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Visit the places where history happened!

• 26 historic sites and museums
• Inspiring programs - pub crawls, lectures, concerts and family fun
• Enlightening topics - from farming to fashion, ancient rock carvings to historic battles

Sun., Aug 2
36th West Newton Day Harkin Store, New Ulm
This annual event celebrates the heritage of the settlement of West Newton from 1856 to 1901.
Sun., Aug 2
Minneapolis Riverfront Tour Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
Take a guided walking tour of the Minneapolis riverfront and learn about its dramatic past and bright future.
Sun., Aug 2
Summit Avenue Walking Tour James J. Hill House
Take a tour of the Summit Avenue neighborhood, named one of America's "Great Streets."
Tue., Aug 4
Huck Finn Day Camp Historic Fort Snelling, St. Paul
Explore The Adventures of Huck Finn and its themes of adventure and childhood fun through hands-on activities in this four-day camp.
Tue., Aug 4
Little House in the Big Fort Day Camp Historic Fort Snelling, St. Paul
Experience the life described in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books in this four-day camp.
Tue., Aug 4
Tour for People with Memory Loss James J. Hill House, St. Paul
Take a sensory-based tour designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers.
Tue., Aug 4
Nooks and Crannies Tour James J. Hill House
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the back staircases, dust chutes, silver vault and more on this tour of the Hill House.
Tue., Aug 4
9 Nights of Music: The Kong and Shu Project Minnesota History Center
Take in the vibrant rhythms of Minnesota's multicultural community at free outdoor concerts every Tuesday in July and August.
Wed., Aug 5
Meet the Author: Megan Marsnik, Author of the Star Tribune’s Summer Serial Under Ground Minnesota History Center
Meet Megan Marsnik, the author of the Star Tribune’s summer serial, Under Ground.
Wed., Aug 5
Mill City Live: PaviElle Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
Live music by some of the Twin Cities' best local artists set in the museum's dramatic open air Ruin Courtyard.
Wed., Aug 5
History Pub Crawl: Summit Hill Minnesota History Center
Explore St. Paul's Summit Hill and satisfy your thirst with a history pub crawl through one of the city's most fashionable historical addresses.
Thu., Aug 6
Children's Day Oliver Kelley Farm, Elk River
Help with chores and play games that children did on a farm 150 years ago.
Fri., Aug 7
55th Birthday Celebration Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
Celebrate the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post's 55th birthday with cupcakes, refreshments and discount shopping.
Fri., Aug 7
Farm Fresh Fridays Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post, Onamia
Shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, honey and other regionally grown food products.
Fri., Aug 7
Mendota After Hours: A Part of This Great Struggle: The Civil War Experiences of Thomas and William Christie Sibley Historic Site
Have a drink at the Sibley House while learning about the Civil War Experiences of Minnesota soldiers.