Ojibwe drawings


"Ojibwe Inabandamowin (Ojibwe Dreams)," a collection of 40 drawings by Ojibwe artist William Wilson, is on display through April 27 at the Tweed Museum of Art at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. The colorful and engaging drawings are inspired by Wilson's dreams, experiences and stories passed onto him by Ojibwe elders. Wilson is also known as a maker of traditional beadwork, baskets, cradle boards, snowshoes, moccasins and pipes. Admission is free. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (1-218-726-8222; www.d.umn.edu/tma).

Ride the rails, or buy, trade and swap

Randolph, Minn.

Experience and explore the history of trains during Randolph Railroad Days April 26 at the Randolph Area Historical Society Museum in Randolph. Ride and watch historic trains, trade, buy and swap antiques, collectibles, magazines and books, and learn about the history of the Chicago Great Western Railroad. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (1-507-263-3199).

Ibsen reflections

Lanesboro, Minn.

A retrospective of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's life will be highlighted through art, music and theater during the Ibsen Festival May 2-4 in Lanesboro. The event includes a film of Ibsen's "Peer Gynt" and an art exhibit, "To Be a Poet Is to See: Ibsen in Our Time," at the Commonweal Theatre. Scandinavian art, dance, music, storytelling and food will be offered at various sites (1-800-657-7025; 1-507-467-2905, ext. 208; www.commonweal theatre.org).

Outdoor expo


Folks looking for tips on adventure travel or trends in outdoor recreation and equipment can stop by the Outdoor Adventure Expo April 25-27 at Midwest Mountaineering, 309 Cedar Av. S., Minneapolis. The free event offers programs, a film fest ($12), demonstrations and more than 70 exhibits on adventure travel, canoeing, kayaking and backpacking (612-339-3433; www. outdooradventureexpo.com).