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Saturday, August 1 through Thursday, December 31
Upcoming Events  (WSGS Conference/Workshop)
Entries on this Events Calendar may have been put in several months ago and the sponsoring organization may not have notified us of any changes to their plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Please contact the sponsoring organization to verify that they are still holding their event.



Saturday, October 3
Ozaukee County Historical Society Autumn at the Village  (Affiliate Event)
Ozaukee County Pioneer Village, 4880 Highway I, Saukville, WI
 

The Ozaukee County Historical Society brings you the sights, smells and sounds of fall at their Autumn at the Village fall festival on Saturday, October 3rd at Ozaukee County Pioneer Village in Saukville.  Enjoy a great day in the country that is fun for the whole family. Rain or shine, we'll have a good time. Most of the activities can be brought inside the buildings, so don't let the rain keep you away!

 

Visitors will see historic demonstrations of blacksmithing, wood cutting, basket making, wool making, candle making, spinning, corn shelling and embroidery, to name a few. The smells of mulled cider, seasonal foods cooking on the wood stove, and bread baking in the Summer Kitchen will fill the air. Poul and Linda Sanderson from, Pickin' Up Speed will demonstrate old time instruments such as an auto-harp, dulcimer and stand up bass to play a few tunes. Special guests from Old World Wisconsin will demonstrate drying fruits and vegetables among the things folks did to get ready for winter.

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Everyone can take part in a 15-minute wagon ride, compliments of the Wisconsin Antique Power Reunion, through Hawthorne Hills Park. Pumpkins, squash, gourds, apples and hand-made brooms will be available for sale.

 

Children can participate in craft activities which will include, rope making, corn-husk doll making, wooden puzzle making, stamp art, weaving and more. The Oscar Grady Library of Saukville will provide spooky stories and Halloween legends in the Liberty Schoolhouse.

 

Finally, families can relax and enjoy a warm bowl of homemade sausage stew, chili with cornbread or chicken with dumpling soup. Some of the other fall foods that will be served are hot cider, pumpkin pie, apple pie with pumpkin or apple ice cream.

 

Admission is $5 and Children 5 and under are free. Children who wish to show off their Halloween Costumes will receive a sweet treat!

 

 All proceeds benefit the Pioneer Village Hall capital campaign.



Saturday, October 3
Green County Genealogical Society Meeting  (Affiliate Event)
10:00 am
Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe, WI, Second Floor Meeting Room


Thursday, October 8
Vernon County Historical Society's October Genealogy Class  (Affiliate Event)
10:00 am
Vernon County Museum (Normal School Museum), 410 S. Center Avenue, Viroqua, WI
 
Genealogy classes meet on the second Thursday of each month from February through November — there are no classes in January or December.  Classes start at 10am and feature a variety of topics to help you pursue your family history.

Genealogy classes are $5 for non-members; free for members.

 
To learn more, call:  (608) 637-7396 or visit:  http://www.vernoncountyhistory.org/calendar/calendar.php


Saturday, October 24
Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International's Virtual Fall 2020 Symposium  (Affiliate Event)
9:45 am
Online: https://www.cgsi.org for more information
 
History of Fraternal Benefit Societies
 
Presentations to be provided by:
 
Dennis Povondra, National Treasurer of First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association and formerly of Cahtolic Workment of New Prague, Minnesota.
 
Joseph Bielecki, President of the Slovak Gymnastic Union Sokol, or Sokol USA.
 
Deborah Zeman, formerly of CSA Life, Lombard, Illinois.
 
Topics: The history of the Cesko-Slovansky Podporujici Spolecnost (CSPS) organization; History of the CSPS Hall in St. Paul, Minnesota.
 
For further information, see the CGSI website.
 
Registration: Now open online.
 
Cost: CGSI members, no charge. Non-members, $20.00



German Genealogy Webinar
Saturday, November 7
German Genealogy Webinar  (Wisconsin Historical Soc Event)
9:00 am to 2:30 pm
Wisconsin Historical Society Webinar

Presenter: Jim Beidler

Cost: $40.00


Researching your German ancestors can be daunting.  There are many records to be found online and some records that can only be found in Germany.  Mr. Beidler will give the following four lectures on core records and online sources to help you find your ancestors in Germany.


Topics Covered:

  • Zigzagging Through German Church Records
  • Zeitung Sightings: German Language Newspapers from Around the Globe
  • German Research Online
  • All about Compgen.de
For more information and to register see https://shop.wisconsinhistory.org/german-genealogy-webinar.


Saturday, November 7
Green County Genealogical Society Meeting  (Affiliate Event)
10:00 am
Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe, WI, Second Floor Meeting Room


Thursday, November 12
Vernon County Historical Society's November Genealogy Class  (Affiliate Event)
10:00 am
Vernon County Museum (Normal School Museum), 410 S. Center Avenue, Viroqua, WI
 
Genealogy classes meet on the second Thursday of each month from February through November — there are no classes in January or December.  Classes start at 10am and feature a variety of topics to help you pursue your family history.

Genealogy classes are $5 for non-members; free for members.

 
To learn more, call:  (608) 637-7396 or visit:  http://www.vernoncountyhistory.org/calendar/calendar.php


Genealogy with Thomas MacEntee Webinar
Saturday, November 14
Genealogy with Thomas MacEntee Webinar  (Wisconsin Historical Soc Event)
9:00 am to 2:30 pm
Wisconsin Historical Society Webinar

Presenter: Thomas MacEntee

Cost: $40.00


Thomas MacEntee is a genealogy professional specializing in using technology and social media to improve genealogy research and to connect with the family history community.


Are you looking for ideas on how to get the most out of your genealogical research?  Lost on where to go next?  This workshop will provide many ideas on how to get your research going in the best direction! Topics to include the following.

  • One Touch Genealogy Research
  • Did I Get Everything?  Creating a Checklist
  • Smarter Search Strategies for Genealogy
  • You Can Do This: Photo Organizing and Preservation



Saturday, December 5
Green County Genealogical Society Meeting  (Affiliate Event)
10:00 am
Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe, WI, Second Floor Meeting Room



Friday, April 9, 2021 through Saturday, April 10, 2021
2021 WSGS Gene-A-Rama Conference  (WSGS Conference/Workshop)
Holiday Inn, 4601 Calumet Avenue, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
 
More information will be provided closer to the event dates.