Gangster Night at Dellwood Country Club

Dellwood Country Club 29 East Highway 96, Dellwood, MN, United States

Want to experience life like the Gangsters? Then we have a first-of-its-kind treat for you! In partnership with the Dellwood Country Club, you’ll not only experience an adventurous bus outing to explore the hideouts and haunts of the 1930s-era gangsters who laid low in the cottages around White Bear and Bald Eagle Lakes, you'll be […]

$125

Member’s Only: Pre-Lecture Reception for “Sophie Wirth, the Camp Near the Lake”

White Bear Lake Armory 2228 4th St., White Bear Lake, MN, United States

Special Member's Only Event!   Join us for a pre-lecture reception to meet historian Laura Weber who will then present on the incredible research she's done for the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society in her new program "Sophie Wirth, the Camp by the Lake."   This pre-lecture event is open to members of the […]

“Sophie Wirth, the Camp That’s Near the Lake” with Laura Weber

White Bear Lake Armory 2228 4th St., White Bear Lake, MN, United States

Between the world wars, hundreds of poor Eastern European Jewish immigrant residents of St. Paul’s West Side flats eagerly boarded trains or buses for a pleasurable and healthy vacation at White Bear Lake, home to Sophie Wirth Camp. Based on extensive additional research conducted since the WBLAHS presentation in 2022, this talk will explore the […]

Members Only: Pre-Program Reception for “History of Lacrosse: The Creator’s Game”

White Bear Lake Armory 2228 4th St., White Bear Lake, MN, United States

Special Member's Only Event!   Join us for a pre-lecture reception to meet advocate, researcher, and co-founder of Twin Cities Native Lacrosse, John Hunter, prior to his program "History of Lacrosse: The Creators Game"   This pre-lecture event is open to members of the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society and Native families interested in […]

History of Lacrosse: the “Creator’s Game” with John Hunter

White Bear Lake Armory 2228 4th St., White Bear Lake, MN, United States

For over 400 years, local Dakota, Ojibwe, and Ho-Chunk people have gathered on this land to play lacrosse. Though the rules, boundaries, and stick styles have evolved, lacrosse continues to serve as format for fun, celebration, socializing, and healing. Join us as historian John Hunter explores the meaning and significance of the “Creator’s Game.” John […]

Library Program: Vintage Base Ball

White Bear Lake Library 2150 2nd Street, White Bear Lake

Join Washington County Historical Society Executive Director and Base Ball Aficionado Brent Peterson as he shares some of the history of America’s favorite pastime including the story of Bud Fowler, Stillwater resident and the first Black professional baseball player.   This is a LIVE program at the White Bear Lake Library. No advance registration is […]

Native Nations 101 Presentation with the Native Governance Center

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Please join us for the Native Nations 101 program from the Native Governance Center to learn more about the nations represented in the White Bear Lake Area. Native Nations 101 provides attendees with an introduction to Tribal sovereignty and how Tribal governments work. Presenters draw on real-life, on-the-ground experience to educate about the realities and […]

Library Program: Saving Your Stuff: How to Care for Art, Heirlooms, and Personal Collections with Megan Narvey

White Bear Lake Library 2150 2nd Street, White Bear Lake

Join Megan Narvey, Outreach Conservator at the Minnesota Historical Society to learn about the “ten agents of deterioration” and how to preserve and protect the things you value. There will be a presentation followed by an open question and answer period. Recommendations for how to find additional resources will be provided at the event.   […]