Calendar of Events, Dunn County Historical Society

Heritage Speaker Series @ Rassbach Heritage Museum


August 19, 2017 | 2 p.m
Riding the Rails:
The Chippewa Valley Line

Author Arlyn Colby


November 11, 2017 | 2 p.m
An Idea Comes of Age:
UW-Stout, 1891–2016

Author Jerry Poling


Special Exhibits and Programming @ the Rassbach Heritage Museum

Paths of the People:
The Ojibwe in West-Central Wisconsin

The Ojibwe (Chippewa) Indians have lived in Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley -- including the valley's finest tributary, the Red Cedar -- for 300 years.

»  Learn more about the exhibit here.

New Exhibit
Hmong in America:
Journey from a Secret War

Our Hmong friends and neighbors have been in the Chippewa Valley for forty years now -- and few of us know about the journey they made to get here.

»  Learn more about the exhibit here.


June 16 –  July 21, 2017 | 9 a.m to Noon on Fridays
Show Me Fridays
Kid's Programming

June 16 – Honeybees and Beekeeping
June 23 – Animal Folklore
June 30 – Dress as a Butterfly
July 7 – Worldwide Insect Road Show
July 14 – Red Cedar Trail Field Trip
July 21 – Herptiles

Full details and registration form here.


July 4, 2017 | 2–7 p.m
Old Fashioned Fourth

Smithsonian recording artists
Bob & Sheila Everhart

Free Admission, game tickets
and food for purchase


July 19, 2017 | 6 p.m
The Diary of Newell Burch:
How a Man of Resources
Survived the Civil War and
21 Months as a Prisoner of War

Book release event:
DCHS Education and Programming Director
Dustyn Dubuque has published his master's thesis.

Refreshments served.


September 23, 2017 | 2 p.m
The Northern Moon: Prohibition,
Moonshine, and the Family Farm

Author Phil Peterson

Adults $5


October 7, 2017 | 6–9 p.m
Grape Expectations:
Shhhh it’s a secret!

Adults $40 in advance, $50 at door


October 21, 2017 | TBD
Halloween Family Fun
& Trunk or Treat

Children $2

October 21, 2017 | 5 and 8 p.m.
Ghosts of Dunn County:
A Fright at the Museum

Johnsdale Paranormal Group

Adults $5, Children $1

We gratefully recognize WEAU TV 13 for its corporate sponsorship of the Society's Heritage Speaker Series.
Visit Eau Claire
We gratfeully recognize the support
and partnership of Visit Eau Claire
in promoting many of our events.
Go to the Visit Eau Claire website to explore
other great opportunities while you're in our area.

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or a speaker you can recommend for our Heritage Sunday
speaker series? Contact us at
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Dunn County Historical Society
PO Box 437, Menomonie, WI   USA  54751