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Lake of the Woods Museum
COLOURING CONTEST
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In Our Temporary Exhibit Gallery

Let's Celebrate
CANADA
150 years!
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May 3 -27
**LAST WEEK **
BEAUTY AS HIS TOUCHSTONE:
Walter J Phillips' Lake of the Woods
Art Exhibit
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May 30 - June 24
32nd ANNUAL QUILT SHOW
An Exhibit by the Lake of the Woods Quilters Guild
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Matches were invented c1840 and were called 'vestas' after the Roman goddess of the hearth. Matches were often stored in elegant silver containers called vesta cases, like those on display in the Museum.