Steele County History Center

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  1. Christmas in the Village

    1700 Austin Road
    Owatonna, MN 55060
    Call: (507) 451-1420

    On Friday, step back in time for a Victorian Christmas in the Village! Stroll through the luminary lit Village of Yesteryear and enjoy the carolers, a visit with Mrs. Claus, buy homemade cookies at the fancy cookie sale! There will be crafts for children and demonstrations throughout the village. See the Dunnell House lavishly decorated for the holidays. Stop by the History Center for the Homemade Soup Dinner and visit with Santa. He will be in the History Center Atrium and available for photos. Free admission!

    On Saturday, Sample homemade cookies and enjoy live performances throughout the day. Tour our exhibit hall featuring MN Disasters: Stories of Strength and Survival; Steele County Wedding Traditions; and, the Vietnam War. Events are from 10AM to 2PM in the Village and at the History Center. The evening closes with a Meatball Supper hosted by the Nortonna Lodge.

    Sunday the Steele County Historical Society offers a Holiday Historic Home Tour featuring privately owned homes decked out for the holidays. Tickets are available at the History Center.

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  • Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
  • Meeting/Convention Facilities (maximum capacity): 258
  • Banquet Facilities (maximum capacity): 128
  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 2
  • Largest Meeting Room (sq ft): 1,795
  • Catering Available

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