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 44th Winter Wisconsin Antiques Dealers Association Show & Sale
Friday, February 2, 2018 through Saturday, February 3, 2018. 10 am - 8 pm. Affordable, time-tested, family-friendly antiques! All indoors. 56+ Quality Dealers from 6 states. Friday 10-8; Saturday 10-5 . Special Exhibit: "The Marketing of Tobacco". 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. $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, Education [E-106392]
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 Lunch & Learn: A Historical Perspective on the Work Week (& Blue Laws)
Friday, December 15, 2017. 11:30 am. Blue laws enforced religious standards in America and restricted businesses from opening on Sundays. Jews were particularly affected by blue laws because their day of rest (Shabbat) is on Saturday meaning they would not be able to open their shops for business all weekend. Join scholar Jonathan Pollack in exploring the historical and contemporary implications of this complicated topic. Lecture & Lunch $18; Lecture Only $7. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 4143905730. Subjects: Historic, Economy, Museums [E-106695]
 Heritage Hollyday
Saturday, December 16, 2017. 1pm to 5pm. Enjoy watching and helping the citizens of Point Basse as they get ready for Christmas. Kids will be able to make church pew dolls in the house, thumb tops in the three bay shed, help decorate the tree in the schoolhouse and make a craft. There will be a wood splitting demonstration, hot chocolate and marshmallows by the three bay shed. Roasted hazelnuts and a cooking demonstration in the cabin. Historic Point Basse site, 300 Wakely Road, Nekoosa, Wood County. Call 715-459-1722. Subjects: Holidays, Historic [E-106709]
 An Evening with Nature The First 12,000 Years of Native American History
Thursday, January 11, 2018. 7-8:30 pm. Presenter: Herman Binder, Independent Researcher & Writer Delve into the first 12,000 years of Indian history of the upper Great Lakes area from the end of the Ice Age to the very beginning of European contact. This includes pre-historic climate change, early migrations, and transforming artifact styles from petroforms and mounds to the other cultural/landscape traits. This program is most appropriate for people over 12 years old. Free. Kettle Moraine State Forest, Northern Unit, N2875 State Hwy 67, Campbellsport, Fond du Lac County. Call 920-533-8322. Subjects: Education, Environment, Historic [E-106741]
 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 
 White House Christmas Ornaments
Friday, October 27, 2017 through Saturday, January 20, 2018. View 25 ornaments created by the White House Historical Association and learn about the presidents and era each represents. A limited quantity of these ornaments are also for sale in the museum gift shop. Free with museum admission. The History Center of Washington County/Old Courthouse Museum, 320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-335-4678. Subjects: Historic, Holidays, Government [E-106653]
 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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