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50 for 50 Schedule of Events

We have prepared 50 hours of amazing video segments and live broadcasts to entertain you while we share our rich and vibrant local history and the work we do.

We would like to thank all of our sponsors, contributors, staff and volunteers for planning and supporting our 50th Anniversary Celebration. We could not have done it without you!

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1Friday6:00pmLIVE Kick-off: How & Why Did WBLAHS Begin?White Bear Lake Area Historical Society
2Friday7:00pmMany Faces Session 1 Dakota & OjibweMany Faces
3Friday8:00pmWhere Exactly Was Wildwood Amusement Park?Orchard Dental
4Friday9:00pmCemetery Tour HighlightsLakeshore Players
5Friday10:00pmWho Were the Fillebrowns?Smokey's Pub & Grill
6Friday11:00pmCass Gilbert's White Bear CottagesSheila J. Kelly Law Firm
7Saturday12:00amPreservation Tips and TidbitsKowalskis Markets
8Saturday1:00amWe Save History!Smokey's Pub & Grill
9Saturday2:00amThe Story of the White Bear LibraryFriends of the Ramsey County Library
10Saturday3:00amTour of the White Bear Lake DepotMedicine Chest
11Saturday4:00amMyths & Legends of White BearThe Minnesotan
12Saturday5:00amWhite Bear Town Hall – The MoveHusnik Homes
13Saturday6:00amBald Eagle on RecordCrossCountry Mortgage - Jamie Larkin
14Saturday7:00amBehind the Scenes Tour of the WBLAHS ArchivesKowalskis Markets
15Saturday8:00amWhite Bear Lake-All America CityCity of White Bear Lake
16Saturday9:00amWhite Bear on the Go!Bill Weigel Signs
17Saturday10:00amThe Story of the White Bear Lake ArmoryCity of White Bear Lake
18Saturday11:00amMahtomedi – More Than Streetcars & Amusement ParksRamsay & Associates
19Saturday12:00pmBoating Tour of White Bear Lake, Part IWhite Bear Lake Area Historical Society
20Saturday1:00pmPreservation of the Fillebrown HousePutnam Furniture
21Saturday2:00pmMany Faces Session 2 Changing TraditionsWhite Bear Lake Area Schools #624
22Saturday3:00pmLake Avenue Walking TourHuebsch Family
23Saturday4:00pmThe Johnson Boat Works StoryWhite Bear Boat Works
24Saturday5:00pmLIVE Prohibition Happy Hour617 Cocktail Lounge
25Saturday6:00pmLIVE Local History TriviaKathy Doucette Real Estate
26Saturday7:00pmLIVE White Bear's Notorious GangstersTrue Vision Financial Advisors
27Saturday8:00pmWet or Dry? The Prohibition Era at White BearClub Pilates
28Saturday9:00pmWhite Bear Town Hall - The Past, the Present & the FutureHisdahls
29Saturday10:00pmBirchwood Village at Almost a CenturyMr. & Mrs. Lucky
30Saturday11:00pmTour of the WBLAHS Resource LibraryTrade Press
31Sunday12:00amWhite Bear's Hockey HistoryGrandma's Bakery
32Sunday1:00amWhite Bear's Golden Resort EraWhite Bear Country Inn and Rudy's Redeye Grill
33Sunday2:00amThe History of the White Bear Fire Department
White Bear Lawn & Snow
34Sunday3:00amSchools Around the LakeWhite Bear Lake Retired Teachers' Association
35Sunday4:00amClubbin' It! A History of the White Bear & Bald Eagle Women's ClubsWhite Bear Lake Women of Today
36Sunday5:00amIce Palaces to Hot Air Balloons: Winter Carnival White Bear StyleKowalskis Markets
37Sunday6:00amDellwood: 100 Years and CountingDellwood Country Club
38Sunday7:00amMany Faces Session 3 Shifting DemographicsWhite Bear Lake Area Schools #624
39Sunday8:00amFrom Roger’s Field to Benson AirportPaul the Plumber
40Sunday9:00amMatoska Memories HighlightsPress Publications
41Sunday10:00amGetty Building: Then and Now
Getty Building
42Sunday11:00amSummer Fun at White Bear LakeBeecroft Marketing
43Sunday12:00pmLIVE Interactive Fillebrown House TourHelen & Arthur Fillebrown
44Sunday1:00pmBoating Tour of White Bear Lake, Part IIWhite Bear Yacht Club
45Sunday2:00pmWhy is White Bear Township Shaped that Way?White Bear Township
46Sunday3:00pmDowntown WBL Then and Now - Viewer's Choice vote for your faves!Downtown White Bear Lake Shops and Businesses
47Sunday4:00pmLIVE White Bear Water Ski Company ProjectWhite Bear Water Ski Company Project
48Sunday5:00pmHistoric House Tour HighlightsManley Gardens
49Sunday6:00pmWhat has the WBLAHS Accomplished over the last 50 years? What’s Next?Lake Country Booksellers
50Sunday7:00pmLIVE Wrap PartyWhite Bear Lake Area Historical Society