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October 2015 Calendar

It’s fall! Whew – where is the time going? Get a head start on your fun-planning with this handy-dandy October 2015 calendar (and you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)


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

13. October 2-3: Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement’s 40th Birthday Bash! Get inspired by Rev. William Barber, Jim Hightower and other big-name thinkers/doers. Oct 2-3, Des Moines,

14. October 2-4: 18th Annual Northeast Iowa Artists’ Studio Tour. 55 Artists at 42 locations – all within 35 miles of Decorah! Most Artists ever – Free! Daily 10-5.

15. October 3: WitchFest at The Rustic Corner. Put on a pointy hat and enjoy a day of shopping in Charles City. Go to for details!

16. October 4: Farm fest at Prairie’s Edge Farm! Join us for hay rides, critters, cider pressing and more at Prairie’s Edge Farm. Meat and more for sale. 10am-4pm. 1206 150th Street Castalia

17. October 5-9: Scenes of the Driftless: A Community Art Exhibit at ArtHaus, Open to all to submit for free, Dropoff Oct 5-9, Reception October 9 from 6-8pm, On display through Nov 20,

18. October 9-11: New Albin Library quilt show. Over 200 quilted items on display. Antique section, vendors, demonstrations, and more. New Albin Community Center. $5 Admission. More info 563-544-4325

19. October 21: Witchy Wednesday Wine Down – 4pm to 8pm at The Rustic Corner, Charles City. Get uncorked with a Halloween flair! More info at

20. October 23: Dubious Cowgirls duo at High Court Pub in Lanesboro, MN with food and drink specials to kickoff Lanesboro Girls Day Out weekend.

21. October 24: Girls Day Out Lanesboro, MN featuring the band Drinkwine with Friends. Shop all day, dance the night away! Like us on facebook: Girls Day Out Lanesboro.

22. October 24: OboeBass! Concert. Award-winning Vecchione/Erdahl classical duo: Engaging audiences with folksong, jazz, tango and literary inspirations. St. Mane Theatre, Lanesboro, MN. $15/$12.

23. October 30: Cringe Night presented by ArtHaus, Hosted by June Melby. Friday, October 30 at 508 W Water St. Doors open at 6:30pm, event starts at 7pm. $5

Wheekend! June 25-28, 2015


How is it already the end of June?!? The fun keeps rolling for #wheekends in the Driftless. June 25-28, 2015 is set with live music, fun kids activities, farmers markets, awesome theater and more. Get out and enjoy, friends!

Thursday, June 25:
Tall Tale Heroes, Decorah Public Library, 9-12-year-olds, 1:30 pm

Green Drinks, Java John’s, Decorah, 5:15 pm

Lawn Chair Night – Lutheran Summer Music, Winneshiek County Courthouse, Decorah, 7 pm

Organizational Meeting for Decorah Fast Fiber, Good Shepherd Church, Decorah, 7 pm

Friday, June 26:
IPTV’s Dan Wardell, Decorah Public Library, Decorah, 10 and 11 am

Friday Night Live Farmers Market, Driftless Area Wetlands Centre, Marquette, IA, 4-7 pm

On Bike and In Concert: Paul Doffing, ArtHaus Courtyard, Decorah, 7 pm

Great River Shakespeare Festival’s Much Ado About Nothing Opening Party featuring The Old Fashioneds, Winona, 7:30 pm

Ali and the Scoundrels and Dang Ol’ Tri’ole, Ed’s (no name) Bar, Winona, 9 pm, FREE

The Last Revel, The Haymarket, Decorah, 10 pm

Saturday, June 27:
Winneshiek Farmers Market, Decorah, 8-11am

Kitchen Science Lab for Kids, Oneota Co-op Kitchen Classroom, Decorah, 3-5 pm

Ian Hilmer’s Drivestation, Ed’s (no name) Bar, Winona, 9 pm

Sunday, June 28:
FWD Movement Sunday Ride! Ride with rad women – all riders from beginner to experienced are invited to check out Decorah mountain bike trails. 5 pm. Registration online!

All Wheekend:
New Minowa Players present Les Miserables, Decorah High School auditorium

Laura Days! Burr Oak, Iowa

Great River Shakespeare Festival’s WOW Weekend (Will’s Opening Weekend)