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Events: History


Wausau Area Haunts

Thu., 10/26/17, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Get in the mood for Halloween as we welcome back members of the Wausau Paranormal Research Society to discuss their investigations of hauntings around the Wausau area.
Community History Paranormal Wausau Adults Teens

MCPL Live!
The History of Wisconsin Public Broadcasting

Learn about the history of Wisconsin Public Radio and Wisconsin Public Television and how they shaped stations across the country from Rick Reyer, regional manager of WPR!
Community History Local History Mcpl Live! Edgar Adults

MCPL Live!
Author & Photographer Matt Janzen: State of Craft Beer

Tue., 11/7/17, 6pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Author and photographer Matt Janzen will share stories and photos from his book "State of Craft Beer," a two-year effort to explore every aspect of the craft beer brewing process ... (read more)
Art Author Visit History Photography Writing Wausau Adults

Russia Today

Sat., 12/9/17, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Learn about the current state of Russia, including current events there and how the country has changed, from UW-Marathon County professor Jeff Leigh!
History Travel Edgar Adults

Portugal and Spain: A Tourist's Perspective

Tue., 12/19/17, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
A free, picture-filled presentation on travels through Portugal, Spain and elsewhere for those interested in their own vacations or just hearing about international adventures!
Food History Travel Wausau Adults

Little House on the Prairie Party!

Fri., 2/23/18, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Kids can celebrate the "Little House on the Prairie" series by hearing stories, making crafts related to the books and playing old-fashioned games!
Activities Games History Hands-on Activities Activities Marathon City Children Grades K 5

100 Years of Wedding Dresses

Mon., 4/23/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Anna Chilsen-Straub from the Marathon County Historical Society will talk about and show off wedding dresses from the past 100 years!
History Spencer Adults