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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
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Sat., Apr 30
Spring on the Farm Oliver Kelley Farm, Elk River
Spring is on the way, and the Oliver Kelley Farm is starting to come alive.
Sat., Apr 30
Loom Beading Workshop Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post, Onamia
Learn the art of loom beading through hands-on experience.
Sat., Apr 30
Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation Exhibit Opening Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Explore this new exhibit about the history of Indian American in the US and the Minnesota community.
Sat., Apr 30
What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones Exhibit Opening Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Explore this new exhibit about animator Chuck Jones, the man behind characters like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck.
Sat., Apr 30
Beyond Bollywood Curator Talk Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Join the curators of the new exhibit "Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation" for an opening day talk.
Sat., Apr 30
Apple Trees 101 Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
Learn how to select and plant apple trees that will grow well in northern Minnesota.
Sat., Apr 30
Spicy Masala Chai Dance Show Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
The top-selling, family-friendly show in the 2015 Minnesota Fringe Festival, returns to the stage at the History Center.
Sat., Apr 30
Music, Movement and Mudras Indian Dance Performance Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Experience a variety of Indian dance forms and music with performances by area artists.
Sat., Apr 30
Sun., May 1
Spring on the Farm Oliver Kelley Farm, Elk River
Spring is on the way, and the Oliver Kelley Farm is starting to come alive.
Sun., May 1
Egg Coffee and Newtons Harkin Store, New Ulm
Celebrate the Harkin Store opening for the season by enjoying a hot cup of egg coffee made on the original stove.
Sun., May 1
Spicy Masala Chai Dance Show Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
The top-selling, family-friendly show in the 2015 Minnesota Fringe Festival returns to the stage at the History Center.
Sun., May 1
Summit Avenue Walking Tour James J. Hill House, St. Paul
Stroll down Summit Avenue and learn the history and stories behind this historic boulevard.