October 13 & 20 - P.R.I.N.T. Paranormal Ghost Hunt Events
The museum will host its fifth annual Paranormal Ghost Hunt Class with the Paranormal Investigative Team known as P.R.I.N.T. This is a chance for people to go on a real paranormal investigation on the museum grounds. The cost is $20 per person and you must be 18 years or older to attend. Also, the psychic/medium Cathy Arnold will be in attendance and available to perform psychic readings at $20 per person. We will have special guest, Tayden Bundy, author of the book Beyond Lincoln: A History of Nebraska Hauntings. He will speak about his book, which is set to be released later this year.
September 22 & 23 - (AppleJack) Critters at the Museum
The museum will be hosting Critter Close-Ups animal education program for AppleJack weekend. There will be shows on Saturday (Sept. 22nd) at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and again on Sunday (Sept. 23rd) at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Come see the variety of exotic and small farm animals that will fascinate and educate people of all ages. The Critter Close-Ups shows are included with the regular paid admission to the museum, which is only $3 per adult & $1 per child (under 16). Special Hours: In addition, we will have special hours for AppleJack weekend. The museum will open at 10 a.m. both days.
June 23 - Annual Juneteenth Event
The Mayhew Cabin hosted its annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 23rd. Over 130 people were in attendance, many enjoyed the musical program by Calvin Phillips and the President U.S. Grant program by Dr. Tom King (major funding from Humanities Nebraska). In addition, several people visited with the Civil War reenactors and living history demonstrators.
February 1 - Black History Month
The Mayhew Cabin co-sponsored a special Black History Month that commemorated the 200th anniversary of Frederick Douglass's birth. Several Peru State College students with the Black Student Union and Phi Alpha Theta organizations read various writings and speeches of Mr. Douglass. In addition, John Harris of Lincoln gave a short first person portrayal of Frederick Douglass.