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  1. Sep
    24
    Sat

    1. Gun, Knives and Coin Show
      8:00 am – 5:00 pm

      It’s the Elks annual Gun, Knives, and Coin Show on September 24/25at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. Buy Sell and Trade on 320 tables. Food andBeverages available, $4 is admission.  

    2. Festival
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Attend the annual Nobel Shadduck Fall Festival at Minnesota Pioneer Park in Annandale on Saturday, September 24, from 11-3. Wagon rides, games and fun activities for children, artisans, bake and preserves sale, tractor display, spelling bee in the School. 17 and under admitted free for this family-friendly event.

    3. Oktoberfest
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      You are invited to the Plato Lions Oktoberfest on Saturday, Sept. 24th from 4-8pm at the King Pin Pub. Serving Brats, Sauerkraut, Potato Salad and Apple Dessert. Proceeds go to local projects.  

  2. Sep
    25
    Sun

    1. Festival
      9:15 am – 1:00 pm

      St. Boniface Church of Stewart’s Fall Festival is coming up on Sunday, Sept. 25th. Mass starts things off at 9:15 am featuring the BASICS. Dinner and Festival follwing mass until 1 pm. Pork Loin Dinner served for $9, 4-10 yrs old is $5, Also take part in the Raffle, Kids Games, Barrel Train Rides and more!

    2. Roast Beef Dinner
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The New Auburn Lions present their Roast Beef Dinner on Sunday, Sept. 25th from 10a-1p at the New Auburn City Hall. All Proceeds go to community projects.

    3. Fish Feed
      11:00 am – 1:30 pm

      Enjoy a Door County Wisconson style Fish Feed at Mayer Lutheran High School on Sunday, Sept. 25th from 11a-1:30p. Cost is just a free will donation for Fish with butter sauce, Potatoes, Cole Slaw, and more! Proceeds go to the Orphan Grain Train.  

  3. Sep
    28
    Wed

    1. Hospice Training
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Ecumen of Litchfield is having another Hospice Volunteer Training Session, Starting Wednesday, Sept. 28th. Sessions run from 8a-Noon in the Nordic Room at Ecumen. To register call Nicole at 373-6604.

  4. Oct
    1
    Sat

    1. Fall Bazaar
      8:30 am – 1:30 pm

      The Holy Trinity Council of Catholic Women are hosting their annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, Oct 1st from 8:30a-1:30p at the Holy Trinity HS in Winsted. Shop the Silent Auction, Crafts, Gifts, Bake Sale and more! Breakfast served starting at 8:30 am serving Egg Bake, Lunch runs from 10:30-1:15 pm serving Chili and Hot Dogs.  

    2. Obstacle Challenge and Scavenger Hunt
      12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      The Dassel Saddle Club presents their Fall Harvest Obstacle Challenge and Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, Oct 1st. Cost is $15 per rider or $15 per Family of Walkers. Obstacles run from Noon-4 pm.  

    3. Turtle Burger Fundraiser
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Darwin Rod and Gun Club presents their Turtle Burger Fun Night Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct 1st from 5:30-7:30 pm. Tickets are $8 at the door for a Build you own Burger with Beans and Chips. Also take part in the Raffle and Games.

    4. Oktoberfest Fundraiser
      7:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      The Hutchinson Hockey Association is hosting an Oktoberfest Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct 1st from 7pm-Midnight at the York Farm Barn. Tickets are $20, for German Food, Games, Drinks, and Live Music by 2Manchu. There are also Free Bus Rides to and From the Barn.  

  5. Oct
    2
    Sun

    1. Holy Family Bazaar
      10:00 am – 7:00 pm

      The Church of the Holy Family’s annual Bazaar is coming up on Sunday, Oct 2nd. Polka Mass at 10 am Pork Chop Dinner serving from 11a-2p with Take Outs available. Adults are $9 for 1 chop, $11 for 2 Chops, Children ages 4-10 are $5. Also under the tent is Kids Games, Pumpkin Decorating, Store, Cake Walk, Refreshments, Bingo and more!

    2. BBQ
      10:30 am – 1:00 pm

       

      You are invited to the LWML Fall Barbecue at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hamburg on October 2nd from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Menu consists of: Barbecue or hot dog, potato salad, baked beans, chips, pickles, dessert and beverage. The cost for the dinner is $7.00 for adults, $4.00 for ages 4 – 10 and children under the age of 4 are free. Takeouts available.

    3. Fall Windsor Pork Chop Dinner
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St John Lutheran Church of Rural Gaylord is hosting their Fall Harvest Windsor Pork Chop Dinner on Sunday, Oct 2nd from 11a-1p at the Gaylord American Legion. Cost is $10 for adults, Children 5-10 are $5. Take Outs are available. You can also shop the Country Store and Usborne Books Sale.

    4. Tree Planting Event
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Volunteers are needed in Arlington on Sunday, Oct 2nd for a Tree Planting event from 1-3 pm at Frenzel Park. If you can help contact the City of Arlington to RSVP at 964-2378.

    5. Oktoberfest
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      St. John’s Lutheran Church of Atwater presents their Oktoberfest at the Atwater Community Center on Sunday, Oct 2nd from 4:30-7:30p. On the menu, Meat Balls, Pork Hocks, Brats, Hot Potato Salad, and other German Dishes and Desserts. Adults are $12, Children are $5. Live Music is by the Wendinger Band. Proceeds go to Atwater area Seniors.  

  6. Oct
    3
    Mon

    1. Bingo Fundraiser
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Winthrop Area Foundation presents their Fundraiser Bingo Games Monday Nights October through May, starting at 6:30 pm at Hahn’s Dining and Lounge.  

  7. Oct
    6
    Thu

    1. Fall Festival
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The United Lutheran Church of Lake Lillian is hosting it’s annual Fall Festival on Thursday, Oct 6th. Serving Meatballs, Potatoes, and more. Adults are $9, 6-12 is $3.  

    2. Today’s Women of Hutchinson
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      The next meeting of Today’s Women of Hutchinson is Thursday, October 6th at Harmony River, 6:30 pm. Please use the west entrance.

  8. Oct
    8
    Sat

    1. Cuba Changing
      9:00 am – 11:00 am

      The community is invited to join Women’s Coffee Fellowship Saturday,October 8, 9am at Oak Heights Covenant Church in Hutchinson to hear Jose Luciano speak on “Cuba…Changing?” Jose is an immigrant from Communist Cuba and will tell about the experience of leaving Cuba as a young boy with his brother and parents. In 2015 Jose made a trip back to Cuba, and his observations differ somewhat
      from what the media has portrayed. His story will inspire and make you grateful to be an American citizen with all of its rights, privileges and responsibilities. For more information call the church office at 320-587-6687. The entire family is welcome at this free event.

    2. Thiel Auction
      10:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Everyone is invited to a benefit auction for Dena Thiel, in memory of Jeremy Thiel on Saturday, Oct 8th from 10a-3p at the Vineyard United Methodist Church. The benefit includes a silent auction, bake sale, and $5 Walking Tacos.  

    3. Author Presentation
      5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Sons of Norway invite you to meet Per Breiehagen and Lori Evert, the award winning authors and photographer of the NY Times Bestseller, The Christmas Wish, on Saturday, October 8th at 5:30p at CrossPoint Church in Hutchinson. A light supper will be served before the presentation for a free will offering. For more information email Gabra Lokken at sofnhutchinson@yahoo.com.

  9. Oct
    9
    Sun

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

      The New Germany Commercial Club is hosting their annual Dad’s Belgian Waffle Breakfast on Sunday, October 9 from 8:30 AM to 12:30PM.  It will be held at the city hall.  All the waffles you can eat along with the delicious Schroeder Meats breakfast sausages.  Everyone is Welcome.

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

      The Silver Lake Lions are hosting their Fall Brunch on Sunday, Oct 9th from 8:30a-Noon at the Silver Lake Auditorium. Serving Eggs, Pancakes, Sausage and more. $7 for Adults and $3 for those under 12. They also ask you to bring an item for the Food Shelf. Proceeds support the Football Program.

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

      St. Aloysius Church in Olivia invites you to join them on Sunday, Oct 9th for their Fall Festival. Mass begins at 10 am, Homemade Chicken Dinner from 11a-1:30p. Cost is $11 for adults or takeouts and $6 for children 10 and under. Also enjoy the pumpkin patch, Farmers Market, Bakers Corner, Quilt Ladies booth, Silent Auction, Cake Walk and more.  

  10. Oct
    11
    Tue

    1. Retirement Party
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Ecumen of Litchfield is hosting a Retirement Party for Pastor John Petersen on Tuesday, Oct 11th from 3-5 pm in their Viking Room. Everyone is welcome to honor him for his 13 years of service.

    2. Cancer Support Group
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Hutchinson Area Breast Cancer Support Group invites you to a roundtable discussion on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome on Tuesday, Oct 11th from 7-8:30 pm at Christ the King Lutheran Church of Hutchinson. No RSVP Required. Breast Cancer Survivor Amy Tix and Carrier of the BRCA2 Gene Mutation Denise Deutsch are the featured speakers.

  11. Oct
    12
    Wed

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

      The Vineyard United Methodist Church hosts their Annual Turkey Dinner on Wednesday, Oct 12th serving from 4-7 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for kids ages 4-10, and under 4 is free. Take Outs or Delivery available. (call 587-2200 for Delivery during the hours). Also Shop the Country Store!

    2. Oct Community Dinner
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Brownton Congregational Church will hold their Community Dinner on Wednesday, October 12th from 5-7 pm with a free will offering. The Dinner is hosted the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  

  12. Oct
    14
    Fri

    1. Dassel FD Pork Chop Dinner
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Dassel Fire Dept presents their annual Pork Chop Dinner on Friday, Oct 14th from 5-8 pm. Serving Pork Chops, Potatoes, Corn and Bread. Cost is $7 for ages 11 and up, $5 for ages 5-10, $2 for an extra chop.