Archive for Happenings

Jamming at the Dassel History Center Monday, June 27

Jamming takes place the last Monday of the month at 7:20 p.m. at the Dassel History Center throughout the summer. Everyone who enjoys playing music together or singing is invited to the fun.  Audiences are also welcome.

Mid-Summer event slated tomorrow, Saturday, June 25, at Temperance Hall

The Cokato Finnish American Historical Society (CFAHS) will be hosting a Mid -Summer event tomorrow, Saturday, June 25 from 6:30 p.m. to dusk.
A showing of the Finnish ” Winter War” video will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Temperance Hall.
At 7:30 p.m. there will be a potluck dessert picnic in the school yard. It will be followed by a bonfire.
This event will take place at Temperance Corner, 2016 County Road 3, Cokato.

Indigenous Sustainability Walk slated Saturday, June 11

The Dassel-Cokato Sustainable Living Group, in partnership with the Sustainable Farming Association’s Crow River Chapter, is hosting guided tours at Collinwood County Park Saturday, June 11. There are two sessions: 9 to 10:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. to noon. The guided tours will show attendees how indigenous people used local natural resources, and how it is possible for us to do the same. Pre-registration is required: There is a $5 fee per person, and space is limited to 40 total participants.

Dassel Library’s summer reading program kicks off Monday, June 6

“Read Beyond the Beaten Path” this summer at the Dassel Public Library. The Summer Reading Program starts Monday, June 6 and runs through August 31. Kids up to age 17 can earn prizes for reading and being active all summer long.
Sign up begins Monday, June 6. Kids will get their summer reading game sheet/reading log, an extra activity sheet, and they will be able to pick out a book to keep thanks to the Dassel Community Chest and local community members.

Dassel-Cokato High School commencement takes place Sunday

The DC Class of 2022 graduation ceremony is slated for 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5 at the high school’s East Gym.

Dassel Ambassador Princess for a Day RSVP due Sunday

The RSVP deadline for the Dassel Ambassador’s Sunday, May 1 Princess for a Day event is Sunday, April 24. The event will take place at the Dassel Covenant Church Sunday, May 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. Girls ages 2 to 11 are welcome to join Ambassadors Lily and Lydia to learn princess etiquette, decorate a cupcake, make a May Day basket, and decorate their own crowns! Cost is $10 per girl, paid at the door. Proceeds benefit the Dassel Ambassador program. RSVP to: