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Friday, Aug. 5

11th annual Swampy Days, with horseshoe tournament, Booster Club supper and bingo, Bigelow.

Farmer Appreciation Days, featuring Golf Fun Night and Savings Bank grand opening, Lake Park, Iowa. Go to lakeparkia.com for more information.

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Vettes in the Park, featuring a variety of American-made muscle cars, registration from 3 to 6 p.m. followed by Parade of Vettes, Okoboji Motor Company, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 337-0203.

Hartley Summer Celebration, with tractor ride, kids carnival, flower show, beer garden, auction, raffle drawing, blue star banner recognition and other events, Hartley, Iowa.

"Beauty and the Beast," 7 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, Worthington. Phone 376-9101 for reserved ticket information.

"Camelot," 7:30 p.m., Lake Benton Opera House, Lake Benton. Phone (507) 368-4620.

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

"The Glass Menagerie," 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, Spirit Lake, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Music by Tom Binford, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Club, 1117 Second Ave., Worthington.

Saturday, Aug. 6

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

Farmers Market, featuring producers selling a variety of fresh produce, baked goods and handmade items, 6:30 a.m. to noon, Schwalbach Ace Hardware parking lot, 1131 Oxford St., Worthington.

University of Okoboji Point to Point Open Water Swim, 3.5-mile event, registration from 6 to 6:30 a.m. and swim at 7 a.m., Gull Point Park, Okoboji, Iowa.

Farmer Appreciation Days, with 5k run/walk and one-mile fun walk, bike and tricycle decorating contest, 10:30 a.m. parade, free watermelon feed, pie-eating contest, concession stand, inflatables, kiddie train rides, dunk tank, Lucky Duck drawing, barbecue contest, beer garden and street cance featuring IV Play, Lake Park, Iowa. Go to lakeparkia.com for more information.

11th annual Swampy Days, volleyball tournament, games, inflatables, bean bag tournament, 2 p.m. truck pull, concessions and dance featuring Sideline from 7 p.m. to midnight, Bigelow.

21st annual Flying Farmer Fun Fly, featuring model airplanes, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., event is free to the public, bring your own lawn chair, 21316 300th Street, Rushmore.

Hartley Summer Celebration, with 5k run-walk, pancake feed, bicycle ride, 10 a.m. parade, 11 a.m. bed races, poker run, kids pedal pull, cemetery walk, free-throw contest, talent show, car show, barbecue contest, street dance and other events, Hartley, Iowa.

Vettes in the Park, featuring a variety of American-made muscle cars, autocross registration from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Rosenboom Machine & Tool, autocross from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and indoor picnic at 5 p.m. at Dickinson County Expo Center, Spirit Lake, Iowa. Phone (712) 337-0203.

"Storyland: A Trip through Childhood Favorites," a Minnesota Children's museum hands-on exhibit hosted by Worthingotn ECI and ECFE, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., West Learning Center, 117 11th Ave., Room 102, Worthington. Phone 372-1207 for more information.

Art in the Park, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, Iowa.

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.

Steak and Shrimp Supper, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.

"Beauty and the Beast," 7 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, Worthington. Phone 376-9101 for reserved ticket information.

"Camelot," 7:30 p.m., Lake Benton Opera House, Lake Benton. Phone (507) 368-4620.

"The Glass Menagerie," 4:30 and 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, Spirit Lake, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Ladies of the 80s, impersonation group featuring 1980s female singers, 7:30 p.m., Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, Iowa.

Singles Dance, sponsored by Spencer Northwest Iowa Area Singles, music by Mylan Ray, dance lessons at 7:15 p.m., dance from 8 p.m. to midnight, Hap Ketelson Community Center, Everly, Iowa. Contact Teresa, (712) 240-2259.

Sunday, Aug. 7

Vettes in the Park, featuring a variety of American-made muscle cars, registration at 8 a.m., omelet br8unch from 9 a.m. to noon, indoor and outdoor car shows from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. awards ceremony, Historic Arnolds Park, Arnolds Park, Iowa. Phone (712) 337-0203.

21st annual Flying Farmer Fun Fly, featuring model airplanes, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., event is free to the public, bring your own lawn chair, 21316 300th Street, Rushmore.

Farmer Appreciation Days, with 1 p.m. tractor ride, 5 p.m. Fireman's Cruise-In, supper and raffle drawing Lake Park, Iowa. Go to lakeparkia.com for more information.

"Beauty and the Beast," 2 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, Worthington. Phone 376-9101 for reserved ticket information.

"Storyland: A Trip through Childhood Favorites," a Minnesota Children's museum hands-on exhibit hosted by Worthingotn ECI and ECFE, 1 to 5 p.m., West Learning Center, 117 11th Ave., Room 102, Worthington. Phone 372-1207 for more information.

"Art For Children By Children," an exhibit resulting from an art class taught by Rhonda Fueston, opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m., Nobles County Art Center, Worthington. Exhibit continues through August. Hours are 2 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Phone 372-8245 for more information.

"Camelot," 2 p.m., Lake Benton Opera House, Lake Benton. Phone (507) 368-4620.

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

"The Glass Menagerie," 6 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, Spirit Lake, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Showing of Dolores Fink Doll Collection, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., McCallum Museum, Osceola County Historic Society. Contact Jan Stof-feran (712) 754-3882

Monday, Aug. 8

Burger Nite, serving from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.

"Camelot," 2 p.m., Lake Benton Opera House, Lake Benton. Phone (507) 368-4620.

Tuesday, Aug. 9

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.

"Evita," the final play of the OST summer season, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Wednesday, Aug. 10

Historic Dayton House Tours, no reservations needed, 1:30 p.m., Historic Dayton House, 1311 Fourth Ave., Worthington.

"Evita," the final play of the OST summer season, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Thursday, Aug. 11

Rock the Roof Garden Summer Concert Series, featuring Bitty Big Band and Fabulous Traidmarx, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Roof Garden, Arnolds Park Amusement Park, U.S. 71 and Lake Street, Arnolds Park, Iowa. Go to www.arnoldspark.com.

"Evita," the final play of the OST summer season, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Friday, Aug. 12

Big O Show, featuring vendors of antiques, crafts, fashion and other items, breakfast and lunch available, 3 to 7 p.m., U.S. 71, across from the Harley Davidson dealership, Okoboji, Iowa.

"Beauty and the Beast," 7 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, Worthington. Phone 376-9101 for reserved ticket information.

"Evita," the final play of the OST summer season, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Saturday, Aug. 13

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

Farmers Market, featuring producers selling a variety of fresh produce, baked goods and handmade items, 6:30 a.m. to noon, Schwalbach Ace Hardware parking lot, 1131 Oxford St., Worthington.

Ocheyedan Days of Olde 5k Fun Walk-Run, in memory of Corey Wingate, registration at 7:30 a.m., run at 8 a.m., Ocheyedan City Park, Ocheyedan, Iowa.

"Storyland: A Trip through Childhood Favorites," a Minnesota Children's museum hands-on exhibit hosted by Worthingotn ECI and ECFE, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., West Learning Center, 117 11th Ave., Room 102, Worthington. Phone 372-1207 for more information.

Coin, postcard and paper money show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., community building, Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Big O Show, featuring vendors of antiques, crafts, fashion and other items, breakfast and lunch available, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., U.S. 71, across from the Harley Davidson dealership, Okoboji, Iowa.

Steak Fry, serving 16-ounce T-bone or 12-ounce ribeye, 5:30 p.m. until gone, Eagles Club, 205 Oxford St., Worthington.

"Beauty and the Beast," 7 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, Worthington. Phone 376-9101 for reserved ticket information.

"Evita," the final play of the OST summer season, 4:30 and 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

DJ Tony Winter, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Club, 1117 Second Ave., Worthington.

Sunday, Aug. 14

Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon, Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.

Coin, postcard and paper money show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., community building, Spirit Lake, Iowa.

"Storyland: A Trip through Childhood Favorites," a Minnesota Children's museum hands-on exhibit hosted by Worthington ECI and ECFE, 1 to 5 p.m., West Learning Center, 117 11th Ave., Room 102, Worthington. Phone 372-1207 for more information.

Big O Show, featuring vendors of antiques, crafts, fashion and other items, breakfast and lunch available, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., U.S. 71, across from the Harley Davidson dealership, Okoboji, Iowa.

Showing of Dolores Fink Doll Collection, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., McCallum Museum, Osceola County Historic Society. Contact Jan Stof-feran (712) 754-3882

"Beauty and the Beast," 2 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, Worthington. Phone 376-9101 for reserved ticket information.

Old Settlers Ice Cream Social and Cake Walk, sponsored by the Pipestone County Historical Society, 2 to 4 p.m., Moore Park, Pipestone. Contact the Pipestone County Museum, (507) 825-2563.

"Evita," the final play of the OST summer season, 6 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Gospel Concert, featuring One Way, 7:30 p.m., Treasure Village, 2023 Iowa 86, Milford, Iowa. Phone (712) 337-3730; or go to www.treasurevillage.org.

Master's Voice Quartet Concert, 6:30 Ocheyedan City Park, Ocheyedan, Iowa.

Monday, Aug. 15

Watermelon Days, with 3:30 p.m. kiddie tractor pull, 6 p.m. kiddie parade, Lynn Stoneking Marantha Ministrie Band perform-ance, fireman water fights and Watermelon Queen pageant, Sanborn.

Burger Nite, serving from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.

Tuesday, Aug. 16

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.

Ice Cream Social, 4 to 6 p.m., courtyard between Sanford Cancer Center and Sanford Worthington Medical Center, Worthington.

Cruisin' Downtown Worthington, featuring displays of classic cars, motorcycles and tractors, music by DJ Barry Roberts from 5 to 7 p.m., 10th Street, downtown Worthington. To display a vehicle, contact the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, 372-2919.

Watermelon Days, with 6:30 p.m. parade, rides, food, and games, watermelon stand and performance by the Wendinger Band, Sanborn.

Wednesday, Aug. 17

Historic Dayton House Tours, no reservations needed, 1:30 p.m., Historic Dayton House, 1311 Fourth Ave., Worthington.

Area-Wide Block Party, with food, music, devotions, motorcycle rides, kiddie train, tractor hay rides, kids' tractor pull, inflatable bounce house, crafts, bingo and prizes, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., American Reformed Church, 1720 N. Burlington Ave., Worthington.

Thursday, Aug. 18

Rock the Roof Garden Summer Concert Series, featuring Jerry Martin & The Sounds, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Roof Garden, Arnolds Park Amusement Park, U.S. 71 and Lake Street, Arnolds Park, Iowa. Go to www.arnoldspark.com.

Brass in Blue, the symphonic brass ensemble of the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, free tickets available at Jackson County libraries, 7 p.m., Jackson County Central Performing Arts Center, Jackson. Phone (507) 847-6627 or e-mail pam_grussing@jccschools.com.

Saturday, Aug. 20

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

Farmers Market, featuring producers selling a variety of fresh produce, baked goods and handmade items, 6:30 a.m. to noon, Schwalbach Ace Hardware parking lot, 1131 Oxford St., Worthington.

"Storyland: A Trip through Childhood Favorites," a Minnesota Children's museum hands-on exhibit hosted by Worthington ECI and ECFE, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., West Learning Center, 117 11th Ave., Room 102, Worthington. Phone 372-1207 for more information.

Karaoke with Virgil Reed, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Club, 1117 Second Ave., Worthington.

Sunday, Aug. 21

"Storyland: A Trip through Childhood Favorites," a Minnesota Children's museum hands-on exhibit hosted by Worthingotn ECI and ECFE, 1 to 5 p.m., West Learning Center, 117 11th Ave., Room 102, Worthington. Phone 372-1207 for more information.

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

Gospel Concert, featuring Circuit Riders, 7:30 p.m., Treasure Village, 2023 Iowa 86, Milford, Iowa. Phone (712) 337-3730; or go to www.treasurevillage.org.

Showing of Dolores Fink Doll Collection, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., McCallum Museum, Osceola County Historic Society. Contact Jan Stof-feran (712) 754-3882

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