MONETT, Mo. — The Monett Historical Museum will hold a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday at 422 Broadway.
Bob Hubbard will be the event's master of ceremonies. Hubbard is a graduate of Monett High School and the former Monett Junior College, as well as the lead singer for the Foggy River Boys band. Invited guests will include state Sen. David Sater and state Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick.
The public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony.
Bob and Debbie Berger purchased and renovated three downtown Broadway buildings for the museum. The two-story buildings offer a combined total of 18,000 square feet. The museum includes a room dedicated to Frisco railroad memorabilia, as well as movie posters from the former Gillioz theater. Other displays represent Monett's businesses, schools, churches, military, farming community, community leaders and more. Special exhibits will be displayed periodically.
In addition to the museum, the buildings include an event center that will be available for rent.