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  1. Dec
    10
    Sat

    1. St. Lucia Day – Augustana Lutheran Church, St. James
      6:30 am – 9:00 am

      St. Lucia Day

      Augustana Lutheran Chruch St. James, MN

      Saturday, December 10, 2016

      6:30 am to 9:00 am – Breakfast

      Free Will Offering

      Christmas Shoppe

      Come Celebrate with us!

    2. Christmas in Hanska
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Christmas In Hanska

      Saturday, December 10, 2016

      Visit and get your picture taken with Santa while enjoying cookies, cider, juice and Coffee!

      Lower level of the Community Center from 10:00 AM till 11:30 AM
      Sponsored by the Hanska Women of Today

      Hanska Library is hosting a Craft Fair and used book sale.
      Upper level of the Hanska community Center
      9”00 AM till Noon

      Venders are welcome but should contact Kathy at the Hanska City Hall 507-439-6246

       

    3. Brown County Humane Society Christmas Bake and Craft Sale
      9:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Brown County Humane Society Christmas Bake and Craft Sale

      Annual Christmas Bake and Craft Sale

      Saturday, December 10, 2016

      9:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Oak Hills Living Center – 1314 8th North Street, New Ulm

      The Brown County Humane Society is an all-volunteer organization, 100% of the funds raised will go to direct support of the pets at the shelter.

  2. Dec
    12
    Mon

    1. Red Cross Blood Donation Opportunies
      1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Upcoming blood donation opportunities:

      Nicollet County:
      Nicollet
      12/12/2016: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., American Legion, 715 3rd St.

  3. Dec
    13
    Tue

    1. NEW ULM LIBRARY FILM SERIES
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The New Ulm Library is holding a film series beginning this fall and into the winter months.

      It’s on the second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room.

      Tuesday, December 13: Harold and Maude

      Tuesday, January 10: Taxi Driver

      At the last meeting in January, the group will have the chance to vote on the next theme

  4. Dec
    14
    Wed

    1. FARM BUSINESS UPDATE
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      FARM BUSINESS UPDATE

      Wednesday, December 14, 2016
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      New Ulm Civic Center
      1212 N Franklin St.
      New Ulm, MN 56073

      This seminar will discuss important considerations regarding farm management such as succession planning & impact, and farm leasing & impact, as well as options and considerations for financing, the impact on contracts, and tax considerations.

      Presenters: The Legal Professionals, University of Minnesota Extension, CliftonLarsonAllen, and US Bank

      Register: Call 507.354.2161 or email recept@thelegalprofessionals.com or register online at www.thelegalprofesionals.com

      This is a free event

  5. Dec
    15
    Thu

    1. Mid-Year Commencement Service – MLC
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Mid-Year Commencement Service

      Thursday, December 15, 2016

      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Martin Luther college – Chapel of the Christ

    2. NEW ULM H.Y.P.E. – DECEMBER MEETING
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      NEW ULM H.Y.P.E. – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING

      Thursday, December 15th, 2016

      New Ulm Country Club

      12 pm – 3:00 pm

      Speaker: Dr. Cindra Kamphoff

      http://www.cindrakamphoff.com

  6. Dec
    18
    Sun

    1. BIG BAND CANDY CANE CHRISTMAS
      3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      MANKATO SYMPHONYDECEMBER  – “BIG BAND CANDY CANE CHRISTMAS”

      Sunday, December 18, 2016

      3:00 PM

      VERIZON WIRELESS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

      Trumpeter Brad Shermock and a swinging big band join the Symphony for the biggest, brightest, and best Christmas concert in town. Hear Duke Ellington’s jazz twist on the traditional Nutcracker Suite and some big band versions of holiday classics made specially for us by longtime MSO collaborator and arranger Adi Yeshaya.

      MUSIC:  Nutcracker Suite, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, arr. Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn

      Sleigh Ride, O Holy Night and many more

      GUEST ARTISTS: Brad Shermock, trumpet Judi Vinar, vocals Adi Yeshaya and an All Star Big Band

  7. Dec
    21
    Wed

    1. MVL Christmas Concert
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      MVL Christmas Concert

      Wednesday, December 21, 2016

      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School

  8. Dec
    24
    Sat

    1. Christmas Luminaries – Shell’s Brewery (all-day)
      Dec 24

      Christmas Luminaries – Shell’s Brewery

      Saturday, December 24, 2016

  9. Dec
    25
    Sun

    1. Christmas Luminaries – Shell’s Brewery (all-day)
      Dec 25

      Christmas Luminaries – Shell’s Brewery

      Sunday, December 25, 2016

  10. Jan
    10
    Tue

    1. NEW ULM LIBRARY FILM SERIES
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The New Ulm Library is holding a film series beginning this fall and into the winter months.

      It’s on the second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room.

      Tuesday, January 10: Taxi Driver

      At the last meeting in January, the group will have the chance to vote on the next theme

  11. Jan
    11
    Wed

    1. St. Paul’s Pre-Kindergarten Open House
      2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      St. Paul’s Pre-Kindergarten Open House
      126 South Payne Street, New Ulm

      Wednesday, January 11, 2017
      2-6 PM

      Visit school, let your child “try out” the room and talk to Mrs. Meyer about our Pre-K program for 3 & 4 year olds!
      Questions – contact Pre-K Director Heidi Meyer 507.354.2329

  12. Jan
    13
    Fri

    1. LSS SPONSORED CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      A Caregiver Discussion Group meets the 2nd Friday of each month in Room 111 at 10:00 a.m.

      JANUARY 13, 2017

      It’s free to join and no reservations are needed. Help is not a “four-letter word”. If you are helping a loved one to live at home, you don’t need to go it alone. You’re doing a great job, so let us help you keep it up. For more information about this LSS Caregiver Support group, phone Sarah Anderson at 1.866.974.0283.

  13. Feb
    4
    Sat

    1. KATO BALLROOM – “A NIGHT IN THE TROPICS”
      7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      Charles Lazarus: A Night in the Tropics

      SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2017

      7 PM

      KATO BALLROOM Take the tiki lounge sounds of the 1960s, the rhythmic pulsing of bossa nova plus instrumental pyrotechnics, add mint, and shake. This is A Night in the Tropics. Featuring music inspired by the sultry melodies and evocative rhythms of Brazil, Cuba, Hawaii and more; you’ll hear danceable favorites from the Buena Vista Social Club, a tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim, as well as Lazarus original

  14. Feb
    10
    Fri

    1. LSS SPONSORED CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      A Caregiver Discussion Group meets the 2nd Friday of each month in Room 111 at 10:00 a.m.

      FEBRUARY 10, 2017

      It’s free to join and no reservations are needed. Help is not a “four-letter word”. If you are helping a loved one to live at home, you don’t need to go it alone. You’re doing a great job, so let us help you keep it up. For more information about this LSS Caregiver Support group, phone Sarah Anderson at 1.866.974.0283.

  15. Feb
    19
    Sun

    1. MANKATO SYMPHONY -”FAR FROM HOME”
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      “Far From Home”

       SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017

      3:00 PM

      VERIZON WIRELESS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

      Extraordinary local pianist Bethel Balge tackles Schumann’s tempestuous and virtuosic concerto, written in the throes of mental illness. Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony brings you on his journey to find his musical voice.

      MUSIC: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54, Robert Schumann, Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27, Sergei Rachmaninoff

      GUEST ARTIST: Bethel Balge, piano

  16. Mar
    11
    Sat

    1. BACH’S LUNCH – MANKATO
      11:30 am – 12:15 pm

      BACH’S LUNCH

      Enjoy four hilarious and fun-filled performances based on the life and endeavours of one of the most famous composers of all time, Johann Sebastian Bach! These events will feature an actor and the MSO String Quartet, and each attendee will take home a snack at the end of every show. Performances last approximately 45 minutes and feature live classical music and interactive music education, making it the perfect first concert experience for young listeners. It’s OK for the kids to sing and dance along! ALL PERFORMANCES SATURDAYS AT 11:30 AM AT MANKATO YMCA AEROBICS STUDIO

      MARCH 11, 2017 – “Occupy Bach”

      APRIL 22, 2017 – “Bach to the Drawing Board”

  17. Apr
    8
    Sat

    1. MANKATO SYMPHONY – “CARMINA BURANA”
      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Carmina Burana”

      SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017

      7:00 PM

      VERIZON WIRELESS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

      Past meets present in one of the great choral works, combining inspiration from medieval texts and Carl Orff’s brilliant new compositional style invented for this piece. Lust, greed, gluttony, envy, pride, and wrath are laid bare for all to see. Singers from the Minnesota Valley Chorale, St. Peter Choral Society, and Minnesota Boychoir join the Orchestra for a massive concert production you won’t want to miss.

      MUSIC: Carmina Burana, Carl Orff

      GUEST ARTISTS:  Minnesota Valley Chorale, St. Peter Choral Society, Shannon Prickett, soprano, Dan Dressen, tenor Jared Hiscock, baritone

  18. Apr
    22
    Sat

    1. BACH’S LUNCH
      11:30 am – 12:15 pm

      BACH’S LUNCH

      Enjoy four hilarious and fun-filled performances based on the life and endeavours of one of the most famous composers of all time, Johann Sebastian Bach! These events will feature an actor and the MSO String Quartet, and each attendee will take home a snack at the end of every show. Performances last approximately 45 minutes and feature live classical music and interactive music education, making it the perfect first concert experience for young listeners. It’s OK for the kids to sing and dance along! ALL PERFORMANCES SATURDAYS AT 11:30 AM AT MANKATO YMCA AEROBICS STUDIO

      APRIL 22, 2017 – “Bach to the Drawing Board”

  19. May
    7
    Sun

    1. MANKATO SYMPHONY – “JOURNEY HOME”
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      “Journey Home”

      SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017

      3:00 PM

      VERIZON WIRELESS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

      Composer and violinist Ittai Shapira, described by the NY Times as “an Israeli dynamo,” invites you to hear the regional premiere of his new work, Sephardic Journey, which contains themes of journeys and migrations and the need to balance tradition with adaptation to a new culture. We pair this work with Dvorak’s New World Symphony, a piece written so that Americans could have their own great music.

      MUSIC:  Sephardic Journey, Ittai Shapira Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95: From the New World, Antonin Dvorak Hebrew Melody, Joseph Achron

      GUEST ARTISTS:  Ittai Shapira, violin, Tony Ross, cello

  20. May
    11
    Thu

    1. CAR HOP & SHOP CRUISE – IN
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Car Hop & Shop Classic Car Cruise-In

      Thursday, May 11, 2017

       5:00 – 8:00 PM in downtown New Ulm.

      All makes and models welcome!

      Held the second Thursday of the month, May through September.

      Sponsored by the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce.

      For more information, call 507.233.4300 or email  chamber@newulm.com.

  21. Jun
    8
    Thu

    1. CAR HOP & SHOP CRUISE – IN
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Car Hop & Shop Classic Car Cruise-In

      Thursday, June 8, 2017

       5:00 – 8:00 PM in downtown New Ulm.

      All makes and models welcome!

      Held the second Thursday of the month, May through September.

      Sponsored by the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce.

      For more information, call 507.233.4300 or email  chamber@newulm.com.

  22. Jul
    4
    Tue

    1. ROCKIN’ FOURTH OF JULY – MANKATO (all-day)
      Jul 4

      “Rockin’ Fourth of July “

      JULY 4, 2017

      VETTER STONE AMPHITHEATER, RIVERFRONT PARK, MANKATO

      A full evening of free entertainment leading up to a spectacular fireworks display

  23. Jul
    13
    Thu

    1. CAR HOP & SHOP CRUISE – IN
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Car Hop & Shop Classic Car Cruise-In

      Thursday, July 13, 2017

       5:00 – 8:00 PM in downtown New Ulm.

      All makes and models welcome!

      Held the second Thursday of the month, May through September.

      Sponsored by the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce.

      For more information, call 507.233.4300 or email  chamber@newulm.com.

  24. Aug
    10
    Thu

    1. CAR HOP & SHOP CRUISE – IN
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Car Hop & Shop Classic Car Cruise-In

      Thursday, August 10, 2017

       5:00 – 8:00 PM in downtown New Ulm.

      All makes and models welcome!

      Held the second Thursday of the month, May through September.

      Sponsored by the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce.

      For more information, call 507.233.4300 or email  chamber@newulm.com.

       

  25. Sep
    14
    Thu

    1. CAR HOP & SHOP CRUISE – IN
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Car Hop & Shop Classic Car Cruise-In

      Thursday, September 14, 2017

       5:00 – 8:00 PM in downtown New Ulm.

      All makes and models welcome!

      Held the second Thursday of the month, May through September.

      Sponsored by the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce.

      For more information, call 507.233.4300 or email  chamber@newulm.com.