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FESTIVAL OF WREATHS OPENING PARTY. November 10, 2021  5:30pm to 8:00p,

Reserve your tickets to kick off the holiday season with food, drinks, and a live auction to benefit the Aurora History Museum & Historic Sites. All while you view hand-decorated wreaths donated by community members, business and organizations.

The Festival of Wreaths is an annual fundraiser organized by the Aurora Museum Foundation. To find out more about the Festival of Wreaths display and online auction visit, AuroraMuseum.org. Proceeds from the online auction and the November 10th live auction event support exhibits and educational programs. 

Our event sponsor is: “ Haykin Family Cider “ " Haykin Family Cider is an award-winning small batch cidery run by husband and wife, Daniel and Talia Haykin. With tiny bubbles, they produce a sparkling wine-like cider in a variety of sweetness levels. Elevating the apple like wineries treat grapes, Haykin Family Cider highlights the flavor and complexity of interesting and unique apples.
Get your free ticket by clicking this link “ FOW Opening Event” 

Festival of Wreaths...Sponsor's wreaths are ready to pick up at the museum.

2021 Sponsorship Form
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The Festival of Wreaths is ready to kick off... Sponsoship wreaths are due October 24, 2021. The Festival runs online from November 2 to December 10, 2021.  Don't miss our opening event on November 10, 2021

Antique Appraisal Fair 09/25/2021
Thank you to the 30 + people that attended the Fair.  We raised $ 500 + towards the goal of purchasing a large scale printer to support the Museum. ( Thanks to Vanessa Marck and Gerre Leyden our appraisers)

Board of Directors

The AMF Board of Directors is made up of seventeen (maximum ) elected members, selected from the AMF Membership. 

Jane Barber; Gregg Chase, Treasurer; Beth Copic; Lynne Evans; Marc Gonzales; 

Nancy O’Neill; Stu Pyper, Secretary; Sandy Sweeney; Stanley Turner, President;  Alexis Watts, Vice President.



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The Aurora History Museum expanded in 2014 with the opening of its new

Growing Home exhibit, and the new Ruth Fountain Gallery which houses restored 1913 historic Trolley Trailer No. 610.


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The Sanders Museum store is operated by the AMF and offers gifts that are both unique and relevant to Aurora's history.



Thank you to all those that have renewed their Aurora Museum Foundation Memberships in 2020- 2021

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The mission of the Aurora Museum Foundation is to advocate for broad-based funding and community support

to ensure the continued viability of the Aurora History Museum.


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your web browser, and select the Aurora Museum Foundation as your charitble

organization the first time you shop.


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