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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

Do you remember the Halloween Blizzard of 1991? These photos, taken by Linda Baumeister for Lillie Newspapers, show the Hill-Murray High School sign advertising “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” buried in snow, a Twins-themed Jack-o-lantern, and Mike Alfieri and his friends Joe, Matt Tobritzhofer, and Joe Johnson playing in the snow at the Alfieri home in Maplewood. We’re excited to share these photos and their accompanying Maplewood Review article from the MAHS Lillie Suburban Newspaper Collection with you as we count down the final week until Halloween. “Halloween blizzard provides real scare” by Holly Wenzel Maplewood Review, Volume 30, Number 28 Wed., November 6, 1991 The "Halloween Blizzard,"

***PARKING AND SHUTTLE INFO BELOW*** For 6 seasons, the MAHS Big Red Barn Folk Arts Fair has been the area’s largest folk arts gathering from MN and WI with over 100 booths. Welcoming over 2500 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. New this year, a FREE Bouncy House will be available for children! The Big Red Barn Folk Arts & Craft Fair will be held 10 AM - 3 PM on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at the Maplewood Area Historical Society - Bruentrup

Available below is the Annual Report of the Maplewood Area Historical Society, as presented at the Annual Meeting on August 20, 2023. MAHS Annual Report, Presented August 20, 2023Download Available below are the revised by-laws of the Maplewood Area Historical Society, as approved by a majority vote of the organization's membership. Bylaws of the Maplewood Area Historical Society, Revision 6Download


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