Events

Wednesday, June 26

Great Northern Forest History Tour

Take a 90-minute, horse-drawn trolley tour narrated by interpreters.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Mississippi River Kayak Adventure: Single Kayak

Take a guided kayak tour of the Mississippi River.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Mississippi River Kayak Adventure: Tandem Kayak

Take a guided kayak tour of the Mississippi River.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

NAAIR In The Gallery: Weaving Through the Seasons with Naneque LaTender

Watch a demonstration and participate in black ash weaving with Naneque LaTender, 2024 Native American Artist in Residence.
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Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
  • Classes & Workshops
  • Native American

Thursday, June 27

Great Northern Forest History Tour

Take a 90-minute, horse-drawn trolley tour narrated by interpreters.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Interpreter Guided Tour

Join an interpreter on a guided tour and hear stories of people who lived in Forestville.
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Historic Forestville, Preston
  • Tours

Mississippi River Kayak Adventure: Single Kayak

Take a guided kayak tour of the Mississippi River.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Mississippi River Kayak Adventure: Tandem Kayak

Take a guided kayak tour of the Mississippi River.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Lifelong Learners: The History of Fort Snelling’s Round Tower

Join us in the beautifully restored Historic Fort Snelling Visitor Center for a complimentary cup of coffee and in-depth discussions of the site’s long and varied history.
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Historic Fort Snelling, Saint Paul
  • Lectures & Talks

Guided Hike of the Forestville Ruins

Go beyond Main Street to explore more of Forestville's past.
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$12 for Seniors and children ages 5-17
  • Tours

Free Thursday Nights at the History Center

Visit the Minnesota History Center on a Thursday night from 4 pm-8 pm, and get FREE admission and parking!
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Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
  • Family

Interpreter Guided Tour

Join an interpreter on a guided tour and hear stories of people who lived in Forestville.
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Historic Forestville, Preston
  • Tours

Friday, June 28

Keepers Tour

Experience Split Rock Lighthouse like the keepers and their families did.
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Split Rock Lighthouse, Two Harbors
  • Tours

Great Northern Forest History Tour

Take a 90-minute, horse-drawn trolley tour narrated by interpreters.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Arrowheads and Stone Tools

Learn about the art of making spear points and arrowheads.
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Snake River Fur Post, Pine City
  • Classes & Workshops
  • Family

Interpreter Guided Tour

Join an interpreter on a guided tour and hear stories of people who lived in Forestville.
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Historic Forestville, Preston
  • Tours

Mississippi River Kayak Adventure: Single Kayak

Take a guided kayak tour of the Mississippi River.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Mississippi River Kayak Adventure: Tandem Kayak

Take a guided kayak tour of the Mississippi River.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Guided Hike of the Forestville Ruins

Go beyond Main Street to explore more of Forestville's past.
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$12 for Seniors and children ages 5-17
  • Tours

Interpreter Guided Tour

Join an interpreter on a guided tour and hear stories of people who lived in Forestville.
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Historic Forestville, Preston
  • Tours

Ramsey After Dark: The Other Victorians

Explore the hidden secrets of Victorian society in this evening tour. Topics change monthly. Tours last 75 minutes and are recommended for ages 18+.
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Alexander Ramsey House, Saint Paul
  • Tours

Ramsey After Dark: The Other Victorians

Explore the hidden secrets of Victorian society in this evening tour. Topics change monthly. Tours last 75 minutes and are recommended for ages 18+.
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Alexander Ramsey House, Saint Paul
  • Tours

Saturday, June 29

History on Two Wheels: Inside Historic Fort Snelling and to the Upper Post

Join a Historic Fort Snelling Bike Tour focused on history within the fort!
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Historic Fort Snelling, Saint Paul
  • Tours

Interpreter Guided Tour

Join an interpreter on a guided tour and hear stories of people who lived in Forestville.
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Historic Forestville, Preston
  • Tours

Keepers Tour

Experience Split Rock Lighthouse like the keepers and their families did.
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Split Rock Lighthouse, Two Harbors
  • Tours