Vote for your favorite heirloom tomato.
Sample dozens of open-pollinated heirloom tomatoes at our annual Tomato Tasting event. Attend workshops, enjoy a hayride, enter our salsa contest, and celebrate fall in our beautiful gardens.
Upper IA River clean-up!
A fun and rewarding opportunity to give back to the river that supports life and provides entertainiment for all ages.
Free breakfast beginning at 8:00 a.m.
Free sack lunch
Free transportation beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Potluck supper and door prizes at 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Chimney Rock Campground and supported by local merchants.
For more information and to preregister, contact Deb, Chimney Rock Campground, at 563-735-5786 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Run-Walk for the whole family!
The starting location for the 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon, and Half-Marathon Relay will be adjacent to the Decorah Municipal Center on Claiborne Drive.
Detailed information on the route, timing, registration details, and other useful items are available via the Mail-In Loop de Loop Registration Form at the website link below.
Please note the following staggered starting times for each event: 8:00 am - Half-Marathon Start 8:15 am - 10K Start 8:30 am - 5K Start
Proceeds from this event will be applied to the local, national, and international charitable efforts supported by the Decorah Rotary Club and Rotary International.
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Soup cook-off, pumpkin carving, garlic workshops, cider pressing, and more.
Celebrate the bounty of the harvest with cider pressing, hayrides, food storage workshops, a soup cook-off, and kids activities.
Years before Bert and Grace Porter resided at the stately brick Victorian, its original inhabitants, Dighton Ellsworth and his family, darkened its stairwells, and made merry there during holidays.
Visit the Porter House on Sunday afternoon on October 30 to see, hear, or sense for yourself if any early "Porter House Ghosties" still hide in the bell tower, or lurk in the basement. No tricks--just stories and treats for all who dare visit.
Regular admission fee ($7 adults; $5 seniors; $5 youth; children under 12 are free) includes both the museum tour and story experience; or just stop in for the story and leave an optional donation. All ages welcome.
Traditional Norwegian Lutefisk Dinner!
Big Canoe Lutheran Church annual lutefisk and meatball supper is Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 4 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults, and $4 for children 6 to 12. Children under 6 eat for free. All sales are final; no refunds.
Menu includes: Lutefisk, Norwegian meatballs, homemade mashed potatoes and gravy, rutabagas, rolls, lefsa, cranberry fluff salad and Norwegian cookies.
Tickets are available from the following: Highland General Store (563-546-7722); Oneota Community Food Co-op (563-382-4666); Big Canoe Lutheran Church office (563-546-7974); Chairperson Rachael Hoffland (563-735-5382)
Porter House Open House!
The Porter House Museum's Christmas Open House will be held on Saturday, December 2rd between 1 and 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Visitors will enjoy live music, refreshments, festive décor, and a special exhibit on butterflies collected by A.F. Porter in South America nearly a century ago. Fitting with the butterfly theme, the holiday decorations will have a unique, artistic twist. Featuring a live wreath auction!