Posts Categorized: Calendars

August 2018 Calendar!

August 2018! It is seriously hard to believe it’s already back-to-school time. What?! But first, let’s have a little more summer fun! Start your planning with this handy-dandy August 2018 calendar (you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

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Check out these great August 2018 activities!  In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

24. August 3-4: Iowa Tax Free Weekend! Get your back-to-school shopping done or shop for yourself! Enjoy two days with no sales tax on clothing. www.decorahareachamber.com

25. August 2-5: Buffalo Bill Days, Lanesboro, MN: A celebration with food, music, games, marketplace vendors, sporting tournaments, 5K run, fireworks, parade. Fun for the whole family. www.lanesboro-mn.gov

26. August 17-19: Seed School at Seed Savers Exchange! Join for a weekend of seeds, stories, and great food while learning how to grow, harvest, store, and save seed. www.seedsavers.org/seed-school

27. August 18-19: Join your friends in Elkader for Art in the Park! Art, Kids activities, Live music, wine tasting, food, and fun for the whole family. Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4, www.artintheparkelkader.com

28. August 28: Fearless Women of Dirt Women’s Mtn. Bike Night to end the season right. Ride from 5-6:30 p.m. – Social hour 7-9 p.m. at Decorah Bicycles, www.fearlesswomenofdirt.com

29. Sept 1: Labor Day Weekend at Luna Valley Farm! Take a true break Labor Day weekend and come out on Saturday night for pizza. Open 4-8pm. Rural Decorah. wwwlunavalleyfarm.com

July 2018 Calendar!

July 2018! This month always feels like all summer, all the time!  And that means there’s lots of fun stuff to do! Start your planning with this handy-dandy July 2018 calendar (you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

LOOKING FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EVENTS ON THE CALENDARS?
Check out these great July 2018 activities!  In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

13. July 4: Harmony’s 4th of July Celebration – Including the Jim Busta Band featuring Mollie B., Grand Parade, pedal tractor pull, and fun for all ages! Full schedule of events at www.exploreharmony.com

14. July 10: International Owl Center: Build an Owl Program. Learn first-hand about owl adaptations by identifying the pieces and parts of an owl. See if a live owl will come out from under the “magic” box! Decorah Public Library, 11am

15. July 12: Join Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation for a Summer Prairie Seed Harvest at Heritage Valley! Find details and RSVP at inhf.org/events Rain date: July 19.

16. July 14: Songs of Hope returns! A free community concert, performances by 60 youth and young adults from around the world. 7PM, Potter Auditorium, Chatfield, MN. www.chatfieldarts.org

17. July 14: Lanesboro Arts presents acclaimed MN songwriter Chris Koza & his band at the intimate St. Mane Theatre. $15 – $12. 7:30 p.m. LanesboroArts.org

18. July 14: Enjoy amazing music in a gorgeous setting at the Driftless Music Festival, Eckhart Park, Viroqua. Noon-10pm, FREE admission! Zydeco, Funk, Americana, Reggae & Soul.  www.driftlessmusicfestival.com/

19. July 18: Blank Park Zoo: Animal Sounds and Stories. We all have a story to tell and so do the animals at the zoo! Come discover the many ways animals communicate. Decorah Public Library, 1pm

20. July 21: Decorah Ridiculous Day! Visit Water Street for sidewalk sales downtown. And be sure to check out ridiculous savings all around Decorah! www.decorahareachamber.com

21. July 20-21: Seed Savers Exchange Conference & Campout 2018: Celebrate our garden heritage. Lectures, workshops, garden tours, tastings & more. July 20-21. FREE. Register @ seedsavers.org/conference

22. July 29: Nordic Fest Weekend Pizza at Luna Valley! Come on out to the farm and relax after a weekend of Nordic-festing in town. Open Sunday, July 29th 11am-3pm. Rural Decorah. wwwlunavalleyfarm.com

23. July 31: Visual artists! Apply by today to sell your work at the 4th Annual Arts & Heritage Day on September 29, Chatfield, MN. Details @ www.chatfieldarts.org

June 2018 Calendar!

June 2018! Whew, it feels like summer already, so let’s kick this thing off! There’s lots of fun to be had. Start your planning with this handy-dandy June 2018 calendar (you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

LOOKING FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EVENTS ON THE CALENDARS?
Check out these great June 2018 activities!  In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

1. All Summer: Driftless Safari offers free outdoor adventure and exploration in Winneshiek County all summer long! Visit www.driftless-safari.org or stop by any Winneshiek County library to join!

2. June 1: Velkommen to Sangerfest 2018, Norwegian Singers Association of America festival at Luther College. Grand Concert Saturday, June 1st, 7pm, Luther CFL. www.nsaaonline.org

3. June 6: Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre: The Amazing Adventures of Willy the Woolly. Join us for delightful tale of the lovable mammoths who roamed the Iowa prairies 10,000 years ago! Decorah Public Library, 1pm www.decorah.lib.ia.us

4. June 7: Guttenberg’s River of Music (ROM) EVERY Friday, June —August 10, 6-8 pm, in Ingleside Park Bandstand (along the Mississippi River). Rain location: City Hall.

5. June 11: ISU Insect Zoo: The Songs of Bugs. Come hear a story about Unia the cricket, who has lost his song, and see a Bugtastic Insect Zoo display! Decorah Public Library, 1pm  www.decorah.lib.ia.us

6. June 12: Lanesboro Arts invites kids 5-9 to create fun, large-scale “surprise” sculptures! Tuesdays 12-2pm from June 12 to July 17. Meet at St. Mane Theatre upstairs classroom. LanesboroArts.org

7. June 16: Art in the Park festival in Lanesboro! 90+ artists, live music, craft beer, food vendors & art activities. Saturday, June 16, 10am – 5pm LanesboroArts.org

8. June 17: Celebrate the fathers in your life at Luna Valley Farm. Open Father’s Day from 11am-3pm. Come out and enjoy wood-fired pizza and community. Rural Decorah. wwwlunavalleyfarm.com

9. June 22-23: Root River Trail Towns 60-Mile Garage Sale – Join the communities of Fountain, Preston, Harmony, Lanesboro, Peterson, Whalan, Rushford, Rushford Village & Houston for community wide garage sales! More info at www.rootrivertrail.org

10. June 22-24: New Minowa Players presents “The Drowsy Chaperone”, at the Decorah High School Auditorium. More information at newminowa.wixsite.com/new-minowa-players/summer or call Sheryl at 563-379-5738.

11. June 27: Grout Museum District: Sound Science. See the amazing science of sound with singing rods, singing pipes, and spouting bowls! Decorah Public Library, 11 am  www.decorah.lib.ia.us

12. June 30: Celebrate with the Porter House Museum Garden Party & Fundraiser, live music, food, and outdoor activities – all to support this fantastic local museum! 401 W Broadway, 4-6pm. www.porterhousemuseum.org