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June 2017 Calendar!

June 2017! Helllooooooooo, summer! Can you believe it’s here?! Start your planning now with this handy-dandy June 2017 calendar (and you can download the pdf here).
Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

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Check out these great June 2017 activities!  In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

1. June 1: Driftless Safari offers free outdoor adventure and exploration in Winneshiek County all summer long! Visit www.driftless-safari.org or stop by any Winneshiek County library to join!

2. June 1: Step back in time to 1899! Visit Historic Forestville, rural Preston. Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day: Thur- Sun, (Saturdays only Sept/Oct) $6-$8 507-765-2785 forestville@mnhs.org  – Where real history happened!

3. June 3: Garden Bugs Workshop: Friend or foe? Learn to identify & manage garden insects while attracting pollinators. Seed Savers Exchange. 11am-12pm. $5 registration: seedsavers.org/events 563-382-5990

4. June 9: Guttenberg’s River of Music (ROM)EVERY Friday, June 2-August 11, 6-8 pm in Ingleside Park Bandstand along the Mississippi River (Rain location – City Hall)

5. June 17: Breakfast on the Farm- 8:30a.m.-noon at Iowa’s Dairy Center, Calmar, Iowa. Including: wholesome breakfast, dairy tours, and more! On-site parking available; donations are appreciated. www.iowadairycenter.com

6. June 17: Art in the Park Fine Art Festival featuring 100+ artist booths, live music, craft beer & food vendors at Sylvan Park in Lanesboro. 10am-5pm www.lanesboroarts.org

7. June 17: Good Earth Village welcomes their littlest campers yet! Preschoolers, invite an adult to experience camp with you from 9am-1pm! Spring Valley, MN. More at GoodEarthVillage.org/preschool

8. June 21: FREE Summer Solstice yoga class outdoors at Reefuel! You’ll perform 108 Sun Salutations soaking up the rays to ring in summer! 6:30pm. More Information: www.reefuel.biz

9. June 23-24: 60-Mile Garage Sale! Join the communities along the Root River Trail System for garage sales in nine communities! Online map and more info available at www.rootrivertrail.org

May 2017 Calendar!

May 2017! Wow, there are lots of fun things going on! Start your planning now with this handy-dandy May 2017 calendar (and you can download the pdf here).
Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

LOOKING FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EVENTS ON THE CALENDARS?
Check out these great May 2017 activities!  In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

22. May 1: Visit Historic Forestville – Saturdays only in May/Sept/Oct. Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day: Thurs- Sun $6-8. Step back in time to 1899. Where real history happened! 507-765-2785 forestville@mnhs.org

23. May 2: Author Faith Sullivan (Goodnight Mr. Wodehouse, The Cape Ann, Gardenias, What a Woman Must Do) at Dragonfly Books!  Author talk / signing 7 pm. www.dragonflybooks.com/events.  Free!

24. May 6: You’re invited! Help Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation hand-pull unwanted plants from outstanding 1,200-acre woodland near Waukon. No experience necessary. Lunch provided. Kids welcome. 515-288-1846 www.inhf.org

25. May 6: Annual Plant Sale, Seed Savers Exchange: Rare family heirlooms & historic commercial varieties of flowers, vegetables, fruit trees. New this year: hops & strawberries. 9am-5pm. seedsavers.org

26. May 6: Spring Garden School, Seed Savers Exchange: 10am-3pm workshop focusing seed starting, planning your garden for seed saving, and getting started with composting. Sign up: seedsavers.org/events 

27. May 7: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at Empty Nest Winery. Advanced tickets only; $45/person includes 3 course dinner and Murder Mystery Comedy Production. Call 563-568-2758 for tickets. www.emptynestwinery.com

28. May 7: The Decorah Chorale and Oneota Valley Community Orchestra (OVCO) will hold a joint concert to perform Mozart’s Requiem at 3 pm at Decorah High School. No charge for admission however a free-will offering will be accepted.

29. May 12: Ultra Mega Mega, Luther College CFA, Visual and Performing Arts Spring Open House, 6-9pm

30. May 14: Mother’s Day Cider & Strudel, Seed Savers Exchange: Orchard in bloom, 20% off all purchases, cider, strudel, guided hike, apple history. More info: seedsavers.org/events

31. May 16: Help us launch local author Keith Lesmeister’s first short story collection, We Could’ve Been Happy Here! Author talk / signing 7pm. Dragonfly Books. www.dragonflybooks.com/events. Free!

32. May 21: Original folk music matched with witty humor with songwriter/performer Bill Staines in the Legion Room, Chatfield Center for the Arts. 6:30pm. $20, limited seating. www.chatfieldcfa.com

April 2017 Calendar!

April 2017! Get ready for spring fun, friends! Start your planning now with this handy-dandy April 2017 calendar (and you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

LOOKING FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EVENTS ON THE CALENDARS?
Check out these great April 2017 activities!  In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

10. April 1: Comedy Night in Spring Grove! Two headliner comedians performing live on stage! Fest Building, 8:00 pm. Search SGParks on Facebook or www.springgrovemn.com for info.

11. April 1: Takin’ It to the Limit with an Eagles Tribute featuring the Fabulous Armadillos and Collective Unconscious. Potter Auditorium, Chatfield Center for the Arts, $30/$35. www.chatfieldcfa.com

12. April 3: Local author Jerry Johnson returns to Dragonfly Books with his latest book, A Limit of Coot.  Author talk/signing 7pm.  Dragonfly Books. www.dragonflybooks.com/events. Free!

13. April 6-9: New Minowa Players presents The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer at NMP Theatre. More information at newminowaplayers.org or contact Sheryl Scheffert 563-379-5738, sherylscheffert@gmail.com

14. Weekend of ArtHaus: April 7 – Winter Weekend Emerging Artist Exhibition. April 8 – Local Artists Age 18-25 Cringe Night. Read your old diaries and CRINGE. April 9 – Second Sunday Family Workshop. arthausdecorah.org

15. April 9: Empty Bowls – Decorah fundraiser at Hotel Winneshiek from 11-2. A simple meal of soup & bread, and a bowl to take home, $20 donation. http://s.coop/emptybowlsdecorah

16. April 11: Bestselling author Greer Macallister (Girl in Disguise; Magician’s Lie) returns to Dragonfly Books! Book discussion with Decorah Public Library, 5pm. Author talk/signing 7pm, Dragonfly Books. www.dragonflybooks.com/events. Free!

17. April 14: Nickolas Butler, bestselling author of Shotgun Lovesongs, at Dragonfly Books with his new book, The Hearts of Men. Author talk/signing 7pm. www.dragonflybooks.com/events. Free!

18. Weekend of ArtHaus: April 21 – Earth Day Weekend Poetry Slam, featuring David Wright & Marci Rae Johnson. April 22 –Arts Off Campus w/ Dr. Kate Elliott. April 22 & 23 – Tabletop Mosaics. www.arthausdecorah.org

19. April 22: Join the Oneota Co-op for their annual Earth Day Celebration from 5:00-7:00pm in Water Street Park. Including local music, local food, & local friends! www.oneotacoop.com

20. April 23: Porter House Museum’s sesquicentennial (1867-2017) at T-Bocks upstairs. Program, music, refreshments and cash bar. Optional vintage/historic festive wear! 4-6pm www.porterhousemuseum.org

21. April 28-29: Wood-firing! Join Allamakee Wood Fired Pottery at the kiln as we fire during Bluff Country Studio Tour & watch flames rage though the pots! Rural New Albin. www.allamakeewoodfiredpottery.com