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Stroll ‘n Roll

Sat, September 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Don’t miss this years Museum Day Stroll ‘n Roll 2016. This free event will be held Saturday, September 10th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at venues throughout the City and one historic site just outside of the downtown area, including River Bend Nature Center.

This year?s event features 16 area museums, galleries, attractions, one historic site and one architecturally historic downtown church. There are three newcomers to the event this year: Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame, Jenny to Jet Exhibit and First United Methodist Church. The Hall of Fame opened its doors in March of this year and features 1000?s of historic and important artifacts and memorabilia from the men and women of professional wrestling. The Jenny to Jet exhibit is a wonderful, one of a kind display at the Wichita Falls Regional Airport depicting the history of flight in the city and First United Methodist Church is excited to be part of Stroll and Roll to be able to introduce visitors to their 135 year history.
Art Galleries:
?Juanita Harvey Art Gallery at MSU
?Kemp Center for the Arts
?Museum of Art at MSU
?Wichita Falls Art Association Gallery
?Wichita Falls Railroad Museum

Attractions:
?Farmers Market
?Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame
?River Bend Nature Center
?Wichita Falls Theatre Performing Arts Center (Wichita Theatre)
?Jenny to Jet Exhibit

Historic Sites:
?First United Methodist Church
?Riverside Cemetery

Museums:
?Kell House Museum
?Museum of North Texas History
?Wichita Falls Fire and Police Museum
?Wichita Falls Railroad Museum

The Texas Travel Center will be open and providing maps and information. Venues will have free maps marking the locations of each participant. Maps can also be downloaded and printed from the City?s website at wichitafallstx.gov, under ?Visitors? on the homepage. Free shuttle service will be offered beginning at 10:00 am from the MPEC, 1000 5th Street, to the downtown area locations and the Riverside Cemetery historic site. The other venues can be reached by private vehicle. The last shuttle will leave the MPEC at 3:00 pm.

In addition to the downtown museums and attractions being open for the day, the Downtown Merchants Association will also be participating with many of their stores and restaurants open for tour participants. For those who would like to plan a road trip, many of the 53 member cities of the Red River Valley Tourism Association will have museums and attractions open during the day. Learn more by going to redrivervalley.info. For more information about Museum Day please contact the Wichita Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau 940-716-5552, go to wichitafallstx.gov and follow ?Wichita Falls Museum Day? on Facebook.

Details

Date:
Sat, September 10, 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm