Winona County Historical Society, Winona MN, hosts "Lost Winona," Friday January 27, 2012, 12:05 p.m. Archivist Walter Bennick will present. Call 507-454-2723 for more information.
Stop by the AAW Gallery of Wood Art, Landmark Center, St. Paul MN, to see artists Linda Ferber work woodturning magic, Saturday January 28 and Sunday February 5, 2012, 12-3 p.m. Contact Gallery of Wood Art for more information.
Goodhue County Historical Society, Red Wing MN, hosts their Annual Meeting, Sunday January 29, 2012, 2 p.m. John Grabko Sr. presents "Lands of the U.S. Dakota War 1862." Free. Call 651-388-6024 for more information.
Pine Island Township exhibit opens Sunday, January 29, 2012 at Goodhue County Historical Society, Red Wing MN. Free open house 1-4 p.m. Call 651-388-6024 for more information.
The next Region 5 History Coalition meeting is scheduled for Tuesday January 31, 2012, 1 p.m., Region 5 Development Commission's office, Staples MN. Please note their new location: 200 1st Street NE, Ste 2. Steve Elliott, Minnesota Historical Society Director and CEO, will be the guest speaker. RSVP to Mary Warner.
Zumbrota Area Historical Society, Zumbrota MN, will host the next Goodhue County Historical Organizations meeting, Tuesday January 31, 2012, 3 p.m. Contact Karen Brooks for more information.
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Moorhead MN, hosts two new exhibits, "Exploring Now: 365 Days to 50" and "The sheARTS Project: Art Hats for Breast Cancer Awareness." Both showcase how art heals the soul in times of life's challenges. On display February 4 through March 26, 2012. Call 218-299-5511 for more information.
Civil War Course
Columbia Heights Community Education offers "Minnesota's Two Civil Wars," taught by Stephen Osman, February 6 through March 5, 2012, 7-8:30 p.m., Columbia Heights High School Media Center. Register online.
In conjunction with the traveling exhibit "Minnesota Disasters," Stearns History Center, St. Cloud MN, invites the public to "Show and Share Your Minnesota Disaster," Monday February 6, 2012, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Waseca County Historical Society, Waseca MN, invites the public to the Annual Ice Harvest on Clear Lake, Waseca MN, Wednesday February 8, 2012, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities for the whole family! Sponsored by WCHS, Farmamerica, and Akorn Creations, Janesville MN. For more information, contact Joan Mooney, 507-835-7700.
Winona County Historical Society, Winona MN, hosts Museum Open House, Sunday February 12, 2012, noon-4 p.m. Free. Call 507-454-2723 for more information.
New Deal Talk
Winona County Historical Society, Winona MN, hosts Rolf Anderson, who will speak on "The New Deal in Minnesota," Wednesday February 15, 2012, 12:05 p.m. Call 507-454-2723 for more information.
Bling & Chocolate
Goodhue County Historical Society, Red Wing MN, hosts "Bling & Chocolate," Sunday February 19, 2012, 2-4 p.m. A fun afternoon of fabulous jewelry and delicious chocolate desserts! Tickets: $15 in advance. Call 651-388-6024 for more information.
Wadena County Historical Society, Wadena MN, will hold a Presidents' Day Sloppy Joes Luncheon Fundraiser, Monday February 20, 2012, Wadena United Methodist Church. Free-will donations accepted. Contact Sandi Pratt, 218-631-9079, for more information.
Winona County Historical Society, Winona MN, hosts book chat on "Still Alice" by Lisa Genova, a debut novel about a woman's sudden descent into early Alzheimer's disease, Wednesday February 22, 2012, 12:05 p.m. Call 507-4545-2723 for more information.