10775 27th Ave SE, Becker, Sherburne County, Minnesota 55308 / 763-261-4433
  • Events

    Sherburne History Center offers a wide variety of public programming throughout the year. Guest speakers have given presentations on preserving family treasures as well as on interesting stories of Sherburne County's history. Our annual Christmas Tree Ornament Festival is geared to the whole family, while some events are specifically for our members.

    Calendar:

    • For more information and to register for an activity, please call the History Center at 763.262.4433 or email Karah Hawkinson.

    February

    • 2 - 6:30 pm - Book Club - Raymie Nigheingale by Kate DiCamillo. The SHC Book Club meets on the first Thursday of each month to discuss books of local historical interest or which were written by Midwest authors
    • 8 - 2:00 pm Winter Lecture Series - Karah Hawkinson, Carnegie Libraries. The Winter Lecture Series features current and recent St Cloud State University graduate students sharing research on a variety of topics
    • 16 - 9:30 am - Elk River History Buffs at the Elk River Activity Center (413 Proctor Ave. Elk River)
    • 18 - 10:00 am - noon – Sherburne History Day – Celebrate Sherburne County’s birthday at this FUN, FREE, FAMILY EVENT! Crafts, birthday cake, and games
    • 22 - 2:00 pm – Winter Lecture Series - Renae Elert, Split Rock Lighthouse
    • 25 - 10:30 am – Family History Class
    • 25 - Becker Business Expo at the Becker High School Field House

    March

    • 2 - 6:30 pm - Book Club - The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens
    • 5 - Big Lake Business Expo at Big Lake High School
    • 8 - 2:00 pm - Winter Lecture Series - Jeff Williams, Topic TBD
    • 16 - 9:30 am - Elk River History Buffs at the Elk River Activity Center (413 Proctor Ave, Elk River)
    • 22 - 2:00 pm – Winter Lecture Series - TBD
    • 25 - 10:30 am – Family History Class

    April

    • 1 - Rhythm & Brews Fundraiser at the Carousell Works in Big Lake
    • 2 - Elk River Business Expo
    • 6 - 6:30 pm - Book Club Prudence by David Treuer
    • 20 - 9:30 am - Elk River History Buffs at the Elk River Activity Center (413 Proctor Ave)
    • 22 - 10:30 am – Family History Class
    • 25 - 5:30 pm – Volunteer Game Night – SHC Volunteers, watch your mailbox for event info!