Due to current public health concerns and unknown next steps, please understand that we may need to adjust our 2020 season calendar. We will keep our Museum information as up to date as possible. Unfortunately, we are suspending all off-season group visits and programs to maintain appropriate social distancing.

2020

MAY


OPEN FOR THE SEASON

Saturday, May 23

Open Daily* 10am-5pm

 

*We are hoping for the best but preparing for a potentially slow May and June, which may require us to alter our seasonal hours. Please check back often and/or contact us directly to check current hours.

JUNE


Dorothy Molter Experience: Women’s Canoe Trip

June 23-27 · Pre-registration Required

$775/person · 4 min/7 max participation

 

Check out this fantastic, women’s-only trip to Knife Lake in the Boundary Waters of Minnesota and learn about the last (non-indigenous), permanent resident Dorothy Molter. Learn more about this trip!

SEPTEMBER


Dorothy’s Root Beer Run
Kids’ Marathon

Sept 26 · 8:45am · Pre-registration Required

$15/child  (scholarships available: run@elymarathon.com)

Finishers will receive the Ely Marathon 2020 medal, bottle of Dorothy Molter’s Isle of Pines Root Beer and finishers’ shirt. Awards for the top 3 male and female finishers.

 

Build strength, endurance and perseverance just like Dorothy!

Racers must complete 25 miles of running/jogging/fast walking PRIOR to race day and then, on race day, they will complete the final 1.2 miles of the course and finish with the marathon runners.

It’s possible to watch the kids start their race and then walk over to the finish line at Whiteside Park to see them finish!

Speaker Services & Programslogonoshadow

Need a speaker with an inspiring story for your next event? Want to offer a fun party activity? Presentations on the life of Dorothy Molter and/or root beer making events are available year-round. Presentations can be formatted to fit the needs of your organization and audience, and include additional topics such as the Boundary Waters, Northwoods ecology, and wilderness living.

Dorothy’s story is perfect for all ages and can be told at:

  • Club meetings
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner events
  • Conferences
  • Conventions
  • Corporate retreats
  • Special events & birthdays
  • Root beer float socials or parties using Dorothy’s Isle of Pines Root Beer

Speaker Program fee: $25 per hour presentation plus travel expenses (time to travel, cost of travel, lodging, meals, etc.); Discounts available for programs in the Ely Area.
Root Beer Float or Root Beer Making Party fee: Per person fee based on type of program interest and audience type, call/email for a quote! 218 365 4451   info@rootbeerlady.com
Duration: One hour minimum
Minimum equipment requirement: Access to electricity and a projector screen