Events, Programs and Exhibits

Here are the upcoming events, programs and exhibits from the Blue Earth County Historical Society. For more information about admission and location, click on the event. Click here for our full calendar of events

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  • Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Join us at the Blue Earth County Historical Society for a genealogy class series. This class is the first part of the series and will cover common documents and how to locate them as well as where to begin your search. Throughout the series we will cover proper citations as well. The first hour will be lecture style and the second hour will be dedicated to questions, discussion and doing your own research. 

    Class sizes are limited to 16 people each session. The cost for the class is $8/session for non members or $20 for the entire series and $5/session for members or $12 for all three. Please register by calling 507-345-5566 or emailing Research@blueearthcountyhistory.com.

    Research Center
  • Sunday, March 5, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    We invited you to join us for BECHS' 2017 Annual Meeting. After a State-of-the Society business meeting, Sara Cox and Tom Clements, KEYC Meteorologists, will present, "A Look at Winter."

    The History Center opens at 1 p.m. with the business meeting beginning at 2 p.m.

    Please RSVP to 507-345-5566 or Museum@blueearthcountyhistory.com by March 3. 

    1928 Winter in Blue Earth County
  • Tuesday, March 7, 2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am

    Love History? Love talking about the past with others? Join us at the Blue Earth County Historical Society for the Remember When Coffee Club where you can do just that! This month's topic is Grandparents.

    Did you spend a lot of time with your grandparents? Or maybe you only saw them on holidays? Bring your fondest memories of your grandfather or grandmother and enjoy reminiscing about your past.

     

    Man with elderly couple
  • Saturday, March 11, 2017 -
    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Join us for our monthly, hands-on, history workshop for school aged children. This month, Young Historians will discover how the Soil, Trees and Plants of Blue Earth County. This program is free; please pre-register by March 9 to 507-345-5566 or Education@blueearthcountyhistory.com.

  • Saturday, March 11, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Join us at the Blue Earth County Historical Society for a genealogy class series. This class is the second part of the series and will look at land records, wills, newspaper clippings and more. Throughout the series we will cover proper citations as well. The first hour will be lecture style and the second hour will be dedicated to questions, discussion and doing your own research. 

    Class sizes are limited to 16 people each session. The cost for the class is $8/session for non members or $20 for the entire series and $5/session for members or $12 for all three. Please register by calling 507-345-5566 or emailing Research@blueearthcountyhistory.com.

    Research Center
  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Bring your lunch and learn a bit of history! History Bits and Bites is moving to a new day! Join us on the Third Thursday of each month to learn new and exciting things! 

    This month, Grace Keir will present "Staying Warm and Fashionable in the Winter." Learn more about different styles of clothing that were worn during the winter months and for different winter activities. 

    Man in winter coat
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Join us at the Blue Earth County Historical Society for a genealogy class series. This class is the third part of the series and will cover different sources that can be used online for your research. Throughout the series we will cover proper citations as well. The first hour will be lecture style and the second hour will be dedicated to questions, discussion and doing your own research. 

    Class sizes are limited to 16 people each session. The cost for the class is $8/session for non members or $20 for the entire series and $5/session for members or $12 for all three. Please register by calling 507-345-5566 or emailing Research@blueearthcountyhistory.com.

    Research Center

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