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- MNSOC Garage SaleStarts: 1:00 pmEnds: April 12, 2014 - 6:00 pmLocation: Event Horizon, Jackson Street Northeast, Minneapolis, MN, United States, North America
- Sewing Workshop with Elizabeth Stewart ClarkStarts: 12:00 amEnds: April 28, 2014 - 12:00 amLocation: Living History Society of MinnesotaDescription: This spring, The Living History Society of Minnesota will be hosting a sewing workshop series with Elizabeth Stewart Clark of The Sewing Academy. The dates of the series are April 25 - 27, 2014. Mrs. Clark is a noted expert in clothing of the mid-19th century who has presented to organizations and historic sites nationwide. This is an extraordinarily valuable experience for anyone interested in historical sewing and dressmaking – students travel from across the country to attend workshops put on by Mrs. Clark, and we will have her right here in Minnesota!
The main focus of the workshop series is women’s clothing of the 1850s and 1860s, though there will be some workshops on historical textiles, historical interpretation, research skills, and more. The workshops are offered a la carte, so attendees can pick and choose the workshops they attend, or they can attend the whole series. Each workshop includes materials and handouts so that each attendee goes away with the tools needed to create first-rate historical garments. Mrs. Clark is noted for her ability to tailor her instruction to students of all levels, and sewers from beginner to expert are encouraged to attend. Historic site docents, living historians, historical costumers, and historic clothing enthusiasts will all find something of interest and value.
The sites for the workshops are located in St. Paul. Registration will be open within the next couple weeks and closes in late March. Space is quite limited, so we recommend that those interested register early. Registration materials and further information can be found on Elizabeth Stewart Clark’s website, http://www.thesewingacademy.com (registration can be found under the workshops tab).
- DIODES May Day BallStarts: 6:00 pmEnds: May 17, 2014 - 11:00 pmLocation: Minnesota Transportation Museum, Pennsylvania Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN, United StatesDescription: More information to come! Please check back!
- Time Traveler's BallStarts: 12:00 amEnds: June 2, 2014 - 12:00 amLocation: Harbor Restaurant Bar Marina, 825th Street, Hager City, WI, United StatesDescription: More information coming soon!
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