The historical society museum is located in what was once the sheriff's house, as well as the county jail. The museum has railroad, mining and logging exhibits, American Indian artifacts and pioneer items. Guided tours are available.
08/23 Coming to The Brainerd area Shepherd's Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival Lake Elmo MN May10-12 Shepherd’s Harvest Festival is an opportunity for rural and urban people to meet and share information about sheep and sheep products and other fiber-producing animals. Rhubarb Days Osceola WI June7-8 Enjoy rhubarb at Mill Pond Park in Osceola. Tater Daze Brooklyn Park MN June13-16 Brooklyn Park Tater Daze is a unique festival where residents pay homage to the humble potato. Early settlers discovered that potatoes flourished in the flat, sandy soil of the area. Stockyard Days New Brighton MN August4-12 A softball tournament, a kiddie parade and movie night, a Grande Parade, two street dances with top name bands, fireworks, car show and swap meet, a karoake contest, a duck race and 3 days of food and craft vendors at Long Lake Regional Park. Minnesota State Fair St Paul MN August22-September2 Home of one of the country's largest state fairs, everything from amusement rides to root-beer flavored milk is available for visitors to enjoy. The fairgrounds also hosts year-round antique shows, art fairs and other events.
Pioneer Days Albany MN September13-15 Featuring Year of the TRACKS! Construction Equipment and Snowmobiles!