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lifestyles Worthington, 56187
Worthington Minnesota 300 11th Street / P.O. Box 639 56187

Friday, July 19

Osceola County Fair, with exhibits open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Lunch and Learn event at noon, water games at 5 p.m. and the Tuff Nuff miniature rodeo at 7 p.m., Osceola County Fairgrounds, Sibley, Iowa.

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Ice Cream Social, serving barbecues, homemade pie, icea cream and beverages, also crafts and baked goods for sale, 5 to 7 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, Slayton.

Brewster Fun Days, with kiddie pedal pull at 5 p.m., Little Mr./Miss drawing at 6:30 p.m., dance from 9 p.m. to midnight and other events, Brewster.

Christmas in July, with Ribs & Rims from 5:30 p.m. until ribs gone, cruise-in-car show, live music until 11 p.m. and children’s activities, Adrian.

“I Hate Hamlet,” a comedy, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

36th annual Wilder Pageant, an outdoor pageant based on the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder performed on the banks of Plum Creek, Walnut Grove. Phone 1-888-859-3102 or go to walnutgrove.org.

DJ Tony Winter, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Cloub, 117 Second Ave., Worthington.

Saturday, July 20

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

Farmers Market, 6:30 a.m. to noon, Schwalbach Ace Hardware parking lot, 1131 Oxford St., Worthington.

Christmas in July, with 8 a.m. run-walk, disc golf, volleyball and kickball tournaments, 10:30 a.m. program by Sanford Zoo Express, craft and vendor show from 1 to 4 p.m., Christmas movie showing at 1:30 p.m., kiddie tractor pull at 5 p.m., parade at 7 p.m. and other events, Adrian.

Brewster Fun Days, 8 a.m. run-walk registration, sand volleyball, horseshoe and beanbag tournaments, kids games, food booths, 1 p.m. parade, magic show, street dance featuring Judd Hoos and other events, Brewster.

Osceola County Fair, with exhibits open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., free pork loin lunch and watermelon, kids pedal pull at 2 p.m., barbecue cookoff, arm wrestling tournament at 1 p.m. and NTPA Tractor Pull at 7 p.m., Osceola County Fairgrounds, Sibley, Iowa.

University of Okoboji Homecoming Weekend, with marathon, triathlon, half-marathon and 10K running events, Ecology Dive and other events, various sites, Okoboji, Iowa. Go to www.threesons.com for more information.

“I Hate Hamlet,” a comedy, 4:30 and 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Old-Fashioned Drive-In, with carhops serving grilled burgers, hot dogs, bratwurst, chips, root beer floats and lemonade, 5 to 7 p.m., parking lot, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 230 Clary St., Worthington.

Pork Chop Supper, 5:30 p.m. until gone, Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.

Enemy Planes with Bright Giant, 7:30 p.m., Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, Iowa.

36th annual Wilder Pageant, an outdoor pageant based on the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder performed on the banks of Plum Creek, Walnut Grove. Phone 1-888-859-3102 or go to walnutgrove.org.

REO Speedwagon, 9 p.m., Grand Falls Casino and Resort, Larchwood, Iowa. Phone (712) 777-7777.

Sunday, July 21

Minnesota Twins Chartered Bus Trip, sponsored by Luverne Community Education, leaving Luverne at 7:30 a.m. with pickup available in Worthington if requested at time of registration, Community Education parking lot, Luverne. Phone (507) 283-4724.

Brewster Fun Days, with sunrise medallion hunt and pancake breakfast, Brewster.

34th annual Horned Trout Tournament, fishing tournament registration at 10 a.m., fishing from noon to 2 p.m., also raffle drawings, kids’ games, food and other events, Eastside Acres, Round Lake.

Osceola County Military Exhibit, featuring uniforms, photos and other military items from World War II to Iraq, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., McCallum Museum, Fifth Street and Eighth Avenue, Sibley, Iowa. For more information, contact Jan Stofferan, (712) 754-3882.

Bingo, doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m., American Legion, Okabena.

 “I Hate Hamlet,” a comedy, 6 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Tuesday, July 23

Downtown Farmers Market, 4 to 7 p.m., former Campbell Soup parking lot, 10th Street and Second Avenue, Worthington.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Wednesday, July 24

Abate Burger Night, sponsored by Southwest Chapter Abate of Minnesota, serving pork or beef burgers, chips, beans and all the fixings, 6 to 8 p.m., PD’s, Main Street, Rushmore.

“Amazing” Worthington City Band Concert, final concert of the summer season, with theme of  “Musical Theater Night,” featuring master of ceremonies Gordon Moore, the cast of “Shrek —The Musical” and intermission entertainment by the Great Plains String Quartet, 7:30 p.m., Chautauqua Park, Worthington.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Thursday, July 25

Community Coffee, featuring The Singing Cowgirl Show, 2 to 4 p.m., Golden Horizons, 1790 College Way, Worthington.

Historic Dayton House Coffee, serving homemade pastries, fresh fruit, yogurt and a variety of coffees for a fee, 8 to 11 a.m., Historic Dayton House, 1311 Fourth Ave., Worthington.

Rock The Roof,  a concert series sponsored by the Iowa Rock ’n’ Roll Association, featuring Sue Clark, Senn Menn and Dee Jay & The Runaways, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Roof Garden, Arnolds Park, Iowa.

“Oliver!” 7:30 p.m, Lake Benton Opera House, Lake Benton. For tickets, phone (507) 368-4620 or email lakebentonoperahouse@gmail.com.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Friday, July 26

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.

Sirloin Steak Supper, 5:30 p.m. until gone, Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.

Worthington’s Got Talent, a talent show for local residents age 13 and older, free admission, cash prizes, food and drink available, doors open at 6 p.m. and show begins at 7 p.m, BenLee’s Café, 212 10th St., Worthington.

“Oliver!” 7:30 p.m, Lake Benton Opera House, Lake Benton. For tickets, phone (507) 368-4620 or email lakebentonoperahouse@gmail.com.

36th annual Wilder Pageant, an outdoor pageant based on the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder performed on the banks of Plum Creek, Walnut Grove. Phone 1-888-859-3102 or go to walnutgrove.org.

Saturday, July 27

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

Farmers Market, 6:30 a.m. to noon, Schwalbach Ace Hardware parking lot, 1131 Oxford St., Worthington.

33rd annual Classic and Wooden Boat Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with boat parade at 3 p.m., in front of the wooden roller coaster, Arnolds Park, Iowa.

“A Second Helping: The Church Basement Ladies Sequel,” presented by Prairie Repertory Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Brandon Valley Performingt Arts Center, Brandon. Phone (605) 582-8039; or go to http://sdstate.tix.com.

Power House, 7:30 p.m., Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, Iowa.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” 4:30 and 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

“Oliver!” 7:30 p.m, Lake Benton Opera House, Lake Benton. For tickets, phone (507) 368-4620 or email lakebentonoperahouse@gmail.com.

36th annual Wilder Pageant, an outdoor pageant based on the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder performed on the banks of Plum Creek, Walnut Grove. Phone 1-888-859-3102 or go to walnutgrove.org.

Sunday, July 28

Osceola County Military Exhibit, featuring uniforms, photos and other military items from World War II to Iraq, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., McCallum Museum, Fifth Street and Eighth Avenue, Sibley, Iowa. For more information, contact Jan Stofferan, (712) 754-3882.

“Oliver!” 2 p.m, Lake Benton Opera House, Lake Benton. For tickets, phone (507) 368-4620 or email lakebentonoperahouse@gmail.com.

 “A Second Helping: The Church Basement Ladies Sequel,” presented by Prairie Repertory Theatre, 2 p.m., Brandon Valley Performingt Arts Center, Brandon. Phone (605) 582-8039; or go to http://sdstate.tix.com.

Bingo, doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m., American Legion, Okabena.

Pipestone National Monument Guest Speaker Series, featuring Clyde Bellecourt, executive director of the American Indian Movement, 2 to 4 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” 6 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

Monday, July 29

Sanborn Watermelon Days, with kiddie tractor pull at 3:30 p.m., kiddie parade at 6 p.m., performance by the Mountain Lake Gospel Singers, fire department water contests, 8 p.m. Watermelon Queen pageant and other events, Sanborn.

Tuesday, July 30

Downtown Farmers Market, 4 to 7 p.m., former Campbell Soup parking lot, 10th Street and Second Avenue, Worthington.

Sanborn Watermelon Days, with 6:30 p.m. parade, also midway, food, performances by Su Fu Du and the Wendinger Band and other events, Sanborn.

Wednesday, July 31

“Oliver!” 7:30 p.m, Lake Benton Opera House, Lake Benton. For tickets, phone (507) 368-4620 or email lakebentonoperahouse@gmail.com.

Thursday, Aug. 1

Community Coffee, 2 to 4 p.m., Golden Horizons, 1790 College Way, Worthington.

Rock The Roof,  a concert series sponsored by the Iowa Rock ’n’ Roll Association, featuring Daybreak and Bill Dewey, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Roof Garden, Arnolds Park, Iowa.

“Oliver!” 7:30 p.m, Lake Benton Opera House, Lake Benton. For tickets, phone (507) 368-4620 or email lakebentonoperahouse@gmail.com.

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