Schedule  of Activities for June 16, 2018

Extended hours! From 9am - 5:00 pm, explore the fads and fashions of the 1960s!

Crafts: try your hand at making a colorful ojo de dios, decorating a pet rock complete with house, learning macrame knots, making and using a knitting spool, and working on a latch hook rug!

Games: Hungry Hungry Hippo, Connect 4, Battleship, and Operation.

Toys: Etch-a-Sketch, "erasable" drawing pads, Spirograph, Silly Putty, PlayDoh.

TV series and 1970s movies and commercials: watch Happy Days episodes and Jonathan Livingston Seagull (showing at 10am and 1:30pm).

Try your hand at dance steps, listen to 70s music, see 70s cars (the Jones Truck Lines Club will be bringing two 1970s trucks for display in the parking lot!) and hairstyles, answer questions about your memories of the 1970s, and more!

After the museum closes, come to the Café at 5:30 for a themed  dinner (Spaghetti and Meat Balls served with Garlic Toast and a Dinner Salad, includes Coffee or Tea) and dance (see below) at the Event Tent at 6:00 pm. Reservations are required for the dinner ($12 per adult; $7 per child up to age 13; $2 discount for Har-Ber Village members), but you can drop in for the music and dance for free. Tickets for the dinner may be purchased online.

Around 8:30 pm or so, families are invited to enjoy the 1970s movie favorite Grease on the outdoor inflatable screen next to the Event Tent. There is no charge for the film. Refreshments will be sold.

Bring your chairs and blankets!

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Get in the spirit for the Remembering the 70s event by dressing in your favorite 1970s outfits from disco to plaid pants to hot pants to platform shoes!

Start playing your Donna Summers records because we are reliving the disco decade. In the 1970’s, we said “Hello” to Charlie, Rock progressed into a new generation, and we went with Willy Wonka on a trip we’ll never forget. With advancements in technology, we saw more and more tech in our houses, like the electric clock and eventually the computer.

Growing up in the 1970s meant you remember grabbing your favorite theater candy, like a bag of Jelly Bellies, and seeing the very first Star Wars in a theater or drive in. You always hoped you had the funniest joke on your wrapper of Laffy Taffy. Or that one day you could dance like John Travolta. Every year you asked for a waterbed, but your parents were worried you’d break it.

One time, you swore you made a double bubble while chewing Bubble Yum. You were extra good in December in hopes that Santa brought you an Atari 400. But your favorite memory might be, how good you looked in your orange, knitted flare pants. Your wardrobe might have stayed with the decade but thankfully Blow Pops are here to stay.

What was your favorite 1970s candy? Enjoy samples of some of these candies at Har-Ber Village on June 16!

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3 for the Money (left) will play at Har-Ber Village for the May 12, 1970s dinner and dance.

Scott Eastman and Max Barnett have played off and on since the 1990s—together in a band, as a duo, and as a trio with his wife Debra (pictured). Debra’s father is Max Brown, a well-known longtime Joplin performer, and her daughter, Sara Dunn, is a country recording performer. Scott's most recent notable venture  is playing for country singer Doug Stone for several years.