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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  • 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. 

  • Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

    For this year's Young Historians,  we will explore Minnesota’s Native Americans. Over the months we will learn about the historical, practical, political, cultural and economic highlights of the Dakota and Anishinaabe. This month, the group will cover Native American Heritage. Please pre-register for this program by November 8 to ensure we have enough supplies to Beth at Education@BlueEarthCountyHistory.com or by calling 507-345-5566.

    This program is sponsored by MinnStar Bank.

  • Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Bring your lunch and learn a bit of history! This month, Allan and JoAnne Starkey will present "Camp Patterson Memories." Bring your memories of Camp Patterson to share as well! Coffee and water will be provided. 

  • Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

    Take a step back in time as costumed characters take you through a Hubbard Family Christmas. Explore new seasonal decorations and engage with the characters to help solve a mystery! After exploring the House, enjoy refreshments in the Carriage House.

  • Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Take a step back in time as costumed characters take you through a Hubbard Family Christmas. Explore new seasonal decorations and engage with the characters to help solve a mystery! After exploring the House, enjoy refreshments in the Carriage House.

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