Events

Thursday, June 20

Free Thursday Nights at the History Center

Visit the Minnesota History Center on a Thursday night from 4 pm-8 pm, and get FREE admission and parking!
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Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
  • Family

Interpreter Guided Tour

Join an interpreter on a guided tour and hear stories of people who lived in Forestville.
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Historic Forestville, Preston
  • Tours

History on Two Wheels: Inside Historic Fort Snelling and to the Upper Post

Join a Historic Fort Snelling Bike Tour focused on history within the fort!
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Historic Fort Snelling, Saint Paul
  • Tours

Friday, June 21

Great Northern Forest History Tour

Take a 90-minute, horse-drawn trolley tour narrated by interpreters.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Interpreter Guided Tour

Join an interpreter on a guided tour and hear stories of people who lived in Forestville.
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Historic Forestville, Preston
  • Tours

Mississippi River Kayak Adventure: Single Kayak

Take a guided kayak tour of the Mississippi River.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Mississippi River Kayak Adventure: Tandem Kayak

Take a guided kayak tour of the Mississippi River.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Guided Hike of the Forestville Ruins

Go beyond Main Street to explore more of Forestville's past.
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$12 for Seniors and children ages 5-17
  • Tours

Interpreter Guided Tour

Join an interpreter on a guided tour and hear stories of people who lived in Forestville.
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Historic Forestville, Preston
  • Tours

Telling Queer History

Celebrate the return of Going Out, Coming In: LGBTQ+ Spaces in Downtown Minneapolis.
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Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
  • Lectures & Talks

Saturday, June 22

Interpreter Guided Tour

Join an interpreter on a guided tour and hear stories of people who lived in Forestville.
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Historic Forestville, Preston
  • Tours

Summer Free Admission Day

Free Admission Days are great opportunities to visit historic sites and museums at no cost to you.
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Great Northern Forest History Tour

Take a 90-minute, horse-drawn trolley tour narrated by interpreters.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Historic Lowertown Walking Tour

Uncover the stories of the neighborhood that powered St...

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Tour departs from Culture Park - 122 Kellogg Blvd East (SE corner of Kellogg and Robert)
  • Tours

Mississippi River Kayak Adventure: Single Kayak

Take a guided kayak tour of the Mississippi River.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Mississippi River Kayak Adventure: Tandem Kayak

Take a guided kayak tour of the Mississippi River.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Chunky Game Day

Learn how to play this early sport!
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Family

Interpreter Guided Tour

Join an interpreter on a guided tour and hear stories of people who lived in Forestville.
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Historic Forestville, Preston
  • Tours

Sunday, June 23

Interpreter Guided Tour

Join an interpreter on a guided tour and hear stories of people who lived in Forestville.
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Historic Forestville, Preston
  • Tours

Fête de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste

The Fête de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste combines elements of past and present traditions to create a unique, new celebration.
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Sibley Historic Site, Mendota
  • Family

Interpreter Guided Tour

Join an interpreter on a guided tour and hear stories of people who lived in Forestville.
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Historic Forestville, Preston
  • Tours

Wednesday, June 26

Great Northern Forest History Tour

Take a 90-minute, horse-drawn trolley tour narrated by interpreters.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Mississippi River Kayak Adventure: Single Kayak

Take a guided kayak tour of the Mississippi River.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

Mississippi River Kayak Adventure: Tandem Kayak

Take a guided kayak tour of the Mississippi River.
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Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
  • Tours

NAAIR In The Gallery: Weaving Through the Seasons with Naneque LaTender

Watch a demonstration and participate in black ash weaving with Naneque LaTender, 2024 Native American Artist in Residence.
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Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
  • Classes & Workshops
  • Native American