Posts Tagged: Decorah Public Library

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

July 2019 Calendar!

July is here! This is truly the thick of summer! County fairs, outdoor music, farmers markets… start your planning with this handy-dandy July 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 July 2019 activities! In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

14: July 4: Come join in the Pulpit to Pulpit 5K & 1 Mile 4th of July run! 8:30am 5K & 1 mile start from Pulpit Rock Park in Decorah, festivities and refreshments at the brewery after! Pre-reg @ runsignup.com

15. July 4: Harmony’s 4th of July Celebration – Join us for a full day of fun – Jim Busta Band featuring Mollie B., Games, Food, Grand Parade @ 3pm, and FIREWORKS! More info at www.exploreharmony.com

16. July 5-6: Luna Valley Farm is open Fourth of July weekend! Wood fired pizza, drinks, and community – Friday and Saturday night from 4-8pm. www.lunavalleyfarm.com

17. July 8: Wilderman’s Treetop Tales with Chad Elliott @ DPL! Think Shel Silverstein with more color and a song album! Iowa singer, songwriter, artist, and author performs for the entire family. 1:30 pm – www.decorah.lib.ia.us

18. July 13: 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

19. July 13: Come to Viroqua for the Driftless Music Festival! Eclectic mix of music under the trees of Eckhart Park in Viroqua. 1pm-10pm FREE admission – driftlessmusicfestival.com

20. July 15: Digital Planetarium @ DPL! Bring the family to lie down under the stars and learn all about the constellations in the night sky with Lilly Jensen from Winneshiek County Conservation. 1:30 pm – 4 pm (5 seatings) www.decorah.lib.ia.us

21. July 19-20: La Crosse Storytelling Festival. New digs; new date. Join us for the STORIES at the Pump House. www.lacrossestoryfest.com

22. July 20: Decorah’s Ridiculous Day! Enjoy downtown sidewalk sales! Many of your favorite retailers will be offering ridiculous savings on clothing, gifts, accessories, and more. www.decorahareachamber.com

23. July 22: David Casas Magic @ DPL! Prepare to be amazed by mind-blowing magic, hilarious family-friendly comedy, and plenty of audience interaction! 1:30 pm. www.decorah.lib.ia.us

June 2019 Calendar!

It’s June! Helllooooo, summer! You know there’s lots of fun on the docket – start your planning with this handy-dandy June 2019 calendar (you can download the pdf here).  XO, Inspire(d)

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

1. June 1: The Hanson Family Show @ DPL! Kick off summer at the Library with a high-energy family show featuring storytelling, juggling, and unicycling. Juggling lessons and super-cool skill toys! 11am, www.decorah.lib.ia.us

2. June 1 – 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.

3. June 2: Register now to Run Iowa’s Most Scenic Half Marathon in Lansing, IA. Takes place on Great River Road National Scenic Byway, October 12, 2019. Relay and 5k options. www.thedriftlesshalfmarathon.com

4. June 7: Come enjoy Guttenberg’s River of Music (ROM), EVERY Friday evening, 6-8 pm, Ingleside Park Bandstand, along the Mississippi River. www.guttenbergiowa.net

5. June 12: Ocean Odyssey: Sharks! Learn about these astonishing creatures and get your hands wet! The National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium is bringing its traveling touch tank to the Decorah library. 11 am & 1 pm. PreReg @ www.decorah.lib.ia.us

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

7. June 15: Oneota Co-op Grand Re-opening Celebration! 11 am to 6 pm. Food. Fun. Music. Demos. Kids activities 11-2. Giveaways. And check out our remodeled store! www.oneotacoop.com

8. June 15: Art in the Park festival in Lanesboro! 90+ artist booths, live music, craft beer, food vendors & art activities! Saturday, June 15, 10am – 5 pm. LanesboroArts.org

9. June 16: Father’s Day Pizza! Celebrate the fathers in your life with wood fired pizza at Luna Valley Farm. (P.S. we also serve wine, beer and cider!) Open 11:30am-2pm, www.lunavalleyfarm.com

10. June 18: Absolute Science @ DPL! Explore the world of science through amazingly fun demonstrations and awesome experiments! This is a Decorah Library program for the whole family. 1pm – www.decorah.lib.ia.us

11. June 21–22: 60-Mile Garage Sale – Multi Community Garage Sales in Preston, Harmony, Fountain, Lanesboro, Peterson, Whalan, Rushford, Rushford Village & Houston. More Info at rootrivertrail.org

12. June 22: The Dead Horses are returning to Luna Valley Farm on Saturday, June 22nd for an evening of music under the summer solstice moon. Info/Tickets: www.lunavalleyfarm.com/events

13. June 29 – Group bike ride at 10am in Lanesboro with musician & outdoor advocate Ben Weaver, followed by a screening of his new documentary adventure film at 7pm. LanesboroArts.org