Calendar

Medicine of the Lewis & Clark Expedition

August 15, 2019  |  6:30PM

Join Red Road Herbs’ Rachel Liester in a hands-on exploration of the medicinal uses of plants during the Lewis & Clark Expedition.

$10 | $6 members

Museum Jr. Storytelling

August 21, 2019  |  10:30-11:15AM

EVM’s youngest visitors enjoy lively readings of children’s books that reinforce historical people, places, and objects. Each session meets in the Lueshen Bird Library and includes a make-and-take craft for an interactive connection to the stories. This is a free program, recommended for children ages 2-6 and their families!

EXTRAORDINARY! Summer Speaker Series- Making History: The Chronicles of Cora Beels

August 24, 2019  |  1:00PM

EVM’s EXTRAORDINARY! Summer Speaker Series celebrates lives that are anything but ordinary.

Cora A. Beels came to Norfolk in 1874, and is considered the city’s first historian. She collected photographs, recorded the locations of area homes and businesses, and wrote about Norfolk’s progress. Speaker Kara Weander-Gaster details the life of this extraordinary Norfolk resident. Free with regular admission.

 

Museum Jr. Storytelling

August 28, 2019  |  10:30-11:15AM

EVM’s youngest visitors enjoy lively readings of children’s books that reinforce historical people, places, and objects. Each session meets in the Lueshen Bird Library and includes a make-and-take craft for an interactive connection to the stories. This is a free program, recommended for children ages 2-6 and their families!

Museum Jr. Storytelling

September 4, 2019  |  10:30-11:15AM

EVM’s youngest visitors enjoy lively readings of children’s books that reinforce historical people, places, and objects. Each session meets in the Lueshen Bird Library and includes a make-and-take craft for an interactive connection to the stories. This is a free program, recommended for children ages 2-6 and their families!

Museum Jr. Storytelling

September 11, 2019  |  10:30-11:15AM

EVM’s youngest visitors enjoy lively readings of children’s books that reinforce historical people, places, and objects. Each session meets in the Lueshen Bird Library and includes a make-and-take craft for an interactive connection to the stories. This is a free program, recommended for children ages 2-6 and their families!

Boots on the Ground: One Veteran’s Experience Before and Following 9/11

September 11, 2019  |  6:30PM

EVM welcomes to Nebraska Robert J. Lueken, MD, FAAEM, LCDR, MC, USN Ret., Former UDT/SEAL Team Two and SEAL Team Four, for a special presentation involving Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. Lueken’s discussion spans 26 years in the United States Navy, highlighting experiences while deployed with joint task forces in Operation Enduring Freedom.

Warning: This presentation contains images in Combat Theater and Medicine.
Free with regular admission.

Harvest & History Fest

September 14, 2019  |  12:00-5:00PM

Fall fun returns to Verges Park with EVM’s annual Harvest & History Fest! Enjoy an afternoon of live music, delicious local foods, regional craft beer tastings, local author readings, games, crafts, and more!

Special Thank You:
Applebee’s Norfolk
Big Red Printing
District Table and Tap
First Choice Catering & Party Rental
Jim’s Fine Wine
MidCity SuperStore- H&H Fest Friend Level
New Power Nebraska
Norfolk Lodge and Suites

And to this year’s participants! This year, EVM welcomes:

Nebraska breweries:
Divots Brewery (Norfolk)
Infusion Brewing Company (Benson)
Kinkaider Brewing Company Broken Bow
Lazy Horse Brewing & Winery (Ohiowa)

Nebraska Music:
Will Hutchinson (Lincoln)
Sweet & Salty (Norfolk)

Nebraska authors:
Jv Brummels
Lin Marshall Brummels
Neil Harrison
Barbara Schmitz

PLUS Nebraska organizations and businesses, including New Power Nebraska, Conservation Nebraska, the Norfolk Area Concert Association, Nebraska’s Paranormal Explanation Team, and area service groups!

Local and Regional Food Vendors

Kids’ Activities, Face Painting, Big Bubbles

Free admission/ donations welcome
$20/tasting glass to sample beer throughout the event

Museum Jr. Storytelling

September 18, 2019  |  10:30-11:15AM

EVM’s youngest visitors enjoy lively readings of children’s books that reinforce historical people, places, and objects. Each session meets in the Lueshen Bird Library and includes a make-and-take craft for an interactive connection to the stories. This is a free program, recommended for children ages 2-6 and their families!

Museum Jr. Storytelling

September 25, 2019  |  10:30-11:15AM

EVM’s youngest visitors enjoy lively readings of children’s books that reinforce historical people, places, and objects. Each session meets in the Lueshen Bird Library and includes a make-and-take craft for an interactive connection to the stories. This is a free program, recommended for children ages 2-6 and their families!

Paranormal Tours at EVM

October 11, 2019  |  9:00PM-2:00AM

Spend an exciting night investigating the paranormal with Nebraska’s Paranormal Explanation Team inside EVM’s galleries, Dederman Cabin, Verges Park and Cave! Equipment provided. Sessions will be recorded. Personal recording devices permitted.

$30/person. Very limited space. Registration coming soon!
Call 402-371-3886 for more information.

Paranormal Tours at EVM

October 12, 2019  |  9:00PM-2:00AM

Spend an exciting night investigating the paranormal with Nebraska’s Paranormal Explanation Team inside EVM’s galleries, Dederman Cabin, Verges Park and Cave! Equipment provided. Sessions will be recorded. Personal recording devices permitted.

$30/person. Very limited space. Registration coming soon!
Call 402-371-3886 for more information.

Paranormal Tours at EVM- SOLD OUT

October 18, 2019  |  9:00PM-2:00AM

Spend an exciting night investigating the paranormal with Nebraska’s Paranormal Explanation Team inside EVM’s galleries, Dederman Cabin, Verges Park and Cave! Equipment provided. Sessions will be recorded. Personal recording devices permitted.

$30/person. Very limited space. Registration coming soon!
Call 402-371-3886 for more information.

Paranormal Tours at EVM

October 19, 2019  |  9:00PM-2:00AM

Spend an exciting night investigating the paranormal with Nebraska’s Paranormal Explanation Team inside EVM’s galleries, Dederman Cabin, Verges Park and Cave! Equipment provided. Sessions will be recorded. Personal recording devices permitted.

$30/person. Very limited space. Registration coming soon!
Call 402-371-3886 for more information.

Johnny Carson’s Birthday Party

October 23, 2019  |  5:00-7:00pm

Celebrate Johnny Carson’s birthday at EVM!  Details coming soon.

Paranormal Tours at EVM

October 25, 2019  |  9:00PM-2:00AM

Spend an exciting night investigating the paranormal with Nebraska’s Paranormal Explanation Team inside EVM’s galleries, Dederman Cabin, Verges Park and Cave! Equipment provided. Sessions will be recorded. Personal recording devices permitted.

$30/person. Very limited space. Registration coming soon!
Call 402-371-3886 for more information.

Paranormal Tours at EVM

October 26, 2019  |  9:00PM-2:00AM

Spend an exciting night investigating the paranormal with Nebraska’s Paranormal Explanation Team inside EVM’s galleries, Dederman Cabin, Verges Park and Cave! Equipment provided. Sessions will be recorded. Personal recording devices permitted.

$30/person. Very limited space. Registration coming soon!
Call 402-371-3886 for more information.

Haunted Verges Park & Cave

October 29, 2019  |  5:00-7:00PM

Verges Park transforms for Halloween! EVM hosts friendly trick-or-treating for the little ones at the Dederman Cabin & Schoolhouse. Brave visitors can venture into the Verges Cave for spooky fun. Dress your best, and enter the costume contest!

Free admission | $2 cave entry