Area Events

Below is a listing of all upcoming events in the southwest Minnesota/northwest Iowa area. Please click an item title to view more information about the event.

Community Connect

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

The Community Concerns, Housing, Homeless and Hunger Committee is sponsoring its second Community Connect event from 3-6 p.m. Thursday in the American Reformed Church gymnasium, located at 1720 North Burlington in Worthington. The event is designed for local individuals experiencing economic hardships to connect with community services and support.
Read more

Eclipse Viewing Party

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:00pm - 6:15pm

Minnesota West Community & Technical College will host an eclipse viewing party on the afternoon of Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. on the southeast campus lawn, near the intersection of Thompson and Lexington Avenues. Join us at the eclipse viewing party to see the moon partially block the Sun as seen from Minnesota.
Read more

Worthington Relay For Life Fundraiser

Fri, 10/24/2014 - Sat, 10/25/2014

Sanford Worthington Relay For Life Team Spotlight Children’s Photo Sessions will be held the afternoon of October 24 and all day October 25, 2014 at the hospital. Cost is only $10 and you get a storyboard free (valued at $89). Other portrait packages available for purchase. For more information and/or to buy tickets, call (507) 372-3305.
Read more

Windom's Haunted Sghoul House

Fri, 10/24/2014 - Sat, 10/25/2014

It's Windom's Haunted Sghoul House at 1012 5th Avenue, featuring the scariest haunted house around (PG 13 rating). Enter 6 levels of horror at your own risk! Cost is $10 per person. For ticket information, contact the Windom BARC. The Haunted House will be open October 24-25 and October 30-November 1st.
Read more

Artist Reception

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Minnesota West Community & Technical College will be hosting an Artist Reception for Annie O’Fallon from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, October 24th in the lobby of the Center for Performing and Fine Arts. Refreshments will be served. For more information please contact Leah Gossom by email at or by phone at 507-372-3492
Read more

YMCA Halloween Family Night

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Worthington YMCA will celebrate "Halloween Family Night" at the YMCA on Friday, October 24th from 6 to 8 p.m. Activities include inflatables, Halloween walking tacos and treats, family swim, carnival games, face painting, family Halloween photos and more.
Read more

PEBC's Halloween Hike

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm

The Prairie Ecology Bus Center's Halloween Hike returns for another year on Friday, October 24th from 8 to 9:30 p.m. The hike, guided by the PEBC’s naturalists, will include night vision tricks, sniff tests, stealth maneuvering and other tactics. Please wear proper clothing and hiking shoes. To register, call 507-662-5064 or email marilyn@eclogybus...
Read more

PVM Nursing Home Bake Sale

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm

The PVM Nursing Home bake sale will be held Saturday, October 25th at the Ellsworth High School from 8 to 2 p.m. (Same day, time and place as the Fall Bazaar and Band Fundraiser). Come support a number of different organizations in one location! Questions, call Jan at 507-967-2523.
Read more

Halloween Party

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

You're invited to an all-ages Halloween Party in Currie at the Grand Opening of the White Space (a new multi-use space for special events) on Saturday, October 25th from 3 to 6 p.m. Enjoy all-ages activities, such as costume contests, party pictures, games and prizes, caricature drawings and more!
Read more

"A Tribute to the Eagles"

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Fabulous Armadillos and Collective Unconscious present a Tribute to the Eagles on Saturday, October 25th at the Worthington Memorial Auditorium. Music starts at 7:30 p.m.! All seats are reserved - cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door, with children or college students $10 or $15 at the door.
Read more