−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
−Veteran’s Day Program10:00 am – 11:00 am
Veteran’s Day Program
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 at the New Ulm High School Gymnasium
10 AM- Musical selections by the New Ulm High School Band under the Directions of Patricia Nelson
10:10 AM- Welcome- Nina Hendel, Student Coucil President, Introduction of Program Master of ceremonies, Linda Sherry, Commander New Ulm Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1648
10:13 AM- Advancement of the colors (please rise) by the New Ulm Area Veterans Color Guard, under the command of Les Wiltscheck
10:16 AM- National Anthem by the Concord Singers, band and audience
10:20 AM- Moment of Silence followed by taps played by Sam Asers
10:23 AM- Choral Selections by the Concord Singers, New Ulm’s Ambassadors of Good Will under the direction of Patrick Sonnek
10:28 AM- Introduction of guest speakers, John Jenniges and Brian Krosch, Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1648
10:43 AM- Announcements by Linda Sherry
I wish to express a warm and sincere appreaciation to all the Program participants, to the listening audience and to the New Ulm Public High School for making this facility available for our Program, which is dedicated to the living veterans. Noon lunch for all veterans and participants at the Legion Club.
10:45 AM- Retirement of the Colors (Please rise)+10:00 amVeteran’s Day Program
−KNUJ 860 AM/ Hy-Vee Homemade Pie Contest, New Ulm6:00 am – 9:00 am
KNUJ 860 AM/ Hy-Vee Homemade Pie Contest on November 14th at 6am-9am
Apple pies…Cherry pies…Lemon or Pecan… Who makes the best Homemade Pie???? Enter your homemade pie in the KNUJ 860 AM/ Hy-Vee contest.
Deliver your pie before 8:00 AM on November 14th to the booth at the Farm City Day Breakfast, at the Youth Coliseum, Brown County Fairgrounds in New Ulm.+6:00 amKNUJ 860 AM/ Hy-Vee Homemade Pie Contest, New Ulm
−First Lutheran Church of Lafayette Annual Fall Festival9:30 am – 1:00 pm
First Lutheran Church of Lafayette Annual Fall Festival —Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Coffee Hour from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Free Samples of Lefse and Krumkaka
Kids Activities & Meal Bingo, craft, movie, popcorn, hot dog, chips, pop! $2.50
Dinner 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Bone-in Ham and Swedish Meatballs Real Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Cole Slaw, Buns and Desserts, $10.00 pre-sale, $11.00 at the door
Drawing for Quilt and Various other prizes!
• Bake Sale • Crafts
• Next to New Items
• Cards • Napkins
• Egg Coffee
1020 Lafayette Street • Lafayette, MN 56054 * Phone 507-228-8906+9:30 amFirst Lutheran Church of Lafayette Annual Fall Festival
−Duffle Bag Holiday Drive12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
3rd Annual Duffle Bag Holiday Drive
Items needed for the Troops:
Books, Magazines, Local Newspapers, Beef Jerky, Ground Coffee, Powdered Drink Mix, Herbal Teas, Sunflower/Pumpkin Seeds, Hot Chocolate, Trail Mix
Gum/Hard Candy, Dried Fruit, Peanuts, Xbox games, Other games, Stationary/Envelopes.
Drop off Points
Schutz Family Foods Day Time Hours
SE Servicemen’s Club Evening Hours
Contact: Sandi Nydam 321-626-8687
Items to be dropped off between Nov 27-Dec 4, 2014+12:15 pmDuffle Bag Holiday Drive
−NUACT Announces Auditions12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
NUACT Announces Auditions for the roles of 12 year old George Glotzbach and 23 year old Lorraine Oswald.
NUACT is looking for two performers to play local citizens when they were, “younger” in 1943. Age range for the parts would be for an 11-14 year old boy and a 19-25 year old woman. No memorization is needed as the reading will be during the NUACT’s productions on December 5, 6, & 7 of “A Christmas Story: 1943 in New Ulm.” Two rehearsals and the show are all the appearances necessary. NUACT will provide the costumes and training. George and Lorraine have great stories to tell of their lives in New Ulm during World War II. Please call NUACT’s office at (507)-359-9990 for an easy audition.+12:00 pmNUACT Announces Auditions