Events


Schedule of Events

Iowa Museum Week -June 12-18
Iowa’s museums play a crucial role in preserving the historical fabric, natural resources, identity and memory of our state through the careful stewardship of art, artifacts, archives, the built environment, flora, fauna, and historic sites. Stop in and help us celebrate this important week.

Festival of Trails
Saturday, 17 June 11am-2pm
Free Admission
Join us for Iowa State University’s Traveling Insect Zoo. Touch all those creepy; crawly things that go bump in the night. Learn about the insects that live in the world around us. Hissing cockroaches, spiders, scorpions and tarantulas are just a few of the critters that will be waiting for visitors to hold. Learn about the importance of bugs in the world around us. This traveling insect zoo is not to be missed! A great way to encourage kids to get up off the couch and explore the world around them!

Tour de Fleur Garden Walk
Sunday, June 25 12-4pm
Tickets: $5.00
Get your summer sizzling! Whether you are an avid gardener looking for new ideas or you simply enjoy the peace and tranquility of a well-tended garden, our Garden Walk promises to get your senses sizzling. It features four gardens that are brimming with country charm and inspiration plus our newest nursery, Escapes Landscaping and Design. Don’t miss our special garden shop that will hold benches, bird feeders and many one of kind pieces of creative art plus bargains galore! Tickets will be available at the Museum.

Ladies Night Out
Thursday, September 7 6:30 – 8:30pm
Tickets: $20.00
Your ticket includes entertainment, three drinks, plus our famous hors d’oeuvres and desserts. For an additional dollar take a chance on our great raffle basket. This is our annual fundraiser to support the Museum. Grab a friend and enjoy an evening of fun!

Fill the Food Bag
Sunday, October 8

The Museum closes for the season on October 31, 2017.

Pancake Breakfast
November
Watch for the date to be announced. The La Porte-Dysart FFA will host a fundraiser breakfast at the museum. Enjoy a great breakfast and support the museum.