Do History Here
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, hosts Tim Pulis, who will speak on the history of the Seppman Mill, Thursday April 24, 2014, 6 p.m. Call Heather, 507-345-5566, for more information.
Mower County Historical Society, Austin MN, announces the first installment of the 2014 Lunchbox History Series. Author Marvin Eppard will discuss his book "A Heritage Not Forgotten" on Thursday April 24, 2014, noon, Pioneer Building. Call 507-437-6082 for more information.
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, announces the opening of its new exhibit "65 Treasures," Saturday April 26, 2014, 1 p.m. The exhibit commemorates the historical society's 65th anniversary. Call 218-879-1938 for more information.
History Center of Olmsted County, Rochester MN, announces a temporary exhibit, "The Evolution of Women's Gowns: A 150-Year Photographic Illustration of Changing Erotic Zones," opening April 26, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Contact Devon Toohey, 507-282-9447, for more information.
Washington County Historical Society, Stillwater MN, announces the annual Warden's Open House, Sunday April 27, 2014, noon-4 p.m. Contact Sean Pallas, 651-439-5956, for more information.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, will hold a public screening of the documentary "The Typist," which depicts the experiences of a Minnesota soldier at the Nuremburg Trials, Monday April 28, 2014, 7 p.m. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, will host the exhibit "Transfer of Memory," May 1-June 27, 2014. Opening night program will be held Thursday May 8, 2014, 7 p.m. Call Laura, 507-451-1420, for more information.
Family Discovery Day
Minnesota Discovery Center, Chisholm MN, announces the next Family Discovery Day, Saturday May 3, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Vintage Base Ball Opener
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, holds a "Striker-to-the-Line!" Season Kickoff event, Saturday May 3, 2014, 11 a.m. The Baltics will host the Afton Red Socks and St. Croix Base Ball Club. Call 507-345-5566 for more information.
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, holds a Victorian Afternoon Tea, May 4, 2014, 1-4 p.m. Fun for all ages. Call 507-345-5566 for more information.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, presents "ProtoType, Handset Type, Just My Type: Three Generations of Printers," an exhibit open now through May 31, 2014. Artist's reception and printmaking demonstration May 8, 2014, 6-9 p.m. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Preserving Your History
University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis MN, offers a free preservation event, "Calling Citizen Archivists: Preserving your own history using archival principles and practice," May 8, 2014, 10-11:30 a.m., Elmer Andersen Library, Minneapolis. Call 612-625-9176 for more information.
Summit at Summit
Minnesota Association of Museums will hold their annual Summit at Summit networking event, "Tap into Fundraising," Summit Brewing Company, Wednesday May 14, 2014, 6-9 p.m. Cost: $10/MAM Members.
Kandiyohi County Historical Society, Willmar MN, will hold their Spring Open House and Auction, Saturday May 17, 2014, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact Jill Wohnoutka, 320-235-1881, for more information.
Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, will hold their annual Plant Sale at the Cox House, May 17, 2014, 8 a.m. Call 612-859-0061 for more information.
Save the Dates: Summer History Camps
LeDuc Historic Estate
LeDuc Historic Estate, Hastings MN, hosts several summer camps. For more information or to register, contact Hastings Community Education, 651-480-7670. Or, call the LeDuc Historic Estate, 651-437-7055.
Living with the LeDucs, June 23-26, 2014, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Serving the LeDucs, July 7-10, 2014, hours may vary
LeDuc Coloring Book Project, July 28-31, 2014, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Stearns History Museum
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, offers one-day Summer Sampler Camps for children ages 6-12. Cost: $30/child or $100/all five sessions. Deadline for registration: May 25, 2014.
Pioneer Place, Monday June 16, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon
Digging for your Roots, Monday June 16, 2014, 1-3 p.m.
Dig It Kids, Thursday June 19, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon
Amazing Animals, Thursday June 19, 2014, 1-3 p.m.
Ojibwe Shoulder Bag, Friday June 20, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon