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Book Launch - Louis V. Clark III discusses Rebel Poet: More Stories from a 21st Century Indian

Nov 7 :: Carter Memorial Library :: Omro
Oneida author and storyteller Louis V. Clark III (Two Shoes) seamlessly blends poetry and prose to share his own American Indian story
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Book Launch - Ridge Stories: Herding Hens, Powdering Pigs, and Other Recollections from a Boyhood in the Driftless

Nov 7 :: Platteville Public Library :: Platteville
Join author Gary Jones as he recounts his rural childhood in Wisconsin's Driftless Area with a mixture of plainspoken warmth and irreverence

The Evergleam Aluminum Christmas Tree

Nov 7 :: Holiday Inn - Manitowoc :: Manitowoc
Curator Joe Kapler provides a history of the Evergleam Aluminum Christmas Tree produced by the Aluminum Specialty Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Fermentation Apprenticeship

Nov 9 :: Old World Wisconsin :: Eagle
Spend the day as an Apprentice Saurkraut Maker as you learn heritage recipes that translate to the modern kitchen.

Researching Historic Buildings

Nov 9 :: Carter Memorial Library :: Omro
This presentation will help you prepare to research an individual historic building.
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Jerry Apps discusses The Quiet Season

Nov 9 :: Plymouth Arts Center :: Plymouth
Join beloved rural storyteller Jerry Apps as he remembers the country winters of his youth and encourages you to share your own winter memories
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On the Hunt: The History of Deer Hunting in Wisconsin

Nov 9 :: Oshkosh Public Museum :: Oshkosh
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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Meet Sport! Pamela Cameron signs copies her new picture book, Sport: Ship Dog of the Great Lakes

Nov 9 :: Black River Books :: South Haven
Join author Pamela Cameron as she shares the remarkable, true story of Sport, a rescued puppy who sailed aboard the Hyacinth
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Hearthside Dinners

Nov 9 :: Wade House :: Greenbush
Enjoy a delicious hearth-cooked meal, prepared with your own hands, in the historic Wade House stagecoach hotel.
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When is Daddy Coming Home? An American Family During WWII

Nov 11 :: Stoney Creek Adult Community :: Muskego
Join author Richard Haney as he illuminates life on the home front in small-town America and describes how profoundly the war changed such communities