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

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.

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Ellsworth Family Fun Days, with baked potato feed from 5 to 7 p.m. and Little Miss Ellsworth pageant at 7 pm., followed by "Minute to Win It," Ellsworth.

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. Go to www.winwacc.com for more information.

Saturday, June 11

U & I Garden Club Plant and White Elephant Sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Fire Hall, Round Lake.

Optimist Fishing Derby, for children and parents, no license required, bring rod and real, bait furnished by Marv's Bait, free hot dogs and lemonade, fishing from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., prizes at 11:30 a.m., Chautauqua Park, Worthington.

Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, with windsurfing races, Arts on the Shore, food vendors, music workshop with Sheltered Reality, chair auction, performances by the Roe Family Singers, Healtherlyn, Atomic Flea and Ride, Sailboard Beach, Lake Okabena, Worthington. Go to www.worthingtonwindsurfing.com.

Riverfest, featuring special Boy Scout activities, Fun Run, concessions, craft and collectibles show, cribbage, fishing and soccer tournaments, smorgasbord, 2 p.m. turtle races, stage entertainment, 6 p.m. parade, Riverfest Idol Talent contest and other events, Windom. Go to www.winwacc.com for more information.

Ellsworth Family Fun Days, with volleyball and bean bag tournaments, food stand, 5 p.m. parade, rides and inflatable, 6:15 p.m. pedal pull, teen dance and other events, Ellsworth.

Pie & Ice Cream Social, sponsored by Volunteers of Parkview Manor, serving homemade pie, barbecues, chips and pickles, 4 to 9 p.m., Ellsworth Senior Citizens Center, Ellsworth.

Steak Fry, serving 16-ounce T-bone or 12-ounce ribeye, 5 p.m. until gone, Eagles Club, 205 Oxford St., Worthington.

Good Times Singles Dance, music by Sounds Unlimited, no line dancing, snacks welcome, 8 p.m. to midnight, American Legion Hall, Brewster. Contact Sharon, (507) 227-5584.

Sunday, June 12

Riverfest, with Show-n-Shine Car Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., pancake breakfast, softball and sand volleyball tournaments, remote-controlled airplane fun fly, 9:30 a.m. outdoor worship service, noon tractor pedal pull, Sons of Norway Kubb game, antique tractor parade and raffle drawing, Windom. Go to www.winwacc.com.

Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, with Windsurfing faces, lessons, food vendors and other events, Sailboard Beach, Lake Okabena, Worthington. Go to www.worthingtonwindsurfing.com.

Ellsworth Family Fun Days, with pancake feed, 10:30 a.m. community church service, concessions, rides and inflatable, 2 p.m. Amateur Olympics, 3:30 p.m. cow pasture bingo and big ticket drawing at 4 p.m. Ellsworth.

U.S. Modified Touring Series, also featuring USRA stock cars, B-mods and hobby stocks, pits open at 3 p.m., gates open at 4 p.m., hot laps at 5:30 p.m. and racing at 6 p.m., Nobles County Speedway, Worthington.

Monday, June 13

"The Tortoise Versus the Hare," auditions for the presentation of Missoula Children's Theatre, 10 a.m. to noon, Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, 714 13th St., Worthington. Phone 376-9101.

Quarter Craze Auction, a fundraiser for the Pipestone County Historical Museum, doors open at 5 p.m. for early viewing of auction items and bidding begins at 6:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, Pipestone. To purchase tickets or for more information, contact Joni Peterson, (507) 825-3681, Susie Otto, (507) 825-2750, or the Pipestone County Museum, (507) 825-2563.

Tuesday, June 14

Historic Dayton House Coffee, serving homemade treats, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Historic Dayton House, 1311 Fourth Ave., Worthington.

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.

"Steel Magnolias," the first play of the season, featuring alumni Dawn Wells of "Gilligan's Island" fame, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

Flag Retirement Ceremony, 9 p.m., by the walk bridge, Olsen Park, Worthington.

Wednesday, June 15

"Steel Magnolias," the first play of the season, featuring alumni Dawn Wells of "Gilligan's Island" fame, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

Thursday, June 16

"Steel Magnolias," the first play of the season, featuring alumni Dawn Wells of "Gilligan's Island" fame, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

Friday, June 17

"The Tortoise Versus the Hare," a presentation of Missoula Children's Theatre, 7 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, 714 13th St., Worthington. Phone 376-9101.

"Steel Magnolias," the first play of the season, featuring alumni Dawn Wells of "Gilligan's Island" fame, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

Saturday, June 18

"The Tortoise Versus the Hare," a presentation of Missoula Children's Theatre, 2 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, 714 13th St., Worthington. Phone 376-9101.

Good Ole Summertime, featuring car show with musical entertainment and activities from 6 to 8 p.m. at Beach House Drive-In, Sibley, Iowa. Contact the Sibley Chamber of Commerce, (712) 754-3212.

"Steel Magnolias," the first play of the season, featuring alumni Dawn Wells of "Gilligan's Island" fame, 4:30 and 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

Sunday, June 19

"Steel Magnolias," the first play of the season, featuring alumni Dawn Wells of "Gilligan's Island" fame, 6 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

Sunday Nite Dance, music by Shirley's Big Band, 7 to 10 p.m., American Legion Hall, Brewster. Contact Roxann Polzine, (507) 370-4461.

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