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October 2016 Calendar

October! Get a head start on your fun-planning with this handy-dandy October 2016 calendar (and you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

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

15. October 1: Sena Hanson Memorial 5k Walk/Run/Bike. Proceeds benefit Helping Services Domestic Abuse Resource Center. www.helpingservices.org 1-800-383-2988 10am-1pm $25 adults $10 children – Lunch included!

16. October 1: VEGAS! Elvis tribute concert with Brad Boice. Chatfield Art Center – Potter Auditorium Grand Reopening! Pre-concert Party 5:30. Food, drink, and fun! Concert 7:30 $25/$30/$35 chatfieldcfa.com

17. October 1: An evening of contemporary solo piano with Lisa Downing and Windham Hill recording artist Liz Story. Historic St. Mane Theatre in downtown Lanesboro, MN www.lanesboroarts.org

18. Octbober 6: Taste the Local Harvest at the Oneota Co-op. Meet local producers, sample local products: 4:30-6:30pm. Free. www.oneotacoop.com

19. October 7: Anna Carlson, 2015 Emerging Artist Exhibit Best of Show, takes over the ArtHaus gallery with her first ever solo show. Opening reception, 6-8 pm. On display through November 18. arthausdecorah.org

20. October 7-9: 19th Annual Northeast Iowa Artists’ Studio Tour! 52 Artists at 40 locations – all within 40 miles of Decorah! Self-driving. Scenic. Free. Daily 10-5. www.iowaarttour.com

21. October 7-9: Fall Foliage Weekend, Harmony MN. Fall City Wide Garage Sales, Fall Foliage Tour maps, tours of Niagara Cave, Amish Tours, Amish Farmers Markets & more. www.exploreharmony.com

22. October 8: Hawk Watch! Celebrate migrating raptors found along the Mississippi Flyway. Free live raptor programs, activities, banding stations. Driftless Area Wetlands Centre, Marquette, IA www.driftlessareawetlandcentre.com

23. October 8: Peter Ostroushko and Dean McGraw perform at the Chatfield Center for the Arts Chosen Bean Concert Series. 7:30 PM. $20. Concessions, beer and wine. chosenbeanconcerts.org

24. October 14: Michelle Cox reads from “A Girl Like You,” Dragonfly Books. 1930s Chicago with diverse neighborhoods, eclectic residents, and its seedy side. Friday, 7pm. www.dragonflybooks.com/events

25. October 15: Lidtke Mill Harvest Festival 4-8pm. Ghost Tours of Old Town Adults $5/Children $3 Craft Show & soup supper at the Lime Springs Community Building

26. October 15: Harvest Festival at Seed Savers Exchange, 12-4pm. Soup cook-off, pumpkin carving, garlic workshop, cider pressing, workshops on food preservation and seed saving +more. www.seedsavers.org

27. October 18: Live music with Paul Lawrence and special guests at ArtHaus. Doors open 6:30 pm, show at 7 pm. Tickets $8/$5 students, available in advance at arthausdecorah.org or night of.

28. October 22: Haunted Harmony. Visit Fillmore Central’s Monster Bash Haunted House, 5K Zombie Crawl, costume contests, lantern tours at Niagara Cave & more! Follow Monster Bash on Facebook.

29. October 29: Oneota Valley Community Orchestra Season 3 Premier featuring Miko Kominami on piano in “Rhapsody in Blue.” Also works by Bernstein, Copland. Deceorah HS Auditorium, 7:30pm www.ovcorchestra.org

September 2016 Calendar!

September! Get a head start on your fun-planning with this handy-dandy September 2016 calendar (and you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

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

1. September 3: Seed Savers Tomato Tasting, 1-4pm. Taste dozens of varieties of heirloom tomatoes & vote for your favorite. Workshops & Salsa contest. www.seedsavers.org

2. September 3: A Peculiar Costume Party-Dragonfly Books! Celebrate Loop Day. Dress as your favorite peculiar; partake of peculiar games; a peculiar photo booth. 6:30pm. www.dragonflybooks.com/events

3. September 10: Root River Trail Towns Taste of the Trail! Experience a taste of Lanesboro, Peterson & Whalen while you pedal your way through the beauty of Bluff Country! 10am-3pm www.rootrivertrail.org

4. September 13: Award-winning author Cheri Register reads from The Big Marsh: The Story of a Lost Landscape. An environmental history of southeast Minnesota. 7:30pm. www.dragonflybooks.com/events

5. September 17: Root River Trail Towns Taste of the Trail! Experience a taste of Harmony, Preston & Fountain while you pedal your way through the beauty of Bluff Country! 10am-3pm www.rootrivertrail.org

6. September 17: Chosen Bean Concert Series presents Drew Nelson, 7:30pm, Chatfield Center for the Arts $20. Storytelling songwriter Americana, roots-rock and traditional folk. More info www.chatfieldcfa.com

7. September 19: New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger returns for a 5:30pm ticketed evening of dining/ conversation; followed by a 7:30pm free author talk. www.dragonflybooks.com/events

8. September 22: Dragonfly Books hosts Kali VanBaale with her new book The Good Divide. Kali will share her stories and talk about writing, 7:00pm www.dragonflybooks.com/events

9. September 22: It’s an ArtHaus Poetry Slam sponsored by Dragonfly Books, 8:30 pm at the Elks Lodge. $5/$3 students. Slammers needed, signup online arthausdecorah.org

10. September 23-24: Luther College Writers Festival on Luther’s Campus. Readings, craft lectures, and panels with some of our most celebrated authors. www.luther.edu/writers-festival

11. September 24: Decorah Rotary Club’s annual Loop de Loop, 5k/10k walk run and Half-Marathon on the Trout Run Trail. Challenge yourself in the beatiful hills of Decorah. www.decorahrotary.org

12. September 24: Root River Trail Towns Taste of the Trail! Experience a taste of Rushford, Rushford Village & Houston while you pedal your way through the beauty of Bluff Country! 10am-3pm www.rootrivertrail.org

13. September 24: Water Street Music Series and Oneota Co-op: Oktoberfest. Local brews and regional bands on the 300 block of Water St. – Decorah. 5-10 p.m. Ticket info – www.wsmsdecorah.org

14. September 30. Oneota Valley Community Orchestra fundraiser “A Symphony Sampler” – an elegant evening of live music, delicious food and drink. Visit www.ovcorchestra.org for ticket information and details.

 

August 2016 Calendar!

August! Get a head start on your fun-planning with this handy-dandy August 2016 calendar (and you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

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

30. August 4: Get a sneak peek of the Northeast Iowa Studio Tour with the opening of Preview at ArtHaus,7-9pm. Sponsored by Thrivent Financial, Decorah Area Team. www.arthausdecorah.com

31. August 12: Lillesøster Butikken 4th Anniversary Sale & Soiree! 9am – 8pm. Storewide discounts, door prizes, free gift with $40 purchase, and more! Entertainment & refreshments from 6-8 pm.

32. August 12: Powerful lineup of female singer / songwriters, Brianna Lane, Sara Routh, and Jeni Grouws, in the ArtHaus Courtyard, 516 West Water Street, presented by ArtHaus. 7-10pm. www.arthausdecorah.org

33. August 13: Jeff White opens for national country artists Olivia Dvorak & Kenny Hass, Trempealeau Hotel, 7pm. Come on down, y’all, for a foot stomping good time. $10 www.trempealeauhotel.com

34. August 20: Free Event: Community Appreciation Day, Seed Savers Exchange, August 20. Farm tours throughout the day and old-time barn dance in the evening.  www.seedsavers.org/community-day

35. August 24: Wisconsin author Blair Braverman at Dragonfly Books, 7pm. “Welcome to the Goddamn IceCube,” memoir about living in stark Northern landscapes. 112W Water, Downtown Decorah. www.dragonflybooks.com/event

36. August 27: Cooking w/Heirlooms, Seed Savers Exchange. August 27, 11am-12pm. (12:15 tour) $5/members free: Taste family heirloom recipes, make heritage vegetable salads w/vegetables fresh from SSE gardens.

37. August 27: Mason Jennings benefit concert under the stars at Seed Savers Exchange Heritage Farm. Gates open 5pm, concert begins 7pm. Tickets $25 online, $30 at gate.

COMING UP:

38. September 17: The fourth annual Winona Rotary RIDE THE RIDGES takes bicyclists through the most scenic areas in Southeastern Minnesota. Choose one of four routes. Each has spectacular views. www.ridetheridges.info