Museum to host indoor market


BYRON – The Byron Museum of History is hosting an indoor market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second Saturdays in November, and December.

Visit the indoor market for unique gifts and tasty treats on Nov. 13, and Dec. 11. Museum and Indoor Market admission is always free.

Many of the indoor vendors set up booths at the Sunshine Park Farmer’s Market during the summer, providing homegrown produce, handmade gifts, baked goods, and all natural body care. Get your autumn produce and an early start on your holiday shopping with help from local artisans.

Gina Miller will show off a Tower Garden and David Ewald will be selling his homegrown popcorn. Other vendors include Creekwood Alpacas, Bechard’s Botanicals, Jewelry Creations by Ruth, Greeting Cards by Pat, Barefoot Books, Heirloom Industry, St Vincent De Paul, and others.

Get your tickets for the Great American Quilt Raffle and you’ll get four chances to win a quilt with each ticket only $1 or buy six tickets for $5. The Byron Women’s Club will be selling raffle tickets to raise funds for their local scholarships. See all four quilts on display at the Indoor Markets.

Museum visitors can also register for the Festival of Trees. Registration is now open for your business or organization to enter a theme tree to be voted First Place during the Miracle on Second Street on Friday, December 3.

Byron museum’s theater space is now available to rent for your private parties and public events. Face masks are required for everyone visiting the museum. Learn more on Facebook.

The Byron Museum of History is dedicated to preserving the Byron area’s rich history through exhibits, programs, and artifact preservation. The Museum Complex consists of a large exhibit hall with varied displays and encompasses the historic Read House - which is a listed site on the National Park Service Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.

Permanent museum exhibits include; Agriculture Then and Now, Underground Railroad, Local Veterans, Byron Business, Outhouses, Trains, and A.G. Spalding. Open Wednesday-Saturday 10:00 to 3:00, located at 110 North Union Street, Byron IL 61010. www.byronmuseum.org.

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