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October 2019

Scarecrow Contest Voting Begins

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Douglas County Historical Society, 1219 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Vote for your favorite scarecrow!

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DCHS Pumpkin Decorating

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Douglas County Historical Society, 1219 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating! Please mark if going so we can better estimate supplies! Saturday, October 19, 10a - 12p. Held outside if the weather is nice, held inside if the weather is not-so-nice. Limited pumpkins will be available on-site, as well as a variety of craft supplies for pumpkin decorating including paint, cutouts, etc. No cost, but a donation jar will be present (and any donations greatly appreciated!)

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Me & My DNA #3: Building Trees to Solve Mysteries

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Douglas County Library – Large Meeting Room, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Meet in the Douglas County Library large meeting room for the third and final class. Families can be confusing – genetics included. This session will cover building trees up and down to solve mysteries and figure out relationships. What are the best ways to contact your DNA matches for answers? How can I leverage my DNA kit and genealogy websites for answers? How can my local Historical Society help?

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Scarecrow Contest Voting Ends

October 28 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Douglas County Historical Society, 1219 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Hurry! Get your final vote in for your favorite scarecrow!

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Scarecrow Contest WINNER ANNOUNCED

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Douglas County Historical Society, 1219 Nokomis Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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WINNER ANNOUNCED ON FACEBOOK / OUR WEBSITE

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DCHS-Knute Nelson Runestone Park Bus Tour

October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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November 2019

Family Oral Histories: Anyone can do it!

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Douglas County Library – Large Meeting Room, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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LARGE MEETING ROOM Save Grandma’s stories before they’re gone – It’s an important task, but it can be an overwhelming one. Where do you even begin? We have good news! ANYONE can make an impactful Oral History that will preserve precious memories and experiences for generations to come. The holidays are just around the corner, making for a perfect opportunity to record the stories of family members you may only see once a year. In this program we will cover…

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Board Meeting – Special

November 6 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Leadership Alexandria Tour

November 12 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Give to the MAX Fundraiser

November 14 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Join us for a day of fun and FUNdraising on Facebook as we partner with Mightycause, other museums, and Minnesota's Give to the MAX giving holiday! Donations you make on November 14th qualify us for other prize money.

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