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Short Film Premiere & Open Screenings: Matt Max Pam Pat

July 19, 2019  |  6:30PM

The Norfolk premiere of MATT MAX PAM PAT (TAJOFL Productions and Union Creek Entertainment, 2019) will be a night to celebrate local independent film! Join the cast and crew for a meet-and-greet at 6:30, open screenings at 7:00, and the feature screening at 8:00. Q&A panel to follow, plus an exclusive look at the official trailer for the production groups’ next project, Thank You For Renting, to be released in 2020! Refreshments will be for sale, including an ice cream sundae bar, popcorn, and Nebraska craft beer.

This is a free event.

To submit your film (under 25 minutes) for the open screenings portion of the evening, please email info@elkhornvalleymuseum.org or call 402-371-3886!

 

Museum Jr. Storytelling

July 24, 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!

Wild Herb Walk with Red Road Herbs

July 25, 2019  |  6:30PM

Red Road Herbs’ Rachel Liester will lead an evening nature walk in Verges Park to discuss identifying and using wild herbs!

$10 | $6 members

Museum Jr. Storytelling

July 31, 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!

Lost Ladybug Project

August 3, 2019  |  10:30AM-12:30PM

Citizen science needs your participation! Join Nebraska Game and Parks in EVM’s Verges Park for the Lost Ladybug Project on August 3rd to find, collect, and photograph ladybugs. Identifying types of ladybugs and tracking populations aid national conservation efforts. Family friendly and free event.

Museum Jr. Storytelling

August 7, 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!

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

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.

 

Harvest & History Fest

September 14, 2019  |  12:00-5:00PM

EVM’s 2nd Annual Harvest & History Fest brings live music, local foods, regional breweries, local authors, kids’ activities, and more, to historic Verges Park.  More details to come!