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

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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!

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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

RCWRT

RCWRT

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.

 


 

 

 


2015 Winter Fest

Sat, Feb. 7 2015 / 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM / Cost: $5 per child / Free for parents

Winter Fest 2015

Winter Fest 2015

 

The History Center of Olmsted County will be having indoor Winter Fest activities from 10:00 am – 2:00pm to help celebrate the Minnesota winter and to get you out of the house. There will be sauerkraut making, canning, butter churning, Native American activities and much more. The History Center’s exhibit hall will be open to see the new exhibits on display. Cost is $5.00 per child, and parents are FREE


Rochester Civil War Roundtable

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

Dale Blansham, as President Lincoln, presents “Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address.” Meeting will be in the Crawford Room at the History Center.

 

CWRT

CWRT


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

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

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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


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.”


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

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