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, June 21, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Did you know Decoration Day started after the Civil War and has evolved to be called Memorial Day? This month, Bryce Stenzel will present on the history of Decoration Day and why it is now called Memorial Day. Coffee and water provided.

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

  • Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

    Love talking about history with others?  Join us at the Blue Earth County History Center for the Remember When Coffee Club where you can do just that! This month's topic is Best Friends. Bring your friends and plan on having a fun time talking about past and present memories of your friendship! Refreshments provided.

    This program is a part of our Remember When Coffee Club series which takes place on the first Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. and is open to anyone who wants to attend. 

  • Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 10:00am to Friday, August 31, 2018 - 5:00pm

    1918 was a busy year in American History. The United States was highly involved in the Great War (also known as World War I), Spanish Flu tore through the country, women fought for the right to vote and the beginnings of Prohibitiion. Learn more about these events and more throught this great exhibit!