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Updated Thursday January 17th, 2019.

January 18th

Mankato Eagles 269 is hosting Bite-A-Burger For Cancer on Friday January 18th from 11am-8pm. Visit for more information. 

January 20th

The Eagle Lake American Legion will be serving breakfast on Sunday January 20th from 9- noon. This breakfast is open to the public. Questions please call the legion directly. 507-257-3130.

January 26th

Come try your hand at the annual Fairmont Lakes Foundation Annual Ice Fishing Tournament on our wonderful Fairmont lakes. Check In: 8:00am-10:45am, Sommer Outdoors Shotgun Start: 11:00am, Gomsrud Park Fish the Lakes: 11:00am-3:00pm Weigh-In: 3:00pm Sign up at Sommer Outdoors 507 235-5225.

January 27th

Mankato Eagles 269 is hosting a Cancer Brunch on Sunday January 27th from 9am-1pm. Visit for more information. 

January 27th

Bingo Blitz at St. Mary's School Hall in Madelia on Sunday, January 27. Lunch will begin at 11:30am. All proceeds go to St. Mary's School for a Religious Education

January 30th

The First Congregational  Church invites you to join them for food and fellowship on Wednesday, January 30th 2019 5:30-6:30pm. A potato bar will be served.

February 1st

Waseca High School Band Chili Feed, Friday, Feb 1st from 5-7pm. $7 for Adults and $4 for students, 10 and under $2.50. Tickets can be purchased in advance from a band student or tickets will be available at the door. Come support the Waseca Schools Band Program!

February 3rd

The 37th annual Sleepy Eye Sportsmen's Club Fishing Derby takes place on Sunday, February 3rd at Sleepy Eye Lake. Registration begins at 9:30am and the contest runs from 12pm to 3pm. There will be prizes, raffles, food and family fun.  

February 3rd

North Mankato Knights of Columbus Annual Pro Life Pancake Breakfast on Sunday February 3 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lower North Mankato. Corner of Grant and Sherman Streets. Breakfast will be served in the Lower Social Hall from 8:30-Noon Menu: pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, fruit, coffee and assorted beverages. Join us for a super breakfast for a super cause on a super day.

February 3rd

Dell Lutheran's  37th Annual Scandinavian Smorgasbord takes place on Sunday, February 3rd from 11am to 3pm. The event takes place at Dell Lutheran Church in Frost MN. For more information visit or

February 9th

Winter Blues Tack and Vendor SWAP. Get out and beat the winter blues. Start preparing for next show season or trail adventures come and shop new and used western décor and tack. Vendors include; 4-H Groups, Saddle Clubs, Posse Members and other organizations. Sell new or used tack or show cloths, crafts baked goods or other items.  Saturday Feb 9th, 2019 10am – 2pm Morson-Ario 1900 North Riverfront Drive, Mankato MN Contact Ruth Craig or 507-779-4380 or Autumn Sievert 507-380-8253 to reserve a spot or for more information

February 9th

The 7th annual Chili Cook-off and Beer/Wine Tasting Fundraiser for Madison Lake's Paddlefish Days takes place on Saturday February 9th from 5-7pm at Point Pleasant on Madison Lake. Prices are $5 for chili, $12 for beer/wine and $15 for both. The winner of 'best chili' will be announced at 6:45pm. For more information or if you'd like to participate contact Dave at 507-382-0541

February 10th

New Ulm American Legion Riders Annual Omelet in a Bag Breakfast on February 10 from 8am-1pm at the American Legion Post 132. Omelet is made with your choice of meats, vegetables and cheese, served with a blueberry muffin, applesauce and beverage. For futher information visit or call Post 132 at 507-354-4016

February 16th

Mankato Eagles 269 is hosting an auction on Saturday February 16 starting at 1pm. Visit for more information. 

February 16th

One Bright Star is excited to host a “Celebration of Life Gala” fundraising event on Saturday February 16th, 2019 at the Verizon Center in Mankato, MN. This is a black-tie optional event featuring a social hour, dinner, silent & live auctions, meat raffle, and entertainment provided by Duelly Noted, Dueling Pianos. This special night draws attention to our respective mission, celebrates the lives of children lost and raises funds to allow our organization to continue its mission. 

March 2nd

Family and friends of the Ben and Kimber Austin family have joined together and started the “Keep the Smoke Rolling” campaign to help the family offset medical and other expenses. A free will donation dinner and silent auction will be held on March 2, 2019 at Johnny M’s Tavern in Delavan, MN. Free Will Donation dinner begins at 2 PM until the food runs out, DJ from 4pm-11 PM, Silent Auction ends at 9 PM. All the proceeds from the dinner and the auction go to the Austin Family to pay for medical and other expenses. Check out the Austin Family Benefit Facebook page or email for more information.