Events

Little Crow Photography Club Sibley State Park Photography Exhibit

October 1, 2019-December 31, 2019

Exhibit Open House  

Thursday, October 10, 2019   

4pm-6pm

The Little Crow Photography Club will be having an exhibit at the Kandiyohi County Historical Society for the last 3 months of the year, October through December 2019. In celebration of Sibley State Park’s 100th birthday, the photographs in the exhibit will have been taken at Sibley State Park or will be a nature photograph that was taken in Kandiyohi County. You’re invited to the reception where you’ll be able to talk with members of the photo club. The reception will be on Thursday, October 10th from 4-6 pm.

The Little Crow Photography Club was organized in February 1990. The club usually meets on the 4th Monday each month at the Kandiyohi County Historical Society building from 7-9 pm. People of all ages and skill levels are welcome to attend. 


Kandiyohi County Historical Society 123rd Annual Meeting & Program

Thursday, October 17, 2019

5:30pm-8:00pm

KCHS Community Room

610 Highway 71 NE

This year’s program will feature, Rural Refugee Project by Erica Dischno, Hamdi Kosar, and Jessica Rohloff.  A baked chicken supper with mashed potatoes, vegetable and dessert will be served starting at 5:30 pm.  The cost of the meal is $15 per person for KCHS members and $20 per person for non-members. Following the meal, the annual meeting will be conducted.  After the short annual meeting, a presentation will be given on the Rural Refugee Project. 

The Rural Refugee Project is a documentary photography project that aims to build cross-cultural relationships and change perceptions of refugees in the Willmar Lakes Area community. Erica Dischino, photo journalist at the West Central Tribune, has been photographing the life of Hamdi Kosar, a 21-year-old Somali refugee and Willmar resident since the fall of 2017. This past August, along with Hamdi’s friend, mentor and colleague Jessica Rohloff, they travelled to Kenya to visit the Dagahaley Refugee Camp where Hamdi was born and several places throughout Nairobi. The project is currently supported by a Southwest Minnesota Arts Council grant, project funding from Willmar Lakes Area Vision 2040 and the Willmar Rotary Club.

Please RSVP by Thursday, October 11th!!  Please call 235-1881 or email us at kandhist@msn.com to reserve your spot!  Prepayment is required.  Our address is KCHS, 610 NE Hwy 71, Willmar, MN  56201

Holiday Tea at the Sperry House

Saturday, November 23, 2019

11:00am or 1:00pm

The second Holiday Tea at the Sperry House will be held Saturday, November 23, 2018, serving at 11am or 1pm.   Come and enjoy delicious treats and enjoy the Sperry House decorated for Christmas!     
Cost is $20/KCHS members or $25/non-member with proceeds to benefit the Sperry House. Only 16 people will be served for each of the two teas, so reservations will fill quickly! Stop at the KCHS museum to register or call 320-235-1881.

For more information, call Jill Wohnoutka at (320) 235-1881 or kandhist@msn.com