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Merry Christmas from Fremont County Museums

Merry Christmas from Fremont County Museums

The staff, board and volunteers associated with all three of Fremont County’s Museums (Dubois Museum, Fremont County Pioneer Museum & Riverton Museum) wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.

Each museum is hosting a series of special events and activities to celebrate the holidays and invite visitors to step back in time and enjoy the history, stories, memories that make our communities unique. Each museum will have special seasonal Christmas exhibits that feature rarely seen artifacts, historic toys and photos that will have you taking a stroll down memory lane.

It begins in Dubois on December 3rd from 7-9pm at the Headwaters Center. The Dubois Museum, Friends of the Dubois Library and the Dubois Museum Association are hosting the Annual “Spirit of Christmas Concert.” Enjoy live music and dance to Packin’ the Mail, a treasure trove of special deserts and see Santa.

The Fremont County Pioneer Museum, the Pioneer Association and the Museum of the American West will host a Christmas open house and Pioneer Village Holiday Light exhibit along the board walk. The open house will be from 6 to 8 pm and will feature live music, treats, crafts and plenty of holiday cheer, 15% discounts during the open house on all items in the gift store.

The Dubois Museum will also be hosting an open house on December 10th from 11-3pm. Enjoy treats, the special traveling petroglyph exhibit Wind River Visions: “Ancient Images of the Wind River Country”, and 30% discounts in the gift store.

The Riverton Museum is hosting a special McDonald’s Children’s Exploration Series program on December 10th at 10am where kids can make their own Christmas Stockings. Cut, decorate and sew your own stocking, just like your grandparents did. The on December 17th from 5-6:30 pm the Riverton Museum is hosting its own open house with cookies, hot coco, holiday exhibits and discounts in the gift shop to help find something unique and special for friends and family.

From our Fremont County Museum family to yours, a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Years.