Hormel Historic Home
Austin, MN


Built in 1871 The Hormel Historic Home strives to preserve the Home and History of the George A. and Lillian Hormel Family.  Our mission is to maintain the home and to honor their family legacy of Hospitality, Music/Arts, Education, and Community ServiceThe HHH relies on generous support from donors to fulfill our mission.  Please consider making a donation today.                 

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Upcoming August Events:

Tuesday, August 4  6:30 p.m.

Matra Percussion– Peace Garden  (rain site-indoors)
A unique percussion quartet performing original compositions, arrangements, percussion ensemble repertoire and more. 
Matra satisfies both the active and passive listeners with rhythmically and harmonically complex passages alongside memorable melodies and grooves.  www.matrapercussion.com

Wednesday, August 5  2:00 p.m. 

The Choo Choo Bob Show—Inside Banquet Hall

Choo Choo Bob and his crazy group of friends spend time together at the Bobville Clubhouse singing songs, having fun, and exploring the world of trains! 
The group will perform original train rock 'n roll songs from their TV show.  They will get everybody up on their feet, shaking their cabooses, for a big dance party! www.choochoobobs.com

History Happy Hour
Monday, August 10

History of the Mower County Fair

Presented by Ken Trom, former Fair Board member
5:30 p.m. Social ~ 6:00 p.m. Presentation
Events are free for members of the Mower County Historical Society, the Friends of the Austin Lib
rary, and the Hormel Historic Home.  $5 for non-members.
Light snacks included ~ Cash bar available

  Uncork & Create Canvas Painting event
Monday, August 17  7-9:30 p.m.

 Get ready for the 3rd Annual ArtWorks festival by creating your own  special painting to hang on your wall. Growing a garden is fun, but painting  one can be just as fun! 
  Cost is $40 per person including light snacks.  Cash bar available.
  Instruction led by Art on the Go Rochester.
Register at the Hormel Historic Home ~ 208 4th Ave. NW or online.


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Executive Director:
Holly Johnson

Operations Manager:
Amanda Barber

Regular Office and Tour Hours
M-F 10-4:30
Special Event Hours Vary

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