Edina Historical Society news:
Antique Appraisal Event cancelled
The Society's popular Antique Appraisal, which has sold out for several years, has been cancelled due to the low response to pre-registration for the Sept. 19 event. The Edina Historical Society was among the first to hold such an event, following the lead of the Golden Valley Historical Society with its permission. "Now many organizations hold similar events, so we may have lost our audience to our competition," said Executive Director Marci Matson. "We may bring the Antique Appraisal back next year after a one-year hiatus."
2015 house tour events raise almost $7,000
The turnout for the Edina Historical Society's John Howe House Tour on Sept. 13 exceeded expectations, raising almost $7,000 between the tour, author talk and silent auction. The beautiful weather, combined with a high interest in the architect John Howe, brought in more than 350
Now seeking Edina hockey items for upcoming exhibit
The Edina Historical Society is looking for artifacts that tell the history of Edina hockey for an upcoming exhibit.
Whether you played peewees or pros, on the girls' teams or the boys', for the Cougars or the Hornets, we want your uniforms, photos, sticks, skates and stories. The items can be loaned, for return at the end of the year-long exhibit, or donated.
Call Marci at 612-928-4577 or email her to find out more or if you are interested in planning related events, such as a reunion or game, to celebrate Edina's great hockey tradition.
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