Today in the ArtZany Radio studio Paula Granquist welcomes Judy Code from the Northfield Garden Club Tour and then Joy Riggs will be featured to talk about her new book Crackerjack Bands and Hometown Boosters: The Story of a Minnesota Music Man.
Northfield Garden Club Tour
Northfield Area GARDEN TOUR
Theme: We Are Water
Saturday, 13 July 2019 – 11AM until 4PM
Sunday, 14 July 2019 – 11AM until 4PM
Northfield Garden Club Upcoming Events:
August 13, 2019: 12:45 – United Methodist Church; Creating No-mow or Lo-mow Yards by Steve Thomforde
September 10, 2019: 12:45 – United Methodist Church; Creating Terrariums by Heidi Brosseau
Joy Riggs Book Event
The Grand Event Center
Tuesday, 16 July at 7PM
Joy Riggs will celebrate the launch of her nonfiction book Crackerjack Bands and Hometown Boosters: The Story of a Minnesota Music Man (Nodin Press) – a memoir and narrative nonfiction story about her quest to uncover the extraordinary exploits of her paternal great-grandfather, G. Oliver Riggs, a pioneering Minnesota music man. Live music, cake and snacks, book signing. Open to the public. Books for sale by Content Bookstore.
She blogs about the project and her family’s adventures in making and appreciating music at mymusicalfamily.blogspot.com. Visit joyriggs.com for more details about her work and to view a list of upcoming appearances.
Joy Riggs is an award-winning Northfield writer and editor. She specializes in writing about history, parenting and travel.