Events

POPCORN WAGON 2019 – BROWN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY – 2 North Broadway

July 20, 10:00-5:00  July 26, 10:00-8:00    July 27, 10:00-8:00    August 24, 10:00-5:00  September 28,  10:00-5:00   October 5, 10:00-5:00  October 12, 10:00-5:00


Bavarian Blast~ Thursday, July 18 to Sunday, July 21, 2019 

Location: Brown County Fairgrounds 1201 N State Street New Ulm

New Ulm’s Biggest Party of the Summer. 16 & Under Free. Advance tickets available. For more information and entertainment schedule check out the website: bavarianblast.com OR call 507-233-4300.

Thursday, July 18  4:30-6:30 Heide & The Good Ole Boys  6:30-8:00 Transit Authority: A Tribute to Chicago  8:30-10:30 The Music of Fleetwood Mac

Friday, July 19  Concord Singers, Bockfest Boys, Dain’s Dutchmen, Leon Olsen Show, & much more

Saturday, July 20  8:00 a.m. 5K/10K  1:30 Dog Race  3:30 Barrel Race               5:30 Sauerkraut Eating Contest  7:00 Stein Holding Contest  8:00 Church of Cash

Sunday, July 21  10:00 Polka Service with Squeezebox & Mollie B.  12:30 Parade  *Music all Afternoon*  6:00-7:30 Free Fallin’ – A Tribute to Tom Petty


Comfrey Friends of the Library Yard & Garden Tour ~ Sunday, July 21, 2019

Location: Starts at the South Park Picnic Shelter, 100 W Ochre Street

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Price: $10.00/ticket

Seven Comfrey Residents will open their yards and gardens to the public for this afternoon tour. Start at the Park Shelter to purchase a $10 ticket, and receive the list of gardens. Refreshments included.


100th Birthday Celebration for Melba Hopp ~ Sunday, July 21, 2019

Location: Trinity Lutheran Church in Nicollet

Time: following the 9:00 a.m. Service

The family of Melba Hopp is having cake & ice cream after the 9:00 a.m. church service on July 21. If you are unable to attend, cards can be sent to Benedictine Living Center Dove Wing, Room #408  1907 Klein Street  St. Peter, MN 56082.


Glencoe Lions “Music in the Park” ~ Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Location: Oak Leaf Park – Shelter #2 – Glencoe

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Free live music featuring Chuck and Jason Thiel. A hot sandwich meal with chips, pickles, dessert, & beverage will be available from 6:00-7:00 and the free performance starting at 6:30. Bring a lawn chair & enjoy the music in the park. 320-864-5237 is the number to call if you have any questions.


Open House Bridal Shower honoring Megan Bauer ~ Saturday, July 27, 2019

Location: Zion Lutheran Church in Winthrop

Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Come & Go Bridal Shower honoring Megan Bauer and Mark Yrgo. Parents are Jim & Ruth Bauer and Don & Bev Yrgo. The couple is registered with myregistry.com. Please bring your favorite recipe to share with the couple.


Summer Fun Kids Carnival ~ Saturday, July 27, 2019 

Location: New Ulm Dairy Queen Parking Lot

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Pro Kinship for Kids and the New Ulm Dairy Queen invite you to have some fun! Kids games and activities and food available! $1.00 from each Blizzard sold will go to support Pro Kinship. Check out the website: www.prokinship.org


National Night Out ~ Monday, July 29, 2019

Location: German Park in New Ulm

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Music * Food * Entertainment * Children’s Games * Fun for Everyone


Wanda Gag House 3 Day Camp ~ Register by Monday, July 29, 2019

Location: Wanda Gag House in New Ulm

Time: 9:00 – 12:00  OR  1:00 – 4:00

Price: $15.00 for the 3 Day Camp

The camp is offered to kids who have completed grades 3-6. The children will be making home-made paper using different techniques to decorate and to make books. The camp will be held August 6,7, & 8, sessions held in the morning and afternoon. Space limited so the deadline to register is July 29. To request an application or have questions – email wandagaghouse@gmail.com.


St. Mary’s Summer Festival ~ Sunday, August 4, 2019

Time: Mass at 9:30 am Sunday Morning
Festival follows from 10:30 am to 4 pm
Pork Chop Dinner 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Cost:  Adults $11.00 – Children 4-12 $6.00 – Under 4 FREE
Carry Outs Available – $11.00

Quilt & Variety Auction at 1:30 pm in front of the Church Steps (weather permitting) Big Ticket Raffle Drawing at 3:30 pm. Live Music, Theme Basket/Silent Auction, Treasure Alley, Crafts, Baked Goods, Fresh Produce, Pie/Ice Cream, Beer, KC Donuts, 1919 Root Beer Floats, Mexican Food, Hamburgers & Hot Dogs Games Including Bean Bags, Bingo, Face Painting, Buggy Rides, Cake Walk and a Castle Bounce plus MORE!


A Salute to our Military Service Members ~ Sunday, August 4, 2019

Location: State Street Theater,  1 North State Street New Ulm

Time: 2:00 p.m.

FREE CONCERT by the Red Bull 34th Infantry Division Concert Band. 


152nd annual Brown County Fair ~ August 7-11, 2019

Location: 1201 North State Street  New Ulm

Admission & Parking Free. Rides, Live Music, Demo Derby, Tractor Pull, Zoo, 4-H, and much more. Check out browncountyfreefair.com for more info.


12th Annual Springfield Golf Tournament ~ Friday, August 9, 2019

Location: Springfield Golf Club

Time: 4:30 p.m. Registration  5:00 p.m. Shotgun Start  8:00 p.m.  Fun & Games

Price: $40.00 per person (Includes 9 holes of golf, meal, & door prizes)

Register by Monday, July 29, 2019, by calling 507-723-3508. For more information check out www.sprinfieldmnchamber.org


St. Gregory the Great’s Harvest Festival ~ Sunday, August 11, 2019

Location: 440 6th Street in Lafayette

Time: 10:30 a.m. Mass and Buffet Style Dinner 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Price: Adults $11.00, Kids 6-12 $5.00, 5 & under $1.00

Adult & Kids Bingo – Bean Bag Tournament – Silent Auction – Free Fire Truck Rides – Bake Sale – Food Stands – Live Entertainment – Paddle Wheel – Wine Pull – Farmer’s Market – Rootbeer Floats – & Much More! Don’t miss the Grand Raffle starting at 4:30 p.m. with 100+ prizes.


St. Gregory the Great’s 4th Annual Bean Bag Tournament ~ Sunday, August 11

Location: 440 6th Street in Lafayette

Time: Register by Noon, Toss off at 12:30 p.m.

Price: $10 Entry Fee per team of 2. (Minimum age of 15)

Please register with Josh Fischer by noon on August 11. Call or text your team to 507-276-1204. Double Elimination tournament, boards & bags provided, 32 teams max (first come, first served).


58th Annual Buttered Corn Days Celebration ~ August 16 – 17, 2019

Location:  Allison Park – 4th Ave NW in Sleepy Eye

Time: Friday 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Parade 6:00 p.m. Saturday

Celebrate Sleepy Eye’s community-wide celebration with FREE buttered sweet corn Friday, live music, kids activities, craft vendors, street dance, car show, bbq rib contest, and a grand parade.


Open House Bridal Shower honoring Alissa Fischer ~ Saturday, August 17, 2019

Location:  St. Mary’s Church in Sleepy Eye – Social Room

Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Come & Go Bridal Shower honoring Alissa Fischer, Bride-to-Be of Cody Groen. The couple is registered at Target, Menards, Randy’s Family Drug, & McCabe’s Ace Hardware.