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  1. Dec

    1. Tim Orth Foundation accepting applications
      8:30 am – 9:30 am

      The Tim Orth Foundation is accepting applications for their annual Spring Basketball benefit game.  The TOF is designed to help young people who are ill and in need of assistance paying for their medical treatment.  Applications will be accepted until December 29th.  You can obtain an application by calling Ralph at 320-587-6733 or Don at 320-864-6010.  

  2. Dec

    1. Lunch with Santa
      11:00 am – 2:00 pm

      It’s Lunch with Santa on Saturday, Dec 20th from 11a-2p at the Mcleod County Fairgrounds.  The event is free to families with children of charge courtesy of the Foundation for Challenged Children.  

    2. Silver Lake Winter Festival
      12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Silver Lake Winter Festival will be Saturday, Dec 20th from 12:30-3 pm at the Silver Lake Auditorium.  Free Sandwiches, Sleigh Rides, Music and more!  See the Reindeer and take a photo with them, plus meet Santa and Mrs. Claus.  Kids can take part in the coloring contest.  

    3. Glencoe Living Nativity
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      On Saturday, Dec 20 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, come and visit a Living Nativity at Oak Leaf Park in Glencoe.  Presented by Glencoe Area Churches, this is a drive-thru production, featuring six scenes depicting the Good News of Jesus’ birth.  Live animals, crafted scenery, biblical characters and music provide a memorable Christmas experience.  Admission is free; however donations of food or money will be collected for the McLeod Emergency Food Shelf. 

  3. Dec

    1. Legion bussing tables
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Glencoe American Legion will be bussing tables at Unhinged Pizza on Monday, Dec 22nd from 4-8 pm.  Proceeds from Tips and food will benefit the Legion.  

  4. Dec

    1. Movie for the Food Shelf
      11:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Century 9 Theatres in Hutchinson is having a benefit for the Mcleod Emergency Food Shelf on Wednesday, Dec 24th.  They will show the movie White Christmas at 11 am and 2 pm.  Free Showings, Cider, Coffee, and Cookies.  Just bring an item for the Mcleod Emergency Food Shelf.

  5. Jan

    1. Auditions for DC Community Theatre
      11:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Auditions for the DC Community Theatre production of “The Romancers” will take place Saturday, Jan 3rd at 11 am, and Monday, Jan 5th at 6 pm at the Dassel History Center.  Those interested are welcome to come to either audition time and should bring their calendar and winter conflict schedule. Wear clothing that will give you freedom of movement as you may be asked to do some simple fight choreography or basic fencing moves.  If unable to attend either date, or if you have any questions, contact Production Assistant Deborah Moen at 612-236-5137.Those interested in helping with set construction or behind the scenes should contact Deborah Moen.

  6. Jan

    1. Railroad art
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Mcleod County Historical Museum presents Railroad Art from John Cartwright on Monday, Jan 12th from 6-7 pm.  For info you can go to mcleodhistory.org

  7. Jan

    1. Chili Feed
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Winsted American Legion is hosting their annual Chili Feed on Saturday, Jan 17th from 4-7 pm.  Advance Tickets are $8, $9 at the door, Kids 10 and under are $4.  Enjoy Chili, Cornbread, Garlic Bread, Veggies, Desserts and more!