−HALLOWEEN SCAVENGER HUNT10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sat, October 25, 10am – 12pmWhere: 2 N Broadway St, New Ulm, MN 56073, USA (map)HALLOWEEN SCAVENGER HUNTHalloween mischief makers have hidden pumpkins, witches cauldrons, scarecrows, and other Halloween decorations throughout the museum building and its exhibits. Children are invited to find these and learn more about the museum and local history on Saturday, October 25th; from 10:00am to 12:00 pm. Participants can enjoy treats and small prizes. Admission is free during this time, regular admission price will resume at noon. Parents and interested adults are also invited to provide suggestions for future museum programming for children and families at the BCHS Annex from 9:00am to 10:00 am. Coffee will be served until the Scavenger Hunt begins.The Brown County Historical Society Museum will provide free admission to children and adults on Saturday, October 25th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Visitors can also view the award-winning third floor U.S.-Dakota War exhibit, selected works of author and illustrator Wanda Gag on the second floor and discover agriculture of the past with the first floor Century Farm exhibit. Regular admission prices will resume at noon. For further information, call Meghan at 233-2616.+10:00 amHALLOWEEN SCAVENGER HUNT
−Halloween Party2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Courtland Community Center
Come and Go from 2 PM to 4 PM, 0 to 9 years old.
Costumes are optional ( please no masks!)
Games & sensory area, crafts, prizes, bag of goodies, snacks
Courtland fire truck
Photo area, bring your camera!
Sponsored by The Courtland Lions
Assisted by Immanuel Lutheran School 6th & 8th Graders+2:00 pmHalloween Party
−The Blackstad Brothers and The Everly Brothers Tribute Band7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Blackstad Brothers and The Everly Brothers Tribute Band
October 25th, 2014 at 7:30PM at the State Street Theater, 15 N State St., New Ulm, MN
Doors open at 7PM
$15 general admission or tickets available at Hy-Vee, NU Chamber of Commerce and at the door.
FREE CD FOR THE FIRST 300 PEOPLE!+7:00 pmThe Blackstad Brothers and The Everly Brothers Tribute Band
−31st Annual German Dinner8:30 am – 11:00 am
31st Annual German Dinner
Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 10:30AM to 1:00PM at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Brownton, MN
Polka Worship Service with Chuck Thiel at 9 AM
Brats, Meatballs, Glazed Carrots, Real Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, German Potato Salad, Sauerkraut, Pickles, Bread, Dessert, Coffee and Milk
Adults $11, Children (6-10) $6, Preschool -Free
Take out orders are available (no preschool take outs)
Tickets on sale Sunday, October 26 from 8:30-9 AM and after the worship service
Supplemental funds provided by Thrivent+8:30 am31st Annual German Dinner
−Lutefisk & Meatball Dinner12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Lutefisk & Meatball Dinner- 39th Annual
Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 12-5 PM at Bethel Lutheran Church 77 Lincoln Ave., Lester Prairies, MN
Tickets: Adults $15, Children 12 & under $8
Served Family Style
Lutefisk, Meatballs with Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Coleslaw, Cranberries, Pickles, Dinner Rolls, Lefse, Cookies,Serbert, Milk and Coffee
For information call: # 320-395-2125 or email www.lpbethel.org+12:00 pmLutefisk & Meatball Dinner
−McDonald’s supports Pro Kinship For Kids!4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Come to McDonald’s to support Pro Kinship for Kids on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 from 4-7 PM at the New Ulm McDonald’s
Come to enjoy a Halloween themed family fun night
Dine in or take out that night for 10% of all the business from 4-7PM that night will go to Pro Kinship for Kids programming.
Come for the Coloring Contest, and watch a family friendly movie that night, games for prizes and face painting.+4:00 pmMcDonald’s supports Pro Kinship For Kids!
−Retirement of Terry Sveine at Turner Hall4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
New Ulm Chamber of Commerce Announces Retirement of CVB Manager Terry Sveine. Terry, who began at the Chamber in 1999, is retiring on Monday, October 27th.
The NU Chamber is holding a retirement party for Terry on Wednesday, October 29th at Turner Hall, from 4:30-6:30PM, with a short program at 5:30PM. The event is $10, which will include a glass of wine, beer, or soda, as well as appetizers. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 507-233-4300+4:30 pmRetirement of Terry Sveine at Turner Hall
−Halloween Community Treat Night!5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Halloween Community Treat Night!
New Ulm American Legion on October 31st from 5-8PM
Free Treat bag for children 15 & under
Plus: Juice, Coloring Books and Crayons, Door Prizes
Great stop for Halloween night to warm up, and get your Halloween Treats.
*** Sponsored by New Ulm SAL, New Ulm Legion Family and Optimists Club+5:00 pmHalloween Community Treat Night!
−Kid’s Fest6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fun for the whole family!
Free Pumpkin Patch Photo- Games- Candy-Prizes
Venture through the MAze!
Hot dogs-Nachos & Cheese-Fresh Apple Cider- All 25 cents each!
Costumes welcome- No scary ones please!
Please bring non-perishable item for our Food Shelf!
Thursday, October 31 from 6-8pm at the Assembly of God Church
701 Northwood Drive & County Road 101
Redwood Falls, MN
Church office 507-627-2514
Come join in the fun!+6:00 pmKid’s Fest
−St. Andrew’s Church Fall Bazaar and Precious Beginnings Display8:30 am – 1:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Church Fall Bazaar and Precious Beginnings Display on Nov. 1st
Come and join us at St. Andrew’s Church Fairfax for our annual Fall Bazaar and Baptism/ First Communion Display.
Our Famous apple dumplings, cinnamon and caramel rolls will be served starting at 8:30AM.
Delicious potato/ham and vegetable beef soup, turkey supreme and BBQ sandwiches along with desserts will be served 10:30AM to 1 PM. Come to browse the display of Baptismal and First Communion attire as well as crafts, baked goods, country store items and raffles.+8:30 amSt. Andrew’s Church Fall Bazaar and Precious Beginnings Display
−Craft/Vendor Fair at Oak Hills Living Center9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Craft/Vendor Fair at Oak Hills Living Center on Nov. 1st from 9Am – 2PM. Over 30 vendors, shop all your favorite vendors & crafts. Walking tacos available for purchase with proceeds going to Relay for Life.+9:00 amCraft/Vendor Fair at Oak Hills Living Center
−WELCA Bazzar & Bake Sale9:00 am – 12:00 pm
WELCA Bazzar & Bake Sale
Saturday, Nov. 1st from 9AM till Noon at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church sponsored by Women of the ELCA
Bazaar begins at 9 AM
Coffee and coffee cake served
Holiday and other treasures, craft items, baked goods, frozen apple pies/crisps, lefse, etc.
All proceeds from the bake sale will go to support mission projects.+9:00 amWELCA Bazzar & Bake Sale
−Lutefisk & Meatball Supper11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, Nov. 1st from 11AM-1Pm and 4PM-7PM
Adults $16, Ages 6-12 $6, 5&under Free
Lutefisk, melted butter, white sauce, meatballs, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas & carrots, lefse, buns, cranberry sauce, apple & pumpkin desserts, milk and coffee —- take outs available!
Scandian Grove Lutheran Church, Norseland, MN
42869 Co. Rd. 52, St. Peter, MN 56082
507-246-5195+11:00 amLutefisk & Meatball Supper
−Zion Lutheran Church in Alrington- Marktplatz Bazaar11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday Nov. 1st from 11AM-1PM
Bake Sale and luncheon featuring brats, pulled pork with German potato salad.
German music while dining+11:00 amZion Lutheran Church in Alrington- Marktplatz Bazaar
−Open House 80th Birthday- Marilyn Windschitl1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Saturday Nov. 1st from 1-4PM Springfield Community Center
Let your presence be your gift
Hosted by her Family+1:00 pmOpen House 80th Birthday- Marilyn Windschitl
−Fall Harvest Supper4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Swan Lake Lutheran Church- 6 miles west of Klossner on the Fort Road
Saturday, Nov. 1st from 4-7 PM
Beef Commercials, Turkey Commercials, Cole Slaw, Dessert, Beverage $8.00+4:00 pmFall Harvest Supper
−Divine Providence Community Home Annual Fall Bazaar7:30 am – 2:00 pm
Divine Providence Community Home Annual Fall Bazaar in Sleepy Eye, MN
Sunday Nov. 2nd, 2014 from 8:30AM to 2PM
Coffee, Donuts and Rolls 7:30 AM to 10 AM
Roast beef or Chicken Sandwich w/salads serving from 10:30 AM to 1 PM – $9
Dessert $1.00 extra
Christmas cards-Raffles-Door Prizes-Crafts-Grab Bags-Silent Auction- Bake Sale- Quilts-Rugs-Fancy Work,etc.
And don’t forget the Gift Shop and time for visiting!
Something for Everyone!+7:30 amDivine Providence Community Home Annual Fall Bazaar
−Christian Mothers Bazaar10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Christian Mothers Bazaar sponsored by Cathedral & St. Mary’s will be held on Sunday, Nov. 2nd in Liefield Hall in the Cathedral from 10 AM until 12:30 PM
Menu will include German Potato Salad, Landjaggers, Beans, and Dessert.
There will also be a bake sale, raffle and “slightly used treasures” table.+10:00 amChristian Mothers Bazaar
−Curtis Olson Benefit10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Curtis Olson Benefit Sunday, Nov. 2nd from 10 AM till 1 PM at the Gibbon Community Center
Dad’s Belgian Waffles- Free Will Donation
Silent Auction and Bake Sale
Donation items for the Silent Auction contact Brain & Diane Fredin at 507-647-2322+10:00 amCurtis Olson Benefit
−Wabasso Public Library Annual Holiday Craft Show10:30 am – 2:00 pm
The Wabasso Public Library is having its annual Holiday Craft Fair, luncheon, book sale and silent auction on Sunday, November 2 from 10:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Wabasso Community Center. A lunch of hot turkey and BBQ sandwiches with homemade desserts will be served from 11:00-1:00. There will be a variety of vendors this year for your early Christmas shopping needs. This is a fundraiser for the Wabasso Public Library.+10:30 amWabasso Public Library Annual Holiday Craft Show
−Zion Lutheran Church Fundraiser Supper5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Zion Lutheran Church in Springfield is having a free will donation fundraiser supper.
Tuesday, Nov. 4th, 2014 serving from 5-7:30 PM
We will be serving Scalloped Potatoes and Ham, salads, buns, desserts and beverages.
Hope to see you there.+5:00 pmZion Lutheran Church Fundraiser Supper
−Move MN Presentation10:30 am – 11:00 am
Community and Seniors Together will sponsor a presentation from MOVE MN on November 5th at 10:30AM at the New Ulm Community Center, 600 N. German, New Ulm. Move MN is a growing coalition of more than 200 elected officials, communities, organizations, associations, and businesses dedicated to fixing Minnesota’s transportation problems.+10:30 amMove MN Presentation
−Winthrop Area Coat Drive, Nov. 5th4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Winthrop Area Coat Drive, Nov. 5th from 4-8 PM at First Lutheran Church (213 Hennepin) in Winthrop hosted by Winthrop Volunteer Fire Department and the Women’s Auxiliary
Please bring your clean, gently used coats and outerwear to one of our convient drop-off locations. In Winthrop you may bring your donations to : the Winthrop News Office, First Lutheran Church, Peace Lutheran Church, St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church, St. John’s Lutheran Church (Bismarck), Zion Lutheran Church or GFW High School. Donations may also be dropped off at the GFW Elementary and Middle school sites.
Donations will be collected from Oct. 11th- Nov. 1st
Open to all individuals or families in need!+4:00 pmWinthrop Area Coat Drive, Nov. 5th
−27th Annual Turkey Dinner at Springfield United Methodist Church4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
27th Annual Turkey Dinner at Springfield United Methodist Church on wed. Nov. 5th, 2014
Location- 205 N. Marshall Ave., Springfield
Serving from 4:30-7:00 PM
Meal- Turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberries, corn, cole slaw, relishes, rolls, dessert, beverage
Adults $10, Children under 12 $5, Preschool $2, Tickets available at Thrifty White Drug and at Tauer’s Super Value courtesy counter
Local Deliveries to shut-ins only. Take out meals at front door only. (Deliveries and take-out orders close at 6:30pm)+4:30 pm27th Annual Turkey Dinner at Springfield United Methodist Church
−Wine, Beer & Hors D’oeuvres Tasting Gala6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Wine, Beer & Hors D’oeuvres Tasting Gala
New Ulm Country Club
Thursday November 6th, 2014 @ 6-8:30 PM
Silent Auction 6-8 PM
Engraved Wine Glass with Purchase of Ticket
Tickets $20 in advance $25 at the door
Entertainment by Ken & Ken Show
Must be 21 or older to attend
Tickets available at the following businesses:
Pampered Pets (NU) & Tauer’s Supervalu (Springfield)
New Ulm Regional Veterinary Center
Hy-Vee Foods & Hy-Vee Wine and Spirits
Brown County Humane Society
New Ulm Chamber & Pups Playland
Gislason and Hunter
Riverside Animal Clinic (Sleepy Eye)+6:00 pmWine, Beer & Hors D’oeuvres Tasting Gala
−New Ulm Holiday Shopping Opener9:00 am – 6:30 pm
The Christmas season will be soon upon us! Join us in New Ulm, MN for the annual Holiday Shopping Opener! Planned to coincide with deer hunting opener, we’re kicking off the holiday shopping season with events and programs planned over two weekends: Nov. 7-9 and Nov. 14-16.
Many of the specialty shops in downtown New Ulm and around the area are also hosting holiday open houses, and will offer free gifts and food samples for shoppers. Stop by the New Ulm Visitors Center for a list of Participating stores.+9:00 amNew Ulm Holiday Shopping Opener
−Minnesota Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Banquet5:00 pm – 2:00 pm
26th Annual Minnesota Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Banquet
Friday Nov. 7,2014 at Turner Hall, New Ulm, MN
This gala dress-up evening includes an elegant white linen dinner, entertainment and induction Ceremony.
Gene Eiden- Conductor, Teacher & Musician
Tony Jambor- Musician & Ballroom Operator
Irv Williams- Jazz Musician
Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Steve Murphy- Rock
Social Hour- 5PM
Banquet Dinner -6PM
Dinner music by Donna Donahue
Tickets $45 per person
Members $40 per person
Mail your check or money order to MMHF, PO Box 1, New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone 507-354-7305 or 507-359-9014
2014 Inductee Showcase
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 from 10AM-2PM
27 North Broadway, New Ulm (next to the library)
Free Admission to the Inductee Showcase+5:00 pmMinnesota Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Banquet
−St.John’s Catholic United Financial Fundraiser9:00 am – 3:00 pm
St.John’s Catholic United Financial Fundraiser
St.John’s Auditorium, Searles
Sunday, November 9th, 2014
The event will begin with a breakfast along with a bake sale and raffle after 9 AM Mass.
Bingo will begin at 1:30 followed by the raffle drawing.+9:00 amSt.John’s Catholic United Financial Fundraiser
−New Ulm Area Girl Scout Spaghetti Dinner11:00 am – 1:00 pm
New Ulm Area Girl Scout Spaghetti Dinner
Nov. 9th, 2014 at 11AM to 1 PM at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church , 1400 South State
$8 for Adults, $5 for Children 10 and under
take out available
Fundraiser to support local Girl Scout Activity.+11:00 amNew Ulm Area Girl Scout Spaghetti Dinner
−St. Mary’s Fall Festival Bingo11:30 am – 12:30 pm
St. Mary’s Fall Festival Bingo
Sunday, Nov. 9th, 2014
Regular Bingo starts at 1:30 PM
Early Bird Bingo at 12:30PM
St.Mary’s Church Hall Madelia, MN
$2,00 total pay out
cost $20.00 on or before Nov. 7th or $22.00 at the door Lunch available starting at 11:00 AM
Proceeds going to the St. Mary’s CCW+11:30 amSt. Mary’s Fall Festival Bingo