Historic Movie Matinee
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, holds their next Movie Matinee Saturday June 30, 2012, 1 p.m. at the museum. They will show two 16 mm films from the CCHS collections, "Fiddle De Dee" and "Caged Fury." Admission $1; popcorn and punch will be served. Call 218-879-1938 for more information.
Join Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, for an old-fashioned 4th of July celebration, Wednesday July 4, 2012, 5-7 p.m., Vernon Center MN. For more information contact Shelley Harrison, 507-345-5566.
Lorren Lindevig Day
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, celebrates Lorren Lindevig Day, July 4, 2012, 4:30 p.m. at the museum. Lindevig is an accomplished accordionist and community volunteer, including time spent on the Board of Directors for CCHS. Call 218-879-1938 for more information.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, hosts "Before the Five Rings," a discussion of the history of the Olympics with David J. Laliberte, Wednesday July 11, 2012, 9 a.m. Contact Debi Pack, 320-253-8424, with questions.
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, invites the public to an open house to reveal its research library's new look, July 12, 2012, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Contact Allison, 952-445-0378, for more information.
Iron Man Car Show
Minnesota Discovery Center, Chisholm MN, invites the public to step back to the 1950s, '60s, and '70s with the Iron Man Car Show, July 14-15, 2012.
Presentation and Book Signing
Representative Dean Urdahl will give a presentation on the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, Thursday July 26, 2012, 7 p.m. at Kandiyohi County Historical Society, Willmar MN. He will also discuss his three historical fiction novels set in Minnesota during the U.S.-Dakota War. Call 320-235-1881 for more information.
U.S.-Dakota War Talk
Hubbard County Historical Museum, Park Rapids MN, hosts Representative Dean Urdahl, who will speak on the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, Monday July 30, 2012, 7:30 p.m., Courthouse meeting room. Call 218-732-5237 for more information.
U.S.-Dakota War Bus Tour
As part of the 150th Anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War, Meeker County Historical Society, Litchfield MN, holds a bus tour that will stop at ten different Meeker County sites and historical markers, Saturday August 11 and Sunday August 12, 2012, 1-5 p.m. Board the bus at the GAR Museum, 1 p.m. Cost : $15. Register through Community Education by Friday August 3, 2012, 320-693-2354.
Dakota Language Camp
Register now for Pond Dakota Heritage Society's 4th Annual Dakota Language Camp, August 14-16, 2012, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pond Dakota Mission Park, Bloomington MN.
Dorothy Molter Museum, Ely MN, offers Camp Kwitchurbeliakin every Thursday now through August 16, 2012, 3-4:30 p.m., ages 3-12. Cost: $10/child. Call 218-365-4451 for reservations.