Calendar of Events - Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce
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10/13/18
 -10/21/18
Vesterheim Folk-Art Benefit Auction

The annual Benefit Auction for Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, will be held online from noon (CST), Saturday, October 13, until 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 21. To participate in the auction from anywhere in the world, go to www.biddingforgood.com/VEST-AUCTION, view the amazing pieces, and start bidding!
 

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10/19/18
Business Workforce Alliance: Disability Awareness and Sensitivity Training

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation provides disability-related services to people and businesses throughout the state. In this program you will learn about how they assist individuals with disability-related impediments to employment and reaching their career goals. Information on disability sensitivity, training on specific disabilities to help staff understand how best to work with an individual, ADA training, ADA accessibility studies, internships, on the job training opportunities, analyses of jobs to determine cause of turn-over, assistive technology assessments to help a struggling employee, ergonomic assessments to reduce injury, and they provide businesses with pre-screened job candidates. Attendees will also hear success stories from local individuals from the Spectrum Network.

Disability Sensitivity Training Learning Objectives:
- Change pre-conceptions regarding people who have disabilities
- Dispel myths and misconceptions about those with disabilities
- Discuss proper etiquette and language to use when working with someone with a disability
- Provide information on workplace accommodations and assistive technology - Give employers information on business tax credits and deductions for persons with disabilities
- Sharing success stories for individuals with disabilities

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10/20/18
Childrens Musician Patty Shukla to Perform

Get ready to dance, jump, wiggle and learn with award-winning children’s musician Patty Shukla.
Decorah Public Library will welcome Shukla for two shows at Carrie Lee Auditorium.
Patty Shukla is an American singer, songwriter and musician, and an internationally recognized expert in educational-interactive music for children. She began her career in children’s music by making educational music videos on YouTube. Now her channel is watched by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

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10/20/18
 -10/21/18
Pinter's Pumpkin Patch

Join Pinter's Pumpkin Patch for hours of entertainment! Visit the Bakery for concessions and desserts.

Admission: $12.00 (3 and under free), Senior Citizens 65+ $10. Purchase a Season Pass $35/person. 1/2 Pass Admission for Grandparents on October 5 & 6.

Activities in wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, jumping pillow, corn maze, big slides, pedal go karts, wiggleville, sand tire hill and tire maze, chess, duck races, corn box, farm animals and goat walk and much more!

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10/21/18
Peace Brunch Buffet

Reservations are encouraged for all brunches. 
$14.50 for adults, $12 Luther Students, $6.75 children 5-10.
 

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10/24/18
Biz Book Buzz

Decorah Public Library and Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to offer an informal happy hour discussion of Alison Green’s popular book “Ask a Manager: How to Navigate Clueless Colleagues, Lunch-Stealing Bosses, and the Rest of Your Life at Work."  The group is free and open to the public; books are available for check-out at the front desk of Decorah Public Library or available for purchase at local booksellers.

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10/27/18
 -10/28/18
Decorah High School Annual Craft & Bake Sale

Enjoy handcrafted, handmade merchandise at the Decorah High School Craft and Bake sale.  
This craft and bake sale is sponsored by the Decorah Music Boosters.

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10/27/18
 -10/28/18
Pinter's Pumpkin Patch

Join Pinter's Pumpkin Patch for hours of entertainment! Visit the Bakery for concessions and desserts.

Admission: $12.00 (3 and under free), Senior Citizens 65+ $10. Purchase a Season Pass $35/person. 1/2 Pass Admission for Grandparents on October 5 & 6.

Activities in wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, jumping pillow, corn maze, big slides, pedal go karts, wiggleville, sand tire hill and tire maze, chess, duck races, corn box, farm animals and goat walk and much more!

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10/28/18
Peace Brunch Buffet

Reservations are encouraged for all brunches. 
$14.50 for adults, $12 Luther Students, $6.75 children 5-10.
 

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11/01/18
Discuss The Odyssey at Decorah Public Library

Join facilitator Storm Bailey for a lively two-part conversation about Homer’s “Odyssey” on Thursday November 1 and Thursday November 8 at 6:30 pm at Decorah Public Library. Books are available for checkout at the front desk of the Library; discussions are free and open to all. Participants are encouraged to read the full poem as well as the translator’s note prior to the Nov. 1 meeting.


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11/04/18
Peace Brunch Buffet

Reservations are encouraged for all brunches. 
$14.50 for adults, $12 Luther Students, $6.75 children 5-10.
 

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11/08/18
Discuss The Odyssey at Decorah Public Library

Join facilitator Storm Bailey for a lively two-part conversation about Homer’s “Odyssey” on Thursday November 1 and Thursday November 8 at 6:30 pm at Decorah Public Library. Books are available for checkout at the front desk of the Library; discussions are free and open to all. Participants are encouraged to read the full poem as well as the translator’s note prior to the Nov. 1 meeting.


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11/11/18
Peace Brunch Buffet

Reservations are encouraged for all brunches. 
$14.50 for adults, $12 Luther Students, $6.75 children 5-10.
 

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