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  1. Oct

    1. Fall Brunch
      8:30 am – 12:00 pm

      The Silver Lake Lions Club invites you to their Fall Brunch on Sunday, Oct 8th from 8:30a-Noon at the Silver Lake Auditorium. Serving Eggs, Pancakes, Sausage and more! Adults are $7, Under 12 are $3. Plus the Lions encourage you to bring an item for the Mcleod Emergency Food Shelf. Proceeds support the SL Lions Football Program.  

  2. Oct

    1. Turkey Dinner
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Vineyard United Methodist Church of Hutchinson is having their annual Turkey Dinner on Wednesday, Oct 11th from 4-7 pm. Take outs and Delivery available (call 587-2200 for delivery). Don’t forget to shop the Country Store, Quilts, Crafts, Baked and Canned Items and Produce. 

  3. Oct

    1. Two by Two
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The FungasAmoungus Players of Dassel Cokato present “Two by Two” a musical telling of the Noah’s Ark Story. Performances are Thursday, Oct 12 and Friday, Oct 13 at 7 pm – Saturday, Oct 14th Dinner Theatre Performance starting at 5 pm – Sunday, Oct 15th at 2 pm – Wed and Thurs Oct 18 and 19 at 7 pm – Saturday Oct 21st at 7 pm – Sunday Oct 22 at 2 pm. Performances at the Dassel History Center and Ergot Museum.  

  4. Oct

    1. Pork Chop Supper
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Dassel Fire Dept’s annual Pork Chop Supper is Friday, Oct 13th from 5-8 pm. Cost is $8 for ages 11 and up, $5 for ages 5-10 and free for those 4 and under, plus $2 for an extra chop. .

  5. Oct

    1. Salad Luncheon
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      The women of Grace Bible Church in Silver Lake would like to invite area ladies to their annual Fall Salad Luncheon on Saturday, October 14th at 10:30 am.  The event is entirely free and will include a variety of delicious salads, as well as a talk and music by Mindy Lamberty Tembom, missionary with Wycliffe Associates in Cameroon. Reservations are not required, but are appreciated for planning purposes. For more information or to let them know you will be attending by leaving a message at (320)327-2352, or Beth at 320327-2266.  

    2. Montrose Methodist Church annual fall hot dish supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Montrose Methodist Church annual fall hot dish supper will take place on Saturday October 14 at the church from 4:30 pm to 7.  The church is located at 230 Center Ave S in Montrose  (next to the community center) and is handicap accessible.  Featuring appetizers, salads, hot dishes, desserts & beverage.  Cost is $11 for adults; $6 for kids 5 to 12.  Age 4 and under are free.  Proceeds will benefit various mission and outreach projects.  

  6. Oct

    1. Dads Belgian Waffle Feed
      8:30 am – 12:30 pm


    2. Mow Down Cancer
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Help Steve Weber “Mow Down Cancer” at a benefit on Sunday, October 15th at the Silver Lake Auditorium from 9a-1p. Enjoy Rolls and Coffee from 9-10 am, and a Spaghetti Lunch from 10a-1p. There is a Bake Sale and Silent Auction as well.  

    3. Fall Festival
      10:00 am – 1:30 pm

      St Aloysius Church in Olivia invites you to their Annual Fall Festival on Sunday, Oct 15th. Mass at 10 am, Festival from 11a-1:30p. Serving a Home Made Fried Chicken Dinner, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Carrots, Coleslaw, Cranberries and more! Cost is $11 for adults or take outs, $6 for children 10 and under. Also check out the Pumpkin Patch, Farmers Market, Bakers Corner and others!

  7. Oct

    1. BI FD Open House
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Bird Island Fire Department is hosting their annual open house on Tuesday, October 17th from 6pm-8pm at the Bird Island Fire Hall. Come out and meet Bird Island’s bravest, check out the trucks, ask about volunteer opportunities, and more! The open house will include a light meal served from 6pm-7pm, live demonstrations, fire trucks and gear on display, an opportunity to shoot a real fire hose at a simulated fire, and each child will receive a free Junior Firefighter Helmet while supplies last. No cost!

  8. Oct

    1. St A’s Rummage Sale
      8:00 am – 6:00 pm

      St. Anastasia Church Rummage Sale is coming up Wed-Fri, Oct 18-20th at the School Auditorium. Hours Wed and Thur 8a-6p, Friday 8a-Noon. Quarter for most items, Friday is $2/bag day. Winter Coats are $1 each.  

  9. Oct

    1. October Brain Boosting Workshop
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      The MN Brain Injury Force has their latest Brain Boosting Workshop on Thursday, October 19 at 6 pm at Hutchinson Health Hospital Room F. This Month…a discussion on tips to help get through the holidays with a brain injury. More info at MNBIF.org

  10. Oct

    1. Fall Rummage Sale
      8:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The Fall Rummage Sale at New Journey UCC  of Hutchinson is Friday, October 20 -  8 a.m. -4 p.m. And Saturday,October 21 - 9 a.m. - 12 noon. Everything is 50 cents unless marked otherwise and Homemade cookies and coffee for sale also

  11. Oct

    1. Mid MN Concert Band
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      The Litchfield Opera House presents the Mid Minnesota Concert Band on Saturday, Oct 21st starting at 4 pm. $5 admission, with a free will offering for refreshments.  

  12. Oct

    1. Breakfast Brunch
      9:30 am – 12:30 pm

      The Cosmos Legion is hosting a Breakfast Brunch at Mug Shots (Former Cosmos Legion building) from 9:30a-12:30p on Sunday, Oct 22nd. Cost is just a free will offering.  

  13. Oct

    1. Bloodmobile
      1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Cokato on Monday, October 23rd from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the First Baptist Church, 395 Broadway Ave. No.  Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are preferred.  For an appointment call Margaret at 320-0286-5827.

  14. Oct

    1. Plato Blooddrive
      12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      The Bloodmobile is in Plato on Tuesday, Oct 24th at the Lighthouse Church from Noon-6 pm.  For an appointment call Ken or Myra at 320-238-2370.  

  15. Oct

    1. Sausage and Ham Supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Glencoe Lions Club invites you to their Annual “All You Care to Eat” Sausage/Ham Supper on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Pla-Mor Ballroom, Glencoe, serving from 4:30 p.m. To 7 p.m. with take-outs available. Menu includes: Sausage, ham, scalloped potatoes, corn, applesauce, dinner rolls, bars, coffee and milk. Advance adult tickets are only $9.00 and are available from Lions Club Members. Prices at the door are Adults – $10.00; Children (age 4 – 10) $5.00, and Children age three and under eat FREE. Proceeds will be used toward community projects. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the McLeod Emergency Food Shelf. Collection boxes will also be available for your used eyeglasses, sunglasses and hearing aids.

  16. Oct

    1. Paper Drive
      7:00 am – 7:00 pm

      The SL Knights of Columbus are having a Paper Drive on Friday and Saturday, Oct 27/28. Items accepted include Newspapers, Magazines, Cardboard, and Junk Mail. Drop off items on the north side of the Holy Family Church from 7a-7p.  

    2. Turkey Supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Cokato Legion invites you to a Turkey Supper on Friday, Oct 27th at the Cokato City Hall from 4:30-7 pm. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for Child.  

  17. Oct

    1. Vendor and Craft Fair
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Its the 7th annual Vendor and Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct 28th from 9a-2p at the Sibley East High School. Proceeds benefit the area Catholic Community’s Mission Trip in 2018. Lunch is also served.  

    2. Chili and Soup Luncheon
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St John’s Lutheran Church of Hollywood has their Child and Soup Luncheon along with their Bake Sale on Saturday, Oct 28th from 11a-1p. Cost is $8 for adults, $3 for those 5-12, and under 4 free.

    3. Halloween Party
      4:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      You’re invited to a Halloween Party at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct 28th from 4:30-8:30 pm. Also stop by the Haunted House and Hayride. Cost is $5 for the Haunted House, and .50 cents per ticket for the Halloween Party. 

    4. Hutchinson VFW Auxiliary Meeting
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The regular meeting of the Hutchinson Unit 96 of the American Legion Auxiliary  will be on October 28th at the Hutchinson VFW Post 906 at 7pm.  A meal will be available for purchase and served at 6pm

    5. Derik Nelson and Family
      7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

      The Hutchinson Concert Association presends Derik Nelson and Family on Saturday, Oct. 28th, 7:30 pm at Maplewood Academy in Hutchinson. Individual Tickets are $20 or Concert Memberships are available at the door.  

  18. Oct

    1. Flapjack Fundraiser
      7:00 am – 10:00 am

      It’s a Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday, Oct 28th and 29th at Applebee’s in Hutchinson from 7-10 am. All funds raised go to the family of Jacob McDonald.  

    2. German Dinner
      10:30 am – 1:00 pm

      The Immanuel Lutheran Church of Brownton has their German Dinner on Sunday, Oct 29th from 10:30a-1p. ON the Menu is Brats, Meatballs, Glazed Carrots, German Potato Salad and More. Adults are $12, Children 6-10 are $6, and Preschool is free. Take Outs available. Proceeds benefit Noas ark preschool

    3. Baked Chicken Dinner
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      You are invited to the St James Lutheran Church of Howard Lake for their Baked Chicken Dinner with all the fixings on Sunday, Oct 29th from 11a-1p. Take Outs available, plus shop the Craft and Bake Sale also. Suggested Donation is $12.  

    4. Fall Festival
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St Peter Lutheran Church of Lester Prairie has their fall festival on Sunday, Oct 29th from 11a-1p. Serving a meal for a free will offering, live music, Silent Auction, and Holiday Store.  

    5. Reformation Sunday
      11:45 am – 1:00 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church has Reformation Sunday Celebration on Sunday, Oct 29th. A German Dinner will be served from 11:45a-1p, also enjoy a Hosanna Handbell Concert. Suggested Donation is $8 for adults and $5 for those age 10 and under.