The 2006 display opens Sunday, April 30th, at the Buena Vista County Historical Society. The Society's annual meeting starts at 1:30 p.m. with a program to follow at 2 p.m.
This year's theme, "In The Beginning", highlights items of those living in the early days of Buena Vista County. An added attraction will be the Walter Becker miniatures which are powered by electricity or compressed air.
Guest speakers will be Tom Olsen, Ag Business Field Specialist with the ISU Extension and Marilyn Monson, who is active in the preservation and presentation of the Allee Mansion near Newell. They will present an informative session on early farm life in the area.
Musical entertainment for the afternoon will feature the X-Chicks. Refreshments will be served and the public is welcome to attend at the museum - 214 West 5th St.