Archive for Happenings

Mayer Rising Community Festival slated Saturday, July 8

MAYER, MN – Saturday, July 8 is the day set aside for the annual Mayer Rising Community Festival, which will take place near the Mayer Community Center.

If you have information you would like in Cathy Stifter’s weekly column; call her at (952) 657-2128, prior to Sunday, June 25.

Items will be posted on the Mayer timeline if not in Stifter’s column, and she would like to see the lineup here, as well.

Opportunities for all at LP Prairie Days in mid-July

Organizers of Prairie Days in Lester Prairie are looking for participants for various events scheduled to take place.

Prairie Days, sponsored by the Lester Prairie Lions Club, and Lester Prairie Ambassador Program, will take place downtown and in Central Park in Lester Prairie Friday, July 14 through Sunday, July 16.

Those interested in participating in the parade should contact Tasha at (320) 296-1579.

Vendors interested in selling at the craft fair should contact Andria at, or Melissa at (320) 282-3816

Those interested in displaying a vehicle in the car show should contact Larry Hoof at (320) 395-2604.

Actors, musicians, singers, and others who would like to participate in the talent show should call Sue Mielke at (320) 395-2571.

Anyone interested in participating in the 5k run/walk should email

Applications to participate are also available at Cornerstone Hardware Store; at the website,; and on Facebook.

‘Wischin for a Cure’ cancer benefit in NG Friday, June 23

SPONSORED POST. The “Wischin’ for a Cure” cancer fundraiser will take place Friday, June 23, from 7-9 p.m. at the New Germany Town Hall, 300 Broadway St. E. The Six Outlaws and The Trumpetiers will be performing “A Tribute to Johnny Cash.” Tickets are $10 each and are available at the hall or in advance by calling Phyllis at (952) 442-4119. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Family Fun Friday in Winsted Friday, June 16

SPONSORED POST. A Family Fun Friday event will take place at Mill Reserve Park in Winsted Friday, June 16 at 7 p.m. There will be music, a petting zoo, a movie, and food. This free event is presented by the Winsted Arts Council, Winsted Jolly Juniors, Winsted Lions, and WHAT UP. It is recommended that participants bring a chair or blanket. Food quantities are limited.

Pork chop meal fundraiser June 12 At McLeod County Historical Museum

SPONSORED POST. The McLeod County Historical Museum is hosting its annual pork chop supper fundraiser Monday, June 12, from 4:30-7 p.m. The cost for adults is $12 and for kids is $6. Guitarist Lee Weber and Stoney Point will provide music from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Additionally, there will be a silent auction for art. This event will take place at the museum at 380 School Road NW., Hutchinson. For more information, call (320) 587-2109.

Music in the Park Tuesday with Lowell and Nancy

Lowell S. and Nancy B. will be performing for Music in the Park Tuesday, June 13 in Lester Prairie from 7-8:30 p.m. Burgers will be available from 6-7 p.m. from RiteWay Conveyors, Inc. The sponsor for the event is Prairie Dairy. Music in the Park will take place at the park on 2nd Ave. S. in Lester Prairie, unless weather becomes inclement and the event moves to St. Paul Lutheran Church.