Archive for Happenings

American Legion brat feed

The Dassel American Legion post 364 and Dassel-Cokato Boy Scout Troop #253 will host a brat and hot dog feed Thursday, Aug. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Red Rooster Foods Grocery in Dassel.

Millinery in the Museum opens Aug. 7

Millinery in the Museum, an exhibit of women’s hats from different eras, opens Saturday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m., at the Dassel History Center. The opening will include a tea and coffee party. Irene Bender of Dassel, will present the program “The Time of Hats.” Those in attendance are invited to wear a favorite hat to the party. The exhibit runs through Aug. 28.

Hydrangea art exhibited at DHC

Artist Rose Edin’s painting “Hydrangeas in Bloom” and artist Tom Nelson’s stained glass “Hydrangeas” will be shown together at the Dassel History Center from Aug. 7 through Labor Day. Nelson was inspired by Edin’s painting and did a stained-class interpretation of it. Other pieces of their artwork will be included in the exhibit.

Audience welcome at summer music jams

A summer music jam will take place Monday, July 26, 7 p.m. at the Dassel History Center. Anyone interested in jamming is invited. All music styles included. Audiences are welcome.

Contact the History Center for information at 320-275-3077 or

Silver Screen Songs concert at History Center

Twin Cities-based Maud Hixson and the Rick Carlson Trio (keyboard, bass and drums) will perform Silver Screen Songs, in concert Friday, July 16, 7:00 p.m. at the Dassel History Center. The show will feature popular hits from the movies of the ‘40s and ‘50s, the music of Garland, Gershwin, Porter, Day, Kelly and more.

Sponsored by the Dassel Area Historical Society, tickets are $10 and available at the Dassel History Center, 320-275-3077. Advance tickets are recommended as there is limited seating.

First Baptist Church celebrates 150 years

First Baptist Church in Cokato is celebrating 150 years with a weekend of events. Visit their website,, for a full schedule of events.

An open house will take place Saturday, July 17 at First Baptist Church from 2 to 4 p.m., followed by evangelism speaker Damon Albert at 7 p.m. All are welcome.