Posts Tagged: Decorah Public Library

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

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