Do History Here
Photography Exhibit Talks
Landmark Center, St. Paul MN, hosts photographer Jane Strauss, who will discuss her photos of Israel on Thursday June 12, 6-8 p.m. and Sunday June 15, 2014, 12:30-3 p.m.
Change of Venue
Isanti County Historical Society, Cambridge MN, host musicians Ellinor Fritz and Leonor Palazzo, who will play 19th century Swedish folk music at the City Center Mall, Friday June 13, 2014, 7 p.m. Admission: $10 at the door. Call 763-689-4229 for more information.
Run the Gauntlet
Minnesota Discovery Center, Chisholm MN, hosts its second annual Run the Gauntlet 5K+ with registration beginning 9 a.m. Saturday June 14, 2014. Cost: $45/members; $55/nonmembers. Participants get exclusive access to some of MDC's 660 acres. Call 218-254-7959 for more information.
Minnesota Discovery Center, Chisholm MN, hosts photographer Erika Larsen, who will discuss her experiences with the Sami reindeer herders, Saturday June 14, 2014, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 218-254-7959 for more information.
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Moorhead MN, will celebrate Father's Day by offering free admission to fathers on Sunday June 15, 2014. Call 218-299-5511 for more information.
Ice Cream Social
Sherburne History Center, Becker MN, hosts a free ice cream social, Tuesday June 17, 2014, 6-8 p.m. Listen to live music from TeddyBearSkin and witness an amazing nonprofit victory. Executive Director Mike Brubaker agreed to shave his head if a fundraising challenge succeeded. History Center staff and board members met the goal, and the privilege of performing the haircut will be auctioned at the event. Call 763-261-4433 or 763-262-4433 (metro) for more information.
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society, White Bear Lake MN, explores White Bear's recreational history, Wednesday June 18, 2014, 2 p.m., City Council Chambers. Call 651-407-5327 for more information.
DOCOMOMO US/MN invites the public to join modern architecture and design enthusiasts for their 6th Annual Mod Mixer, Thursday June 19, 2014, 6-8 p.m., MidModMen, St. Paul MN. Register online.
Washington County Historical Society, Stillwater MN, once again hosts their Beer Tasting event at Hay Lake Museum, Scandia MN, Saturday June 21, 2014, 4-7 p.m. Call 651-439-5956 or 651-433-4014 for more information.
Book Sale--One Day Only!
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, will host a one-day book sale for author Walt Bachman's "Northern Slave, Black Dakota," Sunday June 22, 2014, 1:30-4 p.m. and 6:30-8 p.m. Limited autographed copies available. Call 952-563-8674 for more information.
White Bear on the Go!
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society, White Bear Lake MN, will discuss modes of transportation throughout White Bear's history, Monday June 23, 2014, 6 p.m., City Council Chambers. Call 651-407-5327 for more information.
St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth MN, invites the public to a free event called "Curiosities from the Collection," June 27, 2014, 6:30-9 p.m. Come view rarely-seen items from the society's collections. Contact Milissa Brooks-Ojibway, 218-733-7583, for more information.
Cox House Tours
Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, announces that the E. St. Julien Cox House will be open for tours on the first and third Saturday of the month during June, July, and August; tours at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call 507-934-2160 for more information.