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.

 

Great Lakes, Small Streams: How Water Shaped Wisconsin

Explore this water-themed traveling display that showcases Wisconsin’s long relationship with water and the impact we have had on our waterways.

Friday, December 28 – Tuesday, January 22

Oscar Grady Public Library, Saukville

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Cure Cabin Fever!: Stories of the Fur Trade

Learn about the fur trade around the Great Lakes over 300 years ago!

Saturday, January 5

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Wisconsin Historical Museum, 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, January 12

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Wade House, Greenbush

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History Sandwiched In: The Making of Pioneer Wisconsin

Historian Michael E. Stevens discusses the lives of Wisconsin’s early pioneers.

Tuesday, January 15

12:15 – 1:00 pm

Wisconsin Historical Museum, Madison

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The Flavor of Wisconsin: Our Culinary Culture, Past and Present

Join author Terese Allen and she tracks the amazing cornucopia of what Wisconsinites have gathered, grown, produced, cooked, and eaten.

Tuesday, January 15

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Sauk City Public Library, Sauk City

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The Continuing Search for Fort Koshkonong

Join us for a talk with archaeologist Paul Reckner to hear the mysteries of a Black Hawk War-era fort.

Thursday, January 17

6:00 pm

Pendarvis, Mineral Point

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Cure Cabin Fever: Up-cycled Pull Toys with Bare Knuckle Arts

Create your own pull toys from up-cycled materials during this 2-hour drop-in art session!

Saturday, January 19

1:30 – 3:30 pm

Wisconsin Historical Museum, Madison

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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.

Wednesday, January 23 – Tuesday, February 19

Verona Public Library, Verona

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Cure Cabin Fever:! Taiwan Puppet Troupe

Enjoy a traditional Taiwanese puppet show, and make your own puppet!

Saturday, January 26

2:00 -3:00 pm

Wisconsin Historical Museum, Madison

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Wisconsin Lighthouses

Hear stories of Wisconsin’s maritime history with a photographic tour of Wisconsin lighthouses with authors Ken and Barb Wardius.

Monday, Feburary 4

7:00 – 8:00 pm

Verona Public Library, Verona

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History Sandwiched In: Wisconsin in Watercolor – The Life and Legend of Folk Artist Paul Seifert

Author and curator Joe Kapler shines a light on folk artist Paul Seifert and the watercolor paintings he created over a hundred years ago.

Tuesday, February 5

12:15 – 1:00 pm

Wisconsin Historical Museum, Madison

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Risking Everything: The Story of Freedom Summer

Author Michael Edmonds will discuss how America changed forever during the summer of 1964.

Wednesday, February 6

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Student Center, NWTC Marinette Campus, Marinette

 

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