St. Croix Base Ball Club Schedule
5/15

“Rock N’ Roll of the 60’s in Minnesota” with Rick Shefchik bird

Sunday, May 15, 2016 – 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Warden’s House Museum, Stillwater

Author Rick Shefchik visits the Warden’s House to discuss his book “Everybody’s Heard About the Bird: The True Story of 1960s Rock N’ Roll in Minnesota“.

For more information contact Sean Pallas at 651-439-5956 or spallas.wchs@gmail.com.

5/22

Washington County Barn Quilt Trail

Sunday, May 22th, 2016 – 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Hay Lake School Museum, Scandia

Olivia Nienaber discusses the “Barn Quilt Trail” project which brings together art, history, & health in a unique and fun way!

6/12

“Giving Faces to the Names” with Herb Reckinger

Sunday, June 12, 2016 – 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Warden’s House Museum, Stillwater

Local historian Herb Reckinger visits the Warden’s House Museum to discuss his ongoing mission with the “The Faces of the Wall” to find photographs of every person listed on the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington D.C.

6/18

9th Annual Hay Lake Beer Tastingbeertasting2016.v3

Saturday, June 18, 2016 – 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Hay Lake School Museum, Scandia

Bottom’s Up!

Everyone’s favorite blend of history and beer makes a triumphant return and promises to be bigger and better than ever.  More breweries,  more food, more music, more fun!

Put it on your calendar now!

$15 admission supports the Washington County Historical Society.

6/26

Trapeze, Please!

Sunday, June 26, 2016 – 2:00 PM
Hay Lake School Museum, Scandia

Check out a death-defying high-flying act from Embrace Adrenaline!

7/21

“Girl from Birch Creek” Screening

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Justice Rosalie Wahl, the first woman appointed to the Minnesota Supreme Court, fights for equal justice regardless of race, gender, or economic status in “Girl from Birch Creek“.

The documentary also tells the story of the 1970’s women’s movement that helped make Justice Wahl’s appointment to the Minnesota Supreme Court possible.

 

7/24

“The Perilous St. Croix River Valley Frontier” with Ken Martens

Sunday, July 24, 2016 – 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Hay Lake School Museum, Scandia

Local historian Ken Martens  visits the Hay Lake School Museum to discuss the exciting and harrowing tales found in his book “The Perilous St. Croix River Valley Frontier“.

7/31

The Story of the Northfield Raid with Hayes Scriven

Sunday, July 31, 2016 – 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Warden’s House Museum, Stillwater

Hayes Scriven, Executive Director of the Northfield Historical Society visits the Warden’s House to discuss the infamous attempted bank robbery perpetrated by the James-Younger Gang.

8/7

Minnesota Wrestling Hall of Fame

Sunday, August 7, 2016 – 2:00-3:00 PM
Hay Lake School Museum, Scandia

Carol Castle of the Minnesota Wrestling Hall of Fame discusses the on-going efforts to save & share Minnesota’s rich Pro Wrestling history.

8/20

One-Room School Houses

Saturday, August 20, 2016 – 2:00-3:00 PM

Before laptops and smartphones, we sent all our kids to one room to learn the 3 R’s.

Learn about Washington County’s one-room school house legacy from Hay Lake School Manager, Dustyn Dubuque.

9/11

Minnesota’s Flying Migrators

Sunday, September 11, 2016 – 2:00-3:00 PM
Hay Lake School Museum, Scandia

Swoop in to meet a live raptor as Paul Smithson of the Lee & Rose Warner Nature Center explores the lives of different species of animals who call Minnesota a temporary home.

9/18

“Grandfathers’ Grandfather: A Swedish Immigrant in Minnesota”  with Lisa Doerr

Sunday, September 18, 2016 – 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Warden’s House Museum, Stillwater

Join author Lisa Doerr as she discusses the life of Swedish pioneer, farmer, & entrepreneur “Wood John'” Johnson.

She will also be signing and selling copies of her novel, “Eureka Valley: Grandfathers’ Grandfather“, a historical fictional account of life along the St. Croix River Valley.

 

10/29

Paranormal Investigations: Techniques & Theories with the Johnsdale Paranormal Group

Saturday, October 29, 2016
Warden’s House Museum, Stillwater

The Johnsdale Paranormal Group returns for a fourth year to discuss their investigations of allegedly haunted locales around Minnesota and the Midwest…including the Warden’s House itself!

 

12/17

Warden’s House Holiday Event

Saturday, December 17 2016 – 12:00 – 4:00 PM
Warden’s House Museum, Stillwater

Enjoy a Stillwater holiday tradition!

Meet with local authors while sampling sweets and treats!