June! Get a head start on your fun-planning with this handy-dandy June 2016 calendar (and you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)
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Check out these great summer activities! In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!
1. June 1: 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: Berry Bluff is NE Iowa’s fresh new U-pick Strawberry patch! Just NE of Cresco, check out www.berrybluff.com or facebook ‘Berry Bluff’ for picking dates and times.
3. June 3: Celebrate the unveiling of POLLINATE, featuring art from across the community at ArtHaus, 508 W Water. Reception June 3, 6-8pm, displayed through July 21. Free! www.arthausdecorah.org
4. June 4: Garden Ecosystem workshop, Seed Savers Exchange: Healthy plants start with a healthy environment. Improve soil quality, manage pests& promote pollinators: 11am-12pm, Register online: www.seedsavers.org/events
5. June 4: The Root Note presents Madison Comedy Night! 9pm. Great taps, coffee, and crepes. 115 4th St. South, downtown La Crosse. www.facebook.com/theRootNote
6. June 11-12: Civil War Re-enactment – Allamakee County’s Thunder in the Park! Battles, demos, activities daily at Waukon City Park. Dance Saturday night. Visit us on Facebook!
7. June 15: Minnesota author Peter Geye reads from “Wintering” at Dragonfly Books, 7:00pm. Stunning novel, set in northern wilderness. Dragonfly Books: 112W Water St, Downtown Decorah. www.dragonflybooks.com/event
8. June 17: Two of Scandinavia’s finest musicians, Harald Haugaard & Antti JÄRVELÄ the master fiddler from Denmark and the amazing multi-instrumentalist from Finland, come together to explore an uncommon repertoire of folk music. www.vesterheim.org/events
9. June 18: Breakfast on the Farm 8:30am – Noon at Iowa’s Dairy Center, Calmar, IA. Including: wholesome breakfast, dairy tours, and more! On-site parking available, donations are appreciated. www.iowadairycenter.com
10. June 18: Manchester (IA) 2nd Annual Let it Flow Riverfest! 10am-8pm, Play boating & safety demos, open boating, Dave Zollo & the Body Electric at 4pm, Shelly Memorial Park, facebook.com/ManchesterWhiteWaterPark
11. June 19: “Art in the Park” Father’s Day festival; over 90 artist booths, live music, food and craft beer vendors, and family activities. Sylvan Park, Lanesboro, MN www.lanesboroarts.org
12. June 21: South Dakota author Jerry Nelson, “Dear County Agent Guy: Calf Pulling, Husband Training, and Other Curious Dispatches from a Midwestern Dairy Farmer” at Dragonfly Books, 7 pm.www.dragonflybooks.com/event
13. June 24-26: Triple festival weekend in Winona. Dixieland Jazz Festival featuring Delfeayo Marsali, opening weekend for MN Beethoven Festival and Great River Shakespeare Festival. www.visitwinona.com
14. June 24-25: Root River Trail Towns 60 Mile Garage Sale! Shop garage sales in 9 SE MN communities along the Root River Bike Trail. More info at www.rootrivertrail.org
15. June 25: New Minowa Players presents Fiddler on the Roof, June 25-27 at Decorah High School Auditorium. Tickets and more information at www.newminowaplayers.org or call Sheryl 563-379-5738
16. June 25: Gala opening performance of “The Three Musketeers” at the Commonweal Theatre. The swashbuckling classic plays through October 24 in downtown Lanesboro. Visit www.commonwealtheatre.org
17. June 26 through July 24: Music to the ears: Lutheran Summer Music will present 50+ free concerts and recitals at Luther College June 26 through July 24. Complete concert calendar at www.lutheransummermusic.org