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The Woman's Hour Has Struck: Wisconsin's Role in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Aug 13 :: Northwoods Center :: Eagle River
Take a march through suffrage history with Wisconsin Historical Society site director Alli Karrels.
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Fill 'er Up: The Glory Days of Wisconsin Gas Stations

Aug 24 :: Leathem Smith :: Sturgeon Bay
Step back to the day when a visit to the gas station meant service with a smile, a wash of the windshield, and the cheerful question, "Fill 'er up?"
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On the Hunt: The History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin

Sep 9 :: Strum Public Library :: Strum
Join author Robert Willging for a discussion of "On the Hunt," the story of deer-hunting in Wisconsin from ancient times to today.
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The Woman's Hour Has Struck: Wisconsin's Role in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Sep 15 :: Washington County Historical Society Historic Courthouse :: West Bend
Take a march through suffrage history with the Wisconsin Historical Society's Collections Development Coordinator, Simone Munson.
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Warriors, Saints, and Scoundrels: Brief Portraits of Real People Who Shaped Wisconsin

Sep 15 :: DeForest Area Public Library :: DeForest
Hear stories about free spirits from Wisconsin's past and why they're worth reading about today.
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Taking Flight: A History of Birds and People in the Heart of America

Sep 22 :: Lions Field House :: Williams Bay
Explore how and why people in the nation's heartland worshiped, feared, studied, hunted, ate and protected the birds that surrounded them.
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Wisconsin Lighthouses

Sep 24 :: Center for Life Enrichment :: Oconomowoc
Hear stories of Wisconsin's maritime history with a photographic tour of Wisconsin lighthouses with authors Ken and Barb Wardius.
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Bottoms Up: A Toast to Wisconsin's Historic Bars and Breweries

Oct 4 :: Kingston Historical Preservation Society Museum :: Kingston
"Bottoms Up" celebrates Wisconsin's taverns and the breweries that fueled them.
Virtual Events

Webinar: The Wisconsin Capitol: Stories of a Monument and Its People

Oct 8 :: Online Webinar ::
Join Michael Edmonds for a behind-the-scenes look at one of our state's most valued treasures, the Capitol building.
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Odd Wisconsin: True Tales and Folklore from the Badger State

Oct 15 :: Strum Public Library :: Strum
Join author Michael Edmonds for a look at colorful Wisconsin characters from real life and folk tales.