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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – Luverne – Nov 9th – Nov 18th
An Evening with Emily Dickinson – St. Peter – Nov 10th – Nov 17th
Wine and Cheese Pairing – Round Lake – Nov 16th
Christmas Candlelight Wine Tasting – New Ulm – Nov 16th
Holiday Craft Fair – Milan – Nov 17th
Holidaze Parade – Willmar – Nov 17th
Christmas Art Market – Granite Falls – Nov 19th – Dec 31st
Love Local in Merry Montevideo – Montevideo – Nov 21st – Dec 21st
Gobble Wobble 5K – Marshall – Nov 22nd
Sleepy Eye Holiday Lights in Motion – Sleepy Eye – Nov 22nd – January 1st, 2019
Celebrate the Light of the World – Willmar – Nov 22nd – January 6th, 2019
Mountain Lake Heritage Celebration – Nov 23rd (Chamber sponsored FREE Horse drawn wagon rides from 12 noon—3:00 p.m.)
Parade of Lights – New Ulm – Nov 23rd
Kiwanis Holiday Lights Opening Parade – Mankato Nov 23rd
Small Business Saturday – Local Communities – Nov 24th
Light the Night Holiday Kick-off Celebration – Sleepy Eye – Nov 24th
Sip and Shop – Round Lake – Nov 25th
Holiday Stroll – Benson – Nov 25th
Holiday Lights Parade & Fireworks – Le Sueur – Nov 30th
Luverne Winterfest – Luverne – Nov 30th – Dec 2nd
Christmas in the Village – Montevideo – Dec 1st
Holiday Fest Celebration & Fireworks – Jackson – Dec 1st
Chubb House Christmas Tea – Fairmont – Dec 1st
Arli-Dazzle – Arlington – Dec 1st
Luverne’s USO Show – Luverne – Dec 1st & 2nd
Christmas at the Hubbard House – Mankato – Dec 1st & 2nd
Morgan Creek Vineyards Holiday Open House – New Ulm – Dec 2nd & 3rd
Holiday Delights – Fairmont – Dec 7th
Nativity Pageant – Springfield – Dec 7th & 8th
Christmas at Pioneer Village – Worthington – Dec 7th & 8th
St. James Winter Carnival – St. James – Dec 7th – Dec 9th
Main Street Christmas – Hutchinson – Dec 8th
Bells on Belgrade – North Mankato – Dec 8th
Bitton’s Roadhouse Holiday Expo, Garvin – Sun, Dec 9th, 1PM – 4PM
2018 Area Chamber & Community Calendars and Events:
- Appleton, MN, Community Events
- Benson Area Chamber of Commerce, Calendar of Events
- Canby, MN, Event Calendar
- Edgerton, MN, Chamber Calendar
- Fairfax, MN, Community Calendar
- Granite Falls, MN, Events and Activities
- Hutchinson, MN, Events Calendar
- Jackson, MN, Community Events
- Lafayette, MN, Community FB Page
- Lake Benton MN, Community Events
- Lake Crystal, MN Chamber Events Calendar
- Luverne, MN Events
- Marshall, MN, Special Events
- Mountain Lake Events and Activities
- Murray County Community Calendar
- New London, MN, Fine Arts Festival
- Odin Craft Mill Show
- Olivia, MN, Corn Capital of the World!
- Pipestone MN, Community Calendar
- RADC – Explore Redwood County, Community Calendar
- Redwood Falls, MN, Calendar of Events
- Slayton MN, Chamber Events Calendar
- Spicer, MN, Community Website
- Springfield, MN Chamber Calendar
- Tyler, MN, Trib Community Events
- Vesta, MN, Community Calendar of Events
- Willmar Lakes Area
- Windom, MN, Special Events – Industrial Park Growth Progress Video
- Worthington, MN, Special Events
- Worthington YMCA
Social Media Networking:
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Fairmont, MN – 4th Tuesday of each month from 9 to 10 am at Southern Minnesota Educational Campus, 115 S. Park St., in Fairmont.
Mountain Lake/Windom, MN – 3rd Thursday each month from 7 – 8AM at the Chamber office. Free to Chamber members, $10 fee for non-Chamber members.
Pipestone, MN – CANCELLED – 2nd Tuesday of each month at the EMS Conference Room at 811 5th St SE, Pipestone… 7:30AM registration, 8-9AM. To pre-register, contact the Pipestone Chamber – firstname.lastname@example.org or (507)825-3316.
Redwood Falls, MN – 1st Friday, one a quarter at the Redwood Falls Library.
- Fall Sessions Registration fee = $12 for all 7 events. For a list of community workshops, go to the SMBRC FaceBook Club page.
- Don’t have time to leave the office or store? NEW this fall! Teleconferencing Access! For just $15, you can join all sessions remotely. Register Now!
Hutchinson, MN – 4th Thursday of the month at “Crow River Winery” (14848 Hwy 7 E) 7:30AM to 9AM
Windom, MN – 3rd Thursday of the month. Register by calling the Windom Chamber office at 1-800-7-WINDOM (1-800-794-6366).
Area Farmers Markets
Mankato Farmers’ Market has ordered sunshine for Saturday! And…it actually looks possible! Join us May 3rd for the opening of the 2014 season. Find us at the Best Buy parking from 8 -noon.
Marshall Farmers Market – Saturdays: 7:30am to Noon, Location: 116 West College Drive (Parking Lot). EBT/Credit/Debit Cards accepted!
Montevideo Farmers Market has a selection of vegetables, organic food, local specialties, crafts and fruits. Open every Saturday from June – October, 8:00AM – 1:00PM
Cottonwood Central Park Market is a farmers market and much more! Each Wednesday from June 19-October 14 4:30-6:30. Located in the new park/shelter north of North Star Insurance. Message us if interested in becoming a vendor!
Granite Falls Farmers Market is open July thru October every Wednesday, 10AM – 5PM
Hutchinson Farmers Market is known for an assortment of local specialties, vegetables, crafts, organic food and fruits. Hours are May-October Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Saturday, 8:00 AM – Noon.
Redwood Falls Farmers Market will have many great items, such as fresh local produce, canned good, baked good and locally grown and produced items. Hours: open every Tuesday from 2:00 PM until 5:30 PM. and Saturdays from 9 AM until Noon.
Worthington Farmers Market – Tuesdays from 4 to 7 p.m. in Downtown Worthington and Saturdays from 6:30 a.m. to 12 at the Ace Hardware Parking.
Willmar Becker Market features local vendors every Thursday from June to September, 3:00PM – 6:00PM