Horsing Around Downtown: Holiday Scavenger Hunt

Downtown Lawrence

Announcing the return of this popular holiday event! From December 2-9, look for the famous Watkins Hobby Horses in the windows of businesses in the 700 and 800 blocks of […]

Free

Tails & Traditions Holiday Festival

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS

The 10th annual Tails & Traditions will feature free fun for your family! Stop by the Watkins, watch the Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade, and come in for holiday crafts courtesy […]

Free

Ellie on the Shelf: A Kids’ Scavenger Hunt!

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS

Announcing an electrifying holiday game: Bring the kids into the Watkins on December 3, locate the miniature versions of our mascot Ellie the Electric Car on all three floors, and […]

Free

Tiny Tours: Toys, Toys, Toys!

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS

Tiny Tours are a once-a-month program for children ages 3-5 who have not entered school. The tour focuses on an interactive and a hands-on activities based on Lawrence history. Tour activities […]

Free

Class: Researching Your German Ancestors – Part 1

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS

German genealogy research is so complicated, expert researcher Alisa Branham will cover this topic in multiple classes. This introductory class will cover basics and the particular challenges of German history […]

$15 – $25

DNA for Genealogy Research

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS

DNA is a powerful tool for genealogy research, helpful for confirming your ancestry or identifying family members in situations like adoption. In this class, genealogy expert Alisa Branham will cover […]

$15 – $25