Calendar of Events - Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce

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Events in the month of August 2020


Wednesday, August 5, 2020
NEW at the market this year:
Shop your favorite vendors at the Iowa Food Hub’s online farm stand Sunday-Thursday for Saturday curbside pickup: https://iowa-food-hub.myshopify.com/.

In light of COVID-19 public health concerns, the market will take special safety precautions and strongly encourage the public to do the same.

The Farmers market will:
- Provide hand sanitizing stations at entrances to the market
- provide extra spacing between stalls to promote social distancing
- provide an opportunity to purchase a mask (by donation-proceeds go to the volunteer Seamsters Union of Winneshiek County)
- All vendors will be wearing masks (probably smiling underneath of them, happy to see you out at the market!)

Attendees of the market will be asked to:
- Maintain proper physical distancing of 6 feet
- Wear a face mask or shield. Face masks will be available by donation, thanks to the Seamster’s Union of Winneshiek County.
- Send only 1 person per household to shop when possible
- Leave pets at home or in the car
- Try to bring exact change or small bills to minimize money-handling
- Take all food to-go

more info...

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Decorah Parks and Recreation is partnering with local yoga instructor, Odette Bruneau, to offer Free Yoga in the Park Saturday, August 8, 10-11am. This event will be held in the green space west of John Cline School. Bring your own mat or towel. No need to register, just show up!
Upon arrival participants will be asked to sign a liability waiver and confirm that they 1) Do not have a fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, new loss of taste or smell, or any other COVID-19 like symptoms now or in the past 48 hours. 2) Have not had close contact (within 6 feet for equal or greater than a 10-minute period of time or living in your household) with a person who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 by a medical provider in the past 14 days. 3) Have not been diagnosed with COVID-19 by a medical provider in the past 14 days. 4) Have not been told by a medical provider or public health official within the last 14 days to self-quarantine due to potential COVID-19 exposure or been suspected of having COVID-19. 
 

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
NEW at the market this year:
Shop your favorite vendors at the Iowa Food Hub’s online farm stand Sunday-Thursday for Saturday curbside pickup: https://iowa-food-hub.myshopify.com/.

In light of COVID-19 public health concerns, the market will take special safety precautions and strongly encourage the public to do the same.

The Farmers market will:
- Provide hand sanitizing stations at entrances to the market
- provide extra spacing between stalls to promote social distancing
- provide an opportunity to purchase a mask (by donation-proceeds go to the volunteer Seamsters Union of Winneshiek County)
- All vendors will be wearing masks (probably smiling underneath of them, happy to see you out at the market!)

Attendees of the market will be asked to:
- Maintain proper physical distancing of 6 feet
- Wear a face mask or shield. Face masks will be available by donation, thanks to the Seamster’s Union of Winneshiek County.
- Send only 1 person per household to shop when possible
- Leave pets at home or in the car
- Try to bring exact change or small bills to minimize money-handling
- Take all food to-go

more info...

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Are you ready for your day off with no responsibility?

Join the United Way of Winneshiek County at the 2020 Golf Fundraiser, Thursday, August 13th at Oneota Golf and Country Club. 2020 has had us yelling “fore,” and it’s time to cart around with your friends and grab a bag of birdies for a great cause.

There will be prizes for 3 flights, and a sack lunch will be provided with your entry fee.

Social distancing is recommended, but face masks are not necessary when you are outside of the clubhouse.

The 2020 registration form can be found here.

Please email us with any questions at unitedwaywinnco@gmail.com


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Saturday, August 15, 2020
Cruise your classic cars to WW Homestead Dairy's 7th Annual Corn Days Car & Bike Show. Enter your car, bike or truck into one of our judged classes. Food will be available. Car cruise immediately following the trophy presentation. Check back for more details!
Tentative schedule:
Registration: 9a - 12p
Car Show: 10a - 1p
Judging: 12p
Trophy Ceremony: 1p

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Joel Zook's utility bill (gas, electric, and driving cost) for his 1,400 square ft, 1954 ranch-style home is less than $850 per year. Join us for our monthly Energy Lunch to hear how he used energy efficiency measures and solar to save!

Please register by Monday, August 17th to receive the webinar link at energydistrict.org/events/breakfast
 

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
NEW at the market this year:
Shop your favorite vendors at the Iowa Food Hub’s online farm stand Sunday-Thursday for Saturday curbside pickup: https://iowa-food-hub.myshopify.com/.

In light of COVID-19 public health concerns, the market will take special safety precautions and strongly encourage the public to do the same.

The Farmers market will:
- Provide hand sanitizing stations at entrances to the market
- provide extra spacing between stalls to promote social distancing
- provide an opportunity to purchase a mask (by donation-proceeds go to the volunteer Seamsters Union of Winneshiek County)
- All vendors will be wearing masks (probably smiling underneath of them, happy to see you out at the market!)

Attendees of the market will be asked to:
- Maintain proper physical distancing of 6 feet
- Wear a face mask or shield. Face masks will be available by donation, thanks to the Seamster’s Union of Winneshiek County.
- Send only 1 person per household to shop when possible
- Leave pets at home or in the car
- Try to bring exact change or small bills to minimize money-handling
- Take all food to-go

more info...

Friday, August 21, 2020
Our 40th Annual Conference is going virtual this year
Join us for behind-the-scenes tours, online workshops, and keynote speakers Owen Taylor and Amirah Mitchell of Truelove Seeds: Supporting Community Seed Sovereignty as a Seed Company.
Please check back for additional information as events times are finalized.
Sponsored by 
Terra ChipsBCS Two-Wheel TractorsOrganic ValleyDecorah Bank & Trust Co.Sustane Natural FertilizerAlbert Lea SeedBankers Trust Company, and Pulpit Rock Brewing Company
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Friday, August 21, 2020 - Sunday, August 23, 2020
Fri.,Sat.&Sun. Aug . 21-23rd   10-5
Signs posted on Hilltop and College Dr.
Rita Friest     
606 Shady Lane Dr.  Decorah, Ia.
(563 382 9512)
MASKS ARE A MUST!!!!
 

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Saturday, August 22, 2020
Stop by the Decorah Farmers Market each Saturday between 8 am and 11 am to see a different electric vehicle up close and talk to the owners who drive them!
The owners of these cars all live in Iowa and will be able to answer your questions on everything from maintenance costs and schedules to driving in the snow to road tripping tips.
Event generously sponsored by 
KAR Auto Group
 and 
Decorah Bank & Trust Co.
 

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
NEW at the market this year:
Shop your favorite vendors at the Iowa Food Hub’s online farm stand Sunday-Thursday for Saturday curbside pickup: https://iowa-food-hub.myshopify.com/.

In light of COVID-19 public health concerns, the market will take special safety precautions and strongly encourage the public to do the same.

The Farmers market will:
- Provide hand sanitizing stations at entrances to the market
- provide extra spacing between stalls to promote social distancing
- provide an opportunity to purchase a mask (by donation-proceeds go to the volunteer Seamsters Union of Winneshiek County)
- All vendors will be wearing masks (probably smiling underneath of them, happy to see you out at the market!)

Attendees of the market will be asked to:
- Maintain proper physical distancing of 6 feet
- Wear a face mask or shield. Face masks will be available by donation, thanks to the Seamster’s Union of Winneshiek County.
- Send only 1 person per household to shop when possible
- Leave pets at home or in the car
- Try to bring exact change or small bills to minimize money-handling
- Take all food to-go

more info...

Thursday, August 27, 2020
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Stop by the Decorah Farmers Market each Saturday between 8 am and 11 am to see a different electric vehicle up close and talk to the owners who drive them!
The owners of these cars all live in Iowa and will be able to answer your questions on everything from maintenance costs and schedules to driving in the snow to road tripping tips.
Event generously sponsored by 
KAR Auto Group
 and 
Decorah Bank & Trust Co.
 

Saturday, August 29, 2020
HSNEI's annual dog swim at the Monona Pool! Rain date August 30.
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