Posts Tagged: fun stuff to do in the driftless region

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

April 2019 Calendar!

April 2019! We’re really getting into the spring of things around here! How about you? Let’s get out and have some fun! There’s lots of it to be had – start your planning with this handy-dandy April 2019 calendar (you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

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

6. April 11: The Queen of Bluegrass Rhonda Vincent plays Potter Auditorium, Chatfield Center for the Arts. $29-39 in advance, $+5 at the door. Concert at 7:30pm. www.chatfieldarts.org

7. April 12: Volunteer Fair. Hotel Winneshiek ballroom, Decorah. 2 to 6 p.m. Learn about volunteer opportunities. No obligation. Volunteering enhances quality of life! rsvp@decorah.lib.ia.us or 563-277-5181

8. April 27: Decorah Time Trials Mtn. Bike Race! Since 1990! Long / Short / Kids Courses on technical single track. Entry $30.00 day of – proceeds to park projects. Info: Richard (Deke) Gosen (319) 382-0421 / rgosen@gmail .com or www.decorahmtb.com

9. April 27: Ocean Odyssey: Rays! At the Decorah Public Library (Presented by the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium) – April 27, 2019 at 11 am & 1 pm. A family program, with touch tank, about the unique adaptations of rays and the role they play in the environment. Pre-registration is required at www.decorah.lib.ia.us

 

February 2019 Calendar!

February 2019! We love the month of love! There’s lots of fun to be had – start your planning with this handy-dandy February 2019 calendar (you can download the pdf here). Get out there and rock the rest of this winter! XO, Inspire(d)

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

12. February 6-10: The Frozen River Film Festival engages, educates, and activates our community to become involved in the world through the art of documentary filmmaking. www.frff.org

13. February 9: The Magic of Isaiah “Rocket Into Reading!” – Decorah Public Library: 11:00 am – a family show with lots of audience participation, clean family comedy, magic, and illusions www.decorah.lib.ia.us

14. February 9: Pushing Chain returns to Chatfield’s Chosen Bean stage. Folky-tonk roots music up-close and personal. Limited seating, $20 advance or at the door. 7:30pm performance. www.chatfieldarts.org

15. February 9: Ride your snowmobile to Driftrunner’s Warming Bin near Granger, IA for Charlie’s Chili Feed. Soup available to warm you up. Facebook “Driftrunners Snowmobile Club” for details.

16. February 14: Trempealeau Hotel is back! Serving Thursday through Sunday, music most Thursdays and Saturdays.  Make a reservation for you and your special someone! Sustainable, regional & international menu, including vegetarian delights.  608-534-6898 www.trempealeauhotel.com

COMING UP:

17. March 7-9: 10th OFF-X! 10 Years of the Oneota Film Festival, hosted by Luther College. Become a member today and www.oneotafilmfestival.org