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  1. Oct

    1. Plato Blood Drive
      12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Plato on Tuesday, Oct 25th from Noon-6 pm at the Lighthouse Church.  For an appointment call Ken or Myra at 320-238-2370 

    2. Legion Meeting
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Mcleod County Council of the American Legion and Auxiliary at the Hutchinson VFW on Tuesday, Oct 25th at 7:30 pm.  

  2. Oct

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

      The Glencoe Lions invite you to their All you can eat Sausage/Ham Supper on Thursday, Oct 27th from 4:30-7 pm at the Pla-Mor Ballroom. Advance Tickets are $9, or $10 at the door, Children 4-10 are $5. Serving Sausage, Ham, Scalloped Potatoes, Corn and more! Proceeds go to community projects. They also ask that you bring an item for the food shelf.

  3. Oct

    1. SL Paper Drive
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The next Silver Lake Paper Drive is coming up Oct 28/29. Drop off your paper on the North side of the Holy Family Church. Proceeds go to the SL Ambulance, Fire Dept, and Winter Festival.

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

      The Cokato Legion presents their Turkey Supper on Friday, Oct 28th from 4:30-7pm at the Cokato City Hall. Adults are $9, Chidren are $5.

  4. Oct

    1. Rummage and Bake Sale
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm

      St. Michael’s Church of Spring Hill is having their Annual Rummage and Bake Sale on Saturday, Oct 29th and Sunday, Oct 30th. Saturday hours are 9a-2p, and Sunday 9a-Noon. Lunch is available both days and clothing is $2 per bag on Sunday. 

    2. Fall Salad Luncheon
      10:30 am – 1:00 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 29th at 10:30 am.  The event is entirely free and will include a variety of delicious salads, and a talk by Avril Vavrosky. Avril is originally from South Africa, and along with her husband Dr. Doug Vavrosky have been missionaries with OMF International for 35 years. They previously lived in Taiwan for 12 years, and are now serving on the Diaspora Ministry team reaching Chinese outside their own country. Grace Bible Church is located in Silver Lake next to the city water tower. Reservations are not required, but are appreciated for planning purposes. 

    3. Krone Family Benefit
      4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      You’re invited to the Krone Family Benefit on Saturday, Oct 29th starting at 4 pm at the Glencoe City Center. A Free Will Donation will get you Dinner and Live Music. There is also a Live Auction at 7 pm. All proceeds benefit the Jessie Krone Family who was in an automobile accident. 

    4. Halloween Spooktacular
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Kids of all ages are invited to celebrate Halloween Spooktacular at Minnesota Pioneer Park in Annandale on Saturday, October 29, from 5-8 p.m. Chills, thrills, and plenty of trick-or-treat candy for the kids in the Haunted Village. Fun games in the Barn for the young ones. Lots of scares for those brave enough to try the Trail of Terror.  Free cookie decorating and pizza and pop for sale in the lower level of the Big Woods Building. Park admission for the evening is $10 per vehicle. Bring flashlights. Pioneer Park is located on the east side of Annandale on Highway 55. 

  5. Oct

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

      St. Michael’s Fall Festival is coming up on Sunday, October 30th from 10:30a-1p at the Gaylord Legion. Serving a Smoked Pork Chop Dinner or an Aranda Mexican Meal. Tickets are $10, ages 4-10 are $5. Shop the Silent Auction, register for door prizes, and take part in the raffle also!

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

      The Immanuel Lutheran Church of Brownton is holding their German Dinner on Sunday, October 30th from 10:30a-1p. Serving Brats, Glazed Carrots, Mashed Potatoes, German Potato Salad, Sauerkraut, and more! Adults are $12, Children 6-10 are $6, Take outs available. All proceeds benefit Noah’s Ark Preschool.

    3. German Dinner
      11:45 am – 1:00 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church of Hutchinson celebrates Reformation Sunday on Sunday, October 30th with a German Dinner from 11:45a-1p. Suggested Donation is $8 for Adults, and $5 for ages 10 and under. Serving Chicken in White Wine Cream Sauce over Spatzle, Lanjagers, Cabbage, Sauerkraut, Black Forest Cake and more!  

    4. Creepy Collections
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      The Mcleod County Historical Society hosts a special Creepy Collections Halloween Program on Hair Art Sunday, Oct 30th from 1-2 pm at the Museum in Hutchinson. Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for Kids. 

  6. Oct

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

      The Bethlehem United Methodist offers it’s Trunk or Treat event on Monday, Oct 31st from 5-6:30pm. It’s a free alternative Halloween Celebration for kids and Families. The church parking lot will be filled with decorated car trunks filled with treats and you can vote for the best decorated trunk.

  7. Nov

    1. Veterans Event
      5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      All Veterans and a guest are invited to an appreciation dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 1st at the Hutchinson VFW. 5:30 pm Social Hour, 6 pm Dinner, and 7 pm Speaker. Speaking at the event is 26 year Veteran Terry Banham of Lakeville. You must RSVP by October 25th to info@newerafinancial.com or 587-0459.  

  8. Nov

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

      Today’s Women of Hutchinson’s next meeting is coming up on Thursday, Nov 3rd at Harmony River, starting at 6:30 pm.  

  9. Nov

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

      St. John’s LWML presents their Chili and Pie Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 4th from 10a-1p at St. John’s Fellowship Hall in Winsted. Cost is a Free Will Offering, with proceeds benefiting church Missions. 

  10. Nov

    1. Fall Extravaganza
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Harmony River Auxiliary’s Fall Extravaganza is coming up on Saturday, Nov. 5th from 9a-2p at Harmony River. Arts, Crafts, Baked Goods and more! No Admission Charge. Lunch available in the Cafe.  

    2. St. Andrew’s Fall Bazaar
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      You’re invited to attend the annual Fall Bazaar and Road to Bethlehem Nativity Displays at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church of Fairfax on Saturday, Nov. 5th from 9a-1p. Apple Dumplings, Cinnamon Rolls and Caramel Rolls are served at 9 am, Soup and Sandwich Luncheon served from 10:30a-1p. Crafts, Baked Goods, Raffle Items, and much more will be available.

    3. Uffda Day
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Atwater presents Uffda Day on Saturday, Nov. 5th from 9a-Noon. Enjoy a Scandinavian meal of an Open Faced Sandwich, Wild Rice Soup, fruit soup, Rommegrot, lefse and specialty cookies. Also shop the crafts, Gift Boutique, Bake Sale and more!

    4. Lutefisk Dinner
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Scandian Grove Lutheran Church of Norseland is holding their Lutefisk and Meatball Supper on Saturday, Nov. 5th. Serving from 11a-2p and 4-7p. Cost is $18 for adults, and $6 for kids 6-12.  

    5. Poultry Party
      5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Stewart American Legion has their Poultry Party and Raffle on Saturday, Nov. 5th at Cactus Jacks II starting at 5:30 pm. Free BBQ’s and Beer from 6:30-8p. Take part in the Raffle and Paddle Wheel. Proceeds support US Veterans.  

  11. Nov

    1. Nov Community Dinner
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Brownton Congregational Church will hold their Community Dinner on Wednesday, November 9th from 5-7 pm with a free will offering. The Dinner is hosted the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  

  12. Nov

    1. St. John’s Craft and Bake Sale
      8:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Women of St. John’s Catholic Church in Hector is holding their annual Craft and Bake Sale on Saturday, Nov 12th from 8a-1p at the BLHS Small gym in Hector. Rolls will be served from 8a-11a and a BBQ lunch from 11a-1p. You can also take part in the raffle. Everyone is welcome!

    2. Chili for the Soul
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      All Saints Lutheran Church of Darwin has a “Chili for the Soul” Luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 12th from 11a-1p. Serving Chili, Breadsticks, Bars and Beverage for $7, Children 10 and under $4

    3. Uecker Fundraiser
      2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      It’s a Spaghetti Supper and Silent Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 12th from 2-8 pm at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. Proceeds will benefit the Jaden Uecker family. Jaden suffers from Marfan Syndrome and needs heart surgery soon.  

  13. Nov

    1. Turkey Dinner
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Join St. Mary CCW for their annual Turkey Dinner at the Church of St. Mary in Arlington on Sunday, Nov. 13th from 10a-1p. Serving Turkey, Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce and more! Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids ages 4-10. Also don’t forget to try their raffle!

    2. Chili Feed
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Bethel Lutheran Church,77 Lincoln Ave N,Lester Prairie,Mn is having a Chili Feed &Silent Auction,Sunday,November13th  4p-6p Serving Chili,Chili Topping ,another soup.Bread-Beverage    $7.00 /Adults Children under 5 free.  Silent Auction -Proceeds to the Bruce Young Family for medical expenses. Homemade Lefse will also be available to purchase.

  14. Nov

    1. Oyster Stew and Soup Dinner
      5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      St. John’s Lutheran Church of Atwater presents their Oyster Stew and Soup Dinner on Sunday, Nov. 20th from 5-7:30 pm. Serving Oyster Stew, Chicken Wild Rice Soup, and Wisconsin Cheese Soup along with Ham Buns for a Free Will Offering. Proceeds go to the Sunday School.   

  15. Dec

    1. Winter Concerts
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      The Crow River Singers present their Winter Concerts: Friday, Dec 2nd at 7 pm, New Journey UCC of Hutchinson – Saturday, Dec 4th at 2 pm, Peace Lutheran Church of Hutchinson. Tickets are $8 per person, under 12 is free.