Posts Tagged: Decorah Public Library

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

April 2018 Calendar!

April 2018! Spring! Hooray! The weather will keep getting nicer and nicer, and we can keep getting out for some fun! Start your planning now with this handy-dandy April 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 April 2018 activities!  In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

12. April 6: The Alaska String Band brings songs and stories from the great North. Decorah Native Paul Zahasky and family play bluegrass and beyond. Tickets $15 at the door. Chase the Adventure, 1838 Middle Calmar Rd – rural Decorah www.alaskastringband.com

13. April 7: Bluegrass with Monroe Crossing in Chatfield at Potter Auditorium. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 door. 7:30 pm concert; 6 pm social hour with food and drink. www.chatfieldarts.org

14. April 10: Dragonfly Books invites you to dinner at Rubaiyat with Charles Belfoure, New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Architect and House of Thieves. 6pm. (563) 382-4275 www.dragonflybooks.com

15. April 13-14: Mid West Music Fest in La Crosse! 50 acts and 6 stages – Funk, Americana, Bluegrass, Indie Rock. Where Music & Community Meet! Ticket info and schedules – midwestmusicfest.org

16. April 14: Hanson Family Juggling & Unicycle Show at Decorah Public Library! Join Mark Hanson, a two-time Guinness World Record holder, his national unicycle champion daughter, and family for stories and fun! 1pm. www.decorah.lib.ia.us

17. DATE CHANGE! April 19 (previously 4/18): Free Reception for Film Historian Michael Zahs. 5:30PM at the Porter House Museum. Zahs was featured in the documentary Saving Brinton – a screening of the film will follow at 7 pm at the Decorah Elks Club as the inaugural event of the Oneota Film Festival. www.porterhousemuseum.org

18. April 19-22: The 9th Annual Oneota Film Festival “Making Connections.” Films, panels, events, and activities for the whole family. For more information, visit: oneotafilmfestival.org

19. April 21: The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds brought to life by Collective Unconscious at Potter Auditorium, Chatfield Center for the Arts. $30 advance, $35 door. www.chatfieldarts.org

20. April 22: Join the Oneota Co-op for their Earth Day Celebration from 5-7pm in Water Street Park. Including local music (Absolute Hoot), local food, & local friends! www.oneotacoop.com

21. April 24: Fearless Women of Dirt (FWD) Ride 5pm + Women’s Night 7-9pm, Decorah Bicycles. New info on Little Bellas Program, social time, and more! fearlesswomenofdirt.com for details.

22. April 27-28: Mid West Music Fest in Winona 70 acts on 7 stages Funk, Americana, Bluegrass, Indie Rock. Where Music and Community Meet! Ticket info and schedules – midwestmusicfest.org

23. DATE CHAGE! 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