Sep
14
Wed
A Night in Tuscany (A Wine Class)
Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

A Night in Tuscany

This is a repeat of the course given last spring.  The one-night course brings you to Tuscany, the central Italian wine region known for Chianti, Brunello and Vinsanto.

Join us for a food and wine tour of Tuscany without leaving Moorhead.  Five wines, ranging from white, reds, and a dessert wine, will be presented for tasting, plus regional food that will constitute a light meal.

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Registration will be announced via email invitation three weeks before the class. Registrants will need to reserve a spot by calling the museum or Matt Eidem at at (218) 291-4211. There will be 36 available spots, filled in order of registration. The fee for this class is $50.

To be added to the email list or for any questions about registration, please call Matt Eidem at (218) 291-4211, or email him at matt.eidem@hcsmuseum.org.

Sep
17
Sat
German Kulturfest @ The Hjemkomst Center
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

A fun day of education and entertainment, celebrating German and German-American culture at the Hjemkomst Center!

Join us for a day of delicious food, fun lectures, a fantastic variety of vendors, and a main stage in the beer hall that will feature Brian Brueggen and the Mississippi Valley Dutchmen, Aimee Klein, Doug Hoverson (author of Land of Amber Waters: The History of Brewing in Minnesota), the Fargo-Moorhead Opera, and Gasper’s School of Dance.

Come celebrate with us on September 17th. A full day for only $5; children 12 & under are admitted for FREE!

See you then!

Sep
22
Thu
Women’s Roles, Women’s Fashion in 1900 @ Comstock House
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Explore how women’s fashion at the turn of the 20th century reflected expanded roles for women in the political, educational, vocational and social spheres. Discussions will explore women’s fashion from corsets and bloomers to skirts and sleeves between 1890 and 1920.

This program is co-sponsored by the Red Raven Espresso Parlor.

Nov
3
Thu
A History of Viticulture and the Early Wine Industry in the U.S., Night 1 (A Wine Class) @ The Hjemkomst Center
Nov 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

A History of Viticulture in America and the Early Wine Industry in the U.S., Night 1

This two-night course takes you through a historical tour since the Viking landfall of Vinland in year 1000.  The first night of the course covers early sightings of grapes in the New World, various attempts at viticulture and Thomas Jefferson’s viticultural and enological interests.  The second night will cover the very early attempts at commencing an American wine industry from the early colonial period through the many very successful wine regions of the Midwest to the dawn of the Californian wine industry in the late 19th century. We will sample five wines each night and thematically appropriate food will be served to comprise a light meal.

Registration for this event (both nights included) will be announced via an email invitation, typically sent three weeks before the class. The class is open to the first 36 registrants. To be added to the email invitation list, please contact Matt Eidem at matt.eidem@hcsmuseum.org or (218) 291-4211.

Registration to attend both nights is $100.

Nov
10
Thu
A History of Viticulture in America and the Early Wine Industry in the U.S., Night 2 (A Wine Class) @ The Hjemkomst Center
Nov 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

A History of Viticulture in America and the Early Wine Industry in the U.S.

This two-night course takes you through a historical tour since the Viking landfall of Vinland in year 1000.  The first night of the course covers early sightings of grapes in the New World, various attempts at viticulture and Thomas Jefferson’s viticultural and enological interests.  The second night will cover the very early attempts at commencing an American wine industry from the early colonial period through the many very successful wine regions of the Midwest to the dawn of the Californian wine industry in the late 19th century.

We will sample five wines each night and thematically appropriate food will be served to comprise a light meal.

Registration for this event (both nights included) will be announced via an email invitation, typically sent three weeks before the class. The class is open to the first 36 registrants. To be added to the email invitation list, please contact Matt Eidem at matt.eidem@hcsmuseum.org or (218) 291-4211.

Registration to attend both nights is $100.

Nov
19
Sat
Pangea: Cultivate our Cultures @ The Hjemkomst Center
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm