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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 veteranís experiences.
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  • Owatonna Fireworks-4th of July

    July 4th, 2015 at 10:00 PM
    Steele County Fairgrounds. Free seating available in the grandstand. Sponsored by Rotary.

  • SCHS Chuckwagon Supper

    July 11th, 2015 at 5:30 PM
    Entertainment includes: Cowboy Musician, Lonesome Ron Supper is served until 7pm Tickets will be $
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  • Habitat 500 Bike Ride

    July 12th, 2015 thru July 18th, 2015
    500 mile bike ride starts and ends in Owatonna and loops through Albert Lea, Winona and more!
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  • 29th Annual Steele County Historical Society's Extravaganza

    July 12th, 2015
    Day of fun for the whole family! FREE admission. Re-enactments, crafts, entertainment and more! Loc
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  • Owatonna's 5th Annual Weekend Out

    July 17th, 2015 thru July 18th, 2015
    Sponsored by Owatonna Parks and Recreation.
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  • Relay for Life

    July 17th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
    At Owatonna Fairgrounds.
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  • 7th Annual Ride for Hope

    July 18th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
    8am registration at Eagles. 10am Kickstands up. $20 single or $25 for doubles.
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  • Gus' Station: Car Show, Cruise and Pancake Breakfast

    July 18th, 2015 at 8:30 AM
    Fundraiser for Gus' Station. Breakfast and Car Show from 8:30am-1pm. Car Cruise at 1:15pm.
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  • Secret Garden Tour

    July 19th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    Discover the magic that lies in the gardens of Owatonna. Tickets required.
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  • Crazy Days!

    July 23rd, 2015 thru July 25th, 2015
    Something for everyone-sidewalk sales, music, food vendors, children's games, and a car show!
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  • A Roundtable Discussion on the history of Ellendale, MN

    July 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 PM
    Join us for a fun time of sharing stories and the history of Ellendale, MN
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  • WATTS over Owatonna

    July 24th, 2015 at 8:00 AM thru July 26th, 2015
    Don't miss the premier all electric RC fly-in event in the Midwest. The Southern Minnesota Model Air
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  • Color Dash

    July 25th, 2015
    Packet pick up at 9am. Dash starts at 11am. Charity partner is Youth 1st.
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  • Cabela's 2015 Archery Classic

    July 25th, 2015 thru July 26th, 2015

  • Elks Car Show

    August 1st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
    Free admission. Car registration is $10. Contact Charlie 456-1520.

  • VFW State Golf Tournament

    August 7th, 2015 thru August 8th, 2015
    At Brooktree Golf Course, 1369 Cherry St. 507-444-2467.

  • Steele County Free Fair

    August 18th, 2015 thru August 23rd, 2015

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  • Shoot for the Moon Night Golf Tournament

    September 11th, 2015 at 7:30 PM
    Have fun while supporting a great cause at Havana Hills Golf Course.
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  • Annual Lighting the Path Fundraiser

    September 12th, 2015
    At Minnesota State School Orphanage. Help keep the light burning.
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  • Harvest for History

    September 19th, 2015
    At Steele County History Center.
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  • Culturfest

    September 26th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
    At Wilson School. Music & dance, ethnic foods, authentic merchandise & fun for all!
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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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