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Entertainment briefs - July 21 edition

Wadena library program wraps with magic show July 30

The Wadena City Library will be wrapping up the Summer Library Program this year with "Professor Marvel's Magic of the Olympics," a library-based magic show based on our "Read for the Win" theme. The event will be held Saturday, July 30 beginning at 11 a.m. Come and have some magical fun with your whole family.

Mustful to sign books at the Wadena County Museum July 28

The Wadena County Historical Society will host a book signing for writer Colin Mustful on Thursday, July 28 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. as part of a new 'Minnesota Voices' program series. Mustful has written three novels that depict the people and places of Minnesota's complicated frontier history. The author's newest novel, "Ceding Contempt," follows artist Frank Blackwell Mayer as he witnesses the signing of the Treaty of the Traverse des Sioux, a watershed moment in Minnesota History. 'Minnesota Voices' is a collaborative program between the Wadena County Historical Society and An Open Book an independent bookstore in Wadena that features book signings and interviews with Minnesota writers. The July 28 program will be held at the Wadena County Historical Society, 603 Jefferson Street North. Bring a lunch or just come for coffee.