Upcoming Events

Master Gardener's Meeting

Tue, Mar. 10 2015 / 05:30 PM to 08:30 PM / Cost: FREE!

Monthly meeting held in Crawford Room.


Princess Cafe' Lecture Series

Wed, Mar. 11 2015 / 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM / Cost: $2.00 per person




Princess Cafe logo_FB_2Leslie Hall will be speaking on “Dying natural fibers from plants from the garden”.

This event is free to members.

Rochester Civil War Roundtable

Wed, Mar. 11 2015 / 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM / Cost: Annual Dues: $30 for an individual, $40 for a family, students free

 Tamara Thayer presents “Barbara Fritchie: Civil War Heroine.”
Meeting will take place in the Lecture Hall.

Barbara Fritchie was a woman of strong conviction who spoke her mind and lived by her words. She stood up to Stonewall Jackson and became a symbol of patriotism and the subject of John Greenleaf Whittier’s poem, “The Ballad of Barbara Fritchie”. Tamara Thayer is a descendant of Barbara Fritchie.



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

Thu, Mar. 12 2015 / 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM / Cost: Free




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

Visitors Welcome

Historic Fashion Show

Sun, Mar. 15 2015 / 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM / Cost: $30.00 per seat

Enjoy an Afternoon Tea With Decadent Desserts

Historical Fashion

Historical Fashion

Sunday, March 15, 2015
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm at:
Kahler Apache Ballroom, by TJ Maxx Plaza
(formerly Ramada Grand Ballroom)
1517 16th Street SW
Rochester, MN  55902


The History Center of Olmsted County presents a Historic Fashion Show featuring women’s fashions from the 1800’s. Costumes done by historical designer Joy Melcher .
Reserve your spot for an afternoon of tea, decadent desserts and historic fashion.
To reserve your place, call the History Center of Olmsted County at 507-282-9447
$30.00 per seat