Beltrami County Historical Annual Fundraising Gala

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Beltrami County Historical Annual Fundraising Gala

October 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Beltrami County Historical Society presents The Annual Fall Fundraising Gala: Dining & Dancing in a Decade (1920s) featuring keynote speaker Arn Kind presenting on the History of Prohibition.  Arn Kind has been an educator for 38 years, both in the classroom, teaching grades 4 through 12 and through his presentations to young people and adults of all ages.  Arn’s unique performances are popular in a multitude of venues: from library and classroom seminars at elementary, middle and high schools to immersive lectures at the university level, as well as summer camps, historical reenactments and festivals.

Saturday, October 26th at the Bemidji Eagles Club (1270 Neilson Ave SE, Bemidji, MN 56601).  social hour:  5:30 – 6:00 p.m.; dinner: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.; presentation: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.; dancing: 9:00 p.m.

Tickets are $60, include a choice of meal (beef tips or vegetarian lasagna, plus salad, roll, coffee and dessert) and can be purchased in-person at the Great Northern Depot, over the phone with a credit card by calling (218) 444-3376, or online at

Attendees are encouraged to dress for the occasion and wear their best pin striped suits or flapper dresses.  Period accessories will be available, as will a photo station for keepsake snapshots.

Music provided by a Bemidji High School Jazz Combo!  Proudly sponsored by Sanford Health.  Proceeds help keep the history center open to students, researches and all visitors to Bemidji!

For more information, please contact the Beltrami County Historical Society, 130 Minnesota Ave. SW Bemidji, MN 56601, (218) 444-3376.


October 26, 2019
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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