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.

    August

    • 3 - 6:30 pm - Book Club – The Lighthouse Road by Peter Geye. 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.
    • 6 – 2:00 pm – Vintage Base Ball Game – Exhibition of baseball played by 1860s rules. Features players from the Rum River Rovers of Anoka and the Becker Buzzards of Becker. Becker Athletic Complex, 14108 Myhre St. No cost to attend
    • 17 - 9:30 am - Elk River History Buffs at the Elk River Activity Center, 413 Proctor Ave. Elk River
    • 26 – 10:30 am – Family History Class at SHC

    September

    • 7 - 6:30 pm - Book Club – Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer. The SHC Book Club meets on the first Thursdayof each month to discuss books of local historical interest or which were written by Midwest authors.
    • 15 – 1:30 pm (please note the change in day and time!)– Elk River History Buffs at the Elk River Activity Center, 413 Proctor Ave. Elk River
    • 23 – 10:30 am – Family History Class at SHC
    • 30 – 5:00 pm – Autumn Lights Roundup – a fundraiser for the Sherburne History Center. Features a chuck wagon BBQ dinner, western costume contest, live music, raffles and games. Tickets are available at the Sherburne History Center for $45 apiece.

    October

    • 5 – 6:30 pm – Book Club – Walking the Rez Road by Jim Northrup. 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.
    • 17 – 7:00 pm – SHC Annual Meeting – Speaker TBA
    • 19 – 9:30 am – Elk River History Buffs at the Elk River Activity Center, 413 Proctor Ave Elk River.
    • 28 – 10:30 am – Family History Class at SHC