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November 2017 Calendar!

November 2017! Halloween is over and it’s time to start thinking about November fun and winter holidays! Woot! Start your planning now with this handy-dandy November 2017 calendar (and you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

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

22. November 2-5: NMP presents “The Whole Shebang and Then Some” at New Minowa Players Theatre, featuring three one-act plays. Tickets and more information at newminowaplayers.org.

23. November 4: The Ruth Moody Band in the historic Potter Auditorium. $30 in advance, $35 at the door. 7:30pmconcert, door open 6pm. Food, drink available. www.chatfieldarts.org

24. November 18: Holiday Fest- Art, Craft & Gift Expo 10am-3pm Fillmore Central High School Gym- Shop 50 holiday vendors featuring a wide variety of homemade arts & crafts as well as direct marketing vendors. www.exploreharmony.com

25. November 22: Holiday Lights Walk-Through Night. Only night to walk through the Lights!  Drive through starting tomorrow, open 5 – 9 pm nightly. | Pulpit Rock Campground, Decorah | www.helpingservices.org/holiday

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

April 2016 Calendar

April! Get a head start on your fun-planning with this handy-dandy April 2016 calendar (and you can download the pdf here). Enjoy! XO, Inspire(d)

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

  1. April 1-3: Enjoy an amazing Women’s Weekend Out in downtown Decorah! In store demos & parties, door prizes & giveaways, Style Show Brunch, entertainment nightly! www.visitdecorah.com or facebook.com/WWODecorah
  1. April 1: Celebrate Women’s Weekend Out at Modish 6pm until 8pm with a Bohemian themed party! Includes beverages and gift with purchase! www.modishdecorah.com
  1. April 2: Apple Grafting/Apple School at Seed Savers Exchange: learn to graft & care for apple trees April 2 or 9. Sign up @ SeedSavers.org/apple-grafting-school. www.seedsavers.org
  1. April 3: Elvis Lives! Joseph Hall, Elvis Tribute Artist plays the Steyer Opera House, Hotel Winneshiek, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Full bar available, 104 E. Water St, Downtown Decorah – www.hotelwinn.com
  1. April 7-10: “The Pillowman” will be presented at the New Minowa Players theatre, 906 S Mill St., Decorah, at 7pm on April 7-9 and 2pm on April 9-10. Mature audiences only – strong language, violence and adult themes. 563-382-5174. newminowa.wix.com
  1. April 10: Hippen Plays Hippen @ The Porter House Museum! Original piano music by Ben Hippen. Porter House Museum, 401 W. Broadway, Decorah, 4pm www.porterhousemuseum.org
  1. April 10: Des Moines folk-rocker Ryne Doughty plays the Hotel Winneshiek Lobby, 6:00pm, Full bar & menu available in a great atmosphere! 104 E. Water St, Downtown Decorah – www.hotelwinn.com
  1. April 15: Absolute Hoot performs a Decorah Fast Fiber fundraising party! Steyer Opera House, Hotel Winneshiek – tickets available at the door. Visit www.decorahfastfiber.com or facebook.com/decorahfastfiber
  1. April 16: Mid West Music Fest – special La Crosse festival day April 16, three days of music and fun in Winona April 28-30. www.midwestmusicfest.org
  1. April 17: Jake Illika plays the Hotel Winneshiek Lobby, 6:00pm, Full bar & menu available in a great atmosphere! 104 E. Water St, Downtown Decorah – www.hotelwinn.com
  1. April 17: Empty Bowls 2016! Hotel Winneshiek, 11am – 2pm. Come enjoy soup in a unique bowl you keep. All proceeds to fight local hunger. www.neipjc.org
  1. April 22: Celebrate Earth Day with the Oneota Co-op. Join us for food, music, and kid’s activities from 5-7 pm outside the Co-op on Water Street. Rain location planned! www.oneotacoop.com
  1. April 22: ArtHaus Earth Day Poetry Slam sponsored by Dragonfly Books, 8pm at the Elks Lodge. Expect a green-theme twist collaborating with Green Iowa AmeriCorps. $5/$3 students. www.arthuasdecorah.org
  1. April 22: Kendra Swanson and Sandler get the folk out at the Root Note in downtown La Crosse. Great taps, coffee, and crepes – 115 4th Street South. www.facebook.com/theRootNote
  1. April 23: ‘Now is the Time’ uses film, dance, and live music to explore the human experience of the four seasons. 7:30pm St. Mane Theatre, Lanesboro. www.lanesboroarts.org
  1. April 29: ArtHaus Annual Art Gala & Fundraiser. Ensure your community arts center thrives! Hotel Winneshiek, 7pm. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. www.arthausdecorah.org.
  1. April 30: Iowa’s longest running Mtn. Bike Race! Decorah Time Trials take place at noon. No pre-reg necessary. Register day of at entry to Dunning’s Spring park on Ice Cave Road. bikedecorah.blogspot.com
  1. April 30 – May 1: Trempealeau Hotel presents MWMF Ticketless Venue Music Matinees: Sat- 1-3 Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank, Sun 1-3 Pine Travelers, Plus Saturday Night Surprise show 9pm! www.trempealeauhotel.com