Do History Here
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, will host its November Friday Movies at the Museum on Friday November 29, 2013, 1 p.m. Watch highlights from 1970s Cloquet High School football games and the 9th Northeast Dairy Day (Pine City, 1961). Call 218-879-1938 for more information.
Celebrate the 1970s
St. Louis Park Historical Society, St. Louis Park MN, presents "Celebrating the 1970s" at the Historic Milwaukee Railroad Depot, weekends, November 30-December 15, 2013.
Mayowood Christmas Tours
History Center of Olmsted County, Rochester MN, announces the upcoming Mayowood Mansion Christmas Tours, now through December 7, 2013. Find more information and tour schedule online. Call 507-282-9447 for more information.
Minnesota Bounty System
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, hosts Colette Routel, who will speak on "Alexander Ramsey and the Dakota Bounty," Sunday December 1, 2013, 2 p.m. Call 952-484-0477 for more information.
Wright County Historical Society, Buffalo MN, hosts their 3rd Annual Online Auction, Monday December 2 to Friday December 13, 2013. Bids close promptly at 4:30 p.m. on December 13. Call 763-682-7323 for more information.
Anoka County Historical Society, Anoka MN, will celebrate the season with a book event for "Keepers of the County: Crime and the Anoka County Sheriff's Office," the opening of a new toy exhibit, "Toyland," and an ornament presentation from the City of Spring Lake Park, Tuesday December 3, 2013, 7 p.m. Call 763-421-0600 for more information.
Festival of Trees
Wright County Historical Society, Buffalo MN, opens the Festival of Trees with a lighting ceremony, Tuesday December 3, 2013, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 763-862-7323 for more information.
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, hosts Allen R. Anway, who will present on "The Greatest Scientific Prize Ever Awarded in History," Wednesday December 4, 2013, 1 p.m. Call 218-879-1938 for more information.
Join Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, for "Strongman," Thursday December 5, 2013, 7 p.m. Call 507-934-2160 for more information.
Christmas Open House
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, hosts a Christmas Open House, December 6, 2013, 6-8 p.m. Contact SCHS, 952-445-0378, for more information.
Mayo House Tours
W.W. Mayo House, Le Sueur MN, will offer candlelight tours Friday December 6 and Saturday December 7, 2013, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call Nicollet County Historical Society, 507-934-2160, for more information.
Chippewa County Historical Society, Montevideo MN, hosts "An Icelandic Christmas in the Village," Saturday December 7, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 320-269-7636 for more information.
Dolly & Me Tea
Isanti County Historical Society, Cambridge MN, hosts Dolly & Me Christmas Tea, December 7, 2013, 1-3 p.m. Tickets: $10/person; for girls ages 5 and up. Limited seating; call 763-689-4229 by December 1 to order tickets.
Holiday Open House
Maplewood Area Historical Society, Maplewood MN, hosts a Holiday Open House at the Bruentrup Heritage Farm, December 7, 2013, 1-5 p.m. Call 651-900-3539 for more information.
Hubbard House Christmas
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, hosts "Christmas at the Hubbard House," Saturday December 7, 2013, 3-7 p.m.; and Sunday December 8, 1-4 p.m. Call 507-345-5566 for more information.
Enjoy the elegance of the beautifully decorated LeDuc Historic Estate, Hastings MN, which will be open for tours and shopping, December 7-8, 14-15; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Call 651-437-7055 for more information.
LeDuc Historic Estate, Hastings MN, will hold a Victorian Holiday Dinner, Sunday December 8, 2013, 5-9 p.m. Tickets: $50/DCHS members; $60/nonmembers. Space is limited; call 651-437-7055 for more information or for reservations.
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, hosts Dr. William E. Lass, who will speak on "Camp Lincoln and the Aftermath of the Dakota War," Tuesday December 10, 2013, 6-8 p.m. Call 507-345-5566 for more information.
Join Minnesota Association of Museums for their next Sampler at American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis MN, Wednesday December 11, 2013, 4-6:30 p.m.
LeDuc Historic Estate, Hastings MN, hosts a Victorian Creme Tea, December 14, 2014, 4 p.m. Cost: $12/person. Reservations required; call 651-437-7055.
Family Christmas Tea
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, hosts a Family Christmas Tea, December 14, 2013, 1-3 p.m. Make a holiday ornament to take home, and enjoy tea and treats. Fee: $8/person for supplies. Limited space; call 952-445-0378 for reservations.
Westonka Historical Society, Mound MN, hosts Jeff Skaret, who will speak about his book "God's Fingernail," December 14, 2013, 11 a.m. Books will be available for sale. Call 952-474-9800 for more information.
Join Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, for a Christmas Celebration at the Pond House, Sunday December 22, 2013, 2-4 p.m. Call 952-484-0477 for more information.
Westonka Historical Society, Mound MN, will host a program about the history of "Ski Tonka," January 11, 2014, 11 a.m. Call 952-474-9800 for more information.
Save the Date
Paul Bunyanland Cultural Historical Society will meet Saturday March 1, 2014, Grand View Lodge on Gull Lake, Nisswa MN. RSVP to Jeremy Jackson, 612-554-5737.