Pops on the Porch

Pops on the Porch

Sadly, Mother Nature is not cooperating and Pops on the Porch is canceled. Thank you to the Moonlight Serenaders who made a valiant effort to make it work and to Cup and Cone who provided dinner for the band! We hope to see you in 2023!

The Story of the White Bear Armory

The Story of the White Bear Armory

Join us to hear the story of the White Bear Armory building, which has served our area in a variety of ways since it opened in 1922. From sending our soldiers off to World War II to local coronations and dances, the armory has been at the heart of our community for decades.
This is an online class offered remotely using Zoom communication software. Register online or by calling 651-724-6001 (press #2). You must provide a valid email address to participate.
We gratefully acknowledge the support of Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund for this event.
White Bear’s Notorious Gangsters The Sequel

White Bear’s Notorious Gangsters The Sequel

The White Bear area was a haven for the 1920s and ‘30s era gangsters who wanted to get away from it all. Join us to learn some gangster lingo while you hear the tales of infamous visitors such as Ma Barker, Alvin “Creepy” Karpis, and Baby Face Nelson. Program updated with stories shared by local residents since the original gangster presentation.
This is an online class offered remotely using Zoom communication software. Register online or by calling 651-724-6001 (press #2). You must provide a valid email address to participate.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund for this event.

What’s In A Name (Part 3) POSTPONED

What’s In A Name (Part 3) POSTPONED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE.

Join us for Part III of a series where we explore many of the streets and parks around White Bear Lake and investigate how they got their names through the years. From Podvin Park to Hammond Road and Long Avenue to Sandra Lane, what’s in a name?

This is an online class offered remotely using Zoom communication software.
You must provide a valid email address to participate.
We gratefully acknowledge the support of Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund for this event.
Sophie Wirth Camp

Sophie Wirth Camp

Join us during Jewish Heritage Month as we learn about Sophie Wirth Camp – the very first kosher camp in the northwest, located on White Bear Lake.

This is an online class offered remotely using Zoom communication software. Register online or by calling 651-724-6001 (press #2). You must provide a valid email address to participate.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund for this event.

The White Bear Lake Area Historical Society Offices & Resource Library will be closed Wednesday, January 4th, due to winter storm conditions. It is the policy of the WBLAHS to follow the closing decisions of the White Bear Lake Area Schools. Stay safe, everyone!