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"I Have a Dream" Event
Watch the live stream of Humphrey School of Public Affairs' 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the March on Washington, TONIGHT, August 28, 2013, 7 p.m.
Minnesota African American Museum, Minneapolis MN, announced that they are cancelling the Martin Luther King Bell Ringing program scheduled for August 28, 2013, due to high heat and humidity. The bell ringing will take place at 3 p.m. as planned. Call 612-872-1655 for more information.
Harkin Store Program
Harkin Store, operated by Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, hosts Lonesome Ron, King of the Valley Yodelers, Sunday September 1, 2013, 1-4 p.m. Call 507-354-8666 or 507-934-2160 for more information.
Mayo House Historic Site, Le Sueur MN, hosts an open house, September 2, 2013, 2-4 p.m., to celebrate new management by Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN. Free house tours, live music, refreshments. Call 507-665-3250 for more information.
James-Younger Gang Talk
Independent historian Del Begalka will present "Jesse James and the James-Younger Gang in Minnesota," Thursday September 5, 2013, Orchard Hill Assisted Living, New Ulm, 3 p.m.; and New Ulm Public Library, 6 p.m. call 507-359-8334 for more information.
Civil War Lecture Series
Anoka County Historical Society, Anoka MN, announces the first in a series of Civil War lectures, "Soldiers Aid Society," Thursday September 5, 2013, 7 p.m. Call 763-421-0600 for more information.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, hosts Ray Tuholsky, who will speak about his book "All Fishermen Are Liars," at Breakfast Club, Wednesday September 11, 2013, 9 a.m. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
St. Cloud Area Genealogists welcome author Candace Simar, Tuesday September 17, 2013, 7 p.m., Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Join Wadena County Historical Society, Wadena MN, for the opening of their new exhibit, "Five Years of Archaeology in Wadena County," Wednesday September 18, 2013, 5-7 p.m. Call 218-631-9079 for more information.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, hosts a research presentation by Mark Muniz, Associate Professor in the Anthropology Department, St. Cloud State University. He will speak on "Searching for the First Minnesotans: New Discoveries from the Knife Lake Paleoindian 'Daughter District,'" Wednesday September 18, 2013, 6:30 p.m. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Lac qui Parle County History Center, Madison MN, invites the public to Mystery at the Museum, Sunday September 22, 2013, 5:30 p.m. Dinner, dessert, and the chance to solve a mystery--prizes for top sleuths. Tickets: $10/members; $12/nonmembers. Call 320-598-7678 for more information or to purchase tickets.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, presents a new program, "Beyond the Grave...Historic Cemetery Crawls.' Tour cemeteries and meet historical figures along the way. Includes dessert bar and coffee at the museum. Tickets: $25/each or $45 for both crawls. Space is limited; call 320-253-8424 for more information. Scheduled crawls:
Northstar Cemetery, St. Cloud, September 24, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
Calvary Cemetery, St. Cloud, October 5, 2013, 1 p.m.
German Culture Day
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Moorhead MN, hosts a brand new event, German Culture Day, Saturday September 28, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hjemkomst Center. Call 218-299-5511 for more information.