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October 2017 Calendar!

October 2017! Cooler temps are back and it’s time to enjoy fall to its fullest! Start your planning now with this handy-dandy October 2017 calendar (and you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

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

16. October 6-8: Fall Foliage Weekend, Harmony, MN – Enjoy beautiful fall colors in bluff country, tours of Niagara Cave and Amish Tours www.exploreharmony.com

17. October 13-15: Take a beautiful drive to the New Albin Quilt Show, Fri 4-7, Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4, Community Center – 137 Railroad Ave, New Albin, IA!

18. October 14: Harvest Festival at Seed Savers Exchange: Soup cook-off, pumpkin carving, garlic workshop, cider pressing, hayrides, and kids activities. www.seedsavers.org

19. October 14: Enjoy a fall adventure at the Lidtke Mill Harvest Festival – Ghost Tours of Old town, Craft Show, Soup Supper! Lime Springs, IA Community Building. 4-8 pm. Adults $5/Children $3 – Best Town By A Dam Site!

20. October 19-22: Haunted Harmony Weekend – Join us for a weekend of Halloween themed fun! Grand Parade, Monster Bash Haunted House, Costume Contests, pumpkin decorating & more! More info at www.exploreharmony.com

21. October 27: Chosen Bean Concert with Sally Barris. Live folk music up close and personal. Limited seating, $20 in advance or at the door. 7:30pmconcert. www.chatfieldarts.org

September 2017 Calendar

September 2017! We think fall is one of the loveliest times of year! Start your planning now with this handy-dandy September 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 September 2017 activities!  In chronological order, each event’s number coincides with its number on the calendar!

1. September 1: At Luna Valley Farm we are growing wood fired pizza and community. Join us on Friday Pizza Nights in September and October from 4-8pm. www.lunavalleyfarm.com/pizza-nights

2. September 2: Winneshiek Farm Crawl! Family-friendly event includes farm tours and food sampling plus an evening concert at the Winneshiek County Fairgrounds. www.visitdecorah.com

3. September 2: Tomato Tasting (and Salsa Contest!) at Seed Savers Exchange: Sample dozens of open-pollinated heirloom tomatoes, judge a salsa contest, attend workshops, and hop on a hayride. www.seedsavers.org

4. September 9: Root River Trail Towns Taste of the Trail – 10am-3pm- Lanesboro, Peterson & Whalan– Join us for a taste of each of our Root River Trail Towns Communities- more info at www.rootrivertrail.org

5. September 9: Join in on “Live on Water Street” – a community celebration featuring music, food, beer, and fun for all ages! 300 Block, downtown Decorah, 3-8 pm. Info on Facebook.

6. September 9 – October 7: Dreaming Under a Cedar Tree. A free dance performance series and visual art installation with a Middle Eastern flavor, by Sharon Mansur. Outpost, 119 E. 3rd St., Winona www.outpostwinona.org/portfolio/cedar-tree/

7. September 14-16: Experience Cresco’s Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest with Inspire Day at the Borlaug Farm. Take in the car show, 5K, Quilt Auction, live music and MORE! www.crescochamber.com

8. September 15-17: MidAmerica Herbal Symposium, herb conference with amazing Herbalists sharing their plant knowledge. A weekend filled with great classes, food, and beautiful surroundings. Whitewater State Park, Altura, MN Register today, www.midamericasymposium.com

9. September 16: Root River Trail Towns Taste of the Trail – 10am-3pm- Fountain, Harmony & Preston– Join us for a taste of each of our Root River Trail Towns Communities- more info at www.rootrivertrail.org

10. September 16: Arts & Heritage Day in Chatfield, MN. Art fair, kids activities, food, music all day culminating with the Galactic Cowboy Orchestra in Potter Auditorium. www.chatfieldarts.org

11. September 23: Takkefest! Join Vesterheim Museum for this free festival for everyone! Live Music, Dancing, Norwegian Fusion Cuisine and Beers, plus crafts and games for all ages. Vesterheim.org

12. September 23: Root River Trail Towns Taste of the Trail – 10am-3pm- Houston, Rushford, Rushford Village– Join us for a taste of each of our Root River Trail Towns Communities- more info at www.rootrivertrail.org

13. September 24: Chosen Bean Concert with David Mallett. Live folk music up close and personal. Limited seating, $20 in advance or at the door. 6:30pmconcert. www.chatfieldarts.org

14. September 24: Upstart Crow Theatreworks presents The Cemetery Walk, celebrating the Porter House’s sesquicentennial. Tours leave every 15 minutes, 2-4pm, Phelps Cemetery, Decorah. $10/$5. www.arthausdecorah.org

15. September 30: Seeds + Cider Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation invites you to Heritage Valley, a 1,200-acre nature preserve, for a fall prairie seed harvest! RSVP at www.inhf.org/events

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)

LOOKING FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EVENTS ON THE CALENDARS?
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