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September 9, 2014 Add to Favorites
Mahlburg Scholars Presents Joel GreenbergAuthor of "A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction"
The first major work on the bird in over fifty years, and co-producer with director David Mrazek of the documentary From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction
The passenger p...
September 11 - November 13, 2014 Add to Favorites
Behind the Brew: Burpee Museum Tasting SeriesLearn all about your favorite brew! Whether your drink of choice is coffee, tea, or beer, you do not want to miss this event series!
Behind the Brew explores things you may not know about popular brewed beverages, like their natural history, anthropological significance, and how they are m...
September 11, 2014 Add to Favorites
Behind the Brew: TEAChai Town Tea Inc's Chief Tea Guide will present the first of two programs, exploring the history of tea, from its beginnings in China to present day U.S.
*Tea tasting included!
Part 1: Thursday, September 11th, 6:30-8PM
Part 2: Thursday, September 25th, 6:30-8PM
October 9 - 23, 2014 Add to Favorites
Behind the Brew: COFFEEPresented by Rockford Roasting Co.:
Learn all about the history and brewing process of coffee, and sample different varieties!
Part 1: Thursday, October 9th, 6:30-8PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 23rd, 6:30-8PM
Visit Rockfordroastingcompany.com for more information....
October 24, 2014 Add to Favorites
Night SoundsHalloween fun for the whole family! Come to the museum for a trick-or-treating event like no other. Visit all 4 floors in the museum for different activities and stations and see for yourself items from the museum's collections!...
November 13, 2014 Add to Favorites
Behind the Brew: BEERPresented by Rockford Brewing Co.:
Explore different types of beer, its process, and tasty samples to try!
*Must be 21 and older
Visit Rockfordbrewingco.com for more information....
December 31, 2014 Add to Favorites
New Year Around the WorldJoin us for this annual family celebration to welcome the arrival of the New Year! On each hour participants can welcome the New Year as it occurs around the globe. Families can make a variety of traditional new Year crafts from around the world and see displays of items from other countries, includ...