Owatonna Area Happenings

  • Entrepreneurs Exhibit 1850-1880s

    April 1st, 2014 thru December 31st, 2014
    Learn of challenges and resources our earliest entrepreneurs found in Steele County.
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  • I35 Owatonna Construction-Detour Map

    April 29th, 2014 thru November 5th, 2014
    I35 Owatonna Construction Detour Map. Construction May-November 2014
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  • 1st Annual Owatonna Photo Contest

    July 22nd, 2014 thru October 31st, 2014
    All photos should be submitted by October 31.
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  • Children's Programming: History Detectives & Time Travelers

    September 4th, 2014
    At Village of Yesteryear. History Detectives, 9am (preschool) Time Travelers, 6:30 pm (K- gr 6)
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  • Shoot for the Moon Night Golf Tournament

    September 5th, 2014 at 7:30 PM
    At Havana Hills Golf Course. $35 per person. Contact Mary at 451-2550.
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  • Americana Concert-Sally Barris & Don Henry

    September 5th, 2014 at 7:30 PM
    At Owatonna Arts Center. Doors open at 6:30PM. Tickets $70/member, $90/non-member
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  • Night to Prevent Child Abuse

    September 6th, 2014 at 7:00 PM
    At Steele County History Center. Tickets $10 per person. Contact 451-1190.
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  • Golf to Prevent Child Abuse

    September 8th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
    At Brooktree Golf Course. 11am shotgun. Cost is $75. Contact 455-1190.
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  • Take Control of Your Retirement Income--Make it last a lifetime

    September 9th, 2014 at 6:30 PM
    Hosted by Brad Running. Held at Roosevelt. RSVP by 9/8 by calling 507-455-4070.
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  • Roundtable Discussion: Gar Anderson, Glenn Brekke, Kenneth Long

    September 9th, 2014 at 7:00 PM
    At Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Hear their stories about their experiences after World War II.
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  • Wine & Beer Tasting Event

    September 11th, 2014 at 6:30 PM
    At Holiday Inn & Suites. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at door.
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  • Presentation and Book Signing by Kaplan Granddaughter, Kristin Kaplan Holsworth

    September 11th, 2014 at 7:00 PM
    At History Center. The 6 volume set will be for sale that night.
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  • Cabela's Permit to Carry Class

    September 12th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
    Call Lisa at 651-983-6922 for info and to pre-register.
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  • Cabela's NRA Weekend

    September 13th, 2014 thru September 14th, 2014
    Many events throughout the store!
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  • Big Wood Brewery and Winehaven Winery

    September 13th, 2014
    From Cash Wise Liquor. Jump on the chartered bus to head North to the brewery and winery.

  • Run 4 the Loaves

    September 13th, 2014 at 8:30 AM
    8:30 registration. 9:30 Kids 1/4 mile run. 10:00 4 mile run/walk.
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  • Night Hike

    September 13th, 2014 at 8:00 PM
    At Rice Lake State Park. Join naturalist, Tim Hruska, on an informative hike through the woods.
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  • MN State Button Association

    September 19th, 2014 thru September 20th, 2014
    Held at Comfort Inn.
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  • Rip Roar'n Rummage Sale

    September 19th, 2014
    At Game & Fish Builing (fairgrounds). 9197 from 5-8pm, 9/20 from 8am-1pm. 451-6676
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  • Annual Lighting the Path Fundraiser

    September 20th, 2014
    At MN State School Orphanage. Help keep the light burning.Luminaries: $25; Candle walk: $5 per candl
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  • Car, Motorcycle, Truck and Tractor Show

    September 20th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
    At Cornerstone Church. Free! Music, hot dogs! All vehicles welcome!
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  • 2nd Annual Fall Fling

    September 26th, 2014 at 5:30 PM
    At Owatonna Country Club. Fundraiser for the Owatonna Hospital Foundation.
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  • Culturfest

    September 27th, 2014 at 10:30 AM
    At Wilson School. Music & dance, ethnic foods, authentic merchandise & fun for all!
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  • 1st Annual Masquerade Celebration

    September 27th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
    At Owatonna Arts Center. Tickets are $50 (includes mask and complimentary beverage).
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  • 12th Annual Harvest Fest 2014

    October 2nd, 2014 thru October 4th, 2014
    Sidewalk sales, homecoming parade, farmers market and much more!
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  • SCHS Pet Walk a Thon

    October 4th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
    At Morehouse Park. Registration begins at 9AM. Collect pledges before the walk.
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  • Cabela's Permit to Carry Class

    October 5th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
    Call Lisa at 651-983-6922 for info and to pre-register.
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  • Harvest for History

    October 11th, 2014 at 5:30 PM
    At farm to fork dining experience at the History Center. $100 per person (all inclusive)
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  • Young Life Banquet

    October 12th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
    Call 507-451-9410 to reserve your spot!
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  • Cabela's Permit to Carry Class

    November 2nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
    Call Lisa at 651-983-6922 for info and to pre-register.
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  • Owatonna Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar

    November 7th, 2014 at 9:00 AM thru November 8th, 2014
    At Owatonna Allina Hospital. Book sale, sewing & crafts, bake sale, informal style show.
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  • Lighted Holiday Parade & Lighting of the Lights

    November 20th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
    Holiday Parade with Santa and Mrs. Claus proceed to Central Park for lighting of lights.
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  • Festival of Trees

    November 21st, 2014 at 7:00 PM
    Steele County History Center. Tickets: $25.00
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  • Little Black Dress

    November 22nd, 2014
    Held at Country Club. $45 per person (includes dinner & entertainment.
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  • Woman's Club Charity Event "Come to the Cabaret"

    November 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 PM
    At Eagles Club. Entertainment by Colleen Raye and Band. Tickets $25 in advance at Kottke Jewelers.
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  • Small Business Saturday

    November 29th, 2014
    Support small businesses in the community by shopping small businesses!
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  • Lowe Family Christmas Concert

    December 13th, 2014 at 7:00 PM

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Visitor Guide

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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