Family spotlight: St. Martin's Day, 'If These Walls Could Talk'

  • Updated: November 2, 2013 - 2:00 PM

ST. MARTIN’S DAY

Rice Park is transformed into a winter wonderland during this celebration of the spirit of giving. German treats and traditions highlight the event. Make a lantern and join a parade led by St. Martin and his horse at dusk. (4-6 p.m. next Sun. Free. Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul. 651-292-3225. www.landmarkcenter.org.)

‘Open House: IF THESE WALlS COULD TALK’

Ever wonder what a house would say if it could speak? This playful interactive exhibit brings to life a house in the “Railroad Island” neighborhood on St. Paul’s East Side. Peer into the daily lives of German, Italian and Hmong immigrants by listening to their stories. Become a detective and piece together the lives of the various families that made their home in a new land. (10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; Noon-5 p.m. next Sun. Minnesota History Center, St. Paul. www.mnhs.org.)

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