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Out and About Worthington, 56187
Worthington Minnesota 300 11th Street / P.O. Box 639 56187

Friday, June 3

27th annual Buffalo Days, with car cruise-in, beer garden, food vendors and fire truck ladder rides, downtown Luverne. Phone (507) 283-4061; www.luvernechamber.com.

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Singles Dance Fundraiser, sponsored by Beginning Experience of Southwest Minnesota, music by Mylan Ray, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., American Legion Hall, 117 S. Hiawatha, Pipestone.

45th annual Cherokee Rodeo, presented by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, with pony rides, petting zoo, Western vendors, queen coronation at 6:45 p.m. and rodeo performance at 7:30 p.m., Cherokee, Iowa. Phone (712) 225-6414; www.cherokeerodeo.com.

Sioux Center Celebration, with baseball tournament and cruise night, Sioux Center, Iowa. Go to www.siouxcenter.com.

Chmielewski Polka Festival, Black Bear Casino Resort, 1785 Minnesota 210, Carlton. For more information, go to www.funtimeband.com or phone 1-888-771-0777.

Saturday, June 4

Sixth annual Run, Walk & Roll, Village Northwest Unlimited, Sheldon, Iowa. Go to www.allsportscentral.com to register.

27th annual Buffalo Days, with Arts in the Park, Dad's Belgian Waffle feed, fitness walk and run, 10 a.m. parade, amateur baseball tournament, buffalo chip throwing contest at 11 a.m., bicycle ride, duck race at 3 p.m. and other events, Luverne. Phone (507) 283-4061 or visit www.luvernechamber.com.

Pork Chop Supper, serving baked and breaded chop, boiled potatoes and gravy, vegetable, applesauce, tea rolls and coffee, 5 p.m. until gone, Eagles Club, 205 Oxford St., Worthington.

Singles Dance, sponsored by Spencer Northwest Iowa Area Singles, music by Mark & Len, dance lessons at 7:15 p.m., dance from 8 p.m. to midnight, Hap Ketelson Community Center, Everly, Iowa. For more information, Teresa, (712) 240-2259.

Rhythmic Circus: Feet Don't Fail Me Now!, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, 714 13th St., Worthington. For ticket information, phone 376-9101.

45th annual Cherokee Rodeo, presented by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, with noon Western barbecue and train robbery performance, parade at 4 p.m., pony rides and petting zoo at 5:30 p.m. and rodeo performance at 7:30 p.m., Cherokee, Iowa. Phone (712) 225-6414 or go to www.cherokeerodeo.com.

Sioux Center Celebration, with pancake breakfast, arts festival, Show & Shine, petting zoo, antique tractor show, motorcycle fun run, 5 p.m. parade and other events, Sioux Center, Iowa. Go to www.siouxcenter.com.

Chmielewski Polka Festival, Black Bear Casino Resort, 1785 Minnesota 210, Carlton. For more information, go to www.funtimeband.com or phone 1-888-771-0777.

Sunday, June 5

27th annual Buffalo Days, with Palace Theatre worship service at 10 a.m., amateur baseball tournament, buffalo feed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hinkly House, live music and ice cream social from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., open house tours of the Hinkly House, Carnegie Cultural Center, Rock County Historical Museum and Veterans Memorial Building and trolley rides, Luverne. Phone (507) 283-4061 or visit www.luvernechamber.com.

Fish 'N' Fun Day, featuring activities on fish management and water stewardship with bait and fishing rigs provided, 1 to 5 p.m., Shetek Environmental Learning Center, located on the grounds of Shetek Lutheran Ministries, 14 Keeley Island, Lake Shetek. Phone (507) 763-3567 to register.

Barb McGee and Tim Anderson exhibit, featuring paintings with Western themes by McGee and furniture and wall sculpture by Anderson, opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m., Nobles County Art Center, 407 12th St., Worthington. Exhibit continues through June. Hours are 2 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Phone 372-8245.

Sunday Nite Dance, music by Erv Reutzel, 7 to 10 p.m., American Legion Hall, Brewster. Contact Roxann Polzine, (507) 370-4461.

Chmielewski Polka Festival, Black Bear Casino Resort, 1785 Minnesota 210, Carlton. For more information, go to www.funtimeband.com or phone 1-888-771-0777.

Monday, June 6

Riverfest Royalty Pageant, sponsored by Windom Women of Today, 7 p.m., Business, Arts & Recreation Center, Windom.

Tuesday, June 7

Downtown Farmers Market, featuring producers selling a variety of fresh produce, baked goods and handmade items, 4 to 7 p.m., Second Avenue and 10th Street, downtown Worthington.

Thursday, June 9

Open House Retirement Party, for Sally Anne Benson, 29-year director of the Worthington Montessori School, 7 to 9 p.m., Town Hall, Pioneer Village, Worthington. Contact Karen Magyar, ckmagyar@iw.net.

Burger Basket Night, serving ½-pound burgers, 5 to 8 p.m., Eagles Club, 205 Oxford St., Worthington.

Friday, June 10

Benefit Fundraiser, for 4-year-old Anthony Bents who is fighting cancer, matching funds from Thrivent, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.

Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, with opening ceremony at 5 p.m., performances by Sheltered Reality, The Stallions and The Trishas, food vendors, art vendors and shoreline jam, Sailboard Beach, Lake Okabena, Worthington. Go to www.worthingtonwindsurfing.com.

Riverfest, with Early Childhood Family Education Fun Fair at 5 p.m., soap box derby at 7 p.m., free gospel concert at 7:30 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. fireworks, Windom. For more information and a complete schedule of events, go to www.winwacc.com.

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