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  1. Aug

    1. Treasure Trek
      8:00 am – 5:00 pm

      The 10th annual Tresure Trek along Highway 212 will be Aug 21-23 from 8a-5p each day.  Sales and many other stops along the road from Chaska to Glencoe.  Don’t miss the fun!

    2. Dassel Red Rooster Days
      2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

      Dassel welcomes you to Red Rooster Days August 29th-September 1st!  

      Events on Friday include the Farmers Market and Movie in the Park “The Wizard of Oz:

      Events on Saturday, Aug 30th: Bike Ride, Program at the Dassel History Center, Bean Bag Tournament, Arts Show, Grand Day Parade at 3 pm, BBQ and Ice CreamSocial, Ambassador Coronation, and Street Dance

      Events on Sunday, Aug 31st: Community Worship Service, Lunch at Church Social Hall, MN Minn-E-Rods, Fine Arts Show, Quilt Show, Brat Feed, and Community Hymn Sing, and Fireworks at Spring Lake Park

      Events on Monday, Sept 1st: Run/Walk, Dassel History Center Open, Fine Arts Show, Classic Car and Antique Show, Golden Egg Hunt, Music, Kids Pedal Pull, Quilt Show, and the Largest Chicken BBQ in the State!

    3. Football Kick Off Party
      5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      The Hutchinson High School Football Team invites you to their Kick off Party on Thursday, Aug 21st at 5 pm at the High School Football Field.  A Hamburger meal will be served for $5, and tshirts and wristbands will be for sale.  Meet the coaches and the team and take some photos also!

  2. Aug

    1. White Elephant Sale
      8:00 am – 6:00 pm

      St. Anastasia’s White Elephant Sale is going on Friday and Sautrday (Aug 22/23) at the school gym in Hutchinson.  On the Sale, Furniture, Household items, Yard and garden items, Toys, Games, Collectables, Books andmore.  No Clothes.  

    2. Ice Cream Social in Darwin
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      All Saints Lutheran Church of Darwin is holding their annual Ice Cream Social on Friday, Aug 22nd from 4-7 pm.  Serving Sandwiches, Salads, Pie, Ice Cream and Beverages.  Cost is $6.50 for Adults, $4 for Children, and $2.50 for Pie only.  Proceeds go toward a handicap lift at the church.

    3. Old Fashioned Tent Revival
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Oak Heights Covenant Church is hosting their annual Old Fashioned Tent Revival Friday-Sunday (Aug 22, 23, 24).  On Friday, Aug 22 from 6-8 pm see the BASICS, hear personal testimonies, and see the video “The Richest Caveman.  On Saturday, Aug 23rd from 6-8 pm the guest speaker is Pastor Brian Alnes of Lake Beauty Camp, Music from Pastor Adam Krumrie, and more personal testimonies.  And on Sunday, Aug 24th from 6-8:30 pm hear music from the Chancellors Quartet.  Everyone is welcome and admission is free.

  3. Aug

    1. Petit Benefit
      2:15 pm – 1:00 am

      You are invited to a benefit for the Petit Family in Howard Lake at the Legion on Saturday, Aug 23rd.  The day starts off with a 5K Walk at 9 am, Bean Bag Tournament at Noon ($20 per team), Silent Auction from 4-7 pm, Spaghetti Lunch from Noon-5 pm ($8 for lunch), and Entertainment by DJ DK from 3 pm – 1 am.  For more info or to register/donate contact Stephanie at 763-670-9650.

  4. Aug

    1. Penn Fest
      10:30 am – 1:00 pm

      St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church is hosting their Penn Fest on Sunday, Aug 24th at the Brownton Community Center.  Worship Service at 10:30 am, Pork Chop Dinner served from 11:30a-1p.  On the menu is Smoked Pork Chops, Mashed Potatoes, Cole Slaw, Veggies and more.  Adults are $11, Children 10 and under are $6, and a extra chop is $5.  

    2. Fish Boil
      11:30 am – 1:00 pm

      First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe is hosting their 5th annual Fish Boil Dinner on Sunday, Aug 24th from 11:30a-1p in the church’s fellowship center.  On the menu is Fish, tartar sauce, potatoes, coleslaw, bread, dessert, and a beverage.  Price is a free will donation.  All proceeds will go to the Orphan Grain Train.  

    3. Lickfelt benefit
      11:30 am – 3:30 pm

      You’re invited to a benefit for the Lickfelt family on Sunday, Aug. 24th from 11:30a-3:30p at Peace Lutheran Church.  A spaghetti Dinner will be served ($7 adults, $3 Kids 10 and under), you can bid on the silent auction, take a chance on the quilt raffle, and shop the bake sale or vendor fair.  Miranda Lickfelt had been battling Cancer, before passing away.  The Benefit will help her family cover medical expenses occurred.  

  5. Aug

    1. Thrivent Leaders
      8:45 am – 9:45 am

      The McLeod Thrivent Chapter Board is seeking Volunteer Leaders.  If your interested in helping Thrivent members help others by providing funding and support for chapter activities that impact the community and those in need, this job is for you.  To find out more about this rewarding volunteer opportunity, please contact:  Cindy at 612-205-7575 or cindye@hutchtel.net

  6. Aug

    1. Salad and Hotdish Luncheon
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      St. John’s Lutheran Church of Annandale is having their Garden Salad and Hotdish Luncheon on Wednesday, Aug 27th from 11a-1p.  Tickets at the door are $8 for adults, and $3 for children 10 and younger.  Take outs available.  

  7. Aug

    1. 150th Anniversary for Immanuel Lutheran Church
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      Immanuel Lutheran Church of Hutchinson is hosting their 150th Anniversary Celebration on Aug 30 and 31st.  Events on Saturday include: Walking Cemetery Tour, Games, Music by the Detour Band, Lunch, and Devotions.  On Sunday come back for a special worship service, catered meal (advance ticket required), balloon release, and a festival worship service.

  8. Aug

    1. Cosmos Breakfast Buffet
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The Cosmos Legion is hosting a breakfast buffet on Sunday, Aug 31st from 9a-Noon.  Free Will Donation gets you: French Toast, Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Hashbrowns and more!  Proceeds from the event will be used to purchase new American Flags.  

  9. Sep

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

      St. John’s Catholic Church of Hector is having their annual Turkey Supper on Wed., Sept. 3rd from 4-7 pm.  Take outs available.  Menu includes: Turkey, Dressing, Mashed Potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw, cranberries, bread, ice cream, and a beverage.  Cost is $9.50 for adults, $4 for children 4-10.

  10. Sep

    1. GSL ECFE Open House
      9:00 am – 7:30 pm

      Glencoe-Silver Lake Public Schools is having their Early Childhood and Family Education Open House and Playground Grand Opening.  The event will be on Thursday, September 4 from 9-11:30 am and 5-7:30 pm at the GSL Early Childhood Learning Center in Glencoe.   You can register for fall ECFE classes, meet the staff, play in the classrooms and indoor motor area, visit the ECFE library, and check out their new outdoor playground.   There will also be snacks and a chance to win door prizes.

    2. Firearms Safety
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Gopher Campfire is hosting their Firearms Safety class on September 4, 8, 11, and 15th.  The class is open to anyone 12 years of age and older and runs from 6-9 pm each night.  You must attend all of the session to pass the class.  Cost is $15, class size is limited and registration is required.  For Q’s or to register call 587-3153

    3. Today’s Women of Hutchinson Meeting
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Today’s women of Huthinson will hold their next meeting on Thursday, Sept. 4th at the Hutchinson Public Library.  Meeting begins at 7 pm. 

  11. Sep

    1. Cruisin for a Cure
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The Cruisin for a Cure Motorcycle and Classic Car run will be Saturday, Sept, 6th.  Registration at 9 am, Wheels roll at 10:30 from Neisen’s Bar and Grill in Biscay.  Stops will be in Dassel, New Germany, and Stewart.  All money raised goes to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  Q’s or Register contact Scott at 320-282-7817 or Steve at 320-583-3439

    2. Iron Run
      11:00 am – 5:00 pm

      The 3rd annual Antique Iron Run will be Saturday, Sept. 6th, leaving at 11 am from Kicker’s Bar and Grill in Litchfield.  No Registration, No Fee, just a Fun Run!  The Run is for Motorcycles from 1983 and older, but all bikes are welcome.  Prizes given for oldest bike, and furthest distance traveled.

    3. Plow Day
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Hollywood’s 3rd annual Plow Day will be Saturday, Sept. 6th from 11-4 pm.  The event will be 2 miles Southwest of the Hollywood Sports Complex (16555 Utah Dr).  Free admission, food served by St. John’s Church of Hollywood.  Antique Tractor/Lawnmower/Horse Plows welcome.  

    4. Martin Benefit
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Cosmos Legion is hosting a benefit for Sue Martin on Saturday, Sept. 6th from 4-8 pm.  You can Enjoy a Spaghetti Dinner, Bid on the Silent Auction, shop at the bake sale, and enjoy entertainment.  Proceeds from the night go to Sue who’s battling Multiple Myeloma.  

    5. St. A’s Fall Festival
      4:30 pm – 4:00 pm

      St. Anastasia is having their Fall Festival on Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 6/7) at their church.  On Saturday there is Mass at 4:30 pm, then an Outdoor Social at 5:30 pm with Food, Music, Country Store, Games and more!  On Sunday, a Polka Mass is at 10:30 am, Chicken Dinner from 11a-2 pm, and the Festival from 11a-4 pm.  Food, Entertainment, Raffles, Games, Auction, Stores, and more!  

  12. Sep

    1. Grace Lutheran Fall Festival
      8:45 am – 12:30 pm

      Grace Lutheran Church of Brownton is having their Fall Festival on Sunday, Sept. 7th.  A worship service starts things at 8:45 am, Pork Chop Dinner served from 10:30a-12:30p.  Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children 12 and under (or $4 for a hot dog meal).  Also a part of the event is a basket raffle and a Country Store.

    2. St. Thomas More Fall Festival
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The St. Thomas More Fall Festival and Raffle is coming up in Lake Lillian Sunday, Sept. 7.  Mass at 10 am, Ham Dinner served from 11a-1p.  Adults are $8, Children 12 and under are $4, and take outs are available.  Also stop by the bake sale, Garden Produce Sale, Raffle and more!

    3. Rueckert Fundraiser
      11:00 am – 6:00 pm

      The Healin’ ‘N Wheelin’ fundraiser for Nancy Rueckert of Litchfield is coming up on Sunday, Sept 7th at the Litchfield Civic Arena from 11a-6p.  Take part in the Bean Bag Tournament, Raffle, and Silent Auction.  Also at the event is a Kids Bounce House, Best Chili Contest, Taco Bar, Hot Dogs, Live Music and More!  Bring the Family!  This event will raise funds to be used toward a handicap accessible van for Nancy.

  13. Sep

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

      The Brownton American Legion and Auxiliary will be meeting on Monday, Sept. 8th at the Brownton Community Center.  Meeting starts at 7:30 pm.

  14. Sep

    1. Bras for a Cause
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Hutchinson Breast Cancer Support Group is again sponsoring the Bras for a Cause event.  Bring a Bra to decorate at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts on Sept. 9th from 7-8:30 pm.  You can then vote on your favorite bras from Sept. 9th-Oct 14th at the Center. Then on the 14th there will be a reception from 7-8 pm to announce the winners.  The event supports women with Breast Cancer.  

    2. Civil Air Patrol Open House
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Hutchinson Squadron of CIVIL AIR PATROL will be hosting an open house at squadron headquarters located at the Hutchinson Municipal Airport (Butler Field) on Tuesday, Sept. 9, starting at 7:00 P.M.  Senior members and cadets will welcome visitors (and prospective members) and introduce them to, and explain the Civil Air Patrol program.  Refreshments will be served. 

  15. Sep

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

      The next Senior Dance at the Cosmos Legion will be Wednesday, Sept. 10th from 1:30-4:30 pm.  Music is by Jerry’s One Man Band.