Events

Thursday, July 11

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, July 12

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
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Mississippi River Kayak Adventure: Tandem Kayak

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

Ramsey After Dark

Explore the hidden secrets of Victorian society in this evening tour. Topics change monthly. Tours last 75 minutes and are recommended for ages 18+.
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Alexander Ramsey House, Saint Paul
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Trivia Nights on the Bluff

Join in the fun with this family-friendly history trivia game of multiple choice questions and prizes. The event will also host a food truck for snacks, dinner, and refreshments.
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Historic Fort Snelling, Saint Paul
  • Family

Ramsey After Dark

Explore the hidden secrets of Victorian society in this evening tour. Topics change monthly. Tours last 75 minutes and are recommended for ages 18+.
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Alexander Ramsey House, Saint Paul
  • Tours

Saturday, July 13

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

Sunrise Tour: 1000 Years Ago Today in Minnesota

Our 1000 Years Ago Today tour focuses on the indigenous agriculture that fueled a building boom and cultural explosion that led to the founding of the largest early city in the US. 
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Tours

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

"Going Out, Coming In" Walking Tour

Take a guided walking tour of LGBTQIA+ community spaces in Downtown Minneapolis.
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Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
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Historic Gems of Downtown St. Paul Walking Tour

Discover the hidden histories of St...

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Tour departs from Rice Park - 109 4th St W, St. Paul, MN 55102 (meet by the fountain)
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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

Archery Workshop

Let certified archery instructors teach you how to shoot a bow and arrow.
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Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post, Onamia
  • Classes & Workshops
  • Native American

Author Event: Cathy Coats, "To Banish Forever"

Join author Cathy Coats as she discusses her new book.
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Lectures & Talks

The RavensFire Band at Historic Forestville

Come hear these talented, funny, and friendly musicians.
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Historic Forestville, Preston
  • Music, Films, Performances

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, July 14

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

Historic Riverfront Walking Tour

Take a guided walking tour of the Minneapolis riverfront.
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Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
  • 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