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Flock to the Museum set for Nov. 9-11

Looking for some fun before the holiday rush starts? The Otter Tail County Historical Society can help with Flock to the Museum from Thursday, Nov. 9 thru Saturday, Nov. 11.

Bring the family to enjoy free museum admission, gift shop sales, and the final weeks of the Society's exhibit special exhibit "Otter Tail County in World War I." Play our Museum Object Find then enjoy a cup of apple cider. To make your holiday a bit easier we have a bake sale filled with all sorts of cookies, ethnic treats, and jams and jellies.

There will also be a variety of special programs and food demonstrations. On Thursday, Nov. 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kara Tollerud will conduct a book signing along with reading excerpts from her books. At 2 p.m. there will be a World War I coffee break with cookies, corn bread and cocoa. At 4 p.m. Gail Green and Gerri Hilden will demonstrate the fine art of Making Krumkaka.

Friday, Nov. 10 begins at 10 a.m. with a touch tour for people with vision and sensory limitations. Also at 10 a.m., Susan Sheeley will have an artist talk and demonstration on The Magic World of Mandalas. At 1 p.m. the legendary Sue Schroeder will give a demonstration on Making Lefse. Rumor has it samples will be provided. Friday's activities wrap up a 3 p.m. with Missy Hermes presenting World War I Nurses.

Celebrate Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11 starting at 10 a.m. with a Veterans Ceremony with the American Legion Post No.30. There will also be a reading of Otter Tail County veterans who died during World War I. At noon Missy Hermes presents Why Poppies? And at 1 p.m. Lowell Carpenter presents World War I Goes to the Movies.

For more information on these events contact the Otter Tail County Historical Society at (218) 736-6038 or visit us on Facebook.