Supper at Sorenson

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Pinecrest Historical Village Gather at the Sorenson House table for a delightful, simple, historic supper. Enjoy the sites, sounds, and smells of a kitchen from days gone by. Mrs. Sorenson and her helpers will be glad to have you at their table. There is nothing they like better than a houseful of merriment. At the […]

$55.25 – $65

Scout Day at Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Saturday, April 27, 2024, 9:00 AM  4:00 PM The Manitowoc County Historical Society is proud to offer programming for scouts to earn badges, petals, loops, and patches. The programing for scouts typically fulfills a badge requirement, but additional activities outside of the program may be required. Museum admission is included in the price of the program. Each […]

$30

18th Annual Homegrown Heritage Breakfast Fundraiser

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Saturday, May 4, 2024, 8:00 AM  10:00 AM Manitowoc County Historical Society (Pinecrest Village) Guests will discover the variety of quality foods produced in Manitowoc County and celebrate our strong agricultural heritage.  Funds raised at the event will help the Manitowoc County Historical Society in their efforts to preserve and promote local history through a wide variety […]

Free – $12

Create-Connect: Wood-fired Oven Pretzels with Homemade Mustar

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Saturday, May 11, 2024, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pinecrest Historical Village Guests will make pretzels and bake them. While the pretzels are baking, the mustards can be made. Ages 12+ (children under 16 must register with an adult). Check in at the McAllister House Welcome Center by 8:45 a.m. Please note that class size […]

$42.50 – $50

Library Card Free Day

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Pinecrest Historical Village Join the Manitowoc-Calumet Library System for a free day at the Manitowoc County Historical Society. Guests can show their MCLS library card to tour the museum at no cost. A variety of make-and-take activities will be available for youth inside our Shadyside School.

free

Civil War Muster At Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Saturday, May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM  4:00 PM Join the 41st Virginia and Wyatt’s Battery , Confederate Infantry and Artillery living history units, as they prepare and train. Spring muster activities include practice firing, military maneuvers, and comradery. Watch these reenactors knock the dust off and come back in September to see them again during Civil War […]

Fur Trade: Homeschool Family Field Trip

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 10:00 AM  2:00 PM Pinecrest Historical Village Explore the changes the American Fur Trade brought to the shores of Lake Michigan and it’s people here in the Manitowoc area. Students will be able to explore trade goods, furs, fire starting, and much more. Note: In order to give students hands-on experiences, we suggest […]

Free – $16

World War I Encampment

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Saturday, June 1, 2024, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sunday, June 2, 2024, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Explore the Great War and its effect on Manitowoc County. Manitowoc County, with a population of 45,000, sent more than 2,300 of her sons to World War I. Company H Manitowoc's unit in the Old Wisconsin National […]

Free – $14

World War 1 Encampment

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Saturday, June 1, 2024, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sunday, June 2, 2024, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Explore the Great War and its effect on Manitowoc County. Manitowoc County, with a population of 45,000, sent more than 2,300 of her sons to World War I. Company H Manitowoc's unit in the Old Wisconsin National […]

Free – $14

Blacksmithing Basics at Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Thursday, June 6, 2024, 12:00 PM  3:00 PM The class is designed to give someone 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 a decorative “S” hook or a bottle opener to take home. […]

$65

Blacksmithing: Items for the Home at Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Thursday, June 20, 2024, 12:00 PM  3:00 PM Students will have the opportunity to make at least 2 of the following decorative projects for the home: dinner triangle, candleholders, hooks, or fire pit poker. It is helpful if you have taken another one of our blacksmithing courses before.  Small class size guarantees lots of one-on-one instruction and […]

$65

The Longest Day

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Friday, June 21, 2024, 4:00 PM  7:00 PM June 21 is considered the summer solstice and the longest daylight of the year. For those living with dementia and their loved ones, every day is often the longest day of the year. The Museum and Village will be open for extended hours, free of charge - with donations […]

free
Recurring

Heritage Maker’s Market

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Saturday, June 29, 2024 10:00 AM - 4PM Sunday, June 30, 2024 10:00 AM - 2PM Manitowoc County Historical Society 924 Pinecrest Road Manitowoc, WI Join historic artisans for a celebration of Wisconsin’s rich folk life traditions! Experience the sights, smells, music, and craftsmanship in this juried event featuring 19th Century artisans selling their wares […]

$10 – $14
Recurring

Heritage Maker’s Market

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Saturday, June 29, 2024 10:00 AM - 4PM Sunday, June 30, 2024 10:00 AM - 2PM Manitowoc County Historical Society 924 Pinecrest Road Manitowoc, WI Join historic artisans for a celebration of Wisconsin’s rich folk life traditions! Experience the sights, smells, music, and craftsmanship in this juried event featuring 19th Century artisans selling their wares […]

$10 – $14

Camp Pinecrest: Makesmith (Age 10 – 16)

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Thursday, July 11, 2024, 9:00 AM  3:00 PM Ages: 10 through 16 It is time to be an apprentice! Follow alongside our blacksmiths, carpenters, dressmaker, cheese maker, and printer as you learn about these trades and try your hand at making your own projects. Cost: $50. MCHS Members receive a 15% discount on the camp registration fees. […]

$50

Kids Free Day at Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Kids Free Days are back in July! Every Thursday in July (Closed July 4), all kids 12 and under will receive free admission to the Museum! Bring out the whole family to experience history in action around the Village. Each week will feature an exciting new theme in the Historic Village including: Thursday: July 11: […]

free

Blacksmithing Basics @ Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Thursday, July 11, 2024, 12:00 PM  3:00 PM The class is designed to give someone 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 a decorative “S” hook or a bottle opener to take home. Topics […]

$65
Recurring

Camp Pinecrest: Life As A Pioneer (Age 6 – 12)

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 9:00 AM - 3PM Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 9:00AM - 3:00PM Thursday, July 18, 2024 9:00AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 6 through 12 Date: July 16 through 18, 2024 (3 days) Time: 9 am to 3 pm Discover what daily life was like for kids living at the turn […]

$140
Recurring

Camp Pinecrest: Life As A Pioneer (Age 6 – 12)

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 9:00 AM - 3PM Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 9:00AM - 3:00PM Thursday, July 18, 2024 9:00AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 6 through 12 Date: July 16 through 18, 2024 (3 days) Time: 9 am to 3 pm Discover what daily life was like for kids living at the turn […]

$140
Recurring

Camp Pinecrest: Life As A Pioneer (Age 6 – 12)

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 9:00 AM - 3PM Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 9:00AM - 3:00PM Thursday, July 18, 2024 9:00AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 6 through 12 Date: July 16 through 18, 2024 (3 days) Time: 9 am to 3 pm Discover what daily life was like for kids living at the turn […]

$140

Kids Free Day: The Science of Cooking at Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Kids Free Days are back in July! Every Thursday in July (Closed July 4), all kids 12 and under will receive free admission to the Museum! Bring out the whole family to experience history in action around the Village. Each week will feature an exciting new theme in the Historic Village including: Thursday: July 18: […]

free

Camp Pinecrest: In the Kitchen (Age 10 – 16)

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 9:00 AM  3:00 PM Pinecrest Historical Village Ages: 8 through 14 Roll up your sleeves as we head into the kitchens of our historic homes. You’ll make recipes and bring samples home for your family to enjoy. Cost: $50. MCHS Members receive a 15% discount on the camp registration fees. Register for Camp […]

$50

Basic Blacksmithing with Teens at Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Thursday, July 25, 2024, 12:00 PM  3:00 PM This class will invite teens to learn historic blacksmithing techniques in a historic setting. Everyone will get to make several small, hands-on projects, such as small cuff bracelet, dinner triangle, or hooks. Begin by learning about proper safety in a workshop environment. All costs of materials are included in […]

$65

Create-Connect: All About Cheese

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Join veteran cheese maker Mark Stecker to find out how simple it is to make cheese, what makes for a good cheese, and sample several simple styles of cheese. Ages 12+ (children under 16 must register with an adult). Check in at the McAllister House Welcome Center by 9:45 a.m. Please note that class size […]

$17 – $20

Recurring

Camp Pinecrest: Civil War (Age 6 – 12) at Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 9:00 AM - 3:00PM Thursday, August 8, 2024 9:00AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 6 through 12 Date: August 7 and 8, 2024 (2 days) Time: 9 am to 3 pm Go beyond the pages of history books to bring local Civil War era stories to life during this 2 day camp. […]

$100
Recurring

Camp Pinecrest: Civil War (Age 6 – 12) at Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 9:00 AM - 3:00PM Thursday, August 8, 2024 9:00AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 6 through 12 Date: August 7 and 8, 2024 (2 days) Time: 9 am to 3 pm Go beyond the pages of history books to bring local Civil War era stories to life during this 2 day camp. […]

$100

Blacksmithing: The Great Outdoors at Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Thursday, August 8, 2024, 12:00 PM  3:00 PM Students will have the opportunity to make one of the following outdoor projects to enjoy: hoof pick, lantern/plant hooks, or fire pit poker. It is helpful if you have taken another one of our blacksmithing courses before.  Small class size guarantees lots of one-on-one instruction and lots of time […]

$65

Blacksmithing: Items for the Home at Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Saturday, August 17, 2024, 12:00 PM  3:00 PM Students will have the opportunity to make at least 2 of the following decorative projects for the home: dinner triangle, candleholders, hooks, or fire pit poker. It is helpful if you have taken another one of our blacksmithing courses before. Small class size guarantees lots of one-on-one instruction and […]

$65

Recurring

Historic Exposition & Agricultural Fair

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Friday, September 6, 2024 at 10:ooAM - 4:00 PM Saturday, September 7, 2024 at 10:00AM - 4:00PM Sunday, September 8, 2024 at 10:00AM -  4:00 PM Come one, come all to the great Historic Exposition & Agricultural Fair! The event will feature all the things a 19th century and early 20th century agricultural fair would. […]

Free – $16
Recurring

Historic Exposition & Agricultural Fair

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Friday, September 6, 2024 at 10:ooAM - 4:00 PM Saturday, September 7, 2024 at 10:00AM - 4:00PM Sunday, September 8, 2024 at 10:00AM -  4:00 PM Come one, come all to the great Historic Exposition & Agricultural Fair! The event will feature all the things a 19th century and early 20th century agricultural fair would. […]

Free – $16
Recurring

Historic Exposition & Agricultural Fair

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Friday, September 6, 2024 at 10:ooAM - 4:00 PM Saturday, September 7, 2024 at 10:00AM - 4:00PM Sunday, September 8, 2024 at 10:00AM -  4:00 PM Come one, come all to the great Historic Exposition & Agricultural Fair! The event will feature all the things a 19th century and early 20th century agricultural fair would. […]

Free – $16

4-H and FFA Sunday

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Sunday, September 8, 2024, 10:00 AM -  4:00 PM Pinecrest Historical Village Arrive at the McAllister House Welcome Center dressed in your 4-H or FFA uniform, organization jackets, or group t-shirt and receive free admission. Group leaders are also admitted free. You may arrive at any time during day.

free

Civil War School Day at Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Friday, September 27, 2024, 9:30 AM  2:00 PM iscover more about Manitowoc County during the Civil War! Participants learn how the soldiers and citizens of the Union lived during the conflict. Meet Civil War legends, watch cavalry and artillery demonstrations, participate in hands-on activities and tour Pinecrest Village's museum buildings. This program is open to all public, […]

$9

Family Blacksmithing at Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Saturday, September 28, 2024, 12:00 PM  - 3:00 PM This class will allow a parent/grandparent to work with a child as they learn historic blacksmithing techniques in a historic setting. Everyone will get to make several small, hands-on projects, such as small dinner triangles and hooks, while learning about proper safety in a workshop environment. All […]

$100
Recurring

Civil War Remembered at Pinecrest Village

Pinecrest Historical Village 924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Saturday, September 28, 2024 from 12 to 8 pm Sunday, September 29, 2024 from 11 am to 3 pm Join us as we step beyond the history books and the battlefield and onto the homefront to connect with the people, stories, and ideas that link Manitowoc County, Wisconsin to America’s greatest conflict – the Civil War. Pinecrest Village is […]

Free – $14

The dates and information listed here are subject to change. Please call to verify dates and details.