Events

Genealogy 101 Workshop & Library Lock In
February 22, 2020 | 4pm -Midnight

Calling all beginner researchers! Join us for a primer on starting your family research then, with the help of FCHS staff, explore our library resources to begin building your tree. Pizza and beverages are included, but you are also welcome to bring your own food and drink. $10 for Members, $12 for Non-Members. RSVP Required.



Tap Into History: Prohibition – Local Lore & Legend @ Karst Brewing, Fountain
March 20, 2020 | 7pm-8:30pm

Hoist the highball or pass the pint in support of local history and local brew! FCHS Staff and area historians will share some of the hidden histories of Fillmore County from the taprooms of its newest liquor lounges. Includes snacks and program. Freewill Donations appreciated. – CANCELLED



1860’s Vintage Baseball Demo Day!
May 31, 2020 | Time: TBD

Join our local boys, the Fillmore Fungi, as they show you how baseball was played 150 years ago!
Location: TBD



Summer PastPort: Soldiers, Sailors, and Pilots
Tuesdays in June, 2020 | 10am-2pm

Learn more about the servicewomen and men of Fillmore County through stories, snacks & self-guided activities…come and go as you like, all ages are welcome! (Children under 12 must be accompanied by a caregiver.)



Summer PastPort: Farm Life
Tuesdays in July 2020 | 10am-2pm

What was farming like years ago? Find our more through stories, snacks & self-guided activities…come and go as you like, all ages are welcome! (Children under 12 must be accompanied by a caregiver.)



Summer PastPort: School Daze
Tuesdays in August, 2020 | 10am-2pm

Chalkboards, lunch pails and school bells…find out more about life in a one-room schoolhouse through stories, snacks & self-guided activities. Come and go as you like, all ages are welcome! (Children under 12 must be accompanied by a caregiver.)



Genealogy Workshop & Library Lock In September 12, 2020 | 4pm -Midnight

Calling all next-level researchers! Delve deeper into your roots then, with the help of FCHS staff, explore our library resources to begin building your tree. Pizza and beverages are included, but you are also welcome to bring your own. $10 for Members, $12 for Non-Members. RSVP Required.



Annual Meeting Speaker: WWII POW Camps in Minnesota
October 24, 2020 | 10am -11:30am

Author Colleen Gengler will present on what camp life was like in three Prisoner of War camps in southern Minnesota including Fairmont, New Ulm, and Owatonna during the Second World War. Gengler’s interest in the topic comes from her parents’ use of POW labor on their farm south of Owatonna during the war years. The FCHS Annual Meeting will follow, the general public is welcome to attend! Free-will donation suggested.



Tap Into History: Prohibition – Local Lore & Legend @ Harmony Spirits, Harmony
November 14, 2020 | 7pm-8:30pm

Hoist the highball or pass the pint in support of local history and local brew! FCHS Staff and area historians will share some of the hidden histories of Fillmore County from the taprooms of its newest liquor lounges. Includes snacks and program. Freewill Donations appreciated.



December 2020 – Holiday Event to be Announced!

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