Join Maplewood Historical Society for a walking tour of Ramsey County Poor Farm and Cemetery, Maplewood MN, Saturday August 13, 2011, 10 a.m. Meet at Ramsey County District Court parking lot. Cost: $5 nonmembers; free for Maplewood Historical Society members. Call Bob, 651-776-4163, for more information.
Hay Lake Celebration
Washington County Historical Society, Stillwater MN, presents Hay Lake Day, Saturday August 13, 2011, noon to 4 p.m., Hay Lake School Museum. Free admission, fun for all ages. Contact Anna Kirchner, 651-433-4014, for more information.
Harkin Store Music
Enjoy Arnie and Marilyn Anderson's music at the Harkin Store, Sunday August 14, 2011, 1-4 p.m. Harkin Store is located nine miles northwest of New Ulm on Nicollet County Road 21. For more information contact the store, 507-354-8666, or Nicollet County Historical Society, 507-934-2160.
Pie & Ice Cream Social
Wadena County Historical Society hosts Old-Fashioned Pie & Ice Cream Social fundraiser, Wednesday August 17, 2011, Wadena United Methodist Church, 4-7 p.m. Free will donation. Contact Sandi Pratt, 218-631-9079, for more information.
Join White Bear Lake Area Historical Society for Pops on the Porch, Thursday August 18, 2011, 6-8 p.m., Fillebrown House. Free. Call 651-407-5327 for more information.
U.S.-Dakota War Historic Site Tours
Events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War begin this year. Leavenworth and Milford Bus Tours take place Friday August 19, 2011.
History in a Pint
Veterans' Memorial Hall, a program of the St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth MN, hosts Richard Zahn at History in a Pint, Wednesday August 24, 2011, 6 p.m., Rockwood Restaurant, Ely MN. Free. Contact Dan Hartman, 218-733-7500, for more information.
Photographer Doug Ohman will discuss his latest book "Libraries of Minnesota" at Janesville Library, August 24, 2011, 6:30 p.m. Free.
Songs of the Civil War
Winona County Historical Society presents a concert to honor the brave soldiers of the Civil War through music of the 1860s, Thursday August 25, 2011, 7 p.m. Cost: $10/person. Call 507-454-2723 x0 to reserve your seat.
Join White Bear Lake Area Historical Society at Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake, Monday August 29, 2011, 6-7 p.m., for "Schools Around the Lake," an illustrated program exploring the early days of education in White Bear and Mahtomedi school districts. Call 651-407-5327 for more information.
Pipe Donation Ceremony
Sleepy Eye Area Historical Society invites the public to witness the donation of a pipe from Karyn Douglas Cissell, a seventh generation grandchild of Ishtakhaba (Sleepy Eyes, d. 1860), whose remains are interred next to SEAHS under the Chief Sleepy Eyes State Monument. Bring your own seating. Saturday September 3, 2011, 2 p.m. Contact Debbie Joramo, 507-794-5053.
U.S.-Dakota War Sesquicentennial
Brown County MN commemorates the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, beginning with events this year.