2016 EVENT CALENDAR
WATERTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
ALL EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
CALL (920) 261-2796 FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION
Judy Quam, a guide and former manager of the Octagon House Museum,
joins volunteers in an annual spring cleaning effort at the local landmark.
For several days each April, workers prepare the historic home for the upcoming tourism season.
The former home of John and Eliza Richards was built in 1854.
Octagon House Museum opens May 1st
so mark your calendar to visit us this year.
╰☆╮GREAT DEAL: Become a member of our society now
and receive two tickets for free tour of
Octagon House and grounds on the day of your choosing.
2017 EVENT LISTING
August 6: Annual 1st Brigade Band Concert & Ice Cream Social
The Octagon House Museum, 919 Charles St., Watertown, Wisconsin, will be the setting of the Watertown Historical Society’s annual ice cream and homemade cake social on Sunday, Aug. 6, from 1:30-4 p.m.
Civil War era music will be performed by the 1st Brigade Band. The band “makes history live” by playing period brass band music on antique instruments while dressed in Civil War era uniforms and gowns.
September 9: Antique Show
The picturesque grounds of the historic Octagon House Museum, located at 919 Charles St., Watertown, Wisconsin, will be the setting for an outdoor antique show accompanied by a silent auction of quality antique items on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
November 25 & 26: Annual Christmas Play
Four-scene play set in historic Octagon House Museum, located at 919 Charles St., Watertown, Wisconsin. From 11:00 am to 3:00 pm each day, with a new performance every half-hour. Presented by The Watertown Players, Inc. & The Watertown Historical Society
The Octagon House Museum is located at 919 Charles Street, Watertown, Wisconsin. Also on the grounds are the first kindergarten, pioneer barn and tour center gift shop.
11:00 to 3:00 from May 1st to Memorial Day
10:00 to 4:00 daily from day after Memorial Day through Labor Day
11:00 to 3:00 after Labor Day to October 31
Tours are fully guided every hour on the hour
For more information please call the Octagon House Museum at (920) 261-2796 or check the Events page of our website, www.watertownhistory.org
History of Watertown, Wisconsin