Archive for Happenings

Dassel Winter Farmers Market events planned

DASSEL, MN – The Dassel farmers market will be hosting a Winter Market in Dassel’s City Hall in November and December.

This month, the market will take place Saturday, Nov. 24 in the community room at Dassel City Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In December, the market will take place Friday, Dec. 14 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., also in the community room.

The event is free and open to the public, and will offer a variety of home-made goods: from bread to pumpkins, to hand-made crafts, and locally- made honey.

Interested vendors may contact Julie at, or call 320-275-2454, and ask for Terri.

Blood drive Monday, Oct. 22 in Cokato

COKATO, MN – The American Red Cross bloodmobile will be at First Baptist Church, 395 Broadway Ave. N. in Cokato, Monday, Oct. 22 from 1 to 7 p.m.

Minnesota From the Road Thursday, Oct. 18

COKATO, MN – Author and photographer Doug Ohman will present from his Minnesota From The Road series Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Centennial Room of the Cokato Library/Museum building. Ohman will present information on the Interstate Highway System, as well as sights to see, along with the many stories behind them. The program is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact the Cokato Museum at 320-286-2427,, or on Facebook at Cokato Museum & Akerlund Photo Studio.

Dassel slow roll Saturday, Oct. 13

DASSEL, MN – The fourth Dassel Story Slow Roll will take place Saturday, Oct. 13 at 9:30 a.m. This story roll is a repeat of the second roll, which took place in August, and the last roll of 2018. The story roll is a short tour including seven or eight historical Dassel stories at different sites in the community. Bill Ward will be the tour leader. Sponsored by the Dassel Area Historical Society. There is no charge.

Blood drive Tuesday, Oct. 16 in Kingston

KINGSTON, MN – The American Red Cross bloodmobile will be at Kingston Lions Club, 30840 722nd Ave. in Kingston, Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 1 to 7 p.m.

Pork chop supper in Dassel Friday, Oct. 12

DASSEL, MN – The Dassel Fire and Rescue pork chop supper will take place Friday, Oct. 12 at the Dassel Fire Hall from 5 to 8 p.m. or until chops are gone.