Graphic for "Spring Break on the Bluff" with an illustration of a kettle and ice cream maker

Spring Break on the Bluff - The Science of Sweet Treats

Hallo, Frühling! Join Kreische Brewery and Monument Hill for a week full of fun activities on the Bluff. In today's program, learn about the science of ice cream and root beer making, and make your own sweet treat to enjoy!

Green background with "Make your own Mini Museum at the Maxey House" in tan; in the corners are clipart of a top hat, "Starry Night" by Vincent van Gogh, dinosaur skull, and teacup

Mini Museum Workshop

Join us on March 15 at 2:00 pm for your kids to learn about museums and great their very own during Spring Break!

Caddo woman smiling

Caddo Mounds Artist Series - Artist Talk by Tracy Newkumet-Burrows

Join Caddo artist Tracy Newkumet-Burrows as she discusses her artwork, her artistic journey, and her ability to create functional forms of artwork in this third in our ongoing Caddo Artist Series.

Woman in period clothing standing at a table in front of a brick hearth

Scruptious Saturdays: Cast Iron Care

Please join us on Saturday, March 16 as we care for our stock of cast iron cookware!

Levi Jordan Plantation house

Scanning & Oral History Day

We will be conducting oral history interviews and scanning days at Levi Jordan Plantation throughout the months of February through May. We have time slots available from 10 am to 2 pm.

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Caddo Mounds Caddo Artist Series Workshop with Tracy Newkumet-Burrows

Join Caddo artist Tracy Newkumet-Burrows for this one-day journey into functional gourd artwork. Tracy will demonstrate making functional bowls from gourds using natural and other materials. Tracy will discuss the importance of gourds in Caddo culture and art.


Beasts of Burden

Plowing the land was a quintessential 1850s farming skill!

Three red and kites flying over a city landscape.

Make-a-Thing: DIY Kites

Make a kite to bring joy during the windy season.

Dan and Frances Holekamp Historical Marker Dedication

Please join the Kendall County Historical Commission as they host the marker dedication for Dan and Frances Holekamp.

Washington in the Runaway Scrape

Join us and experience the stories of how the Runaway Scrape impacted the town of Washington!