Upcoming Events

History Hayride

Thu, Jul. 24 2014 / 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM / Cost: Non-Member Admission: Adults-$7, Youth (12 & Under)-$4. Member Admission: Adults-$5, Youth-$2

Take a guided tour of the HCOC grounds! All the thrills of historic buildings with none of the hassle of walking! Fun for the whole family, especially lovers of tractors, hay, history, and riding. See and learn about the historic Stoppel Farm, a schoolhouse, and more!

Tours start at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., and last about an hour and a half.

One FREE Adult hayride with teacher I.D. badge


Movies Under the Stars–National Treasure

Fri, Jul. 25 2014 / 9:00 PM to 11:30 PM / Cost: Adults - $1; Seniors & Children - Free

National Treasure

A unique outdoor movie-watching experience! See films in the open air of Schmitt Field!

Concessions Available on Grounds

Movie Starts at Dusk (About 9PM)


History Hayride

Tue, Jul. 29 2014 / 09:30 AM to 2:30 PM / Cost: Non-Member Admission: Adults-$7, Youth (12 & Under)-$4. Member Admission: Adults-$5, Youth-$2

Take a guided tour of the HCOC grounds! All the thrills of historic buildings with none of the hassle of walking! Fun for the whole family, especially lovers of tractors, hay, history, and riding. See and learn about the historic Stoppel Farm, a schoolhouse, and more!

Tours start at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., and last about an hour and a half.

Come at 9:30 a.m. for a half-hour story time before the first hayride!

One FREE Adult hayride with teacher I.D. badge


History Hayride

Thu, Jul. 31 2014 / 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM / Cost: Non-Member Admission: Adults-$7, Youth (12 & Under)-$4. Member Admission: Adults-$5, Youth-$2

Take a guided tour of the HCOC grounds! All the thrills of historic buildings with none of the hassle of walking! Fun for the whole family, especially lovers of tractors, hay, history, and riding. See and learn about the historic Stoppel Farm, a schoolhouse, and more!

Tours start at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., and last about an hour and a half.

One FREE Adult hayride with teacher I.D. badge


Movies Under the Stars–American Graffiti

Fri, Aug. 1 2014 / 9:00 PM to 11:30 PM / Cost: Adults - $1; Seniors & Children - Free

American Graffiti

A unique outdoor movie-watching experience! See films in the open air of Schmitt Field!

Concessions Available on Grounds

Movie Starts at Dusk (About 9PM)


Movies Under the Stars–McLintock!

Fri, Aug. 8 2014 / 9:00 PM to 11:30 PM / Cost: Adults - $1; Seniors & Children - Free

McLintock!

A unique outdoor movie-watching experience. See films in the open air of Schmitt Field!

Concessions Available on Grounds

Movie Starts at Dusk (About 9PM)


Days of Yesteryear

Sat, Aug. 9 2014 / 09:00 AM to 5:00 PM / Cost: $5 Advance Sale, $7 at the Gate; Exhibitors and 15 & Under - Free

The Mechanical History Roundtable’s Days of Yesteryear will once again be held on the HCOC grounds! Come experience the sights and sounds of classic and antique machinery, from cars and trucks to tractors and threshers!

If you like baseball, watch the Hens & Chicks and the Roosters play baseball according to 1860′s rules! Games at 11 am and after the 1 pm Parade of Power.

Numerous other activities will also be available!

For more information, visit the MHRT website, email mlohnstad@mhrt.org, or go the old fashioned route and send physical mail to:

Ross Turner, Treasurer
MHRT
9707 35th St, SW
Byron, MN 55920


Days of Yesteryear

Sun, Aug. 10 2014 / 09:00 AM to 5:00 PM / Cost: $5 Advance Sale, $7 at the Gate; Exhibitors and 15 & Under - Free

The Mechanical History Roundtable’s Days of Yesteryear will once again be held on the HCOC grounds! Come experience the sights and sounds of classic and antique machinery, from cars and trucks to tractors and threshers!

If you like baseball, watch the Hens & Chicks and the Roosters play baseball according to 1860′s rules! Games at 11 am and after the 1 pm Parade of Power.

Numerous other activities will also be available!

For more information, visit the MHRT website, email mlohnstad@mhrt.org, or go the old fashioned route and send physical mail to:

Ross Turner, Treasurer
MHRT
9707 35th St, SW
Byron, MN 55920


Evening at the Schoolhouse

Tue, Aug. 12 2014 / 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM / Cost: FREE!

Experience school in the 1880s! Fun for both young and old, this event provides the opportunity to learn about education in the late 19th century in an engaging and interactive fashion.

In a shortened version of a school day, students of all ages will study subjects from elocution to arithmetic, and engage in various other school house activities, including period-appropriate songs and pledges.

Free-will donations accepted.


Princess Cafe–Don Dallman and Ron Machacek

Wed, Aug. 13 2014 / 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM / Cost: $2 for general public, free for members

The History of the Rochester Police Department

By Don Dallman and Ron Machacek