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News

The museum is now open on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1-5 pm and we hope that you will join us.  We are no longer requiring a mask but if you prefer to wear one on your visit, that is acceptable. All volunteers are fully vaccinated. As always, admission is free.

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Christmas in Old Bella Vista

Please join us for our first annual Christmas celebration!
Thursday, December 23rd - 10 am to 5 pm
Friday, December 24th - 10 am to 5 pm

The Settler's Cabin will be open for tours from 12 noon - 1 pm on Thursday, 12/23
Refreshments, music, gift shop sales, jam giveaway, book signing

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Museum hours for December, 2021

The usual schedule is Thursday through Sunday, 1-5 pm.
We will follow the regular schedule through Sunday, 12/19.

Thursday 12/23  10 am to 5 pm  (Christmas in Old Bella Vista)
Friday 12/24  10 am to 5 pm  (Christmas in Old Bella Vista)
Saturday 12/25  Closed for Christmas
Sunday 12/26  1-5 pm (regular hours)
Monday 12/27  1-5 pm (open)
Tuesday 12/28  1-5 pm (open)
Wednesday 12/29  1-5 pm (open)
Thursday 12/30  1-5 pm (return to regular schedule)

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The temporary exhibit is about Jan Burgess, who was a columnist for the Weekly Vista newspaper from 2009 until she retired in 2016. Her last column ran in December, 2017.

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The museum is currently looking for volunteers to work a once-a-month shift as docents (staff members). You can learn more about being a docent here.

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For every $5 donated to the museum, Jill Werner will give you a jar of her homemade jam.
You can find out more on her website and her Facebook page.

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