Mess Night – SOLD OUT

Wisconsin Veterans Museum 30 W. Mifflin St, Madison, WI, United States

SOLD OUT Join us as we welcome author COL (Ret) Ray Boland, who will be talking about his book, When The Bugle Calls, A Soldiers Memoir. Ray's story includes experiences from 30 years of service with the U.S. Army during peacetime and combat in Vietnam, with events ranging from triumph to tragedy. It addresses the little-known realities a career soldier and his family must confront that we seldom hear of. Ray also offers his perspective of a 50-year period of history that changed America. Each MESS NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM features a guest speaker, topic, dinner, drinks, and time to socialize before and after the talk. Registration will be required before the event. Join us as we transform this historic naval tradition into our own. 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm 5:30-6:15 - Happy Hour 6:15-7:00 - Dinner 7:00-8:00 - Presentation SOLD OUT, SORRY This event is suitable for all ages. This event is sponsored by the Wisconsin Veterans Museum Foundation through the generous support of our 2024 Mess Night Series Sponsor Melinda V. Heinritz in memory of her father, James L. Vogler, U.S.A.F. and Supporting Sponsor Edgewood College Military & Veteran Services.

Movie Night Virtual Discussion – Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004)

Online WI, United States

Grab some popcorn and a seat in your favorite chair and join us for a virtual discussion of the selected movie with the Wisconsin Veterans Museum staff. For June, we will discuss the 2004 film Ike: Countdown to D-Day. Your mission is to watch the movie, which is available from most libraries or on streaming services (we will not be watching the movie the night of the program). On June 28, 2024, at 7:00 pm we’ll all meet via Zoom for a discussion led by museum staff. REGISTER:  This event is free and open to the public. Event sponsored by the Wisconsin Veterans Museum Foundation with support for the Foundation in memory of Pat Finley.

20th Annual WVMF Golf Outing, Sponsored by U.S. Vet General Contracting LLC

The Oaks Golf Course 4740 Pierceville Rd, Cottage Grove, WI

The 20th annual Wisconsin Veterans Museum Foundation golf outing, sponsored by U.S. Vet General Contracting LLC, is scheduled for Monday, July 15, 2024. The event will take place from 9 AM - 5:30 PM at the beautiful course at The Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove. Registration includes green fees, a cart with GPS, range balls, tee gifts, lunch and a heavy hors d'oeuvres reception following golf. Competitors will be divided into two separate divisions, allowing contestants the opportunity to compete with individuals in their own age group. Division one will be made up of contestants under 65 years of age. Division two will be contestants ages 65 and older. Winners in both divisions will receive prizes!  All proceeds from this event support educational programs and exhibits at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum.   Registration is open! *Early bird registration ends June 1st. After June 1st, registration increases by $25 per person.   Thank you to our current 2024 sponsors! Major Event Sponsor: Additional Sponsors:                                                                Individual & Hero Sponsors: Bill Hustad Dave Shaw Fred & Ginny McCormick Lewis B. Harned, M.D. Madison History Roundtable Michael Ely Col. (Ret.) Raymond G. Boland   *We are still seeking sponsorships!* To learn more about our sponsor packages or to sign up to sponsor this event, click here.

Trivia Night July

Online WI, United States

Join the Wisconsin Veterans Museum for our virtual Trivia Night and test your historical knowledge. Individuals and teams welcome. Please RSVP to the event and you will receive the Zoom link to the event via email. Please add the event to your calendar. REGISTER: This event is suitable for all ages Event sponsored by The Wisconsin Veterans Museum Foundation with support for the Foundation in memory of Pat Finley.