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.

A Nativity Experience

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 1:00pm - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 4:00pm

A Nativity Experience will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 230 Clary St. The event will feature more than 300 Nativity sets. Coffee hot cider and Christmas goodies will be served. There is an admission fee. Anyone who has a Nativity set they are willing to share for the event should cont...
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Handbell Choir Festival

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

A Handbell Choir Festival, “Ringing Through the Church Year,” will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the American Lutheran Church in Windom. The concert will feature three area handbell choirs and a handbell duet playing music to celebrate the changing seasons of the church year.
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LOVE Inc Christmas Tree Forst

Tue, 12/02/2014 - Thu, 12/04/2014

The 4th Annual Christmas Tree Forest returns, as presented by Love in the Name of Christ of Worthington. Organizations/businesses provide a decorated Christmas tree with a theme of their choice, with viewing at the First United Methodist Church. Deadline to register is Wednesday, November 12th. Questions or to register, contact Vandenn Krouch at 50...
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Bethlehem Lutheran Church Supper Fundraiser

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The Bethlehem Lutheran Church is hosting a lutefisk and meatball supper on Wednesday, December 3rd from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Lakefield. Cost is $14 in adults, with children under 12 $7. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance by calling Jim at 507-841-0325
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Community Christmas Baskets

Thu, 12/04/2014 - Fri, 12/05/2014

Community Christmas Baskets rely on the support of the community and will be collecting donated items at the American Reformed Church in Worthington on Thursday, December 4th from 8 to 10 a.m. Distribution will be held on Friday, December 5th. For more information or for a list of needed items, contact Janelle at 507-376-5479.
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Historic Dayton House Wine Tasting

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Historic Dayton House invites you for a holiday wine event on Thursday, December 4th at 7 p.m. This event will feature wines from Italy, plus a guest appearance by Todd Vigor. Cost is $20 per person. Purchase tickets at the Worthington Liquor Store to reserve your spot (spots are limited!).
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Monroe Crossing Concert

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Enjoy the best in bluegrass and entertainment with Monroe Crossing on December 4th at the Lauridsen Performing Arts Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for members, $22 for non-members, and $14 for students. Call the box office at 712-332-7029 or go to for ticket information.
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Luverne Winterfest

Fri, 12/05/2014 - Sat, 12/06/2014

Luverne's Winterfest kicks off Friday, December 5th with a puppet show story hour at 10 a.m. at the Library, followed by the display of Festival of Trees from 1-5, wine and beer tasting from 4:30 p.m. to close at the Blue Mound Liquor Store, and a Holiday Jam with the Hegg Brothers at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, enjoy the arts and crafts show from 9 to...
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Holiday Fest

Fri, 12/05/2014 - Sun, 12/07/2014

It's a Candy Land Christmas during the Holiday Fest in Jackson! A holiday gala kicks off Friday evening at 7 p.m. at the Jackson Golf Course, with a full day of events on Saturday. The 6th will feature a gingerbread house contest, ice skating, visit with Santa, free swimming, Christmas bingo, a lighted parade and fireworks.
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WHS Choral Madrigal Dinner

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 12:00pm - 9:00pm

Worthington High School (WHS) choral students will present a madrigal dinner event Saturday, Dec. 6. at BenLee’s Café in downtown Worthington. There will be two shows, one at noon and one at 6 p.m. Choir members will sing and entertain as the audience enjoys a full-service meal. For ticket reservations call 507-727-1173, ext. 3310 by Dec.
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