Events

2024 Lecture Series
 
  • 1/11/24-Sonya Dobberfuhl: South State Street from the Kishwaukee River to Logan Avenue , 6pm
  • 2/8/24- Gloria Van Hof: The Underground Railroad had Depots Here, 6pm
  • 3/21/24- Lynne Rymarz: Hedy Lamarr, Actress and Inventor, 6pm
  • 4/21/24- Cindy Poulter: Obituaries of Boone County, 6pm
  • 5/16/24- Joshua Sage: History, Mission, and Purpose of the Boone County Conservation District, 6pm
  • 6/20/24- Carol Rowe: Neighborhood Grocery Stores, 6pm
  • 7/25/24- Lynne Rymarz: Zelda Fitzgerald This Side of Paradise... Her Story, 6pm
  • 8/8/24- Christopher Hubbard: Historical Blacksmiths, 6pm
  • 9/12/24- Lorna Collier and Barbara Hazelwood-Miller: Tilli's Story, 6pm
  • 10/10/24- Kathi Kresol: Legends and Myths Along the Rock River, 6pm
  • 11/7/24- Mike Doyle: Boone County's Company "M", 6pm
Lecture Series programs are free to sustaining members, $5 for regular members, and $10 for non-members


Events at The Funderburg House
  • January 20th- Last Call at The Funderburg House 7-11pm
    • On January 20th from 7-11pm, make a final toast in style at The Funderburg House as we say farewell to the American right to liquor. Enjoy card games, dancing, live music provided by the Belvidere North High School Jazz Ensemble, food, and 1920’s cocktails including a moonshine flight, and a few surprises. Tickets cost $40 and you can purchase them at the museum or on Eventbrite using the link in the bio. We cannot wait to dance the night away with you all!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/last-call-at-the-funderburg-house-tickets-773393369387?aff=oddtdtcreator
 
  • February 17- Clue and Fondue at The Funderburg House 6-9pm
    • The local favorite is BACK! Solve a mysterious murder at The Funderburg House while enjoying food and drinks.