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Out & About: Nov. 30-Dec. 14
Worthington Minnesota 300 11th Street / P.O. Box 639 56187

Friday, Nov. 30

Holiday Fest, with gala from 7 to 11 p.m., Jackson Golf Course, Jackson.

Monroe Crossing, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, 714 13th St., Worthington. For tickets, phone 376-9101 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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"Candy Canes and Christmas," the Opland Singers Christmas show, 7:30 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone. Phone 1-877-722-2787.

Holiday Jam with the Hegg Brothers, 7:30 p.m., Historic Palace Theatre, Luverne. Phone (507) 283-8294.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Gift & Bake Sale, a fundraiser for Team Trinity Relay for Life Team, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 704 Poplar St., Sibley, Iowa.

Holiday Fest, with gun show, gingerbread house contest, ice skating, Santa's Workshop, craft and vendor expo, horse-drawn wagon rides, carolers, free movie matinee at 1 p.m., free soup at participating businesses, lighted parade at 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. fireworks and other events, various locations, Jackson.

Tour of Homes, a fundraiser for the Sibley-Ocheyedan High School Choir Boosters, featuring five homes, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sibley, Iowa. Tickets available at Porch on Main, Sibley State Bank, U.S. Bank and Melvin Savings Bank, all in Sibley, and United Community Bank, Ocheydan.

Traditions of Christmas, with Breakfast with Santa, Storytime with Mrs. Claus, Otter Valley Railroad display, Traditions of Christmas displays, 1:30 p.m. movie matinee and other events, various locations, Sibley, Iowa.

Winterfest, with arts and crafts show, Holiday stroll from 5 to 7:30 p.m., D-Light-Full 5K Run at 6 p.m., Silent Night Christmas Concert at 7:30 p.m., tree-lighting ceremony at 8:30 p.m. and other events, Luverne. Phone 1-888-283-4061 for more information.

Grand Ole Opry-Style Country Music Show, featuring Maury Muhm, Greg Amundson, Macelyn Newhouse, Ricky Nlson, Nate Newhouse, Bryon Kittleson and others, along with the Opry All-Star Band, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Jackson County Central Performing Arts Center, Jackson. Phone (507) 847-3891 or 847-2009.

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.

Ducks Unlimited Banquet, social hour at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., also raffles, games and drawings, American Legion Hall, Brewster.

"The Wizard of Oz," Fulda School musical, tickets available at door, 7 p.m., Fulda Elementary School gymnasium, Fulda.

"Candy Canes and Christmas," the Opland Singers Christmas show, 7:30 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone. Phone 1-877-722-2787.

Singles Dance, sponsored by Spencer Northwest Iowa Area Singles, music by DJ Donnie, door prizes, 8 p.m. to midnight, Hartley Community Center, Hartley, Iowa. Call Teresa, (712) 240-2259.

Singles Dance, a fundraiser for Beginning Experience of Southwest Minnesota, featuring music by Hickory Wind, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., American Legion Hall, Pipestone.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Pancake Breakfast, serving all-you-can-eat pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages, coffee and juice, 8 a.m. to noon, American Legion Post 461, Round Lake.

Soup with Santa, featuring opportunities for children to visit with Santa, make ornaments and decorate cookies, homemade soup and cookies for all ages, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Reading Community Center, Reading.

Traditions of Christmas, decorations display, noon to 5 p.m., Osceola County Courthouse, Sibley, Iowa.

"The Wizard of Oz," Fulda School musical, tickets available at door, 1 p.m., Fulda Elementary School gymnasium, Fulda.

Holiday Fest, old-fashioned Christmas activities, 4 p.m. church service and gun show, various locations, Jackson.

2012 Holiday Show & Sale, featuring works by regional artists, opening reception, 2 to 4:30 p.m., Nobles County Art Center, 407 12th St., Worthington. Exhibit continues through December; hours are 2 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Phone 372-8245.

Winterfest, free showing of new version of "Miracle on 34th Street," 2 p.m., Historic Palace Theatre, Luverne.

Lutfisk and Meatball Dinner, also including lefse, green beans, giftas, potatoes, white sauce, rice pudding and Scandinavian cookies, with visits by Santa Lucia and Star Boys, separate seatings at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 12th Street and Fourth Avenue, Worthington. Advance tickets available at AX Photo and Hy-Vee.

"Candy Canes and Christmas," the Opland Singers Christmas show, 3 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone. Phone 1-877-722-2787.

15th annual Albs Concert, a benefit for the Christmas Basket Program, theme of "Tis the Season," free-will offering, 3:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, 714 13th St., Worthington.

Bingo, with three jackpots, doors open at 5:30 p.m., American Legion, Okabena.

Southwest Minnesota Men's Chorus and Slayton Area Community Band Christmas Concert, 6:30 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, Slayton.

Monday, Dec. 3

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

Lorie Line "Immanuel" Holiday Concert Extravaganza, 7:30 p.m., Business, Arts & Recreation Center, 1012 Fifth Ave., Windom. Reserved seating only; phone (507) 831-2375.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Bingo, doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m., Reading Community Center, Reading. Proceeds go to support the center and Reading area organizations.

Thursday, Dec. 6

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

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

Holiday Wine Tasting, with instruction and sampling of six wines along with food pairings, 7 p.m., Historic Dayton House, 1311 Fourth Ave., Worthington. Advance tickets available at the Worthington Liquor Store, 372-8620, or Dayton House, 727-1311.

Holiday Jam with the Hegg Brothers, 7 p.m., Sheldon Community High School Auditorium, Sheldon, Iowa. For ticket information, contact the Northwest Iowa Health Center Foundation, (712) 324-6022.

Friday, Dec. 7

"Candy Canes and Christmas," the Opland Singers Christmas show, 7:30 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone. Phone 1-877-722-2787.

Saturday, Dec. 8

Sparkling Bright Holiday Brunch, featuring a holiday buffet and entertainment by a children's bell choir, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Business, Arts & Recreation Center, 1012 Fifth Ave., Windom. Phone (507) 831-2375.

Northwest Iowa Symphony Youth Orchestra Fall Concert, 3 p.m., BJ Haan Auditorium, Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa.

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

"Candy Canes and Christmas," the Opland Singers Christmas show, 7:30 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone. Phone 1-877-722-2787.

Good Times Singles Dance, music by Mark & Len, no line dancing, 8 p.m. to midnight, American Legion Hall, Brewster.

Sunday, Dec. 9

"Candy Canes and Christmas," the Opland Singers Christmas show, 3 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Pipestone. Phone 1-877-722-2787.

Bingo, with three jackpots, doors open at 5:30 p.m., American Legion, Okabena.

Mankato Symphony Orchestra Candy Cane Concert, featuring a mix of classical and traditional Christmas favorites, 3 p.m., Mankato West High School auditorium, Mankato. Phone (507) 387-1008; or go to mankatosymphony.com.

16th annual Worldwide Candle Lighting, sponsored by the Windom Chapter of Compassionate Friends to commemorate children who have died at any age from any cause, 6:30 p.m., Cottonwood County Historical Society, 812 Fourth Ave., Windom.

Monday, Dec. 10

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

Tuesday, Dec. 11

Bingo, doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m., Reading Community Center, Reading. Proceeds go to support the center and Reading area organizations.

Thursday, Dec. 13

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

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

Dec. 14

Chili Cook-Off, registrations being taken now, Veterans of Foreign Wars Club, 117 Second Ave., Worthington.

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