The Washington County Historic Courthouse has a rich history of civic and community engagement. Today the Courthouse hosts a variety of community, family-friendly events, history-based programs/exhibits, fundraisers and more. Proceeds from our events support the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund.

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  1. Victorian Tea
  2. Community Ice Cream Social
  3. Nooks & Crannies Tour
  4. Christmas at the Courthouse

Victorian Tea audience

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


 Sip and savor a catered multi-course tea and enjoy a program by the Minnesota Historical Society in the stately historic courtroom.

Great Victorian Women
Enjoy a fun presentation about incredible women of the Victorian era who helped shape the way we live, work and play today! Learn about Queen Victoria, the woman who set the standard for an era, Marie Curie, pioneer of scientific discovery, Ada Lovelace, the unsung hero of our computer age, and more!

Arrive early and tour the exhibits and 1900's county jail or view displays of the Historic Courthouse China Collection in the courtroom.
The cost is $40 per person. All proceeds benefit the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund. Enjoy a scrumptious tea while helping to preserve this historical landmark! 

A special thank you to Pinch 'n Rub Spice & Tea Hub for providing the tea!

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