Youth & Family Programs

Oswego Cemetery Walk

Experience community history through the stories of those who have called the area home during the annual Oswego Cemetery Walk. Participants will be guided through the cemetery to visit with the “ghosts” of early Oswego residents and pioneers. Pre-registration through the Oswegoland Park District is required. Register early – space is limited! Participants should be able to walk for 75 minutes, wear comfortable shoes, and are encouraged to bring a flashlight. Parking is available along Main Street and n the area near the cemetery. An adult must accompany all children. Registration is per person. Presented in partnership with the Oswegoland Heritage Association. NOTE: The event takes place at the Oswego Township Cemetery, Main Street, Downtown Oswego. $5

Thursday October 7


Remembering Our Veterans

Discover the history of Oswego’s fighting men and women through an extensive display of rarely seen military artifacts selected from the museum’s permanent collection, including items used during the Civil War, World Wars I and II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Limited engagement open during regular museum hours. Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free.


PrairieFest Quilt Show

Every year the Quilters Dozen Quilt Group and the Oswegoland Park District team up to present the PrairieFest Quilt Show at the Little White School Museum. During the show, contemporary and antique quilts will be on display. There is also an annual quilt raffle where one person gets to take home a fabulous homemade quilt! Look out for more information for the 2022 show.


Museum from Home

Visit our Discover & Learn page for ways to enjoy the museum from home!