"The Story of Reserve Mining" will be on exhibit the weekend of July 3-5, 2010, 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pioneer Mine Shaft House, now the Ely Arts and Heritage Center. Call Anne Swenson at 218-235-1721 or 218-365-5917 for more information.
History Round Table
Brooklyn Historical Society hosts Stearns History Museum Executive Director Charlene Akers at the next History Round Table on Saturday July 3, 2010, 8:15 a.m. RSVP to Diane by noon, Friday July 2, 763-560-8893.
Olmsted County Open House
History Center of Olmsted County hosts a free open house from noon to 4 p.m. on July 4, 2010 to celebrate the opening of a new exhibit honoring heroes.
Kanabec Open House
Kanabec History Center in Mora will hold an Open House on Thursday July 8, 2010 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. The public is invited to visit the research library, view the new book collection, and have refreshments. Contact Kanabec History Center, 320-679-1665, for more information.
Club Book Author Talk featuring Patricia Hampl
Patricia Hampl will be speaking gray areas of memoirs and history at the Southdale Library in Edina on Thursday July 8 at 7 p.m. and the Chaska Community Center on Friday July 9, 2010 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 and the programs are free to the public. Questions? Contact Leanne Brown.
Twin Cities History Tour
Begin at the Gideon Pond House at 9 a.m. Friday July 9, 2010 and visit several area historical sites, returning 5 p.m. Bring a bag lunch. Cost: $10, which includes handouts and cold drinks. Fee waived if you are willing to drive and take passengers. Call Jeff Williamson, 651-423-9004, for more information or to register.
LeDuc Historic Estate in Hastings invites you to meet the LeDuc chickens and the 4-H students who care for them. Free open house on Saturday July 10, 2010, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 651-437-7055 with questions.
Anoka County Historical Society announces the opening of "Strings, Things, and Notable Staff." The third exhibit in the "Sounds of Anoka County" series focuses on orchestra conductors and music educators. Free admission to exhibit on Saturday July 10, 2010, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Public Safety Display
Anoka County Historical Society will host a public safety display during Riverfest on Saturday July 10, 2010, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission to the museum. Call 763-421-0600 for more information.
Jordan Walking Tour
Scott County Historical Society hosts a walking tour of historic Water Street in downtown Jordan on Saturday July 10, 2010, 9 a.m. Cost: $10. Registration required. Contact SCHS, 952-445-0378.
Pond Dakota Heritage Society hosts a woodworking event on Sunday July 11, 2010 from 2 to 4 p.m. Watch demonstrations of 19th century building techniques by Fred Livesay. Hands on activities available. Call 952-563-8738 for more information.
Heritage Home and Garden Tour
Anoka County Historical Society offers tickets to the Anoka Heritage Home and Garden Tour, July 11, 2010, 1 to 5 p.m. Cost: $15. Call ACHS at 763-421-0600 to purchase.
Steele County Extravaganza
Join Steele County Historical Society for the 24th Annual Extravaganza and Chuckwagon Supper, Sunday July 11, 2010. Call 507-451-1420 for more information.
"Oy Vey is Jewish for Uff-da"
Elisa Korenne returns to ITOW Veterans Museum in Perham on Sunday July 11, 2010, 7 p.m., to perform her latest one-woman show "Oy Vey is Jewish for Uff-da." Free. Call 218-346-7678 for more information.
Living History Summer Camp
Rice County Historical Society holds History Camp, July 12-16, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Applications available at RCHS. Contact RCHS, 507-332-2121, for more information.
Hibbing Historical Society recently opened the exhibit "Constructing Howard Street - 1921" at the St. Louis County Courthouse in Hibbing. Contact Howard Margulas, 218-262-4450, or Pru Lolich for more information.