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Out and About: Area events, Sept. 10-19

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

Friday, Sept. 10

Autumn Boutique, sponsored by the Slayton Women of Today, featuring more than 80 exhibitors, and a food stand, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Murray County Fairgrounds, Slayton.

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Romermusic Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 p.m., The Royal Loon, Slayton.

Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra auditions, Music Building, Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa. To schedule an audition, contact Missy Mulder, (712) 722-6230, or e-mail niso@dordt.edu.

Saturday, Sept. 11

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

Autumn Boutique, sponsored by the Slayton Women of Today, featuring more than 80 exhibitors, and a food stand, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Murray County Fairgrounds, Slayton.

Mayor Oberloh's Golf Open, a fundraiser for Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight, 18 hole, four-person scramble, 9:30 a.m. shotgun start, Prairie View Golf Links, Worthington. To register, phone 372-8670.

"Circles in Motion," Prairie Star Quilters style show, featured seamstress Janet Saxen of Welcome, with boutique featuring handmade items for sale, punch at 11:30 a.m., meal at noon and style show at 1 p.m., Bethel Evangelical Free Church, 1125 S. State St., Fairmont. Tickets available at Hy-Vee, Fairmont, or from Prairie Star members.

Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra auditions, Music Building, Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa. To schedule an audition, contact Missy Mulder, (712) 722-6230, or e-mail niso@dordt.edu.

Fall Festival, with self-guided tours and general store from 3 to 7 p.m., pork loin sandwich meal from 5 to 6 p.m. and outdoor musical entertainment by Curtis & Loretta at 6:30 p.m., Shalom Hill Farm, 42194 County Road 3, rural Windom. Phone (507) 831-2232 or e-mail shf@rconnect.com.

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

Folksingers Bill and Kate Isles and the Windom Chordhustlers, joint concert, 7 p.m., Business, Arts & Recreation Center, 1012 Fifth Ave., Windom. Phone (507) 831-2375.

2010 Minnesota Renaissance Festival, weekend theme of "Royal Ale Festival," 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., festival grounds 3 miles south of Shakopee on U.S. 169. For more information, go to www.renaissancefest.com or phone 1- 800- 966-8215.

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

Romermusic Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 p.m., The Loose Moose, Westbrook.

Sunday, Sept. 12

Fall Dinner, serving Pizza Ranch broasted chicken, mashed potatoes, sweet corn, cole slaw and homemade pies, raffles to follow dinner, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Brewster.

Bazaar and Craft Auction,

serving roast beef, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, rolls, cole slaw, relish, pies and beverage from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., craft auction at 1:30 p.m., Big Ticket drawing, country store, adults and children's games and other events, St. Anthony Catholic Church, Lismore.

"Midwestern Heart," opening reception for an exhibit of screen prints and ink drawings by Aaron Horkey, light refreshments served, 2 to 4 p.m., Remick Gallery, Cottonwood County Historical Society, 812 Fourth Ave., Windom. Exhibit will continue until Nov. 20 and is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Phone (507) 831-1134.

2010 Minnesota Renaissance Festival, weekend theme of "Royal Ale Festival," 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., festival grounds 3 miles south of Shakopee on U.S. 169. For more information, go to www.renaissancefest.com or phone 1- 800- 966-8215.

Monday, Sept. 13

Fall Fundraiser, serving beef on a bun, cole slaw, baked beans, potato chips, dessert and beverage, proceeds to be used for improvements on the original museum building with supplemental funds from Thrivent, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Cottonwood County Historical Society, 812 Fourth Ave., Windom. Phone (507) 831-1134.

"A Night of Film," presented by filmmaker Erik McCowan, 7 p.m., Fine Arts Theater, Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington campus.

Tuesday, Sept. 14

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.

"Another Night of Film,"

presented by filmmaker Erik McCowan, 7 p.m., Fine Arts Theater, Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington campus.

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

Wednesday, Sept. 15

Harlem Ambassadors vs. Worthington Traveling Turkeys, 6:30 p.m., Worthington High School gymnasium, Worthington. Tickets available at Worthington Area YMCA, Center Sports and Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce.

Fall Supper, serving mashed potatoes, cubed beef and gravy, sweet corn, salad, bread and desserts, 4:30 to 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, Magnolia.

Thursday, Sept. 16

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

King Turkey Day Mixer,

admission free with 2010 King Turkey Day Button, 5 to 9 p.m., Pioneer Village, Worthington.

"Backroads and Byways of America,"a travelogue presented by Don and Fran Van Polen, 7 p.m., Worthington Christian Reformed Church, 1100 First Ave. S.W., Worthington.

Friday, Sept. 17

Karaoke with Virgil Reed,

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

Worthington Garden Club Flower Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wells Fargo Bank, 1010 Second Ave., Worthington.

King Turkey Day, with beer garden open from 4 to 11 p.m., Meet the Worthington and Cuero Race Teams from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., food vendors, carnival, Turkey Day Cathlon at 6 p.m., race car simulator, Monster Screen showing of "Kung Fu Panda" at 8 p.m. and other events, downtown Worthington.

Adult Singles Dance, music by Norgaard Country Music Duo, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Moose Lodge, 1926 W. Burnside St., Sioux Falls, S.D.

Saturday, Sept. 18

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

King Turkey Day, with YMCA 5k Family Fun Walk at 8:30 a.m., disc golf tournament at 10 a.m., free pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon, carnival, food vendors, 10:30 a.m. 10k run, horseshoe team tournament, beer garden open from noon to 11:30 p.m., featured speaker at 1 p.m., Great Gobbler Gallop at 1 p.m., parade at 2 p.m., and entertainment at various locations throughout the day, Worthington.

"The Brave Journey of an Orphan Train Rider," presented by Ann Zemke, granddaughter of Orphan Train rider Marjorie Peterson and author of the book "They Named Me Marjorie," program at 10 a.m., quilt show from 9 a.m. to noon, Jackson County Central Performing Arts Center, 1120 North Highway, Jackson.

Karaoke with Virgil Reed,

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

2010 Minnesota Renaissance Festival, weekend theme of "Shamrocks and Shenanigans," 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., festival grounds 3 miles south of Shakopee on U.S. 169. For more information, go to www.renaissancefest.com or phone 1- 800- 966-8215.

Sunday, Sept. 19

Country Western Services, sponsord by First Lutheran Church, 8 and 10 a.m., with goodies, activities and fellowship between services, Pioneer Village, Worthington.

Turkey Dinner, serving roast turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn, coleslaw, cranberries, dinner rolls and pie, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Activity Center, Fifth and Bush streets, Lakefield.

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