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Updated Wednesday July 18th, 2018

July 17th – 22nd

Okoboji Summer Theatre

Not Now, Darling runs Tuesday-Sunday, July 17-July 22

Curtain Time: Tuesday-Saturday at 8 p.m.

Saturday Matinees at 4:30 p.m.

Sunday Evening at 6 p.m.

For tickets call the Box Office at 712-332-7773 or email us at

July 18th

The Butterfield Veterans Memorial Committee is having a salad luncheon fundraiser on July 18th from 11-1 at the Presbyterian Church in St James MN. Money raised will go toward building the Veterans Memorial in Butterfield.

July 19th

Cambria Presbyterian Church is holding an Ice Cream Social and Bake Sale on Saturday, July 19th from 5 to 7 p.m. Menu – BBQ, Egg Salad sandwiches, Potato Salad, Beans, Pies and Ice Cream. Address (123 Ash St., New Ulm/Cambria, MN. We are handicap accessible. For more information call 507-947-3255.

July 21st

Mankato’s Premier outdoor music fest will take place on Saturday, July 21 on Good Counsel Hill (145 Good Counsel Dr.). This event will include music from a local favorite, Neon-LIVE and from Pop ROCKS, a high-energy, live music show with 40+ costume changes, every genre of hit music. Food trucks and concessions will be available as well as Lemonade Rhubarb beer. For more information visit

July 26th

Holy Rosary Catholic Church is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday July 26 from 12pm to 6pm in the church basement. To make your appointment call John Jagerson at 507-995-5238. Holy Rosary Catholic Church is located at 546 Grant Ave in North Mankato. 

July 26th, 27th, 28th & 29th

Blue Earth County Free Fair in Garden City Minnesota. Four days filled with entertainment for all ages. Thursday is Senior Day and Friday is Kids Day. Don’t miss out on the Grandstand events! For more information on the fair check out our website at

July 28th

Garden City Annual Banquet, Saturday, July 28th from 3-9 p.m. Silent auction will be 3-6p.m. Banquet starts at 5p.m. There will also be live music throughout the evening. This event is sponsored by GC/WMHS Alumni Association.

(Golf Tournament at Madelia Golf Course 8:30-12:30 p.m.) Please email for more information.

August 1st

Make a Wish Minnesota Fundraiser, Tim Christian will be riding his bicycle for kids who have suffered critical injures who would like a wish come true. Weds. August 1st in Winnebago MN to Mapleton MN 32 miles exactly, you can either donate or donate by the mile, message Tim for more information.

August 4th

Join us for a fun weekend for the whole family! With wonderful food, a concert, a 5k fun run, and purchasing beautiful quilts at our annual quilt auction weekend! Event will take place August 3-4 at Okoboji Lutheran Bible Camp. For more information go to or call 1-800-OKOBOJI.

August 4th

This awesome event includes free clothing, FREE diapers, free school supplies, games, bounce houses, live performances, face painting, free BBQ and so much more! Whether you have a particular need or not; this family fun event is open to the entire community. You don't want to miss it!

August 18th

VINTAGE TRACTOR SHOW/COMPETITION. Oak Street, Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. 12:00pm to 4:00pm Antique to mid-70's tractors. Local Authors book signing in Sleepy Eye Museum begins at 1:00pm. Renee Wendinger to give a presentation at museum at 1:00 (free will offering), 10 year old to Adult bounce houses, rope climb, obstacle course, music, games, food, silent auction. All tractor participants receive a free t-shirt. To become a vendor or bring your tractor contact Larry Krenz @507-220-0593 or email: We are bundling if you bring more than one tractor. Proceeds from event go to Sleepy Eye Historical Society and Sleepy Eye Hospital Toddler Program. Come and spend the afternoon. Parade in Sleepy Eye at 6:00pm

August 19th

The annual Fly-In Drive-In Breakfast will be held on Sunday, August 19 at the Mankato airport from 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Come enjoy pancakes, eggs, sausage and more. There will be homebuilt, antique and classic aircraft on display as well as live entertainment. This event is put on by the MN Valley Experimental aircraft association chapter 642, who uses the proceeds to provide scholarships for area students. Tickets are $8 with kids 5 and under free.

August 24th

New Richland & Waldorf Fire Department Fireman's Dance. There will also be a Burger & Sweet Corn Feed. Music and Entertainment provided by "The Red Dirt Road". The event will be held August 24th from 5:30-9:00 at the beautifully restored JR's Barn in rural Waldorf.

September 8th

The 6th annual Southern MN Autism Motorcycle and Classic Car Ride takes place Saturday, September 8. Registration begins at 11 am. All proceeds benefit the SMAC - Southern MN Autism Coalition Mankato Area Children in Need. For more information visit