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  1. Jul
    21
    Fri

    1. Dairy Queen Blizzard Day ~ ProKinship for Kids (all-day)
      Jul 21

      Dairy Queen Blizzard Day ~ ProKinship for Kids 

      July 21, 2017
      All Day Blizzard Sales
      Crafts and Games

      4 – 7:30 pm

      Come buy a Blizzard any time on Friday, July 21 at New Ulm Dairy Queen and a portion of the amount will go to ProKinship for Kids activities.

      Crafts will be available 4 -7:30 pm

    2. Truman Days Celebration July 20st – 22th 2017 (all-day)
      Jul 21

      Truman Days Celebration
      July 20st – 22th 2017

      City wide garage sale with over 54 sales….there will be something for everyone!
      Truman Days vintage tractor ride
      Farmers Market! Softball and bean bag tournaments!
      Lots of Food and Craft venders

      Concord singers at 12:45 pm and again at 2:45 pm
      The Schell’s Hobo band, the Jim Lawrence Orchestra and
      Cash Owens will entertain you at the park

      5k run/walk! Engine Blow! Carriage Rides!
      Petting zoo, Inflatable’s, kids tractor pull! Face painting

      And the Grand parade with 125+ units on Saturday night including
      SuFuDu drum line, and Groove Summer Line and the Govenaires.
      Street dance Saturday night featuring Tub Boat Rampage.

    3. Watonwan County Fair (all-day)
      Jul 21

      Watonwan County Fair

      Thursday July 20th through Sunday July 23th

      Come and enjoy a traditional County Fair at the Watonwan County Fairground in St. James.

      There will be lots of food and show venders, Bingo very day and J & K Amusements will provide a carnival atmosphere on the midway.
      John Spitzner Memorial Truck and Tractor Pull in the Grand stand on Friday and Mud Bog Race on Saturday, entertainment at the beer gardens, fireworks on Saturday after 10:00 and rabbit, swine, beef, goat dairy and Sheep judging through out the fair.

      The Watonwan county Fair will host Horse events all weekend long including:
      Ranch Rodeo, Stock Horse Show , All leading up to the Sunday Extreme Cowboy Race!

      Senior Citizens day is Sunday with free music in the entertainment tent featuring the Sugar Loom Entertainment, music and comedy! Providing music in the beer garden are Powerhouse on Friday, and Smoke Screen on Saturday.

      There will be children’s games and activities through out the fair.

      It’s all at the Watonwan County fair, Come and enjoy a traditional county Fair at the Watonwan County Fairground in St. James.

  2. Jul
    22
    Sat

    1. Truman Days Celebration July 20st – 22th 2017 (all-day)
      Jul 22

      Truman Days Celebration
      July 20st – 22th 2017

      City wide garage sale with over 54 sales….there will be something for everyone!
      Truman Days vintage tractor ride
      Farmers Market! Softball and bean bag tournaments!
      Lots of Food and Craft venders

      Concord singers at 12:45 pm and again at 2:45 pm
      The Schell’s Hobo band, the Jim Lawrence Orchestra and
      Cash Owens will entertain you at the park

      5k run/walk! Engine Blow! Carriage Rides!
      Petting zoo, Inflatable’s, kids tractor pull! Face painting

      And the Grand parade with 125+ units on Saturday night including
      SuFuDu drum line, and Groove Summer Line and the Govenaires.
      Street dance Saturday night featuring Tub Boat Rampage.

    2. Watonwan County Fair (all-day)
      Jul 22

      Watonwan County Fair

      Thursday July 20th through Sunday July 23th

      Come and enjoy a traditional County Fair at the Watonwan County Fairground in St. James.

      There will be lots of food and show venders, Bingo very day and J & K Amusements will provide a carnival atmosphere on the midway.
      John Spitzner Memorial Truck and Tractor Pull in the Grand stand on Friday and Mud Bog Race on Saturday, entertainment at the beer gardens, fireworks on Saturday after 10:00 and rabbit, swine, beef, goat dairy and Sheep judging through out the fair.

      The Watonwan county Fair will host Horse events all weekend long including:
      Ranch Rodeo, Stock Horse Show , All leading up to the Sunday Extreme Cowboy Race!

      Senior Citizens day is Sunday with free music in the entertainment tent featuring the Sugar Loom Entertainment, music and comedy! Providing music in the beer garden are Powerhouse on Friday, and Smoke Screen on Saturday.

      There will be children’s games and activities through out the fair.

      It’s all at the Watonwan County fair, Come and enjoy a traditional county Fair at the Watonwan County Fairground in St. James.

    3. 100th Birthday Party Open House
      1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

      100th Birthday Party Open House for

      DELMER STURGES

      Saturday, July 22
      1:30 – 4:00 pm

      Peace Lutheran Church
      400 Franklin St. SW
      Hutchinson, MN 55350

  3. Jul
    23
    Sun

    1. Truman Days Celebration July 20st – 22th 2017 (all-day)
      Jul 23

      Truman Days Celebration
      July 20st – 22th 2017

      City wide garage sale with over 54 sales….there will be something for everyone!
      Truman Days vintage tractor ride
      Farmers Market! Softball and bean bag tournaments!
      Lots of Food and Craft venders

      Concord singers at 12:45 pm and again at 2:45 pm
      The Schell’s Hobo band, the Jim Lawrence Orchestra and
      Cash Owens will entertain you at the park

      5k run/walk! Engine Blow! Carriage Rides!
      Petting zoo, Inflatable’s, kids tractor pull! Face painting

      And the Grand parade with 125+ units on Saturday night including
      SuFuDu drum line, and Groove Summer Line and the Govenaires.
      Street dance Saturday night featuring Tub Boat Rampage.

    2. Watonwan County Fair (all-day)
      Jul 23

      Watonwan County Fair

      Thursday July 20th through Sunday July 23th

      Come and enjoy a traditional County Fair at the Watonwan County Fairground in St. James.

      There will be lots of food and show venders, Bingo very day and J & K Amusements will provide a carnival atmosphere on the midway.
      John Spitzner Memorial Truck and Tractor Pull in the Grand stand on Friday and Mud Bog Race on Saturday, entertainment at the beer gardens, fireworks on Saturday after 10:00 and rabbit, swine, beef, goat dairy and Sheep judging through out the fair.

      The Watonwan county Fair will host Horse events all weekend long including:
      Ranch Rodeo, Stock Horse Show , All leading up to the Sunday Extreme Cowboy Race!

      Senior Citizens day is Sunday with free music in the entertainment tent featuring the Sugar Loom Entertainment, music and comedy! Providing music in the beer garden are Powerhouse on Friday, and Smoke Screen on Saturday.

      There will be children’s games and activities through out the fair.

      It’s all at the Watonwan County fair, Come and enjoy a traditional county Fair at the Watonwan County Fairground in St. James.

    3. Trinity Lutheran Church in Sleepy Eye, Lakeside Worship
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      Trinity Lutheran Church in Sleepy Eye will be having Lakeside Worship on Sunday, July 23 at 9:00AM.

      It will be held at Sportsman Park on the north shore of Sleepy Eye Lake.

      Picnic table seating available but lawn chairs welcome.

      A potluck will be held after the service. Bring a dish to pass. Plates, utensils and water provided.

      Pontoon rides – to enjoy the beautiful Sleepy Eye Lake – will be provided throughout the morning following the service with the local  “Let’s Go Fishing” chapter.

    4. Music with a Message
      9:30 am – 10:30 am

      Music with a Message
      (Outdoor worship services with special music at Bernadotte
      Lutheran Church Park.
      Services moved indoors in case of inclement weather)

      Sunday, July 23 ~ 9:30 am
      Jerry & Carol Larson

      Refreshments to follow!
      Everyone is Welcome!

    5. TREBESCH BENEFIT
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Enjoy Dad’s Belgian Waffles at a Benefit and Silent Auction for Debbie Trebesch

      Sunday, July 23rd
      10 am-1 pm
      Berdan Center, UFC Building in Winthrop

      Free Will Donation and Take Outs Available.

      Proceeds benefit Trebesch who is in need of a Kidney and Liver Transplant.  

    6. Open house Bridal shower for Cassie Johnson
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Open house Bridal shower for Cassie Johnson, bride-to-be of Ben Anderson will be held on Sunday, July 23rd at the Lafayette Community Center from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Cassie is the daughter of Chuck and Cindie Johnson, Ben is the son of Rob and (late) Lisa Anderson.

  4. Jul
    24
    Mon

    1. Watonwan County Fair (all-day)
      Jul 24

      Watonwan County Fair

      Thursday July 20th through Sunday July 23th

      Come and enjoy a traditional County Fair at the Watonwan County Fairground in St. James.

      There will be lots of food and show venders, Bingo very day and J & K Amusements will provide a carnival atmosphere on the midway.
      John Spitzner Memorial Truck and Tractor Pull in the Grand stand on Friday and Mud Bog Race on Saturday, entertainment at the beer gardens, fireworks on Saturday after 10:00 and rabbit, swine, beef, goat dairy and Sheep judging through out the fair.

      The Watonwan county Fair will host Horse events all weekend long including:
      Ranch Rodeo, Stock Horse Show , All leading up to the Sunday Extreme Cowboy Race!

      Senior Citizens day is Sunday with free music in the entertainment tent featuring the Sugar Loom Entertainment, music and comedy! Providing music in the beer garden are Powerhouse on Friday, and Smoke Screen on Saturday.

      There will be children’s games and activities through out the fair.

      It’s all at the Watonwan County fair, Come and enjoy a traditional county Fair at the Watonwan County Fairground in St. James.

    2. Welcome Night
      5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Plato Lions 

      Welcome Night
      Monday, July 24
      Plato Hall

      Social – 5:30 pm
      Free Dinner – 6:30 pm

      Meeting & Fun
      Guest Speaker Mayor Bob Becker

      Everyone Welcome
      Bring a Guest

    3. German Park Concert in the Park Series 2017
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

       German Park Concert in the Park Series 2017

       Monday night concerts start at 7:00 p.m. in German Park.  Enjoy complimentary music with friends and family every Monday evening during the summer!

      July 24 – The Ken & Ken Show

       In case of inclement weather, the performance will be held at the New Ulm Civic Center, 1212 North Franklin Street.  Listen to KNUJ and look on Facebook for weather related updates.  Call the New Ulm Park & Recreation weather line at 507.354.9041 for cancellations.

      Concert Series Co-Sponsored by New Ulm Park & Recreation and KNUJ

  5. Jul
    25
    Tue

    1. 6th Annual Courtland Fire Dept Night Out
      5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      6th Annual 
      Courtland Fire Dept
      Night Out

      Tuesday, July 25th 
      5:30 – 8:00 pm
      Railroad Street (In front of Fire Hall & Rec Center)

      Free Blood Pressure Checks
      Fire Trucks
      Bouncy House
      Dunk Tank
      Rollover Simulator
      Texting & Driving Simulator
      Water Games for Kids

      LIVE: Electrical Safety Demonstrations

      **Hotdogs, Chips, Cookies, Lemonade Available**
      ** Ice Cream Donated by The American Dairy Association**

    2. WWI Remembrance Day On the 100th Anniversary of the Turner Hall Protest Rally
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      WWI Remembrance Day
      On the 100th Anniversary of the Turner Hall Protest Rally

      July 25, 2017
      New Ulm Turner Hall

      6:00 p.m. New Ulm Battery & Music by Dick Kimmel (outside)
      6:30 p.m. WWI Era Music with Dan Chouinard (outside)
      8 p.m. Dr. Michael Neiberg on “The Path to War”
      Free and open to the public
      $1 Beer and $1 Bratwurst

      Co-sponsored by New Ulm Turner Hall, the Brown
      County Historical Society, the Grand Center for the
      Arts & Culture, and the New Ulm Public Library

      With support from the New Ulm Area Foundation, the Carl &
      Verna Schmidt Foundation, and the American Turners

  6. Jul
    26
    Wed

    1. Ice Cream Social
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Ice Cream Social

      Trinity Lutheran Church of Nicollet
      604 Main St
      Nicollet, MN 56074

      Wednesday, July 26
      4:30 – 7:00 pm

      Serving:
      BBQ’s, Ham & Egg Salad Sandwiches, Baked Beans,
      Pie, Ice Cream, Assorted Desserts, Root Beer Floats,
      Coffee and Pop

      Come one, come all! We hope you will join us for an
      evening of good food and great conversation!

    2. Glencoe Lions Club “Music In The Park”
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Glencoe Lions Club “Music In The Park” series continues on Wednesday, July 26 th, the entertainment will be provided by Chuck and Jason Thiel, and is sponsored by McLeod Publishing Inc. Bring your lawn chair and Bring a Friend! Collection boxes for used eyeglasses and hearing aids will also be available.

      A meal of a pulled pork sandwich, chips, pickles, dessert and beverage will be available from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the free performance from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

      Thanks for your support of the Glencoe Lions Club—Proceeds go to local Community Projects.

  7. Jul
    27
    Thu

    1. Family Night on the Dairy Farm
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Family Night on the Dairy Farm

      Thursday, July 27th 
      5 – 8 PM

      ~See a working dairy farm ~ Farm tours ~ Dairy Treats
      ~ Calf Petting ~ Dairy Princesses ~ Hayrides
      ~ Learn about cow care ~ Kiddie corral ~ More!

      This is a FREE family event!
      Fun for ALL ages!  Strollers welcome!
      Bring your camera!

      Steve & Kerry Hoffman Farm
      18868 140th Ave, New Ulm

  8. Jul
    28
    Fri

    1. New Ulm – Construction Crazy Days (all-day)
      Jul 28 – Jul 29

      New Ulm – Construction Crazy Days

      Diggin’ For Deals

      July 28 – July 29, 2017

      More details to come – click here

  9. Jul
    29
    Sat

    1. Free Community Breakfast
      8:00 am – 10:00 am

      Free Community Breakfast
      Saturday, July 29th 
      First United Methodist Church
      Corner of Center and Broadway

      Come from 8:00-10:00 a.m.

      pancakes, eggs, sausage, and coffee.

      All are welcome!

  10. Jul
    30
    Sun

    1. Annual Parish Dinner and Festival
      9:30 am – 3:30 pm

      Annual Parish Dinner and Festival 

      Church of the Japanese Martyrs
      Leavenworth, on Sunday, July 30th.

      The day will begin with a 9:30am Mass with special music, followed by a buffet chicken & ham & home-made dressing dinner with all the trimmings. Dinner is being served in the air-conditioned church hall from 11:00 am until 1:30pm.

      Live Music, country store, games for all ages, bingo, refreshments and a kiddie pedal pull at 2:30pm.

  11. Jul
    31
    Mon

    1. National Night Out Celebration
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      National Night Out Celebration

      Monday, July 31, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to dusk
      German Park

      Join us for a night of family fun at German Park to help fight back crime for National Night Out. Activities include musical entertainment from the Schell’s Hobo Band, children’s games and activities, food and much more!

      The event is being sponsored by the United Way and New Ulm Park and Recreation, Police and Fire Departments.

    2. German Park Concert in the Park Series 2017
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

       German Park Concert in the Park Series 2017

       Monday night concerts start at 7:00 p.m. in German Park.  Enjoy complimentary music with friends and family every Monday evening during the summer!

      July 31 – National Night Out – The Schell’s Hobo Band

  12. Aug
    2
    Wed

    1. Salad Luncheon
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      Salad Luncheon 

      St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hector
      August 2
      12 pm

      The Program will include Samantha Broderius Nelson and her mom, Sherri Broderius.  Their inspirational presentation of faith in their daily lives will include Sam’s trip to Nicaragua.  Arrainnah Krienke will provide musical selections.  

      Free will donations will be gratefully accepted

  13. Aug
    5
    Sat

    1. Open House Bridal Shower
      10:30 am – 12:30 pm

      Open house bridal shower honoring
      Jessica Brandel
      bride to be of
      Andy Gleisner

      Saturday August 5th, 2017
      New Ulm Community Center
      600 N. German St.

      Luncehon at 10:30am

      Parents are Peter and Sharon Brandel and Mark and Claudia Gleisner.

      Couple is registered at Target and Herbergers

  14. Aug
    6
    Sun

    1. Music with a Message
      9:30 am – 10:30 am

      Music with a Message
      (Outdoor worship services with special music at Bernadotte
      Lutheran Church Park.
      Services moved indoors in case of inclement weather)

      Sunday, August 6 ~ 9:30 am
      Larry Mages

      Refreshments to follow!
      Everyone is Welcome!

  15. Aug
    7
    Mon

    1. German Park Concert in the Park Series 2017
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

       German Park Concert in the Park Series 2017

       Monday night concerts start at 7:00 p.m. in German Park.  Enjoy complimentary music with friends and family every Monday evening during the summer!

      August 7 – Larry Mages and the Mages Family Band

      In case of inclement weather, the performance will be held at the New Ulm Civic Center, 1212 North Franklin Street.  Listen to KNUJ and look on Facebook for weather related updates.  Call the New Ulm Park & Recreation weather line at 507.354.9041 for cancellations.

      Concert Series Co-Sponsored by New Ulm Park & Recreation and KNUJ

  16. Aug
    10
    Thu

    1. Classic Car Cruise-In
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Classic Car Cruise-In
      Downtown New Ulm
      5:00-8:00pm 

      Check out the great vehicles and enjoy New Ulm’s downtown during this free, fun, family-friendly event! Spectators can view the cars, shop the unique stores, and grab a bite to eat at one of the many downtown restaurants and bars. Hourly door prizes will be awarded. New vehicles from area car dealerships will be on display. There will be vendor booths for the ladies, and local non-profit groups will have displays. During the cruise-in, the Brown County Historical Society Museum will be open with free admission, and New Ulm’s historic Popcorn Wagon will be out, too!