Events

Kregel Museum Events 2017

Admission to all KWFM events is free unless otherwise noted.

June 21st through 24th, 10am-5pm: Chautauqua Living History Festival

Kregel Windmill Factory Museum

In celebration of the 2017 Chautauqua, presented by Humanities Nebraska, the museum will feature a special exhibit relating to this year’s theme, World War I: Legacies of a Forgotten War, as well as various other activities in the museum. The Nebraska Chautauqua offers opportunities for audiences to come together to develop a fuller understanding of the lasting influences of the Great War.


August 19th, 10am-5pm: Kregel Windmill Company Founders Day Celebration

Silent Auction at Kregel Windmill Factory Museum

The Kregel Windmill Company was incorporated on August 19th, 1879, and in celebration of that date and the company the museum has created this annual event. This year’s event will feature a Silent Auction to benefit the operation of the museum as well as a lunch reception with food and refreshments. A full list of auction items will be available shortly.


September 19th, 7pm: Kregel Museum Fall Speaker Series, Part 1

During Saturday of Applejack Festival, KWFM Front Lobby

The Kregel Museum Fall Speaker Series is an annual, three-part program featuring presenters once a month on a variety of topics related to the museum’s mission. Every lecture is different, so you are sure to find a subject that interests you! Each speaker event is free to the public with a reception preceding it. Speakers will be announced for each event at least two months in advance.


October and November: Kregel Museum Speaker Series, part 2 & 3

Kregel Museum Front Lobby

Speaker for each of these events will be announced at least two months prior to the event date. Be sure to check back, both here and on our social media pages, to get the latest news.


December 9th, noon-5pm: Holiday Silent Auction

Kregel Windmill Factory Museum

The Kregel Museum Holiday Silent Auction is an annual event featuring a special exhibit and a lunch reception. Auction items will be announced prior to the event.