Last chance to see "Pieced and Patched" quilt exhibit at Anoka County Historical Society, Anoka MN; the exhibit closes Saturday March 17, 2012. Bring a quilt of your own on March 17, 2 p.m., and learn how to preserve it to keep as an heirloom. Call 763-421-0600 for more information.
Northfield Historical Society, Northfield MN, hosts its 37th Annual Meeting on Saturday March 17, 2012, 6 p.m., at the Great Hall, Carleton College. Contact Hayes Scriven, 507-645-9268, for more information.
Civil War Talk
Jeff Williamson will present the life of Andrew Woods Williamson at Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, Sunday March 18, 2012, 2 p.m. Call 952-563-8693 for more information.
Appalachian Trail Talk
Lakeville Area Historical Society, Lakeville MN, hosts Freeman Wicklund, who will speak on "Adventures on the Appalachian Trail," Monday March 19, 2012, 7 p.m. Call 952-985-4403 for more information.
New Traveling Exhibit
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Moorhead MN, announces a new traveling exhibit, "The Seeds of Victory: Home Gardening Posters from the World Wars," on display March 20 through June 18, 2012. Call 218-299-5511 for more information.
Ramsey County Poor Farm
Join Maplewood Historical Society at Ramsey County Library - Maplewood, for a talk by Pete Boulay on the Ramsey County Poor Farm, Tuesday March 20, 2012, 7 p.m. Call Kristi Saksvig, 651-486-2208, for more information.
Sausage Making Program
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, hosts Tom Bislow, who will give a presentation on sausage making, Wednesday March 21, 2012, 2 p.m. Bring a recipe to share, if you wish. Refreshments served. Call 218-879-1938 for more information.
Genealogy and Fiction
Join New Brighton Historical Society at the Ramsey County Library - New Brighton for a talk by author Mary DesJarlais, who will discuss her novel "Dorie LaValle," inspired by a great-aunt who was a bootlegger in Osseo MN during Prohibition, Thursday March 22, 2012, 2 p.m. Call Kristi Saksvig, 651-486-2208, for more information.
John and Abigail Adams
Mower County Historical Society and Riverland Community College, Austin MN, host a talk on "Partners in Life & Politics: The Marriage of John & Abigail Adams," Thursday March 22, 2012, Riverland Community College, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Cost: $5; preregistration required by Monday March 19. Call Peggy Young, 507-433-0600 x2220, to register.
March Museum Sampler
Join the Minnesota Association of Museums for its March Museum Sampler at the Scott County Historical Society in Shakopee, Thursday March 22, 2012, 3:30-5:30. Free to members of MAM.
Academy for Lifelong Learning of Inver Hills Community College, Inver Grove MN, offers "Interesting Conversations with Interesting People," celebrating with Dakota County Historical Society, South St. Paul MN, the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. All sessions take place at the college; to register, call 651-450-3000 or email Lifelong Learning.
St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth MN, invites the public to their 90th Annual Meeting of the Membership, with featured speaker Jim Oberstar, former U.S. Representative, Tuesday March 27, 2012, 5 p.m., St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center. Tickets: $40, includes buffet dinner. RSVP to Susan, 218-733-7586, by Tuesday March 20.
Dakota Wicohan, Morton MN, celebrates its 10th year in operation with a Wopida celebration, Friday March 30, 2012, 5 p.m. Call 507-697-6272 for more information.
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, hosts historic seamstress Pauline Bold, who will show participants how to make corn husk dolls, cloth dolls, and yarn dolls, Sunday April 1, 2012, 2-4 p.m. All materials provided, $2 donation suggested. Call 952-563-8693 for more information.