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  1. Jun

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

      German Park Concert in the Park Series 2014

      June 2 – The Concord Singers

      June 9 – The Original German Band of New Ulm

      June 16 – Cletus Goblirsch

      June 23 – Molly and Sonny Boy

      June 30 – The Ken and Ken Show

      July 7 – The Afterwhile

      July 14 – Wendinger Band

      July 21 – The Little Prairie Pickers

      July 28 – No Concert, National Night Out

      August 4 – Sleepy Eye Area Concertina Club

      August 11 – The Singing Cowgirl

      August 18 – Larry Mages and the Mages Family Band

      August 25 – The Concord Singers

      Monday Night Concerts start at 7pm at German Park. In case of inclement weather, the performances will be held at the New Ulm Civic Center (1212 North Franklin). Listen to KNUJ for weather related updates. Relay for Life will be selling popcorn and soda.

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

  2. Jun

    1. Monthly Community Dinner, New Ulm
      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Monthly Community Dinner, United Church of Christ, 301 South Minnesota Street – 4th Wednesday of the month, 5:30-6:30pm

      June 25; July 23; August 27; September 24; October 22; November 19 (3rd Wed. of month); December 17 (3rd Wed. of month).

  3. Jul

    1. Bernadotte Lutheran Summer Outdoor Service Schedule
      9:30 am – 12:30 pm

      Bernadotte Lutheran Summer Outdoor Service Schedule – relaxed atmosphere…devotion…music with a message and more!

      Sunday, July 6, at 9:30am, music by Wendinger Band

      Wednesday, July 16, at 7pm, music by Monson Band

      Sunday, August 3, at 11am, music by Dick Kimmel

      Wednesday, August 14, at 7pm, music by Allen Carlson and Son

      Sunday, August 24, at 11am, music by Larry Mages

      Bernadotte Lutheran Church is located at 34122 515th Avenue, Lafayette (just 5 miles east of Lafayette on Cty Rd 1 and Cty Rd 4)

  4. Aug

    1. 10th Annual ‘Treasure Trek’
      8:00 am – 5:00 pm

      10th Annual ‘Treasure Trek’ along Highway 212 West, August 21, 22, 23, 8am-5pm

      Chaska; Carver; Norwood/Young America; Bongards; New Germany; Hamburg; Green Isle; Plato; Glencoe – follow the yellow (signs) brick road and get your kicks on Route 22 where you will find: occasional sales; garage sales; antique/vintage shop sales; flea market/craft sale; garden center sales; church sales; coffee shop/ice cream/restaurant specials; 152nd Stiftungsfest in NYA.

      Do not miss the fun – maps available at stops along the way; interested in participating in this event; need a map, call Saundra at 320-238-2579.

  5. Aug

    1. 2nd Annual Immanuel Lutheran School’s ‘Strides for Souls’ 5K
      8:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Register for the 2nd Annual Immanuel Lutheran School’s ‘Strides for Souls’ Family Fun 5K Walk/Run by August 1 and receive a t-shirt. You can register by stopping at Immanuel Lutheran School or call Sue at 507-359-4575.

      All proceeds will go to the ‘Strides for Souls’ fund that will help with tuition assistance and other students needs at Immanuel Lutheran School. The Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, August 23, at the school. Registration starts at 8am and the race starts at 8:45am.

    2. Glencoe’s Annual Sweet Corn and Brat Fly/In-Drive/In
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Glencoe’s Annual Sweet Corn and Brat Fly/In-Drive/In at Glencoe Municipal Airport on Saturday, August 23, from 10am-2pm

    3. Fort Ridgely Program
      1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

      Saturday, August 23, 1:30pm – Independent Historian Curtis Dahlin grew up on a farm near Sisseton, South Dakota, on the Sisseton-Wahpeton Indian Reservation. He graduated from South Dakota State in 1964 with a degree in history, spent two years in the army and worked for the Department of Transportation as a traffic analyst for 35 years. Since retiring in 2002, he has spent time researching and writing on US Dakota Uprising of 1862 in Minnesota. He has published two books and three shorter booklets on the US Dakota War. His talk will deal with various aspects of the Uprising. 

      Come to Fort Ridgely at 1:30pm for this fascinating program. 

    4. End-of-Summer Potluck Picnic
      3:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      End-of-Summer Potluck Picnic will be held Saturday, August 23, 3pm at 1220 S Minnesota, New Ulm

      Bring your own table service, a dish to pass and chairs – this is a free event. Come listen to the Schell’s Hobo Band and enjoy a Schell’s Beer or 1919 Root Beer.

      Call Duane or Karen Bergemann with questions at 417-459-5007 or 417-766-1436

    5. Sigel Ballpark LA Pig Races
      4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Sigel Ballpark LA Pig Races, Saturday, August 23, 4pm

      Beanbag tournament to follow pig races

  6. Aug

    1. Breakfast/Vendor Fair Fundraiser, Sleepy Eye
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Supplemental Match by Thrivent, New Ulm Chapter – Breakfast/Vendor Fair Fundraiser will be held Sunday, August 24, Orchid Inn, Sleepy Eye, 9am-3pm; breakfast will be served until 1pm; serving pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, coffee, milk, juice

      Vendor fair; silent auction; bake sale; kids activities; mini photo sessions by Amanda Petersen Photography; deluxe face painting 11am-2pm.

      Proceeds will go to a Sleepy Eye Family, Tony and Lexi Alvarez and their three little boys. 

    2. St. John’s Church Fall Festival, Searles
      10:15 am – 6:00 pm

      St. John’s Church Fall Festival, Searles, Sunday, August 24; rain or shine; everyone welcome

      Family Style Ham & Chicken Dinner, with dressing, served 10:15am-2pm; adults/$11; under 13 years/$4; preschool/$1.50; building is handicapped accessible.

      Bingo; country store; crafts; horse drawn trolley rides; games; music; refreshments; lunch stand on grounds; big ticket drawing 4:30pm; over $10,000 worth of prizes.

    3. Old School Days, Harkin Store
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      The Harkin Store will be having a program on old schools in Nicollet County. There will be old pictures and old school books and a picture of the old private school, the Robinson school, in the town of West Newton. The program in Sunday, August 24, from 1-4pm.