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Events in the month of June 2013
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06/01/13
The Good Dog Center and Pampered Pooch Open House

Join The Good Dog Center and Pampered Pooch for an open house and "yappy hour" to celebrate their new location and partnership. The open house, from 1-5 p.m., will feature door prizes, demonstrations, the Moo Mobile, self-service dog wash coupons and 20% off store-wide. Yappy Hour will be held from 5-7 p.m. For $10 attendees can sample wine from Winneshiek Wildberry Winery, while their dogs can sample treats from the canine bakery.

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06/01/13
Veteran Family Fun Day

Hamre Giesen Chapter 8, an Iowa Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans, is co-hosting a Veteran Family Fun Day with Thunder Rode, a therapeutic horsemanship program for individuals with special needs.

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06/01/13
Ceremony to Honor Historic Significance of Pool

Official unveiling of National Register plaque and Historic Preservation Award at Decorah Municipal Pool.

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06/01/13
Thankful Dirt Performs at Willis' Brewpub & Eatery

Americana/Indie music, great food & beverages!

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06/01/13
Winneshiek County Hospice Ride

Ride to support the Winneshiek Medical Center Hopsice.

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06/01/13
 -08/27/13
Summer High Ropes Challenge

Meet the challenge on the ropes course this summer!

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06/01/13
Winneshiek Farmers Market

The Winneshiek Farmers Market is back! Come check out local produce, plants, crafts, baked goods, & more. Every Wednesday: 3:00-6:00 p.m. Saturday: 8:00-11:00 a.m.

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06/02/13
Registered and Fun Shoot at Chase the Adventure

All day, no reservations necessary. Sporting clays, 5 stand.

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06/02/13
Special Music & Potluck at Stavanger Lutheran

Stavanger Lutheran Church in rural Ossian will hold its worship service featuring special music by Ray Torresdal and friends.

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06/02/13
Middle Mash Backyard Bash

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church hosts open event for all area middle schoolers on Sunday, June 2 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Good Shepherd “backyard.”

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06/03/13
Public Library Youth Activity "Circles of the Earth Pendants"

The Summer Reading and Activity Program (SARP) for young folks age 10 and up (including any curious adults) begins Monday, June 3, and continues through Monday, Aug. 5.

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06/03/13
Decorah City Council Meeting

Decorah City Council meets in Council Chambers at Decorah City Hall.
06/03/13
 -06/07/13
Community Vacation Bible Camp

Stone Ridge Community Church in Decorah is hosting a Community Vacation Bible Camp, EVERYONE is welcome!

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06/03/13
 -06/07/13
ArtHaus Summer Program "Girl Power Camp"

Join ArtHaus for an empowering week as we deconstruct images of women in popular culture, challenge stereotypes, and explore female identity.

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06/04/13
 -06/30/13
Moo-vit in June!

Join during the month of June-- SAVE 50% off service fee! Check out our NEW Curves Complete Program!

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06/04/13
"Astronomy for Everyone!" at the Library

Join astrophysicist Kevin Manning, a former consultant to NASA, for “Astronomy for Everyone: the Size and Scale of the Universe.”

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06/04/13
Astronomy for Everyone!

Jon astrophysicist Kevin Manning, a former consultant to NASA, for "Astronomy for Everyone: the Size and Scale of the Universe."

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06/04/13
Music and Ribs at Chase The Adventure

Get together for authentic, local bluegrass music and a spectacular rib dinner. Open to the public!

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06/05/13
Braley Staff to Hold Office Hours in Decorah

John Murhpy, district director for Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01), will travel to Decorah on Wednesday.

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06/05/13
Breastfeeding Class at WMC

Winneshiek Medical Center is offering a free breastfeeding basics class for new mothers and mothers-to-be. Breastfeeding Basics will include discussion on the basics of breastfeeding, infant positioning, hunger cues, tips for successful breastfeeding, and information on new health insurance guidelines for breast pump coverage.

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06/05/13
Dig Into Reading! at Fort Atkinson Library

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06/06/13
June Lawn Chair Night Music Events

June 6: Park-Rec/Library kick off event at Phelps Park! June 13: Kurt and Linda Gjere at Courthouse June 20: Tom Bourcier at Water Street Park June 27: Nordic Dancers at Courthouse
06/06/13
Vesterheim Open Air Division Free Evening Tour Free First Thursday

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06/06/13
Family Fun Night/ Lawn Chair Night at Phelps Park

Kick off the summer family-style! The evening will be filled with fun activities and live music; bring a picnic if you like!

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06/07/13
FIRST FRIDAY: Jeni Grouws & Nori Hadley

Come help us kick off our Summer Courtyard Concert Series.

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06/08/13
American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Winneshiek County

Relay brings together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-based groups . . . people from all walks of life – all aimed at celebrating the lives of those who have had cancer, remembering those lost, and fighting back against the disease.

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06/08/13
 -06/09/13
Becoming an Outdoor Family Weekend

Get your family out this summer for some hands-on outdoor fun!

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06/09/13
Castalia Tractor Days

Events of all kinds!

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06/09/13
 -06/15/13
Dorian Junior High Summer Camp

Nearly 300 students entering grades 7, 8, and 9 will come to the Luther College campus to study with music faculty.

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06/09/13
Great Strides Horse Show

The show will benefit Great Strides' therapeutic horseback riding program.

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06/10/13
Film and Discussion Series on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equality

Join us for an opportunity to view three separate films with an open discussion on diversity, inclusion, and equality in our community.

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06/10/13
'Dig Into Reading!'

Children's summer reading program.

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06/10/13
Public Library Youth Activity "Mini Monsters of the Compost Pile"

The Summer Reading and Activity Program (SARP) for young folks age 10 and up (including any curious adults) begins Monday, June 3, and continues through Monday, Aug. 5.

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06/10/13
 -06/14/13
ArtHaus Summer Program "Comic World Camp"

Come to ArtHaus and enter an imaginary world created by you, where heroes come in all forms!

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06/11/13
SWACG Fundraiser at Culver's

Culver's sponsors a fundraiser for the SWACG/Spillville's Independence Day Fireworks! This event is held in conjunction with Classic Car Night for June. Dine at Culver's and a portion of the proceeds that evening will go to the cost of fireworks. See details for more info!

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06/11/13
Music and Ribs at Chase The Adventure

Get together for authentic, local bluegrass music and a spectacular rib dinner. Open to the public!

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06/12/13
Decorah Rug School Annual Rug Show

You are cordially invited to attend the Decorah Rug School annual rug show. Everyone is welcome to attend!

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06/12/13
Community Day

Come help improve your community's natural playground!

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06/13/13
June Lawn Chair Night Music Events

June 6: Park-Rec/Library kick off event at Phelps Park! June 13: Kurt and Linda Gjere at Courthouse June 20: Tom Bourcier at Water Street Park June 27: Nordic Dancers at Courthouse
06/13/13
Meat and Greet

Enjoy fresh-grilled samples at Water Street Park!

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06/13/13
Live Wolf Educational Program

The Winneshiek County Conservation Board and the Pella Wildlife Company will present a program featuring Keona, a live gray wolf wildlife ambassador.

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06/13/13
Health & Wellness Book Discussion Kick-off Party

Are you still trying to figure out your summer reading list? Let Dragonfly Books help with the Health & Wellness Book Discussion Series.

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06/14/13
NSB is Celebrating 10 years in Decorah!

Northeast Security Bank offers prizes and great deals in celebration of the 10 year anniversary of their Decorah location!

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06/14/13
Blood Drive at St. Ben's

Call for an appointment or go online. Save a life and donate blood!

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06/15/13
Dedication to Honor Norwegian Artist Sigmund Aarseth

The national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, will celebrate the life of Norwegian artist and rosemaler Sigmund Aarseth and dedicate the museum’s Gathering Room to recognize all he has offered to Vesterheim and its members, especially folk artists.

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06/15/13
Author Talk with John Montet

In Odd Evening at the House of Grease, local author John Montét takes us into the strange world of small town Clements, Iowa.

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06/15/13
8th Annual Guinea Gallop

Cross country 5K Fun Run at the Kraus farm.

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06/15/13
Ossian Firemen's Dance

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06/15/13
Junior High Dorian Camp Concerts

Attendees of the Junior High Dorian Camps perform concerts all day.

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06/16/13
 -06/22/13
Dorian High School Summer Camp

Over 300 students entering grades 10, 11, 12, and 2013 graduates will come to the Luther College campus to study with music faculty.

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06/16/13
Father's Day Dining Specials

See event details for complete info on restaurants offering Father's Day specials. Treat Dad on his special day!

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06/17/13
June Dairy Luncheon

Celebrate June Dairy Month at the annual DACC Ag Committee's luncheon! This year the Sacquitne's will host DACC members and guests. Follow the link to registration.

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06/17/13
Whole Food Smoothies

Learn how to make green smoothies and leave class feeling comfortable and ready to start blending in your home kitchen.

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06/17/13
Winneshiek Medical Center Blood Drive

Blood drive

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06/17/13
 -06/21/13
ArtHaus Summer Program "Dig Deeper Camp"

Let your imagination, curiosity, and artistic spirit soar as we explore art through the study of fossils, prehistoric artworks, and ancient artifacts.

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06/18/13
Sons of Norway Hosting St. Hans-Midsummer celebration

A bratwurst picnic dinner is followed by bluegrass and country music entertainment!!

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06/18/13
Music and Ribs at Chase The Adventure

Get together for authentic, local bluegrass music and a spectacular rib dinner. Open to the public!

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06/19/13
“Finding the Magic in Reading: Can You Dig It?” with Bob Kann

Decorah Public Library will host “Finding the Magic in Reading: Can You Dig It?” with Bob Kann as part of the children’s summer reading program, “Dig Into Reading!” See details for more info.

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06/19/13
 -06/20/13
Farm Progress Hay Expo

Northeast Iowa will host the 27th annual Farm Progress Hay Expo.

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06/20/13
June Lawn Chair Night Music Events

June 6: Park-Rec/Library kick off event at Phelps Park! June 13: Kurt and Linda Gjere at Courthouse June 20: Tom Bourcier at Water Street Park June 27: Nordic Dancers at Courthouse
06/20/13
Ribbon Cutting and CA5 at Luther Aquatic Center

Celebrate the opening of Luther's newest facility--the Aquatic Center! Ribbon Cutting at 4:30, Chamber After 5 following until 6:30.

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06/20/13
Winneshiek True Value Food Preservation 101

FREE Home Food Preservation Class! Whether you have excess garden produce and don't know what to do with it or you just want to learn how to preserve food and don't know where to begin. Join us for this FREE workshop! To register for this FREE workshop call Winneshiek True Value at 563-382-8822!

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06/20/13
Food Preservation Class

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06/20/13
Book Launch | Zoo Girl by Susan M. Nelson

Join Steven R. Nelson as he presents the award-winning novel, Zoo Girl, by the late Susan M. Nelson, at Dragonfly Books on Thursday, June 20 at 7:00 pm.

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06/20/13
WMC Gift Shop Sale

The Winneshiek Medical Center Gift Shop is clearing out their store room to make room for new merchandise! The sale features drastically reduced prices, surprise grab bags for $5, $7, and $10, and a Christmas in June table.

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06/21/13
 -06/23/13
Laura Days!

Come celebrate Laura Ingalls Wilder in Burr Oak!

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06/21/13
"Wilder 5K Run"

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06/21/13
 -06/23/13
Lawler Irish Fest

Lawler celebrates their Irish Heritage with the first-ever Irish Fest! Enjoy music, dancing, storytelling and more! See website for full info.

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06/21/13
NSB is Celebrating 10 years in Decorah!

Northeast Security Bank offers prizes and great deals in celebration of the 10 year anniversary of their Decorah location!

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06/22/13
 -06/23/13
Driftless Drift

A two day celebration of the beauty of the Upper Iowa River Valley!

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06/22/13
Calmar Trail Days

Celebrate all things Calmar at their annual Trail Days! See website for complete information and activities.

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06/22/13
A Perfect House Realty Open House

Open House at 117 Mill Street, Spillville IA 52168

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06/22/13
Dinner & Lecture at Seed Savers

Join SSE and David Buchanan at Heritage Farm for a night of fresh food and learning.

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06/22/13
Breakfast on the Farm

We’ll serve up a great wholesome breakfast and provide guided tram tours of the nationally-recognized Dairy Center. The kids will enjoy the chance to meet some calves, plus families can visit several educational exhibits and even milk a cow. Come join us and see how Iowa’s Dairy Center is growing!

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06/22/13
Senior High Dorian Camp Concerts

Attendees of the Senior High Dorian Camp perform concerts all day.

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06/22/13
Calmar Trail Days

Small town setting, big city fun!

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06/23/13
Trails from Freeport Day at the Freeport Park

Enjoy a day at the park with a light free-will donation lunch provided by Lynch BBQ, a bounce house and fun kids games! Don't forget to bring your redeemable cans and plastic bottles for donation. Thanks for supporting Trails from Freeport!

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06/23/13
 -07/21/13
Lutheran Summer Music Concert & Recital Series

The LSM Concert & Recital Series, which is free and open to the public, will include 50+ performances between June 23 and July 21.

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06/24/13
 -06/28/13
ArtHaus Summer Program "Puppet Camp for Mini-Masters"

Puppets! Puppets! Puppets! Experience the fun and challenge of puppet design, creating finger puppets, hand puppets, and more!

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06/25/13
Incredible Bats!

learn about the many benefits of this often misunderstood and feared creature.

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06/25/13
Meet and Greet with Aase Haugen's New Staff

Aase Haugen Senior Services has a new executive director and director of nursing. Director of Nursing Brenda Johnson, RN, joined Aase Haugen in late April, and Executive Director Jeffrey Schmidt, MS, ACHSA, came on board in late May of this year. Aase Haugen Senior Services will host a welcome coffee for all friends, family members and the community to meet the new leadership in the Aase Haugen main dining room. Refreshments will be provided. Schmidt relocated Decorah from Red Oak with his wife, Brenda, and son Joshua. Johnson lives in Ossian with her husband, Dave, and has three grown children

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06/25/13
Music and Ribs at Chase The Adventure

Get together for authentic, local bluegrass music and a spectacular rib dinner. Open to the public!

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06/26/13
Decorah Community Blood Drive

Blood drive in support of Winneshiek Medical Center's blood supply

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06/27/13
June Lawn Chair Night Music Events

June 6: Park-Rec/Library kick off event at Phelps Park! June 13: Kurt and Linda Gjere at Courthouse June 20: Tom Bourcier at Water Street Park June 27: Nordic Dancers at Courthouse
06/27/13
 -07/22/13
Shear Wonders Celebrates Their 2nd Anniversary!

Shear Wonders wants to thank you so much for your patronage these past 2 years.

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06/27/13
An Evening with Ethan Rutherford

Join us for an evening with Ethan Rutherford and his new book, The Peripatetic Coffin: And Other Short Stories at Dragonfly Books on Thursday, June 27 at 7:00 pm.

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06/28/13
 -06/30/13
NMP present "Guys and Dolls"

The New Minowa Players present the musical "Guys and Dolls." This musical romantic comedy set in New York City is Directed by Sheryl Scheffert.

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06/28/13
IPTV's Dan Wardell comes to Decorah!

Dan Wardell, popular producer and host of IPTV Kids Clubhouse at Iowa Public Television, will present two back-to-back story times at the Decorah Public Library. Wardell comes as part of the children’s summer reading program, “Dig Into Reading!” Wardell’s adventures take him to schools and libraries across the state teaching kids to turn off their TVs, to go outside and play, to use their imagination, and most importantly, to read a good book.

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06/28/13
NSB is Celebrating 10 years in Decorah!

Northeast Security Bank offers prizes and great deals in celebration of the 10 year anniversary of their Decorah location!

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06/28/13
Caregivers Support Group

The Caregiver Support Group will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 701 Iowa Ave., Decorah, at 2:00 pm on Friday, June 28th. Individuals providing care to an older adult are invited to come to discuss the many challenges and rewards of care giving in a confidential, supportive environment. Sponsored by NorthLand Agency on Aging. Contact Barb Labosky at 800-233-4603 for more information. RSVP is not necessary.

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06/28/13
"Guys and Dolls"

New Minowa Players present the summer musical favorite "Guys and Dolls!" Complete with gamblers, dancers the mission band and of course, some of your favorite musical numbers like "Luck be a Lady" and "Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat." Tickets available online and during box office hours. See details for more info. Note location of South Winn High School Auditorium.

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06/29/13
10th Annual "Down on the Farm" Iron Pour

A gathering of local and national artists working together to pass on the tradition of cast iron art.

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06/29/13
Cory Farley CD Release Party

"Songs From the Bed of My Truck"

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06/29/13
Lutheran Summer Music Concert & Recital Series

The 32nd annual Lutheran Summer Music Academy & Festival (LSM) welcomes the National Lutheran Choir as the 2013 Guest Artist.

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06/29/13
"Guys and Dolls"

New Minowa Players present the summer musical favorite "Guys and Dolls!" Complete with gamblers, dancers the mission band and of course, some of your favorite musical numbers like "Luck be a Lady" and "Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat." Tickets available online and during box office hours. See details for more info. Note location of South Winn High School Auditorium.

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06/29/13
Eagle Bluff Sampler

Sample the best that Eagle Bluff has to offer! Dip a net in the pond to catch aquatic invertebrates, hit a bulls-eye in archery, or go on a scavenger hunt through the woods. Both self-guided and instructor led activities will provide you with a taste of Eagle Bluff and the great outdoors

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06/30/13
 -07/03/13
Pathfinders Youth Camp

Campers will be on the move each day exploring what Southeastern Minnesota has to offer. Stops include, but not limited to: hiking at Whitewater State Park, geocaching along the Root River Trail, climbing Elba's fire tower, and visiting Lanesboro's State Fish Hatchery. Time spent at Eagle Bluff each evening will engage youth in camp favorites like archery, ropes course, rock climbing and night hikes.

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06/30/13
Ice Cream Social

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06/30/13
T-Bock's Open Stage Features James Lieder

Enjoy the music, some food & drinks!

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06/30/13
"Guys and Dolls"

New Minowa Players present the summer musical favorite "Guys and Dolls!" Complete with gamblers, dancers the mission band and of course, some of your favorite musical numbers like "Luck be a Lady" and "Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat." Tickets available online and during box office hours. See details for more info. Note location of South Winn High School Auditorium.

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