Captain's Ball: Full Steam Ahead
Friday, Nov. 1, 2024, 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 2024's Captain's Ball, check out our video from 2023.

thank you to our 2024 sponsors


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Chief Mate:

Conlon Construction logo        kendall hunt logo     TH media logo 

Deck Cadet:

capra bank logo             community foundation logo  DRA logo        DB&T logo     diamond jo logo   GreenState Credit Union logo   Kunkel logo  John Deere logo   McCoy group logo     newt marine logo     US bank logo



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Special thanks to the 2024 committee!

Natalie Clifton, Poppy Conlon, Tracy Fischer, Kristen Leffler, Stephanie Meyers, Jessica Schlader, Wendy Scardino, Danelle Schroeder, Codi Sharkey, Marilyn Snyder, Vicky Sutter, and Teri Witt.