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40th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Saturday, July 12, 2014



The William Elliott Whitmore concert scheduled outdoors will now be held indoors due to forecasted thunderstorms. Please be aware that indoor capacity is limited. 

Saturday, July 12, 2014
Bring the whole family for a day of fun at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library! In celebration of our 40th year as an organization, we are offering free admission and family activities - plus a free concert in the evening. 

Schedule of Events:
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - FREE admission for all visitors, plus extended gallery hours. 
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Free family activities indoors and outdoors, including chalk mural, bubbles, folk dance, juggling lessons, and ethnic make-and-take crafts.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Grill and beverages by Hy-Vee Wilson Ave. available outdoors.
1:00 p.m. - History of Czechs and Slovaks in Cedar Rapids discussion on NCSML's Naxera Terrace.
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Wedding Anniversary Celebration in WFLA/ZCBJ Heritage Hall for couples who have had their wedding ceremony or reception at the NCSML. Includes cake and a professional photo. Wedding items from the NCSML's artifact collection will be on display all day.
6:00 p.m. - Beer garden featuring Lion Bridge Brewing Company opens outdoors.
7:00 p.m. - FREE outdoor concert  in the Rockwell Collins Amphitheater by William Elliott Whitmore (no coolers or large bags, please). Beer garden available. Music @ the Museum is generously sponsored by CRST and Alliant Energy.
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