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.

 

Wisconsin’s John Muir

A Traveling Exhibit and Reading Program.

Monday, April 10 – Friday, April 28

UW – Milwaukee, Milwaukee

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History Sandwiched In: The Wisconsin Home Front During World War I

Discover why Wisconsin was known as America’s “Traitor State” and learn how Wisconsinites experienced the state’s tension-filled atmosphere during WWI.

Tuesday, April 18

12:15 – 1:00 pm

Wisconsin Historical Museum, Madison

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Crossing the Line: The Milwaukee Fair Housing Marches of 1967-1968

Commemorate the 50th anniversary of Milwaukee’s fair housing marches by visiting the traveling display from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Tuesday, April 18 – Tuesday, April 25

Overture Center for the Arts, Madison

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German American Genealogy

Join this all-day workshop to learn how to research German-speaking ancestors.

Saturday, April 22

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Memorial Library, Room 126, Madison

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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 22

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Wade House, Greenbush

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Great Lakes, Small Streams: How Water Shapes Wisconsin

Explore this new water-themed traveling exhibit that travels through Wisconsin’s long relationship with water and the impact we have had on our waterways.

Monday, April 24 – Sunday, May 7

Winneconne Municipal Center, Winneconne

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Crossing the Line: The Milwaukee Fair Housing Marches of 1967-1968

Commemorate the 50th anniversary of Milwaukee’s fair housing marches by visiting the traveling display from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Tuesday, April 25 – Tuesday, May 9

Robert M. La Follette High School, Madison

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Thousand-Miler Book Talk and Signing

Author Melanie McManus will be discussing her new book with a signing to follow.

Wednesday, April 26

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Chippewa Falls Public Library, Chippewa Falls

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Barns of Wisconsin with Author Jerry Apps

Join the Waupaca Historical Society as Jerry Apps talks about the history of barns in Wisconsin.

Thursday, April 27

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Holly History and Genealogy Center, Waupaca

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Villa Louis Behind the Scenes

See Villa Louis from top to bottom with these extended tours.

Friday, April 28 – Saturday, April 29

10:30 am & 2:30 pm

Villa Louis, Prairie du Chien

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Old World Foundation’s Walk Your Dog Around the World

Stroll the scenic grounds of Old World Wisconsin with your leashed, friendly dog.

Saturday, April 29

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Old World Wisconsin, Eagle

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How to Be an Indian: Untitled Town Book Festival

Enjoy a presentation from author and poet Louis V. Clark III (Two Shoes) on his unique perspectives offered in new book How to Be an Indian.

Sunday, April 30

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Titletown Tap Room’s William Larsen Event Room, Green Bay

 

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