Events

JULY

 

Back Porch at the Bart, Outdoor Concert
Wednesday, July 16, 7 p.m.
Back yard at the Bartholomew House

Katy at the Fitzgerald Theater

Our second outdoor concert of 2014 features Minnesota-Music-Award-nominated Katy Vernon. Expect a fun blend of ukulele-driven folk and pop music. If you visit her web site you would learn that:

“Katy Vernon has done something it’s not easy to do: sustain country roots, go pop, and be distinctly original at the same time.”

Katy Vernon has had a very busy couple of years. She has performed at venues such as the Aster Cafe (Which sold out for her Second Annual Uke-Fest!), The Amsterdam Bar, 331 Club, Icehouse, Lee’s Liquor Lounge, The Guthrie and even the Fitzgerald Theater with Garrison Keillor!

Katy Vernon is a Minneapolis / St. Paul based singer songwriter. She grew up in London, England and has been writing and singing as long as she can remember. She moved to the US after meeting her future American husband on a train from Amsterdam to Berlin.

As lead singer for the group ‘The Camdens’, Katy played all over the Twin Cities. She was also nominated for a Minnesota Music Award for her song ‘Invitation’ which was competing for Song Of The Year.

Katy picked up a ukulele and started writing again. Soon after that she met Jim Walsh and started playing with his Hootenanny at the Aster Cafe.

Katy successfully raised funds for her debut solo CD. She is grateful for the support from friends and fans and excited to share her first solo release “Before I Forget”.

Bring your own blankets or camp chairs and enjoy some great music!

 

Treasures Uncovered ™ Appraisals
Saturday, July 19, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Gramercy Park, 6711 Lake Shore Dr, Richfield

You are invited to discover the value of some of those old, mysterious items that you have had around your home. The experts at Treasures Uncovered will be on hand to appraise your items. Consider bringing art glass, crystal, art pottery, collectibles, stamps and coins, military memorabilia, pocket watches, antique furnishings, fine art, prints, sculpture, silver, etc. (The appraisers will NOT be able to review dolls, wristwatches, jewelry, or firearms at this event.) Refreshments will be served!

The cost is $10 for two appraisals and must be paid in advance at Gramercy Park. Payment is due on July 14. Checks should be made out to the Richfield Historical Society and your tax-deductible payment will benefit the work of the Society.

 

Quicksteps Old Time Base Ball
Saturday, July 26, 1:00 p.m.
Lyndale Field, behind the Bartholomew House

Quicksteps Vintage Base Ball Team

We are excited to welcome back the Quicksteps oftheVintageBaseBall Association. Clad in 1860-style uniforms and using authentic reproductions of 1860 equipment, the Quicksteps have played over 160 matches in 17 seasons in five states. The Quicksteps show base ball (two words in the 1860s) as it was played in the milestone year of 1860, when a uniform code of rules and practices was first in use and when play had spread throughout the nation.

 

AUGUST

Richfield Farmers’ Market
Saturday, August 9, 9:00 a.m. – noon
Legion Park, 64th Street and Portland Ave S

Look for our table at our final appearance of the summer at the Richfield Farmers Market. Pick up a free ticket for our summer concerts and try out some Choose Your Own Adventure decision making, pioneer style!

 

Back Porch at the Bart, Outdoor Concert
Wednesday, August 20, 7 p.m.
Back yard at the Bartholomew House

Our final outdoor concert of 2014 features another Homestead Pickin’ Parlor selection playing live in the back yard of the historic Bartholomew House. Bring your own blankets or camp chairs and enjoy some great music!

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