Events

Great history-related events, lectures, and exhibits are happening all around you! For more information about any of the listings below, just click on their title.

 

Wiesn in a Box

2019 is the year of Friendship between Germany and the United States, and to celebrate this feeling of gemutlichkeit (warmth and welcoming) we’re hosting Wiesn in a Box–a pop-up beer garden!

Saturday, May 25 – Sunday, May 26

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Old World Wisconsin, Eagle

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Wisconsin Wine Tasting

Taste unique Wisconsin wines paired perfectly with the environment, history and culture surrounding you!

Saturday, May 25

5:30 – 7:30 pm

Old World Wisconsin, Eagle

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Wisconsin Wine Tasting

Taste unique Wisconsin wines paired perfectly with the environment, history and culture surrounding you!

Sunday, May 26

5:30 – 7:30 pm

Old World Wisconsin, Eagle

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Walking Home Ground: In the Footsteps of Muir, Leopold, and Derleth

Join author Robert Root as he shares stories from his journey to learn his new home ground by following the paths of Wisconsin’s environmental giants.

Thursday, May 30

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Horseradish Kitchen + Market, Princeton

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Agriculture Appreciation Day

Celebrate Wisconsin Agriculture!

Saturday, June 1

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Stonefield, Cassville

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Wiesn in a Box

2019 is the year of Friendship between Germany and the United States, and to celebrate this feeling of gemutlichkeit (warmth and welcoming) we’re hosting Wiesn in a Box–a pop-up beer garden!

Saturday, June 1 – Sunday, June 2

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Old World Wisconsin, Eagle

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Historic Brewing Demonstration

See brewers use equipment and techniques from the late 1800s and heirloom hops and barley grown at Old World Wisconsin to bring the taste of 19th-century beer to you.

Saturday, June 1

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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Taking Flight

Explore how and why people in the nation’s heartland worshiped, feared, studied, hunted, ate and protected the birds that surrounded them.

Saturday, June 1

12:00 – 1:00 pm

North Lakeland Discovery Center, Manitowish Waters

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Jerry Apps Discusses The Civilian Conservation Corps in Wisconsin: Nature’s Army at Work

Beloved author Jerry Apps discusses his latest book, a comprehensive history of the CCC and its enduring legacy in the Badger State.

Saturday, June 1

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Stonefield, Cassville

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Book Launch – We’ve Been Here All Along: Wisconsin’s Early Gay History

Join author R. Richard Wagner as he discusses his new book, the first of two groundbreaking volumes chronicling Wisconsin’s rich LGBT history.

Saturday, June 1

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Pendarvis, Mineral Point

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Historic Base Ball Game

Come cheer on the Wade House Red Jackets historic base ball team.

Sunday, June 2

1:30 pm

Wade House, Greenbush

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Grave Site Preservation Laws

Find out what the laws are the make up grave site preservation requirements and how they apply to cemeteries and other excavation sites in Wisconsin.

Thursdsay, June 6

1:00 – 1:45 pm

Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West, Milwaukee

 

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