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EVENTS

Please check with the hosting organization about the events listed below to confirm whether the events are cancelled or not.

Thursday, August 20, 2020 | Speaker Elizabeth Westfall Thompson | Edwardsburg

The Edwardsburg Museum Group presents “Speaker Elizabeth Westfall Thompson.” Elizabeth is a retired teacher, dietitian, and food service director who is a 1956 Edwardsburg graduate. She will give an oral history of growing up in Edwardsburg. The time for this event is 7 p.m., and it takes place at the Edwardsburg Museum, 26818 Main Street. The cost is free but donations are welcome. For more information, call (269) 580-1929 or email edwardsburgmuseum@yahoo.com.


Thursday, September 3, 2020 | Speaker Darrin Schaap | Edwardsburg

The Edwardsburg Museum Group presents “Speaker Darrin Schaap.” Darrin graduated from Edwardsburg in 1995 and is the owner of Clear H20 Tackle in Edwardsburg and a columnist for the Edwardsburg Voice. His presentation will focus on changing technology in the world of fishing as well as how to use different lures for different fish. The time for this event is 7 p.m., and it takes place at the Edwardsburg Museum, 26818 Main Street. The cost is free but donations are welcome. For more information, call (269) 580-1929 or email edwardsburgmuseum@yahoo.com.

EXHIBITS

Wednesday, June 17, through Tuesday, August 18, 2020 | Women Vote and Serve Community | Edwardsburg

The Edwardsburg Museum Group presents “Women Vote and Serve Community.” The exhibit celebrates the 19th Amendment of 1920 which gave women the right to vote and will highlight the contributions of local women through their clubs and organizations. Items will be featured from the Edwardsburg Monday Evening club, the oldest continuously operating women’s club in Michigan and past organizations such as the Lioness, Business and Professional Women’s Club and the Edwardsburg Service Club. The time for this event is Tuesday through Friday from 1-4 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. -2 p.m., and it takes place at the Edwardsburg Museum, 26818 Main Street. The cost is free but donations are welcome. For more information, call (269) 580-1929 or email edwardsburgmuseum@yahoo.com.


Tuesday, August 25, through Thursday, October 29, 2020 | Hooked on Fishing | Edwardsburg

The Edwardsburg Museum Group presents “Hooked on Fishing.” The display will include many items from the museum’s permanent collection as well as lures, rods, augers, and old fishing equipment from area residents. The time for this event is Tuesday through Friday from 1-4 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. -2 p.m., and it takes place at the Edwardsburg Museum, 26818 Main Street. The cost is free but donations are welcome. For more information, call (269) 580-1929 or email edwardsburgmuseum@yahoo.com.


Thursday, November 5, through Saturday, December 12, 2020 | Christmas Around the World | Edwardsburg

The Edwardsburg Museum Group presents “Christmas Around the World.” The display will include items collected from other countries by community residents with a focus on global Christmas traditions. Various decorated Christmas trees are a pleasure to see. The time for this event is Tuesday through Friday from 1-4 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. -2 p.m., and it takes place at the Edwardsburg Museum, 26818 Main Street. The cost is free but donations welcome. For more information, call (269) 663-3005 or email edwardsburgmuseum@yahoo.com.

 

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