Events

Saturday, June 1

Sunrise Tour: 10,000 Years Ago Today in Minnesota

This tour will be accompanied by a discussion of the archaeology of the earliest people of the Midwest and the climatic and environmental conditions they would have faced in this era.
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Tours

Three Sisters Garden Planting

Join us in our annual garden planting!
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Family

Saturday, June 8

Life on the Prairie: Travois Experience

Visitors will have an opportunity to have an interpreter-guided experience to interact with the tools and objects of the daily life of the people of the prairie.
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Family

Saturday, June 15

Sunrise Tour: 1000 Years Ago Today in Minnesota

Our 1000 Years Ago Today tour focuses on the indigenous agriculture that fueled a building boom and cultural explosion that led to the founding of the largest early city in the US. 
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Tours

Author Event: "How the Birds Got Their Songs"

Join author Travis Zimmerman and artist Sam Zimmerman / Zhaawanoogiizhik as they present their new picture book from MNHS Press.
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Family

Saturday, June 22

Chunky Game Day

Learn how to play this early sport!
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Family

Saturday, June 29

Sunrise Tour: 10,000 Years Ago Today in Minnesota

This tour will be accompanied by a discussion of the archaeology of the earliest people of the Midwest and the climatic and environmental conditions they would have faced in this era.
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Tours

Animal Tracks of the Prairie

Visitors will have the opportunity to work up close and personal with nature by making a plaster cast of an animal track.
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Family

Saturday, July 13

Sunrise Tour: 1000 Years Ago Today in Minnesota

Our 1000 Years Ago Today tour focuses on the indigenous agriculture that fueled a building boom and cultural explosion that led to the founding of the largest early city in the US. 
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Tours

Author Event: Cathy Coats, "To Banish Forever"

Join author Cathy Coats as she discusses her new book.
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Lectures & Talks

Saturday, July 20

Flint Knapping Demonstration with Xoloti Bembe Ek (Alex Ek)

Learn how early hunters created arrowheads for their spears or arrows by observing a flintknapper demonstrate the craft.
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Family

Three Sisters Garden Planting

Join us in our annual garden planting!
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Family

Saturday, July 27

Author Event: Travis Novitsky, "Spirits Dancing"

This beautiful volume features years worth of Novitsky's work recording the aurora borealis, Milky Way, and dark sky phenomena in northern and northeastern Minnesota.
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey

Saturday, August 3

Sunrise Tour: 10,000 Years Ago Today in Minnesota

This tour will be accompanied by a discussion of the archaeology of the earliest people of the Midwest and the climatic and environmental conditions they would have faced in this era.
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Tours

Life on the Prairie: Travois Experience

Visitors will have an opportunity to have an interpreter-guided experience to interact with the tools and objects of the daily life of the people of the prairie.
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Family

Saturday, August 10

Celebrate the Garden Harvest

Join us in our annual garden planting!
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Family

Prairie Plant Identification Walk

Join local nature conservationist Davis Harder on a plant identification walk.
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Tours

Saturday, August 17

Sunrise Tour: 1000 Years Ago Today in Minnesota

Our 1000 Years Ago Today tour focuses on the indigenous agriculture that fueled a building boom and cultural explosion that led to the founding of the largest early city in the US. 
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Tours

Chunky Game Day

Learn how to play this early sport!
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Family

Saturday, August 31

Sunrise Tour: 10,000 Years Ago Today in Minnesota

This tour will be accompanied by a discussion of the archaeology of the earliest people of the Midwest and the climatic and environmental conditions they would have faced in this era.
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Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
  • Tours