Fat Thursday Turner Hall Rib Feast – New Ulm – March 2nd
Trefoil ~ Irish & Celtic Trio – Pipestone – March 3rd
West Central Concert Series – Russian Quattro – Willmar – March 3rd
Bock Fest – New Ulm – March 4th
Marshall Home Show – Marshall – March 4th & 5th
Windom Farm & Home Show – Windom – March 11th
West Central Ag Show – Willmar – March 14th & 15th
St Patrick’s Day Parade & Clan Banquet – New Ulm – March 17th
St Patrick’s Day Parade – St. Peter – March 17th
St. Patrick’s Day Red Beard Run/Walk – Willmar – March 18th
Jackson Farm & Home Show – Jackson – March 18th
Live It Up Downtown – Willmar – March 4th – August 26th
Farm Show – New Ulm – March 10th & 11th
10th Annual Novice Bonspiel – Willmar – March 10th – 12th
New Ulm Trade Fair & Living History Event – New Ulm – March 10th – 12th
Farm & Home Show – Jackson – March 18th
New Ulm Home & Health Show – New Ulm – March 24th – 26th
Spring Home & Health Show – Pipestone – March 25th
Retail & Business Expo – Le Sueur – March 30th
Springfield Home and Leisure Show – Springfield – March 31st & April 1st
Pipestone Museum’s Spring Fling Craft & Vendor Fair – Pipestone – April 1st
River Hills Women’s Weekend Show – Mankato – April 1st & 2nd
National Beer Day – Granite Falls – April 7th
Bring It Home Expo – Hutchinson – April 8th
Prairie Women’s Expo – Tracy – April 8th
Easter Eggcitement – Montevideo – April 15th
Earth Day & Recycled Outdoor Gear Sale – Spicer – April 22nd
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre – Fairmont – April 21 & 22nd
Olivia Spring Vendor show 2017 – Max’s Grill – Olivia – April 25th
Surrounded By History: Blue Earth County on the Move – Mankato – April 28th
Tracy Area Sportsmen’s and Car Show – Tracy – April 29th & 30th
Minnesota River Valley Scenic By-way Long Garage Sale – May 5th – May 7th
Syttende Mai Celebration – Sunburg – May 14th
Mother’s Day Brunch – Hutchinson – May 14th
Bacchus Fest – New Ulm – May 20th
Willmar Car Club Car Show and Swap Meet – Willmar – May 21st
A New Look at the Carvings – Comfrey – Opens May 27th for the summer
Pipestone Summer Ghost Walks – Pipestone – Opens May 27th for the summer
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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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.
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 Naomi at the Pipestone Chamber – email@example.com 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
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