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

Friday, Sept. 3

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.

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Sheldon Celebration Days, featuring Fun in the Park, with family picnic from 6 to 8:30 p.m., jazz duo Bella Ruse from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and movie showing at 8:45 p.m., Sheldon, Iowa. Visit www.sheldoniowa.com.

Singles Dance, sponsored by Beginning Experience of Southwest Minnesota, music by Christopher John, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. with burger feed fundraiser at 11 p.m., Hadley Community Center, Hadley.

Saturday, Sept. 4

Antique Show & Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or later, Vick's Corner, 2048 Iowa 9, Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Grand Champion Antiques Fair and Blue Ribbon Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Spirit Lake, Iowa.

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

Heritage Days, featuring tractor ride and dyno test, food available, bring lawn chairs, noon, ballfield, Harris, Iowa.

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.

Sheldon Celebration Days, featuring 10 a.m. mini rod tractor pulls, water fights at 2 p.m., performance of "Annie Get your Gun" at 7:30 p.m. and street dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Sheldon, Iowa. Visit www.sheldoniowa.com .

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.

2010 Minnesota Renaissance Festival, weekend theme of "A Royal Celebration," 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.

Singles Dance, sponsored by Spencer Northwest Iowa Area Singles, singles and couples welcome, music by Buck Hollow, dance lessons at 7:15 p.m., dance from 8 p.m. to midnight, Hap Ketelsen Community Center, Everly, Iowa. Contact Teresa, (712) 240-2259.

Arch Allies, final concert at Preservation Plaza, 7:30 p.m., Arnolds Park Amusement Park, Arnolds Park, Iowa.

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

Sunday, Sept. 5

Antique Show & Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or later, Vick's Corner, 2048 Iowa 9, Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Grand Champion Antiques Fair and Blue Ribbon Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Spirit Lake, Iowa.

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.

Sheldon Celebration Days, with performance of "Annie Get Your Gun at 2 p.m., 6 p.m. community worship service and classic car cruise from 7 to 9 p.m., Sheldon, Iowa. Visit www.sheldoniowa.com.

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

2010 Minnesota Renaissance Festival, weekend theme of "A Royal Celebration," 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. 6

Antique Show & Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or later, Vick's Corner, 2048 Iowa 9, Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Grand Champion Antiques Fair and Blue Ribbon Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Heritage Days, featuring antique tractor pull, bring lawn chairs, 10 a.m., ballfield, Harris, Iowa.

Sheldon Celebration Days, with fly-in pancake breakfast from 6:30 to 11 a.m., 5k walk-run and 10k run, Union Depot open house from 9 a.m. to noon, farmers market, arts and crafts in the park, baby races at 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. veterans opening ceremony, Sanford ZooExpress from 10 a.m. to noon, tractor and equipment display, entertainment in city park, classic car show from noon to 4 p.m., parade at 2 p.m. and other events, Sheldon, Iowa. Visit www.sheldoniowa.com .

2010 Minnesota Renaissance Festival, weekend theme of "A Royal Celebration," 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.

Tuesday, Sept. 7

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.

Wednesday, Sept. 8

Dad's Belgian Waffles, serving waffles, sausages, flavored syrups, fruit toppings and beverages, 4:30 to 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, Oklahoma Avenue and Third Street, Adrian.

Thursday, Sept. 9

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

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.

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.

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.

Sunday, Sept. 12

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.

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.

"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.

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 King Turkey Day Films," 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 King Turkey Day Films," 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.

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.

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.

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 tertainment 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.

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