Museum Events

  

2017 Events

March 4 – Indoor Garage Sale & Market Place
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
At the Camden County Museum in Linn Creek.

Many vendors with a variety of items.
Admission is free. Lunch available for donation.
For information or booth availability call 573-346-7191

Mar 17 – Audience Participation Mystery Dinner
“Dead on the Last Drop”
by Ken Jones
A hilarious interactive murder mystery that takes place in a coffeehouse and bookstore called “Café Caffeine.” The crazy cast of characters leads the audience through a maze of funny twists and turns.

Doors open at 5:00pm, All the action starts promptly at 6:00pm
Dinner served while the audience attempts to solve the mystery that is occurring around and among them.
$20 per person.
Seating is limited and reservations are suggested.

Call 573-346-7191 ext 8 for reservations

April 1 – Spring Craft Show
9:00am to 4:00pm
Camden County Museum in Linn Creek

Many crafters with a variety of items.
Admission is free. Lunch available for donation.
For more information or booth availability call 573-346-7191

Apr 21-22 – Melodrama & Spaghetti Supper
“On the Bridge at Midnight”
by Bruce Brandon
Noble Horatio Wainwright marries beautiful Queenie De Lorme and brings her home to his aristocratic mother. But Queenie has a past shrouded in secrecy.

Doors open at 5:00pm Dinner at 5:30pm, Play at 7:00pm 
Our first Dinner Theater of the 2017 season.
There will be a buffet style Spaghetti Supper.
$15.00 per person
Seating is limited and reservations suggested
Call 573-346-7191 ext 8 for reservations

May 13 – City-Wide Health Fair
All day

Numerous activities at the museum and throughout the city of Linn Creek to promote healthy living for the for the entire family.
For more information call 573-346-7191

May 20 – Junkin’ for Treasures Swap Meet
9:00am – 4:00pm
At the Laclede County Fair Grounds Cattle Pavilion
next to the Cowan Center in Lebanon, MO
Many vendors with a variety of items.
Admission is free. Lunch available.
For information or booth availability call 573-280-5067

June 2 & 3 – Dinner Theater
“The Big Five-Oh”
by Brian Mitchell
Comedy
Whoever said life is better after fifty had better be right! George Thomas is turning fifty on Saturday, and it has been a terrible week. His dog is sick, his son is a slacker, and his daughter wants to marry a Republican. With a neurotic wife and a widowed neighbor providing more challenges than even George can overcome, this may be the worst week of his life.

Doors open at 5:30pm Dinner at 6:00pm, Play at 7:00pm 
$15 per person
Tickets are $15
Seating is limited and reservations suggested
Call 573-346-7191 ext 8 for reservations

June 16 – Ladies Luncheon
Theme for this years Luncheon is The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
Have extra fun and come dressed in you favorite Alice In Wonderland character.
Lunch served at 12 noon. 
A salad luncheon followed by a program
$10.00 per person
For more information call 573-346-7191 

July 14-15 – Swap Meet
9:00am – 4:00pm
Camden County Museum in Linn Creek

Many vendors with a variety of items.
Admission is free. Lunch available for donation.
For information or booth availability call 573-346-7191

July 21 – Young People’s Theater Performance
“The Snow Queen”
by Patricia Barry Rumble
This mesmerizing adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic. Glimmering in a land of ice and snow, this wintery tale follows two young friends, Gerda and Kai, whose friendship is torn apart when Kai’s heart is pierced by a sliver of the Snow Queen’s evil mirror. Totally bewitched, Kai follows the heartless Queen to her Ice Palace. There, he is doomed to spend eternity in a world devoid of human love and kindness. Only the enduring love of young Gerda can save him! But first, she must venture out into a world filled with danger.

 
Doors open at 5:00pm, Dinner at 5:30pm, Play at 7:00pm
The summer production from the Young Museum Players.
Buffet style dinner
Seating is limited so reservations are suggested.
(Not part of Season ticket package)
Call 573-346-7191 ext 8 for reservations

July 22 – Ice Cream Social & Classic Car Cruise-In
4:00pm -8:00pm
Cruise in with your special car or just come and enjoy lots of classic cars while cooling off with some ice cream and homemade desserts.
 
Admission is free. Ice Cream and desserts available for donation.

For more information call the museum, 573-346-7191

August 11-12 – Dinner Theater
“This Must Be The Place”
by Monk Ferris
Comedy
When world famous portrait artist Bob Zachary plans a romantic evening to propose to April March, he doesn’t figure on his plumber chum posing as him to lure a Las Vegas chorine to the house for a tryst, fashion designer Pomona Beaumont showing up seeking her niece debutante who is a client of Bob’s, the niece ecstatically thinking that Bob is going to propose to her, a monstrous rejected suitor of April’s showing up to wreak vengeance….and is goes on.  This show is three acts of nonstop hilarity, a chaotic riot that barely gives audiences time to breathe between guffaws.

Doors open at 5:30pm, Dinner at 6:00pm, Play at 7:00pm 
$15 per person
Tickets are $15
Seating is limited and reservations suggested
Call 573-346-7191 ext 8 for reservations

September 2 – Junkin’ for Treasures Swap Meet
9:00am – 4:00pm
At the Laclede County Fair Grounds Cattle Pavilion
next to the Cowan Center in Lebanon, MO
Many vendors with a variety of items.
Admission free. Lunch available.
For information or booth availability call 573-280-5067

Sept 9 Indoor Garage Sale & Market Place
9:00am – 4:00pm

Many vendors with a variety of items.
Camden County Museum in Linn Creek.
Admission free. Lunch available for donation.
For information or booth availability call 573-346-7191

Sept 22 – Audience Participation Mystery Dinner
“Death By Dessert”
By Nathan Hartswick
It’s dinnertime, and you’re invited to a meal so good, it’s to die for! In New York’s little Italy, the Donnaducce family and the Duccedonni family have been feuding for a generation, while operating two competing Italian restaurants that share a common wall. At rise, the building’s landlord is dead at center stage, and everyone is suspect.  This offbeat comedic mystery will delight you with its fast pace and entertaining story.

Doors open at 5:00pm, All the action starts promptly at 6:00pm
Dinner served while the audience attempts to solve the mystery that is occurring around and among them.
$20 per person.
Seating is limited and reservations are suggested.
Call 573-346-7191 ext 8 for reservations

Oct 20-21 – Fall Festival / Apple Butter Days
9:00am – 5:00pm
Camden County Museum in Linn Creek
Craft Booths, craft 
demonstrations. Quilt raffle, Chili supper, also apple butter
and apple pies available. 
Many crafters with a variety of items
Admission free. Chili and soup lunch available for donation.
For information or booth availability call 573-346-7191

Nov 3-4 – Dinner Theater
“Arsenic and Old Lace”

by Joseph Kesselring
Comedy

Mortimer Brewster is living a happy life: he has a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper, he’s just become engaged, and he gets to visit his sweet spinster aunts to announce the engagement. Mortimer always knew that his family had a bit of a mad gene —

Doors open at 5:30pm, Dinner at 6:00pm, Play at 7:00pm
$15 per person
Tickets are $15
Seating is limited and reservations suggested
Call 573-346-7191 ext 8 for reservations

Nov 17-18 – Holiday Market Place
9:00am – 4:00pm
Camden County Museum in Linn Creek

Craft booths and vendors with Christmas crafts and gifts.
Lunch available for donation
For more information or booth availability call 573-346-7191

Dec 9 – Children’s Christmas Play
“The Rented Christmas”
by Norman C. Ahern Jr. & Yvonne Ahern
John Dale hasn’t enjoyed a ’real Christmas’ for years.  So, on the spur of the moment, he decides to ’rent’ a Christmas from Anne Weston, who owns the local rent shop.  Anne is at first flustered with the requirements:  a tree with presents, Christmas carols and also a wife and five children.  Anne feels she has solved the problem of a Christmas family by calling the actors’ guild.  But the young actors come down with the measles so she turns to the local orphanage.  When the guild can’t locate a ’mother,’ Anne steps in to play the role herself.

3:30 pm 
Presented by the Young Museum Players
$5.00 per family
For more information call 573-346-7191

Dec 16 – OLD TYME CHRISTMAS AT LINN CREEK
A celebration of the Christmas season throughout the city of Linn Creek.
Join us for a full day of fun.
For more information call 573-346-7191