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Wedding Dress Style Show
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, announces a Wedding Dress Style Show, Saturday July 13, 2013, 1 p.m. This program is part of the museum's summer exhibit "Dressed in White." Call 218-879-1938 for more information.
Rockford Area Historical Society, Rockford MN, invites the public to a kite making class at the Stork House, July 13, 2013, 10 a.m. Call 763-477-5383 for more information.
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, hosts Mission Sunday at Lac Qui Parle Mission, Montevideo MN, Sunday July 14, 2013. Church service 10:30 a.m.; potluck at noon; program begins at 1 p.m. Lois Glewwe will discusss the Huggins family journals. Call 952-563-8738 for more information.
Civil War Documentary
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, hosts Mike Eckers and Richard Oxley, who will discuss and show the film "From Wasioja to Washington," Thursday July 18, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
Mandela International Day
Minnesota African American Museum, Minneapolis MN, invites the public to celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day, Thursday July 18, 2013, 10 a.m. Call 612-872-1655 for more information.
U.S.-Dakota War Talk
Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, hosts a talk by historian John LaBatte, who will speak on the causes of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, at Fort Ridgely Historic Site, July 20, 2013, 1 p.m. Battlefield tour to follow at 2:30 p.m. Call 507-426-7888 or 507-934-2160 for more information.
Vintage Base Ball
The St. Croix Base Ball Club, a program of the Washington County Historical Society, Stillwater MN, will hold a vintage base ball exhibition Saturday July 20, 2013, 10 a.m. at the Old Athletic Field, Stillwater. Free. Call 651-439-5956 for more information.
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, hosts author Bruce A. Kohn, who will discuss his book "Dakota Child, Governor's Daughter: The Life of Helen Hastings Sibley," Governor Henry Sibley's daughter with Red Blanket Woman, Sunday July 21, 2013, 2 p.m. Call 952-563-8738 for more information.
Frontier Game Day
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, welcomes the public to Frontier Game Day, Sunday August 4, 2013, 2-4 p.m. Try your hand at several different games frontier children played, and make your own to take home. Call 952-563-8738 for more information.
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, hosts author Scott Berg, who will give a presentation about his highly acclaimed book about the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, "38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow and the Beginning of the Frontier's End," Sunday August 18, 2013, 2 p.m. Call 952-563-8738 for more information.