Upcoming Events

MHRT Meeting

Tue, Jan. 6 2015 / 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM / Cost: FREE!

Olmsted County Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting Doors open at 6:00 for research.

Thu, Jan. 8 2015 / 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM / Cost: Free


Kathy McMullin and Delphine Nelson will report on a recent visit to the Allen County Genealogy Library in Indiana.

Research Center is open at 6:00 PM for people do work on their personal research projects.  The program begins at 7:00 PM.

Visitors Welcome

Princess Cafe' Lecture Series

Wed, Jan. 14 2015 / 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM / Cost: FREE!

2ItUTG0CzXtc2UMXfralnT5jnt_DPDIsxDzIJjV7auRZxCgVn03IGUymqokGMYgsGt-E0Q=s170              Ari Kolas speaks on:  “Apollo Liquor and it’s history.”

Rochester Civil War Roundtable

Wed, Jan. 14 2015 / 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM / Cost: Annual Dues: $30 for an individual, $40 for a family, students free



Tom Hosier presents a first person narrative on “Abraham Lincoln & John Wilkes Booth.”

German Fest

Sat, Jan. 31 2015 / 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM / Cost: $30.00 per ticket

Come visit the History Center of Olmsted County for our evening of German Fest. Come and enjoy German food provided by Johnny Mango and various wine provided by Apollo Liquor. There will also be a German food demonstration conducted during the event as well. The exhibit hall has gone through a 9 month renovation, and Phase I was completed by October 25.

Phase II of the renovation will be completed by January 31, 2015. Please visit the History Center of Olmsted County as we celebrate the completion of the exhibit hall for your viewing and learning pleasure.

Tickets are $30 each.
Contact person:  Lisa Baldus or Aaron Saterdalen at 507-282-9447

German Fest Schedule:
6:00 pm – Wine Tasting & Appetizers
6:30 pm – German Food Demonstration
7:15 pm – Landjager, Spaetzle, Rouladen, Red Sweet Cabbage
8:00 pm – Exhibit Hall Phase II Tours, German Music Wine
and Beer.