Pops on the Porch
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society hosts the Moonlight Serenaders for a free evening of music at Pops on the Porch, Thursday August 26, 2010 6 to 8 p.m. Call 651-407-5327 for more information.
Historic Pub Crawl
Stroll downtown White Bear Lake on Tuesday August 31, 2010 on a guided tour of some of the city's oldest establishments. Presented by White Bear Lake Area Historical Society. Price: $25 members, $30 nonmembers. Reservations required; call 651-407-5327.
Brown Bag Lunch
St. Louis County Historical Society presents Lunch with the History People, Thursday September 2, 2010, noon to 1 p.m. Folksinger Lee Murdock will perform songs about the history of Lake Superior and the Duluth/Superior/North Shore areas. Free. Contact Julie, 218-733-7568, with questions.
Pictorial History of the US-Dakota War of 1862
Nicollet County Historical Society presents author and historian Curtis Dahlin who will share images of the US-Dakota War of 1862 on Saturday September 4, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Fort Ridgeley Historic Site.
Breakfast Club meets
Marian Rengel will detail the work of the Minnesota Digital Library at the Stearns History Museum's Breakfast Club program on Wednesday September 8, 2010, 9 a.m.
Gideon Pond's Letters
Pond Dakota Mission Park in Bloomington hosts Jay Ludwig and Jeff Williamson, portraying Gideon Pond and Dr. Thomas Williamson, respectively. Both will speak about Gideon's letters and everyday life just after the U.S./Dakota War of 1862. Sunday September 12, 2010, 2 p.m. House tours available.
Music and Stories
Attend the Goodhue County Historical Society's "The Story of Music, Stories of Home" on September 16, 2010, 7 p.m., and hear Lauren Pelon and Gary Holthaus combine the spoken word with music.
Take Me to the River "festival of festivals" takes place September 23-26, 2010 along the St. Croix River. Call 651-439-1465 for more information.
Living History Festival
Pond Dakota Mission Park hosts River Rendezvous Public Day on Saturday September 25, 2010, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hands-on activities for all ages. Admission: $6, under 4 are free.
Cut some rug with Scott County Historical Society at their 1940s Hanger Dance on Saturday September 25, 2010, 5:30 p.m. at Flying Cloud Airport.
LeDuc Historic Estate is accepting entries from now until September 30, 2010 for the Historic Hastings LeDuc Photo Competition. Professional and amateur photographers invited. Winning photos will be featured on postcards sold at the LeDuc Historic Estate and Lawshe Memorial Museum.
Junior Needle Working Class
LeDuc Historic Estate hosts a Junior Needle Working Class on October 2, 2010, 9 a.m. to noon. Attendees will recreate a historic pattern from Hastings Needle Work Company on a dish towel. Register through the LeDuc Historic Estate, 651-437-7055.