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  1. Apr

    1. Fat Thursday ~ Turner Hall
      4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Fat Thursday ~ Turner Hall

      Rib Feast

      April 19th
      4:30 – 7:00 pm ~ Dine In
      3:00 – 7:00 pm ~ Drive through take out

      Kick off New Ulm’s biggest winter weekend at Turner Hall Rib Bash!

      Rocking Music Provided By
      Keifer Brandt & Scott Larsen ~ from Des Moines, IA
      enjoy the unique blend of blues, folk, jazz and country favorites.

      $22 Rib Feast includes
      Large order of Ribs, Baked Potatoe, Apple Coleslaw, Dessert

      Tickets are available at Turner Hall Rathskeller Bar or call 507-354-2022

  2. Apr

    1. Fundraising Rummage and Bake Sale
      10:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Fundraising Rummage and Bake Sale
      April 21
      10 am – 3 pm

      New Ulm Be Mobile Community Room
      1609 S. Broadway
      New Ulm

      Help support Foundation Farm, provider of Faith Based Equine Learning.

    2. Open House Bridal Shower
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Bridal Shower
      Jackie Hoffman
      bride to be of
      Rick Goblirsch

      Saturday, April 21
      Searles Town Hall in Searles

      Parents of the couple are Pete and Beverly Hoffman and Jerry and Barb Goblirsch. 

      The bride is registered at Kohl’s, Herberger’s and Menards. 

    3. Open House 60th Anniversary Celebration
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Open House 60th Anniversary Celebration

      Gerald (Jerry) & Janet Peichel

      Saturday, April 21
      1 – 4 pm
      Fairfax Community Center
      300 Park St. S Fairfax

      Your presence is your gift

  3. Apr

    1. Pancake Breakfast ~ Dean Tessmer Fundraiser
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Dean Tessmer Fundraiser

      April, 22
      8 am – 12 pm

      Our Savior’s Lutheran 
      1400 S. State St – New Ulm 

      Pancake breafast, bake sale and a silent auction

      Free will offering will be accepted

      Silent auction items include ~ diamond bracelet, bird bath from Art Stone, Vikings tickets, Mall of America tickets, and Schell’s shirt and more

      Dean has been firghting cancer for the last 7 years and will be undergoing a Clinical Trial at UCLA that is not covered by insurance.  You can alson donate at

    2. Pancake, Egg, Sausage Breakfast
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Nicollet Firemen’s 
      Free Will Donation
      all proceeds go to Nicollet Fireman’s Relief Association

      Pancake, Egg, Sausage Breakfast
      Sunday, April 22
      9 am – 1 pm

      Nicollet Fire Hall
      400 3rd St
      Nicollet MN

    3. Benefit for Greg Nessett
      10:30 am – 1:30 pm

      Fundraiser Benefit
      Greg Nessett

      Sunday, April 22
      Sleepy Eye Servicemen’s Club
      10:30 am – 1:30 pm

      ~ Hot sandwich meal ~ Silent Auction

      Free will offering

      If you would like to make a monetary donation, please send to: SouthPoint Financial Credit Union, Americana Bank or First Security Bank where accounts are set up in Greg’s name by the Knights of Columbus.  Also at

    4. Annual Brunch with the Bishop Sunday
      11:30 am – 1:30 pm

      Annual Brunch with the Bishop Sunday

      HUTCHINSON - The fourth annual Brunch with the Bishop, an annual benefit for Catholic schools in the Diocese of New Ulm will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Church of St. Anastasia (Cafeteria), 400 Lake Street SW, Hutchinson. Bishop John M. LeVoir will assist in serving the brunch and greeting those attending.

      Reservations are not required. Guests will be asked for a free-will offering. All donations will benefit the diocesan endowments supporting Catholic schools and the local hosting school, St. Anastasia.

      For further information contact the Diocese of New Ulm Office of Catholic Schools, (507) 233-5325;

  4. Apr

    1. Ice Cream Social
      4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Ice Cream Social
      April 26th 
      4:30 – 6:30 pm

      Pulled pork and egg salad sandwiches, chips, beans, pie, ice cream, desserts and beverage

      Redeemer Lutheran Church 
      700 S. Broadway St
      New Ulm, MN 56073

  5. Apr

    1. Brown County Historical Society Annual Book Sale
      10:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Annual Book Sale is set for Friday April 27 th from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and on Saturday April 28 th from 10:00 to 3:00 PM…. At the Brown County Museum Annex in New Ulm, Just behind the Main Museum Building!

  6. Apr

    1. Free Community Breakfast
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Free Community Breakfast

      Saturday, April 28
      8:00-10:00 a.m. 

      First United Methodist Church
      corner of Center and Broadway in New Ulm.

      pancakes, eggs, sausage, and coffee. Bring family, friends and the grandkids.

      All are welcome!

    2. Brown County Historical Society Annual Book Sale
      10:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Annual Book Sale is set for Friday April 27 th from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and on Saturday April 28 th from 10:00 to 3:00 PM…. At the Brown County Museum Annex in New Ulm, Just behind the Main Museum Building!

    3. Open House Bridal Shower
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Open House Bridal Shower

      for Emilee Lauwagie
      bride to be of
      Tyler Stehr

      Saturday April 28th ~ 10 am
      Social hall at St. Francis deSales Catholic Church in Winthrop

      Parents of the couple are Kevin and Sue Lauwagie of Winthrop
      Mark and Lisa Stehr of Goodhue.

      The couple is registered on Amazon.

    4. Spring Fling
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Fairfax United Methodist Church
      “Spring Fling”
      Food and Craft Sale
      Salad and Sandwich Luncheon

      Saturday, April 28
      11 am – 1 pm

      Fairfax United Methodist Church 
      Basement ~ Handicapped accessible

      Take Outs and Deliveries in town are available – Call 426-7329

    5. 54th Annual Smelt and Fish Supper
      4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      54th Annual Smelt and Fish Supper

      Saturday April 28th
      4:30 to 8:00 PM
      Darfur Hall in Darfur

      Adults $12.00
      Children 6 to 12 are just $3.00
      Children five and under are FREE

    6. In Search of Talent
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      In Search of Talent
      Chance 2 Dance

      Saturday, April 28
      6 – 10 pm

      The Henderson Community is looking for talent to perform in our Talent Show.  Any age welcome and any tupe of talent welcome.  This is a fundraising event to help those that suffer brain injuries through the Minnesota Brain Injury Force foundation

      Please submit your registration online through their website or Facebook Page MNBIF by April 1, 2018

      for more information contact Sharon at MNBIF 507-228-8161 or Jennifer at Henderson Healing Hub 507-868-0053

      Tickets are available at Hy-Vee Mankato locations, Wagar’s Grocery and Roadhaus in Henderson

  7. May

    1. Masquerade
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Jewelry & Accessories 

      May 3rd 
      10 am – 4 pm

      New Ulm Medical Center 

      Proceeds benefit Heart Beatback; The Heart of New Ulm Project

  8. May

    1. Foundation Frolics
      5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Oak Hills Memorial Foundation
      4th Annual

      Foundation Frolics

      Friday, May 4
      5:30 pm
      Best Western Plus
      New Ulm 

  9. May

    1. Open House Bridal Shower
      9:30 am – 11:30 am

      Open House Bridal Shower

      Holli Frost
      Bride to be of
      Dylan Meine

      Saturday, May 5th 
      Springfield Community Center
      From 9:30-11:30am
      33 S. Cass Ave.
      Springfield, MN 56087

      Bride is registered at:
      Target, Runnings, Miesen’s Color Center
      & Amazon

      Parents of the couple are:
      Tammy Frost & Joe Helget
      Rick Frost & Jenny Kisor
      Kurt and Lois Meine

  10. May

    1. Hunger Walk
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Brown County Area
      Crop ~ Hunger Walk
      Ending Hunger One Step at a Time

      Sunday, May 6 ~ 1 pm

      *New This Year*
      German Park Pavilion
      200 N German St, New Ulm 

      Join us for all or part of the 4-mile course along the bike path. Please, no rollerblades, skates, bikes or skateboards.
      Wheel chairs and strollers welcome!

      To Walk

      • Register with recruiters at area churches.
      • Get sponsors, collect donations & pledges.
      • Return sponsor record and envelope(s) with money collected to registration table at German Park on May 6 before 12:45 pm.

      To Donate

      • Make checks payable to CROP/CWS.
      • 25% of funds go to local Food Shelf.
      • 75% of funds go to Church World Service, or designated hunger-relief agencies

      Supplemental funds applied for: Chapter 31200 Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
      For more information: Chris Rosenhamer, 359-7052


  11. May

    1. Fluff n Puff Pillow Cleaning
      7:30 am – 3:00 pm

      Fluff n Puff Pillow Cleaning

      Friday, May 11th 
      7:30 am – 3:00 pm

      Turner Hall
      Founder’s Room

      Questions call Jan Dulka, 507-720-9657

  12. May

    1. Open House Bridal Shower
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Open House Bridal Shower

      Heather Klement
      bride to be of
      Kelly Carlson

      May 12th ~ 10:00 a.m.
      St. Willibrords Catholic Church in Gibbon.

      Parents of the couple are Ron & Kay Klement of Gibbon and Wayne & Tora Carlson of North Branch.
      The couple is registered at Kohls or

  13. May

    1. Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Course in Windom
      8:00 am – 4:30 pm

      Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Course in Windom

       NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will hold a free Youth Mental Health First Aid training course on May 19, from 8:00-4:30, at BARC Building1012 5th Ave., in Windom. The course is designed to teach participants the risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, build understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teach individuals how to help a youth in crisis or experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. Participants will also learn a five-step action plan to support an adolescent developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or emotional crisis. To register (required) or get more detailed information, please contact NAMI Minnesota at 651-645-2948 or see “classes” at

    2. Josh Dietz Memorial Game
      3:30 pm – 11:45 pm

      Josh Dietz Memorial Game

      Saturday, May 19th 
      Barney Tadsen Field – Brownton, MN

      Glencoe Brewers vs Brownton Bruins
      5:00 pm Game Time

      ~ $10 Advanced Tickets Available (includes entry to the game and smoked pork chop)
      ~ Smoked Pork Chop Feed (Starting at 3:30 pm)
      ~ Pre-Game Ceremony
      ~ Various Basket Raffles 
      ~ 50/50 Raffles

      Proceeds benefit Josh’s Kids
      Carter & Aaliyah

      Sponsored by 
      Brownton Baseball Association

  14. May

    1. Pizza Ranch Tip Night
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Pizza Ranch Tip Night 

      Monday, May 21
      5 – 8 pm

      Pizza Ranch will donate a portion of their sales and all tips during that time to MNBIF

      May is National Stroke Awareness Month

  15. Jun

    1. Bliss Stock Family Music Festival
      12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Bliss Stock Family Music Festival

      June 17
      12 – 8 pm
      all day entry – $10 for adults / $5 for children under 12

      “Come for the music, stay for the cause!”

      The Bliss Stck Annual Festival has been created as an  event, not only to raise funds for Bliss’ fight, but to begin an annual effort to raise funds for members of the community of New Ulm who are in need.

      Festival Line Up
      All Day Music
      Food from Turner Hall 
      Beer and 1919 from Schell’s

      Face Painting ~ Balloon Sculptures ~ Bounce House ~ Horse and Carriage Rides ~ Interactive Learning ~ Wine Pull ~ Live Auction

  16. Jul

    1. Ag Ribeye Open
      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Redwood Area Chamber 
      Ag Committe 

      Ag Ribeye Open
      Monday, July 16
      Redwood Falls Golf Club

  17. Jul

    1. Ag Pork Chop Open
      9:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Redwood Area Chamber 
      Ag Committee

      Ag Pork Chop Open
      Thursday, July 26
      Sanborn Farmer’s Health & Golf Club