Thursday, Nov. 21

Advocacy 101, for people interested in ways nonprofits can advocate and promote civic engagement, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Minnesota West Community & Technical College Worthington campus, Room 401. Free networking event hosted in partnership with the Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation. Contact Bradley Wolfe, Southwest Regional Coordinator, at bwolfe@minnesotanonprofits.org or (507) 469-2217.

Rock 4 Vets Concert, featuring Galaxy, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Majestic Pavilion, Arnolds Park, Iowa.

Friday, Nov. 22

Ecumen Meadows Second Annual Employee Bake Sale, with all proceeds going to The Meadows Memory Care Music Program, 9 a.m. until gone, Ecumen Meadows, 1801 Collegeway, Worthington.

Christmas House Walk, with all proceeds benefiting Hospice Cottage Inc., 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., Worthington. Tickets available at Adorn 1024, Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, Hy-Vee, Sterling and Sanford Worthington Medical Center Gift Shop.

Tinsel and Tidings on Tenth Parade, 6:30 p.m., Downtown Worthington.

Visit Santa, following the parade until 8 p.m., The Stag Clothiers, 412 10th St., Worthington.

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown Musical, 7:30 p.m., Jackson County Central High School.

Animal Encounters Family Nature Night Program, 7 p.m., Dickinson County Nature Center, 22785 Nature Center Road, Okoboji. Pre-register by calling (712) 336-6352.

Saturday, Nov. 23

Christmas House Walk, with all proceeds benefiting Hospice Cottage Inc., 9 a.m. to noon., Worthington. Tickets available at Adorn 1024, Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, Hy-Vee, Sterling and Sanford Worthington Medical Center Gift Shop.

Visit Santa, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Serenity Gifts, 1132 Oxford St., Worthington.

Grilled Sirloin Steak or Pork Chops Meal, served with baked potato, salad bar and bun, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown Musical, 7:30 p.m., Jackson County Central High School.

Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra Featuring Brule: A Silent Star Night, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, 714 13th St., Worthington. Phone 376-9101 or visit friendsoftheauditorium.com.

Sunday, Nov. 24

Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra Featuring Brule: A Silent Star Night, 3 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, 714 13th St., Worthington. Phone 376-9101 or visit friendsoftheauditorium.com.

Tie One On for a cause, tie on an apron and bring your (or your mother’s) favorite food and “party like a Crockstar,” Breezy Barn, Lake Shetek. Dishes must arrive by 1 p.m. sharp, with prizes to be awarded to cook-off winners. All proceeds will go toward medical expenses for Dave Ziemke, who was recently diagnosed with ALS.

Lismore American Legion Pheasant Party, with chicken and turkey dinner served by the ladies’ auxiliary, serving begins at 6:30 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 25

Burger Night, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.

Wednesday, Nov. 27

Taco Dinner, 5 to 8 p.m. or until gone, Eagles Aerie 3282, 205 Oxford St., Worthington.

Thursday, Nov. 28

Community Thanksgiving Dinner, serving from noon to 1:15 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 1200 Fourth Ave., Worthington. Turkey dinners may be delivered to persons who are unable to leave their homes. Contact Terry Morrison at (507) 227-1539 and leave a voice message to request delivery. State name, address and number of meals needed. If possible, people should bring salads, pies and other desserts to compliment the main meal. Assistance with food preparation and table set-up is aso needed.

Saturday, Nov. 30

Small Business Saturday, all day.