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Oral History Event: You're Invited!

Director’s Cut: Producing an Oral History


When: Monday, February 28th, 2022 • 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where: Beaver Island Brewing Co.

Why: It’s an Oral History Happy Hour . . . and you’re on the list!

This invitation-only event includes a boxed dinner, cash bar, and a presentation by Jim Barkley of Sonant History about the ins and outs of producing an oral history for SHM. Beaver Island’s own Chris Laumb’s oral history recording will be featured.

  • Tickets are $20/each
  • RSVP online by February 16th
  • Questions? Email or call the Museum at or call 320-253-8424
  • Hosted by the Stearns History Museum 

Beaver Island Brewing Co. is located at:
216 6th Ave S.
St. Cloud, MN 56301

Jim Barkley is owner of Sonant History and specializes in producing videos and documentaries focused on history and families.



Your community connection could make a great story too!

Oral History is a chance to hear history come to life. It records the voice of the storyteller for generations to come. If you’re interested in sharing your story with the Stearns History Museum, please fill out this form. We’d love to hear from you!

Are you in? See you there!