Carver County Historical Society opened a new exhibit "The Chanhassen Dinner Theatres: 42 Years of Magic." Open now through October 31, 2010.
Winona County Historical Society hosts Jane Kirkpatrick, author of "An Absence So Great" on Thursday June 24, 2010 at 7 p.m.
GAR Hall Open House
Mower County Historical Society invites the public to view Booth Post #130 GAR Hall in Grand Meadow on June 26, 2010 from 10 to 2 and June 27, 2010 from 1 to 3. This is one of two remaining Grand Army of the Republic Halls in Minnesota. Call MCHS for more information, 507-437-6082.
Flyers, Food and Fun
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society hosts an aviation event at the Benson Airport on Saturday June 26, 2010 from 9 to noon. Flight demonstrations, vintage airplanes, history of Benson Airport. Free flights to kids ages 8-17. Free, but donations welcome. Contact WBLAHS, 651-407-5327.
Markus Krueger and Tim Jorgensen of the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County will give a presentation on Vikings at the Moorhead Public Library on Wednesday June 30, 2010, 2 p.m. Call HCSCC at 218-299-5511 for more information.
Lunch with the History People
St. Louis County Historical Society presents "When Lakeside was a City" on Thursday July 15, 2010, noon, at the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center. Free. For more information contact Julie Bolos at 218-733-7568.
Magical History Tour
Carver County Historical Society and Chanhassen Dinner Theatres offer a Magical History Day Tour on Saturday August 28, 2010. Tour the new CCHS exhibit, then travel to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres for a backstage tour, visit with the actors, and dinner show "All Shook Up." Limited tickets available: $52 for CCHS members, $57 for nonmembers. Call CCHS, 952-442-4234 for reservations.
Archaeology Dig at LeDuc
LeDuc Historic Estate in Hastings hosts an archaeology dig this summer. Work side-by-side with archaeologists and assist with a real excavation project. Register online today or call 651-437-7055.