Tuesday, March 22, 2011 By Aaron Brown
Acoustic Café is March 24
Mark Henderson and the Mojosaurus Blues Band will perform Thursday, March 24, at Minnesota Discovery Center’s Acoustic Café. The band will play acoustic, original music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is free; food and beverages are available to purchase. Acoustic Café is held the fourth Thursday of each month through May. Please call 800-372-6437 or visit mndiscoverycenter.com for more information.
Rag rug demonstration & discussion March 26
March 26, from 11 a.m. to noon, folk arts demonstrator Barb Leuelling presents “What’s in a Rag Rug?!” Students will learn about when rags were first used and types of fabric, both old and new. Numerous rag rugs created by weavers over the last 25 years will be shown. Students will learn about design and the ethnic heritage of rag rugs, as well as the weavers, looms and loom makers in northeastern Minnesota and northern Michigan. Please call 800-372-6437 or visit mndiscoverycenter.com for more information.