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

Friday, June 17

Fulda Wood Duck Festival, with carnival, Starfire concert from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and fireworks at dusk, Fulda.

Good Ole Summertime, with glo-golf tournament, Sibley, Iowa. For more information, contact the Sibley Chamber of Commerce, (712) 754-3212, or go to www.sibleyiowa.net.

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Ice Cream Days, with basketball tournament, smile contest, ice cream social, Kids Ice Cream Cone-ival, grand opening of the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor featuring Tonic Sol-fa, concert and BMX exhibition, LeMars, Iowa. Phone (712) 546-8821.

Heritage Days, with community breakfast, street sales, craft sale, depot museum open, steak supper, mini midway, races, cruise night and other events, Rock Rapids, Iowa. Phone (712) 472-3456.

"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.

"Annie," presented by the Calumet Players, 7:30 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone. Phone 1-877-722-2787 for tickets.

"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

Farmers Market, 5:30 a.m. to noon, former Hy-Vee parking lot, Northland Mall, Worthington. For more information, contact Al Broesder, 360-4168.

Fulda Wood Duck Festival, with 5k walk and run, antique engine show, carnival, horseshoe contest, 6 p.m. parade and street dance with music by The Big Show, Fulda.

Good Ole Summertime, with pet walk, food stands, poker run, Sibley Fire & Rescue open house, disc golf tournaments, craft fair, 5 p.m. parade, golf ball races, musical entertainment by Chad Elliott and car cruise-in, Sibley, Iowa. For more information, contact the Sibley Chamber of Commerce, (712) 754-3212, or go to www.sibleyiowa.net.

Antique Tractor Pull, associated with the Otter Creek Pullers, weigh-in at 9 a.m., pull at 10 a.m., prizes for top three in each class, food stand available, Ashton, Iowa.

Ice Cream Days, with rib rally, 9 a.m. parade, art in the park, remote control airplane and helicopter fly, ice cream flavor creation contest, fishing derby and toy auction, LeMars, Iowa. Phone (712) 546-8821.

Heritage Days, road race, fast pitch tournament, 11 a.m. parade, all-school reunion, concessions, car and motorcycle show, vendor fair, pedal car races, brat feed, Mr. Twister performance, lumberjack show, dance camp, figure 8 races, River Valley Players Review, street dance and other events, Rock Rapids, Iowa. Phone (712) 472-3456.

"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.

"Annie," presented by the Calumet Players, noon and 7:30 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone. Phone 1-877-722-2787 for ticket information.

"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

Fulda Wood Duck Festival, with pancake feed, Fulda Community Choir cantata at 11:15 a.m., kiddie tractor pull at 1 p.m., fun in the park featuring Bob & the Beachcombers from noon to 5 p.m., Fulda.

Good Ole Summertime, with pancake breakfast and Christian fellowship and music in Central Park, Sibley, Iowa. For more information, contact the Sibley Chamber of Commerce, (712) 754-3212, or go to www.sibleyiowa.net.

Heritage Days, pancake breakfast, 10:30 a.m. community church service and other events, Rock Rapids, Iowa. Phone (712) 472-3456.

"Annie," presented by the Calumet Players, 2 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone. Phone 1-877-722-2787 for ticket information.

"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.

"The Enigma of India," a lecture on the geographic, economic, history and religions of the country presented by Walter Benjamin, a former resident of Pipestone, 7 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone.

Tuesday, June 21

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.

Summer Solstice Yoga Class, free to all participants, 5:30 p.m., Sailboard Beach, Lake Okabena, Worthington.

"Wait Until Dark," a suspense thriller, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

Wednesday, June 22

ABATE Burger Night, a fundraiser for motorcycle awareness and education, serving beef and pork burgers with fixings, beans and chips for a set fee, 6 to 9 p.m., PD's Bar, 120 N. Thompson Ave., Rushmore.

"Wait Until Dark," a suspense thriller, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

Thursday, June 23

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

"Annie," presented by the Calumet Players, 7:30 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone. Phone 1-877-722-2787 for ticket information.

Northern Plains Rhubarb Fest, featuring a rhubarb competition, live music, beer garden, artist bazaar, community bake sale and other events, 4:30 to 9 p.m., Windmill Park, Orange City, Iowa. Phone (712) 737-3153 or go to bluemt.co.

"Wait Until Dark," a suspense thriller, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

Friday, June 24

Hardwick Jubilee Days and All-School Reunion, with 5 p.m. Whopper feed, co-ed and fast-pitch softball game and DJ from 8 p.m. to midnight on Main Street, Hardwick.

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

"County Parks," an exhibit of paintings by Agnes "Bobbie" Alsgaard-Lien, sponsored by a legacy grant from Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council, opening reception, 5 to 8:30 p.m., Center for Performing and Visual Arts, Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington campus. Exhibit will continue through Aug. 30.

"Annie," presented by the Calumet Players, 7:30 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone. Phone 1-877-722-2787 for tickets.

"Wait Until Dark," a suspense thriller, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

Saturday, June 25

Farmers Market, 5:30 a.m. to noon, former Hy-Vee parking lot, Northland Mall, Worthington. Contact Al Broesder, 360-4168.

Hardwick Jubilee Days and All-School Reunion, co-ed softball tournament, community and reunion meal from 5 to 8 p.m., 7 p.m. parade, kids pedal pull, street dance featuring Reprise at 9 p.m., Hardwick.

Tina & Lena, a Minnesota comedy and singing duo, 7 p.m., Jackson County Central Performing Arts Center, Jackson. Phone (507) 847-6627 or e-mail pam_grussing@jccschools.com.

"Annie," presented by the Calumet Players, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone. Phone 1-877-722-2787 for ticket information.

"Wait Until Dark," a suspense thriller, 4:30 and 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

Karaoke with Virgil Reed, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Club, 117 Second Ave., Worthington.

Sunday, June 26

Hardwick Jubilee Days and All-School Reunion, community worship service at 10:30 a.m., Hardwick.

"Annie," presented by the Calumet Players, 2 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone. Phone 1-877-722-2787 for tickets.

"Wait Until Dark," a suspense thriller, 6 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

Monday, June 27

St. Mary's School third annual golf fundraiser, four-person scramble, fee includes green fees, cart, tote or towel and dinner, shotgun start at 1 p.m., Worthington Country Club, Worthington. To register, contact Chris Hurley, 372-4806.

Tuesday, June 28

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.

Fish 'N' Fun Day, featuring activities on fish management and water stewardship and 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.

Springfield Garden Study Club 76th annual Flower Show, open to all amateur gardeners, entries received from 1 to 2:30 p.m., judging from 2:30 to 4 p.m., show from 4 to 7 p.m., Springfield Area Community Center, Springfield. Phone (507) 723-5593 for more information.

Wednesday, June 29

Buffalo Burger Picnic, a fundraiser sponsored by Ruth Circle for the roof fund, serving buffalo burgers, potato salad, chips, baked beans and watermelon for a free-will offering, 5 to 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, 2764 Broadway Ave., Slayton.

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