Tag: Winter Event

Events from December to February.

Aisle of Lights (JCHS Activities)

The Coralville Aisle of Lights is an annual winter event perfectly suited to the dreary weather. The brightly lit luminarias around the city give a warmth and friendliness in the cold. The JCHS will have crafts, baked goods, and hot cider for you and your family!

This event is free and open to the public.

The JCHS partners with the Antique Car Museum of Iowa to provide a reduced admission price for both museums on this special day.

The date of this event has not been announced. Stay tuned to this page or the City of Coralville’s website for more information.

Celebration of History

Celebration of History is an event designed for the diverse members of the JCHS. Think of it as our State of the Union Address. If you don’t go to anything else, go to this. There’s always good food and a good time had by all.

The official date, location, and time of this event has not been announced. Please check back later to stay updated.

Hudson’s Community Night

Show your support for the Johnson County Historical Society by taking part in Community Night at Hudson’s Tap in Iowa City on January 30th! A portion of the proceeds will go toward Johnson County Historical Society’s efforts to educate, preserve, and interpret Johnson County’s history.

Hudson’s Tap is a neighborhood bar and restaurant on the southwest side of Iowa City. It is locally owned with a 100% made-from-scratch menu and 40 beers on tap. Come enjoy a meal at Hudson’s while supporting a local organization!

WinterFest 2019

Coralville creates a special place to interact with local business while having the time of your life. Visit JCHS to complete a special craft and warm up with a hot drink. Free admission to the Heritage Museum!

Aisle of Lights (JCHS Activities)

JCHS takes part in the annual luminary extravaganza this December. Visit Coralville to see the beautiful luminaries set up around town. Free admission to the Heritage Museum!

Annual Celebration of History

You are cordially invited to the JCHS’s Celebration of History. Join us for dinner, a silent auction, and the presentation of the Irving Weber award.

Frank Yoder will talk about the country schools of Johnson County and his recently released book All in One Room which explores this topic in further detail.

This event is open to the public. $45/JCHS member • $50/Non-member

To RSVP, call JCHS at (319) 351-5738 or email admin@johnsoncountyhistory.org.

Thank you to our event sponsors:

Lost Buxton Lecture

Join JCHS in celebrating Black History Month! Come hear beloved authoress and sought-after public speaker Rachelle Chase talk about her latest book Images of America: Lost Buxton.

Iowa City Archives Crawl

Free and open to the public. Look for JCHS’s director and collections manager at the Iowa City Public Library!

Coralville Winterfest

Join us for the 11th annual celebration of the Winter season. Coralville WinterFest is an afternoon of free family fun. Entertainment, activities, and fun await in the Iowa River Landing.

Visit the Johnson County Historical Society for kids crafts, 19th Century printing press demonstration, and more!

For more information, visit: http://www.coralville.org/318/WinterFest


Coralville Aisle of Lights

Coralville Aisle of Lights features area businesses and organizations hosting a merry day of activities for all ages. JCHS will be hosting a kids crafts, snacks, and free admission to the JCHS Exhibit Hall.

The Hawkeye Model Railroad Club will also be open for visitiors to view model railroads and watch the trains.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information visit http://www.coralville.org/316/Aisle-of-Lights

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