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December 2018

Free Family Fun Day: Christmas in the County

December 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Goodhue County History Center, 1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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  Visit the Goodhue County History Center for our Christmas themed afternoon which is sure to entertain all members of your family. You are invited to participate in festive activities and learn about Christmas traditions for several of the cultures that have made Goodhue County what it is today. Your family can visit with Santa. Bring a toy to donate, the Goodhue County History Center will be a Toys for Tots drop site!  At 1 PM, enjoy story time featuring…

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History Break: Christmastime in Sweden

December 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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 to enjoy while they soak up stories. December's History Break program is from the American Swedish Institute.  Enjoy this traveling trunk show from the American Swedish Institute. Jul (Christmas) is the most important time of year for many Swedes, filled with special smorgåsbord foods, Santa Lucia celebrations, and a visit from tomte, Sweden’s version of…

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History Story Time: A Fine Dessert

December 28, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Red Wing Public Library, 225 East Avenue
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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Free

Enjoy a read aloud of "A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat," by Emily Jenkins and Sophie Blackall. Followed by a hands-on exploration of kitchen gadgets throughout history. The program will end with families working together to make the dessert we read in the story. The treat is Blackberry Fool, which includes heavy cream.    This program is free and open to the public. Advanced registration through the Red Wing Public Library is required to ensure we…

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January 2019

Free Family Fun Day: Mysteries at the Museum with Jacqueline West

January 5 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Goodhue County History Center, 1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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Begin 2019 on the right page during Free Family Fun day: Mysteries at the Museum with Jacqueline West. On Saturday, January 5, nationally renowned author Jacqueline Weest will visit the Goodhue County History Center and read from her newest book Diggin' Up Danger, and encourage creativity in a writing activity. The Jacqueline West program begins at 12 PM and she will be available to sign books throughout the afternoon.  After Jacqueline captures your imagination, you and your family can create a…

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Goodhue County Historical Society Annual Meeting

January 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Goodhue County Historical Society Annual Meeting Sunday, January 13, 2019 2 PM The annual meeting is an important meeting for members to attend for these reasons: Electing the Board of Directors Goodhue County Historical Society reports to members financial statements. Report from the Board Chair and the Executive Director These reports offer members and insight into the performance, direction, and stability of the Goodhue County Historical Society. Reviewing these reports and asking questions helps ensure the organization remains focused and healthy.…

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History Break – Classicism vs. Romanticism – CANCELED

January 16 @ 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 to enjoy while they soak up stories.   This program has been canceled due to unavoidable circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience.    Architectural trends change over time – what was popular 10 years ago now seems dated and out of favor. This swing between competing architectural theories is not new. In the 19th and…

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