Luck Area Historical Society and Museum

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The Luck Historical Museum has information and artifacts from the town’s history. It is also headquarters of the Polk County Genealogical Society that helps interested visitors find information on their family’s past.

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Programs are on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Luck Area Historical Museum or as announced.

Remember: what happens at the museum is up to what our members and volunteers decide to do! You are always invited to come and help out with your ideas!

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Monthly Exhibits and Events

Free Evening Programs 7 pm--4th Thursday or as announced

January Silent Auction Art Walk- Thursday January 23, 6:00-8:00 PM; Wine and Beer Social. Fundraiser, come and bid on your favorite piece of art; painting, print, textile, or paper. All different media. Funds will go to operating costs of museum.

January February – Jim Davis- Garfield as you haven’t seen him before- on loan from Lester and Jennifer Mishler

March April - Antique Tea Sets display – from Carol Adleman

April – Speaker Rick Rentz- Yoyo History presentation and demonstration

May- Luck Area Schools – Mixed media art show

June- FFA Dairy Month and Hanne Ravnholt Pavilion

July- History of Dannebrog – story behind the world’s oldest flag

July 18th - Aebleskiver breakfast- Fundraiser 8:00-11:00 AM (or we run out)- Free will offering

August through November – 75th Anniversary of end of World War II. (More information to come)

August 6th Jean Wakely- Women of War’ stories told through quilting

August 27th – 7 PM Joann Hallquist – 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote

September 3rd, 7:00 PM - Speaker: Robert Carlton Haney author of “When is Daddy Coming Home? An American Family during World War II.” At Unity Auditorium- joint effort with several other Polk County Museums

December – Santa Express and Christmas Village

Free Classic Movies!

First Friday Matinee each Month -- November thru April 1 pm; At the giant screen theater in the Museum. FREE with Free Popcorn. Cushioned seating! See our Facebook page for details. Summer schedule 1st Friday 7 pm May - October

February 7th – 1955 - Marty, starring Ernst Borgnine - 1 pm showing

March 6th –1965 - A Thousand Clowns, starring Jason Robards, Barbara Harris, Martin Balsam, and Barry Gordon - 1 pm

April 3rd – 1962- The Miracle Worker, starring Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke 1 pm

4th Monday the Polk County Genealogical Society programs 1 pm -- check the Polk County Wisconsin Genealogical Society Facebook page or the local newspaper for details each month. No programs Jan - March

Free Entrance -- Museum Hours