Upcoming Events

MHRT Meeting

Tue, May. 5 2015 / 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM / Cost: Free

Mechanical History Round Table Meeting

Meets in Crawford Room


DAR Meeting

Thu, May. 7 2015 / 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM / Cost: FREE!

Monthly meeting of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution.


2014 Annual Meeting

Thu, May. 7 2015 / 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM / Cost: FREE!

Wendy Jones, Director of Education for the Minnesota Historical Society, will be speaking at this years meeting.

Mediterranean Wine & Food Festival

Sat, May. 9 2015 / 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM / Cost: $30.00 per person

 Mediterranean Wine & Food Fest
Saturday, May 9, 2015

 Take a cuisine tour of the Mediterranean
and learn about Olmsted County’s
Mediterranean immigrants who chose to make their homes here in Olmsted County. Hear music,  enjoy some wine sampling & delicious food!


May 9th – 6:00 Appetizers and Wine Tasting
6:30 - Mediterranean Dinner

Call us at 282-9447

Master Gardener's Meeting & Board Meeting

Tue, May. 12 2015 / 05:30 PM to 08:30 PM / Cost: FREE!

Master Gardener’s Board & Monthly Meeting.


Princess Cafe' Lecture Series

Wed, May. 13 2015 / 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM / Cost: $2.00 per person

Tom Ostrom “Women Leaders in the Coast Guard.”

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This event is free to members.
Meeting will be held in the Lecture Hall.

Rochester Civil War Roundtable

Wed, May. 13 2015 / 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM / Cost: Annual Dues: $30 for an individual, $40 for a family, students free

David P. Geister presents “‘The Charge’- Painting the Story of the 1st Minnesota.”

Meeting will be in the Lecture Hall.




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

Thu, May. 14 2015 / 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM / Cost: Free

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

Visitors Welcome


MHRT Building & Grounds Commitee at Shop

Tue, May. 19 2015 / 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM / Cost: FREE!

MHRT Meeting on grounds.


Garden Fair

Sat, May. 30 2015 / 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM / Cost: Free

  • The History Center of Olmsted County is having another Garden Fair!
    Come join the fun at this year’s Garden Fair and find unique items for your home and yard. There will be many things to do & see this year. Some of the kid’s activities include:
    Making Pine Cone Bird Feeders
    Starting a Fairy Garden
    Paint A Pot
    Planting Grass Seed
    And Chris from The Bee Shed will give a talk & demo, “So You Want To Be a Beekeeper”.
    *Everyone who is interested in attending this event must bring a non-perishable food item or cleaning supply to benefit the homeless teens of Rochester.