Come to the St. Peter Senior Center at the St. Peter Community Center on Thursday November 4, 2010, 7 p.m. to watch the documentary film "Beer Wars." Small independent brewers take on corporate behemoths. Free. Contact Jessica, 507-934-2160, for more information.
Three Rivers Park History
Join Brooklyn Historical Society at Embassy Suites Brooklyn Center on Saturday November 6, 2010 to hear Three Rivers Park Historian Bill Walker speak about park history and current projects. Breakfast begins 8:15 a.m.; program at 9 a.m. Call Diane, 763-560-8893, by November 5 to RSVP.
Saint Martin's Day
Germanic American Institute and Landmark Center transform Rice Park in downtown St. Paul into a flickering early winter wonderland during Saint Martin's Day Celebration, Sunday November 7, 2010. Please bring items to donate to Joseph's Coat.
Greater Litchfield Opera House celebrates its 110th birthday on Sunday November 7, 2010, 1:30 to 4 p.m. Free music and refreshments. Also make plans to attend the annual meeting on Thursday November 18, 2010, 7 p.m.
History and Care of Silver
Rice County Historical Society hosts Sharon Jensen on Tuesday November 9, 2010, 7 p.m. Jensen will present a program at the Alexander Faribault House on the history and care of silver. Reservations encouraged. Call 507-332-2121 for more information or for reservations.
St. Cloud's Music Man
Bill and Joy Riggs present The G. Oliver Riggs Story at Stearns History Museum, Wednesday November 10, 2010, 9 a.m. Presentation highlights the musical career of G. Oliver Riggs. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Stearns History Museum hosts opening reception and exhibit of concept designs for the Veterans Educational Historic Project by Charles Gilbert Kapsner on Sunday November 14, 2010, 1-4 p.m. Contact John Decker, 320-253-8424, for more information.
MHS Annual Meeting
Attend the 162d annual meeting of the Minnesota Historical Society on Thursday November 18, 2010, 3:30 p.m. at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. This will be Nina Archabal's final annual meeting as director, which would be an ideal time for representatives of the local history community to personally talk with Nina ahead of her transition.