Events

December 2018

Bake Sale
Wednesday, December 19th - 10:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Runestone Museum Foundation Bake Sale will be Wednesday, December 19 at the Museum Store from 10 PM-4 PM.

Don’t miss out on this second annual event! Goodies will include lefse, rosettes, shortbread, peanut brittle, cookies, breads, bars, krumkake, and much more!

CLOSED - Christmas - December 24th & 25th 
Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th

CLOSED - December 29th 
Saturday, December 29th 

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April 2019

Paws & Claws Wildlife Class (Ages 4-6)
Monday, April 1st - 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Do you think a wolf and an eagle have anything in common? Using the museum’s Minnesota Wildlife Display, learn about specific animals and what differences and similarities they have with each other. Explore what these animals use their paws for and what their claws look and feel like. Listen to the sounds these animals make and discover animals that may be in your own back yard!
Click here to register through Alexandria Community Education. 

Create Scandinavian Paper Dolls (Ages 4 & up)
Monday, April 8th - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Color and design beautiful clothing for a Scandinavian girl. Learn what traditional dresses look like and the history of traditional Scandinavian designs. Each participant goes home with a paper doll, paper accessories and paper multiple outfits.
Click here to register through Alexandria Community Education.

Indigenous Minnesotans (Gr. K-5)
Monday, April 15th - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Are you familiar with the Indigenous Peoples of Minnesota? Did you know the town of Brandon used to be named Chippewa after the Ojibwe people? Would you like to know more about the Nakota, the Anishinaabe and other groups that made Minnesota home? Join us at the Runestone Museum for an exploration into the First Peoples of this area, and what life was like up until the Homestead Act and the arrival of European homesteaders. Registration is $7.00 a student.
Click here to register through Alexandria Community Education.