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  1. Aug

    1. Nondenominational Service
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Cedar Crest is having a Public Nondenominational Church service on Sunday Aug 27 at 2pm. Service will be conducted by Chaplin Lester Schuft. Polka music and refreshments following the service.

    2. Turkey Supper
      11:15 am – 12:15 pm

      St John’s Catholic Church of Hector is holding their annual Turkey Supper on Wednesday, Sept. 6th from 4-7 pm at the church. Take Outs available. Cost is $10, Children 4-10 are $5.  

    3. Solar Eclipse Viewing
      12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

      Watch the Solar Eclipse at Ridgewater’s Hutchinson Campus. Faculty will have telescopes, binoculars, and viewing glasses available for community use and will be available to answer questions from 12:30-1:30 pm.  

    4. Brownton Legion Auxiliary Ladies Day
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Brownton Legion Auxiliary Ladies Day is on Monday, August 21st at the Brownton Bar and Grill at 6 pm. The group is also collecting dues for 2018 at this meeting.  

  2. Aug

    1. SL City Wide Garage Sales
      8:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Silver Lake will be having City Wide Garage Sales this Thursday, Friday & Saturday, Aug 24, 25, 26. Times will be Thursday & Friday 8 AM – 5 PM and Saturday 8 AM – Noon. The Silver Lake Women’s Club GFWC will be having a Bake Sale & BBQ Lunch at 312 Frank Street during the sales.

  3. Aug

    1. Tent Revival
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Oak Heights Covenant Church of Hutchinson has their annual Tent Revival Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (Aug 25-27). Free hot dogs, chips, and Lemonade served at 6 pm each night, and at 6:30 pm will be guest speakers and singers. On Friday, Evangelist Justin Hoover from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will speak with music from Scott and Friends. On Saturday, Justin Hoover returns with music by the Union Gospel Mission. On Sunday, the Chancellors Quartet performs.  

  4. Aug

    1. Strut your Mutt
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Strut your Mutt dog walk is on Saturday, August 26th at West Masonic River Park in Hutchinson from 10a-1p. Enjoy a Dog Costume Contest, Best Trick, Musical Chairs, Photo Booth and more! 

    2. Ness Church
      11:00 am – 12:30 pm

      The Historic Ness Church of Litchfield needs some volunteers for a Tree Planting on Satuday, Augusty 26th at 11 am. Free Lunch and Tree Dedication at Noon. Everyone is welcome.  

  5. Aug

    1. Kid Pioneers
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Mcleod County Historic Partnership present a free event on the youngest of Mcleod County’s Early Pioneers on Sunday, August 27thfrom 1-3 pm at the Plato Park Shelter. Enjoy games, crafts, costumes, Stories, Prizes and more!

  6. Aug

    1. Cedar Crest Concert
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Join Cedar Crest in Silver Lake for a concert from their Orchestra on Monday, August 28th at 7 pm. Everyone is invited, refreshments are served.  

  7. Aug

    1. Fundraiser Picnic
      5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Little Red Schoolhouse’s annual Fundraiser Picnic will be Tuesday, August 29th from 5-7:30 pm. Free Will Donation for Burgers, Hot Dogs, Beans, and more! Also take part in the Silent Auction and Games for the kids!

  8. Sep

    1. Ice Cream Social
      3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      The Gethsemane Lutheran Church of Dassel has their Ice Cream Social on Saturday, September 2nd after the Red Rooster Parade. Cost is just a Free Will Offering!

  9. Sep

    1. Quilt Show
      1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      The Sew Friendly Quilt Guild has their annual Quilt Show Sunday, Sept 3rd and Monday, Sept 4th at the Dassel Covenant Church. Free Admission. Hours Sunday 1-5 pm, Monday 9a-4p. Over 100 Quilts displayed, Demonstrations, Craft Corner and more.  

  10. Sep

    1. TWOH Meeting
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Todays Womens of Hutchinson Is having their next meeting on Thursday, Sept 7th 6:30 pm at Harmony River in Hutchinson. It’s their “Meet and Greet” Event if your interested in joining the group.  

  11. Sep

    1. Salad Luncheon and Bake Sale
      10:30 am – 1:00 pm

      First Lutheran Church of Winthrop has their Salad Luncheon and Bake Sale on Friday, Sept. 8th from 11a-1p. Bake Sale starts at 10:30 am. Tickets are $7.  

  12. Sep

    1. Victory Day
      8:15 am – 9:15 am

      The Minnesota Chapter of the Marfan Foundation is hodling their first Victory day family fun day fundraiser at the Bicentennial park in Hamburg on Saturday, Sept. 9th. The day includes food, a rib cook off, games and activities, kids carnival, 50/50 raffle, silent auction, dance, and more!

    2. Garage Sale Leftovers
      12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Hutchinson City Wide Garage Sales are Thursday-Saturday, Sept 7-9. Also, for those holding a Garage Sale you can bring your Garage Sale leftovers to the VFW Parking Lot in Hutchinson on Saturday, Sept. 9th from Noon-7 pm. Items accepted include: Clothing, Bedding, Kitchen Items, Knick Knacks, and Framed Artwork. Items and Proceeds go to Veterans Assistance. More details on their Facebook page.

    3. Afternoon Tea
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      Join the Litchfield Opera House for an Afternoon Tea on Saturday, Sept 9th at 2 pm featuring 2 light hearted one act plays. Enjoy tea and desserts as youwatch the plays. Tickets are $5 each or $40 for a table of 8. Order your table by emailing litchopera@yahoo.com

    4. Florek Benefit
      2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      You’re invited to a benefit dinner for Rebecca Florek on Saturday, September 9th starting at 2 pm at the Monticello VFW. Spaghetti Dinner served until 6 pm for $10, Silent Auction, Bake Sale, Prizes and more. Proceeds benefit Florek who was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer.  

    5. Central MN SPortsmens Alliance Banquet
      3:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Central MN Sportsmen Alliance is having their Banquet on September 9th at the Brownton Community Center. Doors open at 3:30 pm for Games and Social Hour, Dinner at 6 pm. There will be a Silent Auction, Live Auction, Prizes, raffles, and more. For Tickets contact Wendy Scheidt at 320-282-3912 or email: koolcat71@live.com

    6. Fall Festival
      4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      St Mary’s of Waverly has their annual Fall Festival on Saturday and Sunday (Sept 9/10). On Saturday it’s Polka Mass at 4 pm, Pork Chop Dinner from 5-7 pm, Music from Rod Cerar, Games and more! On Sunday Mass at 8 and 10:30 am, Brunch, Cake Walk, Hidden Treasure Sale, Bingo, plus more!

    7. Parish Festival
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      St Ignatius Parish of Annandale is having it’s annual Parish Festival on Saturday, Sept 9th. The event starts at 4 pm with a Polka Mass, Lasagna Dinner starts at 5 pm. Also enjoy the Food Truck, Bingo, Bake Sale, Cake Walk, Games and more!

    8. 5K Glow Run
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      take part in Mcleod for Tomorrow’s 5K Glow Run on Saturday, Sept 9th at Masonic West River Park in Hutchinson. Check in is at 6 pm, Run starts at 8 pm. Also enjoy a Smores and Hot Dog Bonfire after party. To register visit the groups facebook page or go to mcleodfortomorrow.com

  13. Sep

    1. Steeple Fest
      9:30 am – 1:00 pm

      St John’s Lutheran Church of Winthrop has their Steeple Fest on Sunday, Sept 10th. 9:30 am Polka Worship with the Nite Owls, and and All you can eat ham and meatball dinner from 11a-1:30p. Adults are $11, Children 4-10 are $5. Also take part in the raffle, Silent Auction, Bake Sale and more!

    2. Outdoor Worship and Potluck
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake will be having a 10:00am outdoor worship service on Sunday, September 10th.  Following worship, there will be a potluck dinner and games.  Bring a lawn chair and your favorite dish to pass.  Everyone welcome!!

    3. Fall Festival
      10:30 am – 12:30 pm

      Grace Lutheran Church of Brownton invites you to their Fall Festival on Sunday, Sept. 10th from 10:30a-12:30p. Serving Smoked Pork Chops, Hot Dogs, Scalloped Potatoes, and more! Adults are $12 ($5 for an extra chop), Children are $8 for a Pork Chop meal or $4 for a Hot Dog Meal. Also stop at the Country Store and take part in the raffle.

    4. Reformation Celebration
      10:30 am – 2:00 pm

      St Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stewart is hosting their 13th annual Church Picnic and Reformation Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 10th. Service at 10:30 am, with Potluck Picnic to follow. Reformation Celebration at 1 pm presented by Larry Strenge.

    5. Becky Farrell Benefit
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Enjoy a Benefit Pulled Pork Lunch fo Becky Farrell on Sunday, Sept. 10th at the King Pin Pub in Plato from 11a-3p. Also shop the bake sale and silent auction (including a Gene Simmons signed Guitar). Proceeds go to Farrell who’s been battling some health conditions and heart surgeries.  

    6. Benefit Barn Dance
      1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      The 8th annual Benefit Barn Dance will be Sunday, September 10th from 1-5:30 pm at the Wilbert Hahn Barn (15122 20th Street, Brownton). Proceeds from the Dance will benefit Carol Polzin (battleing Neurological Problems), Asa House (group home for teens), and South African Mission. Enjoy Music by George’s Concertina Band, Silent Auction Items, and Games for the Kids.  

  14. Sep

    1. Brownton Legion Auxiliary Meeting
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Brownton American Legion Auxiliary will meet on Monday, Sept. 11th at 7:30 pm at the Brownton Community Center.