Do History Here
Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, invites the public to view "Queen of the Sun," the March selection for their documentary film series, Thursday March 6, 2014, 7 p.m. Call 507-934-2160 for more information.
Germanic Genealogy Society will meet Saturday March 8, 2014, Minnesota Genealogical Society, South St. Paul, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Cost: $10. For more information visit the GGS website or call Kent, 612-920-8118.
Landmark Center, St. Paul MN, hosts Skylark Opera, who will perform on Sunday March 9, 2014, 1 p.m. Free. Call 651-292-3225 for more information.
Friends of LeDuc of Historic Hastings will meet on Tuesday March 11, 2014, 7 p.m. at the Estate. Following the business meeting will be a presentation on "Skis, Snowshoes, and Skates." Call 651-437-7055 for more information.
Wright County Historical Society, Buffalo MN, announces their next Coffee Chat, Being a 4-H'er! with the Roaming Buffalo 4-H Club, Tuesday March 11, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Call 763-682-7323 for more information.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, invites the public to their March Breakfast Club, Wednesday March 12, 2014, 9 a.m. Leigh Lenzmeier will speak about his father E.C. "Ed" Lenzmeier, who was Stearn County Extension Agent and social entrepreneur from the early 1930s to the late 1960s. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Landmark Center, St. Paul MN, announces the Irish Music & Dance Association's Irish Day of Dance and St. Patrick's Day Celebration, March 16-17, 2014.
Gangsters of Ramsey County
Ramsey County Library-Maplewood hosts Sara Markoe Hanson, Executive Director of the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society, who will speak on "Gangsters of Ramsey County: a Hair-Raising History," Tuesday March 18, 2014, 7 p.m. Call 651-724-6022 for more information.
History of Tractors
Join Wright County Historical Society, Buffalo MN, for a presentation by Ed Claessen on Caterpillar tractors, Tuesday March 18, 2014, 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Call 763-682-7323 for more information.
Then & Now: Downtown White Bear
Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake hosts Sara Markoe Hanson, Executive Director of the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society, who will speak on "Then & Now: Downtown White Bear--Part 2," Wednesday March 19, 2014, 2 p.m. Call 651-724-6022 for more information.
Unique Music Program
Isanti County Historical Society, Cambridge MN, hosts musician Lauren Pelon, who will appear in a unique concert for Women's History Month, Thursday March 20, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Call 763-689-4229 for more information.
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, will celebrate the county's banking and financial institutions at their annual fundraiser, "Surrounded by History: Banking in Blue Earth County," March 21, 2014, 6 p.m., Centennial Student Union Ballroom, Mankato. Tickets: $50/person; available through March 7, 2014. Call 507-345-5566 for more information.
LeDuc Historic Estate, Hastings MN, announces that the Mill City String Trio will perform Sunday March 23, 2014, 3 p.m. Call 651-437-7055 for reservations.
Wright County Historical Society, Buffalo MN, holds their fourth Book Club event Friday March 28, 2014, 1:30-3 p.m. Local authors Ed and Sue Claessen will speak about their book "Making Tracks: C.L. Best and the Caterpillar Tractor Co." Call 763-682-7323 to RSVP.
Anoka County Historical Society, Anoka MN, announces their Annual Meeting, Sunday March 30, 2014, noon, Murzyn Hall, Columbia Heights MN. Author John Cox will speak on the Battle of Antietam. Cost: $15/ACHS members; $20/nonmembers. RSVP by March 25, 2014. Call 763-421-0600 for more information.
Landmark Center, St. Paul MN, hosts "Uncle Sam Worked Here: Conversations in Public History," their Spring 2014 lecture series. Reservations required, 651-292-4375.
Author Paul Maccabee and lawyer Tom Boyd discuss "Distilling Crime: Bootlegging, Corruption & the Minnesota Courts in the 1920s," Saturday March 8, 2014, 10:30 a.m.
Professor Melanie Gabbert-Gatchell discusses "Andrew Volstead: The Private Man Behind the Public Face of Prohibition," Saturday April 5, 2014, 10:30 a.m.