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 67th Fall Wisconsin Antiques Dealers Association Show and Sale
Friday, October 5, 2018 through Saturday, October 6, 2018. 10:00 am - 8:00 pm. Affordable, time-tested, human-friendly antiques! All indoors. 56+ Quality Dealers from 6 states. Special Exhibit: "Antique Candy Containers". $1 Ticket Discount at www.WisconsinAntiquesDealers.com . Proceeds from admission benefit: Grants for historic preservation within Wisconsin; Waukesha County, WI college scholarships; and Friends of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Good food. Free parking. ATM on premises. BOGO: One 25 or under, free with one paid admission. $7 ($1 discount offered with any of our ads). Waukesha Expo Center, Forum Bldg, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha, Waukesha County. Call 414-510-4441. E-mail: jjmcard@comcast.net Web: www.WisconsinAntiquesDealers.com Subjects: Antiques, Historic, Art [E-107802]
 Open house
Sunday, May 6, 2018 through Sunday, December 30, 2018. Sundays from 1:00 - 4:00. The Sterling North home, located at 409 West Rollin Street in Edgerton is open Sundays from April through December. Sterling North wrote over thirty books, the most famous being an autobiographical account of his adventures with his pet raccoon Rascal. He also wrote So Dear to My Heart and The Wolfling. The home which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. has been restored to the way it looked in 1917. Please visit our website. $3 for students and $5 for adults. Sterling North Home/Museum/Barn, 409 W. Rollin St, Edgerton, Rock County. Call 608-884-8337. Subjects: Museums, Books, Historic [E-107229]
 45th Winter Wisconsin Antiques Dealers Association Show and Sale
Friday, February 1, 2019 through Saturday, February 2, 2019. 10:00 am - 8:00 pm. Affordable, time-tested, human-friendly antiques! All indoors. 56+ Quality Dealers from 6 states. Friday 10am-8pm; Saturday 10am-5pm. $1 Ticket Discount at our website. Proceeds from admission benefit: Grants for historical preservation within Wisconsin; Waukesha County, WI college scholarships; and Friends of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Good food. Free parking. ATM on premises. BOGO: One 25 or under, free with one paid admission. $7 ($1 discount offered with any of our ads). Waukesha Expo Center, Forum Bldg, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha, Waukesha County. Call 414-510-4441. E-mail: jjmcard@comcast.net Web: www.WisconsinAntiquesDealers.com Subjects: Antiques, Art, Historic [E-107803]
 Single Day Events 
 Stars and Stripes Honor Flight
Wednesday, September 12, 2018. 1:30 pm. The Stars and Stripes Honor Flight flies veterans from WWII, Korea, and Vietnam by flying them to Washington DC to see their memorial with no cost to them. A representative of the program will speak and show a video featuring the program in depth in the basement clubroom. Cake and ice cream follow the program. Nonmembers are always welcome at club events. Free. Glen Hills Middle School, 2600 W Mill Rd, Glendale, Milwaukee County. Call 414-247-6029. Subjects: Military, Seniors, Historic [E-107940]
 Sons of Norway Event
Saturday, September 15, 2018. 6:30 pm. Join us for a fascinating presentation by Arno Morton on Gunvald Tomstad, a courageous Norwegian double agent during World War II. Refreshments will be served. All with an interest in Norwegian culture and heritage are welcome. More info at our website. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 3009 N Meade St, Appleton, Calumet County. Call 9202023382. Subjects: Ethnic, International, Historic [E-107923]
 Golda Meir: The Journey Home
Tuesday, September 18, 2018. 6:30pm -7:30pm. Join us in welcoming Golda Meir, as portrayed by Jessica Michna, and learn how a woman born in Ukraine and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, became Israel's fourth Prime Minister. Doors open at 6:00pm. Free. The History Center Washington County, 320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-335-4678. Subjects: Historic, Community, Women [E-107759]
 Historic Kenosha Museum Bus Trip
Tuesday, October 2, 2018. 6:45am - 6:00pm. Enjoy a fun filled day at the Dinosaur Discovery Museum, a street car ride to the Civil War Museum. We will also enjoy a buffet meal at the Boat House Pub. In the afternoon, we will explore the Kenosha History Center and Southport Light Station Museum , and end with shopping at Tenuta's Italian Market. $65 person - Includes: motor coach, lunch, & admissions fees. Bus leaves from History Center, West Bend with pick up also at the Richfield Park and Ride. $65 person. Bus leaves from the History Center West Bend and also the Richfield Park & Ride, 320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-335-4678. Subjects: Historic, Food, Travel [E-107760]
 Dagwaagin Fall Encampment
Saturday, October 6, 2018. 10 am to 4 pm. This Fall Gathering features several re-enactors demonstrating flint knapping, firestarting, rope making, duck decoys constructed from cattails, and more - think of it as a mini-Rendezvous along with shorter tours of the historic site and Ojibwe Village. The clay ovens will be fired and several primitive camps will be set up. Tomahawk throwing and archery are included in this event. $10 for adults, $8 for Seniors 65+, Retired/Active Military and College Students; $6 children 6-17. Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park, 8500 County Road U, Danbury, Burnett County. Call 715-866-8890. Subjects: Historic, Reenactments, Education [E-107167]
 Our Ancestors Were German
Thursday, October 18, 2018. 6:30pm. Join us as we welcome Astrid Adler author of Our Ancestors were German for a discussion of her book and the emigration of our German ancestors. During the 19th century, nearly six million Germans left their homes for other countries; most would never see Germany again. Adler will discuss the reasons for their emigration and share stories of their emigration told through archival records such as passenger lists, census data, family letters, church records, and family trees. Free for History Center members - $15 for non-members. The History Center Washington County, 320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-335-4678. Subjects: Historic, Seniors, Community [E-107882]
 Trip to the SC Johnson Headquarters in Racine
Friday, October 26, 2018. 8:45 am. The trip to the SC Johnson Headquarters includes a tour of the administration building, the research tower, and Fortaleza Hall, all of which were built in 1939 by Frank Lloyd Wright. The film To Be Alive will be shown in the Rondelle Theater. Lunch is on your own at the Reef Point Brew House. Participants can then choose to visit the Heritage Museum of History of the Racine Art Museum. Call for reservations. $29. Glen Hills Middle School, 2600 W Mill Rd, Glendale, Milwaukee County. Call 414-247-6029. Subjects: Historic, Museums, Seniors [E-107943]
 The Hidden History of Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Saturday, November 3, 2018. 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. This fascinating program takes a close-up look at the literary genius of Charles Dickens, England's most celebrated Victorian novelist, and explores the hidden history behind the author's 1843 Christmas classic. Presented by Rochelle Pennington. Alice Baker Memorial Public Library, 820 E. Main Street, Eagle, Waukesha County. Call 262-594-2800. Subjects: Historic [E-107995]
 Summer Concert at Jacobs House
Sunday, August 7, 4011. 1 pm. As part of the summer concert series at homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, there will be a concert at the Jacobs House featuring Dawn Lawler on flute and Mary Ann Harr playing the harp. Guests will receive a tour from Susan Jacobs Lockhart, who lived in the home as a young girl. All proceeds from this event will go toward the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. To purchase tickets for the Taliesin Home Concert Series, call 1-866-530-7528 ext. 481 $95 per ticket. Jacobs House, 441 Toepfer Street, Madison, Dane County. Call 1-866-530-7528 ext. 481. Subjects: Music, Historic, Classical [E-83137]
 Get Your Photos Out of Chaos
Thursday, January 8, 4015. 6pm-8pm. If you have a variety of photos (printed and/or digital) but have no idea where to start on putting them in order. We'll share: - Reasons to get motivated including family archiving, importance of photos in children's self-esteem and passing down traditions and stories to future generations - What to do with printed photos, old photo albums and boxes of mixed up photos - What to do with digital photos & how to find what you need on your computer $25. Pixologie, 9803 S 13th Street, Oak Creek, Select One County. Call Please RSVP to 414-731-1881. Subjects: Photography, Hobbies, Historic [E-99671]
 Get Your Photos Out of Chaos
Saturday, February 7, 4015. 10am-noon. If you have a variety of photos (printed and/or digital) but have no idea where to start on putting them in order. We'll share: - Reasons to get motivated including family archiving, importance of photos in children's self-esteem and passing down traditions and stories to future generations - What to do with printed photos, old photo albums and boxes of mixed up photos - What to do with digital photos & how to find what you need on your computer $25. Pixologie, 9803 S 13th Street, Oak Creek, Select One County. Call Please RSVP to 414-731-1881. Subjects: Photography, Hobbies, Historic [E-99672]
 Get Your Photos Out of Chaos
Thursday, March 5, 4015. 6pm-8pm. If you have a variety of photos (printed and/or digital) but have no idea where to start on putting them in order. We'll share: - Reasons to get motivated including family archiving, importance of photos in children's self-esteem and passing down traditions and stories to future generations - What to do with printed photos, old photo albums and boxes of mixed up photos - What to do with digital photos & how to find what you need on your computer $25. Pixologie, 9803 S 13th Street, Oak Creek, Select One County. Call Please RSVP to 414-731-1881. Subjects: Photography, Hobbies, Historic [E-99673]
 Get Your Photos Out of Chaos
Thursday, March 5, 4015. 6pm-8pm. If you have a variety of photos (printed and/or digital) but have no idea where to start on putting them in order. We'll share: - Reasons to get motivated including family archiving, importance of photos in children's self-esteem and passing down traditions and stories to future generations - What to do with printed photos, old photo albums and boxes of mixed up photos - What to do with digital photos & how to find what you need on your computer $25. Pixologie, 9803 S 13th Street, Oak Creek, Select One County. Call Please RSVP to 414-731-1881. Subjects: Photography, Hobbies, Historic [E-99674]
 Events Spanning Multiple Days 
 Antique/ Collectables/ Vintage Show
Saturday, September 8, 2018 through Sunday, September 9, 2018. 10am-5pm. Antiques, Collectables, and Vintage Show!! everything from Antique to newly re-purposed will be present at this show. There will be something for every taste. Marshfield Mall, 503 E. Ives Street #313, Marshfield, Wood County. Call 715-387-4311. Subjects: Antiques, Historic, Sales [E-107650]
 A Glimpse of the Past
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 through Thursday, October 15, 2020. 10 am - 3 pm. Alexander Noble House Museum presents "A Glimpse of Old Fish Creek", with an added feature Victorian Christmas in the Parlor. Enjoy a tour of a Greek Revival Farmhouse built in 1875 and experience a portrayal of domestic life in Door County at the turn of the century. $5.00 Admission. Alexander Noble House Museum, 4167 Main Street, Fish Creek, Door County. Call 920-868-2091. Subjects: Museums, Historic, Education [E-105338]
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Be aware of last-minute changes and cancellations. Always call before you go!

 


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