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.

 

Blacksmithing Apprenticeship

Spend the day as an Apprentice Blacksmith as you learn the basics of this fascinating heritage trade!

Saturday, March 30

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Old World Wisconsin, Eagle

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History Sandwiched In: Finding Lieutenant Fazekas

Hear how the Missing in Action Recovery and Identification Project discovered and helped identify the remains of missing WWII soldier Lieutenant Fazekas.

Tuesday, April 2

12:15 – 1:00 pm

Wisconsin Historical Museum, Madison

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Michael Stevens Discusses The Making of Pioneer Wisconsin

Join historian Michael Stevens for an intimate and personal glimpse into the lives of Wisconin’s early settlers.

Tuesday, April 2

7:00 – 8:00 pm

Mystery to Me, Madison

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Bottoms Up: A Toast to Wisconsin’s Historic Bars and Breweries

Join Architectural Historian Jim Draeger as he leads you through a suds-filled romp through evolution and change in Wisconsin’s beer and bar culture.

Saturday, April 6

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Woodson History Center, Wausau

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

Join acclaimed environmental writer Jerry Apps as he presents the first comprehensive history of the CCC and its enduring legacy in the Badger State.

Sunday, April 7

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Woodson History Center/Marathon County Historical Society, Wausau

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Archaeology of Picnic Point

Join Archaeologist Amy Rosebrough for a tour of effigy mounds of the Picnic Point Area.

Sunday, April 7

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Picnic Point, Lakeshore Nature Preserve, Madison

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Warriors, Saints, and Scoundrels

Hear stories from author Michael Edmonds about free spirits from Wisconsin’s past and why they’re worth reading about today.

Monday, April 8

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Poynette Area Public Library, Poynette

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Scott Spoolman Discusses Wisconsin State Parks: Extraordinary Stories of Geology and Natural History

Join author Scott Spoolman as he sheds light on the amazing natural forces that have shaped our state’s landscapes.

Wednesday, April 10

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Chippewa Falls Public Library, Chippewa Falls

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Untold Delafield: Old World Wisconsin

Join Dan Freas, director of Old World Wisconsin, for an overview of OWW’s story and future direction, along with a preview of the 2019 season.

Thursday, April 11

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Delafield Public Library, Delafield

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Scott Spoolman Discusses Wisconsin State Parks: Extraordinary Stories of Geology and Natural History

Scott Spoolman takes a deep dive into our state’s geologic past, revealing a story of ancient glaciers, mountain ranges, and even volcanoes.

Thursday, April 11

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Thomas St. Angelo Public Library of Cumberland, Cumberland

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Scott Spoolman Discusses Wisconsin State Parks: Extraordinary Stories of Geology and Natural History

Join author Scott Spoolman as he sheds light on the amazing natural forces that have shaped our state’s landscapes.

Friday, April 12

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Rice Lake Public Library, Rice Lake

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Hearthside Dinners

Enjoy a delicious hearth-cooked meal, prepared with your own hands, in the historic Wade House stagecoach hotel.

Saturday, April 13

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Wade House, Greenbush

 

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