Family Fun Day
Minnesota Discovery Center, Chisholm MN, hosts Family Fun Day, Saturday November 5, 2011, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities, prizes, and performances; lots to see and do. Call 800-372-6437 for more information.
Minnesota Discovery Center, Chisholm MN, opens new exhibit, "Sketchers and Carvers," Saturday November 5, 2011. Reception for the artists held Saturday November 12, 2011, 1-4 p.m. Call 800-372-6437 for more information.
Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, hosts Olga Carlson, a native Luxembourger, who will discuss immigrants from Luxembourg and where in the Midwest they settled, Sunday November 6, 2011, 2 p.m. Contact Jessica, 507-934-2160, for more information.
Music and Stories
Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn Park MN, hosts "The Story of Music, Stories from Home," Sunday November 6, 2011, 2 p.m. at Brookdale Library, Brooklyn Center. Call 763-560-8893 for more information.
St. Martin's Day
Landmark Center and Germanic American Institute, St. Paul, host St. Martin's Day, Sunday November 6, 2011, 4-6 p.m. Celebrate German traditions and treats. Please bring items to donate to Joseph's Coat. Call 651-292-3225 for more information.
Sarah Sibley Talk
Stearns History Center hosts David Grabitske, who will present his book "Six Miles from St. Paul: the Family and Society of Sarah Jane Sibley," at the Breakfast Club, Wednesday November 9, 2011, 9 a.m. Free for members; non-members, $5. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society holds their annual meeting Thursday November 10, 2011, 6-9 p.m. Peter R. Reis will speak on White Bear Lake in the World War II era. Tickets: $19/members, $24/non-members. Reservations required; call 651-407-5327.
Burnsville Historical Society meets Thursday November 10, 2011, 7 p.m. at Burnsville Performing Arts Center to learn from Kurt Chatfield, Dakota County Planning, how new parks and greenways planned for Burnsville will connect the old and new. Free. Call 952-895-4685 for more information.
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, hosts John LaBatte, who will present "Causes of the Dakota War of 1862" at the historic Pond House, Sunday November 20, 2011, 2 p.m. Call 952-563-8693 for more information.