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Schubert Club Event
The Schubert Club, St. Paul MN, hosts local artists from The New Age Art Salon, Thursday May 8, 2014, 7:30-9 p.m., Landmark Center. Free, but RSVPs are requested.
Join Burnsville Historical Society, Burnsville MN, for their exhibit opening, "Burnsville's Attic: 1939," Thursday May 8, 2014, Ames Center for the Performing Arts, Burnsville. Call 612-743-0037 for more information.
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Moorhead MN, announces free admission for mothers on Sunday May 11, 2014, in honor of Mother's Day. Call 218-299-5511 for more information.
Civil War Talk
Lyon County Historical Society, Marshall MN, hosts Dr. Lloyd Petersen who will speak on caregivers during the Civil War, May 14, 2014, 6:30 p.m.. Call 507-537-6580 for more information.
Greatest Generation Talk
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, welcomes Dr. Patrick Greenwood for a presentation on Owatonna physicians from the Greatest Generation, Thursday May 15, 2014, 7 p.m. Call 507-451-1420 for more information.
Rhythm & Brews
Sherburne History Center, Becker MN, hosts a "Rhythm & Brews" fundraiser, Friday May 16, 2014, Carousell Works, Big Lake MN. Tickets: $25. Call 763-261-4433 or 763-262-4433 (metro).
Syttende Mai Celebrations
Nordic Culture Clubs is celebrating Syttende Mai, Norway's Constitution Day, Saturday May 17, 2014, with a Nordic Footprints 5K Walk/Run and Polse Fest. Call 218-299-5452 for more information.
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, hosts Larry Luukkonen, who will present a program called "Mapping the St. Louis River," Saturday May 17, 2014, 1 p.m. Call 218-879-1938 for more information.
Norwegian Children's Program
Brown County Historical Society, New Ulm MN, offers a Norwegian children's program in honor of Syttende Mai, Saturday May 17, 2014, 1 p.m. Call 507-233-2616 for more information.
Sherburne History Center, Becker MN, hosts "Oak Savannah and Prairie," Saturday May 17, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon. Learn about Minnesota's ecosystem from local environmental groups. Call 763-261-4433 or 763-262-4433 (metro) for more information.
Book Release Party
Maud Hart Lovelace Society invites the public to join them for the reissue of Maud and Delos Lovelace's book "One Stayed at Welcome," Sunday May 18, 2014, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Magers and Quinn Booksellers, Minneapolis MN.
Harkin Store, New Ulm MN, operated by Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, announces a special program about riverboats on the Minnesota River, Sunday May 18, 2014, 1-4 p.m. Call 507-934-2160 for more information.
A Year in Vietnam
Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake and White Bear Lake Area Historical Society present Darryl LeMire, who will speak about his experiences as aircraft support during the Vietnam War, Monday May 19, 2014, 6 p.m. Free. Call 651-407-5327 for more information.
Sneak Peek Tour
Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, St. Paul MN, invites the public to join them for a sneak peek tour of the Pioneer Endicott building, St. Paul MN, Tuesday May 20, 2014, 6-8 p.m. Cost: $10/PAM members; $15/nonmembers.
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, welcomes the public to meet Sandy Howe, artist for the "Simplicity" art exhibit currently on display at the historical society, Tuesday May 20, 2014, 5-7 p.m. Call 507-345-5566 for more information.
Lyon County Historical Society, Marshall MN, hosts Bill Palmer, who will speak on the Veterans Conservation Corps that built Camden State Park, Wednesday May 21, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Call 507-537-6580 for more information.
Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake and White Bear Lake Area Historical Society host a talk about the history of the White Bear Lake library, Wednesday May 21, 2014, 2 p.m. Call 651-407-5327 for more information.
Who Lived in My House?
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, announces a workshop designed for people interested in researching the history of their St. Cloud home. Join them for "Who Lived in My House?," Wednesday May 21, 2014, 10 a.m. Come at 9:30 a.m. to attend "Intro to the Research Center and Archives" class. RSVP for both to Sarah Warmka, 320-253-8424.
Lyon County Historical Society, Marshall MN, hosts a grand opening of the ice cream shop and Pioneer and Early Farming exhibit in the museum's lower level, May 28, 2014. Call 507-537-6580 for more information.
History in a Pint
St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth MN, announces the next event of its Veterans' Memorial Hall program, "History in a Pint" series, "More than War Souvenirs: Reflections on Minnesota's WWII Veterans and their Japanese Swords," May 29, 2014, 6 p.m., Carmody Irish Pub, Duluth. Call 218-733-7500 for more information.
Civil War Stories
Boy in Blue Memorial Project, Mankato MN, hosts "Boys in Blue Civil War Stories," Saturday May 31, 2014, Blue Earth County Library, 10 a.m. Call 507-304-4020 for more information.
Save the Date
Anoka County Historical Society, Anoka MN, announces the return of their popular Civil War Bus Tour of Anoka County, Saturday June 28, 2014, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Seating limited; reservation required. Buy tickets online or call 763-421-0600.