History Lecture Series
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County hosts Dr. John Cox, who will discuss "The Creation and Re-creation of Bosnia" Saturday March 5, 2011, 2 p.m. Call 218-299-5511 for more information.
Girls' Spring Tea
Scott County Historical Society hosts a spring tea for girls and their American Girls Dolls, Saturday March 12, 2011, 1:30 p.m. Space is limited; call 952-445-0378 to register.
WWII American GIs
Friends of Red Wing Public Library and Goodhue County Historical Society co-sponsor program on American GIs in World War II by Dr. Thomas Saylor, Saturday March 12, 2011, 10 a.m., Red Wing Public Library. Contact Char, 651-388-6024, for more information.
Carver County Historical Society hosts Day of Play Family Day, Saturday March 19, 2011, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Explore the history of toys. Call 952-442-4234 for more information.
Scott County Historical Society welcomes Minnesota History Player Virginia May Hope, Women Airforce Service Pilot, Thursday March 24, 2011. Call 952-445-0378 for details.
Carver County Historical Society and Carver County Parks host "Syrup Spectacular," Saturday March 26, 2011, 10 a.m. to noon, Baylor Regional Park. Call 952-442-4234 for more information.
Scott County Historical Society hosts Kids' Kraft Saturday March 26, 2011, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Family fun, including craft and story time. Call 952-445-0378 for more information.
Rag Rug Program
Minnesota Discovery Center, Chisholm MN, hosts Barb Leuelling on Saturday March 26, 2011, for "What's in a Rag Rug?!" Workshop included with museum admission. Call 800-372-6437 for more information.
LeDuc Historic Estate hosts "Modern Interpretations of Historic Designs II" international competition involving use of any of the 21 designated patterns from Hastings Needle Work Company established by the LeDuc women in 1888. Check out the Completion Guidlines and Patterns. Call 651-437-7055 with questions. Deadline: March 31, 2011.
New Traveling Exhibits
Minnesota Historical Society offers two new traveling exhibits funded by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Application cycles for Electrifying Minnesota and Minnesota Disasters will begin in Spring 2011. Contact the Traveling Exhibits staff with questions.
Dates and themes are online for Carver County Historical Society's summer history camps. Available late June through end of July 2011.