Farmer's Walking Tour
Join Rice County Historical
Society on Tuesday October 13, 2009 at 7 p.m. for "A Farmer's
Walking Tour of Harvest and Heritage Halls." Rare opportunity to get a farmer's
perspective on RCHS's Farm Machinery and Implement Collection. Call 507-332-2121
for reservations or more information.
Norwegian Culture Talk
Stearns History Center presents a Breakfast Club Program on Wednesday
October 14, 2009 at 9 a.m. on "Norwegian Culture in Minnesota."
Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Historic Saint Paul for a look at St. Paul's historic past in
the world of baseball. Presenters will talk about the history of local baseball
from pre-Civil War to the present. Thursday October 15, 2009,
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Summit Brewery. Free, but seating is limited.
St. Louis County Historical Society presents Lunch with the History
People on Thursday October 15, 2009 from noon to 1 p.m. in the
Ruth Maney Room of the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot). Presenter
is photographer Tony Kuznik discussing "Reviewing the Art of Photography While
Taking Photos in St. Louis County." Free; bring your brown bag lunch.
Day 2010 Teacher Workshops
Minnesota History Day offers five workshops
this fall to help educators implement History Day into their classrooms this school year:
- October 19: Innovation in History
3: Ultimate History Day (also December 7)
8: Advanced Classroom Management
- December 9: Category-Specific
Register online. For more information contact History Day.
LeDuc Historic Estate in Hastings hosts Harvest Haunting on Saturday October 24, 2009
from 5 to 9 p.m. Family-friendly event costs only $5 per person. Candlelight tours
of the LeDuc cellar will also be offered. Call 651-437-7055 for reservations.
Czech Roast Pork Dinner
Czech & Slovak Sokol Minnesota hosts a Czech Roast Pork Dinner
on Sunday October 25, 2009. Two sittings, 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $16 adults, $8 children under 9. Reservations required to Jeanette Pafko, 952-831-1440, by October 21.
Minnesota Modern Module
National Trust for Historic Preservation
welcomes you to a free event to celebrate, discuss, and debate the mid-century
and Modern heritage of the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. Join NTHP at Christ
Church Lutheran in Minneapolis on Tuesday October 27, 2009 at
6 p.m. Space is limited; register now.
WWII Screening and Reception
In observance of Veterans Day
and the 60th anniversary of Kristallnacht, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies,
University of Minnesota and Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest present
a screening of "The Ritchie Boys" at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul, Thursday November
12, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. Free. Hear the story of young men who fled Nazi
Germany, trained at Camp Ritchie in Maryland, and returned to Europe to fight
the war in U.S. uniforms.