Korean War Exhibit
Kandiyohi County Historical Society, Willmar MN, invites the public to the opening of their new exhibit "The Korean War: In Their Own Words," Thursday July 12, 2012, 2 p.m. Contact KCHS, 320-235-1881, for more information.
Live Eagle Program
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, hosts a new segment of their year-long educational series "Discover the Dakota Culture and Heritage," with a live eagle program from The National Eagle Center, Wabasha MN. Come learn all about eagles, Saturday July 14, 2012, 10 a.m. to noon at the Historic R.D. Hubbard House, Mankato. Free. Call 507-345-5566 for more information.
Rockford Area Historical Society, Rockford MN, hosts Lori Giefelman, Master Gardener, who will talk about how to encourage butterflies and hummingbirds to enjoy your gardens, Saturday July 14, 2012, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 763-477-5383 for more information.
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, welcomes Ellen Marie Jensen, author of "We Stopped Forgetting," a book about Sami emigrants in North America, Sunday July 15, 2012, 1 p.m. at the museum. Call 218-879-1938 for more information.
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Moorhead MN, hosts authors Dennis K. Herbranson and Maxine Lee Shulstad, who will read from their book "Rollag: From Norway to Minnesota, the Numedal Valley Immigrants and Their Families," at the Hjemkomst Center, July 17, 2012, 7 p.m. Free. Call 218-299-5511 for more information.
Historic Pub Crawl
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society, White Bear Lake MN, invites the public to their Historic Pub Crawl, Wednesday July 18, 2012, 6-9 p.m. Price: $25/members; $30/nonmembers. Reservations required; call 651-407-5327.
Dakota County Historical Society, South St. Paul MN, hosts Caryl and Ed Crozier, who will discuss their memoirs, "Waking to Mourning Doves" and "Dream Hunter," Thursday July 19, 2012, 7 p.m. They will also share a clip from the film "Prairie Sonata." Contact Chad Roberts, 651-552-7548, for more information.
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, hosts opening reception for artist Liz Madsen, Thursday July 19, 2012, 5-7 p.m. Call 507-345-5566 for more information.
Why Treaties Matter
Fort Ridgely Historic Site, Fairfax MN, welcomes Tom Ross of the Upper Sioux Community, July 21, 2012, for a presentation on the American Indian-U.S. Treaties, 2 p.m. in the commissary building on the Fort Ridgely Historic Site grounds. Call 507-934-2160 for more information.
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society, White Bear Lake MN, presents the history of summer activities in the White Bear area at the Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake, Monday July 30, 2012, 6-7 p.m. Free. Call 651-407-5327 for more information.
Rose Township Talk
Who put the "Rose" in Roseville? Find out at the Ramsey County Library-Roseville, Wednesday August 1, 2012, 2 p.m. Members of Roseville Historical Society will discuss Roseville's early history. Call 651-724-6022 for more information.
Construct a Mini Tipi
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, invites the public to make and decorate your own model tipi to take home, learn some Dakota words, and learn about Dakota culture, Sunday August 5, 2012, 2-4 p.m. at the Historic Pond House. Call 952-563-8693 for more information.
Writing Narrative History
Author Scott W. Berg comes to Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, Sunday August 12, 2012, 2 p.m.for a workshop on the art and craft of moving from an idea to a book. Call 952-563-8693 for more information.