2020 Topics

Presentations are the third Saturday of each month beginning at 10am at the Cottage Grove Community Center. (unless otherwise indicated)

Programs are all Free and open to the public, Refreshements avilable. 

Jan. 18: Bank Building Renovation Updates

Feb. 15: Cottage Grove History 101, Get the Basics

March 21:  100 years of Opal Whiteley

April 18: Roundtable Discussion

May 16: Local Media

June 20:  History of Local Wine Making

July - No Program, Enjoy BMD

Aug. 15: Drug Store History

Sept. 19:  Mt David Oil Well

Oct. 17: Buster Keaton Film Night**

Nov. 21: Small Manufacturing

Dec. - No Program Happy Holidays


**Buster Keation Film night starts at 7:30pm with a $5 admission Fee


Additional Activity

History Pub

1st Tuesday of each month the Main Street Organization hosts a History Pub at the Axe and Fiddle. Partners in History groups present historical topics and trivia. Join us from 5-7pm. Topics vary as do presenting groups. 

Magnolia Gardens Presentation

On the fourth Tuesday of each month we organize a presenation at the Magnolia Gardens Assisted Living facility. While it is designed and organized for the residents, the public is welcome. Topic vary and include local in national history. Presentations take place in the community room at 2:30pm and generally last one hour. 

History Beeper

On the first Thursday of each month KNND's Beeper show presents historical topics. A variety of speakers and topics in a talk show format allows for listeners to call in to contribute or ask questions. Tune int to 1400am at 9am.