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Museum GraphicBy Chris Edwards
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CROCKETT – The Mary Allen Museum Heritage House will host an open house event on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Attendees are invited to come out and tour the newly reopened museum, which is located in the historic Westbrook Heritage House.

The museum is located at 1503 South Fourth Street in Crockett. At the open house, light refreshments will be served.

The Mary Allen Museum has largely been inactive during all of the pandemic-related shutdowns, however, recently, with the restrictions lifted, the museum’s board announced its reopening and some new activities coming for the community to enjoy.

Many volunteers recently took part in a clean-up effort to restore the Westbrook Heritage House. Below is a list of activities slated for the museum:

•September 10- the Museum will celebrate its reopening with an open house. The community is invited to attend. Light refreshments will be served. 

•September 17 – “Movement at the Museum” A certified Zumba instructor specializing in African dance will be the instructor for a unique Zumba experience

•September 24 – “Painting with a Muse(em)” Local artist Alexandria Hubbard, Artist in Residence and Activity Director for the Mary Allen Museum, will host a step-by-step painting class. 

October 8 – “Movie Night” Films will be shown on the lawn at the Westbrook House. Bring your lawn chairs, coolers, or blankets along with the whole family and enjoy a movie under the stars

Other events will include a tea party that is sure to be a memorable experience. And look for an exciting “Open Mic Night” where musicians, singers and poets can share their talent with the community. 

If you would like more information about Mary Allen Museum or for more information about the upcoming events, please contact Dr. Thelma Douglass at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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