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Virtual Events

15th Annual Local History and Historic Preservation Conference

Oct 20 - Oct 22 :: Online Webinar ::
Participate in learning sessions, exchange ideas, celebrate successes, and share visions for the future at Wisconsin's largest history event.
Special Experience

SOLD OUT - Legends and Lore at Old World Wisconsin

Oct 22 - Oct 23 :: Old World Wisconsin :: Eagle
Troves of supernatural tales brought to Wisconsin over the generations come to life at this always spooky, sometimes scary, Halloween event.
Virtual Events

We Will Always Be Here with authors Jenny Kalvaitis and Kristen Whitson

Oct 23 :: Online Webinar ::
Jenny Kalvaitis and Kristen Whitson explore the rich and diverse history of LGBTQ+ activism in Wisconsin
Special Experience

SOLD OUT - An Evening with Agatha Christie

Oct 23 :: Black Point Estate & Gardens :: Lake Geneva
Local historian Chris Brookes brings the best-selling author of all time, Agatha Christie, back to life for an intimate evening of mystery and conversation
Onsite Experiences

Safe & Spooky Halloween at Stonefield

Oct 23 :: Stonefield :: Cassville
Trick-or-Treat through the shops and factories of the “haunted” Stonefield Village during this special family-friendly Halloween event for all ages.
Special Experience

SOLD OUT - Madison's Tales of Infamy, Scandals, and Mystery Walking Tour

Oct 23 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
Join us for a tour that walks through Madison’s criminal past!
Special Experience

SOLD OUT - A Walk on Madison's Weird Side Walking Tour

Oct 23 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
The tour takes visitors from the Capitol Square to Monona Terrace, exploring strange and mischievous tales about the neighborhoods in between.
Genealogy Workshop

Scottish Genealogy

Oct 23 :: Online Webinar ::
Join the Wisconsin Historical Society and professional genealogist Paul Milner for an in-depth discussion of Scottish emigration.

Blacksmithing Workshops at Wade House: Knife Making

Oct 23 :: Wade House :: Greenbush
Strike while the iron is hot, hear the “clang” of the hammer, and feel the heat from the forge as you craft your own project.
Author Appearance

Barbara Joosse and Renee Graef share their new children's book, The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea

Oct 24 :: Cedarburg Public Library - Community Room :: Cedarburg
Come here the true story of a boy, a horse, and a dramatic rescue during a tumultuous Lake Michigan storm!