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Upcoming Events


Christmas in Cortez

Saturday, December 4, 10 am-2 pm

Have a merry time at the maritime!


Join us for this FREE outdoor, family-friendly festival as we ring in the holiday season. Enjoy carnival-style games, holiday-themed crafts, a snow slide, plus a special visit with Santa! Click here for details.

Music on the Porch

2nd & 4th Saturdays, 2-4 pm

FMM has partnered with the Cortez Cultural Center to host this FREE music event, held on the Bratton Store porch on the museum's grounds. Bring your own chair to enjoy this jam session, starting at 2 pm until 4 pm on the second and fourth Saturday each month.
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Museum Calendar

2021 and 2022 Holiday Museum Closures

Thursday, November 11 – Veteran’s Day

Thursday, November 25 through Monday, November 29 – Thanksgiving

Friday, December 3 – Preparation for Christmas in Cortez community holiday festival

Saturday, December 4 – Christmas in Cortez community holiday festival on museum grounds

Monday, December 20 through Monday, December 27 – Christmas

Friday, December 31, 2021 through Monday, January 3, 2022 – New Year’s