Upcoming Events

Round Table 
Thursday, May and June 2015 10:00 AM

Every Thursday until July 4th, the museum hosts round table sessions on different historical topics. These meetings are casual and open to the public at no charge.

ByronFest Quilt Show
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 10, 11, 12, 2015

Area quilters are invited to participate in the Byron Museum’s 28th Annual Quilt Show. The event is held July 11 through 12 during ByronFest. Quilt Show Committee Co-Chairs Wanda Cacciatore and Jan Emmons invite you to volunteer as greeters.

The museum is seeking area quilters and collectors to display their fabric works of art and be part of this event. Registration begins Friday, June 19 during normal museum hours and concludes Wednesday, July 8 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. Entry in the Quilt Show costs $5.00 per article, but Just for Show entries are free. Quilt Show hours: Friday, July 10 5-8pm, Saturday, July 11 10am-7pm, Sunday, July 12 11am-2pm.

Items will be selected for awards by a judge, and viewers will also have an opportunity to vote on their favorite quilt or wall hanging to win a “People’s Choice” award. The main categories are: Quilts, Antique, Wearable Art, Wall Hangings, and Just For Show. Cash Prizes and blue ribbons will be awarded for first place in each of 10 categories and ribbons awarded to second and third place winners.

Festival of Trees
Friday, December 4 6:00 to 9:00 PM

What does YOUR holiday look like?
Local organizations and businesses are invited to decorate the museum one tree at a time. Register your tree today for display during the Miracle on 2nd Street event on Friday, December 4th. People’s Choice Ballots determine first, second and third place winners with cash prizes for First Place. Last year 471 votes were cast.

Call 815-234-5031 or email director@byronmuseum.org for more details.