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Out & About: Nov. 1-15

Friday, Nov. 1

Karaoke Contest, first qualifying night, 9 p.m. to midnight, Dunigan’s Irish Pub, Wild Rose Casino and Resort, Emmetsburg, Iowa. Phone (712) 852-3400.

Saturday, Nov. 2

Holiday Glitz Craft & Vendor Fair, free admission, lunch available, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Adrian Elementary School, Adrian.

Pipestone County Historical Society Holiday Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pipestone High School Commons, Pipestone.

Fall Dinner, serving pork loin, cheesy potatoes, corn, beans and dessert, 5 to 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Lake Park, Iowa.

Singles Dance, sponsored by Beginning Experience of Southwest Minnesota as a fundraiser, music by Leland Harding III and the Family Tradition Band, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Center Post (former American Legion), Center Street, Lake Benton.

Sunday, Nov. 3

Pancake Breakfast, serving all-you-can-eat pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages, coffee and juice, 8 a.m. to noon, American Legion Post 461, Round Lake.

Fish Boil, a fundraiser for the Orphan Grain Train, serving flaky boiled white fish drizzled with butter, potatoes, cole slaw, homemade bread, assorted desserts and beverages, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Activity Center, Lakefield.

Harvest Dinner, serving pork loin, potatoes, gravy, dressing, green beans, pies and desserts, also bake sale and card shop, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1505 Dover St., Worthington. For take-out meals, call 376-6168.

Photography by Paul Swanson, opening reception for exhibit, 2 to 4 p.m., Nobles County Art Center, 407 12th St., Worthington. Exhibit continues through November. Hours are 2 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Phone 372-7245.

Soup Supper, hosted by the Lakefield Council of Catholic Women, serving chili, chicken noodle and broccoli soups, ham sandwiches, assorted breads, desserts and beverage, 4 to 6 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, 410 Broadway Ave., Lakefield.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

Holiday Bazaar, sponsored by the Okabena American Legion Auxiliary, with lunch, bake sale and vendor tables, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., American Legion Hall, Okabena.

Afternoon Coffee Break Program, “Loon Lake Cemetery,” presented by Mary Chonko, 1 p.m., Lakefield Public Library, Lakefield.

Fall Bazaar, with soup, sandwich and pie supper starting at 5:30 p.m. and auction of baked goods, holiday and homemade items at 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Little Rock, Iowa.

Thursday, Nov. 7

Holiday Extravaganza Fundraiser, featuring holiday shopping with a variety of vendors and wine and cheese bar, 3 to 8 p.m., Historic Dayton House, 1311 Fourth Ave., Worthington. Advance tickets eligible for cash drawing are available at Hy-Vee Food Store and Lakeshore Clips in Worthington.

Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band Indoor Concert, with waffle feed and silent auction from 4:30 to 7 p.m. and concert at 7:30 p.m., Worthington High School, Worthington.

Friday, Nov. 8

Karaoke Contest, second qualifying night, 9 p.m. to midnight, Dunigan’s Irish Pub, Wild Rose Casino and Resort, Emmetsburg, Iowa. Phone (712) 852-3400.

Saturday, Nov. 9

Good Times Singles Dance, no line dancing, music by Steven Lange, 8 p.m. to midnight, American Legion Hall, Brewster.

Karaoke with Virgil Reed, 8 p.m. to midnight, Veterans of Foreign Wars Club, 1117 Second Ave., Worthington.

Sunday, Nov. 10

Veterans Day Pancake and Waffle Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., American Legion Post Home, Okabena.

Soup and Pie Supper, serving chili, vegetable beef and wild rice chicken soups, barbecues, ham sandwiches and assorted pies and desserts for a free-will offering, also bake sale and raffle drawing, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Zion Presbyterian Church, 420 Main St., Ellsworth.

Monday, Nov. 11

Nobles County Veterans Supper, featuring speaker Tom Behrends, social hour at 5:30 p.m., supper at 6:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, Brewster. All veterans, spouses and general public welcome.

Tuesday, Nov. 12

Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert, “Verdi vs. Wagner,” featuring soprano Shannon Salyards and tenor Russell Svenningsen, 7:30 p.m., B.J. Haan Auditorium, Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa. Phone (712) 722-6230.

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Afternoon Coffee Break Program, “Red Cross Volunteers in New York City,” presented by Barb Bakalyar and Sarah Pohlman, 1 p.m., Lakefield Public Library, Lakefield.

Turkey Supper, with all the trimmings and homemade pies, 5 to 7:30 p.m., St. Peter Lutheran Church, 87977 Minnesota 86, six miles north of Lakefield.

Friday, Nov. 15

Spaghetti Supper, serving all-you-can-eat pasta, garlic bread and coffee, 5 to 8 p.m or until gone, Eagles Aerie, 205 Oxford St., Worthington.

Holiday Parade, featuring the Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band and an appearance by Santa Claus, 6:30 p.m., 10th Street, downtown Worthington.

Karaoke Contest, third qualifying night, 9 p.m. to midnight, Dunigan’s Irish Pub, Wild Rose Casino and Resort, Emmetsburg, Iowa. Phone (712) 852-3400.