Food for Thought
Winona County Historical Society, Winona MN, presents Food for Thought lecture "Winona's Centennial of Powered Flight: The Airplane Comes to Winona," Wednesday December 7, 2011, 12:05 p.m. Fred Beseler speaks on the arrival of the first powered aircraft in Winona, October 1911. Call 507-454-2723 for more information.
Lost Twin Cities
Twin Cities Public Television will air "Lost Twin Cities III," Wednesday December 7, 2011, 7 p.m. on TPT2.
Children's Story Time
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society, White Bear Lake MN, invites children to the Fillebrown House to listen to holiday poems and stories, December 7 and 8, 6-7 p.m. Cost: $2/person. Reservations required: call 651-407-5327 or register online.
Parks and Trails Talk
Burnsville Historical Society, Burnsville MN, hosts Terry Schultz, City of Burnsville, who will speak on the past, present, and future of greenways, parks and trails in Burnsville, at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center, Thursday December 8, 2011, 7 p.m. Call 952-895-4685 for more information.
Christmas in the County
Mower County Historical Society, Austin MN, hosts its annual Christmas in the County celebration, December 9-10, 2011. Bake sale, silent auction, outdoor activities, and more. Call 507-437-6082 for more information.
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society, White Bear Lake MN, holds holiday tours at historic Fillebrown House, Saturday December 10, 2011, 1-4 p.m. Cost: $5 adults, $3 under 13. Reservations recommended; call 651-407-5327.
Holiday Open House
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Moorhead MN, invites the public to their annual Holiday Open House, Saturday December 10, 2011, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Call 218-299-5511 for more information.
Becker County Historical Society, Detroit Lakes MN, hosts Gary Morrison, who presents "Hi, I'm Ernie Pyle," a one-man show about Ernie Pyle and World War II, Saturday December 10, 2011, 3 p.m. Call 218-847-2938 for more information.
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, invites the public to the Gideon Pond House for Christmas carols and excerpts from Rev. Gideon Pond's sermons. Refreshments. Cost: $2 adults; children and members free. Call 952-563-8693 for more information.
Maplewood Area Historical Society, Maplewood MN, invites the public to enjoy tea at the 1912 Bruentrup Heritage Farm, January 14, 2012, 11:30 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. Cost:$25/person. Call Joyce, 651-770-1592, for more information and for reservations.
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Moorhead MN, hosts "Ordinary Vikings," a collections of 30 "bog stav" sculptures hanging as mobiles. Free; open now through January 18, 2012. Call 218-299-5511 for more information.