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Jerry Apps Garden Expo talk: “The Land Still Lives: The Restoration of an Old Farm”

Feb 8 :: Alliant Energy Center - Room Mendota 1-2 :: Madison
Join author Jerry Apps at Wisconsin Public Television's 2020 Garden Expo
Lecture

Ask Lori Bessler

Feb 8 :: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (chapel) :: Madison
Lori Bessler will provide guidance on research strategies, locations of collections, and general genealogical research advice.
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Taking Flight: A History of Birds and People in the Heart of America

Feb 8 :: Volo Bog State Natural Area :: Ingleside
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

Feb 8 :: Oshkosh Public Museum :: Oshkosh
Hear stories of Wisconsin's maritime history with a photographic tour of Wisconsin lighthouses with authors Ken and Barb Wardius.
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Jerry Apps Garden Expo talk: “The Land Still Lives: The Restoration of an Old Farm”

Feb 9 :: Alliant Energy Center - Room Mendota 6-7 :: Madison
Join author Jerry Apps at Wisconsin Public Television's 2020 Garden Expo
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Wisconsin on the Air: 100 Years of Public Broadcasting in the State that Invented It

Feb 10 :: Mukwonago Community Library :: Mukwonago
Learn more about the history of Wisconsin Public Radio from author of Society Press book "Wisconsin on the Air."
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Gary Jones discusses Ridge Stories: Herding Hens, Powdering Pigs, and Other Recollections from a Boyhood in the Driftless

Feb 11 :: Vernon County Historical Society and Museum :: Viroqua
Join author Gary Jones as he recounts his rural childhood in South Central Wisconsin with a mixture of plainspoken warmth and irreverence
Lecture

Victorians' Secrets: The Revealing History of Women's Underwear

Feb 12 :: Hart Park Senior Center :: Milwaukee
Join Leslie Bellais for a revealing history of women's underwear in the Victorian era.
Volunteer Event

History Day in the Capitol

Feb 12 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
Join the Society as we thank legislators for their support of Wisconsin history
Lecture

Rituals of Romance: A History of Courtship and Weddings, 1830-1990

Feb 13 :: Village on the Square :: Dousman
Join Leslie Bellais as she explores how contemporary wedding rituals emerged and became cemented into tradition.