Museum Hosting Gallery Talk, Food Workshop, Improv Comedy Show
Prairie Village Museum in Rugby is presenting a variety of events in September, including a gallery talk, a food preservation workshop and an improv theater performance. All are free and open to the public.
The closing reception for “Ghosts of Hope,” a photography exhibit featuring old and abandoned buildings in the Rugby area, will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8. Wine and cheese will be served. Photographers Tillman Crane, Camden, Maine; and Joe Nash, Baltimore, Md., will give a gallery talk at 7 p.m.
Rip Smith, Martinsburg, W.V., creator of the photography book “Forgotten Places: North Dakota,” will be present at the reception and available for book signing. Also attending will be participants in Crane’s 2015 North Dakota photography workshop. The exhibit, curated by photographer and workshop co-instructor Dan Smith, Wolford, closes Sept. 11.
Preserving the Bounty
Three NDSU Extension Service agents will share information on freezing and dehydrating fruits and vegetables in a free workshop titled “Preserving the Bounty” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Prairie Village Museum.
Callie Johnson, NDSU Extension agent for McHenry County, will share information using on freezing foods for later use. Karla Monson of Bottineau County will give tips on drying foods. And Yolanda Schmidt of Pierce County will share ideas for getting the most out of your garden.
“Preserving food for winter is a huge part of local culture and history,” said museum director Cathy Jelsing. “We thought it would be fun to share the latest, best information on preserving the fruits and vegetables without having to haul out grandma’s canning equipment.”
Theater of Public Policy
Prairie Talks presents Minneapolis-based improv troupe The Theater of Public Policy at Prairie Village Museum on Sunday, Sept. 13. The actors will improvise humorous sketches based on presentations/interviews with three North Dakota experts on campaign finance and lobbying.
For more information on these events, visit prarievillagemuseum.com, call 776-6414, or email email@example.com.
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