Ice Cream Sunday
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Americaís favorite summer treat -- ice cream -- is the star of the museumís most popular event of the summer.
The ninth-annual Ice Cream Sunday is set for 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 15. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for children 17 and under.
The eventís first 500 paid visitors will receive a coupon for a free 5-ounce cup of Calicheís Frozen Custard, which will be served at the museum throughout the afternoon.
The popular annual ice cream sandwich eating contest and race is scheduled to start at 2 p.m., with registration beginning at 12 p.m. The age categories for the contest are: 4-6, 7-10, 11-13, 14-17, and 18-and-over. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.
There will be an ongoing living history performance with a 1950s soda fountain theme. Museum visitors may also make their own ice cream by rolling tin cans.
Aside from Calicheís Frozen Custard, the Southwest Dairy Farmers and Priceís Creameries also are sponsoring events and providing treats.
For more information, please call (575) 522-4100.