December! Get a head start on your fun-planning with this handy-dandy December 2016 calendar (and you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)
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Check out these great December activities! In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!
1. Through December 25: Holiday Lights brings dazzling drive through displays to the Decorah Campground through December 25. Entry by free will donation to Helping Services. www.helpingservices.org
2. December 1-4: Don’t miss holiday classic, The Nutcracker ballet performed by Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts’ Dance Repertory Company at The Page Theatre in Winona. www.mnconservatoryforthearts.org
3. December 2: Decorah Lighted Holiday Parade! Parade begins at 6 pm on Water Street and kids can visit with Santa Claus after the parade! www.decorahareachamber.com
4. December 3: Porter House Museum annual Christmas Open House featuring live music, a special butterfly exhibit, refreshments, and festive holiday decor. 1-4pm, no admission fee. www.porterhousemuseum.org
5. December 7: Trailer Trash brings A Trashy Little Xmas Show to the historic Potter Auditorium, Chatfield, MN. Tickets $20. Doors open 6:30pm, show starts 7:30pm. Details www.chatfieldcfa.com
6. December 8: Local author, educator, and life coach Mary Jorgensen talks about her book, Way of the SAGE: 4 Paths to Manage Stress and Build Resilience. Decorah Public Library, 6:30 pm. www.risingsunlifecoaching.com
7. December 8-9: The first ever Iowa-Midwest Energy District Conference will be held over two days to help universalize this innovative locally-led clean energy leadership model. Open to all interested parties from any location. Learn more www.energydistrict.org
8. December 10: Winter on the Farm at Seed Savers Exchange. Holiday shopping, cookies, hot chocolate, sleigh rides. Visitors Center open 10 am – 5 pm, Sleigh rides from 11 am – 3 pm. Free event. seedsavers.org