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Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Beacon Lighting

This annual event commemorates the sinking of the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald and the total loss of the 29 crew members aboard on November 10, 1975. It is also a time to reflect on the...

Autumn in the Village Picnic and Jamboree

Experience autumn in the historical village at the Freeborn County Historical Museum. This free family friendly event offers historic demonstrations, live music, games, hands-on activities, and food.

Wild Rice Processing Demo

Head to the lakeshore to watch museum staff process wild rice using traditional methods including parching, threshing, and winnowing the rice. See the entire process from raw to finished product during 20-minute demonstrations offered...

Pottery Day

In this "make and take" program, visitors will try their hand at building a pinch pot with various tools based on prehistoric examples.You will be able work with with natural cordage, cord wrapped stick,...

Courtyard Family Day: Bridges and Trains

Minneapolis has beautiful bridges, including the iconic Stone Arch Bridge that was built to bring trains to the city! Join us for a day celebrating our bridges and trains with hands-on activities like making...

Keeper’s View Event

Join us as we celebrate Split Rock Lighthouse’s 114th birthday! Visit on July 26th from 6:30 pm to 10 pm to enjoy food from Rustic Inn, watch a 13-minute film, and join a 20-minute...

Opening Night Celebration: The Art of Disability Justice Now

Join the opening night of The Art of Disability Justice Now, a disability community-centered exhibition that is curated and organized by AmplifyMN: A Disability Justice Collective and University of Minnesota students. The evening's festivities...

Mystery on the Mississippi

2024 Dates: July 12, August 16, September 27, October 12Join the hosts of "Monsters of the Mississippi," a completely real and not at all made-up podcast about mythical monsters on and near the Mississippi...

Summer Discovery Camps with White Bear Lake Area Historical Society: Week 3 – Discovery...

Discover a summer of exploration, creativity, and fun in White Bear Lake! Join our exclusive series of 4-day camps, each blending history, science, arts, and hands-on activities. From exploring historic houses to unraveling forensic...

Vintage Base Ball Game

Watch the Fillmore Fungi take on the Rochester Roosters in a vintage base ball game at Historic Forestville.Teams will follow the 1860s rulebook, play in historic uniforms, and use era-appropriate equipment in their games.

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