Calendar of Events   

CHAMBER MONTHLY CALENDAR
                          &   COMMUNITY CALENDAR                      

 

 

AUGUST 2013

 

6               City Council Meeting 7:30 pm at City Hall

7               ECFE FREE Family Swim at the Windom Pool 6 to 8 pm plus healthy snack 
                 and books for children age 0 to 5

 

8              Riverfest Committee Wrap-Up meeting 5:30pm at the Chamber

 

8              Grill & Chill with the Lifeguards- Grill Out 6:30pm & Swimming with Glow 
                 Sticks from 7:00-9:30pm

 

9               Chamber Coffee Sponsored by the Good Samaritan Society at Remick 
                 Ridge at 10:00am

9               Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre presents “ Alice in Wonderland” 7 pm at 
                 the BARC Auditorium.  $3 per/person ages 2 and under-free

10             Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre presents “ Alice in Wonderland” 10:30 am 
                 at the BARC Auditorium.  $3 per/person ages 2 and under-free

10              Animals of the Night 6 – 9 pm at Jeffers Petroglyphs – guided tour of 
           carvings, presentation about nocturnal animals and how they    
           survive at night and a twilight hike of the prairie (bring a flashlight)

 

14            Business Caffeine meets at 8:00am at River City Eatery

 

14            WADC Board meeting 11:50am at the Chamber

 

15            Girls' Night Out in Windom 4-7:00pm...

14-17                Cottonwood County Fair

     Wednesday 14

           7 pm FREE Tina & Lena (Comedy, Singing & Variety Show) at the  
           Arena

Thursday 15

     5 to 9 pm Carnival Discount Days

     6:30 pm FREE All American Lumber Jack Show at the Arena

Friday 16

     6:30 pm FREE Midwest Outlaw Truck & Tractor Pullers Association 
            behind Arena

     7:30 pm Talent Show in the Arena

Saturday 17

     1 to 5 pm Carnival Wristband Days $15

     8 pm The Tim Singler Band in the Arena

     11 pm Buildings Close  

 

16              Chamber Coffee Sponsored by Casey's at 10am

 

17              Celebrate the Garden Harvest 1 – 5 pm at Jeffers Petroglyphs – taste fire

                   roasted sweet-corn, bean soup and other seasonal foods while learning 
                   about people of the Great Plaines Village period and how New World
                   farmers invented crops that changed the world

 

17              The Tim Sigler Band 8 pm to midnight at the Windom City Arena     

                   during   the Cottonwood County Fair.  A fundraiser for the 

                   Windom Area Youth Hockey Association

 

19              Executive Chamber Board meets at Noon at the Chamber Office

 

19            Girls' Night Out in Windom 4-7:00pm...

 

19              Windom Schools starts at 8:10 am 4-12 grades 

19              K-3rd grade parent/teacher meetings  

 

20              CVB Board meets at 8am at the Chamber Office

 

20              First day of school for grades 1-3 at Winfair Elementary

20              Kindergarten parent/teacher meetings

 

20              City Council Meeting 7:30 pm at City Hall

 

21              First day of school in Windom for the Kindergarten

23-25        MN Palomino Futurity and Show at the Windom Arena

 

24              Jamie Torkelson Fallen Biker Memorial Run begins at Noon at the Phat
                   Pheasant

24              Hicktown Mafia Band 9 pm to midnight at the Phat Pheasant a 
                   fundraiser for the Windom Youth Hockey Association.  Sponsored by 
                   the Torkleson Fallen Biker Memorial Ride

 

24              Outdoor Movie on Reinbows Arena at dusk.

26              MN State Fair Trip with Community Education.  Call 831-6915 for details

 

27              WACC Board meets at 11:50am at the Chamber Office

27 & 28    Early Childhood Screening – Windom Schools.  Call 831-6940 for more
                   information  

 

31              American Indian Games 1 – 5 pm at Jeffers Petroglyphs – play games 
                   popular among American Indians of the past including the moccasin 
                   game, awl game and double-ball game

 

SEPTEMBER 2013

2                Happy Labor Day

 

3                Bridges Preschool Begins

3                City Council Meeting 7:30 pm at City Hall

 

4                Chamber Update 10am KDOM Radio

7                BARC “Party on the Lot ” 3 to 9 pm featuring a Ribeye Dinner, Beer

      Garden, entertainment and yard game tournaments in the North   
      parking lot behind BARC ( 11th Street entrance

7                25th Anniversary of the Sonshine Preschool with a FREE concert featuring

                   “Benson Family Singers” 6:30 pm at BARC 

 

8                Shalom Hill Farm’s Fall Festival Fundraiser Open house & self-guided tours 
                  of the unique facilities, a produce, craft, food gift sale and other 
                  activities including a silent auction baskets ongoing 4 pm to 8 pm.  Hot 
                  sandwich meal Adult $7 and Kids $3 served at 5 pm followed by a lawn 
                  chair concert at 6:30 pm featuring the local group “Shones Like Gold” 
                  at Shalom Hill Farm ( 42194 County Road 3)

9                Cottonwood County Historical Society Annual Fall Fund-raiser 4 to 7 
                  pm.

 

11            Business Caffeine meets at 8:00am at River City Eatery

 

11            WADC Board meeting 11:50am at the Chamber

 

14              3rd Annual Fall Festival & Kids Rodeo at Reinbows.

15              St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Annual Fall Festival 8 am

                   Fun for the whole family with a Noon meal, White Elephant, Bake & 
                   Craft Sale , Raffle drawing & Bingo.

 

16              Executive Chamber Board meets at Noon at the Chamber Office

16              ECFE fall quarter classes begin

16              The “Heroes Behind the Badges” Blood Drive 11:30 am to 1:40 pm and

                   3 to 7 pm at the Windom Area Hospital .  Walk-ins Welcome!!

 

17              CVB Board meets at 8am at the Chamber Office

 

17              Windom Booster Club Meeting 7 pm in Middle School Commons

17              City Council Meeting 7:30 pm at City Hall

 

20              Windom Middle School Dance 7 to 10 pm at Windom High School

21              Homecoming Coronation 7:30 pm at Windom High School

 

24              WACC Board meets at 11:50am at the Chamber Office

24              Windom Schools Parent/teacher conferences

  

27             Homecoming Dance 8:30 pm at Windom High School

 

28             Windom Hospital Auxiliary Fall Festival 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Our Saviors

                  Lutheran Church of Windom

 

OCTOBER 2013

5                Windom Area Chamber Fall Craft & Collectibles Show

5                Breast Health Walk

 

12              Hospital Foundations Parade of Tables Luncheon at the Windom 
                  Community Center

26-27       Convention & Visitors Bureau Gun & Knife Show at the Windom Community Center

27             Tour of Tables at the Windom Area Hospital Lobby from 8:30 am to 
                 1:30 pm  

 

31             Horses in Costume, Trick or Treat at Reinbows barn 4:00-6:00 pm.

NOVEMBER 2013

9                American Lutheran Church ‘Holiday Fair’ bazaar 9:30 am to 1 pm at the

                  American Lutheran Church .

 

DECEMBER 2013

7                First United Methodist Christmas Tea (no time set yet)