Public Meeting Notice
Public meeting scheduled today, Wednesday October 19, 2011, 4:30-6 p.m., Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis MN, to view and discuss new design plans for Peavey Plaza. The plaza was on Preservation Alliance of Minnesota's 10 Most Endangered Historic Places list in 2008.
Living La Vida
Ramsey County Historical Society, St. Paul MN, presents "Living La Vida: Discussion," Thursday October 20, 2011, noon. History discussion follows presentation by Leila Albert on Mexican Americans in Ramsey County. Free. Call 651-222-0701 for more information.
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, seeks volunteers to help put the Stans Garden to bed for the winter, Friday October 21, 2011, 3-6 p.m. Bring gloves and a rake, if possible. SCHS will provide lawn bags and refreshments. Contact Allison if you are able to attend, 952-445-0378.
Minnesota Discovery Center, Chisholm MN, offers a special Family Fun Trolley to Glen Location, October 22 and 29, 2011, 1 and 3 p.m. Cost: $2/person plus admission. Call 800-372-6437 for more information.
Civil War Talk
Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn Park MN, hosts Darryl Sannes, who will speak on "Patriots of Brooklyn," Tuesday October 25, 2011, 6:30 p.m., Brookdale Library, Brooklyn Center. Call 763-560-8893 for more information.
Big Top Chautauqua
Minnesota State University, Mankato, hosts Big Top Chautauqua's "Old Minnesota: Song of the North Star" for the opening of their renovated Centennial Student Union Ballroom, Friday October 28, 2011, 7:30 p.m. Advanced tickets available online.
LeDuc Historic Estate, Hastings MN, hosts Harvest Haunting, Saturday October 29, 2011, 5-9 p.m. Tickets: $5. Call 651-437-7055 for more information or to schedule a tour.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, presents Halloween Historia, Saturday October 29, 2011, noon-4 p.m. Tickets: $3. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Join Riverland Community College, Austin MN, for the opening reception for "Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations," Wednesday November 2, 2011, 5 p.m., East Building, Room N123. RSVP by October 26, 2011.
Mower County Historical Society, Austin MN, invites its members and the public to attend their Annual Meeting at the Hormel Historic Home, Thursday November 3, 2011, 6 p.m. Tickets: $12; RSVP by Wednesday October 26, 2011. For more information or to reserve seats call 507-437-6082.
St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth MN, announces "Art Unveiled!," a fundraising event at the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center, Wednesday November 16, 2011, 5:30-8 p.m. Enjoy art, history, wine and cheese, and music for $25/ticket. Call 218-733-7586 for more information or to reserve tickets.
New Deal Exhibit
Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County hosts traveling exhibit "Uncle Sam's New Deal," November 17-December 30, 2011. Join them for an exhibit preview Thursday November 17, 2011, 5-7 p.m., Usher's House, Moorhead. Reservations required. Call Tim Jorgensen, 218-299-5511 x6737 by Thursday November 10, 2011 to reserve your spot.
Traveling Exhibits Available
Looking to host a traveling exhibit on Minnesota History? Minnesota Historical Society has several exhibits available for 2012. Contact Aaron Novodvorsky, 651-259-3052, for more information.