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RAGBRAI Volunteer
07/28/17 - 07/28/17
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August YP Event
08/08/17 - 08/08/17
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Events in the month of August 2017
DateEvent
08/02/17
Pizza On the Farm

Bring a blanket and spread out on the grass in your bare feet or relax on our outdoor patio over a glass of wine or beer. Did we say wine? Yes, we did! You can buy a bottle of delicious local wine in our retail shop or bring your favorite wine or beer to enjoy. No cork fee!

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08/03/17
Lawn Chair Night!

Lawn Chair Night Schedule 2017
 
June 1 Mark Armstrong
June 8 Gary Griffin
June 15 Relay for Life
June 22 Kindred Minds
June 29 Mike McElrath
July 6 Tom Schramm and the LPs
July 13 Winneshiek County Fair (no performance)
July 20 Nordic Dancers
July 27 Nordic Fest (no performance)
Aug. 3 Michelle Lynn
Aug. 10 Uptown Jazz
Aug. 17 Namoli Brennet
Aug. 24 Root River Jam
Aug. 31 Guttenberg German Band 

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08/03/17
Winneshiek Habitat For Humanity Golf Tournament

Winneshiek County Habitat for Humanity (WCHFH) will sponsor the Fourth Annual Don Kemp Memorial Golf Tournament on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at Oneota Golf and Country Club in Decorah, Iowa. The 18-hole event will raise funds to build the organization’s next home, to be located in Ridgeway, Iowa.


 

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08/04/17
 -08/05/17
Iowa Tax Free Weekend

*On Select Clothing and Footwear*

Back to School and Tax Free Weekend kicks off preparations and stocking up for the coming school year. Just note the TAX FREE is for Clothing and Footwear ONLY. Also the tax exemption does not apply to items selling for more than $100. 

 HAPPY SHOPPING and SAVING!!!

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08/08/17
August YP Meeting

Mark your calendars now for our August session! Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from Pete Espinosa of Pulpit Rock Brewing Co. on his career and leadership journey. You wont want to miss this session!

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08/10/17
Lawn Chair Night!

Lawn Chair Night Schedule 2017
 
June 1 Mark Armstrong
June 8 Gary Griffin
June 15 Relay for Life
June 22 Kindred Minds
June 29 Mike McElrath
July 6 Tom Schramm and the LPs
July 13 Winneshiek County Fair (no performance)
July 20 Nordic Dancers
July 27 Nordic Fest (no performance)
Aug. 3 Michelle Lynn
Aug. 10 Uptown Jazz
Aug. 17 Namoli Brennet
Aug. 24 Root River Jam
Aug. 31 Guttenberg German Band 

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08/10/17
 -08/13/17
'The Mystery of Edwin Drood' New Minowa Players

The comedic whodunit mystery will give the audience an opportunity to solve the murder by becoming detectives. Tickets will be availbe at Onetoa Community Co-op.

Aug 10, 11, and 12 at 7pm
Aug 12 and 13 at 2 pm

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08/12/17
Pizza On the Farm

Bring a blanket and spread out on the grass in your bare feet or relax on our outdoor patio over a glass of wine or beer. Did we say wine? Yes, we did! You can buy a bottle of delicious local wine in our retail shop or bring your favorite wine or beer to enjoy. No cork fee!

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08/12/17
Ossian Fest

The theme for the 2017 Ossian Fest will be "Ossian Fest - We survived the "Big Bike Ride."
Some events include a 5K walk/run, the breakfast at the Wild Woods Center, the water ball fight, vendors on Main St., the Ossian Fest car show, the beverage garden, grand parade and music by the band "Absolute Hoot" at the Ossian Education and Performance Pavilion. 

08/13/17
Winneshiek Wildberry Winery Brunch

Join Winneshiek Wildberry Winery for brunch on Sunday! Featuring quiche, potatoes, Cap’n Crunch French toast, two meats, fresh fruit and bread pudding as well as made-to-order omelettes there’s a little something for everyone.

 

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08/18/17
 -08/20/17
Seed School at Seed Savers Exchange

This annual event draws seed savers, gardeners, orchardists, and scholars from all across the country. The workshop is full of practical knowledge, hands-on activities, and plenty of time in the garden. Vegetarian lunches provided.

Students will graduate from the three-day seed school with the confidence to:

  • Grow, harvest, store, and save seeds
  • Engage with their communities through seed libraries, seed swaps, and gardens
  • Discuss the importance of preserving crop diversity

To register: seedsavers.org/seed-school


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08/19/17
Amish Experience: Bread Making

Ever wondered what it would be like to live without electricity and modern appliances? This is an opportunity to visit an Amish home, get to know you hostess and learn how to bake bread in a wood fired stove. After the bread is baked and the butter made, you will enjoy the freshly made treats with a warm beverage. Take home a loaf of fresh baked bread and get to know your local Amish community. The class meets at Eagle Bluff and travels via Eagle Bluff van to the Amish home.
Note: The Amish do not allow photos to be taken or names to be published. Travel time is included at beginning and end of class.

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08/22/17
Trail Tours

Tours depart from the Trout Hatchery at 8:30 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, & 1:00 PM

A Community picnic lunch held at the Trout Hatchery Pavilion from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM.

Reservations are Required. To reserve, please call (563) 382-4504 on or after August 8. A $20.00 donation per person to The Decorah Rotary Club on the day of the event is appreciated, but not required.

(Rain Date: Tues. Sept. 19 at the same times)

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08/26/17
Cooking with Heirlooms

Savor the diversity of heirloom fruits and vegetables in this culinary workshop with local chef, Justin Scardina. Participants will taste family heirloom recipes and forgotten culinary traditions, all with fresh vegetables from our very own Seed Savers Exchange gardens. After the workshop, take a tour of our Evaluation Garden with the Seed Savers Exchange Evaluation Team.

  • 11:00 am-12:00 pm workshop
  • 12:15 pm Evaluation Garden Tour

$5 | Free for Members of Seed Savers Exchange

To register: seedsavers.org/cooking-with-heirlooms


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