St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth MN, announces the opening of a new exhibit, "Quilts," in the Fesler Gallery of the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot). Call 218-733-7586 for more information.
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, will host a Military Tea to celebrate Armed Services Day, Saturday May 19, 2012, 2 p.m. Wear U.S. military apparel or accessory and receive a free recipe from the U.S. Armed Forces recipe collection. Call 218-879-1938 for more information.
Come to Bruentrup Heritage Farm, Maplewood Area Historical Society, Maplewood MN, for Spring Planting Day, Sunday May 20, 2012, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Call 651-748-9009 for more information.
Vintage Base Ball
The St. Croix Base Ball Club, which plays by the rules of 1860 and is a program of the Washington County Historical Society, Stillwater MN, begins its season in Lake St. Croix Beach MN, Pettit Park, Sunday May 20, 2012, 2 p.m. See the complete schedule. Call 651-439-5956 for more information.
Hubbard County Historical Society, Park Rapids MN, hosts Dave Anderson, who will talk about his trip to the battlefields of World War II Europe, Monday May 21, 2012, 7 p.m. at the new courthouse. Call 218-732-5237 for more information.
Civil War Program
Minneapolis Central Library hosts local historian Darryl Sannes, who will present "Hennepin County Residents and the Civil War," Tuesday May 22, 2012, 7 p.m., Pohlad Hall. Call 612-543-8000 for more information.
Landmark Center, St. Paul MN, invites members of the public to see several automata by Cecilia Schiller, on exhibit for a reception in the Musser Cortile, Tuesday May 22, 2012, 5-7 p.m.
LeDuc Historic Estate, Hastings MN, invites people of all ages to attend the Heritage Harvest Garden Celebration, Saturday June 2, 2012, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. Call 651-437-7055 for more information.
Presentation and Book Signing
Luxembourg American Cultural Society, Belgium WI, invites the public to a presentation and book signing with Fausto Gardini, Luxembourg American historian/researcher/author, Monday June 4, 2012, 4-7 p.m. at Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN. Free. Contact LACS, 262-476-5086, for more information.
invites colleagues to an online discussion, "Deaccessioning: It's Not a Four-Letter Word," Thursday June 7, 2012, 2-3 p.m. Eastern (1-2 p.m. Central) Time. Sign in online, 15 minutes prior to the event start time. Contact Kathy Lang with questions.
Living History Summer Camp
Rice County Historical Society, Faribault MN, hosts the 2012 History Camp June 11-15, 2012, 8:30 a.m. to noon, extended to 3 p.m. on Thursday for a field trip. Participants must be entering 4th-6th grade in the fall. Applications available at the historical society. Contact RCHS, 507-332-2121, for more information.
Ghosts of Anoka
Anoka County Historical Society, Anoka MN, announces that "Ghosts of Anoka" tours will be available the first and third full week on Thursday and Saturday of each month, now through October. Tickets: $7/adults ($5 ACHS members); $5/children. Call 763-421-0600 to order in advance.