Holiday Kick-off Celebration – Sleepy Eye – November 21st
#LoveLocal Merry Montevideo Christmas – Montevideo – November 21st – December 21st
Celebrate the Light of the World – Willmar – November 23rd – January 1st
Sleepy Eye Holiday Lights in Motion – Sleepy Eye – November 23rd – January 1st
Kiwanis Holiday Lights Opening Parade – Mankato – November 24th
Parade of Lights – New Ulm – November 24th
Small Business Saturday – Granite Falls – November 25th
Small Business Saturday – Hutchinson – November 25th
Light Up the Nights – Marshall – November 30th – December 30th
Holiday Lights Parade & Fireworks – Le Sueur – December 1st
Jackson Holiday Fest and Vendor Show – Jackson – December 2nd
Christmas at Pioneer Village – Worthington – December 1st & 2nd
Winterfest – Luverne – December 1st – 3rd
Arli-Dazzle – Arlington – December 2nd
Bells on Belgrade – North Mankato – December 2nd
Christmas in the Village – Montevideo – December 2nd
Holiday Fest Celebration & Fireworks – Jackson – December 2nd
Nativity Pageant – Springfield – December 8th & 9th
Christmas Luminaries at Schell’s Brewery – New Ulm – December 24th and 25th
2017 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
- 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:
Social Media Breakfast Rural Connection Events, Sponsored by MVTV Wireless! Register by emailing Julie Foote at jfoote@mvtvwireless or Pam Rosenau at email@example.com
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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