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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 veteran’s experiences.
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  • Rosie the Riveter

    October 13th, 2015 at 7:00 PM
    Will be held at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Owatonna on Tuesday October 13,2015

  • MEA at the Pumpkin Patch

    October 15th, 2015 thru October 16th, 2015
    The Pumpkin Patch has activities and attractions for the whole Family!
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  • LTO-The Foreigner

    October 16th, 2015 at 7:30 PM thru October 24th, 2015
    Little Theater of Owatonna presents The Foreigner.
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  • Rice Lake State Park: Discovering Fall Mushrooms

    October 17th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
    An informative program about a variety of mushrooms that can be found in the fall.
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  • UvSplash 5K

    October 24th, 2015
    Packet Pickup 7:00pm - 9:00pm Live Music 7:00pm - 9:00pm Dash Starts at 9:00pm

  • Costume Day at Oak View Nursery's Pumpkin Patch

    October 31st, 2015 at 12:00 PM
    Kid's in costume get a FREE pumpkin!
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  • Trick or Treat Trail

    October 31st, 2015 at 2:00 PM
    Come out to Mineral Springs for a Halloween night of fun!
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  • Pastimes Art and Fine Craft Sale

    November 5th, 2015 thru November 7th, 2015
    At Owatonna Arts Center. Nov 5th from 4-8pm, Nov 6th from 9am-7pm and Nov 7th from 9am-3pm.
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  • History Detectives

    November 5th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
    These FREE children’s programs are offered on the first Thursday of each month.
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  • Time Travelers

    November 5th, 2015 at 6:30 PM
    Children in grades K-6) will meet at 6:30 pm at the History Center the first Thursday of each month.
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  • Wine Tasting

    November 13th, 2015 at 6:30 PM
    Owatonna Arts Center annual wine tasting.
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  • Lighted Holiday Parade

    November 19th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
    Get into the holiday spirit! Come on out for our annual Lighted Holiday Parade!

  • Americana Showcase

    November 20th, 2015 at 6:30 PM
    Doors open at 6:30 pm Music Begins at 7:30 pm Non-members $20 Members $15
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  • Festival of Trees

    November 20th, 2015 at 7:30 PM
    At Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites. Contact Laurie 451-9769.
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  • Curtis & Loretta CD Release

    November 21st, 2015
    Admission to the concert is only $5.00, free to State Schoolers.
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  • Small Business Saturday

    November 28th, 2015
    Support small businesses in the community by shopping small businesses!
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  • Hometown Holiday Weekend

    December 3rd, 2015 thru December 6th, 2015
    Join us for Hometown Holiday weekend as we host various holiday events, and Breakfast with Santa!

  • LTO-A Christmas Carol

    December 4th, 2015 thru December 13th, 2015
    Little Theater of Owatonna presents the Christmas classic, A Christmas Carol
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  • Cabela's Permit to Carry Class

    December 4th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    Call Lisa at 651-983-6922 for info and to pre-register.
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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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