Do History Here
Grand Opening Celebration
Isanti County Historical Society, Cambridge MN, celebrates their grand opening with "Three Chicks and a Rooster," Saturday April 5, 2014, 6 p.m. Call 763-689-4229 for more information.
Kids Museum Tour
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, offers a special tour just for kids of the Storied Treasures exhibit, Saturday April 5, 2014, 10:30 a.m. Free. Call 952-445-0378 for more information.
Teen Tinker Lab
Minnesota Discovery Center, Chisholm MN, hosts Teen Tinker Lab for kids ages 10 and up, Saturday April 5, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This session's theme is Mousetrap Race Cars. Contact Mai Vang, 218-254-1238, for more information.
Isanti County Historical Society, Cambridge MN, hosts Representative Dean Urdahl, who will speak about the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 and recent 150th Civil War commemorations, Sunday April 6, 2014, 2:30 p.m. Call 763-689-4229 for more information.
Polish Egg Decorating
Winona County Historical Society, Winona MN, hosts a Polish Egg Decorating class, April 8, 2014, 6-8 p.m. Space is limited; call 507-454-2723 x0 to register.
White Bear Area Historical Society, White Bear Lake MN, will discuss White Bear's notorious gangsters, Tuesday April 8, 2014, 6:30 p.m., Wildwood Branch-Washington County Library, Mahtomedi. Call 651-407-5327 for more information.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, presents "The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall" with Erika Vora, Wednesday April 9, 2014, 9 a.m.
Minnesota Military Museum, Camp Ripley, Little Falls MN, honors volunteer service by providing free admission to their museum to any volunteer visiting the museum on Friday April 11, 2014. Volunteers must identify where they volunteer when they visit. Call 320-616-6050 for more information.
Wadena County Historical Society, Wadena MN, hosts Representative Dean Urdahl, who will speak at the WCHS semi-annual meeting, Friday April 11, 2014, 7 p.m., Elks Lodge, Wadena. Free presentation; dinner available for purchase. Call 218-631-9079 for reservations.
Northfield Historical Society, Northfield MN, hosts "Night of 10,000 Laughs," Friday April 11, 2014, Grand Event Center, 6:30 p.m. Advance ticket purchase is recommended.
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, celebrates their 65th anniversary at their Annual Meeting and Spaghetti Dinner, Saturday April 12, 2014, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Atkins Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet. Call 218-879-1938 for more information or to purchase tickets.
Washington County Historical Society, Stillwater MN, will hold a new volunteer orientation/informational meeting at the Warden's House Museum, Saturday April 12, 2014, noon. Contact Sean Pallas, 651-439-5956, for more information.
Butch Thompson in Concert
Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society, Excelsior MN, invites the public to their next Tapping History event, April 14, 2014, 7 p.m., at Jake O'Connor's, Excelsior. F. Todd Warner will speak about classic boats. Contact Dan Johnson, 612-805-2397, for more information.
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, invites the public to discover the beautiful art of paper cutting with local artist Judy Case, Thursday April 17, 2014, 7-8 p.m. Cost: $5/person. Contact Stephanie for more information.
St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth MN, hosts Gina Temple-Rhodes, proprietor of Cedar Story Services, at the next "Lunch with the History People" event, Thursday April 17, 2014, noon. Call 218-733-7568 for more information.
History of Tea
Carver County Historical Society, Waconia MN, hosts Tea Lady Kris James, who will lead a tea tasting, complete with the history of tea, teapots, and tea ceremonies, Saturday April 19, 2014, 2 p.m. Cost: $5/person. Adults only. Space is limited; call 952-442-4234 to register.
Spring Luncheon Series
Waseca County Historical Society, Waseca MN, presents their second Spring Luncheon Lecture Series with Elizabeth Dorsey Hatle, author of "The Ku Klux Klan in Minnesota," noon, April 24, 2014. Cost: $12/members; $16/nonmembers. Call 507-835-7700 for reservation; payment due by April 22.
Lunch Box History
Mower County Historical Society, Austin MN, hosts Marvin B. Eppard, who will speak on his new book "A Heritage Not Forgotten" at the next Lunch Box History Series program, April 24, 2014, noon, Pioneer Building.
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Moorhead MN, will host musician Lauren Pelon for a concert at the Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead, Thursday April 24, 2014, 7 p.m. Learn some world music history! Tickets: $10/adults; $7/students. Call 218-299-5511 for more information.
Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake hosts White Bear Lake Area Historical Society and genealogist Tom Rice, who will discuss methods of organizing genealogical data, Thursday April 24, 2014, 2 p.m. call 651-407-5327 for more information.
WBL Library History
Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake hosts White Bear Lake Area Historical Society, who will hold a discussion on the history of the White Bear Library, Monday April 28, 2014, 6 p.m. Call 651-407-5327 for more information.
Save the Date
Schroeder Area Historical Society, Schroeder MN, offers the rare opportunity to see historic cabins designed by Edwin Lundie, July 12, 2014. Call 218-663-7706 for information and reservations. Space is limited.