Archive for Happenings

Batter up! DC Saints opener is tonight

The Dassel-Cokato Saints baseball team opens the 2023 season tonight at 7 p.m. at home against the Watertown Red Devils. It’s Cinco de Mayo Night! Saints Field is located at 815 2nd St. N., in Dassel.

CTCC open house set for Saturday

The Cokato Town and Country Club is hosting a fundraising event Saturday, May 6 at noon to raise funds to finish a shed that was damaged during a wind storm last year. The CD Lions will be present, grilling pork chops.

Cokato city-wide clean up is Saturday

Cokato’s city-wide clean up day will take place Saturday, May 6 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Cokato Public Works parking lot. People must be residents of the city, and have a photo ID with them when dropping items off. Additional details may be viewed on the city website:

Hammer & Nails Derby Gala Saturday

Crow River Habitat for Humanity is hosting a Hammer & Nails Derby Gala Saturday, May 6 at 4:30 p.m. at Crow River Winery. The Gala will bring guests to the Kentucky Derby. The group is excited to host a watch party after a delicious dinner and yard games. Come dressed to impress in your springtime Sunday best for this annual event. Tickets are available at, and proceeds benefit this spring’s home builds.

Monarch butterfly class flutters into ELC Monday, May 8

Dassel-Cokato Sustainable Living is hosting a Monarch Butterfly Restoration presentation by Susan Bohnsack Monday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cokato Evangelical Lutheran Church. Bohnsack will share about how people may easily raise Monarch caterpillars, what to feed them, what to raise them in, how long it will take, how to release the butterfly after it emerges from its chrysalis, and more. The class is appropriate for children, but they must be accompanied by an adult. The event is free. Registration is available at

Lions pork chops are back today

The Cokato-Dassel Lions will be dishing up pork chops from the corn stand at Peterson Park in Cokato beginning at 4:30 p.m. Today, Friday, April 28.
Free will donations will be accepted. Drivers should enter 6th Street from Broadway and go west. Chops will be served until they’re gone.