The celebration will be held in Sletwold Hall at the museum on Sunday, Aug. 13, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Bring a favorite dish or entree to share and join in the observance of the FOM's 40th birthday and recognition of those who have done so much to keep the museum operating.
The volunteers' efforts have promoted Dr. W. H. Over's dream of preserving South Dakota's natural, historical and cultural heritage and passing them on to present and future generations. The Friends will also recognize the service and dedication that Dorothy and Otto Neuhaus have given to the FOM and its museum over the last 40 years.
Aug. 3-7 – Lions' Biker and Traveler Pancake Fund raiser at the I-29, Exit 26) Rest Stop, sponsored and conducted by the Vermillion Lions Club for the FOM.
Aug. 13 – FOM 40th Birthday Celebration, potluck, and volunteer recognition.
Aug. 11 – Star Party Sleep Over at the Over Museum – Kids' Club – Astronomy Event – Meteor shower, star gazing, and a study of the heavens in the Star Lab.
Aug. 20 – Book Signing Fund raiser – Bob Kolbe and Aaron Woodward.
Aug. 25 – Vermillion Chamber of Commerce Referrals over Breakfast.
Aug. 26 – Observance of the 1806 return of the Corps of Discovery (Lewis and Clark) will be held at Spirit Mound from 9 a.m. to noon. Historical and natural science activities are planned.