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.

Legislative Breakfast

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 7:00am - 9:00am

A listening session legislative breakfast will be held Friday, April 18th at the Worthington Hickory Lodge beginning at 7 a.m. Reservations can be made by calling the Chamber at 507-372-2919. Cost is just $7.50 to cover breakfast. Invited to attend are Senator Bill Weber, Representative Rod Hamilton and Representative Joe Schomacker.
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Annual Good Friday Passion Play

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:00pm - 11:00pm

The Osceola County Ministerial Association invites you to experience the 30th Annual Good Friday Passion Play on Friday, April 18th. Three different performances will be held at the Sibley-Ocheyedan High School Auditorium, at 5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets are free and may be reserved by calling 712-754-3715. Group ticket requests are also avail...
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National Park Service Junior Ranger Day

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 8:00am - 4:30pm

Families are invited to National Park Service Junior Ranger Day on Saturday, April 19th from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Come enjoy the cultural history in the museum and natural beauty of the prairie landscape on a scenic walking trail. Children can participate in the Junior Ranger activities, which includes a scavenger hunt. For more information call 507...
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Easter Egg Hunt

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am

The Rushmore Booster Club is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th from 10 to 11:30 AM at the Rushmore School Gym. The event is free and open to kids Nursery - 6th Grade. Bring your basket!
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Annual Indoor Optimist and Hyvee Easter Egg Hunt

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

The Annual Indoor Optimist and Hyvee Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Prairie Elementary School on Saturday, April 19th at 10 a.m., with doors opening at 9:45 a.m. Prizes will be given away, with photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny! This is open to youth 3rd grade and under (youth must be accompanied by an adult).
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Easter Egg Hunt

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Lake Shetek State Park is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt at the Zuya Center from 1 to 3 p.m. Over 1500 eggs will be hidden! Be sure to bring your basket.
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Little Rock Fire & Rescue Fundraiser

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The Little Rock Fire & Rescue is hosting a steak supper fundraiser on Saturday, April 19th at the Little Rock Fire Hall. Serving goes from 5 to 7 p.m. and includes ribeye steak, baked potatoes, vegetables, rolls, steak toppings, and a beverage. Price is $15 per plate and proceeds go towards a new fire truck.
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Salute to Women Banquet

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

You are invited to the 42nd Annual Salute to Women Banquet on Monday, April 21st, 2014 at the Worthington Event Center. Cost is $27.00 per person. 5:30 p.m. Social, 6:00 p.m. Meal (catered by BenLee’s) and 7:00 p.m. Entertainment. The entertainment this year will be guest speaker Holly Hoffman, from the television series, Survivor – Nicaragua.
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NCHS Open Forums

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Nobles County Historical Society (NCHS) has scheduled a series of open forums to discuss how the Society and local residents can best work together to preserve their community's unique heritage. The meetings will be on Monday, April 21, at 7 p.m. at Wilmont City Hall, Tuesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. at Ellsworth Fire Hall, Thursday, April 24, at 7...
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VIBE Open House

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Virtual Instruction by Excellence (VIBE) will be hosting an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Worthington Alternative Learning Center (ALC), 117 11th Ave. The event is an opportunity to learn more about the VIBE K-12 online public school option. For more information, visit the VIBE website at www.isd518.net/vibe, or call ALC Principal Nate...
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