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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. PARKING INFORMATION Parking is

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

Celebrate the season & learn about the history of German holiday traditions at St. Nikolaustag On The Farm. St. Nikolaus arrives at the event at 2:00 pm. Schedule & Parking info below! Saturday, December 9, 2023 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. There is no admission charge for this event, but donations are encouraged to the Maplewood Area Historical Society. Event Parking & Shuttle Service from Maplewood Mall Shuttle service parking is at the Maplewood Mall. Shut pick-up/drop-off is at Door 4. Starting at 12:00 om, the shuttle runs every 15 mins and is ADA accessible. There is no fee to ride the shuttle. Event Schedule: 12:00 pm - 5:30


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