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Programs

June 2019

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

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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Neighborhood Night

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Museum will be open on the first Thursday evening of select months throughout 2019. Neighborhood Nights will run from 5:30-8:30 pm during which time admission to the museum and all museum exhibitions will be FREE. Neighborhood Nights will include story times for younger visitors and book give-a-ways for children. Books will be connected to the theme of the current changing exhibitions. We hope that through Neighborhood Nights we can show that museums are available for families regardless of economic constraints. No registration is required.…

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Movies at the Museum

July 12 @ 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 12 at 2:00 pm Von Ryan’s Express (1965)

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Toddler Time!

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Come out and celebrate all things AMERICA with fire trucks, trains, baseball, apple pie and so much more! We will have fun patriotic games and the Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails exhibit will provide more than enough entertainment for your little ones. Each toddler will also receive a juice box and snack for our story time, so mark those calendars now! Children ages 3 and under are FREE.   Upcoming Toddler Times: Tuesday, August 20 – Mad Hatter Tea…

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Lunchbox Learning

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Real Alice July 17 at Noon Presenter: Kathryn Smith Join local author and avid reader, Kathryn Smith, for an afternoon exploration of Alice. From the theories behind the inspiration, to the many artistic interpretations, Alice has become a recognizable character for generations of readers. Program in partnership with the current special exhibition, “Down the Rabbit Hole: Imagining Alice's Wonderland.” 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…

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