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2021 Living History Events

—Join us for our 2021 Living History Events—

Plan on a spectacular summer weekend of World War II re-enactments, entertainment, and memorable historic readings. Ticket sales directly support the operations of the Stearns History Museum. Buy your tickets today—all are welcome!

July 10 & 11: "At Home: The WWII Experience"


$10/Day for Adults
$5/Day for Kids or Free with SHM Membership

Saturday, July 10th from 9am-4pm

Sunday, July 11th from 9am-3pm

Experience life on the homefront with family activities, re-enactors, and a WWII fashion show. The exhibit, 33rd & Cooper, opens and highlights Car-Gale, an aircraft parts manufacturer that employed women during WWII. 

—Want to Be a Historical Re-enactor?—

Are you a re-enactor who wants to participate in these events? Wonderful! Please register by June 11th by choosing the weekend or weekends you’d like to attend and include your contact information (name, address, e-mail, phone number) and any specialty equipment you want to focus on or bring. Contact Eric Cheever ( or Caitlin Carlson ( with questions, concerns, or comments.  We’re so glad you can come and look forward to two great events!

Re-Enactors Needed:

July 10 & 11 (“At Home”)

Click the blue button above to learn more about each weekend, and to select which one (or both) you’d like to participate in. Friendly reminder—registration must be completed by June 11th. Thank you for your interest!