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AUGUST
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AUGUST kids = Kids Friendly
Tours Postcard August 6
Great River Walking Tour
Departs from Upper Landing Park; 10 am; Free

On this tour you will learn about Saint Paul’s start and its relationship with the Mississippi River and gather some great information while observing the beautiful view of the river and its surrounding areas. The walking tours will be given the first Wednesday during the months of May through September and departs from Upper Landing Park in Saint Paul at Shepard Rd. & Eagle Parkway (also referred to as Chestnut St.) at 10 am (click here for directions). Space is limited, reservations required. Call 651.292.3237 to register.
 

August 12
Primary Elections
Musser Cortile

Landmark Center will perform its civic duty and serve as a polling place for the primary elections on August 12. To find out if Landmark Center is YOUR voting location, visit the League of Women Voters polling information website at www.vote411.org or the Minnesota Secretary of State's website at pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us.

Composer Quest August 14
Live Film Scores
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm; $5 Suggested Donation

Composer Quest, a songwriting and music composition podcast, and MNKINO, a film making group, have teamed up composers and filmmakers from around the world to create short films on the theme, “Quest.”
The project began with filmmakers delivering completed films to their composing partner by June 22. The composers then have until July 13 to write an original score. Finally, on August 14, the films will be screened and the scores will be performed live by a chamber orchestra conducted by Yuri Ivan, the conductor of the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra and the Linden Hills Chamber Orchestra. Over 40 composers and filmmakers participated in the challenge. The screenings begin at 7 pm in the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium. For more information visit www.composerquest.com.
Wood Art

August 17
Wood Turning Demonstration
Gallery of Wood Art; 12 pm; Free

Touch This! is a permanent exhibit at the Gallery of Wood Art that provides insight into the history, processes, and materials of wood turning. Live woodturning demonstrations are held on the third Sunday of each month and are generally given by a professional member of the American Association of Woodturners. For more information please visit www.galleryofwoodart.org or call 651.484.9094.

Tours Postcard August 20
Rice Park Walking Tour
Departs from Landmark Center's Information Center; 10 am; Free

Enjoy a historic and architectural tour that takes you back in time to learn the hidden secrets of the unique buildings that surround one of the city’s most beloved parks. The walking tours will be given the third Wednesday during the months of May through September and departs from Landmark Center’s Information Center at 10 am. Space is limited, reservations required. Call 651.292.3237 to register.
Tours Postcard August 27
Heart of the City Walking Tour
Departs from Landmark Center's Hamm Foyer by the 6th Street Entrance; 10 am; Free

Enjoy some of Saint Paul’s most historic landmarks on this tour that takes you into the heart of the city. The tour will cover popular spots like Mickey’s Diner, Candyland, the Hamm Building and more!  The tour will take place the fourth Wednesday during the months of May through September and will depart from Landmark Center’s Hamm Foyer by the 6th Street Entrance at 10 am. Space is limited, reservations required. Call 651.292.3237 to register.

SEPTEMBER kids= Kids Friendly
River September 3
Great River Walking Tour
Departs from Upper Landing Park; 10 am; Free

On this tour you will learn about Saint Paul’s start and its relationship with the Mississippi River and gather some great information while observing the beautiful view of the river and its surrounding areas. The walking tours will be given the first Wednesday during the months of May through September and departs from Upper Landing Park in Saint Paul at Shepard Rd. & Eagle Parkway (also referred to as Chestnut St.) at 10 am (click here for directions). Space is limited, reservations required. Call 651.292.3237 to register.
Moon Fest September 7 kids
Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
Musser Cortile; 4 - 6 pm; Free

Sundays at Landmark presents the eighth annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. Co-presented with the Vietnamese Community of Minnesota, this annual event will feature crafts, music, dance, food, storytelling and a lion dance and lantern parade in rice park. Food from Mai Village Restaurant will be available for purchase.
Tours Postcard September 17
Rice Park Walking Tour
Departs from Landmark Center's Information Center; 10 am; Free

Enjoy a historic and architectural tour that takes you back in time to learn the hidden secrets of the unique buildings that surround one of the city’s most beloved parks. The walking tours will be given the third Wednesday during the months of May through September and departs from Landmark Center’s Information Center at 10 am. Space is limited, reservations required. Call 651.292.3237 to register.
Landmark Center

September 19
Red House Live: Peter Ostroushko
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm Cocktails, 8 pm Performance; $18 in advance, $20 at the door

Red House Live kicks off with the return of Peter Ostroushko. Ostroushko is regarded as one of the finest mandolin and fiddle players in acoustic music. He has played on over a thousand albums beginning with an uncredited mandolin performance on Bob Dylan’s masterpiece Blood on the Tracks. Ostroushko was a regular performer and music director for A Prairie Home Companion, and in 2005, he won an Emmy Award for his original score of the PBS series Minnesota: A History of the Land. Click here to purchase tickets. For more information visit www.landmarkcenter.org/redhouse.html or call 651.292.3063.

Landmark Center

September 21
Nooks and Crannies Tour
Musser Cortile
; 1 pm; Free
Explore the hidden spots of Landmark Center while learning the rich history of the building during this popular self guided tour of one of Saint Paul's most historica buildings.


Wood Turning Demonstration
Gallery of Wood Art; 12 pm; Free

Touch This! is a permanent exhibit at the Gallery of Wood Art that provides insight into the history, processes, and materials of wood turning. Live woodturning demonstrations are held on the third Sunday of each month and are generally given by a professional member of the American Association of Woodturners. For more information please visit www.galleryofwoodart.org or call 651.484.9094.

Tours Postcard September 24
Heart of the City Walking Tour
Departs from Landmark Center's Hamm Foyer by the 6th Street Entrance; 10 am; Free

Enjoy some of Saint Paul’s most historic landmarks on this tour that takes you into the heart of the city. The tour will cover popular spots like Mickey’s Diner, Candyland, the Hamm Building and more!  The tour will take place the fourth Wednesday during the months of May through September and will depart from Landmark Center’s Hamm Foyer by the 6th Street Entrance at 10 am. Space is limited, reservations required. Call 651.292.3237 to register.