CLOSED TO GENERAL PUBLIC FOR THE 2019 SEASON

Groups of 6+ may request a private group tour any time of the year

2020

FEBRUARY


Museum Open to the Public

Saturday, February 8 · 10am-5pm

 

Dress for the weather and temperatures – historic cabins VERY drafty!


Whirlwind!

Saturday, February 8 · 11am-2pm · Free

Dress for the weather and temperatures – this event is outdoors!

Join the Dorothy Molter Museum and Vermilion Community College for its annual winter-themed activity day! Stop by for a story around the campfire, learn about outdoor winter pastimes such as snowshoeing, fishing or bird watching, and warm up with a hot cocoa in the gift shop.

This event is geared towards families but is fun for all ages!


Brew-It Yourself Classes

Sunday, February 9 · 10-11am & 1-2pm
$10/person, ages 8+

Pre-registration is required by calling 218 365 4451 or emailing info@rootbeerlady.com

 

Learn how to make root beer like Dorothy did! Includes a guided program through the Winter Cabin focused on Dorothy’s root beer history, free time to look in other cabins, and root beer supplies to make 32oz of root beer to take home.

Dress for the weather and temperatures – historic cabins VERY drafty!


Dorothy Molter Museum Annual Meeting & Fundraising Dinner

Thursday, February 13 · Grand Ely Lodge

$25 for Museum Members · $35 for non-member guests

Online registration will open after January 1
Guests may also register via email, postal mail or by calling the Museum [Contact Us]

 

It’s party time! Join us for another year of celebrating the legacy of Dorothy Molter with food, fun and fellowship.

As in the past, guests can expect a wide-array of quality raffle games, drawings and auction items, delicious food and a lovely evening celebrating the life of Dorothy Molter.

Check out the “prizes” we’ll have at this year’s dinner – new items arriving often!   [I’d like to make a donation]


Brew-It Yourself Classes

Friday, February 14 · 3-4pm & 6-7pm
$10/person, ages 8+

Pre-registration is required by calling 218 365 4451 or emailing info@rootbeerlady.com

 

Learn how to make root beer like Dorothy did! Includes a guided program through the Winter Cabin focused on Dorothy’s root beer history, free time to look in other cabins, and root beer supplies to make 32oz of root beer to take home.

Dress for the weather and temperatures – historic cabins VERY drafty!


Museum Open to the Public

Saturday, February 15 · 10am-5pm

 

Dress for the weather and temperatures – historic cabins VERY drafty!

MAY


OPEN FOR THE SEASON

Saturday, May 23

Open Daily 10am-5pm

 

Looking to schedule a private tour outside of normal business hours for our group of 6 or more guests? Call Jess at 218 365 4451 or email jess@rootbeerlady.com.

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!

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