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  1. Jul

    1. Dassel Flower Show
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Flowers will be on display at the Dassel Flower Show July 27 at the Dassel History Center from 2-4 pm. Arrangements and horticulture will be judged, awarded, and displayed. The show theme this year is Here Comes the Bride.There will be a flower arranging demonstration by Chuck Ortquist, music by Gregory Servin, plus dessert and coffee. There is no admission charge; donations are welcome. Area residents who enjoy flower gardening and arranging are invited to enter their horticulture and/or arrangement. More information and the rules, tips for exhibitors, and schedule may b e obtained at the History Center or by contacting staff at 320-275- 3077or dahs@dassel.com. There is no entry fee.

  2. Jul

    1. Golf Tournament
      1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Take part in Zion Lutheran Church’s 3rd annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, July 30th. Registration Deadline is July 23. 4 person Scramble with a 1 pm Registration, 2:30 pm Shotgun Start at the Oakdale Country Club. $50 includes 9 holes of golf, cart, and meal. Meal only tickets are $15. Contact Jodi to register at 833-2097.  

    2. Lake Lillian Community Theatre
      2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Lake Lillian Community Theatre presents “Cinderella in the Candy Kingdom” Sunday-Tuesday (July 30-Aug1) at the Former Lake Lillian School Gymnasium. Performances on Sunday is 2 pm, and Monday and Tuesday at 7 pm. Tickets are $5 at the door.  

    3. The History of Military Service Flags
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      You are invited to a program on World War 1 and the History of Military Service Flags on Sunday, July 30th from 2-3 pm at the Mcleod County Museum in Hutchinson. More info at mcleodhistory.org

  3. Aug

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

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Hector has their Salad Luncheon on Wednesday, Aug 2nd at Noon. The program include Samantha Borderius Nelson and her trip to Nicaragua. Free Will Donations accepted.

  4. Aug

    1. Ice Cream Social
      4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

      Our Savior’s Lutheran Church of Hutchinson is having their Annual Ice Cream Social on Thursday, August 3rd from 4-6:30 pm. Take Outs available.  

    2. Canning Class
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Heart of Hutch is teaching a class on Canning, where one tomato sauce will be made and canned. The class will be Thursday, August 3rd from 6-8 pm at the Hutchinson Middle School. Cost is $15, contact Karen to register on 320-583-4419

  5. Aug

    1. Schiffelly Puppet Show
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      The Friends of the Hutchinson Library present a Schiffelly Puppet Show on Thursday, August 10th at 10 am at the State Theatre, Hutchinson. A zany rendition of a fairy tale will be told, Admission is Free.

  6. Aug

    1. Fabulous Armadillos and October Son
      6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Litchfield Rotary presents the Fabulous Armadillos and October Son on Friday, August 11th at the Meeker County Fairgrounds. Cost is just a free will donation. All proceeds raised from the event will benefit kids in the community.  

  7. Aug

    1. Heatwole Threshing Show
      6:45 am – 7:45 am

      The 38th annual Heatwole Threshing Show is August 12 and 13 at the Show Grounds Southwest of Hutchinson. Featured this year are Allis Chalmers Tractors, Daily Activities, Flea Market, Demonstrations, and more! Free admission.

    2. KMS Memorial Ride
      9:00 am – 9:00 pm

      You’re invited to take part in the KMS Memorial Ride on August 12th in Franklin. Registration is from 9a-11:30am, Cost is $30 per person (includes Dinner and Music). After Dinner stick around for the Live Band and Street Dance with Brat Pack Radio.  

  8. Aug

    1. Corn Feed
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Brownton Lions are sponsoring the Annual Brownton Corn Feed and Pedal Pull on MONDAY, August 14th at the Brownton Community Center. Serving from 5pm to 7pm or until corn is gone. Tickets are $5 for ages 13 & up, $2 for ages 6 – 12 and free for children 5 and under. There will be a kids pedal pull at 7pm with registration starting at 6:30pm. Volunteers are needed to husk corn at 1pm in the city park on that day.

  9. Aug

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

      The MN Brain Injury Force has their latest Brain Boosting Workshop on Thursday, August 17 at 6 pm at Hutchinson Health Hospital Room F. This Month…a discussion on 12 ways to Think Faster. More info at MNBIF.org

  10. Aug

    1. Chow Mein Dinner
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The Church of Peace in NYA is having a Chow Mein Dinner on Friday, August 18th from 11a-1p at the church. Cost is just a free will offering.

  11. Aug

    1. St Andrews Fun Fest
      9:30 am – 4:00 pm

      Join St Andrew’s for Fun Fest on Sunday, August 20th in Fairfax. Mass at 9:30 am with Music by the St A’s Polkateers. Deep Fried Chicken Dinner served from 10:30-1p. Adults are $11, Children 5-10 are $5, under 5 is free. Also join the festivities from 10:30-4 pm…Music, Beer Wagon, Country Store, Bingo, Food Stands and more!

    2. Pork Chop Dinner
      11:00 am – 2:00 pm

      St John’s Lutheran Church of Hollywood has their annual Pork Chop Dinner on Sunday, August 20th. Contemporary Worship Service starts the day at 9:30 am, Dinner from 11a-2p. Cost is $10 in advance for adults ($11 at the door), Children ages 5-11 $5, 4 and under are free.

  12. Aug

    1. Brownton Legion Auxiliary Ladies Day
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Brownton Legion Auxiliary Ladies Day is on Monday, August 21st at the Brownton Bar and Grill at 6 pm. The group is also collecting dues for 2018 at this meeting.  

  13. Sep

    1. Victory Day
      8:15 am – 9:15 am

      The Minnesota Chapter of the Marfan Foundation is hodling their first Victory day family fun day fundraiser at the Bicentennial park in Hamburg on Saturday, Sept. 9th. The day includes food, a rib cook off, games and activities, kids carnival, 50/50 raffle, silent auction, dance, and more!

    2. 5K Glow Run
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      take part in Mcleod for Tomorrow’s 5K Glow Run on Saturday, Sept 9th at Masonic West River Park in Hutchinson. Check in is at 6 pm, Run starts at 8 pm. Also enjoy a Smores and Hot Dog Bonfire after party. To register visit the groups facebook page or go to mcleodfortomorrow.com

  14. Sep

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

      The Brownton American Legion Auxiliary will meet on Monday, Sept. 11th at 7:30 pm at the Brownton Community Center.  

  15. Sep

    1. Bernardy Benefit
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      You’re invited to a benefit for Samantha Bernardy on Saturday, September 16th at Cactus Jacks 2 in Stewart. Meal served from 4-7p for a Suggested Donation of $10. Also take part in the meat Raffle, Bake Sale, Silent Auction and Live Music. Proceeds benefit Bernardy who’s fighting a brain tumor.  

  16. Sep

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

      The MN Brain Injury Force has their latest Brain Boosting Workshop on Thursday, September 21 at 6 pm at Hutchinson Health Hospital Room F. This Month…a discussion on tips for a better memory. More info at MNBIF.org

  17. 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