Twice a year, in the spring and fall, the museum hosts a series of lectures on varying topics featuring regional speakers.

Spring 2024 Series: “Nevada Springs Are…”

Flier with text on top of a vector graphic showing sunset at a lake in front of mountains. Text reads "The Churchill County Museum Presents the 2024 Spring Lecture Series Nevada Springs are… …HOT! Tuesday March 26th at 6:30pm Dr. Brian Hedlund, School of Life Sciences Professor, Distinguished Professor UNLV “The real thermophiles of Great Boiling Spring” A look into the amazing lives of heat-loving microorganisms in Nevada Hot Springs …Cold, Sandy, and Rocky! Tuesday April 2nd at 6:30pm Gwendolyn Clancy, Documentary Filmmaker, and guests speakers of the NV Chapter of the National Pony Express Association “Pony Express: Living the Ride” How the historic Pony Express is kept alive and the stops along the way! …For the birds! Tuesday, April 9th at 6:30PM Bethany Chagnon, Deputy Refuge Manager/Biologist Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Learn about the Wildlife in your own backyard! …All about the weather! Tuesday, April 16th at 6:30PM Dr. Thomas Albright, Associate professor & Nevada State Climatologist (Interim), Department of Geography, UNR. Nevada’s Capricious, sometimes cantankerous, spring weather… and how it affects our springs (the other kind!) These lectures are FREE! The Churchill County Museum is located at 1050 S. Maine Street, Fallon, NV

Tuesdays at 6:30 pm, March 26th through April 16th

Old Lecture Series

Starting in Fall 2023, we began recording our lectures to make them available to those unable to attend. Click the embedded video to begin playlist. Additional videos are available by clicking the button in the upper right of the frame, or by going to the end of the video.

Fall 2023 Series: Where the Ghosts Live