Correction on Brewery Tour Date
Scott County Historical Society's bus tour of Schell's Brewery, New Ulm, is this Saturday June 11, 2011, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: $30 nonmembers/$25 members for bus and tour; lunch on your own. For details or to register call 952-445-0378.
Join Friends of Fort Snelling (Fort Snelling State Park Association) on Saturday June 11, 2011 at the State Park Visitor Center, 1:30 p.m. to celebrate 50 years of preservation advocacy. Free admission, refreshments, door prizes.
Minnesota Discovery Center, Chisholm MN, hosts traveling exhibit "Peanuts...Naturally," opening Saturday June 11, 2011. Learn about the natural world through the eyes of Charles Schulz's Peanuts characters. Call 800-372-6437 for more information.
US-Dakota War Talk
Join Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, at the North Mankato Taylor Public Library for a talk by Dr. John Isch on the US-Dakota War panoramas, Saturday June 11, 2011, 2 p.m. Call the Library, 507-345-5120, or NCHS, 507-934-2160, for more information.
Flag Day Open House
ITOW Veterans Museum hosts an open house on Flag Day, June 14, 2011, 4-6 p.m. to celebrate the successful conclusion of a series of oral histories about the Cold War Era. Free admission on Flag Day. Call 218-346-7678 for more information.
Music on the Range
Virginia Area Historical Society and Friends of B'nai Abraham host an exhibit focusing on World War II at B'nai Abraham Museum and Cultural Center, Virginia MN. Several music programs offered in conjunction with the exhibit, including 40s Jazz with Connie Evingson, 7 p.m. Thursday June 16, 2011. Call 218-741-1136 for more information.
Civil War Roundtable
Join Cannon Valley Civil War Roundtable on Thursday June 16, 2011, 5:30 p.m. at Fort Ahlman, northwest of Morristown. Dan Peterson will speak on various Civil War topics. Picnic presentation; admission $3. Call Dan Peterson, 507-332-8250, for reservations.
White House Exhibit
Stearns History Center opens new traveling exhibit "The Working White House: 200 Years of Tradition and Memories," June 18 to August 28, 2011. Learn about the workers behind the scenes at the White House. Contact Ann Meline for more information.
Roseau Scandinavian Festival
As part of the Roseau Scandinavian Festival, Roseau Public Library hosts "Stories and Songs from Our Family Trees" with musician Ross Sutter and storyteller Maren Hinderlie, Saturday June 18, 2011, 1 p.m.
Father's Day at Harkin Store
Harkin Store invites the public to meet woodcarvers and view their art on Sunday June 19, 2011, 1-4 p.m. Harkin Store is located nine miles northwest of New Ulm on CR 21. Call Nicollet County Historical Society, 507-934-2160 or the store, 507-354-8666, for more information.
Summer Mine Tours
Minnesota Discovery Center, Hibbing Taconite, and Shubat Transportation team up to provide bus tours of Hibbing Taconite. Tours begin at Minnesota Discovery Center, Chisholm MN, and are offered Thursdays, 1 p.m. beginning June 23, 2011. Call 800-372-6437 for more information.
LeDuc Historic Estate, Hastings MN, hosts Dr. Ann Braaten, who will discuss research on the Hastings Needle Work Company, Saturday June 25, 2011, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call 651-437-7055 for more information.
Art in the Garden
LeDuc Historic Estate, Hastings MN, will be one of the venues for Art in the Garden, Saturday June 25, 2011, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Private and public gardens open for viewing. Tickets $10 in advance; $15 day of event. Call 651-437-7055 for more information.
Local Author Reading/Craft
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, hosts local author Cathy Isles, who will read from her new children's book "Faces . . . Who Are We?" and lead a kid-friendly art project, Thursday June 30, 2011, 10:30 a.m. Contact SCHS, 952-445-0378, for more information.