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Manitowoc County Historical Society

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July 2020

MCHS Tram Tour – Postponed

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on August 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Pinecrest Historical Village, 924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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$10

Please check Manitowoc County Historical Society website for information on rescheduled Tram Tours. Take a guided tour of Pinecrest Historical Village on a motorized tram! The Manitowoc County Historical Society will run tram tours on select dates, taking attendees on 90 minute tours to each building in the village. Throughout the tour stops will be made at each building giving guests the opportunity to enter each one. Cost is $10/adults and $7/children. Kids under age four are free. Event is…

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Pints and Plates Fundraiser

July 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Manitowoc County Historical Society, 924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Pints and Plates is a fun night of music, drinks and food at the Manitowoc County Historical Society! Adults 21 and over are welcomed to join in wine and beer tastings, and food samples from local restaurants. Guests can also access the Pinecrest Historical Village during the event. A variety of auction and raffle items will also add to the fun. Admission fee charged. Admission includes wine and beer tastings, a commemorative pint glass, and access to view the Pinecrest…

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August 2020

MCHS Tram Tour – Postponed

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Pinecrest Historical Village, 924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Please check Manitowoc County Historical Society website for information on rescheduled Tram Tours. Take a guided tour of Pinecrest Historical Village on a motorized tram! The Manitowoc County Historical Society will run tram tours on select dates, taking attendees on 90 minute tours to each building in the village. Throughout the tour stops will be made at each building giving guests the opportunity to enter each one. Cost is $10/adults and $7/children. Kids under age four are free. Event is…

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Printing Calling Cards

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manitowoc County Historical Society, 924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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$15

Before texting and voice mail messages, every gentleman and lady carried a calling card to offer their new acquaintances. Hand-set the type and print a set of cards of your own. A great introduction to moveable type printing! Dress for an inky, artistic environment and prepare to get your hands dirty. Available to ages 12 and up, teens must be accompanied by parent/guardian. Advanced registration required. The cost is $15 per person and includes all materials needed.

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MCHS Tram Tour – Postponed

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Pinecrest Historical Village, 924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Please check Manitowoc County Historical Society website for information on rescheduled Tram Tours. Take a guided tour of Pinecrest Historical Village on a motorized tram! The Manitowoc County Historical Society will run tram tours on select dates, taking attendees on 90 minute tours to each building in the village. Throughout the tour stops will be made at each building giving guests the opportunity to enter each one. Cost is $10/adults and $7/children. Kids under age four are free. Event is…

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Females at the Forge

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Manitowoc County Historical Society, 924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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$30

The class is designed to give women with little or no metal working skills as a hands-on, fun “be a blacksmith for a day” experience. Explore the basics of forge work in a blacksmith shop while making one decorative item to take home. Topics will include safety, tools and equipment, and beginning techniques for shaping metal. Small class size guarantees lots of one-on-one instruction and lots of time at the forge! All costs of materials are included in the cost…

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September 2020

Mid-Lakes Thresheree

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

Manitowoc County Historical Society, 924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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$10
pinecrest historical village

Come enjoy a weekend of fun filled activities as you experience Wisconsin’s agricultural past at the Mid-Lakes Thresheree! Watch hands-on demonstrations, farming re-creations, and take part in farmhand contests, food, and more! “The Mid-Lakes Thresheree is an interactive outdoor event which educates, entertains and connects people of all ages to Wisconsin rural life experiences. Whether it’s stretching fresh mozzarella in the Cheese Factory, seeing antique farm machines at work, or an exciting stroll through 25 different interactive historic structures, there’s…

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Mid-Lakes Thresheree

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

Manitowoc County Historical Society, 924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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$10
pinecrest historical village

Come enjoy a weekend of fun filled activities as you experience Wisconsin’s agricultural past at the Mid-Lakes Thresheree! Watch hands-on demonstrations, farming re-creations, and take part in farmhand contests, food, and more! “The Mid-Lakes Thresheree is an interactive outdoor event which educates, entertains and connects people of all ages to Wisconsin rural life experiences. Whether it’s stretching fresh mozzarella in the Cheese Factory, seeing antique farm machines at work, or an exciting stroll through 25 different interactive historic structures, there’s…

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MCHS Tram Tour – Postponed

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Pinecrest Historical Village, 924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Please check Manitowoc County Historical Society website for information on rescheduled Tram Tours. Take a guided tour of Pinecrest Historical Village on a motorized tram! The Manitowoc County Historical Society will run tram tours on select dates, taking attendees on 90 minute tours to each building in the village. Throughout the tour stops will be made at each building giving guests the opportunity to enter each one. Cost is $10/adults and $7/children. Kids under age four are free. Event is…

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Fire Within: A Civil War Narrative

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Holiday Inn – Manitowoc, 4601 Calumet Avenue
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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$30

Through diaries, letters, and newspaper articles, author Kerry Trask weaves together personal viewpoints and wartime events to reflect the passions of the times and describes the conflicts encountered by the men who went to war and the people who remained at home. Through excerpts from his book “Fire Within: A Civil War Narrative from Wisconsin” you will learn about the experiences of Manitowoc County citizens during the Civil War. Hungry for History Menu: Tender Medallions of Pork Loin Topped with…

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October 2020

The Last Night on the Titanic: Unsinkable Drinking, Dining, & Style

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Holiday Inn – Manitowoc, 4601 Calumet Avenue
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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$30

April 14, 1912. It was an unforgettable night. In the last hours before the Titanic struck the iceberg, passengers in all classes were enjoying unprecedented luxuries. Innovations in food, drink, and de´cor made this voyage the apogee of Edwardian elegance. Join author Veronica Hinke as she brings the Titanic’s tragic but eternally glamorous maiden voyage back to life. In addition to stirring accounts of individual tragedy and survival, The Last Night on the Titanic offers tried-and-true recipes, newly invented styles,…

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November 2020

Bernard Schwartz House: A Frank Lloyd Wright Legacy

November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Holiday Inn – Manitowoc, 4601 Calumet Avenue
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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$30

Learn the story of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bernard Schwartz house in Two Rivers. Hungry for History Menu: Tender Medallions of Pork Loin Topped with a Wild Mushroom Marsala Sauce, appropriate seasonal vegetable, mashed potatoes, and dinner rolls. If you have dietary restrictions, please note that when placing your reservation to attend the program. About the Hungry for History Series: This program is part of the Society's Hungry for History series with a meal following the program. Doors will open at…

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December 2020

Christmas Lantern Tour

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Manitowoc County Historical Society, 924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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$15

Join the Manitowoc County Historical Society for a guided, lantern lit evening stroll during the holiday season. There will also be music, food and drinks, and plenty of history. Tour is approximately 75 minutes long and includes outdoor walking, so please dress accordingly. Tours begin at 5 pm and will depart every 15 minutes until 6 pm. Advanced ticket registration is required. Cost is $15/adults, $7/kids. Children ages four and under are free. Visit https://www.manitowoccountyhistory.org/programs/christmaslanterntour for more information.  

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Pinecrest Christmas

December 12 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Manitowoc County Historical Society, 924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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$10

Join in the holiday spirit with the Manitowoc County Historical Society for Pinecrest Christmas. Decorate the tree, learn the art of printing and make your own holiday card at the Print Shop, and enjoy hot cider and cookie decorating at Two Creeks Town Hall. Stay for live music and visit Santa at the Visitor Center. Cost is $10/adults and $7/kids. Manitowoc County Historical Society members are free. For more information visit the MCHS website.

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