Special Events

Come check out our 2017 special events and fundraisers!  Click on the event titles to see informational flyers and registration information.  All special events are free unless otherwise noted in the description.


Come join us on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Pioneer Building for our very popular Lunchbox History Series. Each month will feature a different presentation of some interesting historical subjects, brought by some excellent speakers. Bring your lunch, a friend and come on out for an hour of history! Admission is free.

2017 Dates:  April 27, May 25, June 22, July 27, August 24, September 28, and October 26.


Join MCHS and the Mower County Ag Society as we celebrate Mower County’s Fair.  Activities will take place all over the historical society grounds.  Come see the Antique Tractor Show as well! MCHS Buildings will be open 10am – 8pm Tuesday-Thursday, 1pm-8pm Friday-Saturday, and from 1pm – 5pm on Sunday.




Spend an afternoon at MCHS and witness a harvest celebration that is enjoyed by all!  Watch volunteer demonstrations while also enjoying great family activities.  Join us for dinner and a bake and produce sale.




Want to buy your baked goodies before everyone else? Come shop the selection in the Administration Building the day before the Christmas in the County event begins.



Bring out the family for a fun filled afternoon and evening! Join us for a sleigh ride, holiday crafts, silent auction, homemade chili, lights display, and of course, Santa! You can purchase more baked goods until it runs out and even blow the whistle on the 1004 locomotive. Christmas in the County at MCHS is always a crowd pleaser!

*Please note the time change for 2017*






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