Sat. 10 Mar, 2018

Book Making Workshop

Sat. 10 Mar, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Head to the Days of ‘76 Museum to learn all about books and bookmaking, as well as some famous South Dakota children’s authors and illustrators. Students will write, illustrate, and create their own book about their favorite things. Light refreshments provided. For students in grades K-6. Days of '76 Museum; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; $6 for members and $11 for non-members. Reservations required. Call Amanda Brown, Education Director, at 605-578-1657 for reservations.

Thu. 15 Mar, 2018

Preservation Thursday: Mentioning the Unmentionables: A History of Women's Underwear

Thu. 15 Mar, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Women’s clothing fashion trends are defined by the undergarments they wear. Mentioning the Unmentionables, presented by South Dakota Humanities Council Speaker’s Bureau Scholar Phyllis Schrag, explores how fashion trends have shaped – literally and figuratively – gender roles from 1810 through the late 20th century. Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center; 12:00 p.m.; admission by donation.

Sat. 24 Mar, 2018

A Press Conference with the President: A lively conversation with the 26th President of the United States of America Theodore Roosevelt

Sat. 24 Mar, 2018 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Meet the vibrant 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt. Even Roosevelt's critics admired the man who took on the corporate trusts, charged up San Juan Hill, defied the Party "bosses," built the Panama Canal, defined conservation, and won a Nobel Peace Prize. Hear his views on conservation, agriculture, and democracy, all shaped by his Western experience. Portrayed by Arch Ellwein, President Roosevelt talks of his experiences with Seth Bullock and his time in the Black Hills. Following his "press conference," the actor/historian comes out of character for further discussion. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center; performances at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Advance reservations are required. Purchase online at or call 605-722-4800.

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