Events

Easter Egg Dye-O-Rama!

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The sixth annual Easter Egg Design Contest & Dye-O-Rama will be held outdoors on the Centennial Terrace at the Neill-Cochran House Museum on Friday, April 18th, from Noon to 4:00 PM.  Children of all ages are invited to compete for prizes with their Easter egg designs.  In addition, everyone can learn the art of Ukrainian or Psyanky egg dyeing from Katy David who joins in again this year.  (Check out her website at http://www.katyegg.com/.)

Eggs and supplies will be provided to all participants.  Parents are asked to chaperone their youngsters at this event. Parking is available behind the museum, free of charge.

Bygone Days: Bringing the Victorian Era to Life at the Neill-Cochran House Museum

Victorian Games

What was childhood like in the nineteenth century?  What did crafts look like then?  And games? Join the Neill-Cochran House Museum for a week of Victorian fun and games!  We will reverse-paint on glass (eglomise), play lawn sports like croquet and badminton and dance around a may pole, learn to arrange flowers,  practice carpentry and crochet, scrapbook our summer adventures, and end the week with an etiquette class and tea party.

Dates: July 21-25th and July 28th-August 1st

Cost: Non-members- $ 250, Members- $225 for fist child, $200 for second child

Time: 9 am to 1 pm (after care offered from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm for $10)

Open to 1st through 4th graders

Snacks and refreshments will be provided but please provide a packed lunch.

Registration begins February 15th!

For more information or to register your child, please call 512-478-2335 or email info@nchmuseum.org