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Out & ABout: Nov. 18-Dec. 3

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

Friday, Nov. 18

Vendor Fair and Bake Sale, a fundraiser for Farley's & Sathers Relay for Life Team, 2 to 7 p.m., American Legion Hall, Round Lake.

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Sunset Cottage Open House, a holiday fundraiser, coffee and cookies served, free-will donations, 3 to 8 p.m., Sunset Cottage, 1950 S.W. First Ave., Worthington.

A Nativity Experience, featuring more than 200 Nativity sets, serving coffee, hot cider and Christmas goodies, 5 to 8 p.m., West-minster Presbyterian Church, 230 Clary St., Worthington.

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., Wor-thington.

"A Don't Hug Me County Fair," presented by the Green Earth Players, 7:30 p.m., Historic Palace Theater, Luverne. For tickets, phone (507) 283-8294.

Hairball, an '80s tribute band, 7:30 p.m., Clay County Regional Events Center, Spencer, Iowa. Phone 1-800-745-3000 or go to www.ticketmaster.com.

Women's Okoboji Weekend, with social hour, food, prizes, entertainment by humorist Juli Burney and a charity purse auction, 6 to 9 p.m., Arnolds Park Pavilion, Arnolds Park, Iowa. Phone (712) 336-5800 or go to www.exploreokoboji.com.

Saturday, Nov. 19

Fall Festival, featuring a variety of vendors, refreshments for free-will donation, 9 a.m. to noon, Ocheyedan Town Hall, Main Street, Ocheyedan, Iowa.

Women's Okoboji Weekend, featuring more than 70 vendors, workshops, samplings and seminars, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Dickinson County Expo Building, Spirit Lake, Iowa. Phone (712) 336-5800 or go to www.exploreokoboji.com.

A Nativity Experience, featuring more than 200 Nativity sets, serving coffee, hot cider and Christmas goodies, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 230 Clary St., Worthington.

Trains at Christmas, hosted by the Sioux Valley Model Engineers Society, featuring traveling model railroad and toy train dis-plays, vendors of model and toy trains and layout building supplies and the society's model train layout, 10 am. to 5 p.m., Expo Building, Sioux Empire Fairgrounds, Sioux Falls, S.D. Go to www.svmes.net.

Ham and Meatball Supper, 5 to 7 p.m. or until gone, American Legion, Okabena.

Pork Chop Supper, serving grilled butterfly chop, baked potato, vegetable, salad and roll, 5 to 8 p.m. or until gone, American Le-gion Post 461, Round Lake.

Pork Chop Supper, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.

Butch Thompson Trio, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, Worthington. For tickets, phone 376-9101 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

"A Don't Hug Me County Fair," presented by the Green Earth Players, 7:30 p.m., Historic Palace Theater, Luverne. For tickets, phone (507) 283-8294.

Karaoke, with CSI Entertainment, 8 p.m. to midnight, Eagles Club, 205 Oxford St., Worthington.

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

Sunday, Nov. 20

Trains at Christmas, hosted by the Sioux Valley Model Engineers Society, featuring traveling model railroad and toy train dis-plays, vendors of model and toy trains and layout building supplies and the society's model train layout, 11 am. to 4 p.m., Expo Building, Sioux Empire Fairgrounds, Sioux Falls, S.D. Go to www.svmes.net.

Women's Okoboji Weekend, with wedding extravaganza featuring more than 35 vendors and 2 p.m. style show, noon to 4 p.m., Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa.. Phone (712) 336-5800 or go to www.exploreokoboji.com.

"A Don't Hug Me County Fair," presented by the Green Earth Players, 2 p.m., Historic Palace Theater, Luverne. For tickets, phone (507) 283-8294.

Southwest Minnesota Orchestra, performing Mahler's "Symphony No. 1 in D Major" along with the world premiere of Peter Lothringer's "Painting by Numbers III," 5 p.m., Church of the Holy Redeemer, Marshall. Contact the Southwest Minnesota State University Arts Department, (507) 537-7103.

Master's Voice Quartet, 5 p.m., Sibley Christian Reformed Church, 115 Maple Drive, Sibley, Iowa.

Monday, Nov. 21

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

Wednesday, Nov. 23

Brown Bag Lunch Program, featuring "JCC FFA Competes in Scotland," presented by Jeff Voss, Jim Nesseth and FFA members, noon, Jackson County Library, Jackson. Phone (507) 847-4748.

Tommy Gunn Band, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Club, 1117 Second Ave., Worthington.

Thursday, Nov. 24

Saturday, Nov. 26

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

Christmas Cash Karaoke Contest, registration and warmup at 9 p.m., contest at 10 p.m., C&N Saloon, Lamberton. Phone (507) 752-7252.

Third annual Winterfest, with hot dogs and barbecues served from noon to 2 p.m., 3 p.m. fishhouse parade followed by fishhouse display and voting, tailgating, 5 p.m. chili feed, door prize drawing at 6:30 p.m., music by Starfire from 8 p.m. to midnight, American Legion Post 461, Round Lake.

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

Holiday Open House & Bake Sale, featuring holiday décor, gifts and baked goods, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 306 Fourth St., Rushmore.

Sunday, Nov. 27

Windom Area Chordhustlers, benefit concert for the local food shelves, also featuring the Southwest Minnesota Men's Chorus, 4 p.m., American Lutheran Church, 906 Prospect Ave., Windom. Free admission with donation of non-perishable food items or cash.

Monday, Nov. 28

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

"Hate Speech, Horses and Hostages: The Untold Story of Lewis & Clark in Teton Territory," a free presentation by Craig Howe, director of the Center of American Indian Research and Native Studies in celebration of Native American History Month, 7 p.m., Fine Arts Theater, Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington campus.

Wednesday, Nov. 30

Brown Bag Lunch Program, featuring "South Africa-Shetek Partnership Mission trip," presented by Karl and Bonnie Frederick-son, noon, Jackson County Library, Jackson. Phone (507) 847-4748.

Thursday, Dec. 1

Burger Night, serving from 5 to 8 p.m., Eagles Club, 205 Oxford St., Worthington.

Saturday, Dec. 3

Third annual Opry Christmas -- Jackson Style, featuring Greg Amundson and eight other entertainers, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Jackson County Central Performing Arts Center, Jackson. Tickets available at Cornbelt Insurance in Jackson or by calling (507) 847-3891 or 847-2009.

"A Tropical Christmas," presented by the Bellamy Brothers, 7 p.m., Wild Rose Casino & Resort, Emmetsburg, Iowa. Phone 1-877-720-7663 or go to www.wildroseresorts.com.

Cookie Sale, also serving homemade rolls and coffee, grab bags available, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Trinity Lutheran Church, 2105 King Ave., Slayton.

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