BELTON — In conjunction with the Dorothea Lange’s America exhibit, the Bell County Museum will host a Mother-Daughter Day in Kit’s World for girls ages 6 to 10 from 10 a.m. to noon March 15.

The event is $10 per child and includes refreshments and craft activities.

Girls are invited to bring their favorite doll to be “primped” at the event.

Author Harriet Brown created Kit Kittredge, a young girl growing up in 1930s America, and witnessed many of the seminal events of that decade, including the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. Similarly, Lange, a noted American photographer, traveled around the country photographing people affected by these tumultuous events.

The event will include a tour of the exhibit, refreshments, a magician, a hobo, a sewing demonstration and the doll beauty parlor. Girls will be given a quilting starter kit to take home. Canned goods will be on display, and participants will get to meet Bell County’s own Kit Kittredge.

Preregistration is required. To sign up, call 254-933-5243 or email

Contact Vanessa Lynch at or 254-501-7567.

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