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September 2018 Calendar!

September 2018! Fall! Toot, toot! Sweaters, marching bands, hot cider, baking…so many things to love about fall. And so many fun things to do! Start your planning with this handy-dandy September 2018 calendar (you can download the pdf here). Have a great fall, friends! XO, Inspire(d)

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

1. September 1: Tomato Tasting! Sample dozens of tomatoes at Seed Savers Exchange. Plus, enjoy garden and cooking demonstrations, hayrides, and a salsa contest. FREE. 12-4pm www.seedsavers.org

2. September 8: Luna Valley Pizza Farm 1st Anniversary Celebration! Music from Dead Horses and Driftless Sisters. Gates open 5:45pm, Show 7pm. No BYOB. Advance tickets $15 at Oneota Co-op or at lunavalleyfarm.com/events

3. September 8: Root River Trail Towns Taste of the Trail – Lanesboro, Peterson & Whalan: 10am-3pm – Pedal your way through bluff country and enjoy events at each community’s trailhead. Info: www.rootrivertrail.org

4. September 15: Root River Trail Towns ‘Taste of the Trail’ – Harmony, Preston & Fountain: 10am-3pm – Pedal your way through bluff country and enjoy events at each community’s trailhead. Info: www.rootrivertrail.org

5. September 15: TRI out Reefuel’s unique take on triathlon: Cycling, core strengthening and yoga! Class begins at 8am. Guaranteed challenge and FUN! Limited spots: register at www.reefuel.biz

6. September 22: Root River Trail Towns Taste of the Trail Houston & Rushford Area: 10am-3pm – Pedal your way through bluff country and enjoy events at each community’s trailhead. Info: www.rootrivertrail.org

7. September 23: Upstart Crow Theatreworks presents “The Cemetery Walk” Tours leave every 15 minutes, 2-4pm, Phelps Cemetery, Decorah. $10/$5. More info: arthausdecorah.org. Proceeds benefit Porter House Museum

8. September 29: Seeds + Cider! Join the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation for a fall prairie seed harvest at Heritage Valley (rural Waukon). RSVP – www.inhf.org/events or 515-288-1846, ext. 35

9. September 29: Live On Water Street! Enjoy a community celebration featuring music, food from the Oneota Coop, local beer, and family fun for all ages. 300 Block, downtown Decorah, 3-8pm. Details on Facebook.

10. September 30: NE IA Farm Crawl  – Luna Valley Pizza! As you tour the gravels, be sure to stop out for some pizza to fuel your adventure. Open 11am-3pm. Rural Decorah. www.lunavalleyfarm.com

March 2018 Calendar!

March 2018! The Driftless world is seriously excited about this month, because there is a TON of fun stuff to do! Start your planning now with this handy-dandy March 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 March 2018 activities!  In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

1. March 2: Kind Country and Chicken Wire Empire play Island City Brewing Company – Winona, MN. Show starts at 9 pm. $7 presale, $10 at the door. 21+ www.islandcitybrew.com

2. March 3: Start with a Seed Workshop, Seed Savers Exchange. Learn everything about growing a garden from seed. 11am-12pm + farm tour to follow. Register: seedsavers.org/events

3. March 9-10: Bernina Sewing Academy: Fear No Fabric! Learn how to master 20 challenging fabrics. 2-Day Hands-On Course. $149 includes technique book, samples, and more! redroxyquiltco.com

4. March 10: Grout Museum District “Kitchen Science”! Get your children excited about science as they watch and participate in experiments using materials found in everyday life. Decorah Public Library, 11 am. www.decorah.lib.ia.us

5. March 12: Artist in Residence at Lanesboro Arts: Workshops, film screenings and discussion events with experimental filmmaker Rini Yun Keagy of Saint Paul. Through April 9 – LanesboroArts.org

6. March 17: Kinderfolk on Stage: Enjoy live performances, appetizers, and cash bar at T-Bock’s Upstairs, 7 pm. Free-will donations will support Kinderhaus Preschool – ALL ARE WELCOME! www.kinderhausdecorah.com

7. March 17: Mid West Music Fest Presents Todd Snider! Guitar and stories like the old days. Pick a little, talk a little, pick a little… Cavalier Theater, La Crosse, 7:30pm. $25adv. Tickets @ Eventbrite.com.

8. March 24: Apple Grafting / Apple School, Seed Savers Exchange. Choose your 1/2 day workshop March 23, 24, April 6, or 6. Register: seedsavers.org/events.

9. March 24: Here & Now: Contemporary Music for Cello & Piano, featuring Craig Hultgren & Lawrence Axelrod, Porter House Museum, Decorah, 4 pm www.porterhousemuseum.org

10. March 24: Join us for Winneshiek Idea House, a live crowd-funding event with local entrepreneurs where everyone is an “investor.” Get inspired and find out more at decorahnow.com/idea-house. Decorah Elk’s Lodge, 5 pm.

11. March 24: Ground-breaking a cappella makes its way to the Driftless with Tonic Sol-fa at Chatfield Center for the Arts. $20 in advance, $25 door. 7:30 pm; www.chatfieldarts.org

December 2016 Calendar!

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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LOOKING FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EVENTS ON THE CALENDARS?
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