Programs & Events Schedule

The Sherburne History Center provides a variety of programs and events for all ages. Monthly highlights include Book Club, Family History Class, and Elk River History Buffs. Annually we hold a Winter Lecture Series, Sherburne History Day birthday party, summer Ice Cream Social, and the Christmas Tree Ornament Festival. We also have an Annual Meeting, fundraisers, and volunteer appreciation events. With nearly 100 programs per year, there’s always something going on at SHC!

Covid protocols are in place – program schedule and formats are subject to change.


October 2022

06 – 1:00 pm – Book Club: meeting each month, in October reading and discussing the book The Guilty Dead by P. J. Tracy.
15 – 10:30 am to Noon: True Crime and the Mystery Writer. Book signing with authors Christine Husom, John Gaspard, and Julie Holmes.
19 – 2:00 pm – SHC Annual Meeting
20 – 9:30 am – Elk River History Buffs: Topic of local historical interest offered at the Elk river Activity Center.  Detail via the Elk River Seniors website.
22– 10:30 am–Family History: Monthly discussion group that gathers at SHC to learn about family history research and discuss their project.
27 – 2:00 pm – Open Mic (minus the mic) poetry reading

November 2022

3–1:00 pm–Book Club: meeting each month, in November reading and discussing Good Grief: The Story of Charles Schultz by Rheta Grimsley Johnson.
5–10: am to 12:00 noon–Harvest Fest Children’s craft projects to help celebrate the autumn season
17–9:30 am—Elk River History Buffs: Topic of local historical interest offered at the Elk river Activity Center.  Details via the Elk River Seniors website.
24–Thanksgiving Holiday–Museum Closed

December 2022

3–10:00 am–Christmas Tree Ornament Party: Children’s program and crafts to kick off the Christmas Season
15 – 2:00 pm – Open Mic (minus the mic) poetry reading
24-26–Christmas Holiday–Museum Closed


2022 Book Club Titles:

March: The Streel by Mary Logue
April: National Poetry Month read your own favorite poet
May: A Woman’s War, Too by Virginia Wright Peterson
June: Lightning Strike by William Kent Krueger
July: Murder in Winnebago County by Christine Husom
August: Walking the Old Road by Staci Lola Drouillard
September: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
October: The Guilty Dead by P. J. Tracy
November: Good Grief: The Story of Charles Schultz by Rheta Grimsley Johnson
No December Meeting


Fun place to visit. Employees are fantastic and helpful. Highly recommend. Trails to go walking on, local history and other fun stuff to do here.

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