The Dubuque County Historical Society's annual gala, Captain's Ball, will be held on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium's River Discovery Center (Paddle Wheel Building) presented by premier sponsor, TH Media - Print. Digital. Events. This event includes a cocktail hour, silent auction, live animal programs, live entertainment, a plated dinner, live auction, and after-dinner sweets, coffee, and entertainment.
Photo from 2018 Captain's Ball: Gin & Jazz
Proceeds from this event support the DCHS and its entities: The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Mathias Ham Historic Site, National Rivers Hall of Fame, and RiverWorks Discovery. Funds raised will help support our organization's STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education efforts.
The DCHS and its entities have been instrumental in increasing the publics’ understanding of STEM learning, focusing on conservation issues, deepening community engagement, creating new and dynamic tourism experiences, and preserving local history. The DCHS has spent the last 40 years building a legacy, which displays the history and cultures of the Mississippi River and Rivers of America, and will continue to do so with community support through this event.
5 p.m. - Gambling, Cocktails, Animal Encounters, & Silent Auction in our recreated Casino Royale
7:30 p.m. - Plated Dinner, Live Auctions
Tickets are no longer available for 2019.
Our compliments to the following sponsors for making the Captain's Ball event possible!
007 Lead Sponsors:
TH Media - Print. Digital. Events.
Casino Royale Sponsors:
The Riverboat Twilight
Kendall Hunt Publishing/Westmark Enterprises/Great River Learning
Bodine Electric Company
Chad & Regan Wolbers and Sarah Hasken
Conlon Construction Company
Eagle Point Solar
John & Margarete Cooke
John & Med Bickel
John Deere Dubuque Works
Key City Vision
Newt Marine Service
RSM US LLP
Simply Elegant Boutique
Wally & Barbara Brown
Family Beer & Liquor
GreenState Credit Union
Ingram Barge Company
HCR ManorCare Health Services
McCullough Creative, Inc.
Qtego Auction Services
Stauer House Bed & Breakfast
Auctioneer | Tim Markham/Markham Auction Services
Casino | Chicago Casino & Poker Rentals and US Casino Rentals
Catering | J & D Catering
Decor | Inside Décor
Ice Sculpture | Chicago Ice Works, Inc.
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