Education & Community

Ice Block Party

The weather outside may be frightful but the ice will be delightful! Redeemer Lutheran Church is hosting its annual community Ice Block Party to beat the winter blues. There will be professional ice carving demonstrations and adults and kids will have a chance to do some carving, too! Join us for free sledding, s'mores and hot chocolate. There will be indoor and outdoor childrens' activities. This event is free and open to the public. Pizza and pop will be available for purchase. Call 651-429-5411 for more information.

Church and Vital Records - the bedrock of genealogy

Establishing relationships is the core element of genealogy. Records of the facts of births, marriage and death are the bedrock of genealogy. The best records of these events and the people involved were created by churches and governments.  Learn how to find them, how to fully understand them and how to use them to best effect.

White Bear Lake – All America City – 50 Years Later

Look Magazine named White Bear Lake an "All-America" City for 1964 and a year of celebrations began.  The summer of 1965 was filled with events and activities honoring area organizations and accomplishments.  Join us to learn about what was being celebrated 50 years ago, what has changed and what has remained the same.

Navigate Your Divorce Journey

Jaime Hansen, Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley, presents the 7th annual "Navigate Your Divorce Journey" conference. Jordana Green, talk show host on WCCO, emcees the all-day educational conference which includes two keynote presentations; choice of four out of sixteen break-out sessions, breakfast, lunch, two breaks, prizes, raffle and auction and a cocktail reception at the end of the day featuring a Fashion Show by Cabi.

Where Exactly Was Wildwood Amusement Park?

Wildwood Park boomed on the
southwest shore of White Bear Lake during the first part of the twentieth
century. Join us as we set the scene with images and stories from the park’s
heyday.  You can almost feel the streetcars rattling along the tracks!

Then & Now: Downtown White Bear – Part II

Explore the buildings and scenes
of downtown White Bear Lake that have changed and be surprised by so much that
has remained the same!  This illustrated tour highlights many of White
Bear’s popular businesses along Fourth Street, Banning Avenue and Third Street.

Fillebrown House Tours

Visit our quaint
1879 lakeside cottage ... A true example of life during the resort era in White
Bear Lake.  The Fillebrown family
occupied the house for most of its years as a residence and donated the house
with its contents to the WBL Area Historical Society in 1978.

Tours
at 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm.  Tours last
approx. 1 hour

Tickets: 
$5 Adults, $3 12 and under, WBLAHS members FREE

Reservations
Recommended:  651-407-5327

Tours
also on July 25, August 8 & August 22

Manitou Days

 White Bear Lake Manitou Days is a three-week summer festival showcasing some of the greatest things about this lakeside community. For 48 years this annual summer ritual has been a favorite of locals and visitors.

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