Book Signing and Presentation
Candace Simar, writer and poet from Pequot Lakes MN, will be presenting and signing her book, "Abercrombie Trail," on Friday May 7, 2010 at 3 p.m. at the Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County at the Hjemkomst Center.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration
La Union Latina invites the community to its inaugural Cinco de Mayo Celebration on Saturday May 8, 2010 at Minnesota Square Park in Saint Peter from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The event features authentic foods, music, games and a screening of the documentary, "Papers."
Free Admission for Mothers
The Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County at the Hjemkomst Center will offer free admission to mothers on Mother's Day, Sunday May 9, 2010.
Your Tales of the Road-Hwy 61
Come share your stories and photos of Minnesota's iconic Highway 61 at the Ramsey County Library in White Bear Lake on Monday May 10, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. Free but donations welcome. Presented by the White Bear Reads Program and White Bear Lake Area Historical Society.
Stearns History Museum's Breakfast Club
Alexander Ames, a St. Cloud State University graduate student, will present, "Claiming a Heritage, the Downside of Growth," at the Stearns History Museum Breakfast Club on May 12, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Non-members are $5, members are free.
Archaeological Understanding of Pond Dakota Mission Park
Steven J. Blondo will present a discussion and walking tour of the Pond Dakota Mission Park, highlighting more than four decades of archaeological and historical research on Sunday May 16 at 2:00 p.m. Suggested donation is $2.
New exhibit in Anoka
Join the Anoka County Historical Society on Tuesday May 18, 2010, to open its new exhibit, "Safe for Democracy," 7 p.m. Free.
Bring your antiques or collectibles to the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center for a free appraisal on Wednesday May 19, 2010 from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. by Dan Sershon of Northland Estate Services. Contact Julie Bolos at 218-733-7568 for more information.
Civil War Round Table
The Cannon Valley Civil War Round Table will hold its next meeting on Thursday May 20, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Faribault Community Center. Costumed interpreter Thomas Hosier of Rochester will speak on "The Battle of Wood Lake." Contact Dan Peterson at 507-332-8250 for information.
Lunch with the History People
Join Michael Jankovec and March Cich of ElyTV at the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center for a viewing of their documentary, "Resorts of Old Ely," on Thursday May 20, 2010 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Bring a bag lunch for this free event. Contact Julie Bolos for more information.
Preserving the Old Country
The St. Louis County Historical Society's new traveling exhibit, "Preserving the Old Country: The Experiences of Croatians, Serbians, and Slovenians in St. Louis County," is on display at the St. Louis County Courthouse in Hibbing through June 28, 2010. For availability, contact the Society.
Old Tyme Country School
Kanabec History Center will again offer three one-week sessions of Old Tyme Country School this July and August for students grades 1 through 8. Registration forms available online.