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Buy your tickets here:  Sat., May 11, 2024 5 - 9 PM, at the Bruentrup Heritage Farm - Maplewood Area Historical Society. Tickets $75 per person. 19th century cocktails available at cash bar! Celebrate Minnesota’s 166th Statehood Day by time-traveling to the 19th Century with the Maplewood Area Historical Society and the Living History Society of Minnesota! Cocktail Hour with 19th Century cooking demonstrations, tours and games. Authentic 19th century sit-down celebration dinner in the Big Red Barn. Living History Society of Minnesota “History of Minnesota” theatrical presentation. Followed by an 1858 Spring Hop Barn Dance! Questions? Contact us at: [email protected] (651) 748-8645 Historic dress encouraged but not required! Buy your

The Big Red Barn Folk Arts & Crafters Fair is the area’s largest folk arts and crafts gathering from MN and WI with over 100 booths. Welcoming over 2,500 attendees per event, this wildly popular event is a fundraiser, supporting the preservation of the Maplewood Area Historical Society’s 12 historic structures dating back to 1891. The Big Red Barn Folk Arts & Crafters Fair will be held 10 AM – 4 PM on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at the Maplewood Area Historical Society – Bruentrup Heritage Farm located at 2170 County Road D E, Maplewood MN 55109. Vendor Information Below! Vendors, apply here:

We're excited to announce 2024 Summer Day Camps at the Maplewood Area Historical Society's Bruentrup Heritage Farm! Click here to see our Day Camps & Enroll Today! MAHS Youth Camps explore the worlds of our Dakota, Yankee-American, German-Immigrant, and Hmong Refugee peoples and culture through… Fun. Friends. Food. Art. History… And so much more! The Maplewood Area Historical Society is proud to present another summer of one-of-a-kind hands-on and experiential day-camps for youth ages 6 – 16 at the beautiful 1891 Bruentrup Heritage Farm in Maplewood, Minnesota. Nestled among 25 acres of restored rolling prairie, the Bruentrup Heritage Farm offers a unique setting

Get your tickets now for Christmas Craic: An Irish Family Christmas, performed at the Bruentrup Heritage Farm! Tickets at the door OR available here: Throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, Christmas is the season for Pantos. With a nod toward this theatrical tradition, local director and playwright Michelle Schwantes has created a new play with music: Christmas Craic: An Irish Family Christmas. Whereas Pantos traditionally are irreverent adaptations of fairy tales, Christmas Craic is based on legends and stories, complete with terrifying giants, impudent humor, and rowdy mischief. In this family celebration, each cast member plays multiple roles and the audience is


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Maplewood Area Historical Society
2170 County Road D East
Maplewood, MN 55109
(651) 748-8645
[email protected]