Upcoming Events

Princess Cafe

Wed, Apr. 12 2017 / 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM / Cost: $2.00

Dale Blanshan
“The Great War: America Enters WWI”
Dale Blanshan is a traveling musician and historian who fancies himself a humble and older gentleman. You may see him at the Rochester Civil War Roundtable or portraying President Lincoln at the History Center’s Living History Fair weekend.

Admission: $2.00 for non-members, free for members.
Coffee and cookies are provided courtesy of Hy-vee!


The Alan Calvano Lecture Series

Sun, Apr. 16 2017 / 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM / Cost: FREE!

Andrew Williams and Dave Beck present, “Video Game History and Backstory.”

Whether you grew up playing Pac-Man or World of Warcraft, you’ll dig this look at video game design’s backstory and the use of history in video game narratives.


Princess Cafe

Wed, May. 10 2017 / 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM / Cost: $2.00

June Anderson
“National Medal of Honor Recipients From Minnesota”

Admission: $2.00 for non-members, free for members.
Coffee and cookies are provided courtesy of Hy-vee!


Princess Cafe

Wed, Jun. 14 2017 / 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM / Cost: $2.00

Bryce Pronk
“The History of the Rochester Fire Department”
Bryce Pronk is a Rochester Fire Fighter who has served our community for the last three years. He has graciously agreed to speak on the Rochester Fire Department’s 150 years.

Admission: $2.00 for non-members, free for members.
Coffee and cookies are provided courtesy of Hy-vee!


Princess Cafe

Wed, Jul. 12 2017 / 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM / Cost: $2.00

Don Borcherding
“Surveying History of Olmsted County”
Don Borcherding is a licensed engineer and surveyor in Minnesota and Iowa. He is a graduate of Iowa State, retired President of Yaggy Colby, and past president of Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors.

Admission: $2.00 for non-members, free for members.
Coffee and cookies are provided courtesy of Hy-vee!