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Cowley County Historical Society Scheduled  Events

Future events and exhibits

  • Museum Project — Continuing maintenance needs for the museum
    • Brick Fundraiser - Please help us with this moneymaking project – the sale of commemorative bricks will help with the continuing maintenance needs for the museum. Call for more information and order form.

  • Become a CCHSM member.  Renewals and new memberships are welcome. Membership information can be found on the museum website, cchsm.com or call CCHSM: 620-221-4841

  • The current annual exhibit, “Hidden Treasures”, is open through November 10.  It features many hidden treasures within Cowley County as well as some treasures from the museum archives.  A new Christmas exhibit will take its place through January 1.

  • Sunday, August 7— “Cheers to Walnut Valley Festival—50 years”, 7pm-9pm, at Ladybird Brewery, 523 N Main, Winfield.  Entertainment: A preview performance from Winfield, A Bluegrass Musical and the trio version of Wichita folk group Brutal Bear.
    WVF prizes  
    Admission charge:  DONATION 
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  • Thursday, August 18, 7:00—“Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War” camp mtg at CCHSM

  • Monday, September 19, 4:30—Museum Friends at CCHSM

  • September 19-23—ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE BEGINS!  WATCH FOR MEMBERSHIP PACKETS TO ARRIVE IN THE MAIL

  • Thursday, September 22, 7:00—“Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War” camp mtg at CCHSM

  • Monday, October 17, 4:30—Museum Friends at CCHSM  Thursday, October 20, 7:00—“Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War” camp mtg at CCHSM  Sunday, October 23—Tours: 1:30 and 3:30— “Voices from the Past Cemetery Tour”, Union Cemetery, Winfield    Tickets:  $10.  (Tickets can be purchased beginning Oct 1 at Graves Drug, Winfield, and CCHSM or on line through CCHSM)

  • Sunday, October 30, 4-5:30—“Halloween at the Museum—eat, drink, and be scary!”  Family event with costumes, food, games, pumpkin decorating contest and more.  Admission:  FREE

  • Thursday, November 17, 7:00—“Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War” camp mtg at CCHSM

  • Monday, November 21, 4:30 — Museum Friends

  • Sunday, December 11, 2  pm-4 pm — “It’s Christmas at the Museum”  The museum will be “decked out” for Christmas with beautiful decorations and Christmas collections on loan from community members as well as live music, entertainment, food, crafts for all ages, Santa, Christmas story telling and more. This is an event for ALL ages to enjoy—even toddlers!   Admission:  DONATION

Amazon Smile Foundation

If you are shopping on Amazon, please consider making your purchases through www.smile.amazon.com. By designating CCHSM as the charity of your choice, the Smile Foundation helps support us with donations of 0.5% of the Amazon purchase price.
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Videos of past programs.

 

Cowley County Historical Society Museum