Events Calendar

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

Lyon County Museum’s 9th Annual Indoor Christmas Tree Walk

The Lyon County Museum, 301 W Lyon Street, Marshall is seeking entries for the 9th Annual Indoor Christmas Tree Walk. Opening on Saturday, November 20 and running through New Year’s Eve. Here is your chance to contribute your creativity and decorate a tree to be viewed by visitors over the holidays.  We encourage you to be as creative as you can be, and to share your story with your decorated tree.  We have a number of 6ft and over artificial trees available on a first come basis.  Or, you may choose to bring your own artificial tree of any size. Visitors […]

Winter Gear Drive

Lyon County 4-H is once again holding their Winter Gear Drive on December 11th at the Adult community center. We are also accepting donations of gently used winter gear of all sized until December 10th at the Lyon County Extension office out at the fairgrounds. Drop box available.

Christmas Cookie Walk

Holy Redeemer Council of Catholic Women is hosting their 9th Annual Cookie Walk. Join us in Carlin Hall (HR Church basement). Purchase a bucket for $15 or bring your previously purchased bucket and only pay $13. Fill your bucket with a variety of homemade Christmas treats. While supplies last.

Weekly Bar Bingo

Weekly Bar Bingo at Walnut Grove American Legion will repeat on a weekly basis starting on November 6th. The Walnut Grove Area Loggers are sponsoring the weekly Saturday Night Bingo. Starting @ 6:30 pm every Saturday, from Dec. 11th, 2021 thru Dec. 18th, 2021 you can come down to the Walnut Grove American Legion for Bar Bingo with friends.

SMSU’s Star of Wonder Planetarium Show

‘Star of Wonder’ Planetarium Show at SMSU  Marshall, Minn. — A series of Planetarium Christmas and laser light shows entitled “Star of Wonder” will be held at Southwest Minnesota State University in December. The dates for the shows are December 11 from 7-8 p.m., December 18 from 7-8 p.m., December 19 from 2-3 p.m., and December 24 from 2-3 p.m. The SMSU Planetarium is located in the Science and Math building, room 108. There is conversation on whether this phenomenon was either a star, planet, or supernova of some sort. Is there a scientific reasoning for why this happened? The “Star of Wonder” encapsulates both entertainment and educational factors, using scientific data, religious [...]



TubaChristmas is BACK at SMSU! On Saturday, December 11th, the Music Program will again host TubaChristmas. This event is coordinated by the Harvey Phillips Foundation, and organization devoted to celebrating the tuba and euphonium and the performers and composers of those instruments. Participation is open to any low brass player (trombone, euphonium, and tuba) regardless of age or ability. There is a $10 participation fee that goes to the Harvey Phillips Foundation. Registration will begin at 9:30 in the SMSU Fine Arts Building (first floor). Free parking is available in the B Lot near the Fine Arts Building. Rehearsal will run [...]

Wanda Holiday Craft & Vendor Event

Sunday, December 12th, 2021 11 AM – 3 PM At the Wanda Legion Hall Do you need last minute Christmas gifts, or something for you and your house? We have over 20 local vendors with so much to offer! A one stop place to shop! Santa is coming to visit! From 11:30 AM – 1 PM The Wanda Catholic Heritage Foundation will be selling lunch from 11 AM – 2 PM Check out more on the Wanda Community Center Facebook page:  

Lyon County Historical Society Quilt Raffle

The Lyon County Historical Society is selling quilt raffle tickets at the Lyon County Museum, 301 W Lyon St, Marshall.  Tickets are $5.00 each for the chance to win one Civil War reproduction quilt.  The quilt was made and donated by Irene Hudspeth and is on display in the museum’s front entry.  The drawing is Monday, December 13.  Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the District 80 Westerheim Township one-room schoolhouse located at the Lyon County Fairgrounds.  For more information: 507-537-6580

Marshall Tiger Dance Team Home Town Show

The Dance Team will showcase all of their competition routines, a special “fun” dance, as well as performances from several Just for Kix teams. Meet the Marshall Tiger Dance Team members after the show and get autographs. Seniors and their parents will also be recognized. Doors open at 6:30 and the show starts at 7:00pm. Admission is a donation of food or money to the Marshall Food Pantry

Christmas Cheer Open House

Join us for a come-and-go open house at Hope Harbor with yummy treats, warm drinks, Christmas carols, scavenger hunt, door prizes, and holiday fellowship to kick off the most wonderful time of the year! There is no cost or tickets to attend. All ages are welcome!

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