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Programs and Special Events

   The Society has several types of programs and special events during the year. The public is invited to all of these events.

   Monthly Meetings: The Society has a monthly meeting which is held the third Friday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Friendly Community Center. From November to March the meetings will be held ar 2:00 PM. Following a short business meeting, a scheduled speaker covers some aspect of local history. The June meeting is a field trip to a place of historical importance, the location is usually within one hour drive. 

    The Cresco Station Museum: The society has regular programs at the Cresco Station Museum. From Memorial Day to Columbus Day, there is a monthly performance by local muscians and an Ice Cream Social. The museum is also the site of an Art's and Craft's Exhibit on the second Sunday of each month. Local Artists and Crafters display and sell their work. Exhibits change periodically.

   Special Events: The Society holds several special events during the year.Watch for announcements here.  Raffle tickets for numerous prizes are available at the Museum and all special events. Drawing will be December21, 2018. 

Coming Events: At the Cresco Station Museum: 

The reopening of the Museum for the 2018 season occurred on Memorial Day weekend, May 27, 2018.

A Steamtown excursion will visit the Station on October 21, 2018 @ 1 PM. Music by John James,   Classic Car Club, ice cream, hot dogs, and Station tour are planned. Art Exhibit and Sales will be held the second Sunday of each month; Artist to be announced. 

Regular Meeting Programs:

The general meetings for the Society will be held the third Friday of each month, unless otherwise announced, at the Friendly Community Center (the former Barrett Friendly Library, opposite the Mountainhome United Methodist Church on Route 191), at 7:00 PM. Friday.