Past events at Watkins Museum of History

Dec. 9, 2017
Introduction to Genealogy
Dec. 9, 2017
Introduction to Genealogy class
Dec. 2, 2017
Tails and Tradition Family Event
Nov. 8, 2017
NovemBEER at the Watkins
Oct. 31, 2017
Halloween at the Watkins
Oct. 21, 2017
German-American History Talk & Gallery Tour
Sept. 29, 2017
Town Teams: Bigger Than Baseball
Sept. 21, 2017
League of Women Voters Hot Topic: Voter Suppression
Sept. 16, 2017
Vietnam Comes to Lawrence: Remembering a Bitter War
Aug. 25, 2017
Local Stories of the Underground Railroad
Aug. 19, 2017
Underground Railroad Bus Tour
Aug. 19, 2017
School of the Soldier: Civil War Kids' Activities
Aug. 19, 2017
Civil War Historian Talk & Book Signing
Aug. 19, 2017
Civil War on the Western Frontier; Events at the Watkins
Aug. 17, 2017
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) Meeting
Aug. 17, 2017
League of Women Voters Hot Topic: What's Up with the Kansas Water Plan?
Aug. 3, 2017
Lawrence Stamp Club
July 29, 2017
Family Movie Nights: "Pocahontas"
July 28, 2017
Final Friday: The Centron Legacy
July 27, 2017
Family Movie Night: "Space Jam"
July 27, 2017
Family Movie Nights: "The Karate Kid"
July 26, 2017
Family Movie Nights: "Cool Runnings"
July 18, 2017
Fifty Years of Fair Housing in Lawrence
July 6, 2017
Lawrence Stamp Club
June 30, 2017
The Negro Leagues: Talk by Historian Phil S. Dixon
June 30, 2017
African American History at the Watkins
June 15, 2017
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) Meeting
June 10, 2017
Mignonettes on Mass Street
May 26, 2017
Final Friday: Auto Innovators Past & Present
May 18, 2017
League of Women Voters Hot Topic: City of Lawrence Transportation Study
May 4, 2017
Lawrence Stamp Club
April 22, 2017
Genealogy Workshop: Documenting Life Events, Intro to Birth, Marriage, Children, Death and Probate
April 22, 2017
Genealogy Class: Vital Records, birth to probate
April 20, 2017
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) Program & Meeting
April 6, 2017
Lawrence Stamp Club
March 31, 2017
Art of Conversation: Social Service/Social Justice
March 25, 2017
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
March 18, 2017
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
March 16, 2017
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) Program & Meeting
March 11, 2017
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
March 11, 2017
Introduction to Genealogy Class
March 11, 2017
Introduction to Genealogy
March 2, 2017
Lawrence Stamp Club
Feb. 25, 2017
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Feb. 24, 2017
Breaking the Ice: Lawrence, the Soviet Union, and Peace
Feb. 18, 2017
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Feb. 18, 2017
Genealogy Workshop: Publishing Your Family History
Feb. 18, 2017
Write and Publish Your Family History
Feb. 16, 2017
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) Program & Meeting
Feb. 11, 2017
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Jan. 27, 2017
Art of Conversation: Langston's Lawrence
Jan. 21, 2017
Introduction to DNA for Genealogists
Jan. 21, 2017
DNA for Genealogists Class
Dec. 3, 2016
Tails and Traditions Family Festival
Dec. 1, 2016
Lawrence Stamp Club
Nov. 12, 2016
Art of Conversation: Sports and Social Justice
Nov. 12, 2016
Genealogy Workshop: Introduction to Maps and Land Records
Oct. 31, 2016
Trick-Or-Treat at the Watkins
Oct. 28, 2016
Pinckney School Art & Artifacts Collection
Oct. 15, 2016
Writing Out: A Memoir-Crafting Workshop
Oct. 13, 2016
Movie Night at the Watkins: "Hocus Pocus"
Oct. 8, 2016
Museum Guide Training Workshop
Sept. 30, 2016
Art of Conversation: Segregation and Civil Rights
Sept. 21, 2016
Sexual Violence in Your Community: What You Can Do
Sept. 8, 2016
Sodbusters and Rainmakers
Aug. 26, 2016
The Great War at 100: The KU WWI Centennial Commemoration
Aug. 20, 2016
Turning Points of the Civil War
Aug. 20, 2016
School of the Soldier: Civil War Activities for Kids
Aug. 20, 2016
Scattered People: Civilian Refugees from the Border War,
Aug. 20, 2016
Civil War on the Western Frontier
Aug. 18, 2016
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW): Military Aspects of the Border War
Aug. 4, 2016
Lawrence Stamp Club monthly meeting
July 30, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
July 29, 2016
Faster, Higher, Stronger: Douglas County Olympians
July 27, 2016
Opening Ceremonies at the Watkins: Douglas County Athletes
July 23, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
July 16, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
July 9, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
June 25, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
June 25, 2016
The Art of Conversation: Race and Social Justice
June 25, 2016
Free State Festival: The Art of Conversation: Race and Social Justice
June 24, 2016
Free State Festival: Final Friday at the Watkins
June 24, 2016
Hidden Forces: The Kansas People's History Project
June 24, 2016
Hidden Forces: The Kansas People's History Project
June 18, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
June 16, 2016
League of Women Voters presents Paul Johnson: "Legislative Highlights"
June 11, 2016
Over the Rainbow Doll Club presents: Eliza and the Dolls of Massachusetts Street
June 2, 2016
Lawrence Stamp Club
May 28, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
May 27, 2016
Hidden Forces: The Kansas People's History Project
May 27, 2016
Hidden Forces: The Kansas People's History Project
May 21, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
May 14, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
May 14, 2016
WalkAboutLawrence walking tour
May 7, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
May 7, 2016
Genealogy Class at the Watkins Museum: Census Research
May 5, 2016
Lawrence Stamp Club
April 30, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
April 29, 2016
Gathered Nations: The 1926 Haskell Pow Wow
April 23, 2016
Watkins Museum: Know Your Antiques
April 21, 2016
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
April 16, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
April 9, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
April 5, 2016
The Harvey Girls
April 2, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
April 1, 2016
3rd Annual Kaw Valley Conference
March 26, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
March 25, 2016
Effecting Change: Hang-12 Art Show at the Watkins
March 25, 2016
Effecting Change: Hang-12 Art Show at the Watkins
March 19, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
March 17, 2016
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
March 12, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
March 7, 2016
Lawrence Stamp Club monthly meeting
March 6, 2016
Teddy Bear Picnic and Just Food Benefit
March 3, 2016
Lawrence Stamp Club monthly meeting
Feb. 27, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Feb. 27, 2016
Introduction to Genealogy Class
Feb. 27, 2016
Introduction to Genealogy Workshop at the Watkins Museum
Feb. 26, 2016
Landmark History: A Final Friday Program on Historic Preservation
Feb. 20, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Feb. 18, 2016
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Feb. 18, 2016
League of Women Voters Hot Topic Meeting: Foster Care in Kansas
Feb. 13, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Feb. 6, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Feb. 4, 2016
Lawrence Stamp Club monthly meeting
Jan. 29, 2016
Remedies and Memories: Changing Medicine in Lawrence
Jan. 28, 2016
Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council Heritage 2016 Grant Information Session
Jan. 23, 2016
Introduction to Genealogy Class
Jan. 21, 2016
Sons of Union Veterans meeting: Civil War Weapons
Jan. 16, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Jan. 9, 2016
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Jan. 9, 2016
Closing Celebration for "Under Protest: Emigrant Tribes in Franklin County, Kansas"
Jan. 7, 2016
Lawrence Stamp Club Monthly Meeting
Dec. 17, 2015
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Dec. 5, 2015
Tails and Traditions at the Watkins Museum
Nov. 21, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Nov. 20, 2015
Kansas Peoples History Project workshop
Nov. 14, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Nov. 7, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Nov. 7, 2015
Kansas History Authors Day
Oct. 31, 2015
Trick or Treat at the Watkins
Oct. 31, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Oct. 30, 2015
Día de los Muertos Exhibit Opening
Oct. 24, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Oct. 24, 2015
Food Day: Exploring Hunger in Douglas County
Oct. 24, 2015
Food Day: Exploring Hunger in Douglas County
Oct. 17, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Oct. 15, 2015
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Oct. 10, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Oct. 3, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Sept. 26, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Sept. 25, 2015
Under Protest: Emigrant Tribes in Franklin County, Kansas
Sept. 20, 2015
Cleverly Concealed: The Truth Behind Victorian Era Brickwork at the Watkins Bank
Sept. 19, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Sept. 17, 2015
Sons of Union Veterans meeting: "Juneteenth"
Sept. 12, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Sept. 5, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Sept. 3, 2015
Lawrence Stamp Club Monthly Meeting
Aug. 28, 2015
Final Friday at Watkins Museum of History: "Four Days in Cornville"
Aug. 27, 2015
Kansas People's History Workshop
Aug. 22, 2015
Civil War on the Western Frontier: Downtown Lawrence Walking Tours: A Look Back at Quantrill’s Raid
Aug. 22, 2015
Civil War on the Western Frontier: Bus Tours: A Look Back at Quantrill’s Raid on Lawrence
Aug. 22, 2015
Civil War on the Western Frontier: Bus Tours: A Look Back at Quantrill’s Raid on Lawrence
Aug. 22, 2015
Civil War on the Western Frontier: Katie Armitage: "Lawrence Rises from the Ashes"
Aug. 22, 2015
Katie Armitage Lecture: Lawrence Rises from the Ashes
Aug. 22, 2015
Civil War on the Western Frontier: Downtown Lawrence Walking Tours: A Look Back at Quantrill’s Raid
Aug. 22, 2015
Civil War on the Western Frontier: Bus Tours: A Look Back at Quantrill’s Raid on Lawrence
Aug. 22, 2015
Civil War on the Western Frontier: Downtown Lawrence Walking Tours: A Look Back at Quantrill’s Raid
Aug. 22, 2015
Civil War on the Western Frontier: Bus Tours: A Look Back at Quantrill’s Raid on Lawrence
Aug. 20, 2015
League of Women Voters Brown Bag: “Factory Farming and Environmental Sustainability"
Aug. 19, 2015
Civil War on the Western Frontier: Civil War, Censuses, and U.S. Colored Troops
Aug. 19, 2015
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Aug. 13, 2015
The Kansas Fish Markets
Aug. 6, 2015
Lawrence Stamp Club Monthly Meeting
July 31, 2015
Soda Fountains of Kansas & Root Beer Floats!
July 31, 2015
Soda Fountains of Kansas
July 25, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
July 21, 2015
Museum Exhibit: Movies on Main Street: Lawrence and The Dark Command Premiere - Closes August 8th
July 18, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
July 15, 2015
Bleeding Kansas: The Real Start of the Civil War
July 15, 2015
Bleeding Kansas: The Real Start of the Civil War
July 12, 2015
Summer Music Series: Ragtime at the Watkins with Al Brune
July 11, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
June 27, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
June 20, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
June 18, 2015
Sons of Union Veterans: "Charles Curtiss and the Civil War Service of his Father"
June 4, 2015
Lawrence Stamp Club
May 30, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
May 23, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
May 21, 2015
Sons of Union Veterans: “Reenactment of Lee’s Surrender to Grant at Appomattox"
May 21, 2015
League of Women Voters Brown Bag: County Administrator Craig Weinaug: Jail and Mental Health Needs
May 16, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
May 14, 2015
Engaging Youth to Protect Douglas County's Cultural Resources
May 9, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
May 7, 2015
Lawrence Stamp Club
May 2, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
April 25, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
April 25, 2015
Military Preservation Workshop - The Things They Carried Home
April 24, 2015
Military Heritage on Display - Final Friday at the Watkins
April 24, 2015
Exhibit: "Preserving Military Heritage"
April 23, 2015
The Lawrence Promoters: High School Basketball in the Days of Jim Crow
April 18, 2015
Dark Command - 75th Anniversary of its Premiere
April 18, 2015
Dark Command - 75th Anniversary of its Premiere
April 18, 2015
Dark Command - 75th Anniversary of its Premiere
April 11, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
April 9, 2015
Sports Trivia Night: From Gladiators to Jayhawks
April 4, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
April 2, 2015
Lawrence Stamp Club
March 28, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
March 27, 2015
Trivia Night at the Watkins - March Madness!
March 27, 2015
Final Friday at Watkins Museum of History
March 21, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
March 19, 2015
Sons of Union Veterans meeting: "Lawrence, KS, 1856: The Flash Point of the Civil War"
March 19, 2015
League of Women Voters: Influence of Financial Contributions by Private Corporations to Public Educ.
March 14, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
March 7, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Feb. 28, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Feb. 26, 2015
Trivia Night at the Watkins - Strange Love - It's Valentine's Day!
Feb. 26, 2015
The Trivia Lovers
Feb. 21, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Feb. 19, 2015
Sons of Union Veterans: "A Friend of Kansas Free Soilers, John Brown, Emancipation & Black Soldiers"
Feb. 19, 2015
League of Women Voters Brown Bag: Sandy Praeger, "Health Care Compacts and 2015 Medical Issues"
Feb. 14, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Feb. 7, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Jan. 31, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Jan. 30, 2015
Lawrence Inside Out Portrait-Taking Session
Jan. 24, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Jan. 22, 2015
Trivia Night at the Watkins - Beer Historians!
Jan. 17, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Jan. 15, 2015
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Jan. 10, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Jan. 3, 2015
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Dec. 27, 2014
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Dec. 20, 2014
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Dec. 18, 2014
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Dec. 6, 2014
"Tails and Traditions" -- A Free Family Festival
Nov. 29, 2014
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Nov. 28, 2014
Nostalgia Friday
Nov. 22, 2014
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Nov. 20, 2014
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Nov. 20, 2014
Brown Bag: "Marriage Equality: What Recent Court Decisions Mean for Douglas County"
Nov. 15, 2014
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Nov. 8, 2014
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Nov. 1, 2014
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Oct. 25, 2014
History of the Watkins Land Mortgage & National Bank Building
Oct. 23, 2014
Halloween, Day of the Dead, and Death in Ancient Mexico
Oct. 23, 2014
Halloween, Day of the Dead, and Death in Ancient Mexico
Oct. 18, 2014
Saturday Afternoon Ragtime
Oct. 16, 2014
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Oct. 16, 2014
League of Women Voters Brown Bag: "Update on Gun Laws" with DA Charles Branson
Oct. 15, 2014
Quantrill's Raid Walking Tour
Oct. 13, 2014
Panel Discussion - Media and Military: A Tentative Alliance
Sept. 18, 2014
“The Realities of Great War Aviation"
Sept. 7, 2014
Lawrence African Violet Club Plant Sale
Aug. 29, 2014
Watkins Museum opens WWI Exhibit for August Final Friday
Aug. 16, 2014
Quantrill’s Raid Walking Tours
Aug. 16, 2014
Quantrill’s Raid Walking Tours
Aug. 16, 2014
Civil War on the Western Frontier (Full Schedule)
Aug. 16, 2014
Quantrill’s Raid Walking Tours
Aug. 16, 2014
Quantrill’s Raid Bus Tour
Aug. 10, 2014
Summer Sunday Afternoon Ragtime Party
Aug. 10, 2014
Summer Sunday Afternoon Ragtime Party
July 17, 2014
National WWI Museum Curator Lora Vogt
July 13, 2014
Summer Sunday Afternoon Ragtime Party
July 13, 2014
Summer Sunday Afternoon Ragtime Party
June 27, 2014
Watkins Museum Featuring Centron Films for June Final Friday
June 20, 2014
Getting Around Trivia Night
June 19, 2014
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
June 12, 2014
War Stories with Aaron Barnhart
June 11, 2014
Leo Beuerman biographer speaks at Watkins Museum
June 5, 2014
Propaganda, Dissent and Eye-Witness Accounts: Selections of the Eric G. Carlson Donation to the SMA
May 31, 2014
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
May 24, 2014
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
May 17, 2014
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
May 15, 2014
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
May 15, 2014
Lawrence League of Women Voters Brown Bag: Speaker: Midge Grinstead, Dir. Kansas Humane Society
May 10, 2014
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
May 3, 2014
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
May 2, 2014
Hangouts and Hideaways Trivia Night
April 26, 2014
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
April 25, 2014
Final Friday at Watkins Museum: Student hangouts; Hillel Art Show; Dr. Bill Tuttle
April 24, 2014
WWI Lecture Series: Trench Warfare and the Challenges it Posed
April 19, 2014
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
April 17, 2014
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
April 17, 2014
League of Women Voters Brown Bag: "Legislative Threats to Women's Health"
April 12, 2014
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
April 12, 2014
Stars In The Sky
April 10, 2014
Collecting Native American Material Culture
April 5, 2014
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
April 5, 2014
Girl Scout Activities at the Watkins
March 29, 2014
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
March 29, 2014
Girl Scout Thinking Day Exhibition
March 28, 2014
Final Friday at the Watkins Museum
March 27, 2014
"Annie Diggs: A Voice for Working People"
March 22, 2014
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
March 22, 2014
How to Conduct a Flag Ceremony
March 20, 2014
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
March 20, 2014
Dr. Joe Douglas, Bert Nash: "Mental Health Matters: Are We Doing Enough?"
March 19, 2014
Dr. Matthew Naylor, President and CEO of the National WWI Museum
March 15, 2014
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
March 8, 2014
Afternoon Tea in Honor of Lawrence Benefactor Elizabeth Miller Watkins
March 1, 2014
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
Feb. 28, 2014
Final Friday at Watkins Museum: "Courage, Confidence and Character: Girl Scouting in Lawrence"
Feb. 25, 2014
WWI Lecture Series- WWI Commemoration at KU
Feb. 22, 2014
Read Across Lawrence Event: "Who Lived in My House?"
Feb. 21, 2014
Girl Power Trivia Night
Feb. 20, 2014
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Feb. 20, 2014
League of Women Voters Brownbag: "School Finance: State Decisions and Our Schools"
Jan. 24, 2014
Addictions, Obsessions, and Superstitions Trivia Night
Jan. 16, 2014
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Jan. 9, 2014
"A Million Lamp-posts Waiting: The Start of the American Surveillance State in 1918"
Dec. 28, 2013
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
Dec. 21, 2013
Watkins Museum Winter Music Series
Dec. 14, 2013
Watkins Museum Winter Music Series
Dec. 7, 2013
Watkins Museum Winter Music Series
Dec. 7, 2013
Watkins Museum Holiday Horse Hullabaloo
Nov. 30, 2013
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
Nov. 23, 2013
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
Nov. 16, 2013
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
Nov. 15, 2013
"We the People: Latino/a Immigrants' Struggle for Respect, Acceptance, and Equal Rights"
Nov. 14, 2013
Beer Night at Watkins Museum
Nov. 9, 2013
Dr. Terry Beckenbaugh: "The Battle of Honey Springs"
Nov. 8, 2013
Larryville Night @WatkinsMuseum
Nov. 2, 2013
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
Oct. 27, 2013
Local Puppets exhibit and Art Walk shows
Oct. 26, 2013
Local Puppets exhibit and Art Walk shows
Oct. 25, 2013
Local Puppets exhibit and Art Walk shows
Oct. 24, 2013
Dr. Dennis Dailey at the Watkins Museum
Oct. 19, 2013
Renowned Kansas Appleknocker Classic Ragtime Duo
Oct. 17, 2013
League of Women Voters Brownbag: "Healthcare in Lawrence, KS: How Affordable Is It?"
Oct. 5, 2013
Puppetry Arts Institute: Marionette Show and Family Day
Sept. 28, 2013
Quantrill's Raid Walking Tours
Sept. 25, 2013
Read Across Lawrence for Kids: Kansas to Key West
Sept. 19, 2013
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Aug. 24, 2013
Trails Head chapter meeting of the Oregon-California Trails Association
Aug. 17, 2013
Music of the Civil War Era, Kaw Valley Concert Band
Aug. 17, 2013
Fire and Fall Back: Quantrill’s Leave-taking from Kansas
Aug. 17, 2013
Quantrill’s Raid Walking Tours
Aug. 17, 2013
Quantrill’s Men Reunions: Dr. Jeremy Neely, Missouri State University
Aug. 17, 2013
Watkins Museum Core Exhibit Public Opening
Aug. 17, 2013
Quantrill’s Raid Walking Tours
Aug. 16, 2013
Watkins Museum Exhibit Gala
Aug. 15, 2013
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Aug. 11, 2013
Summer Ragtime Party
July 28, 2013
Civil War Fashion Show
July 26, 2013
#QR1863 Preview Party
July 25, 2013
Civil War Fashion Show Workshops
July 23, 2013
Who Lived in My House?
July 18, 2013
Civil War Fashion Show Workshops
July 14, 2013
Summer Ragtime Party
July 11, 2013
Civil War Fashion Show Workshops
July 11, 2013
Who Lived in My House?
July 2, 2013
Behind the Scenes at the Museum
June 28, 2013
Democracy on Display: 100 Years of Political Advertising
June 27, 2013
Civil War Fashion Show Workshops
June 20, 2013
Civil War Fashion Show Workshops
June 13, 2013
Civil War Fashion Show Workshops
June 13, 2013
Behind the Scenes at the Museum
June 6, 2013
Civil War Fashion Show Workshops
May 31, 2013
"Occasional Mayhem"
May 16, 2013
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
April 26, 2013
Watkins Museum Commemorates Earth Day at Final Friday Event
April 18, 2013
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
April 13, 2013
KU Campus Historic District: Protecting Campus Resources
March 29, 2013
Abe Eitzen exhibit
March 21, 2013
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
March 21, 2013
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
March 21, 2013
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
March 10, 2013
Teddy Bear Picnic
March 9, 2013
DIY Series: Caring for Your Historic Home
March 2, 2013
DIY Series: Caring for Your Historic Home
Feb. 28, 2013
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Feb. 23, 2013
DIY Series: Caring for Your Historic Home
Feb. 22, 2013
Works by Nicole Lopez
Feb. 21, 2013
Sons of the Union Veterans meeting
Feb. 16, 2013
DIY Series: Caring for Your Historic Home
Jan. 25, 2013
Exhibition of Lawrence's "Riverkings" opens with Final Friday reception
Jan. 19, 2013
Beer Night at the Watkins Museum
Jan. 17, 2013
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Dec. 13, 2012
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Dec. 1, 2012
"We See This" exhibit
Nov. 30, 2012
"We See This" exhibit
Nov. 11, 2012
From Fatherland to Farmland: German POWs in the Great Plains
Nov. 11, 2012
Veterans Day at Watkins Museum
Nov. 7, 2012
Douglas County Historical Society Annual Meeting
Oct. 20, 2012
Bike Tour of East Lawrence
Sept. 5, 2012
Heritage Conservation Council
Aug. 31, 2012
Final Friday Car Party and Toy Car Racetrack at the Watkins
Aug. 18, 2012
Civil War on the Western Frontier
Aug. 16, 2012
Civil War on the Western Frontier
Aug. 16, 2012
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Aug. 16, 2012
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Aug. 12, 2012
Sunday Summer Ragtime Series
Aug. 2, 2012
Lawrence Stamp Club
July 8, 2012
Sunday Summer Ragtime Series
July 5, 2012
Lawrence Stamp Club
June 28, 2012
The Day After 30th Anniversary Reunion and Film Screening
June 13, 2012
Who lived in my House?
June 7, 2012
Stamps in Your Attic
June 7, 2012
Lawrence Stamp Club
March 30, 2012
Opening: More Than a Game: Basketball and Community Spirit
Feb. 24, 2012
Knowledge Grows: Student Experiences in the Smart Choices Garden
Feb. 24, 2012
School garden exhibit opens at Watkins
Jan. 19, 2012
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Dec. 17, 2011
December Music Series
Dec. 15, 2011
Sons of Union Veterans
Dec. 15, 2011
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Dec. 10, 2011
December Music Series
Dec. 3, 2011
Smooth Jazz Saturday Afternoon" With Mike Shirtz
Dec. 3, 2011
December Music Series
Nov. 3, 2011
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Oct. 28, 2011
"Living Memories" Exhibit Opening Celebration at the Watkins Museum
Oct. 28, 2011
Activity: Day of the Dead & Final Fridays
Oct. 27, 2011
Reading and Book Signing, The Rev. Dr. Bobbie Groth
Oct. 20, 2011
Sons of Union Veterans meeting
Oct. 20, 2011
Sons of Union Veterans
Sept. 24, 2011
Architectural Walking Tour
Sept. 18, 2011
Happy Birthday Lawrence
Sept. 15, 2011
Sons of Union Veterans
Aug. 21, 2011
Roll Call of Victim’s Names of Quantrill’s Raid
Aug. 21, 2011
Reverend Cordley’s Recollections
Aug. 20, 2011
Quantrill’s Raid: A Walking Tour
Aug. 20, 2011
Shared Stories of the Civil War ∙ Reader’s Theater
Aug. 20, 2011
Quantrill’s Raid: A Walking Tour
Aug. 18, 2011
Sons of the Union Veterans
Aug. 14, 2011
Concert Series: Summer Sunday Ragtime Party
Aug. 11, 2011
Civil War Open House
July 21, 2011
Sons of the Union Veterans
July 10, 2011
Concert Series: Summer Sunday Ragtime Party
June 30, 2011
Presentation and Tour:  Watkins: A Closer Look
June 16, 2011
Sons of Union Veterans
June 12, 2011
Concert Series: Summer Sunday Ragtime Party
June 2, 2011
Stamps in Your Attic? Learn more about your postage stamp collection.
April 23, 2011
Read Across Lawrence: "Struggle and Resilence:Kansas During the Great Depression" at Watkins Museum
April 21, 2011
Sons of Union Veterans
April 21, 2011
Conversations about Elizabeth Miller Watkins
March 17, 2011
Sons of Union Veterans
Feb. 17, 2011
Sons of Union Veterans
Jan. 21, 2011
P.E.O. Chapter FZ
Jan. 20, 2011
Sons of Union Veterans
Dec. 16, 2010
Sons of Union Veterans
Dec. 14, 2010
Headquarters Counseling Center Anniversary
Dec. 14, 2010
Headquarters Counseling Center Donor Celebration
Nov. 18, 2010
Sons of Union Veterans
Oct. 21, 2010
Sons of Union Veterans
Oct. 7, 2010
Postage Stamps in Your Attic
Sept. 16, 2010
Sons of Union Veterans
Aug. 21, 2010
Walking Tour of Quantrill’s Raid:
Aug. 21, 2010
Walking Tour of Quantrill’s Raid:
Aug. 19, 2010
Sons of Union Veterans
Aug. 19, 2010
Liberty and Freedom in Bleeding Kansas
Aug. 12, 2010
Lincoln in Kansas
Aug. 10, 2010
“John Brown: Martyr or Madman?”
Aug. 7, 2010
Kansas Women in the Civil War
July 15, 2010
Sons of Union Veterans
June 17, 2010
Sons of Union Veterans
May 20, 2010
Sons of Union Veterans
April 15, 2010
Sons of Union Veterans
March 18, 2010
Sons of Union Veterans
Feb. 18, 2010
Sons of Union Veterans
Jan. 21, 2010
Sons of Union Veterans
Dec. 17, 2009
Sons of Union Veterans
Nov. 19, 2009
Sons of Union Veterans
Nov. 3, 2009
Lecture: “Dias de los Muertos (Days of the Dead),” by Grace Marion
Oct. 15, 2009
Sons of Union Veterans
Sept. 24, 2009
Douglas County Historical Society Meetings
Sept. 17, 2009
Sons of Union Veterans
Aug. 20, 2009
Sons of Union Veterans
Aug. 20, 2009
Lincoln and Me
Aug. 15, 2009
Portrayal of John Brown
Aug. 15, 2009
Walking tour of Quantrill’s Raid
Aug. 15, 2009
Walking tour of Quantrill’s Raid
Aug. 8, 2009
Marla Matkin
July 16, 2009
Sons of Union Veterans
June 18, 2009
Sons of Union Veterans
May 21, 2009
Sons of Union Veterans
May 7, 2009
Lawrence Stamp Club
April 16, 2009
Sons of Union Veterans
April 16, 2009
Lecture: “To the Stars over Rough Roads: The Life of Andrew Atchison, Teacher and Missionary”
April 2, 2009
Lawrence Stamp Club
March 19, 2009
Sons of Union Veterans
March 5, 2009
Lawrence Stamp Club
Feb. 19, 2009
Sons of Union Veterans
Feb. 19, 2009
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Feb. 5, 2009
Lawrence Stamp Club
Jan. 15, 2009
Sons of Union Veterans
Jan. 8, 2009
Lawrence Stamp Club
Dec. 18, 2008
Sons of Union Veterans
Oct. 25, 2008
DCAP Red Ribbon Art Auction Preview
Oct. 25, 2008
Douglas County AIDS Project Art Auction Preview
Oct. 24, 2008
DCAP Red Ribbon Art Auction Preview
Oct. 24, 2008
Douglas County AIDS Project Art Auction Preview
Sept. 18, 2008
Book discussion: "Chance"
Aug. 19, 2008
Great American Medicine Show
Aug. 14, 2008
"Judge Louis Carpenter Victim of Hate"
Aug. 8, 2008
Robert Collins Lecture and Book Signing
July 26, 2008
Family storytime and puppets
July 26, 2008
Ardys & Bradford
July 25, 2008
"Buggies with a Beat"
July 25, 2008
"Buggies with a Beat"
July 10, 2008
Dulcimer music with Allen Macfarlane
July 5, 2008
Live music by Karl Ramberg
July 5, 2008
Visualize Music family workshop
July 5, 2008
Tom Bottle-Man Krause
June 28, 2008
Poetry and music with Barry Barnes
June 28, 2008
"Songs and Stories of the Kansas Plains"
June 22, 2008
Dust Bowl Traveling Exhibit
June 21, 2008
Walking Tour of Downtown Lawrence: the 1930s
June 21, 2008
Dust Bowl Traveling Exhibit
June 20, 2008
Brown Bag Lunch: "Art & the Dust Bowl-era"
June 20, 2008
Dust Bowl Traveling Exhibit
June 19, 2008
Dust Bowl Traveling Exhibit
June 18, 2008
"Iconic Images" Workshop
June 7, 2008
James Naismith Portrayal by Bill Worley
Jan. 13, 2008
Rodeos, Cowboys, and Cowgirls: Broncos and Trick Riders
Dec. 8, 2007
"W is for Winter"
Nov. 17, 2007
"T is for Thanksgiving"
Oct. 28, 2007
Theodore Roosevelt re-enactment
Oct. 23, 2007
Flu Immunization Clinic
Oct. 13, 2007
"Jim Lane: Scoundrel, Statesman, Kansan"
Oct. 13, 2007
"The Author Meets His Subject"
Sept. 29, 2007
"S is for Schoolhouse"
Sept. 22, 2007
"Saving Stuff Saturdays"
Sept. 15, 2007
Program: Caring for Antique Toys
Sept. 15, 2007
"Saving Stuff Saturdays"
Aug. 21, 2007
"Bloody Dawn: The Lawrence Massacre"
Aug. 20, 2007
"August Bondi, Soldier and Settler (1833-1907)"
Aug. 19, 2007
"Quantrill's Thieves"
Aug. 18, 2007
"An Evening with Mr. and Mrs. John Spear"
Aug. 18, 2007
Lecture: "Corsets and Crinolines"
Aug. 18, 2007
Lecture: "L is for Lincoln"
Aug. 17, 2007
"How the Civil War Ended the Women's Rights Movement"
Aug. 16, 2007
"They Deserved a Better Fate"
Aug. 16, 2007
Lunch Pail Lecture: Lecompton, Kansas
Aug. 15, 2007
Lecture: "Battle of Westport"
Aug. 15, 2007
Lunch Pail Lecture: Opothleyaholaj
July 19, 2007
Book discussion: "Jim Lane: Scoundrel, Statesman, Kansan"
June 30, 2007
"F is for Fair"
May 12, 2007
Mother's Day tea and tribute to Elizabeth Miller Watkins
Dec. 16, 2006
"G is for Giving" history hour
Dec. 2, 2006
An Old Fashioned Winter Holiday
Dec. 2, 2006
"A Victorian Christmas"
June 8, 2006
"O Pioneers!: Life in Territorial Kansas"
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