All My Relations Arts, in partnership with Minnesota Historical Society, announces the opening of "Ded Unk'unpi--We Are Here, " an art exhibit created to reflect upon the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, at All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis MN. Opening reception Friday August 3, 2012, 5-8 p.m.
Harkin Store, 9 miles northwest of New Ulm MN, invites the public to the 33rd Annual West Newton Day, Sunday August 5, 2012, 1-4 p.m. Descendants of West Newton's earliest settlers are invited to share stories and photographs for the event. Harkin Store is operated by Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN. Call 507-354-8666 or 507-934-2160 for more information.
Vintage Base Ball
St. Croix Base Ball Club, an award-winning program of the Washington County Historical Society, Stillwater MN, will take on the Denmark Township Demons of the Denmark Township Historical Society, Washington County MN, Sunday August 5, 2012, 1 p.m. near the demolition derby pit on the south side of the fairgrounds. Free to fairgoers. Call 651-439-5956 for more information.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, announces their August Breakfast Club, "Butterflies of Central Minnesota," with Master Gardener Terry Krause, Wednesday August 8, 2012, 9 a.m. at the museum. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
History Center Musical Fundraiser
Plainview Area History Center, Plainview MN, is staging an original musical called "The Prize," by Ron Manzow, August 9-11, 2012, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $12 at the door.
Friends of LeDuc Meeting
Friends of LeDuc of Historic Hastings will meet on Wednesday August 15, 2012, 7 p.m. at the Estate (note date change from August 14). Short business meeting will be followed by a trip to Lakeside Cemetery for the dedication of the Bateman footstone by Mayor Paul Hicks. More information available on the LeDuc Historic Estate website.
Sarah Sibley Talk
St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth MN, hosts the next Lunch with the History People, Thursday August 16, 2012, noon to 1 p.m., St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot). David Grabitske, Manager of Outreach Services at Minnesota Historical Society, will discuss his book "Six Miles from St. Paul: The Family and Society of Sarah Jane Sibley." Call 218-733-7568 for more information.
Northfield Historical Society, Northfield MN, announces the 5th Annual Outlaw Run, Saturday August 18, 2012. For more information contact Jeff Johnson, 507-663-1075, or Hayes Scriven, 507-645-9268.
Vintage Base Ball
Rice County Historical Society, Faribault MN, announces that the Northfield Silver Stars will take on the Rochester Roosters in a vintage base ball game, Saturday August 18, 2012, 1 p.m. near the historical society, east of the Ice Arena. Contact RCHS, 507-332-2121, for more information.
B'nai Abraham Museum and Cultural Center, Virginia MN, hosts Mark Stillman's Klezmer Band, "Klezmer and All That Jazz," Sunday August 19, 2012, 7 p.m. Free.
Hubbard County Historical Society, Park Rapids MN, will hold their monthly meeting Monday August 27, 2012, 7 p.m. Program discussing women's suffrage in Minnesota to follow at 7:30 p.m. Call 218-732-5237 for more information.