2019 Calendar of Events

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Saturday, May 11: Cobden Community Yard Sale and Spring Fling in the downtown park.  The museum and resale shop will conduct special hours: 8a.m.-5p.m.

Friday/Saturday, August 2 and 3: Cobden Peach Festival.  The museum and resale shop will conduct special hours on Friday and Saturday: 9a.m.-5p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 12: Union County Colorfest. The museum and resale shop will conduct special hours: 10a.m.-5p.m.

November/December: Christmas Shop opens.  Dates to be announced.

December 7: Christmas in the Village (Cobden).  Museum Christmas shop will be open and the Society will conduct a special exhibit at the Resource Center.

All Events at the Union County Museum are free and open to the public.  No Admission charge.

Operated by the Union County Historical & Genealogy Society, 618/893-2865.

Volunteers are always needed to help at the museum and at these events.  

To volunteer:

618/893-2567, 893-2067 or 893-2865


The General Store is usually in operation when the museum is normally open.  This depends on if we have enough volunteers to open both the museum and the store.  Otherwise please use the above dates for official openings of the General Store.