POLKA HEARTLAND: WHY THE MIDWEST LOVES TO POLKA with author, Rick March
Adult Afternoon Program
EYES ON THE SKIES: THE CURRENT NIGHT SKY, WHAT TO WATCH FOR, HOW TO OBSERVE IT with the Director of UW Space Place, Dr. Jim Lattis.
NIAGARA ESCARPMENT: THE WHAT, WHERE, WHY AND WHEN with Director and Senior Curator of the Weis Earth Science Museum and Adjunct Professor of Geology and Geography at UW-Fox Valley, Dr. Joanne Kluessendorf.
Learn about the formation, history and importance of “The Ledge,” from its beginning in an ancient sea to its role in the modern wine industry. Join Dr. Joanne Kluessendorf for this journey through time to explore this prominent geologic feature right in our backyard.
A SETTER'S YEAR with author Kathleen Ernst
"A Settler's Year" provides a rare glimpse into the lives of early immigrants to the upper Midwest. Evocative photographs taken at Old World Wisconsin, the country's largest outdoor museum of rural life, lushly illustrate stories woven by historian, novelist, and poet Kathleen Ernst and compelling firsthand accounts left by the settlers themselves.