−Sand Volleyball Tournament, New Ulm9:30 am – 11:45 pm
Please RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 507-351-6047.+9:30 amSand Volleyball Tournament, New Ulm
−Children’s Games & Craft Day, Fort Ridgely12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
On Saturday, August 30, families are invited to Fort Ridgely from 12-4pm for games on the parade grounds as well as create crafts inside the Commissary building. There will be games such as field ball, stilts, and grades for the children to play. They will also show you how to make a hanky doll or your own catapult.+12:00 pmChildren’s Games & Craft Day, Fort Ridgely
−Carlson Pillow Cleaning Service, Fairfax7:00 am – 3:00 pm+7:00 amCarlson Pillow Cleaning Service, Fairfax
−Low Vision Resource Group1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Thursday, September 4, 1:30pm, Orchard Hills, 1223 Karl Drive, New Ulm – Low Vision Resource Group. Everyone welcome. Refreshment and snack served.
Questions, contact Monica at 354-5680.+1:30 pmLow Vision Resource Group
−Fluff N Puff Pillow Cleaning, New Ulm7:30 am – 3:30 pm
Questions, call Jan at 507-720-9657 and leave message.+7:30 amFluff N Puff Pillow Cleaning, New Ulm
−Nicollet/Sibley County Plot Day10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Nicollet/Sibley County’s Varietal Trials Plot Day will be held Friday, September 5. The event will be held at the Pat and Don Bentz variety plots located at 24686 621st Avenue, Gibbon, beginning at 10am.
Speakers for the day will include U or M Extension Crops Educator David Nocolai dicussing weed control and U of M IPM Specialist Bruce Potter sharing information on insect control. Seed representatives will be on hand for discussion and to answer questions.
A lunch of burgers, beans, chips and cookies will be provided by the Nicollet and Sibley County Corn and Soybean Growers.+10:00 amNicollet/Sibley County Plot Day
−Aluminum Can Collection/Scrip Sales, NUACS8:30 am – 10:30 am+8:30 amAluminum Can Collection/Scrip Sales, NUACS
−Eagles 5000 5K and KidsK Run8:30 am – 12:30 pm
The 3rd Annual Eagles 5000 5K and Kids K Run will be held on Saturday, September 6, at 8:30am and 9:30am. You can register online at http://www.active.com.
Also, the Friends of ISD88 are looking for any volunteers to help direct runners and/or form a cheer group along the course. If interested, contact Chris or Erin at email@example.com.+8:30 amEagles 5000 5K and KidsK Run
−HermannFest 201410:00 am – 11:45 pm
HermannFest 2014 will be taking place on Saturday, September 6 in New Ulm – Schell’s Beer and 1919 Root Beer on tap; German and American Foods available all day.
Hermann Heights Park: 14 Monument Street, New Ulm
10am – welcome
10am-5pm – Hermann Monument open/self-directed tours
12-1:30pm – Wendinger Band
1:30-1:45pm – Program
1:45-3pm – Concord Singers
3:15-4:30pm – SE Concertina Band
5pm – close Hermann Monument
Harmon Park: 101 North Garden, New Ulm
12-5:30pm – Tournament Options: co-rec kickball; co-rec sand volleyball; baggo (bean bags)
607:30pm – Thunder in the Valley; New Ulm Battery and New Ulm Municipal Band; cannon shoot with 11 guns; bring lawn chairs
8:30pm – Fireworks over Hermann Monument
8:45-9:30pm – Time Machine – ‘Pop Starz’ – music of the 80′s
9:30-10:30am – Time Machine – “Hair Force” – rock of the 80′s
10:30-11:30pm – Time Machine – ‘Whiskey River’ – country music+10:00 amHermannFest 2014
−Windom Wetland Management District Hunting Rendezvous10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Windom Wetland Management District will be hosting a Youth Hunting Rendezvous from 10am-2pm on Saturday, September 6. The event will include several activities that will be fun for the whole family including a Duck Calling Seminar and Youth Calling Contest with Pay Doyscher, where each child will receive a free duck call and prizes will be awarded.
There will also be demonstrations of both pointing and retrieving dogs at work with local dog handlers Chad Klassen, Wendy Krueger and Jim Sehl. Leif Hanson will be doing a demonstration on the field dressing and cooking techniques of game birds.
A free lunch will be provided by the Friends of the Windom Wetland Management District.
For more information, visit http://midwest.fws.gov/windom; 507-831-2220 or 1-800-577-2875.+10:00 amWindom Wetland Management District Hunting Rendezvous
−German-Bohemian Heritage Society Picnic11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The German-Bohemian Heritage Society Picnic will be Saturday, September 6, at Hermann Heights Park, shelter number one. Social begins at 11am, with potluck at 12pm.
Enjoy delicious American and German food. Coffee and juice will be provided. Bring a dish to pass, your own eating utensils and lawn chairs.+11:00 amGerman-Bohemian Heritage Society Picnic
−Hanska Fire Department Pork Chop Supper4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hanska Fire Department Pork Chop Supper will be held Saturday, September 6, from 4-8pm at the Hanska City Park.
They will be serving pork chops, baked potato, baked beans, coleslaw, bread and hamburgers and hot dogs from children. Take out and delivery available in town by calling 507-439-6276.
All proceeds will go for training and equipment.+4:00 pmHanska Fire Department Pork Chop Supper
−Pro Auto N.Y.A. Bull Riding Event6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Pro Auto N.Y.A. Bull Riding Event on Saturday, September 6, at the Sibley County Fairgrounds in Arlington; benefiting Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors.
Live auction items benefiting the charity include: autographed Jared Allen’s helmet; jersey; custom belt buckle; custom laser cut Jared Allen fire pit and more. $2 from every adult ticket goes towards charity. Adults/$15; kids/$5; kids 3 and under are free. No advance ticket discounts.+6:00 pmPro Auto N.Y.A. Bull Riding Event
−Lions Club of New Ulm Fly-In Breakfast7:00 am – 12:30 pm+7:00 amLions Club of New Ulm Fly-In Breakfast
−Minnesota Driffters Cycle Club12:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Minnesota Driffters Cycle Club presents a Bike and Car Road Run on Sunday, September 7, at 12:30pm; registration 12-1:30pm; back by 5pm. Run starts at Cobden at the park and ends in Cobden.
Trophies for the winners; they will hand out trophies approximately 5:30pm along with other door prizes; plenty of burgers, chili and nachos and cheese before and after the run; free beverages at the end of the run+12:00 pmMinnesota Driffters Cycle Club
−Benefit for Rich Rush12:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Benefit for Rich Rush will be held Sunday, September 7, at Searles Community Center and Searles Bar and Grill from 12:30-6:30pm.
There will be a Bike/Car Run, register 11:30am-12:30pm); food; entertainment; silent auction; t-shirts and bracelets. Pork sandwich meal and refreshments available.
A portion of proceeds will go to Rich’s medical treatment and also to the New Ulm Medical Oncology Department.
Donations to: Bank Midwest or website: ruchfamilybenefit.com.+12:30 pmBenefit for Rich Rush
−Senior Dance, St. Peter1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Senior Dance, Tuesday, September 9, 1-4pm at the American Legion, 229 W Nassau, St. Peter.+1:00 pmSenior Dance, St. Peter
−SouthPoint’s Kickin’ it for Kids 5K5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Entry fee 5K Run/Walk = $25; 2+ family member = $20 each
5K Bike (for children 12 and under) = $10/each+5:30 pmSouthPoint’s Kickin’ it for Kids 5K
−Brown County Pheasants Forever Mentored Youth Hunt8:00 am – 2:30 pm
To sign up, contact Scott Zeig at 507-276-2717 or contact a committee member.+8:00 amBrown County Pheasants Forever Mentored Youth Hunt
−Fall Blast Shooting Match, New Ulm10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fall Blast Shooting Match, open to the public, Saturday, September 13, 10am-4pm; sponsored by New Ulm Izaak Walton League. Shoot will be held at the Isaak Walton League Shooting Range.
Events for men; women and youth. Refreshments and lunch available. Poker Shoot; Deer Target Shoot; Shooting Gallery; Vaporizing Varmint Shoot. Izaak Walton Gun Raffle Drawing at 4pm. 50/50 Split Cash Prizes; bring your own guns; $5/entry fee, per event.
Directions to Range: south our of New Ulm on County Road 13 (Center Street); turn right on County Road 25; after 2 miles, turn right onto 180th Avenue; then left on 215th Street.+10:00 amFall Blast Shooting Match, New Ulm
−New Ulm Area “Day of Play”10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Martin Luther College, in partnership with Hearts Beat Back, Heart of New Ulm, New Ulm Medical Center and New Ulm Park and Rec…..present the 2014 New Ulm Area Day of Play on Saturday, September 13, from 10am-2pm at the New Ulm Civic Center.
This is a FREE event! Bring the whole family! There will be a variety of play experiences; games for all ages; open ice skating. This is a day you won’t want to miss!!+10:00 amNew Ulm Area “Day of Play”
−Riding for the Love of Kristin Ann Gluth10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Riding for the Love of Kristin Ann Gluth, 6th Annual Car and Bike Memorial Ride will be held Saturday, September 13; registration 10:30-11:45am; ride begins at 12pm.
Entry fee is $15/driver; $10/additional passenger/s; meal and raffle ticket included. Ride begin and ends at Ridin’ High Saloon in Cobden.
Donations can be sent to: T. Bertrand, 24293 Co. Rd. 29, Sleepy Eye, MN 56085. Proceeds will go towards scholarships for individuals pursuing a cosmetology career.+10:30 amRiding for the Love of Kristin Ann Gluth
−12th Annual Duncanfest12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
12th Annual Duncanfest will be held at the Community Ballroom in Duncan, Iowa on Saturday, September 13, and Sunday, September 14. Located on Highway 18 between Garner and Britt, IA.
Saturday , September 13
12-2pm & 4-5:30pm ~ Malek’s Fishermen Band
2-4pm & 5:30-7pm ~ Leo Lonnie Orchestra
7-10pm ~ Gary Brueggen’s Ridgeland Dutchmen
Sunday, September 14
8am ~ Polka Mass by Malek’s Fishermen Band, St. Wenceslaus Church in Duncan IA
9am ~ Breakfast Buffet at the Ballroom
12-1:30pm & 3-4:30pm ~ Gary Brueggen’s Ridgeland Dutchmen
1:30-3pm & 4:30-6pm ~ Barefoot Becky’s Ivanhoe Dutchmen
Air conditioned ballroom; 50 x 75 ft hardwood dance floor; free booths; free car parking; full bar; full meals; camping; electricity available
For more info call: Eric @ 641-923-9903; Bob @ 641-923-3316; Ballroom @ 641-923-3379; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: www.duncanballroom.com
Admission: (18 and under free with adult admission); Saturday/$12; Sunday/$10; 2 day pass/$20.
Camping fees: (charging Fri/Sat nights only); electric/$15/night; non-electric/$10/night
+12:00 pm12th Annual Duncanfest
−Tranquility Garden Dedication/Pie in the Park, Madelia1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tranquility Garden Dedication and Pie in the Park will be held Saturday, September 13, 1pm at Tranquility Garden at Madelia Community Hospital and Clinic.
Join the Madelia Community Hospital and Clinic Garden Committee for pie and ice cream to celebrate the dedication of the Tranquility Garden. Artist Greg Mueller will be visiting to give a brief summary of his work on the Prairie Cross sculpture.+1:00 pmTranquility Garden Dedication/Pie in the Park, Madelia
−St. George Catholic Church Harvest Festival8:45 am – 6:00 pm+8:45 amSt. George Catholic Church Harvest Festival
−Steeple Fest, Winthrop9:30 am – 5:30 pm
2014 Steeple Fest St. John’s Lutheran Church, 24481 561 Avenue, Bismarck Township, Winthrop will be held Sunday, September 14.
9:30am Polka Worship Service with the Nite Owls Band; all you can eat Ham and Meatball Dinner served 11am-1:30pm; mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, rolls, cake, coffee and milk. Adults/$10; children 4-10/$5; children 3 and under/free. Kids games.
Women of the ELCA Bake and Garden Sale; Pie and Ice Cream Social by St. John’s Historical Society.+9:30 amSteeple Fest, Winthrop
−TRIAD Meeting10:00 am – 12:00 pm
For more information, call Bert at 359-2351.+10:00 amTRIAD Meeting
−Author Jacqueline West at New Ulm Public Library6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Minnesota author Jacqueline West will share a family program at the New Ulm Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. West will talk about her popular junior fiction series, “The Books of Elsewhere.” The series follows the adventures of 11-year-old Olive Dunwoody as she travels to Elsewhere, the world inside the antique paintings on the walls of the old stone house on Linden Street. Copies of “The Shadows,” the first book in the series, are available at the Children’s Desk upon request while supplies last. For more information, call the library at 507-359-8336.
This event is made possible by a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative and was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.+6:00 pmAuthor Jacqueline West at New Ulm Public Library
−Hector United Methodist Chicken Pie Supper4:30 pm – 7:00 pm+4:30 pmHector United Methodist Chicken Pie Supper
−Fall Sandwich Supper, Morgan5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
All are welcome to attend the annual Fall Sandwich Supper at St. John Lutheran Church, 403 Carelton Avenue in Morgan on Wednesday, September 17 from 5-7pm.
The menu will include hot turkey, pulled pork and bbq sandwiches, potato salad, beans, coleslaw, dessert, coffee and milk. Free will offering. A country store/bake sale will be held in connection with the supper.+5:00 pmFall Sandwich Supper, Morgan