Do History Here
Stearns History Museum and St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud MN, will co-sponsor author Walt Bachman, who will speak about his book "Northern Slave, Black Dakota: The Life and Times of Joseph Godfrey," tonight, Wednesday October 16, 2013, 7 p.m., Atwood Memorial Center, SCSU. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, welcomes the public to the opening reception of Sue Mueller-Story and Family art exhibit, "Generations of Art," October 17, 2013, 5-7 p.m. Art from six generations of artists will be on exhibit. Call 507-345-5566 for more information.
Northfield Historical Society and Carleton College Department of History, Northfield MN, host Jeff Appelquist, who will lecture on "Moment of Truth: The Battle of Gettysburg," Thursday October 17, 2013, 6-8 p.m., Weitz Center for Creativity Room 230. Call 507-222-4217 for more information.
Hamline-Midway History Corps, St. Paul MN, announces a free, public archaeology dig at Hamline University White House, Saturday October 19, 2013, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join the History Corps for their monthly meeting at Gingko Coffeehouse after the dig, 2-4 p.m.
Winona County Historical Society, Winona MN, hosts author Kevin Fenton, who will introduce his new book "Leaving Rollingstone," Saturday October 19, 2013, 1 p.m. Call 507-454-2723 for more information.
Rock Hunting in MN
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, hosts Lyndon D. Johnson, who will speak about rock hunting in Central Minnesota, Monday October 21, 2013, 6:30 p.m. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Join Minnesota Association of Museums for their October Sampler, Monday October 21, 2013, 2-4 p.m., Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia MN. Register online.
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, holds a Photo Preservation Workshop, Thursday October 24, 2013, 7-8 p.m. Free. Contact SCHS, 952-445-0378, for more information.
Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, hosts a free screening of "Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World," Thursday October 24, 2013, 7 p.m. Call 507-934-2160 for more information.
Join Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, and magician Michael Callahan for an evening of Victorian atmosphere, charm, and magic, October 25 and November 15, 2013, 8:30 p.m., Cox House. Tickets: $10 at the door. Call 507-934-2160 for more information.
Otter Tail County Historical Society, Fergus Falls MN, invites the public to their annual Haunted Museum on Friday, October 25, 2013 with shows at 2 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, invites the public to a family-friendly Halloween event, Halloween Historia, Saturday October 26, 2013, noon to 4 p.m. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
History in a Pint
Veterans' Memorial Hall, a program of the St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth MN, hosts Neill Atkins, who will speak on "The Navy Hospital Corpsman's Charges: Marines, Sailors & Seals," Tuesday October 29, 2013, 6 p.m., Grandma's Saloon & Restaurant. Free. Call 218-733-7500 for more information.
The Annual Hastings Artists' Show will take palce at the LeDuc Historic Estate, Hasting MN, November 2-10, 2013, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Free. Call 651-437-7055 for more information.
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, invites the public to try making hand-dipped candles with expert candlemaker Cindy Hilsgen, Sunday November 3, 2013, 2-4 p.m. Call 952-563-8738 for more information.