Falter Museum selected for state’s Passport Program

    The John Philip Falter Museum at 17th and Stone Streets in downtown Falls City has been selected as one of the 80 sites by the Nebraska Tourism Commission for the 2016 Passport Program, which runs from May 1 through Sept. 30.  
    Beginning May 1, museum hours will be from 1-4 p.m. Sunday through Friday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays.
    For more information on this exciting and fun program and to learn how to get your passport and win prizes, go to www.nebraskapassport.com
    The Falter Museum is also sponsoring an Art Walk from 5-8 p.m. Friday, April 29. A new jazz exhibit begins that evening, featuring prints and original paintings by John Falter, some of which are on loan from the Nebraska State Historical Society Museum in Lincoln.
    Stop by for refreshments and hear some recorded music by Falls City’s native son and renowned jazz trumpet player, George “ Pee Wee” Erwin!
    To pay tribute to Pee Wee and to celebrate his 103rd birthday, the museum is hosting a celebration from 5-10 p.m. Sunday, May 29, at the Harkendorff Event Center, 3423 Barada St. A social hour from 5-6 p.m. will be followed by a buffet dinner and live music provided by Mike Brownson, another native Falls City trumpet player.
    For more information, contact Dobey Falter Haws at 402-450-3724 or at dobey.haws@gmail.com

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