May 28 - Prairie du Chien Anniversary Tour - The Villa Louis Historic Site, the St. Germain dit Gauthier House, the Crawford County Dungeon, and the Fort Crawford Museum will be open for tours with special programs.
June 24 - Friday at the Fort - 1:30 p.m. - Meet a K-9 officer and pets from Rivers and Bluffs Animal Shelter - Fort Crawford Museum - 717 S Beaumont Rd, Prairie du Chien - Donations appreciated
July 8 - Friday at the Fort - 1:30 p.m. - Arrowheads, Knives and More - Fort Crawford Museum - 717 S Beaumont Rd, Prairie du Chien - Donations appreciated
July 15 - Canoeing with the Voyageurs - Experience the thrill of paddling a fur trade canoe in the Mississippi River just as the voyageurs did during the 18th and 19th century fur trade. St. Germain dit Gauthier House ( 419 Fifth St). Space is limited and pre-registration is required - call 608-326-6960 to make reservation
July 22 - Friday at the Fort - 1:30 p.m. - Tombstone Rubbing - Fort Crawford Museum - 717 S Beaumont Rd, Prairie du Chien - Donations appreciated
July 29 - Friday at the Fort - 1:30 p.m. - Hoof whistles - Fort Crawford Museum - 717 S Beaumont Rd, Prairie du Chien - Donations appreciated
August 11 - "Pies A Plenty" Fundraiser - 10:00 a.m. until gone - Pies sold whole or by the slice - at Prairie du Chien Memorial Library, 125 S Wacouta Ave, Prairie du Chien
August 19 - Tea with the Daughters of the American Revolution - Enjoy a summer tea on the lawn of the Fort Crawford Museum. Space is limited and pre-registration required - call 608-326-6960 to make a reservation - $6.00 per person
September 28-30 - Bus Tour - Annual bus tour to Minneapolis/Saint Paul - Reservations required - call 608-326-6960
October 1 - Visiting Our Ancestors - Visit the historic cemeteries and sites of Prairie du Chien and meet some of the residents who were part of the rich heritage of the community. Guided bus tours at 10:00 am, 12:00 noon, and 2:00 pm. Presented by the Prairie du Chien Historical Society and the Friends of the Villa Louis. Reservations required - call 608-326-2721 for tickets.
October 31 - Museums Close for Season
December 10 – Christmas at Fort Crawford - Annual sale of homemade cookies and candies. Fort Crawford Museum (717 S Beaumont Rd)
*All events subject to change without notice due to local considerations - please call 608-326-6960 to confirm events.
Find out what upcoming programs we have in store at the Prairie du Chien Historical Society. For more information on any event, please contact us.