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October 2019 Calendar!

October 2019! The fall fun just keeps on coming! Start your planning with this handy-dandy October 2019 calendar (you can download the pdf here). Have a blast – here’s hoping we have a nice, long fall season! XO, Inspire(d)

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Check out these great October 2019 activities! In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

9. October 5: Visit the Seed Savers Exchange Heritage Farm for Harvest Festival. Activities and fun for all ages on the farm! Details: www.seedsavers.org/harvest-festival

10. October 11: Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman live in concert at Lingonberry, 218 W Water St,  Decorah, 7:30pm. Tickets: Oneota Coop, or 563-419-2999. Sponsored by The Retreat on Maple and Rocket Dog Books.

11. October 12: Run the Driftless Half Marathon – Iowa’s Most Scenic Half Marathon in Lansing, IA. Takes place on Great River Road National Scenic Byway. Relay and 5k options. www.thedriftlesshalfmarathon.com

12. October 12: Mussels, snakes and beavers; each has a role! Families are invited to explore Mississippi River Animals, Decorah Public Library, 11am & 1pm www.decorah.lib.ia.us

13. October 12: Eagle Bluff Banquet on the Bluff Fundraiser. Fun games, auctions, & delicious food round out this festive evening. Proceeds support our outdoor environmental education programming. www.eagle-bluff.org

14. October 19: pertNear 20 Mountain Bike Race. Come ride pert’ near 20 miles of singletrack and county roads in beautiful Viroqua. Camping available at race site, families welcome, good times! Reg/Info: www.bluedogcycles.com

15.  October 26: Dance to the sounds of the Hunter Fuerste Vintage Big Band Orchestra at the Lakeside Ballroom in Guttenberg.  $20.adv/ $25. Door. 563-252-2095 (M-Sat., 9-5) for tickets.

16. October 26: Eagle Bluff Trick-or-Treetops. Trick or Treat 30 feet high as you traverse your way through wooden and wire elements that end with a zip line. www.eagle-bluff.org

17. October 29: Tattoo Talk – “Tattoos, Medievalism, and White Nationalism,” Lindsey Row-Heyveld, Luther College Prof. of English, 7:00 pm at Luther, with After Party at Vesterheim. www.vesterheim.org

September 2019 Calendar!

September! Isn’t fall the best? There are always so many fun things to do! Start your planning with this handy-dandy September 2019 calendar (you can download the pdf here).  Have a great fall! XO, Inspire(d)

LOOKING FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EVENTS ON THE CALENDARS?
Check out these great September 2019 activities! In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

1. September 14: Join the Porter House Museum for their annual fundraiser – held at the Lingonberry, 218 W Water St., Decorah,  4-6pm. Come enjoy great company while supporting one of the region’s most unique museums! www.porterhousemuseum.org

2. September 14: Are you brave enough to see all the creepy, crawly insects at the Insect Zoo? Families welcome for a fun and interactive display, Decorah Public Library, 11am-1pm. www.decorah.lib.ia.us

3. September 15: Bike (or Bus!) the Barns for FairShare CSA Coalition. Farm tours, local food, craft libations, live music. Tour begins at Columbus, WI Fireman’s Park. (608) 226-0300, bikethebarns@csacoalition.org, www.csacoalition.org/bike-the-barns/

4. September 19: Tattoo Talk – “Tattooing in the Ancient World,” Lars Krutak, Tattoo Anthropologist. 7:00 pm at Luther College, After Party at Vesterheim. www.vesterheim.org

5. September 19-22: Norman Borlaug Harvest Festival! Tour the Borlaug Farm, Quilt Auction, Cruise to Cresco, 5K, Steak Cook-Off, and end with the Northeast Iowa Food Packaging Event! www.crescochamber.com

6. September 21: Get your boots dirty at SidieFest Community Trail Building Day! Vernon Trails’ trail crew will guide crews on various singletrack projects throughout Sidie Hollow. Fun. Community. Dirt. Trails. Revelry. info: www.bluedogcycles.com 

7. September  22: Eat It, Cancer! American Society of Cancer progressive dinner sponsored by PIVO Brewery, Pulpit Rock Brewery, Toppling Goliath Brewery, & Rubaiyat Restaurant. www.CrowdRise.com/Eat-It-Cancer

8. September 28-29: Iowa Barn Foundation 19th Annual Fall Barn Tour! Tour the countryside across Iowa to view some of Iowa’s most incredible structures. iowabarnfoundation.org

August 2019 Calendar!

 August! It doesn’t seem possible, but here we are! There’s still time to squeeze in some summer fun… start your planning with this handy-dandy August 2019 calendar (you can download the pdf here).  Have a blast! XO, Inspire(d)

LOOKING FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EVENTS ON THE CALENDARS?
Check out these great August 2019 activities! In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

24. August 1-4: Lanesboro Buffalo Bill Days. Entertainment for the whole family.  Food, Beverages, Live Music, Parade, Fireworks, Sporting Tournaments, Free Kids Games & MORE!  www.lanesboro-mn.gov • FB-BuffaloBillDays

25. August 1: 2nd annual Buffalo Bill Days Sip & Savor Fundraiser. $25.00 15 vendors sampling wine, craft beer and spirits. Food, Door prizes, live music & more.

26. August 2-3: Iowa’s annual Tax Free Weekend! Shop for apparel Friday and Saturday without the sales tax. Apparel priced under $100 is tax exempt for two days! www.decorahareachamber.com

27. August 3-4: Becoming an Outdoors Family Weekend at Eagle Bluff! A weekend camp of memories exploring the outdoors and learning hands-on skills. June 15-16. Register at eaglebluffmn.org

28. August 10: Pulpit Rock Bend & Brew! Come enjoy a Reefuel smoothie, an hour of yoga, and a delicious Pulpit Rock Beer when you’re done. 10:45am-12pm, Sign up at PRB or online https://squareup.com/store/pulpitrockbrewing

29. August 11: Fossil Hunting in Fillmore County! Collect fossils older than dinosaurs! Located at Whispering Winds, Spring Valley. Sponsored by Eagle Bluff. Register under “Events” at eaglebluffmn.org.

30. August 24: Hop Harvest Festival, Sweet 16 Farm, rural Houston, MN  Music and family fun from 3-10pm, camping available on site. sweet16farm.com/hop-harvest/

31. August 25: Wisconsin State Gravel Bike Championship – of The World!!! Come grind Vernon County Wisconsin’s finest gravels with a pack of like minded racers. Race HQ in Viroqua – info: www.bluedogcycles.com 

32. August 30-31: Labor Day weekend at Luna Valley Farm! We’re open both Friday and Saturday night from 4-8pm for wood fired pizza, drinks and community. www.lunavalleyfarm.com

COMING UP!

33. September 21: Get your boots dirty at SidieFest Community Trail Building Day! Vernon Trails’ trail crew will guide crews on various singletrack projects throughout Sidie Hollow near Viroqua. Fun. Community. Dirt. Trails. Revelry. Info: www.bluedogcycles.com