Kids Saturdays - September 2021-1

Saturday, September 25
Kid's Saturdays: Explore the Wild!
10 a.m. - noon at the Sioux City Public Museum
Geared to families with young children. Adults and children are invited to explore hands-on craft stations along with a scavenger hunt of the Museum gallery. The activities are based on the traveling photography exhibit, Thomas D. Mangelsen – A Life In The Wild. Craft quantities are limited. FREE.


Fall Fest Facebook image- 2021

Presented in conjunction with Fall Fest:
October 9 – 10 
Community Monarch Making
Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 – 5 the Sioux City Public Museum
Create a monarch for a canopy-style installation for the Museum’s Día de los Muertos altar display.

Saturday, October 9 
Kid’s Saturdays: Discover Day of the Dead
10 a.m. – noon at the Sioux City Public Museum
Families with young children are invited to learn more about the Mexican holiday
through crafts and a scavenger hunt.

Sunday, October 10 
Altar Making Workshop
2 p.m. at the Sioux City Public Museum
The basic elements used in traditional Día de los Muertos altars and the meaning behind them will be explained in this hands-on workshop.



Saturday, October 16
Graceland Cemetery Walking Tour
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Graceland Cemetery, 2701 S. Lakeport

Thursday, October 21
History at High Noon: Richardsonian Romanesque Architecture
12:05 p.m. at the Sioux City Public Museum  
Attendees are invited to bring their own lunches to the free presentation.



 Blood at the Root book

Online book group for Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America
The book by author Patrick Phillips recounts the racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia in 1912. Contact Curator of Education Theresa Weaver-Basye at 712-279-6174 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or to participate. Date of book group TBD.





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Sioux City Public Museum

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(712) 279-6174


607 4th Street

Sioux City, IA 51101




Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily

Closed New Year’s, Easter,

Thanksgiving and Christmas


(712) 279-0198


1000 Larsen Park Road

Sioux City, IA 51103