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  1. Oct
    31
    Fri

    1. Trunk or Treat
      5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

      Bethlehem United Methodist Church is hosting a Trunk or Treat Event, Friday, Oct 31, from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. The church parking lot will be transformed into a fun place with decorated car trunks that are filled with candy.

    2. Brownton Halloween Party
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Brownton Lions are having their Halloween Party on Friday, Oct 31st from 5:30-7 pm at the Brownton Community Center.  The Party is for kids in Grades 6 and under, cost is $3 per child or $10 per family.  Proceeds benefit the Mcleod Emergency Food Shelf.  Lunch is served.  

  2. Nov
    1
    Sat

    1. Can Collection for Vets
      8:00 am – 9:00 am

      McLeod County Veteran Services and Solid Waste Management are again sponsoring an aluminum can collection Nov 1st – 30th. Proceeds raised, from cans collected, will support the McLeod County Veteran’s Assistance Fund. There are drop off locations in Glencoe, Winsted, and Hutchinson.

    2. St. Andrew’s Fall Bazaar
      8:30 am – 1:00 pm

      St. Andrew’s Catholic Church of Fairfax is having their Fall Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 1st from 8:30a-1p.  The event features displays of Bastismals and First Communions.  Rolls, Apple Dumplings and Coffee is served at 8:30 am, Soup and Sandwich Lunch runs from 10:30a-1p.  Also shop the bake sale, Craft Sale, and Country Store.  Everyone is welcome.

    3. Christmas Bazaar
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The Winsted American Legion is having a Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale.  Hours Friday, Oct 31st are Noon-5 p and Saturday, Nov. 1st 9a-2p.  

    4. DC Craft Fair
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm

      DC High School is hosting a Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 1st from 9a-2p.  Free admission, 80+ crafters, food served on site.  Proceeds benefit “Dollars for Preschool Scholars”.

    5. Harmony River extravaganza
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Harmony River of Hutchinson is having their fall extravaganza on Saturday, Nov. 1st from 9a-2p.  No admission charge, lunch available.  Vendors on site with arts, crafts, and baked goods.

    6. Tales from Iwo Jima
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      The Dassel History Center will present “Tales from Iwo Jima”, a program created by Tim Mergen of Litchfield on Saturday, Nov 1st at 10 am.  The program focuses on the WW2 lives of three veterans, all from Litchfield.  All are welcome.

    7. Turkey Dinner
      10:30 am – 11:30 am

      Plumb Krazy is accepting donations for Turkeys again this year.  The Turkey Krew raised enough for 156 Turkesy and 12 boxes of stuffing last year and is looking for more this year.  Cash Donations can be dropped off at Plumb Krazy or mailed to: 66 N High Drive, Hutchinson, MN 55350.  All donations go to the Mcleod Emergency Food Shelf and the DAV Free Will Turkey Dinner.  

    8. Norseland Lutefisk Supper
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Scandian Grove Lutheran Church of Norseland is having their Lutefisk Supper on Saturday, Nov. 1st at the church.  Two serving times…11a-1p and 4p-7p.  Adults are $16, ages 6-12 are $6, and under 5 is free.  On the menu is lutefisk, meatballs and all the trimmings!

    9. Benefit Chili Feed
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church is hosting a benefit for Joey Berg on Saturday, Nov. 1st from 4-7 pm.  Everyone is invited for a Chili Feed.  Joey is hospitalized and recovering from a fall

    10. Silver Lake Soup/Sandwich Supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Faith Presbyterian Church, Silver Lake, will be hosting a Soup and Sandwich Supper this Saturday, Nov. 1 from 4:30 PM -7 PM.  Menu will include various soups, sandwiches and dessert selection.  Tickets purchased at the door. Adults $7.50 Children (10-4) $4.00 (3 and under free)

  3. Nov
    2
    Sun

    1. Hamball/Swedish Meatball Dinner
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Zion Lutheran Church of Buffalo Lake is having their Hamball and Swedish Meatball Dinner on Sunday, Nov. 2nd from 11a-1p.  Tickets are $8.50 in advance, $9 at the door, 4-10 are $3, and under 3 is free.  ON the menu is Hamballs, Swedish Meatballs, Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Coleslaw, Bread, and dessert.  Take outs are available.  

  4. Nov
    4
    Tue

    1. Election Day Luncheon
      10:30 am – 1:30 pm

      Holy Family Council is having their annual Election Day Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 4th from 10:30a-1:30p at the Holy Trinity Church Social Hall.  Serving Soup and Chili, Pie and Ice Cream, and beverage.  Also don’t forget to shop the country store and bake sale while there!

    2. Lefse Fundraiser
      10:30 am – 11:30 am

      Sons of Norway Hutchinson is also hosting their Annual LEFSE  Fundraiser!  Prepaid orders are being taken for fresh lefse through Tuesday, Nov 4th with delivery on Nov 8th.  $6.50/package.  Contact Gabra Lokken at 320.234.8979 or email sofnhutchinson@yahoo.com.

  5. Nov
    5
    Wed

    1. Winthrop coat drive
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Winthrop Fire Department is hosting their annual Coat Drive going on now.  Distribution of the coats will be on Wednesday, Nov. 5th from 4-8 pm at First Lutheran Church in Winthrop.  This is open to all individuals & familes.  Donations of clean used coats or outerwear are currently being accepted also.

  6. Nov
    6
    Thu

    1. Hutchinson Theatre
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Hutchinson Theatre presents “Bingo, the winning musical” from Nov. 6-8 and Nov. 12-14 at the Crow River Winery.  Tickets are $40 for dinner and show, reserved seating only.  Doors open at 5:30 pm each night, Dinner at 6 pm, Show starts at 7 pm.  Tickets can be purchased at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts, Hutchinson Chamber Office, or online (hutchtheatre.org)

    2. Today’s Women of Hutch meeting
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The next meeting of Today’s Woman of Hutchinson will be held at the Hutchinson Library, Nov 6th at 7p

  7. Nov
    7
    Fri

    1. Chili and Pie Luncheon
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St. John’s Lutheran Church of Winsted is having their Chile and Pie Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 7th from 10a-1p.  Take outs are available.  Don’t forget to stop by the Craft sale also!

  8. Nov
    8
    Sat

    1. Church Basement Ladies
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church of Watertown presents “The Looney Lutherans” by the Church Basement Ladies 7 pm on Saturday, Nov. 8th.  Tickets are $15 and includes Dessert and a beverage.  

  9. Nov
    9
    Sun

    1. Omelet Breakfast
      9:00 am – 12:30 pm

      The Hector Lioness Club invites you to their Omelet Breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 9th from 9a-12:30p at the American Bar and Grill.  Proceeds used for special projects in the community.    

    2. Green Isle Soup and Sandwich Luncheon
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Green Isle is hosting their Soup and Sandwich Luncheon on Sunday, Nov. 9th from 10a-1p.  Adults are $7, Children 6-10 are $4, and under 5 is free.  On the menu is Chili, Chicken Noodle Soup, Cream of Broccoli Soup,Wild Rice Soup, Egg Salad and Ham Sandwiches.    

    3. St. James Spaghetti Dinner and Bake Sale
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St. James Social Ministry invites you to join them for a Spaghetti Dinner and Bake Sale Sunday, Nov. 9th from 11a-1p at the St. James Fellowship Hall in Howard Lake.  All proceeds will benefit their Christian Benevolence Program.

    4. Community Bingo
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Area Senior Citizens are invited to Community Bingo at the Ecumen Oaks and Pines on Sunday, Nov. 9th from 2-3 pm.  Quarter a card, $1 for coverall.  Refreshments are served after Bingo.  

    5. Cosmos Soup/Sandwich Supper
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cosmos is having a Soup and Sandwich Supper on Sunday, Nov. 9th from 4:30-7 pm.  Free will offering is the cost, Hymn sing will be at 6 pm.  

    6. Turkey Bingo
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      St. Thomas More church in Lake Lillian is having their Turkey Bingo on Sunday, Nov. 9th starting at 6:30 pm.  Free Lunch and Door Prizes given out.  Everyone is welcome.

  10. Nov
    10
    Mon

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

      The Brownton American Legion and Auxiliary will be meeting on Monday, Nov. 10th at the Brownton Community Center.  Meeting starts at 7:30 pm.

  11. Nov
    12
    Wed

    1. Cosmos Senior Dance
      1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

      Next senior dance at the Cosmos Legion is Wednesday, Nov. 12th from 1:30-4:30 pm.  Music by Michael James.  

  12. Nov
    13
    Thu

    1. Fall Luncheon and Bake Sale
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Glencoe has their Fall Luncheon and Bake Sale on Thursday, Nov. 13th from 11a-1p.  Serving Hot Turkey Sandwiches, Potato Salad, and more!  Cost is $8.  

  13. Nov
    14
    Fri

    1. Veterans Day Program
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The ACGC Elementary School’s Veterans Day Program in Atwater was cancelled Tuesday, rescheduled to Friday, Nov. 14th at 2 pm.