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Manitowoc County Historical Society

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924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
920-684-4445 www.manitowoccountyhistory.org

July 2020

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

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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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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“We Stand on their Shoulders” Traveling Exhibit

September 15 @ 10:00 am - September 27 @ 4:00 pm
Manitowoc County Historical Society, 924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Museum admission fee

The Wisconsin Historical Society will be touring a new traveling exhibit, "We Stand on their Shoulders", which celebrates the history of Wisconsin women and voting. The traveling exhibit will be on display at the Manitowoc County Historical Society from September 15th-27th. The exhibit explores women's suffrage and leadership after the ratification of the 19th Amendment. The exhibit also explores the landmark legislation, political advancement of women from 1920 to 1982 and broadened opportunities for women of all races to vote.…

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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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