Holiday Open House
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Moorhead MN, invites the public to their annual Holiday Open House, Saturday December 8, 2012, 1-3 p.m. Call 218-299-5511 for more information.
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, invites the public to tour the Pond House, then create a 2013 calendar using pictures of Dakota month names, including Sore Eyes Moon and Tree Popping Moon, Sunday December 9, 2012, 2-4 p.m. Suggested donation: $2. Call 952-563-8693 for more information.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, holds Breakfast Club on Wednesday December 12, 2012, 9 a.m. Chuck Winkelman and Tom Goddard will talk about the restoration of the Paramount Theater. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Civil War Program
Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn Park MN, hosts Wayne Jorgenson, who will speak on his book "Every Man Did His Duty," about the First Minnesota Infantry during the Civil War, Saturday December 15, 2012, 11 a.m., Brookdale Library. Afterwards, Randal Dietrich, Minnesota Historical Society, will convene the second in a series of discussions with Civil War stakeholders to review planning for the 2013 Gettysburg Anniversary and youth outreach.
Join Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, at the historic Pond House on Sunday December 16, 2012, 2-4 p.m. to sing Christmas carols and listen to Rev. Gideon Pond read excerpts from his 1862 Christmas sermon. Warm up next to the fire with Christmas treats. Suggested donation: $2. Call 952-563-8693 for more information.
Civil War Roundtable
Cannon Valley Civil War Roundtable will hold its Eighth Annual Civil War Pot Luck Supper, Thursday December 20, 2012, 6 p.m. at the Faribault Senior Citizens Center, Faribault MN. Informal meeting on Civil War topics, no guest speaker. Contact Dan Peterson, 507-459-3140, for more information.
Anoka County Historical Society's exhibit "Safe for Democracy: A Closer Look at Anoka County in World War I" will be closing at the end of December.
Harry Potter Bus Trip
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, announces a bus trip on Saturday January 12, 2013, to Minneapolis to see the "Harry Potter's World" exhibit at the University of Minnesota Wangensteen Historical Library and The Bakken Museum for a celebration of Benjamin Franklin's birthday. Fee: $30/members; $35/nonmembers, plus lunch costs. Registrations required; contact SCHS, 952-445-0378.
Save the Date
AirSpace Minnesota, Twin Cities MN, announces a celebration of National Air Mail Week and International Learn To Fly Day, Saturday May 18, 2013. Contact Kristi Rollag Wangstad, 952-473-3066, for more information.