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


  • Friday, April 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Join us for the 7th Annual Surrounded By History! This year's theme is the 1960s with a night titled: Celebrating the Swinging Sixites. Dress in your best 1960s attire to explore the night including silent auction, wine wall, raffle and a performance by the XYZ Group " Music of the 60s." Tickets on sale March 1. 

    Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors including Wingert Realty & Land Services.

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

    This year's theme is "Travels Through Time." Each month participants will explore technology, fashion, food, war and much more to see how times have changed through the 19th and 20th centuries. This month's topic will be "A New Millennium."

    Please pre-register by May 10 to ensure we have enough supplies for everyone to


    Young Historians
  • Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

    Join us for a Kid's Stained Glass workshop at the Blue Earth County Historical Society! Visit the Museum and be inspired to create a panel for a stained glass installation in the Discovery Lab. Explore the historical importance and meaning in the use of stained glass through a variety of media. This is an ongoing workshop that will take place each month after Young Historians.

    The workshop is free, admission to the museum is $7/adults, $3/children 5-17, BECHS Members are free.


    Stained Glass