Join Northfield Historical Society on Thursday November 18, 2010, 6:30 p.m. for a book signing of "The Lyceum," the second in the Northfield Historical Society History Series. Call 507-645-9268 for more information.
Scott County Historical Society holds Kids Kraft, Saturday November 20, 2010, 10:30 a.m. Make cornhusk dolls and hear a Thanksgiving story. Free, but registration required. Call 952-445-0378.
Pot Luck Pie Social
Anoka County Historical Society invites the public to an old-fashioned pot luck pie social. Bring your favorite pie and favorite pie story to share. Wednesday November 24, 2010 at noon, Anoka County History Center. Free. Call 763-421-0600 for more information.
Come to Kandiyohi County Historical Society between November 28 and December 26, 2010 to view Christmas trees decorated by area organizations. Contact Jill Wohnoutka, 320-235-1881, with questions.
American Girl Holiday Tea
Anoka County Historical Society hosts its annual American Girl Holiday Tea on Thursday December 2 at 6 p.m. and Saturday December 4, 2010 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets required in advance; call 763-421-0600 to reserve yours.
Christmas in the Village
Steele County Historical Society announces their annual Christmas in the Village celebration, Friday December 3 and Saturday December 4, 2010, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets also available for the Historic Holiday House Tour on Saturday December 4. Call Laura or Dodie at 507-451-1420 for more information.
Christmas Decorating Party
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society invites you to the Fillebrown House on Saturday December 4, 2010, 9 a.m. to noon for a fun morning decorating the house for the upcoming holiday festivities. Contact WBLAHS, 651-407-5327, if you plan to attend.
LeDuc Historic Estate invites you to visit the elegantly decorated Gothic Revival LeDuc House for Victorian Holidays celebration, December 4-5, 2010. Tickets also available for the Victorian Holiday Dinner on December 5. Call 651-437-7055 for reservations; the dinner sells out quickly.
Spirit Lake Massacre Reading
Could the U.S./Dakota War of 1862 been prevented? Join Mary Bakeman at Pond Dakota Mission Park, Bloomington, as she explores this question, presented in her book "Legends, Letters and Lies" about the Spirit Lake Massacre of 1857. Sunday December 5, 2010, 2 p.m. Call Jay Ludwig, 952-563-8693, for more information.
Stearns History Museum presents Kringlefest on Sunday December 5, 2010, 1 to 3 p.m. Crafts, refreshments, and visits with Santa; great family event. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.