Tiskilwa’s Museums Feature Special Events This Weekend

During this year’s Pow Wow Days, Tiskilwa Historical Society will join the fun on August 5 and 6 with special events, a new 140 East showcase, and extended museum hours.


On Saturday, August 6, local vehicle enthusiasts will display their cars, tractors, trucks, and other “wheels” on the west lawn of Museum on Main, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Anyone owning a vehicle to admire is invited to find a shady spot and participate in the society’s annual Classic Rides display.

Classic Rides will be on display at the Museum on Main on Saturday, August 6, beginning at 9:00. The participants are all local owners who want to show up and show off their vehicles.Past events, as pictured here, have filled the west lawn at Museum on Main.


All 120 free tickets have now been claimed for Saturday afternoon’s free tour of 140 East, the stately home at the corner of Main and High Streets. However, owners Sara Phalen and Brad Kimme have scheduled additional tours on Monday, October 10, in the afternoon prior to Sara’s 7:00 p.m. presentation at Museum on Main about their home. To reserve a spot for October 10, email sara@140East.com soon.


The historical society will also host special Pow Wow hours on August 5 and 6: Friday from 1:00 to 4:00 at both Museum on Main and Gallery on Galena; Saturday from 9:00 to 3:00 at MoM and 11:00 to 1:00 at Gallery on Galena, 550 North Galena, just south of the tracks.

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