enjoy living history experiences in the Settler’s Cabin, One-room Schoolhouse and Verges park, craft and activity booths throughout the museum demonstrating skills of the past and today, and more exhibitors that show how the Pioneer Spirit has continued in Nebraska ever since the first wagons rolled across our soil. The mysterious cave in Verges Park will be open to visitors during this event, giving you opportunities to reminisce about the old days and explore!
Check back for more information coming soon.
Free, $4 Suggested Donation