What's Happening:

August 2018
September 2018
  • Sep
    01
    Tomato Tasting at Seed Savers Exchange | View Details Location: Seed Savers Exchange, 3094 North Winn Road, Decorah, Iowa 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Sep 01, 2018

    Tomatoes... and more tomatoes!

    Contact: 563.382.5990

    Tomato Tasting

    Free

    • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    • LGVC open 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Sample dozens of open-pollinated heirloom tomatoes - including favorites and rare varieties from SSE’s seed bank- at our annual FREE Tomato Tasting event.

    Attend demonstrations, enter our salsa contest, and celebrate fall in our beautiful gardens.

    • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Hayrides (last hayride goes out at 4:15 pm)
    • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Tomato Tasting
    • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Salsa Contest
    • 1:30 pm Demonstration: Preserve your tomato haravest for the winter
    • 2:30 pm Your Questions Answered: Tips and tricks for growing your best tomatoes
    • 3:30 pm Demonstration: Saving seeds from tomatoes

    Salsa Contest Registration

    Check back for Oneota Community Food Co-op’s Salsa Contest link, held here at our annual Tomato Tasting.

  • Sep
    22
    Turkey River Music Festival | View Details Location: Inwood Ballroom, 116 Bridge St, Spillville, Iowa 52168
    Event Date: Sat, Sep 22, 2018

    Great Music, Food, Beer, and Games

    Contact:

  • Sep
    29
    Annual Loop de Loop Race Sponsored by Decorah Rotary | View Details Location: 400 Claiborne Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Sep 29, 2018

    Events include 5K, 10K, and half-marathon

    Contact: www.decorahrotary.org

    Date and Time:  The Loop de Loop 5K, 10K and half-marathon will be held Saturday September 29, 2018.  The races will begin at 8:00am with staggered start times for each race.
    8:00am – half-marathon
    8:15am – 10K
    8:30am – 5K

    The starting line will be located at the Decorah High School Baseball field on Claiborne Drive. Due to the charitable purposes of this event, unfortunately we are unable to provide refunds of registration fees in the event the race is cancelled.

    Registration:  Early registration for the 5K and 10K run/walk is $25 and can be completed online (www.decorahrotary.org) or mailed to Loop de Loop PO Box 442 Decorah, IA 52101.  Early registration ends 5:01 PM on Friday, August 31. After that time the 5K and 10K registration fees will be $30 until Friday, September 14, after which time they will be $35.00.

    Youth registration (18 & under) of $15 is for entry into all race events.

    Half-marathon registration, which can also be completed online, is $55 for early registration thru Friday, August 31, $65 through September 14 and $75 after September 14.

    T-Shirts will be mailed for all registrations received after September 21, 2018

    Pre-registrations and online registrations will close at midnight, September 27, 2018.

    Registration is available during packet pick-up.

    Packet pick-up is Friday, September 28 from 5:00 - 7:00pm and Saturday, 29 beginning at 6:30 - 7:45am in the Decorah City Hall building. 

    Timing: This race will be timed using a disposable timing chip option. A small chip will be placed on the back of the race number. The chip is completely disposable so once you cross the finish line, you can immediately head for the post race activities.

    Course:  The course for the half-marathon and 5K and 10K will start just off Claiborne Drive near the Decorah High School baseball field.  The half marathon will then proceed to the Trout Run Trail which is a closed loop path winding its way through the countryside on the outskirts of Decorah. The 5K and 10K will follow a flat course near the Upper Iowa River.  Both races will finish at the start line. Please see link for maps and elevations. www.decorahrotary.org. 

  • Sep
    29
    Fort Atkinson Rendezvous Days | View Details Location: Fort Atkinson, Iowa 52144
    Event Date: Sat, Sep 29, 2018

    No admission - free parking - bring the family!

    Contact: Penney Neuzil: 563-277-2793

    Trade or Buckskinner Registration

    It is once again time to reserve your site at the Fort Atkinson Rendezvous. Due to continued State budget cuts, the Rendezvous will again be run by The Fort Atkinson Community, with the assistance of Park Ranger Scot Michelson & Jeff Hildebrandt. The Friends of Fort Atkinson Committee will be in charge.

    The Rendezvous dates are September 29 & 30, 2018

    September 28 is School & Media Day - If you school is interested in attending, please contact us at:

     

    5K Fun Run

    Date:   Saturday, September 29, 2018 at  8:30 A.M.,   Rain or Shine

    Where: Shelter in park by

    Fort Atkinson  Community Center

     Race Day Registration: Begins at 7:30 A.M.

     Registration: Pre-register by September 17, 2018 to receive a  long sleeve performance t-shirt

    Registrations will be accepted up to race time, but not guaranteed a t-shirt.

    All 5 K participants will receive a post race snack.

    Finishing time & places will be available.

    Entry Fee: $25 w/a long sleeved performance tee

    Sponsored by: Friends of Fort Atkinson (proceeds toward Rendezvous expenses)

     

    1/2 mile Kids Obstacle Run
    (parents are welcome to run with child) to start at 8:00 a.m.
    Ages 10 and under

     

  • Sep
    29
    Fort Atkinson Rendezvous Days 5K Run/Walk and 1/2 Mile Kids Obstacle Run | View Details Location: Shelter in Park, Fort Atkinson, IOWA 52144
    Event Date: Sat, Sep 29, 2018

    Pre-register by September 14 to receive t-shirt!

    Contact:

  • Sep
    29
    Northeast Iowa Farm Crawl | View Details Location: Northeast Iowa
    Event Date: Sat, Sep 29, 2018

    Learn how local farmers grow your food & manage their farms!

    Contact:

    Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm     &      Sunday 1:00 - 5:00 pm

    The Northeast Iowa Farm Crawl will be held Saturday, September 29th from 10am - 5pm and Sunday, September 30th from 1 to 5 pm.
    Howard, Winneshiek, Allamakee, Chickasaw, Fayette, Clayton and Buchanan Counties
    Learn how local farmers grow your food and manage their farms on this self-guided tour. You might even find fun kids' activities and local foods to buy and cook up for dinner!
  • Sep
    29
    Rotary Club Annual Loop de Loop Race | View Details Location: Trout Run Trail, Decorah, Iowa 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Sep 29, 2018

    Three events including 5K, 10K and half-marathon!

    Contact:

    Date and Time:  The Loop de Loop 5K, 10K and half-marathon will be held Saturday September 29, 2018.  The races will begin at 8:00am with staggered start times for each race.
    8:00am – half-marathon
    8:15am – 10K
    8:30am – 5K
    The starting line will be located at the Decorah High School Baseball field on Claiborne Drive. Due to the charitable purposes of this event, unfortunately we are unable to provide refunds of registration fees in the event the race is cancelled.
    Registration:  Early registration for the 5K and 10K run/walk is $25 and can be completed online (www.decorahrotary.org) or mailed to Loop de Loop PO Box 442 Decorah, IA 52101.  Early registration ends 5:01 PM on Friday, August 31. After that time the 5K and 10K registration fees will be $30 until Friday, September 14, after which time they will be $35.00.
    Youth registration (18 & under) of $15 is for entry into all race events.
    Half-marathon registration, which can also be completed online, is $55 for early registration thru Friday, August 31, $65 through September 14 and $75 after September 14.
    T-Shirts will be mailed for all registrations received after September 21, 2018
    Pre-registrations and online registrations will close at midnight, September 27, 2018.
    Registration is available during packet pick-up.
    Packet pick-up is Friday, September 28 from 5:00 - 7:00pm and Saturday, 29 beginning at 6:30 - 7:45am in the Decorah City Hall building.
    Timing: This race will be timed using a disposable timing chip option. A small chip will be placed on the back of the race number. The chip is completely disposable so once you cross the finish line, you can immediately head for the post race activities.
    Course:  The course for the half-marathon and 5K and 10K will start just off Claiborne Drive near the Decorah High School baseball field.  The half marathon will then proceed to the Trout Run Trail which is a closed loop path winding its way through the countryside on the outskirts of Decorah. The 5K and 10K will follow a flat course near the Upper Iowa River.  Both races will finish at the start line. Please see link for maps and elevations. www.decorahrotary.org.
     
    Courses will close and services discontinued after a 15 minute per mile pace for all races.
  • Sep
    30
    Fort Atkinson Rendezvous Days | View Details Location: Fort Atkinson, Iowa 52144
    Event Date: Sun, Sep 30, 2018

    No admission - free parking - bring the family!

    Contact: Penney Neuzil: 563-277-2793

    Trade or Buckskinner Registration

    It is once again time to reserve your site at the Fort Atkinson Rendezvous. Due to continued State budget cuts, the Rendezvous will again be run by The Fort Atkinson Community, with the assistance of Park Ranger Scot Michelson & Jeff Hildebrandt. The Friends of Fort Atkinson Committee will be in charge.

    The Rendezvous dates are September 29 & 30, 2018

    September 28 is School & Media Day - If you school is interested in attending, please contact us at:

     

    5K Fun Run

    Date:   Saturday, September 29, 2018 at  8:30 A.M.,   Rain or Shine

    Where: Shelter in park by

    Fort Atkinson  Community Center

     Race Day Registration: Begins at 7:30 A.M.

     Registration: Pre-register by September 17, 2018 to receive a  long sleeve performance t-shirt

    Registrations will be accepted up to race time, but not guaranteed a t-shirt.

    All 5 K participants will receive a post race snack.

    Finishing time & places will be available.

    Entry Fee: $25 w/a long sleeved performance tee

    Sponsored by: Friends of Fort Atkinson (proceeds toward Rendezvous expenses)

     

    1/2 mile Kids Obstacle Run
    (parents are welcome to run with child) to start at 8:00 a.m.
    Ages 10 and under

     

  • Sep
    30
    Northeast Iowa Farm Crawl | View Details Location: Northeast Iowa
    Event Date: Sun, Sep 30, 2018

    Learn how local farmers grow your food & manage their farms!

    Contact:

    Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm     &      Sunday 1:00 - 5:00 pm

    The Northeast Iowa Farm Crawl will be held Saturday, September 29th from 10am - 5pm and Sunday, September 30th from 1 to 5 pm.
    Howard, Winneshiek, Allamakee, Chickasaw, Fayette, Clayton and Buchanan Counties
    Learn how local farmers grow your food and manage their farms on this self-guided tour. You might even find fun kids' activities and local foods to buy and cook up for dinner!
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