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What’s Happening Now at the Museum?
MUSEUM is OPEN NOW TUESDAYS thru SATURDAYS 10:30-4:30 and SUNDAYS 1-4PM
The MODEL TRAINS are running all summer, first Saturdays of June, July and August – 10:30-12:30
Coming Up: Cocktails on the Creek and Elva C rides too! Cocktails on the Creek every 2nd & 4th Friday – cruises on the Elva C beforehand (free, but call for a seat at 804-453-6529 – only 15 seats per run)
JUNE 15th: 7-9pm in the Museum’s pavilion – 1st summer concert! Bring your lawn chairs, a picnic, and your dancing shoes! John Conolly & Rob vanSante are singing about life on the water (both here and in Great Britain). $10 per person (13 and over).
ON-GOING RESEARCH -Please help us! Austin Schmidt, Associate Curator, is assisting with a new exhibition “From Founders to Our Future: Reedville’s First Families” and needs photos, family histories and stories from your loved ones! He is especially looking for information and images for families who built homes on Main Street; including *but not limited to): Bailey, Biddlecomb, Blundon, Booth, Butler, Cockrell, Crockett, Coppedge, Covington, Croswell, Crowther, Dawson, Dey, Fisher, Forrest, Garner, Garrison, Haynie, Hillson, Hinton, Holmes, Hughes, Jett, Lewis, Lofland, Marsh, McFarland, McNeal, Megill, Miersch, Moore, Morris, Muir, Owens, Raynor, Reed, Rice, Robinson, Shelton, Stanley, Taliferro, Toulson, Walker, Weaver, and Williams.
Help, we need somebody – no, not just anybody! Heeeeelp! (with apologies to the Beatles!)
ATTENTION VOLUNTEERS! Interested in History?
Volunteer Docents Are in Great Demand!
The Reedville Fishermen’s Museum needs help from our local area residents and friends. We are in need of new docents to man the gift shop and guide our visitors through the museum and its campus. Shifts are only 3.5 hours long. There are two docents per shift and two shifts per day. If you can spare time to volunteer for one or two shifts per month, it would make a huge difference! You can even pick which days of the week you would like to help. Complete training is provided and it is not difficult to learn.
Please contact the Museum office at 804.453.6529 if you would like to join our wonderful volunteer force!
Thank you so much