Captain's Ball: Historic Hollywood!
Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, 6:00-10:00 P.M.

Help the Dubuque County Historical Society, National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Mathias Ham Historic Site, National Rivers Hall of Fame, and RiverWorks Discovery continue to be champions for conservation, preservation, and engaging educational opportunities as we celebrate our 70+ years of success.

The Historical Society operates as a leading cultural institution in the area and helps to foster a thriving community that involves everyone who lives in this area today and for generations to come thanks to your continuous support of this event.

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Plan to attend this year!

We look forward to your joining us for this year's event, full of fun and surprises. To get a sneak peak of what to expect at 2023's Captain's Ball, check out our video from 2022.

thank you to our 2023 sponsors


McCoy Group logo


Fred & Ginger:

conlon construction logo       kendall hunt logo    TH media logo


Take a Gander: 

Twilight logoUS bank logo


Hollywood & Vine:

   Bodine Electric logo      DB&T logo     Diamond Jo logo

DRA logo    GreenState logo     John Deere logo    

med one logo     newt marine logo    

   RSM logo


National Rivers Hall of Fame:

Key City logo     


The Boulevard

ImOn logo

Glitz & Glam:

Kunkel logo    


Special thanks to the 2023 committee!

Natalie Clifton, Poppy Conlon, Tracy Fischer, Wanda Newt, Wendy Scardino, Danelle Schroeder, Marilyn Snyder, Carrie Stier, Emily Stier, Vicky Sutter, Johanna Talarico and Teri Witt.