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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)

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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)

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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

May 2018 Calendar!

May 2018! This is one of our favorite months around here! Birthday parties, pizza farms, outdoor fest, oh my! Start your planning now with this handy-dandy May 2018 calendar (and you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

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

24. May 2: Weekly Mountain Bike Rides with Decorah Bicycles. Wednesday evenings 6 pm, Sundays 5 pm, first Sunday of the month 7:30 am and 5 pm. More info fearlesswomenofdirt.com

25. May 5: Heirloom Plant Sale – Stop by the Seed Savers Exchange plant sale and prep for spring planting. Heirloom and historic vegetables, herbs, and flowers await! 10 am-5 pm seedsavers.org

26. May 5: Join Chatfield Center for the Arts in welcoming acoustic guitar folk legend Leo Kottke to Southeast Minnesota. Tickets $35-$45. Doors 6:30 pm (pre-show food & beverage options), show 7:30 pm. www.chatfieldarts.org

New: May 5 (previously 4/28): Into the Wild, Out with the Mustard! Join INHF at Heritage Valley on Apr. 28 for the annual garlic mustard pull. Details at inhf.org/events

27. May 6: Empty Bowls – Decorah fundraiser at Hotel Winneshiek from 11-2. A simple meal of soup & bread, and a bowl to take home, $20 donation. www.facebook.com/emptybowlsdecorah/

28. May 13: Celebrate the women in your life at Luna Valley Farm. Open Mother’s Day from 11 am-3 pm. Come out and enjoy wood-fired pizza and community in rural Decorah! www.lunavalleyfarm.com

29. May 27: After graduation, come out to Luna Valley Farm for a relaxing afternoon of wood-fired pizza in the company of family and friends. Open Noon-4pm. Rural Decorah. wwwlunavalleyfarm.com

30. May 31: Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre at Decorah Public Library! Bring the family to see a delightful tale of the lovable mammoths that roamed Iowa prairies 10,000 years ago. Featuring marionettes and live music – 1 pm. www.decorah.lib.ia.us