Archive for Happenings

Watertown-Mayer High School Homecoming Friday, Sept. 22

The Watertown-Mayer High School Homecoming will take place Friday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m.

Rummage Sale Thursday, Sept. 21

St. Mark in New Germany is hosting a HUGE Church Rummage Sale in the gym on Thursday, Sept. 21 and Friday, Sept. 22 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 23 from 8 a.m. to1 p.m. for a $5 bag sale. This is a very organized and huge sale with something for everyone from baby to adult, with everything priced to sell! The St. Mark Quilters are also serving a BBQ’s lunch available for purchase on Thursday and Friday.

Immaculate Conception Fall Festival Sunday, Sept. 17

The Immaculate Conception Fall Fest will take place Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Immaculate Conception Church, 109 Angel Ave. NW, Watertown. Homestyle turkey dinner with all the fixings and dessert. Serving from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 adults and takeout, $5 kids 10 and under. Food, beer, kids games, live music, bingo, silent auction, raffle and country market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fun for the whole family.

School open houses start Wed., Aug. 30

Holy Trinity
Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 6 p.m.
First day of school : Tuesday, Sept. 5

Howard Lake Waverly Winsted
MS : Wednesday, Aug. 30, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
HS : Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 5 to 7 p.m.
K-4 : Sept. 5-6, will take place during Welcome Back Day Sessions
First Day of School : Tuesday, Sept. 5

Lester Prairie
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 4 to 7 p.m.
First day of school : Tuesday, Sept. 5

6-9th : Wednesday, Aug. 30
Pre-K-4 : Tuesday, Sept. 5 and Wednesday, Sept. 6,
Royal Connection Conferences
First day of school grades 5-12 : Tuesday, Sept. 5
First day of school grades
Pre-K-4 : Thursday, Sept. 7

Rep. Jim Nash legislative update: upcoming policy discussion

Hosted by the MN Chamber of Commerce about the many policies passed this session that impact businesses across the state.

Date and Time:

Tuesday Jun 27
2 to 3:30 p.m.


J. Carver Distillery
1320 Mill Lane, Waconia

Registration requested, no fee to attend. Register here!

This session, the Legislature passed more laws that affect Minnesota businesses than in the entire previous decade. We’ll be discussing what this means for your business and what steps we can take to make Minnesota a better state for job creators and employees.

39th annual GND Fishing Contest Saturday

Attention fishermen and fisherwomen: the 39th Annual Good Neighbor Days Fishing Contest is Saturday, June 24, shotgun start 7 a.m. and weigh-in at noon at Howard Lake Lions Park.
Registration at 6 a.m. with a fee of $25 per person for those wishing to participate. There will be a first place, second place, and third place winner in four different categories: largest northern, largest walleye, largest bass, and largest panfish. A pay out of a total $2,325 cash prizes (based on 93 entries) will be awarded.
The fifth annual Good Neighbor Days Bass Bag Contest will be a part of the fishing contest with a $10 entry fee per person. 100% payback of prize money. Pays for three places.