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A Very Vintage Holiday

Saturday, December 14 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Enjoy live musical entertainment and family-friendly activities! Schedule Holiday classics by the Heavy Metal Tuba Band 6:00-6:30 PM Coolidge Elementary Children's Choir to perform at 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Mt. Vernon High School Carolers to perform at 7:00 PM Event ends at 8:00 PM Activities Holiday ornament create-and-take area Showing of the 1910's silent film "A Christmas Carol" Cookies and hot cocoa FREE professional family and group pictures available by Above & Beyond Photography Museum galleries will be open to the public CLICK HERE for more information and to purchase tickets.

Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, November 30th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Enjoy unique holiday shopping with local vendors. Kid-friendly activities will also be available. Free admission! ​ Vendors Include: Usborne Books & More Chalk Couture and Wooden Signs Plunder Design Jewelry Scentsy Color Street Handmade ornaments by Millie Twin Pine Adirondack Mineckglass Attwood Designs Paparazzi Perfectly Posh Quillows by Jenn The Wright Touch Catering Company Jammin Jerrys Jams ALI I DESIGNS Norwex

Oral Histories LIVE! Featuring: Cary J. Hahn

Cary J. Hahn began his 54-year broadcasting career on the campus radio station at Lindenwood College in his hometown of St. Charles, Missouri (20 miles west of St. Louis off I-70). After radio stints in Lincoln, Nebraska, Jefferson City and Kansas City, Missouri, he came to Iowa in 1979 to be bureau chief for KTVO-TV, Ottumwa-Kirksville. He was the CBS 2 Iowa Traveler from 1983 to 2008, before returning to his first love…radio… as News Director for 93.1 FM &1450 KMRY Radio in Cedar Rapids. Since 2005, he has hosted “Big Band Memories” Sunday afternoons 1 – 3 p.m. on 88.3 KCCK, Iowa’s jazz station at Kirkwood Community College. In 2006 he was awarded the Iowa Broadcast News Association’s hi

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Tuesday - Saturday

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


$7.00 for general public

$5.00 for students (with ID)

Free for children ages 4 and younger

Free for members of The History Center

All galleries and exhibits are self-guided.

The History Center

Linn County Historical Society

800 Second Avenue SE

Cedar Rapids, IA  52403

Tel: 319-362-1501