Owatonna Area Happenings

  • 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 veteranís experiences.
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  • Navigating the Dalby Database, a genealogy research tool

    January 29th, 2015 at 1:00 AM
    The Dalby Database is one of the most comprehensive online research tools today.
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  • Americana Showcase

    January 30th, 2015 at 7:30 PM
    At Steele County History Center. Featuring Ben Kyle, Bethany Larson and Brandon Sampson.
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  • Apps & Maps for Better Ice Fishing

    January 31st, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    Get a list of the latest apps on your phone that will help when choosing your ice fishing spot.
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  • Cabela's Aquarium Fish Scavenger Hunt

    January 31st, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    Pick up and return your worksheet to Customer Service for your FREE prize!
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  • Polar Plunge

    January 31st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
    At Lake Kohlmier.
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  • Steele County Clothesline Annual Fundraiser "Murder Mystery"

    January 31st, 2015 at 5:30 PM
    A Night of Mystery & Intrigue Worth Millions! $100.00 per person. Please contact 451-2550.
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  • Cabela's Permit to Carry Class

    February 1st, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    Call Lisa at 651-983-6922 for info and to pre-register.
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  • Sandra Joy Friesen

    February 1st, 2015 at 2:00 PM
    Will present St Olaf Music Professor Sandra Joy Friesen in concert.
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  • Children's Programming: History Detectives & Time Travelers

    February 5th, 2015
    At History Center. History Detectives meet at 9AM and Time Travelers meet at 6:30PM.
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  • Preschool Open House & Taco Supper

    February 5th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
    Families are invited to visit preschool classrooms. Tickets $5/advance, $6/door.
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  • Eagles Cancer Auction

    February 6th, 2015 thru February 7th, 2015
    From gift certificates to gift baskets, something for everyone!
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  • 1st Annual Owatonna Boot Hockey Tournament

    February 7th, 2015
    At Morehouse Park. Register to Park and Rec by calling 444-4321. Deadline is Jan. 28th.
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  • Darn Near Full Moon Festival

    February 7th, 2015 at 5:30 PM
    Hotdog roasting, book trail, hot chocolate, treats and much more at Morehouse Park.
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  • Sharpie Art: Cutesy Couple Pillowcase Set

    February 7th, 2015 at 7:00 PM
    For adults only. Fee is $15 with complimentary chocolates and coffee.
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  • 2nd Annual Family Ice Fishing Event

    February 8th, 2015 at 1:30 PM
    Free for everyone to attend. Children 15 years old and under can fish without license.
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  • Ilo Ilo

    February 12th, 2015
    Independent & World Film showing at 2PM & 7PM at Owatonna Public Library.
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  • Splash of Vine Gogh

    February 13th, 2015 at 6:30 PM
    For adults 21 and over. Fee is $25. Instructor is Chris Hettinga. At Owatonna Arts Center.
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  • Kids Nation Scavenger Hunt

    February 14th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    Pick up and return your sheet at customer service to collect your FREE prize!
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  • Bobbi the Builder

    February 14th, 2015 at 1:00 PM thru February 28th, 2015
    For children ages 4-7. Fee is $5 at Owatonna Arts Center.
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  • Candlelight Ski, Snowshoe, & Hike

    February 14th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
    The full moon will help light the way as you explore trails lit by over 200 luminaries at Rice Lake.
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  • Jivin Ivan & the Kings of Swing

    February 14th, 2015 at 6:30 PM
    Celebrate Valentineís Day and enjoy some wonderful music! Don't forget your dancing shoes!
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  • World of Flavors Food & Brewfest

    February 20th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
    As we present our annual culinary trip around the world and homebrew contest. Cash bar, food and fun
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  • Cabela's Aquarium Fish Scavenger Hunt

    February 21st, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    Pick up and return your worksheet to Customer Service for your FREE prize!
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  • Snow Goose Hunting with Pro Staff Randy Bartz

    February 21st, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    Pro Staff Randy Bartz will be making a special appearance to discuss snow goose hunting.
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  • A Pair of Songbirds: Intro to the World of Pastels

    February 21st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
    Fee is $27. Instructor is Beth DeCoux. At Owatonna Arts Center.
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  • Gallery talk with Bonnie

    February 22nd, 2015 at 2:00 PM
    Join Bonnie for informal gallery talk at Owatonna Arts Center.
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  • Intro to Acrylic Painting Techniques

    February 28th, 2015 at 6:30 PM
    Fee is $25. Instructor is Chris Hettinga. At Owatonna Arts Center.
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  • Hometown Sampler

    March 6th, 2015 thru March 8th, 2015
    Join us for great local music to support the Steele County Food Shelf.
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  • BBBS Gala

    March 14th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
    At Steele County History Center. Be part of changing the lives of children for the better.
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  • North American Farm and Power Show

    March 19th, 2015 thru March 21st, 2015
    Array of indoor and outdoor agricultural exhibits. Admission and parking are free.
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  • MN Pheasants Banquet

    March 19th, 2015
    Enjoy great food and company at Monterey Ballroom.
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  • Gopher State Archaeological Society of Minnesota Show

    March 21st, 2015
    At Steele County History Center.
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  • Jose Cole Circus

    March 23rd, 2015
    Kids (3-12) $7.00. Adults (13 & older) $10.00. Kids 2 & under are Free with paid adult.
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  • KOWZ Home and Recreation Show

    March 27th, 2015 thru March 29th, 2015
    At Four Seasons. Fun for everyone. Free admission & parking! Contact 507-444-9224.
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  • Color Dash

    April 14th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
    Packet pick up at Noon. Color Dash at 2:00pm. For more information, contact Hamid 507-676-2531.
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  • Professional MMA Fight Night

    April 18th, 2015
    At Four Seasons Center. Call Anthony 363-1089 for tickets or more information.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2nd Annual Munchkin Market

    April 25th, 2015
    At 4 Seasons Center. Children selling their gently used items. Call 444-4321.
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  • Bark and Rec Pet Expo

    April 25th, 2015
    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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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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