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February 2019

Trivia Night: Presidential History

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jimmy’s Pub at the St. James Hotel, 406 Main Street
Red Wing, MN 550 United States
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Calling all history buffs! Prepare for a friendly battle of historic proportions at Jimmy’s Pub. Put on your thinking cap for a fun evening of friendly competition inspired by President’s Day. Join a team or round up your own group. Drinks and food are available for purchase at Jimmy’s Pub. No need to register, just arrive a 15 minutes before 7 PM and make sure you know a little something about American history.

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CANCELED A Taste of History: Red Wing’s Beer Brewing Past and Future, Adults 21+

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Red Wing Brewery, 411 Old W. Main St
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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$19.00

This event has been canceled due to low registration. Enjoy a History Happy Hour at the Red Wing Brewery!  Co-owner Scott Kolby takes participants through a history of Red Wing’s beer industry, leading an engaging discussion featuring artifacts, photographs, analysis, and of course, beer.  Scott will also discuss how his business proudly continues Red Wing’s brewing tradition.  Participants will get a sample of three different historic beers all brewed on site at the Red Wing Brewery.  This class is co-sponsored…

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March 2019

Free Family Fun Day: Pottery

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Goodhue County History Center, 1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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Free

Engage your senses of sight, touch, and sound during this interactive Free Family Fun Day. With the help of our partners from Featherstone Pottery,  Pottery Museum of Red Wing, and Red Wing Collectors Society, you and your family will have the opportunity to learn about the rich history of the clay industry not only in Red Wing, but throughout Goodhue County.  Activities include a demonstration on a potter's wheel, a guided tour of the clay industry exhibit, Story Corner at…

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History Story Time: Rhoda’s Rock Hunt

March 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Red Wing Public Library, 225 East Avenue
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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Free

Join the Goodhue County Historical Society and ArtReach at the Red Wing Public Library for a morning story time, chat about museum collections, and art! Families will listen as Megan Seeland, the Children’s & Teen Services Librarian, read “Rhoda’s Rock Hunt” by Molly Beth Griffin. GCHS will share how and why museums collect artifacts and, create a museum space so participants can create their own temporary exhibit. The exhibit will feature “collections.” Kids and their adults, are encouraged to bring…

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History Break: Malt-O-Meal in Northfield

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goodhue County History Center, 1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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Free

Spend your lunch hour at the Goodhue County History Center for our monthly free lunchtime program! Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch with them while they soak up stories. All programs begin at noon. Space is limited to 60 people. Due to the snow, this program has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 13.  Stephanie Hess, Curator of Digitization and Special Collections at the Northfield Historical Society,  will give a brief history of Malt-O-Meal in Northfield and share highlights from…

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Minnesota’s Other Civil War: The Dakota Conflict of 1862

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Goodhue County History Center, 1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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Stories at GCHS The newest program series offered by the Goodhue County Historical Society. Stories at GCHS takes place quarterly and features exceptional historians who will engage you in a wide range of topics with connections to the natural and cultural history of Goodhue County.   Stephen Osman returns to the Goodhue County History Center for Stories at GCHS, our new series which features local historians who will present a wide range of topics with connections to the natural and…

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Tea & Stitching: Sashiko Coasters

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Goodhue County History Center, 1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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$29.00

Sashiko is a style of Japanese folk embroidery literally meaning "little stabs."  Using traditional Sashiko patterns, we will spend the evening stitching a set of two coasters while enjoying a cup of Japanese tea.  A $5 material fee will be payable to the instructor at class.  No experience necessary.  Those registered for this class will receive free admission to view the instructor's exhibit, "Charcoal & Persimmon: A Textile Travelogue," the day of class and before class begins at the Goodhue…

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History Break: Women & Activism in the Civil Rights Era

March 20 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Goodhue County History Center, 1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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Spend your lunch hour at the Goodhue County History Center for our monthly free lunchtime program! Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch with them while they soak up stories. All programs begin at noon. Space is limited to 60 people. Women and Activism will look at several unsung African American leaders from the 1950s and 60s Civil Rights Movement. Through these leaders, we will examine women’s leadership in the nonviolent, armed self-defense, and Black Power movement. We can also…

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Trivia Night: Red Wing History

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jimmy’s Pub at the St. James Hotel, 406 Main Street
Red Wing, MN 550 United States
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Calling all history buffs! Prepare for a friendly battle of historic proportions at Jimmy’s Pub. Put on your thinking cap for a fun evening of friendly competition inspired by the city of Red Wing. Join a team or round up your own group. Drinks and food are available for purchase at Jimmy’s Pub. No need to register, just arrive 15 minutes before 7 PM and make sure you know a little something about local history.  Historic photo of St. James…

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