Wednesday, Nov. 13

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

Turkey Supper, with all the trimmings, 5 to 7:30 p.m., St. Peter Lutheran Church, 87977 Minnesota 86, six miles north of Lakefield. Phone (507) 662-5862 for take-out orders.

Thursday, Nov. 14

Lunchbox Lecture, with Kathy Miller Bradt sharing her personal history of growing up on a farm between Chandler and Lake Wilson, becoming a Methodist minister and transitioning to small-town journalism, noon, 4-H building on the Murray County Fairgrounds, Slayton.

Learning Center Ribbon Cutting and Open House, 2 to 6 p.m., 825 North Crailsheim Road, Worthington.

Elks Bar Bingo, food served from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and Bingo beginning at 7 p.m. with 12 games played and two jackpots, Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington.

Music After Hours, featuring Abbey Soul, a Beatles tribute review, 7:30 p.m., Pearson Lakes Art Center; 2201 U.S. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Purchase tickets at (712) 332-7029 or online at www.lakesart.org.

Friday, Nov. 15

Holiday Open House, participating Worthington businesses.

Women Seeking God Conference, 6 to 9 p.m., American Lutheran Church, 915 Winifred St., Worthington. Phone 727-7290 for more information.

Free Family Movie, showing “Toy Story 4,” doors open at 6 p.m., Lakeside Church, 1000 Linda Lane, Worthington. Free snacks available.

Wine & Dine, presented by Historic Dayton House and Worthington Liquor Store, events starts at 7 p.m./doors open at 6:30 p.m., Historic Dayton House, Worthington. Phone Tina at the Dayton House, 727-1311, or Dan at the liquor store, 372-8620 for more information.

Saturday, Nov. 16

Women Seeking God Conference, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., American Lutheran Church, 915 Winifred St., Worthington. Phone 727-7290 for more information.

Nobles County Toys for Tots kickoff, 1 to 4 p.m., Hickory Lodge Bar & Grill, 2015 N. Humiston Ave. Bring unwrapped toy to donate and enter for prize drawings. Santa and Marines will be available for photographs. Christmas music, hot chocolate, apple cider, cookies and cupcakes available. For more information, call Dan Harrington at 360-7472.

Holiday Open House, participating Worthington businesses.

Pollinator Paradise Addition grand opening, with ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. and nature center open to the public until 4 p.m., Dickinson County Nature Center, Okoboji, Iowa.

Amy Pendino, author visit to Meinders Community Library, noon, 1401 Seventh St. S.W., Pipestone. Pendino will promote her novel “The Witness Tree,” the book selected for the library’s Community Read.

Going Grand Fundraiser, with profits going to help cover the cost of the Worthington Elks Lodge’s portion of Going Grand Fund, serving choice of prime rib/lobster tail dinner, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington. The Grand Exalted Ruler will be here for this meet and greet event. For more information, phone 372-2735.

Sunday, Nov. 17

Don Shire in Concert, a Christian trumpeter with a passion for the mobilization of missions worldwide, 10:30 a.m., Storden Baptist Church, 4011 United States Ave.

Monday, Nov. 18

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

Tuesday, Nov. 19

“How Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy Professionals Can Help Maintain a Healthy, Active Lifestyle,” presented by Katie Dale, PT, Janelle Saufley, OT and Carmen Lenz, ST from Prairie Rehab & Fitness, 9:30 a.m., south dining room at Ecumen Meadows, 1801 Collegeway, Worthington. Coffee and a snack will be served.

Helping Hand Pregnancy Center Fundraising Banquet, with silent auction, punch and snacks beginning at 5:45 p.m. and dinner at 6:15 p.m., Worthington Event Center, 1447 Prairie Drive. RSVP appreciated as soon as possible to svoehl@frontier.com or 372-2111.

Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert, presenting “The American Dream,” 7:30 p.m., B.J. Haan Auditorium on the campus of Dordt University, Sioux Center, Iowa. Contact the NISO office at (712) 722-6230 or niso@dordt.edu for more information.

Wednesday, Nov. 20

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

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.

Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra and Brule Reception, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, 714 13th St., Worthington. Paul LaRoche will speak, and the orchestra will have a dress rehearsal at 6:30 p.m. that is open to the public.

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

Friday, Nov. 22

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.

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.

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.

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.