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Start Date: 2/6/2010
End Date: 2/6/2010
Event Times: 11 am-1 pm

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E-mail: museum@
wisconsinhistory.org

Phone: 608-264-6555
Fax: 608-264-6575

Taste Traditions of Wisconsin: Lumberjack Brunch and Book Discussion of Out of the Northwoods


Gain a new appreciation for the classic Paul Bunyan tales you remember, and introduce your children to this larger-than-life folk hero. Michael Edmonds, author of Out of the Northwoods: The Many Lives of Paul Bunyan, will discuss how the Paul Bunyan stories were created in Wisconsin's northwoods lumber camps and why the media embraced these legends in postwar America. Children will join museum storytellers in the theater and discover Bunyan through tales of his exploits. The program will begin with a hearty lumberjack brunch from 11 am to noon. A book signing will follow the program.

Taste Traditions of Wisconsin is a monthly series that highlights Wisconsin's rich culinary heritage through food, history and sharing stories.

Add'l Contact Info: 608-264-6555

Ticket Info: Cost to attend is $15 for adults ($11 for Society members) and $11 for children.

Registration Deadline: 1/31/2010

Location Description: Four floors of changing exhibit galleries, permanent exhibits and the museum store — located on Madison's Capitol Square

Venue: Wisconsin Historical Museum

Address: 30 N Carroll St

City: Madison

Accessibility Info: The site is fully accessible to visitors requiring a wheelchair for mobility.

Event Location URL: http://historicalmuseum.wisconsinhistory.org

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