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February 2019

Star Wars: The Nostalgia Awakens

February 1 @ 10:00 am - April 1 @ 5:00 pm
Sheboygan County Historical Society Museum, 3110 Erie Avenue
Sheboygan, 53081 United States
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When Star Wars hit the theaters in 1977, it became an instant smash. That popularity soon spread to the toy store, as Kenner Toys manufactured hundreds of action figures, vehicles, and playsets featuring the characters, creatures and spaceships of A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi. From 1978 to 1985, it was possible to bring the action home, leading kids and adults alike to build their own scenes of the beloved Trilogy on living room…

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Star Wars Celebration

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sheboygan County Historical Society Museum, 3110 Erie Avenue
Sheboygan, 53081 United States
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Our public opening for the Star Wars: Nostalgia Awakens traveling exhibit. We will have themed refreshments, a Star Wars photo booth, R2D2 children's craft,other Star Wars activities and a surprise that is out of this galaxy! In collaboration with the Mead Public Library, there will be a storytime at 11:00 AM and Spaceport Sheboygan will be exhibiting actual NASA space travel artifacts. There will be a costume contest, so come as your favorite Star Wars character. Prizes will be awarded…

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Heritage Series: Volga-Germans of Sheboygan County

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sheboygan County Historical Society Museum, 3110 Erie Avenue
Sheboygan, 53081 United States
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Join us as we learn about the Volga-German population of Sheboygan County. Learn why these Germans colonized the Volga River area of Russia and how they ended up in Sheboygan County. Hear some personal family stories of their migration and how their lives were in Sheboygan County when they arrived in the years surrounding the turn of the 20th century. Learn about their neighborhood and places of employment, religious worship, and pastimes. See photos and maps of their region and…

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March 2019

Speaker Series: Conservation in Sheboygan County

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sheboygan County Historical Society Museum, 3110 Erie Avenue
Sheboygan, 53081 United States
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Join us in welcoming Scott Spoolman as he talks about his book Wisconsin State Parks:Extraordinary Stories of Geology and Natural History. Author and former DNR journalist Scott Spoolman takes readers with him to twenty-eight parks, forests, and natural areas where evidence of the state’s striking geologic and natural history are on display. In an accessible storytelling style, Spoolman sheds light on the volcanoes that poured deep layers of lava rock over a vast area in the northwest, the glacial masses…

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Speaker Series: Conservation in Sheboygan County

March 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sheboygan County Historical Society Museum, 3110 Erie Avenue
Sheboygan, 53081 United States
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Join Kendra Kelling, Director of Special Projects and Programming with Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership, Inc., as she discusses the organization's history as well as what they focus on with conservation along the northeastern shore of Lake Michigan. Learn about their current and future projects to protect and maintain the natural world from the ledge to the lakeshore. The 2019 dates are March 5, 12, 19, and 26. The talks begin at 6:30 and are held at the museum. Coffee, water…

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