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

.

  • Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Bring your lunch and learn a bit of history! This month, Alex Oldenburg, owner of M.E.S.S.Y. Dog Training, will be here to present on the history of service dogs and why they are important. Coffee and water provided. 

    This program is a part of the History Bits & Bites monthly series which takes place on the third Thursday of each month over the noon hour. 

  • Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Join us for the 32 Annual Ghosts from the Past, where people and places from the past are showcased! Good luck, bad luck, patent medicines, a seance and women's unmentionables have a role to play in this event. This year, we return to the Hubbard House to learn more about the Victorian Era in the program: Victorian Stranger Things

    Tours will start every 15 minutes from the Carriage House. After the performances, join us in the Carriage House for refreshments. 

    This event is for 2 nights only. Reserve your time spot early to avoid the rush or wait. Reservations start on October 10!

  • Friday, October 26, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Join us for the 32 Annual Ghosts from the Past, where people and places from the past are showcased! Good luck, bad luck, patent medicines, a seance and women's unmentionables have a role to play in this event. This year, we return to the Hubbard House to learn more about the Victorian Era in the program: Victorian Stranger Things

    Tours will start every 15 minutes from the Carriage House. After the performances, join us in the Carriage House for refreshments. 

    This event is for 2 nights only. Reserve your time spot early to avoid the rush or wait. Reservations start on October 10!

  • Friday, November 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    BECHS is celebrating its 117th Anniversary and we want you to celebrate with us! Join us for FREE admission to the History Center Museum, refreshments, door prizes, and gift shop specials! This is also your last chance to see our latest temporary exhibit, 1918: Home and Abroad

  • Friday, November 2, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Dress your best and join us in an engaging evening of remembrance through songs and readings from 1918, the era of World War I, the Spanish Flu, Women’s Suffrage, Prohibition and many other changes in American life. Social begins at 6:30 p.m. with the program starting at 7 p.m.

  • Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    BECHS is celebrating its 117th Anniversary and we want you to celebrate with us! Join us for FREE admission to the History Center Museum, refreshments, door prizes, and gift shop specials! This is also your last chance to see our latest temporary exhibit, 1918: Home and Abroad

  • Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

    Like talking about the past with others? We have just the spot for you! Join us at the History Center for an informal discussion group that talks about a certain topic each month. This month's topic is "Grandma's Thanksgiving Dinner." Bring your memories (and recipes) of Thanksgiving and have a fond time remembering the past. Refreshments provided. 

Pages