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Civil War Roundtable
Cannon Valley Civil War Roundtable will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday February 20, 2014, 7 p.m., Faribault Senior Center, Faribault MN. Guest speaker Brandon Peeters will discuss the Battle of Shiloh. Contact Dan Peterson, 507-459-3140, for more information.
Join Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, for a Wonderful Winter Kids Kraft, Saturday February 22, 2014, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Free, but registrations required for supplies. Contact SCHS, 952-445-0378, for more information or to register.
Join Goodhue County Historical Society, Red Wing MN, for the 8th Annual Bling & Chocolate Fundraiser, February 23, 2014, 2-4 p.m. Seating limited; call 651-388-6024 to purchase advance tickets.
Civil War Re-enactors
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, hosts Arn Kind, who will present "Kindred Spirits: Civil War Re-enactors," Thursday February 27, 2014, 6 p.m. Call 507-345-5566 for more information.
Cowboy Music History
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, welcomes Ron Affolter, "Lonesome Ron," for a presentation on western and cowboy songs, Thursday February 27, 2014, 7 p.m. Call 507-451-1420 for more information.
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, will hold their annual meeting on Sunday March 2, 2014, 2 p.m. at the Heritage Center. Jack Madsen will present "Reflections of the Past." Call 507-345-5566 for more information.
Civil War Women
Anoka County Historical Society, Anoka MN, hosts a program on Civil War women, Thursday March 6, 2014, 7 p.m., Chomonix Golf Course, Lino Lakes MN. Call 763-421-0600 for more information.
Explore the history of chocolate with Carver County Historical Society, Waconia MN, at the "Laketown Chocolates Tour and Tasting," Saturday March 8, 2014, 2 p.m., Laketown Chocolates. Registration limited to 15; call 952-442-4234.
Pond Dakota Mission Park, Bloomington MN, hosts a maple sugaring event on Sunday March 9, 2014, 2-4 p.m. Call 952-563-8674 for more information.
Ramsey County Library-Maplewood presents "Gangsters of Ramsey County: a Hair-Raising History," Tuesday March 18, 2014, 7 p.m. Presented by Sara Markoe Hanson of White Bear Lake Area Historical Society in partnership with Maplewood Area Historical Society. Call 651-724-6022 for more information.
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, announces an Author Talk with Joel Arnold, author of "Ox Cart Angel," Thursday March 20, 2014, 7-8 p.m. Call 952-445-0378 for more information.
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, celebrates the end of Prohibition (exhibit) with "Art of the Cocktail" at Turtles 1890 Social Centre, Friday March 21, 2014, 7-10 p.m. Tickets: $15; must be 21+ to attend. Contact SCHS, 952-445-0378, for more information.
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, invites the public to their annual fundraiser "Surrounded by History: Banking in Blue Earth County," March 21, 2014, 6 p.m., Centennial Student Union Ballroom, Minnesota State University, Mankato. Tickets: $50/person; available through March 7, 2014 at the Heritage Center or online. Call 507-345-5566 for more information.
A Logger's Life
Anoka County Historical Society, Anoka MN, announces an interactive program about the history of logging and life in a logging camp, Saturday March 22, 2014, 2 p.m., Johnsville Library, Blaine MN. Program open to all ages; craft time limited to 30 people. Call 763-421-0600 for more information.
Save the Date
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, announces that chef Amy Thielen will be the speaker for their 3rd Annual Fundraiser, Thursday April 24, 2014, 5:30-9 p.m., Gorecki Center, College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph MN. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Save the Date
St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth MN, invites the public to participate in the VMH 5K Fun Run, a fundraiser for its Veterans' Memorial Hall Program, Saturday May 17, 2014, Twig Bakery, Duluth. Early registration fee (by May 1, 2014): $20.