Events

Over Here, Over There: The Great War – Exhibit Opens Thursday, April 13, 5:30 PM

The Great War sprang upon Minnesota at a time of vast political and social upheaval. It brought with it resolution to some problems, leaving uncertainty and new issues in its wake. Visit the Steele County History Center and read first-hand accounts by Steele County residents, experience warfare through sights, sounds and smells, sing along with WWI songs, and more! The exhibit will include interactives for ages 4 through 94!

SCHS Genealogy Club – Tuesday, May 2, 10 AM

Jr. History Detectives & History Detectives – Thursday, May 4

Jr. History Detectives a FREE interactive children’s program for Pre-K children begins at 9:00 AM. History Detectives, a FREE interactive children’s program for grades K-6 begins at 6:30 PM.

Americana Showcase featuring Forest Sun – Saturday, May 13

With over 50 million plays on Pandora, troubadour and award-winning songwriter, Forest Sun, enlivens audiences around the globe with his wealth of songs and stories, all sung and told in a laid-back California style. Sun’s soulful music draws on a deep well of Americana and is compared to everyone from Jack Johnson, John Mayer and The Avett Brothers to Van Morrison and Bob Dylan.

He’s opened for Bonnie Raitt, The Beach Boys, Steve Earle, Lyle Lovett, Jackson Browne, Keb Mo and Brett Dennen among others and musical collaborations include Jolie Holland, Sean Hayes, ALO and Hot Buttered Rum.

Doors open at 6:30 PM, Music begins at 7:30 PM.Wine and beer cash bar. Sodas also available. Tickets are available at the Steele County History Center or online.

Vintage & Perennial Plant Sale – Saturday, May 20 – 9 AM to 2 PM

Back by popular demand, the Steele County Historical Society (SCHS) will be hosting a Vintage and Perennial Plant Sale.  The sale will be set up on the south side of the Village between the Carriage House and Print Shop.  We have a great selection of antiques, furniture and decorative items as well as perennial plants.