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  1. Sep

    1. Bingo, Winthrop
      6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Hahn’s Dining and Lounge in Winthrop will be having Bingo each Monday beginning September 29 at 6:30pm.

      16 games per night will be played. Games sponsored by the Winthrop Honor Guard on behalf of the Winthrop Area Foundation.

  2. Oct

    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. Oct

    1. Fourth Annual Vendor/Craft Fair
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Fourth Annual Vendor/Craft Fair

      Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at Sibley East High School, 202 NW Third Ave., Arlington, MN 55307

      SS. Michael, Mary, & Brendan Catholic Heart Work Camp

      -Lunch Available-
      Cheesy Turkey Sandwiches, Chips, Bars, and Beverages

      Many, Many 30 + Vendors and Craft Items! Check it Out! Something for everyone! 

      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Sat, October 25, 10am – 12pm

      Where: 2 N Broadway St, New Ulm, MN 56073, USA (map)
      Halloween mischief makers have hidden pumpkins, witches cauldrons, scarecrows, and other Halloween decorations throughout the museum building and its exhibits. Children are invited to find these and learn more about the museum and local history on Saturday, October 25th; from 10:00am to 12:00 pm. Participants can enjoy treats and small prizes. Admission is free during this time, regular admission price will resume at noon. Parents and interested adults are also invited to provide suggestions for future museum programming for children and families at the BCHS Annex from 9:00am to 10:00 am. Coffee will be served until the Scavenger Hunt begins.
      The Brown County Historical Society Museum will provide free admission to children and adults on Saturday, October 25th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Visitors can also view the award-winning third floor U.S.-Dakota War exhibit, selected works of author and illustrator Wanda Gag on the second floor and discover agriculture of the past with the first floor Century Farm exhibit. Regular admission prices will resume at noon. For further information, call Meghan at 233-2616.
    3. Halloween Party
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Halloween Party

      Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Courtland Community Center

      Come and Go from 2 PM to 4 PM, 0 to 9 years old. 

      Costumes are optional ( please no masks!)

      Games & sensory area, crafts, prizes, bag of goodies, snacks

      Courtland fire truck

      Photo area, bring your camera!


      Sponsored by The Courtland Lions

      Assisted by Immanuel Lutheran School 6th & 8th Graders

    4. The Blackstad Brothers and The Everly Brothers Tribute Band
      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Blackstad Brothers and The Everly Brothers Tribute Band

      October 25th, 2014 at 7:30PM at the State Street Theater, 15 N State St., New Ulm, MN

      Doors open at 7PM

      $15 general admission or tickets available at Hy-Vee, NU Chamber of Commerce and at the door. 


  4. Oct

    1. 31st Annual German Dinner
      8:30 am – 11:00 am

      31st Annual German Dinner

      Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 10:30AM to 1:00PM at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Brownton, MN

      Polka Worship Service with Chuck Thiel at 9 AM

      Dinner Menu:
      Brats, Meatballs, Glazed Carrots, Real Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, German Potato Salad, Sauerkraut, Pickles, Bread, Dessert, Coffee and Milk

      Adults $11, Children (6-10) $6, Preschool -Free

      Take out orders are available (no preschool take outs) 

      Tickets on sale Sunday, October 26 from 8:30-9 AM and after the worship service

      Supplemental funds provided by Thrivent

    2. Lutefisk & Meatball Dinner
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Lutefisk & Meatball Dinner- 39th Annual

      Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 12-5 PM at Bethel Lutheran Church 77 Lincoln Ave., Lester Prairies, MN

      Tickets: Adults $15, Children 12 & under $8

      Served Family Style
      Lutefisk, Meatballs with Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Coleslaw, Cranberries, Pickles, Dinner Rolls, Lefse, Cookies,Serbert,  Milk and Coffee

      For information call: # 320-395-2125 or email www.lpbethel.org

  5. Oct

    1. Halloween Community Treat Night!
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Halloween Community Treat Night!

      New Ulm American Legion on October 31st from 5-8PM

      Free Treat bag for children 15 & under

      Plus: Juice, Coloring Books and Crayons, Door Prizes

      Great stop for Halloween night to warm up, and get your Halloween Treats. 

      *** Sponsored by New Ulm SAL, New Ulm Legion Family and Optimists Club

    2. Kid’s Fest
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Kid’s Fest

      Fun for the whole family!

      Free Pumpkin Patch Photo- Games- Candy-Prizes

      Venture through the MAze!

      Hot dogs-Nachos & Cheese-Fresh Apple Cider- All 25 cents each!

      Costumes welcome- No scary ones please! 

      Please bring non-perishable item for our Food Shelf!

      Thursday, October 31 from 6-8pm at the Assembly of God Church

      701 Northwood Drive & County Road 101

      Redwood Falls, MN

      Church office 507-627-2514

      Come join in the fun!

  6. Nov

    1. Wabasso Public Library Annual Holiday Craft Show
      10:30 am – 2:00 pm

      The Wabasso Public Library is having its annual Holiday Craft Fair, luncheon, book sale and silent auction on Sunday, November 2 from 10:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Wabasso Community Center.  A lunch of hot turkey and BBQ sandwiches with homemade desserts will be served from 11:00-1:00. There will be a variety of vendors this year for your early Christmas shopping needs. This is a fundraiser for the Wabasso Public Library.

  7. Nov

    1. Minnesota Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Banquet
      5:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      26th Annual Minnesota Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Banquet

       Friday Nov. 7,2014  at Turner Hall, New Ulm, MN

      This gala dress-up evening includes an elegant white linen dinner, entertainment and induction Ceremony.

      2014 Inductees- 
      Gene Eiden- Conductor, Teacher & Musician
      Tony Jambor- Musician & Ballroom Operator
      Whitesidewalls -Rock
      Irv Williams- Jazz Musician
      Rochester Symphony Orchestra
      Steve Murphy- Rock

      Social Hour- 5PM
      Banquet Dinner -6PM
      Dinner music by Donna Donahue
      Induction Ceremony-7:30PM

      Tickets $45 per person
      Members $40 per person
      Mail your check or money order to MMHF, PO Box 1, New Ulm, MN 56073
      Phone 507-354-7305 or 507-359-9014
      Email mmhf@newulmtel.net
      Website www.mnmusichalloffame.org 


      2014 Inductee Showcase
      Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 from 10AM-2PM

      27 North Broadway, New Ulm (next to the library)

      Free Admission to the Inductee Showcase

  8. Nov

    1. Veteran’s Day Program
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Veteran’s Day Program

      Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 at the New Ulm High School Gymnasium


      10 AM- Musical selections by the New Ulm High School Band under the Directions of Patricia Nelson

      10:10 AM- Welcome- Nina Hendel, Student Coucil President, Introduction of Program Master of ceremonies, Linda Sherry, Commander New Ulm Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1648

      10:13 AM- Advancement of the colors (please rise) by the New Ulm Area Veterans Color Guard, under the command of Les Wiltscheck

      10:16 AM- National Anthem by the Concord Singers, band and audience

      10:20 AM- Moment of Silence followed by taps played by Sam Asers

      10:23 AM- Choral Selections by the Concord Singers, New Ulm’s Ambassadors of Good Will under the direction of Patrick Sonnek

      10:28 AM- Introduction of guest speakers, John Jenniges and Brian Krosch, Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1648

      10:43 AM- Announcements by Linda Sherry

                              I wish to express a warm and sincere appreaciation to all the Program participants, to the listening audience and to the New Ulm Public High                               School for making this facility available for our Program, which is dedicated to the living veterans. Noon lunch for all veterans and participants                           at the Legion Club. 

      10:45 AM- Retirement of the Colors (Please rise)

  9. Nov

    1. KNUJ 860 AM/ Hy-Vee Homemade Pie Contest, New Ulm
      6:00 am – 9:00 am

      KNUJ 860 AM/ Hy-Vee Homemade Pie Contest on November 14th at 6am-9am

      Apple pies…Cherry pies…Lemon or Pecan… Who makes the best Homemade Pie???? Enter your homemade pie in the KNUJ 860 AM/ Hy-Vee contest. 

      Deliver your pie before 8:00 AM on November 14th to the booth at the Farm City Day Breakfast, at the Youth Coliseum, Brown County Fairgrounds in  New Ulm.

  10. Nov

    1. First Lutheran Church of Lafayette Annual Fall Festival
      9:30 am – 1:00 pm

      First Lutheran Church of Lafayette Annual Fall Festival —Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

      Coffee Hour from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Free Samples of Lefse and Krumkaka

      Kids Activities & Meal Bingo, craft, movie, popcorn, hot dog, chips, pop! $2.50

      Dinner 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Bone-in Ham and Swedish Meatballs Real Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Cole Slaw, Buns and Desserts, $10.00 pre-sale, $11.00 at the door

      Drawing for Quilt and Various other prizes!

      • Bake Sale • Crafts

      • Next to New Items

      • Cards • Napkins

      • Egg Coffee

      1020 Lafayette Street • Lafayette, MN 56054 * Phone 507-228-8906