Archive for Happenings

Sign up for events

WINSTED, MN – Organizers are encouraging those interested in participating in events during the Winsted Summer Fest (Friday, Aug. 6 and Saturday, Aug. 7) to sign up. Events include the parade, canoe/kayak race, and fun run. To sign up, go to

Annual Ice Cream Social & Country Store, July 25

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – St. Peter Lutheran Church, 77 2nd Ave. S. in Lester Prairie, is hosting its annual Ice Cream Social & Country Store, Sunday, July 25 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Take-outs will be avaiable. Everyone is welcome.

Wright County Fair next week

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – The Wright County Fair will take place at the fairgrounds in Howard Lake Wednesday, July 21 to Sunday, July 25. Festivities include midway shows, demo derby, fireworks, food, and entertainment.

Mayer Car and Cycle Night, July 21

MAYER, MN – Everyone is welcome to bring their car or motorcycle to Mayer Car and Cycle Night, Wednesday, July 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Bluejay Avenue and 2nd Street.

Prairie Days this weekend

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Prairie Days will take place in Lester Prairie Friday, July 16 to Sunday, July 18. The festivities will include music, games, food, tournaments, and fireworks.

HLWW presents play

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – HLWW Theater Arts Boosters will present “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do”  July 16, 17, 22, 23, and 24 at 7:30 p.m.; and July 18 at 4 p.m. Performances take place at the HLWW Laker Theater at HLWW High School. Tickets are available online at or at the door the night of performance.. Ticket prices are $14 for adults; $10 for seniors (65 and older); and $6 for students (18 and younger). Audience members are welcome to dress in their best 1960s fashion, and they could win a prize. Contrary to information provided for the July 9 story, the part of Del Delmonaco is being played by Joseph Schanus.