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Out and About: Aug. 19

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

Friday, August 20

"Beauty and the Beast," the classic Disney musical, 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

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Saturday, August 21

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

University of Okoboji Sand Volleyball Tournament, six-member co-ed teams, Arnolds Park Amusement Park beach, Arnolds Park, Iowa. To register, contact Aaron Jones, (612) 332-2209, or e-mail info@vacationokoboji.com.

Worthington Fire Department Fundraiser, raffle tickets, door prizes, beer garden, inflatables, pork sandwiches, 3 to 8 p.m., with performances by Mr. and Mrs. Magic from 4 to 7 p.m., Centennial Park, Worthington.

Lismore Fire Department Fundraiser, with Sanford helicopter tours at 4 p.m. at the ballfield, and supper served from 5 to 9 p.m. at the fire hall, Lismore.

"Beauty and the Beast," the classic Disney musical, 4:30 and 8 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, Okoboji, Iowa. For ticket information, phone (712) 332-7773.

Pork Chop Supper, serving grilled chop, baked potato, corn and applesauce, 5:30 p.m. until gone, Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.

2010 Minnesota Renaissance Festival, weekend theme of "Highland Fling," 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, August 22

"Improvisations on the Prairie," opening reception for exhibit by textile artist Joanne Alberda, 2 p.m., Nobles County Art Center, 407 12th St., Worthington. Exhibit continues through Sept. 24. Hours are 2 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Phone 372-8245.

Queen II Cruise, sponsored by Northwest Iowa Area Singles, all singles and couples welcome, Arnolds Park, Iowa. For details, phone (712) 262-1360.

"Beauty and the Beast," the classic Disney musical, 6 p.m., Okoboji Summer Theatre, Okoboji, Iowa. Phone (712) 332-7773.

2010 Minnesota Renaissance Festival, weekend theme of "Highland Fling," 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.

Nobles County Speedway Races, with trophy dash, racing for bonus bucks, free prizes, giveaway, bicycle drawing and candy toss, hot laps at 5:30 and racing at 6 p.m., Nobles County Speedway, located at the Nobles County Fairgrounds, Worthington.

Monday, August 23

Bingo, 7 p.m., Eagles Club, 205 Oxford St., Worthington.

Calumet Players auditions, for Agatha Christie's "Mousetrap," 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center. Show dates are Oct. 15-17 and 22-24.

Tuesday, August 24

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

Calumet Players auditions, for Agatha Christie's "Mousetrap," 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Pipestone Performing Arts Center. Show dates are Oct. 15-17 and 22-24.

Wednesday, August 25

Corn Palace Festival, featuring concert with Kenny Rogers and Joey & Rory, Corn Palace, Mitchell, S.D. Go to www.cornpalace.com or phone 1-8u00-289-7469.

Thursday, August 26

Historic Dayton House Tours, 1:30 p.m., 1311 Fourth Ave., Worthington.

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

Corn Palace Festival, featuring laser magic and illusions by Jason Latimer and opening act comedian Dick Hardwick, Corn Palace, Mitchell, S.D. Go to www.cornpalace.com or phone 1-8u00-289-7469.

Friday, August 27

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., Worthington.

Corn Palace Festival, featuring concert by country music singer Gary Allan, Corn Palace, Mitchell, S.D. Go to www.cornpalace.com or phone 1-8u00-289-7469.

Saturday, August 28

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

31st annual Iowa Great Lakes Coin, Stamp, Paper Money and Postcard Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Community Building, Spirit Lake, Iowa.

2010 Minnesota Renaissance Festival, weekend theme of "Silk Road: Discover the Riches," 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.

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

Corn Palace Festival, featuring Bjorn Again, an ABBA tribute band, Corn Palace, Mitchell, S.D. Go to www.cornpalace.com or phone 1-8u00-289-7469.

Sunday, August 29

31st annual Iowa Great Lakes Coin, Stamp, Paper Money and Postcard Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Community Building, Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Green Earth Players auditions, for "Rented Christmas," a musical, 4 to 7 p.m., Green Earth Players Building, ½ block east of Ace Hardware, Luverne.

2010 Minnesota Renaissance Festival, weekend theme of "Silk Road: Discover the Riches," 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.

Corn Palace Festival, featuring Everly and Enation, Corn Palace, Mitchell, S.D. Go to www.cornpalace.com or phone 1-8u00-289-7469.

Monday, August 30

Green Earth Players auditions, for "Rented Christmas," a musical, 6 to 9 p.m., Green Earth Players Building, ½ block east of Ace Hardware, Luverne.

35th National Old Time Music Festival, featuring Bill Anderson, Patti Page, Terry Smith, Cindy Cash and 650 other entertainers and musicians on 10 stages, also Tipi village, contests, arts and crafts, dances and RV camping, Plymouth County Fairground, LeMars, Iowa. Go to www.orgsites.com/ia.oldtimemusic or contact Bob Everhart, (712) 762-4363.

Tuesday, August 31

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

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