Steamboat 2011 Calendar of Events

PAST EVENTS
April 16 - October 16, 2011
In Their Wake: Wheeling and the Steamboat Revolution
Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum in Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV

May 22, 2010
Puducah Maritime Day
Paducah, KY

October 4 - 6, 2010
Seventh Annual Waterways Conference
Saint Paul, MN

October 8 - 9, 2010
Belle of Louisville Event
Louisville, KY to Madison, IN

October 18 - November 15, 2010
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Switzerland County Historical Society, Vevay, IN

October 26, 2010
10:00 a.m. Wheeling, WV Regional Planning Meeting
Ohio County Public Library

October 30, 2010
Steamboat's A-Comin'
Hoosier Theatre (209 Ferry St.) Vevay, IN

October 31, 2010
2:00 p.m. Steamboat Gothic with art historian Estill Curtis Pennington
Howard Steamboat Museum, Jeffersonville, IN

November 7, 2010
2:00 p.m. Steamboat Stoneware-Crocks and Jugs
Howard Steamboat Museum, Jeffersonville, IN

November 14, 2010
2:00 p.m. Bragging Rights (Bring a Treasure)
Howard Steamboat Museum, Jeffersonville, IN

November 15 - December 13, 2010
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Dearborn County Historical Society, Lawrenceburg, IN

November 16, 2010
10:00 a.m. Puducah, KY Regional Planning Meeting
River Heritage Center

November 22, 2010
1:30 p.m. Cincinnati, OH Regional Planning Meeting
Cincinnati Museum Center

November 29, 2010
9:00 a.m. Huntington, WV Regional Planning Meeting
Cabell County/Huntington Library, Main Branch Downtown

January 7 - February 2, 2011
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Lawrenceburg Public Library, Lawrenceburg, IN

January 30, 2011
Steamboat Tales: Life Along the Ohio River
Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN

March 3, 2011
7:30 p.m. A Slide Presentation of Ohio River Images: Presented by M'Lissa Kesterman, Dearborn County Historical Society, Lawrenceburg, IN

March 13, 2011
Winter Lecture Series Speaker featuring Jerry Sutphin
Blennerhassett Historical Foundation

March 19, 2011
Regional History Day
Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

March 22, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. John A. Cody, Jr. Lecture Series: 200th Anniversary of the First Steamboat's Epic Voyage Down the Ohio River ~ Speaker: Chuck Parrish
Floyd County, IN Historical Society

March 23, 2011
Steamboat Around the Bend presented by Susan Fowler
Children's Museum of Evansville, Evansville, IN

March 29, 2011
Steamboats on the Western Rivers in the Civil War ~ Speaker: John Bowman
Ohio County Public Library, Wheeling, WV

March 31 - April 28, 2011
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Tell City Library, Tell City, IN

April 6, 2011
River Journeys with the Roosevelts presented by Susan Fowler
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Evansville, IN

April 19, 2011
History of Steamboats ~ Speaker: Chuck Parrish
Paducah Propeller Club, Paducah, KY

April 20, 2011
History of Steamboats ~ Speaker: Chuck Parrish
Paducah Rotary Club, Paducah, KY

April 27, 2011
History of Steamboats ~ Speaker: Chuck Parrish
South Louisville Rotary Club, Louisville, KY

May 1, 2011
Steamboat a Comin’: The Legacy of the New Orleans Exhibit Opening
Ohio County Historical Society & Museum, Rising Sun, IN

May 1 - December 31, 2011
Mapping the Mississippi River and Its Tributaries (1732 to 1819) Exhibit
CARTE Museum, Baton Rouge, LA

May 2 - June 1, 2011
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Ohio County Historical Society, Rising Sun, IN

May 6, 2011
Tall Tales and Tall Stacks Dinner Program
Ohio County Historical Society, Rising Sun, IN

May 6 - 13, 2011
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Fort Massac State Park, Metropolis, IL

May 12, 2011
19th Century Steam-Powered Boats Built in Metropolis, Lecture by Professer Robert Swenson
Fort Massac State Park, Metropolis, IL
May 24 & 25, 2011 How the West Was Won Movie Showing
River Discovery Center, Paducah, KY

May 29 & 30, 2011
History Day aboard the Belle of Cincinnati
Cruise from Cincinnati to Madison to Louisville

June 5, 2011
IU Southeast Band Concert Commemorating the Steamboat Bicentennial
Richard K. Stem Concert Hall, New Albany, IN

June 14, 2011
"Steamboats on the Western Waters" Program with Dan Back
Lawrenceburg Public Library, June 14, 2011, 6:00 PM

June 16, 2011
Steamboat Cultural Series ~ Steamboat Bill (1928 Film)
Historic Ohio Theatre Madison, IN

June 18, 2011
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Fort Massac Visitors Center, Metropolis, IL

June 1 - July 12, 2011
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Jefferson County Historical Society, Madison, IN

July 1 - 31, 2011
By the River's Edge: Exhibit in celebration of the Steamboat Bicentennial
138 East Spring Street, New Albany, IN

July 2, 2011
“Share your Family’s Steamboat Memories”
Brookport, IL

July 12, 2011
“The Steamboat’s a Comin’!” Program with Kevin Stonerock
Lawrenceburg Public Library, July 12, 2011, 6:00 PM

July 12 - August 31, 2011
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Howard Steamboat Museum, Jeffersonville, IN

July 16, 2011
“Mr. Roosevelt’s Riverboat Remembered – The 1811 Voyage of the NEW ORLEANS” Lecture
Howard Steamboat Museum, Jeffersonville, IN

July 19, 2011
Steamboat Lecture by Mark Wetherington, Executive Director, Filson Historical Society
Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, IN

July 21, 2011
Steamboat Cultural Series ~ Show Boat (1936 Film)
Historic Ohio Theatre Madison, IN

July 23, 2011
“Share your Family’s Steamboat Memories”
Metropolis, IL

August 6 & 7, 2011
Inland Waterways Festival
Ohio River Museum, Marietta, OH

August 19 - 21, 2011
River Days
New Richmond, OH

August 27, 2011
“Share your Family’s Steamboat Memories”
Metropolis, IL

September 1 - October 14, 2011
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Duggan Library, Hanover College

September 1 - October 22, 2011
Steamboat Photographic Exhibit
River Discovery Center, Paducah, KY

September 8 - 10, 2011
The Great Flood and ELLNORA; The Guitar Festival
Krannert Center, Urbana, IL

September 9 - 11, 2011
Mount Vernon River Days
Mount Vernon, IN

September 9 - October 18, 2011
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Knox County Public Library, Vincennes, IN

September 10 - November 6, 2011
Historic Photograph Exhibit
Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

September 13, 2011
"Celebrating the Bicentennial of Steamboating"
Ohio County Public Library, Wheeling, WV

September 15, 2011
7:00 p.m. The Ohio River and Its First Steamboat
The McCracken Public Library, Puducah, KY

September 16, 2011
Steamboat Cultural Series ~ Wilderness Plots (partnering with the Cultural Continuum of Madison)
Historic Ohio Theatre Madison, IN

September 17 - 18, 2011
Great River Paint Out
The Point, Hanover College

September 20, 2011
John Bowman Presentation on the Voyage of the New Orleans
Ohio County Public Library, Wheeling, WV

September 23 - 25, 2011
Steamboat Bicentennial Celebration
Howard Steamboat Museum, Jeffersonville, IN

September 25, 2011
Super Sunday Steamboat A' Coming'
Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington, KY

September 28, 2011
The River Colloquium
University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN

Fall 2011
Book of Steamboat Essays

Fall 2011
Colloquium on Rivers and History
University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN

October 1 - 31, 2011
Riverboats of the Ohio Art Show
Madison Art Club Gallery, Madison, IN

October 5, 2011
History of Steamboats ~ Speaker: Chuck Parrish
Locust Grove Historic Home, Louisville, KY

October 6 - 8, 2011
Steamboat History, Public Conference
Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY

October 8 - 9, 2011
Steamboat Festival
Hawesville, KY (270.927.8707)

October 14 - 16, 2011
Steamboat Celebration in Madison, Indiana
Belle of Louisville & Belle of Cincinnati

October 15 & 16, 2011
Legacy of Steam Power Show
Lanier Mansion Grounds

October 16, 2011
Special Author Talk and Book Signing – James Alexander Thom
Village Lights Bookstore, Madison, IN

October 20, 2011
“Riverboats, River Towns, and River People” Speaker: M’Lissa Kesterman
Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, OH

October 20 - 22, 2011
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN

October 21, 2011
United We Stand – Divided We Fall Exhibit
Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY

October 22, 2011
Steamboat Family Day Celebration
Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN

October 25, 2011
“Celebrating 200 Years of Steamboats”
New Richmond Branch Library, New Richmond, OH

October 25 - November 30 ,2011
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Evansville Public Library, Evansville, IN

October 30, 2011
History of Steamboats ~ Speaker: Chuck Parrish
Farnsley-Moreman Landing, Louisville, KY

October 30, 2011
Paddlewheels and Whistles: Cincinnati and the Steamboat Era (Exhibit)
Cincinnati Museum Center, July 30 through October 30, 2011

November 3, 2011
“Local Steamboat Service and Accidents” Speaker: Charles Whiting
Dearborn County Historical Society, Lawrenceburg, IN

November 5, 2011
Metropolis Steamboat Bicentennial
Fort Massac Visitors Center, Metropolis, IL

November 6, 2011
Metropolis Steamboat Memories
Belle of Cincinnati, Metropolis, IL

November 6, 2011 - February 12, 2012
Evansville and the Ohio River Exhibit
Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, Evansville, IN

November 8, 2011
Belle of Cincinnati Lunch Cruise
Henderson, KY

November 8, 2011
Belle of Cincinnati Dinner Cruise
Evansville, KY

November 10, 2011
Belle of Cincinnati Cruises
Tell City, IN

November 11, 2011
Belle of Cincinnati Cruises
Hawesville, KY

November 12, 2011
Transportation Day
Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, OH

November 30 - December 20, 2011
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
Alexandrian Public Library, Mount Vernon, IN

December 12, 2011 - January 31, 2012
Traveling Steamboat Exhibit
River Discovery Center, Paducah, KY

January 10, 2012
Port of New Orleans Arrival Reenactment
New Orleans, LA