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Rummage Sale Items Needed

The Black Earth Historical Society is gearing up for the spring rummage sale fundraiser set for Friday & Saturday, April 16 & 17 from 9:00 to 3:00 at the Black Earth History Center, 1022 Blue Mounds Street. This is part of a village-wide rummage sale, please shop for bargains! Your tax-deductible donation of household items would be much appreciated (sorry, no clothing or electronics). Please call Debbie Ballweg to arrange a drop off at the History Center.



Black Earth History Museum at the Depot Reopens May 30

After being closed since 2019, the Black Earth History Museum at the Depot will open Sunday, May 30 for the summer season with new and updated displays. Black Earth Telephone Company & old telephones, vintage toys & dolls, an expanded farm display including Barsness Manufacturing items, Black Earth High School & rural school artifacts, vintage wedding dresses, and railroad items will be featured for the summer 2021 season. Society members are busy cleaning the museum, setting up displays and eagerly look forward to sharing them with the public. The Black Earth History Museum at the Depot will be open Sundays from Memorial Day weekend through September, 1:00 to 4:00. Private appointments to see the museum are available, contact Wayne Barsness at behistoricalsoc@gmail.com.





Brat Fry Fundraiser set for Saturday, June 26

Proceeds benefit the Black Earth Historical Society and members will be cooking up delicious brats to serve the public. Please stop and see us.


2021 Events:
-January 6, Wednesday 6:30 pm MONTHLY MEETING at the Black Earth History Center
-February 3, Wednesday 6:30 pm MONTHLY MEETING 7:30 ANNUAL MEETING at the Black Earth History Center
-March 3, Wednesday 6:30 pm MONTHLY MEETING at the Black Earth History Center
-April 7, Wednesday 6:30 pm MONTHLY MEETING at the Black Earth History Center
-April 16, 17 SPRING RUMMAGE SALE fundraiser 9:00 to 3:00 at the Black Earth History Center
-May 5, Wednesday 6:30 pm MONTHLY MEETING at the Black Earth History Center
-May 30, Sunday BLACK EARTH HISTORY MUSEUM At The DEPOT opens 1:00 to 4:00
-June 2, Wednesday 6:30 pm MONTHLY MEETING at the Black Earth History Center
-June 26, Saturday BRAT FRY fundraiser at the Shoebox
-July CONCERTS IN THE PARK, Black Earth
-July 7, Wednesday 6:30 pm MONTHLY MEETING at the Black Earth History Center
-August 4, Wednesday 6:30 pm MONTHLY MEETING at the Black Earth History Center
-August 28, Saturday BRAT FRY fundraiser at the Shoebox
-August FIELD DAYS, Black Earth
-September 1, Wednesday 6:30 pm MONTHLY MEETING at the Black Earth History Center
-September 26, Sunday 1:00 to 4:00, BLACK EARTH HISTORY MUSEUM At The DEPOT last day open for season
-October 6, Wednesday 6:30 pm MONTHLY MEETING at the Black Earth History Center
-October FALL RUMMAGE SALE fundraiser at the Black Earth History Center 9:00 to 3:00
-November 3, Wednesday 6:30 MONTHLY MEETING at the Black Earth History Center
-December 1, Wednesday 6:30 MONTHLY MEETING at the Black Earth History Center
-December Santa Open House at the Black Earth History Center
photos: Jennifer Rude Klett 2019