Heritage Village, East Grand Forks, Minnesota

Heritage Days - 3rd weekend in August

219 20 Street NE, East Grand Forks, MN

August 19-20, 2017

Admission $8

Children under 12 free when accompanied by an adult.

National Endowment for the Arts Blue Star 2014 Museum

Free admission for all active duty U.S. military as well as National Guard and reserve military personnel

and up to 5 family members with a military ID (CAC, DD FORM1173 or DD FORM1173-1).

 

2017 Theme - Prairie Churches

 

Tickets (buttons) available at the gate.

Thursday August 17, 2017

7:00 pm Parade 4th Street NW, River Road East Grand Forks 

[parade contact Travis McDonald 701-741-3630 Line up on Patriotism Drive]

8:00 pm Adult Tractor Fun (east field)

 

Friday August 18, 2017

8:00 am – noon Kids Day Children ages 5-8 Free Admission. Register online www.egfheritage.com

Kids Day Youth ages 9-12 contact Kim Nelson 218-779-3034

5:00 pm – midnight Food and Beer

5:00 pm Classic Car Show   Vote for your favorite!  People’s Choice Awards!          

            Heritage Days Classic Car T-Shirts for Sale

6:00-10:00 pm Dance Downtown Horns

7:00 pm Classic Car Show Awards

Saturday August 19, 2017

7:00 am Thresher Men’s Breakfast (Beier Building)

10:00 am Welcome (bandstand)

Entertainment on the bandstand

Tractor Parade

10:00 am – 3:00 pm Minnesota Kids ID Hosted by the Red River Lodge #292 (Hagen Building)

10:00 am – 4 pm Demonstrations and Entertainment on the grounds

    Entertainment on the bandstand

12:15-12:30 pm Money Hunt and Kids Games (Straw Pile-east field)

            Entertainment on the bandstand

2:00 pm Children’s Games and Relays (School House)

Walking guided tour of the grounds - meet at the flag pole

Entertainment on the bandstand


Saturday 10 am – 4 pm: Craft Show (Hagen Bldg), Corn Exhibit throughout the grounds, Emus on the grounds, Saw Mill, Antique Tractors & Machinery, Fram Boiler Display, Broom Making, Log Barn & Granary, Minnesota History Display (Village Square), Memorial Garden (flag pole), Victory Garden (Sherlock House), Sons of Norway Viking Ship, Busy Beaver Wood Carver’s Pioneer Float, Blacksmith Shop (Rick Hagen will be teaching children about the blacksmith trade), Railroad exhibits (Northern Lights Railroad Museum), Print Shop (John and Donna Schaffer will be teaching children about the printing trade in the Village Square), Historical artifacts on display (Village Square), Town Hall - area historical information, School House with School Master Noah Thompson, General Store.

 

Concessions Saturday 10 am – 4 pm: Burger Stand, Cook Car, Girl Scout Ice Cream Parlor in the Town Hall, Mendenhall Presbyterian Church homemade treats in the basement of the Granville Church, and treats in the General Store (Soda, Penny Candy).

 

Sunday August 20, 2017

9:00 3rd Annual Open Horse Show (west of the barn)

10:00 am Ecumenical Church Service (Bandstand) Rev. Kevin Kaufmann

 and music by the Rusty Chords

Entertainment on the bandstand

12–4 pm Demonstrations and Entertainment on the grounds

11:00 am-1:00 pm Sunday dinner with all the fixings (Beier Building)

            Potatoes provided by A&L Potato Company

12:15-12:30 pm Money Hunt and Kids Games (Straw Pile-east field)

1:00 pm Children’s Games and Relays (School House)

Antique Tractor Pull (east field)

Entertainment on the bandstand

1:00-4:00 pm Castleisland-Irish Folk Music (Sherlock House)

Entertainment on the bandstand

 

Sunday Noon – 4 pm: 

Craft Show (Hagen Bldg), North Dakota Historical Society: Corn Exhibit throughout the grounds, Emus on the grounds, Saw Mill, Antique Tractors & Machinery, Fram Boiler Display, Broom Making, Log Barn & Granary, Minnesota History Display (Village Square), Memorial Garden (flag pole), Victory Garden (Sherlock House), Sons of Norway Viking Ship, Busy Beaver Wood Carver’s Pioneer Float, Blacksmith Shop (Rick Hagen will be teaching children about the blacksmith trade), Railroad exhibits (Northern Lights Railroad Museum), Print Shop (John and Donna Schaffer will be teaching children about the printing trade in the Village Square), Historical artifacts on display (Village Square), Town Hall - area historical information, School House with School Master Noah Thompson, General Store.

Concessions Sunday 10 am – 4 pm: Burger Stand, Cook Car, Girl Scout Ice Cream Parlor in the Town Hall, Mendenhall Presbyterian Church homemade treats in the basement of the Granville Church, and treats in the General Store (Soda, Penny Candy).

The Heritage Foundation is a volunteer based organization. Proceeds from the annual Heritage Days living history event are used to maintain the Heritage Village.


Bingo for Your Health

How many healthy habits do you have?  If your healthy habits complete a BINGO, bring your card to the General Store during Heritage Days and receive a FREE Sanford Health water bottle! The bingo card is on the web site www.egfheritage.com.


Prairie Churches Aug-Oct 2017 at the Grand Forks Library

A Traveling Exhibition from the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

 

Prairie Churches

Prairie Churches are landmarks that represent the hopes and dreams of settlers. The Heritage Village Swedish Prairie Church exhibit will be on display in the Amundson Classroom during Heritage Days.