Archive for Happenings

Newspaper office holiday hours

COKATO, MN – Enterprise Dispatch offices will be closed Fridays, Dec. 22 and 29 and Mondays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 for holidays.

Check out ‘Last Minute Monday’ specials

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – It’s almost here – see the new local promotion for “Last Minute Monday” which will be Dec. 18. A number of local and area businesses are offering great deals for one final day to finish off your holiday shopping needs. See the large ad inside today’s newspaper. It’s also online at and available for sharing.

Blood drive in Dassel Wednesday

DASSEL, MN – The American Red Cross will be having a blood drive Wednesday, Dec. 20 from 1 to 7 p.m. at  Dassel Covenant Church. To schedule an appointment, visit or call Meribeth at (320) 275-3512.

Dickens holiday festival and concert Sunday

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – The Dickens Holiday Festival and Concert will be Sunday, Dec. 17 at the Dassel-Cokato Performing Arts Center. Festival starts at 4:30 p.m.; concert at 6:30 p.m. Concert-only tickets are $15. Dinner, festival, and concert tickets are $20. Available at the Dassel-Cokato High School office, from DC music students, at The Cokato Marketplace, Red Rooster Foods, and Chuck’s Floral. Available until sold out.

Bluegrass Gospel Christmas Saturday

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – The Bluegrass Gospel Christmas concert will be Saturday, Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dassel-Cokato Performing Arts Center. Cost is a freewill donation. Concert will feature the Kingery family, the Mahlstedt family, and the Kellen family. Contact Isaiah with questions: or (320) 894-5178.

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Dec. 8 and 9

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – The FungusAmongus Players of Dassel-Cokato have opened their online box office for “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” the beloved holiday classic in the style of an old-time radio drama.

The next performance will be Friday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Dassel History Center and Ergot Museum, 901 1st Street.

The Saturday, Dec. 9 show is a dinner theatre performance at Bait & Hook, 525 Cokato St. W., with a social hour beginning at 5 p.m. and the show at 7 p.m.

To reserve tickets, visit, or check out FungusAmongus Players of Dassel-Cokato on Facebook.