Memories of Christmas in the 1970s

Samantha Kientop, 13, of Fridley adjusts the outfit on a mannequin sporting a 1970s-era blue suit. She began volunteering at the Fridley History Center with a friend around the beginning of October. (Photo by Sarah Peterson – Sun Newspapers)

Samantha Kientop, 13, of Fridley adjusts the outfit on a mannequin sporting a 1970s-era blue suit. She began volunteering at the Fridley History Center with a friend around the beginning of October. (Photo by Sarah Peterson – Sun Newspapers)

The Fridley Historical Society has a new exhibit for the holiday season at the Fridley History Center, 611 Mississippi St. N.E. The exhibit, “Christmas in the 1970s,” will be in the lower level of the museum. The exhibit features era board games, music and trivia.

The museum will be open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 10 to Dec. 15, and 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 13 to Dec. 18. The Center will be open the Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend. Tuesday open house times will feature Russian tea and Christmas treats.

Admission is free, but donations are accepted at the Center. Info: 763-571-0120.

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