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All dates and programs are subject to change. Weather cancellations are announced on WVRQ and on our Facebook page. Please call ahead if in doubt


Tues Feb 7: VCHS annual membership meeting at the museum, 7 p.m.
        The budget for 2017 will be voted on.
        Winters Past In Vernon County - Readings and Reminiscences

Thurs Feb 9: Genealogy class meets at the Normal School Museum at 10 a.m.
        Guest speaker Blaine Hedberg, president of the Westby Area Historical Society
        Two topics: Norwegian census records, and the work that WAHS is doing to index
        Westby's old church records and cemetery records.

Tues Mar 7: VCHS program at the museum, 7 p.m. (rescheduled from January 10)
        "War Eagle" - The Mississippi Steamboat Disaster and its Tragic Demise
        presented by Robert Taunt

Thurs Mar 9: Genealogy class meets at the Normal School Museum at 10 a.m.
        Teacher Karen Sherry will explore German genealogy.

Mon Apr 3: Spring hours begin at the Normal School Museum:
        Open noon to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday

Tues Apr 11: VCHS program at the museum, 7 p.m.
        (Note this is the second Tuesday, not our usual first Tuesday.)
        Karst Geology of the Driftless Area: 500 Million Years of History
        Dr. Kelvin Rodolfo, Professor Emeritus of Earth
         and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

Thurs Apr 13: Genealogy class meets at the Normal School Museum at 10 a.m.
        Guest teacher: Antje Petty, Associate Director & Educational Outreach Specialist
        Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, UW Madison
        Topic: German genealogy


All genealogy classes are $5 for non-members, free for members. Renew your membership today!