Classic Holiday Play 'Little Women' at North West Company Fur Post, Dec. 12-14

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Release dated: 
November 19, 2014
Media contacts: 

Megan Lawson • Marketing and Communications • 651-259-3141 • megan.lawson@mnhs.org

Patrick Schifferdecker • North West Company Fur Post • 320-629-6356 • patrick.schifferdecker@mnhs.org

Quick facts: 

Event: "Little Women"
Dates: Dec. 12, 13 and 14
Time: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday

Place: North West Company Fur Post, 12551 Voyageur Lane
Box 51, Pine City MN 55063
Cost: $9 adult, $7 seniors and college students, $6 children ages 6 to 17; $2 discount for MNHS members.
Reservations: recommended, call 651-259-3015 or register online
Phone: 320-629-6356
Email: nwcfurpost@mnhs.org
Website: www.mnhs.org/nwcfurpost

Classic Holiday Play 'Little Women' at North West Company Fur Post, Dec. 12-14

The North West Company Fur Post will host a production of the holiday classic “Little Women” held inside the visitor center surrounding the hearth. Celebrate Christmas with the four young March sisters, "wild" Jo, "proper" Meg, "sweet" Beth and "artistic" Amy through struggles and sibling rivalry as they strive to find their true selves. This theatrical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott novel “Little Women” is by Marisha Chamberlain and will be presented by the Baker Street Irregulars.

Chamberlain's stage adaptation of Little Women was premiered by the Children’s Theater Company of Minneapolis.

"Little Women" will be performed Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $9 for adults, $7 for seniors and college students, $6 for children ages 6 to 17; and a $2 discount for MNHS members. Tickets can be purchased by calling the MNHS ticket line at 651-259-3015 or online.

About the North West Company Fur Post

The Minnesota Historical Society site is located 1.5 miles west of I-35 at Pine City along County Hwy. 7. An authentically reconstructed post from the winter of 1804-05, the site includes a visitor center, designed to complement the surrounding environment, featuring a Great Room, fireplace and retail space. Exhibits explore how the fur trade shaped the region. Costumed guides help interpret the site and guide visitors back to the days when furs were traded here under the British flag. For more information, call 320-629-6356.

The Society’s calendar of events is posted online at www.mnhs.org/calendar. The website also has information about all of the Society’s programs, museums and historic sites.

The Minnesota Historical Society is a non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. The Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and book publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, the Society preserves our past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history.

The Minnesota Historical Society is supported in part by its Premier Partners: Xcel Energy and Explore Minnesota Tourism.