Do History Here
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, presents a lecture by Rev. Steve Seidler on the history of "Churches on the Rails," Thursday September 19, 2013, 7 p.m. at the history center. Call 507-451-1420 for more information.
Pioneer Family Day
Carver County Historical Society, Waconia MN, invites the public to their Pioneer Family Day, Saturday September 21, 2013, noon to 3 p.m. Free. Call 952-442-4234 for more information.
Hamline-Midway History Corps, St. Paul MN, invites the public to their monthly meeting on Saturday September 21, 2013, Ginkgo Coffeehouse, 2-4 p.m.
Ramsey County Library--Roseville will host a series of lectures: "World War II: Warriors Behind the Legends," Sundays September 22 and 29; October 6 and 13, 2013, 2 p.m. Call 651-724-6022 for more information.
Genealogy and the Internet
Ramsey County Library--White Bear Lake, hosts certified genealogist Tom Rice, who will explain how to do effective genealogy searches on the Internet, Wednesday September 25, 2013, 2 p.m. Program presented by White Bear Lake Area Historical Society. Call 651-724-6022 for more information.
Lunchbox History Program
Mower County Historical Society, Austin MN, announces the final Lunchbox History Series program of 2013, Thursday September 26, 2013, noon. Hormel Foods Corporation archivist Charity Lifka will discuss the contributions of Hormel Foods at home during World War II. Call 507-437-6082 for more information.
Rock'n Sock Hop
Winona County Historical Society's "MP and the History Hotties" will be dancing at Gotta Dance's 5th Annual "Dancing with Winona Stars," to raise funds for the historical society. WCHS will host a Rock'n Sock Hop as a fundraiser kickoff, Friday September 27, 2013, 7-10 p.m. at the History Center. Call 507-454-2723 for more information.
Civil War Cemetery Tour
Boy in Blue Memorial Project Committee, Mankato MN, sponsors the Glenwood Civil War Cemetery Tour, Saturday September 28, 2013, 1-3 p.m. (rain date September 29). Contact Julie for more information.
The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Moorhead MN, hosts a German Rhineland dinner as a fundraiser for the museum, Saturday September 28, 2013, 6 p.m. at the Hjemkomst Center. Tickets $50/person. Contact Tim Jorgensen, 218-299-5511 x6737, for more information.
Fall Harvest Celebration
Mower County Historical Society, Austin MN, invites the public to their Fall Harvest Celebration, Saturday September 28, 2013, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lots of family-friendly activities. Free. Call 507-437-6082 for more information.
Preserving Family Treasures
Carver County Historical Society, Waconia MN, announces the how-to program "Preserving Your Family Treasures," Saturday September 28, 2013, 10:30 a.m. Free. Call 952-442-4234 for more information.
History and Art
Friends of LeDuc of Historic Hastings and Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council offer an eclectic mix of art, entertainment, and education at the LeDuc Historic Estate, Hastings MN, Saturday September 28, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 651-208-6665 for more information.
Maplewood Area Historical Society, Maplewood MN, invites the public to a square dance, Saturday September 28, 2013, Bruentrup Heritage Farm, 6-10 p.m. Admission: $7/adults; $5/children. Call 651-426-4718 for more information.
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, hosts a Front Street Walking Tour, October 1, 2013, 6-8 p.m. Contact Shelley, 507-345-5566, for more information.
Historic Pub Crawl
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, hosts the North Front Street Historic Pub Crawl, Friday October 4, 2013, 6 p.m. Cost: $15/members; $20/nonmembers. Space is limited; call to reserve a spot, 507-345-5566.
Docomomo Tour Event
Docomomo US/MN presents Minnesota Modern Tour Day, Saturday October 5, 2013, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Advance ticket sales available online.
Ghosts from the Past
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, will hold their 27th Annual Ghosts from the Past event, "A Slough Full of Stories," Friday October 18, 2013, 6-8 p.m. and Saturday October 19, 5-8 p.m., at First Congregational United Church of Christ, Mankato. Tickets: $7.50/adults; $5/children. Space is limited; contact BECHS, 507-345-5566, to reserve tickets.