Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County announces indoor sidewalk sale, Saturday January 22, 2011, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Proceeds will support exhibits and programs at the Hjemkomst Center museum. Call 218-299-5511 for more information.
Carver County Historical Society holds its Annual Meeting on Saturday January 22, 2011, 10:30 a.m. Fun for the whole family afterwards with the WonderWeavers Storytellers. Free. Call 952-442-4234 for more information.
Northfield Historical Society hosts Winter Scream, an ice cream social, at Bridge Square in Northfield, Saturday January 22, 2011, noon to 2 p.m. Call Hayes Scriven for more information, 507-645-9268.
Ice Cream Social
Join Washington County Historical Society for a free ice cream social, Saturday January 22, 2011, noon to 4 p.m. at Lowell Park, Stillwater.
MoMS Exhibit at MDC
Minnesota Discovery Center hosts "Journey Stories," a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street program. Exhibit opens January 29, 2011 with a presentation by local historian Pam Brunfelt at 2 p.m. Call 800-372-6437 for more information.
Minnesota Homefront Exhibit
Carver County Historical Society hosts "Minnesota Homefront," a new traveling exhibit about life in Minnesota during World War II. Free. Call 952-442-4234 for more information.
Legacy Letters Project
Legacy Letters, produced by tpt and 1000 Friends of Minnesota, seeks essays about significant people, places, ideas and events in Minnesota history. Inspired by Minnesota Historical Society's MN150 exhibit. Deadline for submitting nominations: February 4, 2011.
Story Time and Craft
Minnesota Discovery Center hosts children's story time and craft "How Paper is Made" on Saturday February 5, 2011. Call 800-372-6437 for more information.
Minnesota Discovery Center archivist Philip Deloria provides demonstration of traditional leather hand bookbinding on Saturday February 5, 2011, 2 p.m. Demonstration included with admission. Call 800-372-6437 for more information.
Social Concerns Talk
Hormel Historic Home hosts Dustin Heckman, Mower County Historical Society's executive director, who will present "Yes, That Really Happened!: Humorous Stories of Mower County's Past," Tuesday February 15, 2011, 11 a.m. Free, including lunch. RSVP, 507-433-4243, by Friday February 11, 2011.
History Corps Sharing Meetings
Join Hamline-Midway History Corps the third Saturday of each month for History Corps Sharing Meetings, Ginkgo Coffeehouse, St. Paul, 2-4 p.m. Next meeting: February 19, 2011.