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Pinecrest Pints and Plates
Jul
22
5:30 PM17:30

Pinecrest Pints and Plates

 
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Enjoy an evening sampling local craft beer, wine, and foods set in the beautiful Pinecrest Historical Village! Music, food, and after-hours access to the historic village all make for a fun and unique night out with friends.

This event is for adults ages 21+. Please bring ID as it will be checked at the door.

Admission includes:

  • 2 oz. tastings of beers and wines

  • Food samples from area restaurants

  • Commemorative pint glass

  • Access to browse the historic structures of Pinecrest Historical Village

  • Wide array of auction and raffle items to win

Tickets: $50 before July 22 or $60 the day of, at the door, if not sold out.

 

Handcrafted Local Food & Beverages

Visit local breweries, wineries, and food producers on-site to sample their favorites! Join us as we welcome Ahnapee Brewery, Cedar Crest Ice Cream, CNC Links, Cold Country Vines and Wines, Cravings, Cultivate Taste, French Creek Bakery, Gill’s Bar and Grill, The Hearty Olive, Lakeshore Culinary Institute, Manty Malters Homebrew Club, PetSkull Brewery, Pine River Dairy, Sabbatical Brewing, and JoAnn Vogel.

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Up for bidding fun:
American Girl Doll
Cedar Crest Ice Cream
CNC Links
Cold Country Vines and Wines
Green Bay Packers football
Henning's Wisconsin Cheese
Milwaukee Brewers tickets
Pine River Dairy
Park hopper passes for Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Walt Disney Land in California

Our goal is to raise $10,000 to support our year round hands-on education programs for thousands of children and adults.

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Pinecrest Village Lantern Tour
Sep
20
5:30 PM17:30

Pinecrest Village Lantern Tour

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As the day’s light begins to fade, join the residents of Pinecrest Village as they take part in music, cooking, candle making, and more with a lantern-guided evening stroll.

Advance ticket purchase is required for this event. Tickets are available for $15 for adults and $7 for children age 4 to 17. Under age 4 is free. The tour lasts roughly 75 minutes and is an outdoor walking door, with various stops in our historic buildings along the way, so please dress accordingly.

Tours begin at 5:30 pm and depart from the visitor center every 15 minutes until 7:45 pm. Tickets sold and available by time slot. Advanced registration is required.

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The Evergleam Aluminum Christmas Tree
Nov
7
5:30 PM17:30

The Evergleam Aluminum Christmas Tree

Joe Kapler, Curator at the Wisconsin Historical Society, provides a history of the Evergleam Aluminum Christmas Tree produced by the Aluminum Specialty Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin. The Aluminum Specialty Company became the largest manufacturer of these trees, popular in the 1960s. Kapler discusses their recent resurgence in popularity.

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Christmas Lantern Tour
Dec
14
4:00 PM16:00

Christmas Lantern Tour

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Come celebrate the holidays at Pinecrest Village with a lantern-guided evening stroll. Experience music, food, drinks, and history as you create a new holiday tradition with our Christmas Lantern Tours!

The tour lasts roughly 75 minutes and is an outdoor walking door, with various stops in our historic buildings along the way, so please dress accordingly. Tours begin at 4:00 pm and depart from the visitor center every 15 minutes until 4:45 pm. Tickets sold and available by time slot. Advanced registration is required.

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High Time for Afternoon Tea
Jun
25
1:00 PM13:00

High Time for Afternoon Tea

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Jessica Michna will be portraying Mary Todd Lincoln, “Preserve the Union.”

Mary recalls her early years and education in Lexington, Kentucky. She tells of her move to Springfield, Illinois, where she would meet and marry young prairie lawyer Abraham Lincoln. Mary introduces the audience to life in Washington, regaling her listeners with stories about her boys, including her biggest boy Mr. Lincoln. In this time of national strife, the Lincolns would suffer personal tragedies, concluding on that fateful day in April of 1865.

The program begins at 1 pm. The cost is $5 for MCHS Member adults and children age 4 to 17, $12 for Adults, $7 for children age 4 to 17, and under age 4 is free. Museum admission is included in the cost of the tea program. Advanced registration is required.

Sweets and tea will be served.  This event is best suited for adults and children age 6 and older.

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Drop Spindle Spinning
Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

Drop Spindle Spinning

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Learn about the history of spinning, the different fibers that can be used, and how to prep wool during this interactive class.  Our talented instructors will assist you in learning on a drop spindle to help you create your own yarn. Appropriate for ages 10-adult.

Advanced registration required. Workshop fee is $25 MCHS Members, $30 Non-members.

Registration includes a drop spindle of your own, wool, and instruction book. Admission to Museum included in workshop fee. The class is limited to 5 people. 

Please call (920) 684-4445 or email info@manitowoccountyhistory.org to register. You can also register through the form below.

 
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Homebrewing Workshop
Aug
19
12:00 PM12:00

Homebrewing Workshop

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Learn how to homebrew and appreciate your own beer with the Manty Malters.  The workshop will cover home brewing essentials and will serve up samples. Must be 21 years or older to attend.

Advanced registration required. Workshop fee is $25 MCHS Members, $30 Non-members. Admission to Museum included in workshop fee.

Please call (920) 684-4445 or email info@manitowoccountyhistory.org to register. You can also register through the form below.

 
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Advanced Blacksmithing
Aug
3
10:00 AM10:00

Advanced Blacksmithing

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The advanced workshop is for those who have attended at least one workshop and would like to complete a more difficult project.Appropriate for ages 15 - adult.

Workshop fee is $25 MCHS Members, $30 Non-members. Admission to Museum included in workshop fee.

Advanced registration required. The class is limited to 5 people. 

Please call (920) 684-4445 or email info@manitowoccountyhistory.org to register. You can also register through the form below.

 
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Beginning Blacksmithing
Jul
22
10:00 AM10:00

Beginning Blacksmithing

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Learn the history and basic techniques of blacksmithing as you create your own project to take home with the help of our village blacksmiths. Appropriate for ages 15 - adult.

Our beginner workshops are ideal for those who have never attended a workshop before. 

Workshop fee is $25 MCHS Members, $30 Non-members. Admission to Museum included in workshop fee.

Advanced registration required. The class is limited to 5 people. 

Please call (920) 684-4445 or email info@manitowoccountyhistory.org to register. You can also register through the form below.

 
Name *
Name
Address *
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Beginning Blacksmithing - SOLD OUT!
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

Beginning Blacksmithing - SOLD OUT!

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SOLD OUT!

Learn the history and basic techniques of blacksmithing as you create your own project to take home with the help of our village blacksmiths. Appropriate for ages 15 - adult.

Our beginner workshops are ideal for those who have never attended a workshop before. 

Workshop fee is $25 MCHS Members, $30 Non-members. Admission to Museum included in workshop fee.

Advanced registration required. The class is limited to 5 people. 

Please call (920) 684-4445 or email info@manitowoccountyhistory.org to register. You can also register through the form below.

 
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