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

Friday, Oct. 8

"The Accidental Hero," the true story of a farm boy from the Midwest who liberates the very towns in Czechoslovakia where his grandparents once lived, written and performed by Patrick Dewane, the grandson of the World War II hero, sponsored by Jackson County Library and Jackson County Community Education, 7 p.m., Jackson County Central Middle School Auditorium, Lakefield.

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"Forever Plaid," 7:30 p.m., Lake Benton Opera House, Lake Benton. Phone (507) 368-4620 or e-mail lakebentonoperahouse@gmail.com.

Saturday, Oct. 9

Farmers Market, 6:30 a.m. to noon, W-2's Quality Meats, 362 Oxford St., Worthington.

Fall Marketplace, featuring exhibitors selling custom picture frames, pottery, candles, scarves, wreaths, mittens, purses, jewelry, watercolor prints, Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple and other items, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Historic Dayton House, 1311 Fourth Ave., Worthington.

"Forever Plaid," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Lake Benton Opera House, Lake Benton. Phone (507) 368-4620 or e-mail lakebentonoperahouse@gm ail.com.

John Senn tribute roast,with dinner and concert, 6 to 10:30 p.m., Pearson Lakes Art Center, 2201 U.S. 71 North, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 338-2096.

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

Upper Midwest Singles Dance, featuring music by Shaydz, a new band from Sioux Falls, S.D., that plays a variety of classic rock and country and even some waltzes and polkas, no line dancing, 8 p.m. to midnight, American Legion Hall, Brewster.

Sunday, Oct. 10

"Forever Plaid," 2 p.m., Lake Benton Opera House, Lake Benton. Phone (507) 368-4620 or e-mail lakebentonoperahouse@gmail.com.

Scandinavian Smorgasbord, serving turkey, mashed potatoes, meatballs, herring, sandbakkels, giftas, lefse, rice, krumkake, fruit soup and other Scandinavian specialties, with live entertainment, 4 to 6:30 p.m., American Lutheran Church, 915 Winifred St., Worthington.

"Benny Goodman Songbook," a presentation of the Worthington Concert Association featuring a jazz trio, season membership required (available at the door), 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 408 11th St., Worthington.

Monday, Oct. 11

Oral History Workshop,

presented by Barbara Sommer, a Worthington native and nationally published oral historian, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Calumet Hotel, Pipestone. Contact the Pipestone County Museum, (507) 825-2563 or e-mail pipctymu@iw.net.

"Minnesota's Most Haunted Locations," presented by Chad Lewis, co-author of "The Minnesota Road Guide to Haunted Locations, 6:30 p.m., Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington. Phone 295-5340.

Tuesday, Oct. 12

Historic Dayton House Coffee, serving homemade treats, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Historic Dayton House, 1311 Fourth Ave., Worthington.

Farmers Market, 4 to 7 p.m., former Campbell Soup parking lot, downtown Worthington.

Bingo, with a $500 progressive jackpot, 7 p.m., Reading Community Center, Reading.

Thursday, Oct. 14

Burger Basket Night, serving from 5 to 8 p.m., Eagles Club 3282, 205 Oxford St., Worthington

Saturday, Oct. 16

Fall Fling, serving coffee, rolls and muffins,with produce sale, baked goods and white elephant sale, First United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 974 Sixth St., Windom.

Oktoberfest, a fundraiser for porch repairs, featuring a grilled pork dinner and a variety of beers, 5 to 9 p.m., Historic Dayton House, 1311 Fourth Ave., Worthington. Phone 727-1311.

Pork chop supper, serving 5 to 8 p.m. until gone with grilled loin chop, baked potato, vegetable, salad and roll, Round Lake American Legion.

Sunday Oct. 17

Sunday Night Dance,

music by Shirley's Band, 7 to 10:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, Brewster. Contact Roxann, 370-4461.

Tuesday, Oct. 19

Farmers Market, 4 to 7 p.m., former Campbell Soup parking lot, downtown Worthington.

Thursday, Oct. 21

Burger Basket Night, serving from 5 to 8 p.m., Eagles Club 3282, 205 Oxford St., Worthington

Friday, Oct. 22

Curtis & Loretta, the "Minnesota Heritage in Song" concert, featuring traditional songs, period instruments and 1800s costumes, 7:30 p.m., Nobles County Art Center, 407 12th St., Worthington.

Saturday, Oct. 23

Mystery Theater," a fundraiser for Beginning Experience of Southwest Minnesota, ticket includes theatrical presentation, pork dinner, tax and gratuity, 6:30 p.m., Key Largo, 29 Valhalla Drive, Slayton. Advance tickets required by Oct. 13; phone Char, (507) 763-3400.

Tuesday, Oct. 26

Farmers Market, 4 to 7 p.m., former Campbell Soup parking lot, downtown Worthington.

Thursday, Oct. 28

Burger Basket Night, serving from 5 to 8 p.m., Eagles Club 3282, 205 Oxford St., Worthington

Saturday, Oct. 30

"Minnesota's Most Haunted Locations," presented by Chad Lewis, co-author of "The Minnesota Road Guide to Haunted Locations, 7 p.m., Adrian Elementary School, 515 Oklahoma Ave., Adrian. Phone (507) 483-2541.

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