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Night at the Museum: Sock Hop Edition
August 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$20 – $25
Night at the Museum: Sock Hop Edition, a 1950’s themed fundraiser, will be held at the Coffey County Historical Museum on Saturday, August 13th at 7:00 p.m. This is the 2nd year of the themed Night at the Museum fundraiser.
Get your cool threads on and make the scene at the best bash in town! Flicks and tunes from the nifty fifties will be playing throughout the museum. Be sent on a peachy keen scavenger hunt while learning the Hand Jive, games, and much more! There will also be a game show at the end. Don’t forget to bring extra bread ($$) to purchase drinks. Prizes will be awarded along with a drawing for Coffey County Chamber Bucks. The Scavenger Hunt will be from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with the first team done winning a prize. The Costume Contest will be held at 9:00 p.m. with the Game Show to follow. The drawing for the Coffey County Chamber Bucks will be held at 10:00 p.m.
Get dibs on the event by purchasing your tickets at the Coffey County Museum. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 the day of the event. Must be 21 or older. Tickets can be purchased during normal viewing hours at the museum Monday-Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 p.m. Drink tickets are extra and are available for purchase the day of the event (there is a four drink limit).
All proceeds from the event will go to the restoration of the Rural Dale one room school house and the Bethel Church located on the museum grounds. The buildings have seen damage on the outside and insides of the buildings due to the foundations settling. The foundations of both buildings were lifted the fall of 2013. Repairs to the inside of the school and some of the boards of the sidings of the buildings still need cracks filled or boards replaced along with other restoration repairs. The one-room school house is among the favorites of elementary school students when they tour the museum.
For more information about the event, contact the Coffey County Historical Museum toll free at (888) 877-2653 or in person at 1101 Neosho Street, Burlington, KS. There is also an event page on the museum’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/coffeymuseum