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August 2017
September 2017
  • Sep
    02
    2017 McCaffrey's Dolce Vita Summer Concert Series | View Details Location: 2149 Twin Springs Rd, Decorah, IA 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Sep 02, 2017

    Music in the Woods

    Contact: 563.382.4723

    ALL CONCERTS ARE FROM 7-10 PM RAIN OR SHINE!

    Sat. May 27th - Lew Klimesh
    Sat. June 3rd - The Avey Grouws Band
    Sat. June 10th - The OK Factor
    Sat. June 17th - The Miles Adams Band
    Sat. June 24th - The Country Cousins
    Sat. July 1st - Gregg Hall & The Wrecking Ball
    Sat. July 8th - Honeywise
    Sat. July 15th - Frankie Fontagne & The Ramble
    Sat. July 22nd - The Mississippi Band
    Fri. Aug. 4th - Switchback
    Sat. Aug. 5th - Root River Jam
    Sat. Aug 12th - Pigtown Fling String Band
    Sat. Aug. 19th - Absolute Hoot
    Sat. Aug. 26th - The Rutabaga Brothers

    Sept. 2-The Charles Walker Band

  • Sep
    02
    Raising the Roof | View Details Location: 900 E Main St,, Decorah, IA 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Sep 02, 2017

    Craig Morgan in concert!

    Contact: 563-419-4716 or 563-419-1549

    Raising the Roof fundraising effort towards new Educational Building/Event Center. 

    Party on the track with Craig Morgan at 8:30 p.m. High Valley 7:00 p.m. 

    $35 Advance Tickets/$40 Day of Show

    Purchase tickets online at www.winneshiekcountyfair.org.

    Pork Roast Dinner in Danan Lansing Building on the fairgrounds. Open to public 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Raffle - Raffle items are: Kayak, Traeger Grill, 55" Samsung TV, .5 QT Kitchen Aide, gym Locker, Grizzly Cooler, 2 sessions dog training, and more.....Raffle drawing will be announced that evening. 

  • Sep
    02
    Winneshiek County Farm Crawl | View Details Location: 507 West Water, Decorah, Iowa 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Sep 02, 2017

    Explore local farms!

    Contact: 563-382-2023

    Free event! Spend the day visiting seven Winneshiek County farms. Each farm will offer free tours and samples. See below for the list of farms and tour schedule. Attached is a flyer with schedule, information, and addresses.

    1. Winneshiek Farmers Market

    Do your shopping at the Winneshiek Farmers Market from 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. in downtown Decorah. 

    2. Winneshiek Wildberry Winery

    Visitors to the winery can take their photo at Ole and Lena, sample wines, eat a meal off the menu, walk through the vineyards and attend the tour presentation.  The grapes will be getting ripe as harvest generally starts mid-September. Sample homemade fruit pies.

    Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Tour Times: 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

    Due to road construction on the North Winn Rd. take the Locust Road north from Decorah to Locust. Turn left on 337th Street to Winneshiek Wildberry.

    3. Seed Savers Exchange

    Sample dozens of heirloom and open-pollinated tomatoes - including favorites and rare varieties from SSE’s seed bank. Also stop in and enjoy hayrides, participate in the salsa tasting contest, and learn how to save your own tomato seeds. See listed program time for more information.

    Lillian Goldman Visitors Center open from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Tour times:

    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Hayrides

    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Tomato Tasting

    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Salsa Tasting Contest

    1:30 pm - Tomato Preservation Workshop: How to preserve your tomato harvest for the winter

    2:30 pm - Workshop, TBD

    3:30 pm - Tomato Seed Saving Workshop

    Check back for update on construction on the North Winn Road.

    4. Iowa's Dairy Center

    Iowa’s Dairy Center is not only a working farm, but a tourism facility where you can learn about modern dairy farming. On your tour you will see the milking parlor, robotic milking facility, freestall barn for housing the milk cows, special needs barn for calving, calf barn and Iowa’s Dairy Museum. Sample yogurt from Country View Dairy

    Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Tour times: Noon and 1:30 pm

    5. Empty Nest Winery

    Come watch the virtual tour of how our wine is made the old fashion way by fermenting the whole fruit/berries not the juice; also how we tore down & reclaimed our 100 year old barn into our new winery building. Then sample our wines and hard ciders to see how they are 'True to the Fruit'.  Sample wine and hard ciders for people 21 years and over.

    Tour times: Virtual tours will be going all the time from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    6. WW Homestead Dairy

    Take a self-guided tour down our viewing hallway and learn about where we make our award winning cheese curds, block cheese & ice cream. Sample our fresh cheese curds and try a few flavors of our premium ice cream while you’re visiting! 

    Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Tour times: Self-guided tours are available throughout the day.

    7. Winneshiek County Fairgrounds - Raising the Roof Fundraising Concert - Party on the Track with Craig Morgan

    $35 Advance Tickets, $40 Day of Show

    7:00 p.m. High Valley 8:30 p.m. Craig Morgan

    Purchase tickets online at www.winneshiekcountyfair.org.

    Pork Roast Dinner in Danan Lansing Building open to the public 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Raffle drawing will be announced that evening.

    camping available - non electrical $20 per night. Call for reservations or questions on ticket purchase. 563-419-4716 or 563-419-1549

  • Sep
    09
    Hesper-Mabel Steam Engine Days | View Details Location: Highway 43 and Highway 44, Mabel, MN 55954
    Event Date: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

    Steam ahead!

    Contact: 507-493-5350

    The 65th Annual Hesper-Mabel Steam Engine Days wil be held September 9 through September 10 in Mabel, MN at the Junction of Highway 43 & 44 in Southeastern Minnesota just 30 minutes north of Decorah, IA.

    All day Steam Engine activities include: old time threshing, shingle mill, log sawing, corn shelling & shredding, rock crushing, blacksmith shop, tractor plowing & sub soiling, and tractor dyno. Each day at noon there is a parade. Wonderful food available daily as well as many activites all throughout the day.

    Cost: $5 to get on the Steam Engine grounds.

     

  • Sep
    10
    Hesper-Mabel Steam Engine Days | View Details Location: Highway 43 and Highway 44, Mabel, MN 55954
    Event Date: Sun, Sep 10, 2017

    Steam ahead!

    Contact: 507-493-5350

    The 65th Annual Hesper-Mabel Steam Engine Days wil be held September 9 through September 10 in Mabel, MN at the Junction of Highway 43 & 44 in Southeastern Minnesota just 30 minutes north of Decorah, IA.

    All day Steam Engine activities include: old time threshing, shingle mill, log sawing, corn shelling & shredding, rock crushing, blacksmith shop, tractor plowing & sub soiling, and tractor dyno. Each day at noon there is a parade. Wonderful food available daily as well as many activites all throughout the day.

    Cost: $5 to get on the Steam Engine grounds.

     

  • Sep
    16
    Aase Haugen Senior Services Golf Tournament | View Details Location: 2772 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Sep 16, 2017

    Come have fun!

    Contact: 563-382-6521

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