Space is still available for Mary Smith’s one-day basket weaving workshop at the Landmark Center on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A $40 registration fee includes all materials and instruction needed to create your own 10×10” basket using natural and dyed reeds. No prior experience is necessary. Please call 548-5760 to RSVP. 

Our readers group, Beverage and a Book, will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 28 from 2-4 p.m. to discuss “The Joy Luck Club.” Copies of this book are available at the Landmark Center for those wishing to join the discussion.

The Viking Library Bookmobile visits Henning every other Tuesday, with next date scheduled for Sept. 28 from 3:30-4:45 p.m.  During 2nd Street construction the Bookmobile will locate in from of Station building next to the Landmark Center.

The Landmark Pie and Pumpkin Oktoberfest is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with fresh baked pies, pumpkin painting, the Scribbletastic Fun-O-Matic Command Post, and live Bluegrass music by The Skally Line. This free event is made possible in part by a Thrivent Action Team donation. 

Artist Cynthia Buchholz returns to the Landmark Center to host a one-day barn quilt painting workshop on Sunday, Oct. 10 from 1-5 p.m. A $80 registration fee includes all paint, patterns, instruction, and a 2×2’ pre-primed aluminum panel to create your custom barn quilt, ready to display indoors or outdoors. Please RSVP.

Artists Bill and Mimi Seykora will host a one-day RAKU ceramics workshop on Saturday, Oct. 16. This process involves heating of pre-made ceramic pots in an outdoor kiln, then adding your unique designs using horsehair and feathers burned into the hot pot. Two firing groups will meet at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. A $35 registration fee includes ceramic pot of your choice, all materials and instruction needed to create your Raku Pot. Space is limited, so please RSVP at 548-5760.

“This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Lake Region Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.”

Why Henning? What brought you to Henning? Why are you here? Please contact Landmark if you have a story, family history, or a photo to share. All photos will be scanned, originals will be returned to you. 

The Landmark Center will remain open during 2nd Street construction, hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 1-4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Like us on Facebook or visit our website at for additional scheduling or facility information.