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July 2016 Calendar!

July! Get a head start on your fun-planning with this handy-dandy July 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!

18. July 1: Step back in time to 1899. Costumed guides portray residents and their daily life. Where real history happened! Historic Forestville – rural Preston, MN. Open through Labor Day: Thur- Sun $6-$8, 507-765-2785, forestville@mnhs.org.

19. July 1: Them Coulee Boys release their brand new CD at the Trempealeau Hotel, 8pm. The swinging gals of Seasaw open for the masters of “punk-grass”. www.trempealeauhotel.com

20. July 2: Weed Dating, Seed Savers Exchange: July 2, 1-4pm, ages 18+: Lend a hand during this gardening field day. Dig up weeds, uncover friendships. Register www.seedsavers.org/events

21. July 3: ‘Art on the Green’ outside the Harmony Visitor Center. 1-6pm. A celebration of local arts and crafts with live music by Tom Schramm from 3-6pm. More info  www.exploreharmony.com

22. July 4: Independence Day Celebration in Harmony, MN! Grand Parade 3pm, Jim Busta Band 4-7pm, Food, Games, Beer Tent, Fireworks & more. Visit www.exploreharmony.com for more info.

23. July 14: Root Note DJ Night with DJ Eddie Baby and Rumpshaker! The Root Note – Great taps, coffee, and crepes – 115 4th St. South, downtown La Crosse www.facebook.com/theRootNote

24. July 15: Conference& Campout, Seed Savers Exchange: July 15-17. Workshops, barn dance, taste trials, keynotes Aaron Keefer, Rowan White, Carol Deppe, Glen Roberts, Dr.David Shields. Register: www.seedsavers.org/conference

25. July 23: Trempealeau Hotel presents Howard Luedtke and Dave Rogers Birthday Bash with Nick Foytik Band opening – celebration of two of the areas most prolific blues guitarists. www.trempealeauhotel.com

26. July 23: Mike Munson shakes down the Root Note with his folk blues sound. 8:45pm. Great taps, coffee, and crepes – 115 4th St. South, downtown La Crosse. www.facebook.com/theRootNote

27. July 28: Summer Art Fair, July 28-30, with ArtHaus. Local artists, loads of talent, two spaces, 3 days, your opportunity to shop handmade. Details www.arthausdecorah.org 

28. July 30: Mankwe Ndosi celebrates influences from Jazz and African legacies, Hip Hop and Soul, performance art, theater, and improvisation. St. Mane Theatre, Lanesboro, MN www.lanesboroarts.org

29. July 30: Dirk Quinn Band at the Trempealeau Hotel. High energy funk/jazz from Philadelphia. Impossible to describe this insanity, but a must hear! www.trempealeauhotel.com

June 2016 Calendar!

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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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!

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

May 2016 Calendar!

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

May2016_calendarLOOKING FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EVENTS ON THE CALENDARS?
Check out these great spring activities!  In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

32. May 1: Illika & Ward duo play the Hotel Winneshiek Lobby, 6:00pm, Full bar & menu available in a great atmosphere! 104 E. Water St, Downtown Decorah – www.hotelwinn.com

33. May 1-31: Decorah Bicycles presents a Decorah Human Powered Trails fundraiser! Stop in to be entered into a prize drawing for 3 great prizes! All proceeds go to local trail maintenance and DHPT!

34. May 7: Heritage Plant Sale, Seed Savers Exchange: Discover rare family heirlooms & historic commercial varieties of flowers, vegetables, and fruit trees + garden tools & more. seedsavers.org

35. May 8: Daniel Kase plays the Hotel Winneshiek Lobby, 6:00pm, Full bar & menu available in a great atmosphere! 104 E. Water St, Downtown Decorah – www.hotelwinn.com

36. May 14: Trempealeau Hotel REGGAE FEST! Caribbean food, music, vibe, and crafts. 2pm -11pm. Let TUGG, DJ Trichrome (and others) transport you to an irie place. www.trempealeauhotel.com

37. May 28: Trempealeau Hotel Presents – FATTENIN’ FROGS! Gritty, soulful, and always danceable, think Davina and the Vagabonds meets Howlin’ Wolf. Come on out, sing, dance, and clap along! www.trempealeauhotel.com

COMING UP:

38. June 4: Hit the trails with the Driftless Discovery Trail Run, Van Peenan Park, Decorah. Little Drifters 1 mile 9am start, 5k, 10k on single track trails. Advance registration www.ddtr.us or www.active.com

39. June 4: Trempealeau Hotel JAMBALAYA JAMBOREE! Swamp Kings, Copper Box, and Dwayne Dopsie bring the southern end of the Mississippi to the North. Cajun food, BAM! www.trempealeauhotel.com

40. June 24: Register Now for ‘The Way of Tea’ with Master Zhongxian Wu 7:00-8:30 p.m. $20.00 Acupuncture Center Decorah 309 W. Broadway, Decorah – info@acupuncturecenterdecorah.com 563 382-9309

41. June 25-26: Qigong Workshop with Master Zhongxian Wu – Register now! 10am-5pm both days, Yoga Room Decorah 110 Washington St. $250.00 Early/$295.00 Regular info@acupuncturecenterdecorah.com 563 382-9309