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2022 Events Listing

 

 

___ Monday, April 25, 6 p.m. ____

ANNUAL MEETING/LOCAL HISTORY PRESENTATION

Kathleen Ernst, guest speaker, author of "Lies of Omission"

Watertown Public Library Community Room

 

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Bestselling author Kathleen Ernst writes mysteries, historical fiction, poetry, and non-fiction for adults and young readers.

 

Her work has earned numerous honors, including two lifetime writing achievement awards, an Emmy for educational television, and an Edgar Allan Poe and multiple Agatha Christie mystery award nominations. To date nearly 1.8 million audio, ebook, and print copies of Kathleen's forty published books have been purchased.

 

"Lies of Omission," the inaugural book in Kathleen's new Hanneke Bauer historical fiction series from Level Best Books.

 

Kathleen has a Masters Degree in History Education and Writing from Antioch University, where her self-designed program focused on non-traditional methods of teaching and learning history, with a special emphasis on historical fiction.

 

 

___ Sunday, May 1 ____

MUSEUM OPENS FOR THE 83RD TOUR SEASON

12-3 pm, Weekends (other by appointment)

 

 

___ Saturday, May 28 (Memorial Day weekend) ____

MUSEUM HOURS EXTENDED

12-3 pm, Every day except Tuesdays

 

OPENING OF EXHIBITS in the Watertown History Center:

Maas Brothers Construction: Centennial Projects & Plans

Hotel Watertown: Five-story hotel Plans & Documentation

 

 

___ Monday, June 20, 6:30 p.m. ____

MUSIC AT THE MUSEUM

Harold & the Doby Effects - A Milwaukee-based band performing a mixture of light jazz, pop, soul and dance music

*The rain date will be the following Tuesday evening*

 

 

___ Monday, July 18, 6:30 p.m. ____

MUSIC AT THE MUSEUM

An evening with Bruce A. Henry

An internationally-known vocalist, composer, storyteller, and recording artist with an emphasis on Jazz and R&B

*The rain date will be the following Tuesday evening*

 

 

___ Monday, August 22, 6:30 p.m. ____

MUSIC AT THE MUSEUM

Flight <> An Eagles tribute band led by John Harrison of Watertown

*The rain date will be the following Tuesday evening*

 

 

___ Sunday, Sept. 18, 1:30 p.m. ____

ANNUAL FIRST BRIGADE BAND CONCERT & ICE CREAM SOCIAL

 

 

___ Saturday/Sunday, Nov. 26/27 ____

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PLAY PERFORMED BY THE WATERTOWN PLAYERS

 

 

PLEASE NOTE 

ALL EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

CALL (920) 261-2796 FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION
 

 

 

 

 

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History of Watertown, Wisconsin

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