Big Band Fundraiser

Friday, October 28,2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

239 Mendota Road E., West St. Paul, MN, 55118

Join us as we enjoy the music of the 17-piece River City Jazz Orchestra at the elegant Southview Country Club on Friday, October 28.  The Orchestra focuses on playing a large variety of jazz tunes including Basie, Dorsey, Ellington, Foster, Miller, Nestico, and many more, playing everything from hot, up-tempo charts, sensitively-treated ballads, show tunes, classic dance tunes and modern titles.

Hot and cold hors d’oeuvres are included and a cash bar will be available.  The cost for the event is $45 per person, $40 for DCHS members.  Call 651-552-7548 for reservations.  Click on the header to download the registration form!   Big_Band_Registration-Form

Special thanks to Steve Stremski for making this event possible!

Friends of LeDuc

Tuesday, November 1,2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

1629 Vermillion Street, Hastings, MN, 55033

LeDuc Servants with Wendy Sheridan.

Friends of LeDuc

Tuesday, December 6,2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

1629 Vermillion Street, Hastings, MN, 55033

Holiday Social.

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Lawshe Memorial Museum, 130 3rd Avenue North, South St. Paul, MN 55075, p. 651-552-7548
LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion Street, Hastings, MN 55033, p. 651-438-8480
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