Events & Lectures

Old Settlers Bake Sale Sept. 20

Quilts of Valor program, 6 p.m.,Thur. Nov. 5

Christine Butler, Blooming Prairie American Legion Auxiliary member, will present the history of the Quilts of Valor, a quilt-making effort to give comfort to veterans . She will explain how the program got started nationally and locally, how recipients are selected to receive a quilt and how each quilt is individualized to reflect each Veteran's life-long interests. Chris will also have a display including some of the 160 quilts made thus far, often helped by many veterans' family members.

The presentation begins at 6 p.m. in the Wenger Room of the Stee;le County Historical Society, 1700 Austin Road, Owatonna. Admission to the event is free with donations appreciated. COVID-19 guidelines will apply concerning masks and social distancing. For further information about the evening's event , call 507-451-1420.

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