Out and About
Friday, Dec. 31
"Prairie Dazzle," a display of holiday lights, 6 to 10:30 p.m., Prairie Holdings, U.S. 59 North, Worthington.
Steak or walleye supper, serving from 5:30 p.m. until gone, Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.
Karaoke with Virgil Reed, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Club, 1117 Second Ave., Worthington.
New Year's Eve Dance, sponsored by Spencer Northwest Iowa Area Singles, dance lessons at 7:15 p.m., dancing to the music of Dave Lock from 8 p.m. to midnight, door prizes and free-will breakfast to follow, Hap Ketelsen Community Center, Everly, Iowa. For more information, contact Teresa, (712) 240-2259.
New Year's Eve Dance, featuring music by Generations of Rock 'N' Roll, champagne toast and snacks included in cover charge, 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Arnolds Park Pavilion, Arnolds Park, Iowa.
Saturday, Jan. 1
Glamour and Glitz, sponsored by the Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons and Sioux Empire United Way for elementary age girls, featuring opportunities to have hair styled, nails painted, learn new dance moves, walk the red carpet and a photo booth, free admission, 7 to 9 p.m., Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls, S.D. For more information, contact Michelle Ellis, (605) 336-8409, ext. 44, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, Jan. 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.
Friday, Jan. 7
11th annual Jazz & Blues Festival, featuring a music clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and pub crawl, Cherokee, Iowa. Go to www.cherokeejazzbluesfestival.com or phone 1-800-325-5739.
Saturday, Jan. 8
Snowshoe Hike, for grade 3 to adult, equipment provided, hot chocolate served afterward, Shetek Environmental Learning Center, 14 Keeley Island Drive, Lake Shetek, Slayton. Phone (507) 763-3567, or e-mail email@example.com.
11th annual Jazz & Blues Festival, with youth talent showcase from 3 to 6 p.m., concert with the Adam Schroeder Quartet and headliner Levee Town and pub crawl, Cherokee, Iowa. Go to www.cherokeejazzbluesfestival.com or phone 1-800-325-5739.
Good Times Singles Dance, with music by Sound Unlimited, no line dancing, snacks welcome, 8 p.m. to midnight, American Legion Hall, Brewster. Contact Sharon, (507) 227-5584.
Sunday, Jan. 9
Cross-Country Skiing, for grade 3 to adult, equipment provided, hot chocolate served afterward, Shetek Environmental Learning Center, 14 Keeley Island Drive, Lake Shetek, Slayton. Phone (507) 763-3567, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paintings by Douglas Ross, featuring a collection of acrylic paintings of the North Shore and Lake Superior, opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m., Nobles County Art Center, 407 12th St., Worthington. Exhibit continues through Jan. 31; hours are 2 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Phone 372-8245.
11th annual Jazz & Blues Festival, with gospel concert from 2 to 3 p.m., Cherokee, Iowa. Go to www.cherokeejazzbluesfestival.com or phone 1-800-325-5739.
Tuesday, Jan. 11
"Nighttime Hunters," a program about owls for families and adults, dress for the weather and walking, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Prairie Ecology Bus Center, Sparks Park, 935 N. Minnesota 86, Lakefield. Preregistration is required; phone (507) 662-5064.
Friday, Jan. 14
Benefit Supper, for Angela Selberg, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 10 years ago and has been accepted for stem cell spin therapy in Panama City, Panama, 5 to 7 p.m., live auction to follow, Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave, Worthington. Supplemental funds available from Thrivent.