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March 2019

Easier Than You Think! Researching and Compiling Family History

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Goodhue County History Center, 1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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$24.00

  Analyzing various documents, recognizing detail gaps or issues, and creating research plan form the basis for excellence in your family history quest. Success improves with careful planning, group discussion, and proven techniques to develop step-by-step research plans. This really is earlier than you think, and you will leave this workshop feeling smarter, knowing more research resources, and in better control of your research. Bring a laptop computer or tablet if you have one. Participants will have the opportunity to…

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April 2019

Tea & Stitching: Boro Coasters

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Goodhue County History Center, 1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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$29.00

Traditional Japanese Boro cloths were created out of necessity with multiple patches layered one atop the other and carefully sewn on and reinforced with stitching to extend the life of a garment or household textile.  While enjoying a cup of Japanese tea, we'll use Boro techniques with contemporary fabrics to stitch two pieces that can be made into coasters or for use as decorative or necessary patches.   No experience is necessary.  $5 material fee will be payable to the…

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May 2019

Rosemaling, Ages 15+

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Goodhue County History Center, 1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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Discover the history and art of Scandinavian rosemaling.  You will learn rosemaling in the Telemark style, learning the basics of this style which include backgrounding design, scrolls, flowers, leaves, and stems.  You'll paint a small decorative sandwich board for your home.  A supply list needed will be sent out a week and a half prior to class or supplies may purchased at class from the instructor.  Bring a small box (such as a lid from shoe box) to transport your…

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