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Wednesday September 19, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Thursday September 20, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Thursday September 20, 2018
Voices of Elmwood 2018 - Tickets now on sale at www.owensborotickets.com!
The eleventh annual Voices of Elmwood, sponsored by Dahl and Groetzinger, will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, beginning the evening of September 20, 2018 and will run for a total of nine evenings in September and October. Ten local actors in period costumes will share the story of a person from Owensboro’s past. Wagon rides will leave every thirty minutes each evening and stop for each actor's presentation. Tent shows, perfect for large church groups, supper clubs, tour buses or patrons preferring not to ride in the wagons, will be offered on October 4th, 5th and 6th, and will begin at 6:00 p.m.   Tickets are $18 per person, plus processing fees, and can be ordered via owensborotickets.com. Groups of ten or more will receive a 10% discount. The tours last about an hour and are not recommended for children under twelve years of age. Patrons should arrive fifteen minutes prior to their wagon's departure time or tent show performance. Over seventy-five community volunteers help create and present Voices of Elmwood, which is hosted by Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery, located at 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42303.  
Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery - 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
Friday September 21, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Friday September 21, 2018
Voices of Elmwood 2018 - Tickets now on sale at www.owensborotickets.com!
The eleventh annual Voices of Elmwood, sponsored by Dahl and Groetzinger, will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, beginning the evening of September 20, 2018 and will run for a total of nine evenings in September and October. Ten local actors in period costumes will share the story of a person from Owensboro’s past. Wagon rides will leave every thirty minutes each evening and stop for each actor's presentation. Tent shows, perfect for large church groups, supper clubs, tour buses or patrons preferring not to ride in the wagons, will be offered on October 4th, 5th and 6th, and will begin at 6:00 p.m.   Tickets are $18 per person, plus processing fees, and can be ordered via owensborotickets.com. Groups of ten or more will receive a 10% discount. The tours last about an hour and are not recommended for children under twelve years of age. Patrons should arrive fifteen minutes prior to their wagon's departure time or tent show performance. Over seventy-five community volunteers help create and present Voices of Elmwood, which is hosted by Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery, located at 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42303.
Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery - 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
Saturday September 22, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Saturday September 22, 2018
Voices of Elmwood 2018 - Tickets now on sale at www.owensborotickets.com!
The eleventh annual Voices of Elmwood, sponsored by Dahl and Groetzinger, will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, beginning the evening of September 20, 2018 and will run for a total of nine evenings in September and October. Ten local actors in period costumes will share the story of a person from Owensboro’s past. Wagon rides will leave every thirty minutes each evening and stop for each actor's presentation. Tent shows, perfect for large church groups, supper clubs, tour buses or patrons preferring not to ride in the wagons, will be offered on October 4th, 5th and 6th, and will begin at 6:00 p.m.   Tickets are $18 per person, plus processing fees, and can be ordered via owensborotickets.com. Groups of ten or more will receive a 10% discount. The tours last about an hour and are not recommended for children under twelve years of age. Patrons should arrive fifteen minutes prior to their wagon's departure time or tent show performance. Over seventy-five community volunteers help create and present Voices of Elmwood, which is hosted by Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery, located at 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42303.
Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery - 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
Sunday September 23, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Monday September 24, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will re-open on Tuesday, September 25th at 10:00 a.m.   

Tuesday September 25, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Wednesday September 26, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Thursday September 27, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Thursday September 27, 2018
Voices of Elmwood 2018 - Tickets now on sale at www.owensborotickets.com!
The eleventh annual Voices of Elmwood, sponsored by Dahl and Groetzinger, will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, beginning the evening of September 20, 2018 and will run for a total of nine evenings in September and October. Ten local actors in period costumes will share the story of a person from Owensboro’s past. Wagon rides will leave every thirty minutes each evening and stop for each actor's presentation. Tent shows, perfect for large church groups, supper clubs, tour buses or patrons preferring not to ride in the wagons, will be offered on October 4th, 5th and 6th, and will begin at 6:00 p.m.   Tickets are $18 per person, plus processing fees, and can be ordered via owensborotickets.com. Groups of ten or more will receive a 10% discount. The tours last about an hour and are not recommended for children under twelve years of age. Patrons should arrive fifteen minutes prior to their wagon's departure time or tent show performance. Over seventy-five community volunteers help create and present Voices of Elmwood, which is hosted by Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery, located at 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42303.
Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery - 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
Friday September 28, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Friday September 28, 2018
Voices of Elmwood 2018 - Tickets now on sale at www.owensborotickets.com!
The eleventh annual Voices of Elmwood, sponsored by Dahl and Groetzinger, will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, beginning the evening of September 20, 2018 and will run for a total of nine evenings in September and October. Ten local actors in period costumes will share the story of a person from Owensboro’s past. Wagon rides will leave every thirty minutes each evening and stop for each actor's presentation. Tent shows, perfect for large church groups, supper clubs, tour buses or patrons preferring not to ride in the wagons, will be offered on October 4th, 5th and 6th, and will begin at 6:00 p.m.   Tickets are $18 per person, plus processing fees, and can be ordered via owensborotickets.com. Groups of ten or more will receive a 10% discount. The tours last about an hour and are not recommended for children under twelve years of age. Patrons should arrive fifteen minutes prior to their wagon's departure time or tent show performance. Over seventy-five community volunteers help create and present Voices of Elmwood, which is hosted by Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery, located at 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42303.
Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery - 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
Saturday September 29, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Saturday September 29, 2018
Voices of Elmwood 2018 - Tickets now on sale at www.owensborotickets.com!
The eleventh annual Voices of Elmwood, sponsored by Dahl and Groetzinger, will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, beginning the evening of September 20, 2018 and will run for a total of nine evenings in September and October. Ten local actors in period costumes will share the story of a person from Owensboro’s past. Wagon rides will leave every thirty minutes each evening and stop for each actor's presentation. Tent shows, perfect for large church groups, supper clubs, tour buses or patrons preferring not to ride in the wagons, will be offered on October 4th, 5th and 6th, and will begin at 6:00 p.m.   Tickets are $18 per person, plus processing fees, and can be ordered via owensborotickets.com. Groups of ten or more will receive a 10% discount. The tours last about an hour and are not recommended for children under twelve years of age. Patrons should arrive fifteen minutes prior to their wagon's departure time or tent show performance. Over seventy-five community volunteers help create and present Voices of Elmwood, which is hosted by Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery, located at 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42303.
Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery - 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
Sunday September 30, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Monday October 1, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will re-open on Tuesday, October 2nd at 10:00 a.m.   
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday October 2, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Wednesday October 3, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Thursday October 4, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Thursday October 4, 2018
Voices of Elmwood 2018 - Tickets now on sale at www.owensborotickets.com!
The eleventh annual Voices of Elmwood, sponsored by Dahl and Groetzinger, will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, beginning the evening of September 20, 2018 and will run for a total of nine evenings in September and October. Ten local actors in period costumes will share the story of a person from Owensboro’s past. Wagon rides will leave every thirty minutes each evening and stop for each actor's presentation. Tent shows, perfect for large church groups, supper clubs, tour buses or patrons preferring not to ride in the wagons, will be offered on October 4th, 5th and 6th, and will begin at 6:00 p.m.   Tickets are $18 per person, plus processing fees, and can be ordered via owensborotickets.com. Groups of ten or more will receive a 10% discount. The tours last about an hour and are not recommended for children under twelve years of age. Patrons should arrive fifteen minutes prior to their wagon's departure time or tent show performance. Over seventy-five community volunteers help create and present Voices of Elmwood, which is hosted by Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery, located at 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42303.
Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery - 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
Friday October 5, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Friday October 5, 2018
Voices of Elmwood 2018 - Tickets now on sale at www.owensborotickets.com!
The eleventh annual Voices of Elmwood, sponsored by Dahl and Groetzinger, will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, beginning the evening of September 20, 2018 and will run for a total of nine evenings in September and October. Ten local actors in period costumes will share the story of a person from Owensboro’s past. Wagon rides will leave every thirty minutes each evening and stop for each actor's presentation. Tent shows, perfect for large church groups, supper clubs, tour buses or patrons preferring not to ride in the wagons, will be offered on October 4th, 5th and 6th, and will begin at 6:00 p.m.   Tickets are $18 per person, plus processing fees, and can be ordered via owensborotickets.com. Groups of ten or more will receive a 10% discount. The tours last about an hour and are not recommended for children under twelve years of age. Patrons should arrive fifteen minutes prior to their wagon's departure time or tent show performance. Over seventy-five community volunteers help create and present Voices of Elmwood, which is hosted by Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery, located at 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42303.
Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery - 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
Saturday October 6, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Saturday October 6, 2018
Voices of Elmwood 2018 - Tickets now on sale at www.owensborotickets.com!
The eleventh annual Voices of Elmwood, sponsored by Dahl and Groetzinger, will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, beginning the evening of September 20, 2018 and will run for a total of nine evenings in September and October. Ten local actors in period costumes will share the story of a person from Owensboro’s past. Wagon rides will leave every thirty minutes each evening and stop for each actor's presentation. Tent shows, perfect for large church groups, supper clubs, tour buses or patrons preferring not to ride in the wagons, will be offered on October 4th, 5th and 6th, and will begin at 6:00 p.m.   Tickets are $18 per person, plus processing fees, and can be ordered via owensborotickets.com. Groups of ten or more will receive a 10% discount. The tours last about an hour and are not recommended for children under twelve years of age. Patrons should arrive fifteen minutes prior to their wagon's departure time or tent show performance. Over seventy-five community volunteers help create and present Voices of Elmwood, which is hosted by Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery, located at 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42303.
Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: Elmwood Cemetery - 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
Sunday October 7, 2018
"World War I and America"
Visit and interact with the museum’s temporary exhibit, “World War I and America”, sponsored by a grant received from the Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities. April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States’entrance into World War I. Patrons will have a chance to walk through a WWI trench, learn what life was like for the soldiers and how Owensboro’s Homefront helped the war effort. The exhibit has been extended through October 7, 2018!   
Time: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Location: Museum's First Floor Gallery
Monday October 8, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will re-open on Tuesday, October 9th at 10:00 a.m.   
Time: 10:00AM

Monday October 15, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will re-open on Tuesday, October 16th at 10:00 a.m.   
Time: 10:00AM

Monday October 22, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will re-open on Tuesday, October23rd at 10:00 a.m.   
Time: 10:00AM

Monday October 29, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will re-open on Tuesday, October 30th at 10:00 a.m.   
Time: 10:00AM

Monday November 5, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will re-open on Tuesday, November 6th at 10:00 a.m.   
Time: 10:00AM

Monday November 12, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will re-open on Tuesday, November 13th at 10:00 a.m.   
Time: 10:00AM

Monday November 19, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will re-open on Tuesday, November 20th at 10:00 a.m.   
Time: 10:00AM

Thursday November 22, 2018
The Museum will Be Closed in Celebration of Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving!
Time: 10:00AM

Friday November 23, 2018
The Museum will be closed on Friday, November 23rd
The Museum will be closed on Friday, November 23rd. We will re-open on Saturday, November 24th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Monday November 26, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will re-open on Tuesday, November 27th at 10:00 a.m.   
Time: 10:00AM

Monday December 3, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will re-open on Tuesday, December 4th at 10:00 a.m.   
Time: 10:00AM

Monday December 10, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will re-open on Tuesday, December 11th at 10:00 a.m.   
Time: 10:00AM

Monday December 17, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will re-open on Tuesday, 18th at 10:00 a.m.   
Time: 10:00AM

Monday December 24, 2018
Museum Closed to the Public on Mondays
We will also be closed Christmas Day and December 26th. We will re-open on Thursday, December 27th at 10:00 a.m.   
Time: 10:00AM

Tuesday December 25, 2018
The Museum Will Be Closed In Celebration of Christmas
Merry Christmas to all!
Time: 10:00AM

Wednesday December 26, 2018
The Museum Will Be Closed on December 26th
We will re-open on Thursday, December 27th at 10:00 a.m.
Time: 10:00AM

Monday December 31, 2018
NOON YEAR'S EVE - A DAYTIME FUN, FAMILY CELEBRATION ON DECEMBER 31ST!
Join us for our 12th Annual "NOON YEAR'S EVE FAMILY CELEBRATION"!  Family activities from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.  At NOON! Countdown the New Year and experience our BALLOON DROP! OVER 1,000 BALLOONS! Additional details will be posted closer to the event. All Noon Year's Eve activities are free with a museum admission of only $5 per person. Children two years & under are admitted free. There is no charge for museum members.  Happy Noon Year's!
Time: 9:30AM-1:00PM
Location: Throughout the Museum!