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56th Annual Christmas Festival

Sunday, December 3, 2023 | 1pm-4:30pm

Details TBA.

Annual Pumpkin Carving

Sunday, October 29, 2023

Join the W. H. Over Museum for our Annual Pumpkin Carving event! We will provide pumpkins for you to carve as well as serve light refreshments for participants. Celebrate the spooky season with your local museum for free!

More information TBA. Stay tuned.

National Fossil Day

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Celebrate the 14th Anniversary of National Fossil Day!  “Join paleontologists, educators, and students in fossil-related events and activities across the country in parks, classrooms, and online during National Fossil Day.  National Fossil Day is an annual celebration held to highlight the scientific and educational value of paleontology and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations.” Learn more about National Fossil Day on the National Park Service website

W. H. Over Museum at Ribs, Rods, Rock N’ Roll

Friday September 8th | 5-8PM, Family Fun Area
Saturday September 9th, 2023 | 5-8PM, Family Fun Area

Button spinners and buzzers, are the oldest known whirligigs. Button spinners are simple spinning toys whereby two looped ends of twisting thread are pulled with both arms, causing the button to spin. Booth visitors will be able to design their own spinner to keep. 


W. H. Over Museum’s Annual Rhubarb Day Celebration

Sunday, June 4, 2023 | 2PMW.H. Over Museum

Bring your favorite rhubarb creation for tasting — we will gather to taste and choose the best recipes, with prizes awarded for the best recipe. Rhubarb Jam will be available.

Attendees will have an opportunity to listen to a talk about how to make rhubarb wine as well as listen to LIVE MUSIC by banjo virtuoso Dan Kilbride!

DAN KILBRIDE: Kilbride grew up one of 12 children on a farm near Wakonda, South Dakota. After hearing bluegrass for the first time, it took just two weeks for him to buy his first banjo and begin taking lessons with award-winning musicians in Oklahoma and Arkansas.

The W. H. Over Museum strives to host inclusive, accessible events. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact the W.H. Over Museum by May 20, 2023 at or call 605-659-6151.