5 things to do this weekend

Published 10:43 am Thursday, March 16, 2017

1. Pheasants Forever banquet

The 24th annual South Central Minnesota Pheasants Forever banquet will take place Saturday at Vern Eide Chevrolet, 2527 Bridge Ave.

Social hour begins at 5 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m.

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Banquet admission includes dinner, toasting and boasting with other outdoors people and chances to win prizes, raffles and Pheasants Forever membership.

Call 383-4458 for ticket information.

2. Tonic Sol-fa

Emmy award-winning a cappella trio Tonic Sol-fa will return to Albert Lea Saturday for a performance at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center.

Started at St. John’s University in central Minnesota, Tonic Sol-fa has toured extensively throughout the United States and abroad — at everything from festivals and private shows to sold-out tours of theaters and small arenas.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased at the box office, online or by calling 877-730-3144.

3. Freeborn County Historical Museum Junior Historian Program

The Freeborn County Historical Museum will offer its first Junior Historian Program event from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The program is limited to the first 20 children 3 to 8 years old.

This month, the theme for the program is “Discover Writing.” It will look at different types of writing, including Egyptian hieroglyphs and Native American writing. Every junior historian will receive make-and-take projects, snacks and journals.

Participants must be registered ahead of time. People can call the museum at 373-8003 to register.

4. “Rebirth Out of the Ashes”

“Rebirth Out of the Ashes,” an exhibition by St. Peter artist Michelle Kaisersatt, will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Freeborn County Arts Initiative, 224 S. Broadway.

Kaisersatt is a clay artist who makes everything from bowls and plates to vases and urns.

The show began March 7 and continues through April 22.

5. K-12 Albert Lea All-Student Art Exhibit

The K-12 Albert Lea All-Student Art Exhibit, featuring at least 800 artworks from students from Albert Lea Area Schools and St. Theodore Catholic School, will be on display at Northbridge Mall.

The exhibit will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays through March 25.

The event is sponsored by The Albert Lea Art Center.