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.


July 2022

7 April – 1:00 pm – Book Club meeting each month, in July reading and discussing Murder in Winnebago County by Christine Husom.
16-10:30 am – Book signing with Colin Mustfal
21 – 9:30 am–Elk River History Buffs: topics of local historical interest offered at the Elk River Activity Center.  Details via the Elk River Seniors website.
23 – 10:30 am–Family History: Monthly discussion group that gathers at SHC to learn about family history research and discuss their projects.
28-2:00 pm – Open Mic (minus the mic) poetry reading.

August 2022

4–1:00 pm–Book Club: meeting each month, in May reading and discussing Walking the Old Road by Staci Lola Drouillard.
9–2:00 pm–Book Signing: Christine Husom speaking about her latest book, Death to the Dealers.
18–9:30 am—Elk River History Buffs: Topic of local historical interest offered at the Elk river Activity Center.  Detail via the Elk River Seniors website.
20– 10:30 am–Family History: Monthly discussion group that gathers at SHC to learn about family history research and discuss their project.
25 – 2:00 pm – Open Mic (minus the mic) poetry reading

September 2022

1 – 1:00 pm – Book Club: meeting each month, in March reading and discussing the book Hatchet by Gary Paulson.
15 – 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.
17–10:00 am–Book lecture and signing: M. M. Sudie, author of several fantasy books will be discussing her work.
22 – 2:00 pm – Open Mic (minus the mic) poetry reading
24– 10:30 am–Family History: Monthly discussion group that gathers at SHC to learn about family history research and discuss their project.

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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