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Life on the Ice – Winter Education Program

Family ice fishing

Learn how to not only survive, but embrace our winter months from local experts. Topics presented at this event will be basic ice safety, the joys of winter camping, and historic tactics to surviving the cold. Presenters include: Wilderness Inquiry, local DNR conservation officer Mitchell Lawler, and Jack Driscoll.

Fee: $9 individual, $18 family, FREE for museum members

Participants must register with Community Ed (to register online click here) or calling 320-762-3310, extension 2. Registration begins November 20, 2017.

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Sponsored by:
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McCarten Design Enterprises

Bill Staines Live at the Museum

Musician and songwriter, Bill Staines, has 26 recordings to his credit and has written over 300 songs, many of which have been recorded by the likes of Peter, Paul, and Mary, Makem and Clancy, Nanci Griffith, Glen Yarborough, and Jerry Jeff Walker.

Staines came on the folk scene in the early 1960s and has toured extensively over the past five decades, playing over 175 shows a year. During his early years, Bill was a frequent performer on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” radio show.

The concert will be held in the unique setting of the Museum’s North Gallery, surrounded by classic wooden boats and other lakes memorabilia. Doors open at 6:30, music 7-9 pm. Admission is $8 for the public, but museum members may attend at no charge. No outside food or beverage, please. Guests should use the main entrance.

Sponsored by: Bell Bank

Learn more about Bill Staines