Evening events

– by Elizabeth Lincoln

In addition to the legislative librarians’ dinner on Wednesday evening there were two other large evening gatherings that brought legislators and staff together from all fifty states.

Tuesday night’s reception was held in the Mill City Museum on the banks of the Mississippi.

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One of the many reception areas in the museum was in the mill ruins area.

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Thursday night’s event was held on Nicollet Island.   There were lots of Minnesota foods–including walleye cooked outdoors:

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Minnesota’s favorite band, Soul Asylum, played:

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Both large evening events utilized lots of Minnesota staff volunteers–including Library staff members Reed, Elizabeth, and Betsy–with enthusiastic Senate fiscal analyst Eric behind them.

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Nicollet Island provides a great view of the city at night:

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