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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

Wed., Sep 2
History On-A-Schtick! at the Fair Minnesota State Fair, Schilling Amphitheater
Experience a lighthearted, vaudevillian romp through Minnesota's past featuring sing-alongs, trivia, prizes and astonishing historical tidbits.
Wed., Sep 2
Chris Monroe at the Minnesota State Fair's Alphabet Forest Minnesota State Fair, Alphabet Forest
Thu., Sep 3
History On-A-Schtick! at the Fair Minnesota State Fair, Schilling Amphitheater
Experience a lighthearted, vaudevillian romp through Minnesota's past featuring sing-alongs, trivia, prizes and astonishing historical tidbits.
Thu., Sep 3
Dinner with Mark Seeley at Urban Olive & Wine in Hudson, WI Urban Olive & Vine (Hosted by Chapter 2 Books)
Fri., Sep 4
History On-A-Schtick! at the Fair Minnesota State Fair, Schilling Amphitheater
Experience a lighthearted, vaudevillian romp through Minnesota's past featuring sing-alongs, trivia, prizes and astonishing historical tidbits.
Fri., Sep 4
Mark Seeley at MPR's State Fair Booth Minnesota State Fair, MPR Booth
Fri., Sep 4
Farm Fresh Fridays Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
Shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, honey and other regionally grown food products.
Sat., Sep 5
History On-A-Schtick! at the Fair Minnesota State Fair, Schilling Amphitheater
Experience a lighthearted, vaudevillian romp through Minnesota's past featuring sing-alongs, trivia, prizes and astonishing historical tidbits.
Sat., Sep 5
Living History: Meet the Lindberghs Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
Costumed characters portraying Lindbergh family members and neighbors will provide insights into Lindbergh's life.
Sat., Sep 5
World War I Weekend Historic Fort Snelling
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War One at Historic Fort Snelling over Labor Day weekend.
Sat., Sep 5
Threshing Weekend Oliver Kelley Farm
Celebrate Labor Day Weekend by helping the farmhands use a horse-powered threshing machine and other harvest activities.
Sat., Sep 5
Kids Crafts: Shoulder Bag Activity Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
Learn how to decorate an Ojibwe-style shoulder bag to take home.
Sat., Sep 5
Summit Avenue Walking Tour James J. Hill House
Take a tour of the Summit Avenue neighborhood, named one of America's "Great Streets."
Sat., Sep 5
Time Capsule for Families: The President's Visit, 1878 Alexander Ramsey House
Learn about President Rutherford B. Hayes' 1878 visit to the Ramsey family.
Sat., Sep 5
Wild Rice Processing Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
Learn about wild rice with demonstrations that show how to dry, parch, thresh and winnow the rice.