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  • Entrepreneurs Exhibit 1850-1880s

    January 1st, 2015 thru December 31st, 2015
    Learn of challenges and resources our earliest entrepreneurs found in Steele County.
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  • Coming of Age 1968

    January 1st, 2015 thru December 31st, 2015
    A traveling exhibit looking at social forces that swirled through the 1960s and crested in 1968.
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  • Vietnam War Exhibit

    January 23rd, 2015 thru December 31st, 2015
    Features an overview of the Vietnam War and Steele County veteran’s experiences.
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  • Community Egg Hunt

    April 4th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
    Free and open to the public. See the Easter Bunny, pony rides, petting zoo & more!
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  • Canadian Fly-In Fishing with Expert Al Heidebrink

    April 4th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
    Expert Al Heidebrink will share everything you need to know about Fly-In Fishing.
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  • Children's Programming: History Detectives & Time Travelers

    April 9th, 2015
    At History Center. History Detectives meet at 9AM and Time Travelers meet at 6:30PM.
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  • Presentation by Teddy Roosevelt Interpreter, Adam Lindquist

    April 9th, 2015 at 7:00 PM
    Adam will perform America’s best modern recreation of Teddy at History Center.
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  • Cabela's Permit to Carry Class

    April 12th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    Call Lisa at 651-983-6922 for info and to pre-register.
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  • Boat & Water Safety

    April 14th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
    Register for this free class by March 26 at 444-4321.
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  • LTO: Treasure Island

    April 17th, 2015 thru April 25th, 2015
    A stunning yarn of piracy on the tropical seas.
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  • BBBS Bowl for Kids Sake

    April 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
    At Spare Time. The nation's largest fundraising bowling event.
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  • Hula Hoop Rug

    April 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM thru
    You will learn basic weaving terms while using a hula hoop and t-shirts cut into strips.
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  • Young Life Cake Auction

    April 18th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    Doors open at 10 am. For more information,contact Chuck Jamison at 451-9401.
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  • Cabela's Walleye Classic

    April 18th, 2015 at 10:00 AM thru April 19th, 2015
    Fishing Q&A with the pros, kids scavenger hunt, tactics and techniques and more!!!
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  • Night of Knights Auction

    April 18th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
    Must be 21 to attend. Proceeds will go to benefit St Mary's School.
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  • O-Town Throw Down

    April 18th, 2015 at 5:30 PM
    At Four Seasons Center. Travis Wiuff vs Kevin Asplund!
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  • Barney Anderson Tribute

    April 19th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
    There will be 10 to 15 of his original pen & ink drawings on display.
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  • Owatonna Public Library Family Fun Night

    April 23rd, 2015 at 6:30 PM
    "Rhythm and Rhymes". Have fun with stories, rhymes and crafts.
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  • Bark and Rec Pet Expo

    April 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
    At Four Seasons Center. Bring your dog and get supplies & information about pets. Call 444-4321.
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  • Spring Style Show

    April 25th, 2015 at 11:30 AM
    See the latest fashions from local businesses.
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  • Munchkin Market

    April 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
    At 4 Seasons Center. Children selling their gently used items. Call 444-4321.
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  • Dancing with Our Steele County Stars

    April 25th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
    At Medford High School Auditorium. Tickets are $20 per person.
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  • Family Festival

    April 30th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
    Tons of fun for the whole family at Willow Creek! Games, activities & exhibitors.
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  • Corky's Early Bird Softball Tournament

    May 1st, 2015 thru May 3rd, 2015
    Celebrating 36 years of competition! Music, softball, fun & food!
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  • May Grand Tea

    May 1st, 2015 at 4:00 PM
    Held at Owatonna Arts Center. Tickets are $8 and must be purchased by April 27th.
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  • From the Heart Half Marathon/Relay 5K Walk/Run

    May 2nd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
    Starts at Lake Kohlmier. Held in honor of families experiencing cancer.
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  • Mother's Day Expo

    May 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
    Craft and vendor show at Christian Family Church. Free and open to the public.
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  • RAKU Workshop

    May 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
    Clay firing workshop at the Owatonna Arts Center.
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  • Circus Pages Circus

    May 3rd, 2015
    Fun for the whole family at the Four Seasons Centre.
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  • 63rd Annual Steele County Art Exhibition

    May 3rd, 2015 thru May 31st, 2015
    Open during gallery hours at Owatonna Arts Center, Tuesday-Sunday from 1-5pm.
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  • Senior Expo

    May 6th, 2015
    At Trinity Lutheran Church. Free admission and parking. Door prizes available!

  • OHS Prom

    May 9th, 2015 at 7:00 PM
    Held at Four Seasons Center.
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  • Saint Paul Saints Brainstorming Game

    May 16th, 2015
    Attend the game against the Southern Minnesota All Star Team at Dartts Park.
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  • Be a Tourist Day

    May 16th, 2015
    In May – the Owatonna Passport. Get your passport stamped at attractions & enter into a drawing.
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  • Just 4 Kix Dance

    May 17th, 2015
    Held at Four Seasons Center at 2:00 and 4:30.
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  • Memorial Day Program

    May 25th, 2015
    Parade starts at 9:30am & travels to Four Seasons Centre where the program will take place at 10:30

  • Smokin' In Steele 2015

    May 29th, 2015 thru May 31st, 2015
    BBQ and Blues Festival held at the Steele County Fairgrounds
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  • Steele County Safety Camp for Kids

    June 4th, 2015 thru June 5th, 2015
    Learn about fishing, boating, camping, hiking and biking safety.

  • River Springs Water Park Opens

    June 5th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
    Opens today! Celebrate the last day of school at the Water Park from 4-8pm.
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  • OHS Graduation 2015

    June 7th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
    Held at Four Seasons Center.
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  • United Way Women's Leadership Council Power of the Purse Fundraising Event

    June 16th, 2015
    Benefiting Steele County's Imagination Library Tickets are $50.
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  • Tour of MN Bike Ride

    June 17th, 2015 thru June 18th, 2015
    June 17th Albert Lea to Owatonna. June 18th Owatonna to Northfield.
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  • Breakfast on the Farm

    June 20th, 2015 at 8:00 AM thru January 20th, 2015
    Jump house, horse and buggy rides, petting zoo and more! $5 per person, 5 & under eat free!
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  • Harry Wenger Marching Band Festival

    June 20th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
    Parade starts at 11am and ends with the awards ceremony in central park.
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Discover Our Faces & Places! Where history & attractions make it worth the trip every time! Located just 1 hour south of Minnesota's Twin Cities on I-35. Enjoy shopping at Cabela's World's Foremost Outfitters and the Medford Outlet Center. Visit the only Orphanage Museum in Minnesota and our other famous historical sites & attractions! Shop, dine, & stay in Owatonna!

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