Events Calendar

Keep up to date on local events in our area communities and be sure to submit your events below as well!

Breakfast Fundraiser and Silent Auction

Lake Benton Community & Event Center 114 Center St S, Lake Benton, MN, United States

The Lions Club is having a Breakfast Fundraiser and Silent Auction on September 24th. They will be serving breakfast from 9:00 AM -12:30 PM at the Lake Benton Community and Event Center. There will be pancakes, french toast, eggs, sausage, toast, coffee, and milk. Net breakfast proceeds will go towards Lynn Meyer’s medical expenses. Lynn was recently diagnosed with stage 3 metastatic ovarian cancer and is scheduled to begin chemotherapy on August 10th. Lynn’s Go Fund Me page:  

St. Anne’s Church – Wabasso, Fall Festival

St Annes Church - Wabasso 950 North St, Wabasso, MN, United States

Join us Sunday, September 24th  at St. Anne's church in Wabasso for our fall festival. Starting with mass at 10 a.m., turkey dinner with trimmings will then be served from 11am to 1pm. Take-out tickets available at the meal ticket table. For deliveries within Wabasso, call 507-530-0784. Turkey Dinner cost: Adults | $15 | Ages 4-11 | $8 | Under 3 | Free. Homemade apple and pumpkin pie or assorted desserts available! Hot dog/pop/beer stand, bingo, games, silent auction, and country store available from 11am-1pm. Raffle tickets will be available for sale during the dinner with the Raffle Drawing at 1:00 [...]


Carol Dunker Cancer Benefit

The Caboose 1045 Craig Ave, Tracy, MN, United States

Join in the fight to support Carol Dunker, a Boxcar Liquor employee, in her battle against stage 4 triple negative breast cancer! September 24th from 11:00 a.m. - 1 p.m. at The Caboose in Tracy will be will be a charity event to help Carol. The event will feature a silent auction along with a free will donation meal accompanied by live cello music provided by Sam Obel. For more information contact Jan Arvizu at 507-828-8029 or Tam Schans at 507-626-0675.

Age-Friendly 2023 Minnesota Trends & Innovation Conference

Join us for this unique opportunity to gather, hear inspiring trends in aging from national experts, and share your insights on key questions to inform how a 10-year state plan could address the regional challenges and solutions needed to help us achieve an Age-Friendly Minnesota. September 27th & 28th 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. will be the 2023 Trends & Innovation Virtual Conference. The Conference will be a great opportunity to learn more about aging trends and innovations that age-friendly partners are planning or currently implementing across Minnesota in communities of every size. Each day the Conference features a morning keynote, [...]


Age-Friendly Minnesota 2023 Regional Exchange

Marshall Adult Community Center 107 S. 4th Street, Marshall, Minnesota, United States

Join us for this unique opportunity to gather in-person, hear inspiring trends in aging from national experts, and share your insights on key questions to inform how a 10-year state plan could address the regional challenges and solutions needed to help us achieve an Age-Friendly Minnesota. September 29th from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Adult Community Center in Marshall, the 2023 Regional Exchange will be a truly unique opportunity to discuss key topics in dynamic break-out sessions that will help shape the future. Be a part of building a Minnesota for all ages and abilities! 8:30- 9:00 a.m. is [...]


2023 Meander Art Crawl

The Land Stewardship Project invites you to the 2023 Meander Art Crawl Sept. 29th 12pm - 6pm, Sept 30th 9am - 6pm, & Oct. 1st 9am - 4pm. The award-winning Meander Art Crawl is a free, self-guided tour of artist studios featuring 40 local artists from Upper Minnesota River Valley. We encourage visitors to visit artists in their own environment who celebrate a lifestyle that represents the small, handmade, personal, and local culture of the area. This event has more than 30 individual studios in and near the western Minnesota communities of Ortonville, Appleton, Madison, Milan, Dawson, Montevideo, and Granite Falls.


Monte Meet-Up!

Montevideo Community Center 550 S 1st St, Montevideo, MN, United States

The Land Stewardship Project invites you to join them at the Monte Meet-Up! Friday, September 29th from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. bring your family & friends, everyone is welcome. There will be music by the Mad Hatters from 6-9 p.m. at the Montevideo Community Center, a showing of the locally shot "Foreclosure" and other short films 6:30-9 p.m. at the Millennium Theater Event Room, and Local food 6-7:30 pm at the community center. Don't forget to enjoy the award-winning Meander Art Crawl also sponsored by the Land Stewardship Project. The Meander starts Sept. 29th, & continues on Sept. 30th, & [...]


6th Annual Marshall Gun Show

Red Baron Arena & Expo 1651 Victory Dr., Marshall, MN, United States

Join us for the 6th Annual Marshall gun show Saturday September 30th 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday October 1st 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the Red Baron Arena and Expo in Marshall. Admission is 5$, children 12 and under enter for free, and all children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information or to register email Ron Prorok at or call at 507-401-6227.


Galen Lanners Medical Expense Benefit Raffle

KB's Bar and Grill 100 E Burlingame St., Ghent, MN, United States

The family and friends of Galen Lanners is looking for your help. We are seeking donations such as gift baskets, additional items, services, or monetary donations to use as raffle items for the benefit for Galen. If you're interested in donating, please text or call: Sandy at 507-829-5582 or Jamie at 612-750-1683. Donations are due on September 22nd. The benefit is scheduled for September 30th from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at KB's bar and grill in Ghent, Minnesota.

Slavery’s Reach – A presentation by Christopher P. Lehman

Marshall Lyon County Library MN, United States

Monday, October 2nd at 6:30 p.m. join professor Christopher P. Lehman at the Marshall-Lyon County library for his presentation: Slavery's Reach, Southern Slaveholders In The North Star State. Dr. Lehman is a professor of Ethnic studies at St. Cloud State University. He has been a visiting fellow at Harvard University's Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research. His book Slavery's Reach won the Minnesota Book Award for Minnesota Nonfiction in 2020.


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