Calendar of Events

Apr 20, 2018 – Alan Calavano Lecture Series - (History Happy Hour Event)

Apr 20, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM


Al Smith will be presenting, “Pencil Sketches of the Vietnam War."

May 09, 2018 – Princess Cafe

May 09, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Speaker Virginia Wentzel will present "WWII Japanese American Internment Camps". Virginia will be speaking about the Internment Camps in relation to the History Center exhibit on display in the museum.

May 09, 2018 – Civil War Round Table

May 09, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Attend the Rochester Civil War Round Table this month to hear David Allen present "Robert E. Lee and Arlington."

May 19, 2018 – Roosters Base Ball @ La Crescent, MN (AWAY GAME)

May 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Roosters Base Ball @ La Crescent, MN

Jun 13, 2018 – Civil War Round Table

Jun 13, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Jim Ward presents "General Grant . . . From Galena to Shiloh."

Jun 17, 2018 – Roosters Base Ball VS. Baltics (Home Game)

Jun 17, 2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


The Roosters host the Baltics for this special Father's Day event.

Jun 24, 2018 – Hens Base Ball VS. Chicks (Home Game)

Jun 24, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM


Hen's vs. Chicks event - work event.

Jun 24, 2018 – Roosters Base Ball VS. Roadrunners (Home Game)

Jun 24, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


The Roosters host the Roadrunners.

Jul 01, 2018 – Roosters Base Ball @ Mantorville, MN (Away Game)

Jul 01, 2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


The Roosters visit Mantorville for Stagecoach days and play the Crescents.

Jul 04, 2018 – Roosters Base Ball @ Forestville (Away Game)

Jul 04, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


The Roosters travel to Historic Forestville at Forestville State Park to play the Hayseeds.

Jul 11, 2018 – Roosters Event - Parade of Power

Jul 11, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Roosters participate in the Days of Yesteryear Parade event.

Jul 14, 2018 – Living History Fair

Jul 14, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Living history is an important part of the programming here at the History Center of Olmsted County. Living history makes history more engaging, so to bring history to life for the public each summer we hold the Living History Fair - a weekend of interactive events from the 1800's.

Jul 14, 2018 – Roosters Base Ball (Home Game) VS. Apple Jacks & Red Socks

Jul 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Living History Days at the History Center. Games against the Apple Jacks & Red Sox.

Jul 15, 2018 – Roosters Base Ball (Home Game) VS. Baltics, St. Croix, and Silver Stars

Jul 15, 2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Living History Days at the History Center. Games vs. Baltics, St. Croix, Silver Stars.

Jul 15, 2018 – Living History Fair

Jul 15, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Living history is an important part of the programming here at the History Center of Olmsted County. Living history makes history more engaging, so to bring history to life for the public each summer we hold the Living History Fair - a weekend of interactive events from the 1800's.

Jul 18, 2018 – Pioneer Life at the Cabin - Day Camp

Jul 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Are you ready to travel back in time? Young boys and girls will have the chance to see what life was like and pretend they lived 150 years ago. They will work alongside an interpreter as they live the life of a pioneer child. Children will tend the garden, beat the rugs, wash clothes, play pioneer games, and more! Camps run from 10am-2pm. Please bring a sack lunch and wear appropriate clothing. Space is limited to 13 per camp, so be sure to make your reservations today! Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. (Grades 1st-6th Grade)

Jul 22, 2018 – Roosters Base Ball @ Highland Prairie Church (Away Game)

Jul 22, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


The Roosters play the Baltics & Hayseeds

Aug 01, 2018 – Civil War Soldier - Summer Day Camp

Aug 01, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Attention all recruits! Come and enlist in the 3rd MN Company for an afternoon at the History Center of Olmsted County. New recruits will spend the afternoon learning what life was like for soldiers during the 1860s. Campers will “enlist,” learn to march and drill, watch musket firings, and much more. Camps run from 10am-2pm. Please bring a sack lunch and wear appropriate clothing. Space is limited to 16 per camp, so be sure to make your reservations today! Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. (Grades 3rd-8th Grade)

Aug 04, 2018 – Roosters Base Ball (Home Game) Rochester Fire Department vs. Rochester Police Department (Third Annual Event)

Aug 04, 2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Third annual game between the Rochester Fire Department and Rochester Police Department.

Aug 10, 2018 – Movies Under The Stars

Aug 10, 2018 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM


The History Center presents an outdoor screening of the Movie "Cars 3" which will be held at Schmitt field on the History Center grounds.

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