Copper Street Brass: Beyond Ordinary presents Big Ears and the Blue Ox, an original musical adventure for children with brass, percussion and narrator on Tuesday, September 25th beginning at 1pm at the Lake Park-Audubon Elementary School. This free 30-minutes interactive concert features music and learning concepts perfect for the whole family. It's designed for ages 2-8 and open to all. Admission is free.
Halstad Living Center Auxiliary invites you to join them for a Potato Dumpling Dinner on Wednesday, September 26th. The dinner will be served from 5-7pm at the Halstad Living Center. The cost for the meal is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under. Take out dinners will be available.
The City of Ada is looking for volunteers to help with the final phase of tree planting, Wednesday, September 26th from 4-7pm. Volunteers will help plant 75 trees along the railway bed and in city parks. Those interested can contact Ashley Larson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The community of Middle River is hosting its 44th Annual Goose Festival, Friday, September 28th through Sunday, September 30th. This year’s theme is “Sign of the Times”. FRIDAY, September 28 - activities include: Farmer’s Market, Beer Garden & Pork Sandwiches, Opening Ceremony at 4pm, Goose Drop, Hoverball Archery, Legion Auxiliary Supper from 4:30-7:30pm, Bingo at 6pm. At 6:30pm, “The Woodpicks”; 7pm, “How to Talk Minnesotan”; “October Road” at The Wheel from 9:00pm-1:00am. Click here to view a full schedule of events.
Lake Park Pumpkin Fest activities will be Thursday, September 27th through Saturday, September 29th. Click here to view the schedule of events.
The community of Middle River is hosting its 44th Annual Goose Festival, Friday, September 28th through Sunday, September 30th. This year’s theme is “Sign of the Times”. Saturday's activities include: “Come and be Creative” at the Border State Bank Parking lot; scavenger goose hunt; Hoverball Archery; Craft and Flea market 8am-5pm; Goose Weigh-In contest 9am-5pm; Inflatable Kid’s Games open at 11am; live music by Northern Jazz; Goose Festival Parade 12:30pm; Face painting; Antique Car and Tractor Show; “Texas Connection” performing 1-4pm; Long Golf Putt Contest; Ping Pong Pop; Mud Run; Music by “Lois & Lois” 2:30pm; Kiddie Quarter Scramble; Co-ed Sand Volleyball Tourney; Bingo at 5pm; Goose Cookoff 5:30pm; Goose Calling Contest 6pm; Bean Bag Tournament; “How to Talk Minnesotan” 7pm; “Nite Ryders” at the Legion and “October Road” at The Wheel 9pm-1am; Click here to view a full schedule of events.
Winchester Lutheran Church of Borup is having a Fall Brunch on Saturday, September 29th beginning at 9:30am. A free will offering will be accepted. Everyone is welcome. The event includes a vintage style show featuring wedding and bridesmaid dresses.
25th Annual Gonvick Diamond Jubilee’s PUMPKIN DAY! Food, Vendors, Music, Games, Drawings, Pumpkin Weigh-Off & Live Music. Search “City of Gonvick” on Facebook to see the flyer with the days events.
The 44th Annual Goose Festival continues in Middle River on Sunday, September 30th, with activities including: Steve Holmes 5K/10K Run/Walk/Roll 7:30am; North Country Horseman’s Saddle Club Game Show 8:30am; Craft and Flea market 9am-2pm; Community Church Service 11:30am at First Lutheran Church; 3 on 3 basketball tournament; Tractor Pull; Music Jam at 1pm; “How to Talk Minnesotan” 4pm; Click here to view a full schedule of events.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Ulen is having a Harvest Dinner on Sunday, September 30th from 11am-1pm. The menu includes meatballs and gravy, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, corn and dessert. A free will offering will be accepted. Proceeds will go toward the carpet replacement fund. There will also be a bake sale and garden produce.
The Twin Valley Library LINK Site is inviting the public to stop by on Monday, Oct. 1 from 2-4 p.m. for a fall open house. Stop by for refreshments and meet the LINK Site staff, plus discover what your local library LINK Site has to offer, including free access to books, movies and more. Plus, bring your mobile device to learn how to access eBooks and eAudiobooks free of charge through Lake Agassiz Regional Library’s collection of thousands of free downloadable items.
The Lacewings, a Minnesota-based acoustic duo drawing inspiration from the deep roots of women’s folk music from Europe and European immigrants to North America, will perform the folk songs and stories originally shared by some of Minnesota's immigrant ancestors on Tuesday, October 2 at 2 p.m. at the Halstad Living Center and Heritage House, 133 4th Ave. E., Halstad. This event is brought to the community free of charge thanks to funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
World War I Nurses of Clay County, presented by local historian Markus Krueger is scheduled Thursday, October 4 at 3 p.m. at the Hendrum Library LINK Site, 308 Main St. E., in Hendrum. Admission is free, thanks to funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
The Twin Valley LINK Site is welcoming The Lacewings to the LINK site on Friday, October 5th at 1:30pm. The Lacewings, a Minnesota-based acoustic duo, drawing inspiration from the deep roots of women’s folk music from Europe and European immigrants to North America, will perform the folk songs and stories originally shared by some of Minnesota's immigrant ancestors. This event is brought to the community free of charge thanks to funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Wayne Luchau Band will be performing on Saturday, October 6th at the Ada-Borup High School Auditorium, beginning at 7pm. Tickets are $20, and available at the Ada-Borup High School Office. Enjoy a great show and help support this fundraiser for the Ada-Borup High School auditorium equipment.
Salem Lutheran Church of Hitterdal is having a Meatball Dinner on Saturday, October 13th from 5-7pm at the church. The meal includes meatballs, mashed potatoes, carrots, buns, coleslaw and desserts. A free will offering will be accepted. There will also be a Craft Fair and Farmers Market
All ages are invited to learn about traditional Native American Powwow drumming in a unique educational experience for all ages, to be held at the Climax-Shelly Public School (111 E. Broadway) on Tuesday, October 23 at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. The Pipekeepers will teach what the drum means, how to keep the beat and few simple songs. This event is brought to the community free of charge thanks to funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Essentia Health's Health and Wellness Fair will be held on Saturday, october 27th from 9am-12pm at the Essentia Health-Ada Clinic. There will be information booths, child IDs, blood screening ($25 on day of event), preventative health, door prizes, Halloween carnival games, Halloween trick or treat at Benedictine Care Community.
David Rinaldi, Program Director for NET Ministries, will be coming to Nativity Church of Fargo (1825 11th St. S) Sunday, October 28th through Tuesday, October 30th to present a Mission, "Encountering Jesus", a high energy presentation reflecting the Good News and how we encounter Jesus in the Gospel, in saying yes to God’s plan, and in the people we meet. The Mission will start at 6:30 pm with the Keynote at 7:00 pm each night. Fellowship will follow the talk. A free will offering will be asked.