Wednesday, July 3

Radio Works Beach Bash, Centennial Park, Worthington. Hamburgers and hot dogs served from 5 to 8:30 p.m. or until gone, free watermelon, kids activities, beer garden open from 5 to 11 p.m., Kalea Appel performs from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Todd Hurst performs from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m.; Chris Hawkey from 8 to 9:45 p.m., followed by fireworks on Lake Okabena. Beach Nook will be open.

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

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, on the Okoboji Summer Theatre stage, 8 p.m. Phone (712) 332-7773, or email boxoffice@okobojisummertheatre.org for ticket information.

Street Dance featuring IV Play, 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Currie.

Thursday, July 4

Old Fashioned Fourth of July, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pioneer Village, Worthington.

Fourth of July celebration, Okabena. 12:30 p.m. Kiddie Pedal Pull (sign-up begins at noon), 2:15 p.m. Kiddie Parade; 2:30 p.m. Independence Parade; antique tractor display, ice cream social, cornhole tournament, 5 p.m. slowest tractor contest; 6:30 p.m. movie in the high school cafeteria; 8 p.m. “Nug” band; 10 p.m. fireworks.

Fourth at the Lake, Luverne (luverneevents.com). Davis Lake Triathlon (details at wienermanevents.com), inflatables open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., kids sand castle contest registration at 11 a.m., water open for swimming from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., food court and beer garden open at 11 a.m., 48-team bean bag tournament at noon (registration at 11 a.m. with advanced registration taken at 605-496-5718), Fantasy Face Painting, pinochle tournament indoors at 1 p.m., log rolling tournament at 2 p.m., Dock Dog Contest at 5 p.m., quaddleball tournament at 5 p.m., Bingo under the big tent from 6 to 8 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.

Currie Town & Country July 4 Celebration, Currie. Volleyball and Bean Bag tournaments in the city park; Duck Races at 2 p.m. at the Des Moines River Bridge. Inflatable bounce houses for the kids. Fireworks at dusk.

Iowa Great Lakes Antique and Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Vick’s Corner, Spirit Lake; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Treasure Village, Milford; and all day at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Spirit Lake.

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, on the Okoboji Summer Theatre stage, 4:30 p.m. Phone (712) 332-7773, or email boxoffice@okobojisummertheatre.org for ticket information.

“Amazing” Worthington City Band Concert, 7:30 p.m., Chautauqua Park, Worthington.

Boat parade, 8:45 p.m., Lake Okabena. Participants should gather by the old power plant at the east end of the lake at 8:30 p.m. and are encouraged to display American flags on their boats.

Fireworks, dusk, Lake Okabena.

Friday, July 5

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, on the Okoboji Summer Theatre stage, 4:30 and 8 p.m. Phone (712) 332-7773, or email boxoffice@okobojisummertheatre.org for ticket information.

Iowa Great Lakes Antique and Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Vick’s Corner, Spirit Lake; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Treasure Village, Milford; and all day at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Spirit Lake.

Saturday, July 6

Cycling Event, coordinated by Worthington teen Grace Barber in support of her aunt's fight against breast cancer and the charity event Survival2Strength, 4 p.m., Chautauqua Park, Worthington. RSVP with the number of individuals attending to (507) 360-2774; one may also text that number if wishing to donate but unable to attend.

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, on the Okoboji Summer Theatre stage, 4:30 and 8 p.m. Phone (712) 332-7773, or email boxoffice@okobojisummertheatre.org for ticket information.

Iowa Great Lakes Antique and Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Vick’s Corner, Spirit Lake; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Treasure Village, Milford; and all day at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Spirit Lake.

Ribeye meal, 5:30 to 8 p.m., including baked potato, salad, bun or garlic toast, Worthington Elks Lodge.

Sunday, July 7

Live Music at the Cellar, with folk music by Tim Fast, 2 to 6 p.m., Round Lake Vineyards and Winery.

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, on the Okoboji Summer Theatre stage, 6 p.m. Phone (712) 332-7773, or email boxoffice@okobojisummertheatre.org for ticket information.

Iowa Great Lakes Antique and Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Vick’s Corner, Spirit Lake; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Treasure Village, Milford; and all day at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Spirit Lake.

Monday, July 8

Your Edible Flower Garden, learn how to liven up recipes and garnish serving trays with flowers, presented by gardener Marcy LaVelle, 11 a.m., Center for Active Living, 211 11th St., Worthington. Call 376-6457 to sign up.

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

Tuesday, July 9

Health Insurance Counseling, get personalized help with Medicare questions, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Center for Active Living, 211 11th St., Worthington. Call Senior Linkage Line at 1-800-333-2433 for an appointment. Walk-ins welcome.

Hike the Wild, with Bryanna Kuhlman taking attendees on a walk through Kenue Park to discuss plant and flower education, 10 a.m., Okoboji, Iowa. For more information, phone the Dickinson County Nature Center at (712) 336-6352.

Wednesday, July 10

Travel Talk, with Bob and Mary Miller sharing photos and stories from their travels to South America, 9 a.m., Center for Active Living, 211 11th St., Worthington.

Tracy Area Gardens and Quilts Tour, 2-8 p.m. in the Garvin and Lakes Area south of U.S. 14. Tickets available day of tour at Bitton’s Roadhouse, Garvin, and include pie and ice cream. Six garden sites on the tour. Details on Facebook at Tracy, MN Area Garden Tour.

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

“Amazing” Worthington City Band Concert, 7:30 p.m., Chautauqua Park, Worthington.

Thursday, July 11

Nature Explorers, class for elementary-aged students, 10:30 a.m., Dickinson County Nature Center, 22785 Nature Center Road, Okoboji, Iowa. Call (712) 336-6352 to pre-register.

International Festival, with “Journey to America” event featuring food samples, storytelling by recent immigrants, a live demonstration of an Eriterean guitar and more, 6:30 p.m., Farmer’s Room at Nobles County Government Center, Worthington.

Nana’s Naughty Knickers, presented by Grassroots Community Theater, 7:30 p.m., Round Lake Community Center. Tickets include peach, cherry or apple cobbler, ice cream and coffee/lemonade at intermission.

Friday, July 12

International Festival, with opening ceremony beginning at 5:30 p.m. with entertainment to follow, grounds of Nobles County Government Center, Worthington.

Nana’s Naughty Knickers, presented by Grassroots Community Theater, 7:30 p.m., Round Lake Community Center. Tickets include peach, cherry or apple cobbler, ice cream and coffee/lemonade at intermission.

A.J. Croce, performing songs by his father, Jim Croce, as well as original material and more, 7:30 p.m., Lauridsen Performing Arts Theatre at Pearson Lakes Art Center, 2201 U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Visit https://www.lakesart.org/performing-arts/aj-croce.

Saturday, July 13

International Festival, activities continuing throughout the day, grounds of Nobles County Government Center, Worthington.

Guided Walking Tours, including PIpestone’s historic downtown buildings, 10 a.m., meet at Pipestone County Museum; “Early Pioneers” tour at 2 p.m. at Old Woodlawn Cemetery. Phone the museum at (507) 825-2563 for more information.

Prairie Animal Discovery Day, discover the variety of animals that live on the prairie by examining the clues that they leave behind, 1 to 4 p.m., Jeffers Petroglyphs, 27160 Cottonwood County 2, Comfrey. Phone (507) 628-5591 for more.

Nana’s Naughty Knickers, presented by Grassroots Community Theater, 7:30 p.m., Round Lake Community Center. Tickets include dinner prepared by On-Q-BBQ with choice of pork loin or over-baked chicken, mixed vegetable medley, red-sklnned mashed potatoes, dinner roll, cheesecake and coffee/lemonade/water.

Brewster Fun Time Dance, with music provided by J.K. Country, “mixers” to meet other dancers and snacks to enjoy, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., Brewster American Legion.

Sunday, July 14

Live Music at the Cellar, with modern folk music by Luke Fox, 2 to 6 p.m., Round Lake Vineyards and Winery.