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Programs

June 2019

Toddler Time!

June 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

It’s full steam ahead as we explore all things trains and locomotives! Besides playing in the incredible “Thomas & Friends” exhibit, we will have games designed specifically for your little ones along with juice and snacks for our story time. Children ages 3 and under are FREE.   Upcoming Toddler Times: Tuesday, July 16 – Celebrate all things AMERICA with trains, railroads, baseball, apple pie and so much more! Tuesday, August 20 – Mad Hatter Tea Party with Alice Tuesday,…

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Chautauqua Coffee Talks

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 22, 2019

Wednesday June 19 – Saturday June 22 9:00am – 10:00am Andrew Jackson, Wednesday June 19 Alexander Hamilton, Thursday June 20 Malcolm X, Friday June 21 Jackie Kennedy, Saturday June 22 During the June Chautauqua History Comes Alive Festival you can pick the brains of the nationally acclaimed historical performers at the Upcountry History Museum. No costumes, no script, just a chance to have some personal time and dialog with the performers – over free coffee. Each morning features a different performer/historical figure.…

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Lunchbox Learning

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Music of the Steam Engine Era June 19 at Noon Presenter: Carol Gibson In honor of the current special exhibition, “Thomas and Friends: Explore the Rails,” producer Carol Gibson visits the Museum to share her love of music inspired by and about the steam engine era. Enjoy an afternoon of music and history. Spend your lunchtime at the Museum learning about interesting and sometimes unexpected aspects of history. Presentations are held in the Museum’s theater and feature both high quality sound and cinematic video…

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Chautauqua Coffee Talks

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 22, 2019

Wednesday June 19 – Saturday June 22 9:00am – 10:00am Andrew Jackson, Wednesday June 19 Alexander Hamilton, Thursday June 20 Malcolm X, Friday June 21 Jackie Kennedy, Saturday June 22 During the June Chautauqua History Comes Alive Festival you can pick the brains of the nationally acclaimed historical performers at the Upcountry History Museum. No costumes, no script, just a chance to have some personal time and dialog with the performers – over free coffee. Each morning features a different performer/historical figure.…

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Chautauqua Coffee Talks

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 22, 2019

Wednesday June 19 – Saturday June 22 9:00am – 10:00am Andrew Jackson, Wednesday June 19 Alexander Hamilton, Thursday June 20 Malcolm X, Friday June 21 Jackie Kennedy, Saturday June 22 During the June Chautauqua History Comes Alive Festival you can pick the brains of the nationally acclaimed historical performers at the Upcountry History Museum. No costumes, no script, just a chance to have some personal time and dialog with the performers – over free coffee. Each morning features a different performer/historical figure.…

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Chautauqua Coffee Talks

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 22, 2019

Wednesday June 19 – Saturday June 22 9:00am – 10:00am Andrew Jackson, Wednesday June 19 Alexander Hamilton, Thursday June 20 Malcolm X, Friday June 21 Jackie Kennedy, Saturday June 22 During the June Chautauqua History Comes Alive Festival you can pick the brains of the nationally acclaimed historical performers at the Upcountry History Museum. No costumes, no script, just a chance to have some personal time and dialog with the performers – over free coffee. Each morning features a different performer/historical figure.…

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UHM Kids Book Club

June 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the adventures of Jack and Annie as we explore real history through the best selling children’s book series, Magic Tree House! Enjoy games, crafts, and hands-on activities that bring to life the adventures of your favorite storybooks. All Book Club meetings begin at 3:30 pm. Parents: Please prepare for each UHM Kids Book Club by reading the book listed below. Spring 2019: American History with Jack and Annie June 25 ~ Hurricane Heroes in Texas UHM Book Club is FREE to museum members…

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July 2019

Movies at the Museum

July 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Summer Matinee Movies Experience the classics on the big screen. Movies at the Museum are FREE to Museum Members and included with regular admission for all other guests. Summer 2019: Hit the rails with classic films set on, around, or about trains! Friday, July 5 at 2:00 pm The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)

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UHM Kids Book Club

July 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the adventures of Jack and Annie as we explore real history through the best selling children’s book series, Magic Tree House! Enjoy games, crafts, and hands-on activities that bring to life the adventures of your favorite storybooks. All Book Club meetings begin at 3:30 pm. Parents: Please prepare for each UHM Kids Book Club by reading the book listed below. Summer and Fall 2019: Ancient Civilizations with Jack and Annie July 9 ~ Nigh of the Ninjas UHM Book Club is…

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Connections Cafe

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 30, 2019

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Connections Café is a monthly program at the Upcountry History Museum, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association. Each meeting offers a fun and relaxed way for people living with early-stage memory loss to get connected with one another through social events that promote interaction and companionship.  This is a place where the care partner can receive information while connecting with other care partners. The program utilizes the unique setting of the History Museum to explore topics both from the past…

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