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.

Bigelow Swampy Days

Fri, 07/31/2015 - Sat, 08/01/2015

The 15th Annual Bigelow Swampy Days will be held Friday and Saturday, July 31st and August 1st. On Friday, it's the horseshoe tournament in the park (limit 24 teams) starting at 6:30 p.m. To register, call 683-2297. Enjoy supper in the park as well, plus bingo. Saturday, the volleyball tournament kicks off at 8 a.m., with games in the park for all...
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Annual Farmers Appreciation Days

Fri, 07/31/2015 - Sun, 08/02/2015

The 31st Annual Farmers Appreciation Days will start the weekend with golf fun night at the Silver Lake Country Club. Saturday starts with a 5K walk/run and parade plus a noon meal, slow pitch softball tournament, vendor and craft booths. Sunday is the tractor ride and supper. More information and registration forms can be found at www.lakeparkia.c...
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End-O-Line Railroad Park and Museum Open House

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

End-O-Line Railroad Park and Museum will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 1 at 440 North Mill Street in Currie. The open house is free and open to the public. The buildings at the park will be open to tour, there are working model railroad displays and vintage railroad cars that will be open as well.
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Annual Prairie Winds Steak Fry

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

The 8th Annual Prairie Winds Steak Fry is right around the corner, on Monday, August 3rd at the Heron Lake Community Center starting at 5 p.m. Adding to the mouthwatering grilled steak dinner are the live and silent auctions, a wine wall for an exciting chance to try something new, door prizes and music by the group SugarLoom.
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Worthington Okabena Windsurfers, Inc. Annual Meeting

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm

The Worthington Okabena Windsurfers, Inc. Board of Directors cordially invites you to the 2015 Worthington Okabena Windsurfers, Inc. Annual Meeting. The event has been scheduled for Monday, August 3, 2015 at the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, 1121 Third Avenue, starting at 5:15 p.m. All members of Worthington Okabena Windsurfers, Inc. are ur...
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WPD Night to Unite

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

From 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4 at Pioneer Village, the Worthington Police Department will host a local Night to Unite event that is free and open to the public. There will be food, a bouncy house, face painting by the Southwest Crisis Center, lots of door prizes, free children’s ID kits and reflectors and entertainment by DJ Barry Roberts.
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Estate Planning Workshop

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 9:30am - 1:30pm

CLA Estate Services is hosting a FREE Estate Planning Workshop Wednesday, August 5th from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Travelodge in Worthington (2015 Humiston Ave., Worthington, MN 56187). The workshop will provide valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning.
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Nelson Family Benefit

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The Manna Food Pantry Board is sponsoring a benefit for the Jeff Nelson Family in Honor of Sandy Nelson on Thursday, August 6th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Westminster Presbyterian Church. Pork sandwiches, baked beans, corn and beverages will be served.
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Minnesota West Bluejay 5 Person Scramble

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

The Minnesota West Bluejay 5 Person Scramble will be held on Saturday, August 8th at the Worthington Country Club. 10:00 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $70.00 per person or $350 per team. Entry includes: green fees, cart, meal, door prizes and hole prizes! To save a spot for your team please call Moz Hayenga at 507-360-7817 or email at Rosalie.hayenga...
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Murray County Fair

Mon, 08/10/2015 - Sat, 08/15/2015

The Murray County Fair gets underway this Monday with the 4-H and special photography exhibits. Wednesday, enjoy several historical presentations throughout the day plus the two-day Lumberjack show both Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Get into the action and participate in the local "backseat driver" competition Thursday evening.
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