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Tuesday Night Live!

LAST DAY IS AUGUST 16! Camp KWITCHURBELIAKIN and our guided Northwoods Discovery Hike will both be offered on Tuesdays through August 16. Camp K is a great opportunity for kids aged 3-12 years old to learn about the Northwoods Dorothy called home through outdoor activities including games, crafts and projects. This year’s theme is FISH! Camp …

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Donuts at Dorothy’s

Join us Sunday, August 7 from 11am-2pm for coffee an’ (coffee and donuts, that is) to celebrate Dorothy Molter as well as raise funds for a new, original musical based on the famous Bob Cary book The Root Beer Lady. Bob’s daughter and museum board member, Barb Cary Hall is in the final stages of …

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Dorothy’s Trading Post – OPEN FOR BUSINESS!

Can you believe this face-lift? We at the Dorothy Molter Museum have been working feverishly to bring you this fresh new chapter to Dorothy’s story. Over the past six months, staff have been preparing new content, updating old content and brainstorming ways to make rootbeerlady.com more visually appealing, have better navigation, and include more educational information. Part of …

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Dorothy’s Ambassadors

With the International Wolf Center raising pups, and the North American Bear Center adopting a yearling cub, the Dorothy Molter Museum decided it needed to step up its game and have its own ambassador mammals. Since Dorothy was a dog-lover and had her own companion, Peg, it was a no-brainer on what type of mammal …

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Dorothy Day!

Sunday, June 26 – Join us for FREE admission all day PLUS family-friendly activities from 11am-2pm. We’ll have hot coffee, cold root beer and a warm welcome. Special guests, Tom and Heidi Pinkerton from Root River Photography will have some of their amazing work on display and for sale, including several items that are EXCLUSIVE …

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Come see us!

This season kicked off Saturday, May 28! The museum is now open from 10:00am-5:00pm daily through the Ely Harvest Moon Festival in September. Our 2016 community events and programming schedule is ready and waiting for you to plan your visit to the Dorothy Molter Museum – where the welcome is always warm and the root beer …

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Spring Newsletter

Members of the Dorothy Molter Museum receive our quarterly print newsletter. However, after it has been mailed to our member base, we post it here digitally to share in all the museum news! In this issue: Birds’ Landing at Dorothy’s Landscaping Director’s Message Website Update (you’ve obviously seen it!) Fundraising Dinner Highlights 2016 Season Information

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Scrub & Grub May 21

Thanks to all who came out and gave of time, energy, skill and a lot of sweat to help us prepare for our 2016 summer season at the Dorothy Molter Museum!

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Women’s Canoe Trip 2016

Seats are full for 2016 but we are planning the 2017 trip dates! The Dorothy Molter Museum and Ely Outfitting Company & Boundary Waters Guide Service is proud to offer the second annual Dorothy Molter Experience Trip! This fully-outfitted and guided canoe trip will immerse you in the wilderness that was once home to Dorothy …

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