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  • To put events on the Calendar, call 712-852-2283 or fax 712-852-2156 or email eburgwelcome@kemb.org. Give complete information for your event.
  • Events will be added to the calendar on a monthly basis. Please contact the Chamber
    (712-852-2283) office for deadline information.

 

 

August 2014

Day Date Time Event
Mon Weekly 7:30 PM Emmetsburg Al-Anon Hope for Families and Friends at Senior Center
2nd -4th Tues   7:00 AM Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees Meeting
Tues Weekly 8:00 AM Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Wed Weekly 5:00 PM Tops Club at Extension Office Basement
Wed Weekly 5:30 PM Weight Watchers meeting at Senior Center
Wed Weekly 8:00 AM Emmetsburg Retail Assn. Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Media Advisory Committee meeting
Mon Weekly 6:30 pm Bingo at the VFW Hall.  Families are welcome
Fri

Aug 2

9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by Wallace’s Water Conditioning at the Welcome Center, celebrating 35 years in business.
       

Fri

Aug 1

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted by ?

Fri

Aug 1

 

Life Screening at the VFW Post 2295 in Emmetsburg

Mon

Aug 4

6:30 pm

VFW Bingo Night at the VFW

Wed

Aug 6

 

VFW 2295 Men’s Meeting

Fri

Aug 8

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted by PACHS introducing the new Doctor

Fri

Aug 8

 

Palo Alto county Golf Outing hosted by Iowa Lakes Community College.  Proceeds will go to the 2014 Scholarship Fund.  For more info, contact Jennifer at 712-362-4425

Fri

Aug 8

5:30 – 9:00 pm

Black Knights Car Club Cruise Night in Emmetsburg on North Broadway.

Sat

Aug 9

1:00-3:00 pm

Beach Day at Lost Island Lake.  Meet at the beach on the north end of Lost Island-Huston Park.  Bring your canoe, kayak, raft or stand-up paddleboard.  Some Canoes will be available.  Try out volleyball, build a sand castle.

Mon

Aug 11

6:30 pm

VFW Bingo Night at the VFW

Fri

Aug 15

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted by PACHS introducing the new Doctor

Mon

Aug 18

6:30 pm

VFW Bingo Night at the VFW

Tue

Aug 19

 

Ladies VFW meeting at the VFW

Fri-Sat

Aug 22-23

10:00-3:00 pm

7th Annual Hog Wild BBQ competition at Wild Rose Casino and Resort with a great weekend filled full of fun, great BBQ and fantastic prizes.

Mon

Aug 25

6:30 pm

VFW Bingo Night at the VFW

Fri Aug 29 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted at REMAX, a new Emmetsburg location, Ribbon Cutting

Sun

Aug 31

 

Biker Bash 2014 presented by Abate of Iowa District 8 and Johnny’s Pub in Lake Park.  Starting points in 6 district counties  at Noon and ending in Lake Park about 6 pm.

       

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September 2014

Day Date Time Event
Mon Weekly 7:30 PM Emmetsburg Al-Anon Hope for Families and Friends at Senior Center
2nd -4th Tues   7:00 AM Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees Meeting
Tues Weekly 8:00 AM Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Wed Weekly 5:00 PM Tops Club at Extension Office Basement
Wed Weekly 5:30 PM Weight Watchers meeting at Senior Center
Wed Weekly 8:00 AM Emmetsburg Retail Assn. Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Media Advisory Committee meeting
 

 

 

 

Wed

Sept 3

 

VFW Men’s Post 2295 meeting

Thur

Sept 4

5:30-7:30 pm

Retirement reception in honor of Dr. Frank Veltri.  For information, call 712-852-5500.

Thur

Sept 4

5:00-7:00 pm

National Assisted Living Week Celebration Kickoff at Emerald Oaks.  Free BBQ and entertainment beginning at 5 pm with “Travelin’ Music Memories” from Des Moines and at 6 pm featuring the “Westbenders” band.

Fri

Sept 5

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted by Emerald Oaks with a prize giveaway from Saxton’s Greenhouse.

Mon

Sept 8

6:30 pm

VFW Bingo Night

Wed

Sept 10

2:30 pm

Emerald Oaks continues National Assisted Living Week celebration with Aliza and Thomas Woodford sharing their violin and piano music.  Join us for all these fun activities.

Fri

Sept 12

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted at Pizza Ranch

Mon

Sept 15

6:30 pm

VFW Bingo Night

Tue

Sept 16

7:00 pm

VFW Auxiliary Meeting

Wed

Sept 17

1:30 pm

PACH Auxiliary meeting at PACH.

Wed

Sept 17

5:45 pm

Emmetsburg Public Schools Board of Education meeting

Thur

Sept 18

11 am – 1 pm

CD of A Salad Luncheon at Holy Family Parish Center.

Fri

Sept 19

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted at Cuts Unlimited to celebrate 10 years in business. Public invited.

Sat

Sept 20

 

“Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles” at Wild Rose Casino & Resort.  Must be 21 years of age and have a Wild Rose Player’s Card.

Mon

Sept 22

6:30 pm

VFW Bingo Night

Wed

Sept 24

2 & 3 pm

High Tea hosted by Palo Alto Council on Aging, held at the Senior Center.  Fundraising event at $6 ticket.  Choose either 2 or 3 pm. Call 712-852-9160 for a reservation and select your seating time.

Fri

Sept 26

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted at PAC Historical Society.  Public invited.

Sat

Sept 27

5:30 pm

Republican Party Fund Raising Dinner at VFW

Sat

Sept 27

 

Outdoor Women’s Workshop at Water’s Edge Nature Center, Algona.  Outdoor activities include canoeing, fishing, archery, and Dutch oven cooking.  This workshop is geared for women ages 18 and above.  Cos is $25.  Watch for details.  Call 515-295-2138.

Mon

Sept 29

6:30 pm

VFW Bingo Night

Tue

Sept 30

 

Emmetsburg Public Schools Picture Day

October 2013

Day Date Time Event
Mon Weekly 7:30 PM Emmetsburg Al-Anon Hope for Families and Friends at Senior Center
2nd -4th Tues   7:00 AM Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees Meeting
Tues Weekly 8:00 AM Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Wed Weekly 5:00 PM Tops Club at Extension Office Basement
Wed Weekly 5:30 PM Weight Watchers meeting at Senior Center
Wed Weekly 8:00 AM Emmetsburg Retail Assn. Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Media Advisory Committee meeting

Thu

Oct 3

2:00 PM

Tea Time Cinema showing “The Thin Man” (1934) at Emmetsburg Public Library.  Free and open to public.

Fri Oct 4 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by E-Pride Office Products

Thu

Oct 10

2:00 pm

Tea Time Cinema showing “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” (1977) at Emmetsburg Public Library.  Free and open to public

Fri Oct 11 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by CD of A at Parish Center.  Also Bake Sale

Thu

Oct 17

2:00 pm

Tea Time Cinema showing “The Red Shoes” (1948) at Emmetsburg Public Library.  Free and open to public.

Fri Oct 18 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by PAC Extension Office with an invitation to meet Angie Strohman, new program director
Sat Oct 19 11:00 – 1:00 pm Harvest Fest Event sponsored by Emmetsburg Retail Association.  Held at VFW
Sun Oct 20 8:30 – 12:30 pm Belgian Waffle Breakfast sponsored by the Lost Island Nature Center at the Emmetsburg VFW

Thu

Oct 24

2:00 pm

Tea Time Cinema showing “All the President’s Men” (1976) at Emmetsburg Public Library.  Free and open to public.

Fri Oct 25 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by Info Dog Security at the Pizza Ranch

Thu

Oct 31

2:00 am

Tea Time Cinema showing “Beetlejuice” (1988) at Emmetsburg Public Library.  Free and open to public.

Thu

Oct 31

4:30-7:30 pm

Halloween Trick or Treat Night with area children invited to visit residents who have turned their porch lights on between these hours.

       

November 2013

Day Date Time Event
Mon Weekly 7:30 PM Emmetsburg Al-Anon Hope for Families and Friends at Senior Center
2nd -4th Tues   7:00 AM Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees Meeting
Tues Weekly 8:00 AM Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Wed Weekly 5:00 PM Tops Club at Extension Office Basement
Wed Weekly 5:30 PM Weight Watchers meeting at Senior Center
Wed Weekly 8:00 AM Emmetsburg Retail Assn. Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Media Advisory Committee meeting

Sat

Nov 2

9:00 – 3:00 pm

Holiday Expo Craft and Bake Sale at VFW.  Call 712-852-3333 for more information

Sat-Sun

Nov 2-3

7:30 pm

Emmetsburg high School Fall Play, “The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg” at EHS Auditorium

Mon

Nov 4

7:00 pm

PAC conservation presents bird researcher and speaker, Kelly McKay, talking about Birding International and the Christmas Bird Count Marathon at the Lost Island Nature Center.

Tue

Nov 19

8:00 pm

EHS Fall Vocal Concert at EHS Auditorium

Wed

Nov 20

7:00 pm

Emmetsburg Firemen’s Feather Party at VFW.

Sun

Nov 24

11:30 am

God’s Harvest Auction sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Emmetsburg, held at VFW Hall.  Potluck meal will begin at 11:30 immediately following church, with the Live Auction to begin at 12:30 pm.

Sun

Nov 24

5:00 pm

Hospice memorial Service

Fri

Nov 29

6:00 pm

Home for the Holiday’s Event, with lighted parade, followed with Santa, horse drawn hayrides, and open house at the Emmetsburg Fire hall.  Sponsored by Emmetsburg Retail Association.

Sat

Nov 30

 

Christmas Open House in the Iowa Store at Wild Rose Casino, pictures with Santa and music by the Cornbelt Chorus.

December 2013

Day Date Time Event
Mon Weekly 7:30 PM Emmetsburg Al-Anon Hope for Families and Friends at Senior Center
2nd -4th Tues   7:00 AM Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees Meeting
Tues Weekly 8:00 AM Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Wed Weekly 5:00 PM Tops Club at Extension Office Basement
Wed Weekly 5:30 PM Weight Watchers meeting at Senior Center
Wed Weekly 8:00 AM Emmetsburg Retail Assn. Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Media Advisory Committee meeting
Wed Dec 4 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Scandinavian Tea at Bethany Lutheran Church

Thu Dec 5 7:30 PM

7th and 8th Grade Christmas Concert at EHS Auditorium

Fri Dec 6 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by the City of Emmetsburg at City Hall
Sun Dec 8 2:00 pm Glenn Henriksen in Concert at Bethany Lutheran Church.  Fellowship with coffee and cookies following concert.

Sun

Dec 8

8:30 – 12:30 pm

Catholic Daughters of America will host a pancake breakfast cooked by the Kiwanis Club and held at the VFW

Fri-Sat-Sun Dec 6-7-8 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
2:00 pm

MSCT presents “A Christmas Carol” held at Main Street Community Theater at 19th & Palmer.  Tickets $10 at the door.

Tue

Dec 10

12:00-4:00 pm

5th and 6th Grade Band Concert at EHS Auditorium

Thur Dec 12 7:00 pm Kindergarten & First Grade Holiday Concert at EHS Auditorium
Fri Dec 13 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by the Reporter and The Democrat
Fri-Sat-Sun Dec 13-14-15 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
4:00 pm

MSCT presents “A Christmas Carol” held at Main Street Community Theater at 19th & Palmer.  Tickets $10 at the door.

Sat Dec 14 1:00 pm Cross Country Skiing on the trails at Lost Island-Huston Park.  Call 712-837-4866 to reserve skis or bring you r own and join us!
Sat Dec 14 7:00 & 9:00 pm

Mel Tillis Christmas Show at the Wild Rose Casino.  Two shows at 7 & 9 with tickets, $15.  Must be 21 and have a Player’s Club Card

Sun Dec 15 2:00 pm

Emmetsburg High School Christmas Concert at EHS Auditorium

Sun Dec 15 5:30 pm

Annual Hospice Tree Lighting at Palo Alto County Hospital

Wed Dec 18 12:15 pm

Emmetsburg Catholic School Christmas Pageant presented by Grades 1-8.

Fri Dec 20 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by Wentzel’s True Value
Fri Dec 27 9:30 am Chamber Coffee at the Welcome Center, hosted by Sen. David Johnson and Rep. Megan Hess.

January 2014

Day Date Time Event
Mon Weekly 7:30 PM Emmetsburg Al-Anon Hope for Families and Friends at Senior Center
2nd -4th Tues   7:00 AM Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees Meeting
Tues Weekly 8:00 AM Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Wed Weekly 5:00 PM Tops Club at Extension Office Basement
Wed Weekly 5:30 PM Weight Watchers meeting at Senior Center
Wed Weekly 8:00 AM Emmetsburg Retail Assn. Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Media Advisory Committee meeting
Mon-Tue Jan 6-7 8:00 – 4:00 pm Express Registration Days at Iowa Lakes Com. College

Thur

Jan 9

10:00 – 2:00 pm

Regional Iowa Chamber of Commerce Executives meeting at the Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce.

Fri

Jan 10

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee and ribbon cutting hosted by Young’s Custom Computers during Verizon Grand Opening

Fri

Jan 10

 

4-H Lock-In at Smith Wellness Center for all 4-Hers in grades 4-12.  Call PAC Extension at 712-852-2865 for more info.

Sat

Jan 11

1:00 pm

Cross-Country Skiing on the trails at Lost island-Huston Park.  Call Palo Alto County Conservation at 712-838-4866 to reserve skis or bring your own.

Tue

Jan 14

8:30-9:00 am

Free Blood Pressure Checks at Mallard Com. Center.

Sat

Jan 18

 

Northwest Iowa Beef Bonanza at ILCC Emmetsburg for all youth in grades 4 and up.  For more info, call PAC Extension at 712-852-3865

Sat

Jan 18

6:00 pm

Chili/Live Music/Silent Auction Night at the Lost Island Nature Center.  Music by Ceolmhor.  Call 712-837-4866 for reservations.

Sun

Jan 19

1:00-4:00 pm

Get Wild! Eat Wild! Chili Cookoff and Beer and Wine Expo at Wild Rose Casino.  $7.50 admission will get you samples of both.  Entertainment provided by Mojo Productions.  Must be at least 21 and have a Wild Rose Players Club Card to attend.

Tue

Jan 21

11:00-11:30 am

Free Blood Pressure Checks at Curlew Senior Center

Sun

Jan 26

6:00-8:00 pm

4-H Ice Skating Party at West Bend Grotto for all 4-H families.  Call 712-852-3865 for more info.

Tue

Jan 28

All day

Emmetsburg Chamber will represent county tourism at the Travel Federation of Iowa’s Legislative Showcase at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Tue

Jan 28

9:00-9:30 am

Free Blood Pressure Checks at Emerald Oaks in Emmetsburg.

Wed Jan 29   ILCC Show Choir Clinic (Emmetsburg’s Black & Gold)

Thur

Jan 30

 

WIC clinic in Emmetsburg at Bethany Lutheran church

Thur

Jan 30

11:30-1:00 pm

Catholic School luncheon in celebration of Catholic School’s week to be held at the Holy Family Parish Center.

Fri

Jan 31

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted by Emmetsburg Catholic Schools in celebration of Catholic School’s Week.

February 2014

Day Date Time Event
Mon Weekly 7:30 PM Emmetsburg Al-Anon Hope for Families and Friends at Senior Center
2nd -4th Tues   7:00 AM Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees Meeting
Tues Weekly 8:00 AM Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Wed Weekly 5:00 PM Tops Club at Extension Office Basement
Wed Weekly 5:30 PM Weight Watchers meeting at Senior Center
Wed Weekly 8:00 AM Emmetsburg Retail Assn. Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Media Advisory Committee meeting
Sat Feb 1   State High School Jazz Band Contest
Sun Feb 2 8:00 -12:30 pm Super Sunday Pancake Breakfast at VFW for Horizons Unlimited.  Tickets, $6; can be purchased in advance at Second Hand Thrift
Mon Feb 3   State High School Show Choir Contest at Emmetsburg HS.
Fri Feb 7 6:00 pm Chamber of Commerce 2014 Annual Banquet held at Wild Rose Casino.  Social Hour at 6 pm; meal at 6:30 pm, followed immediately by entertainment and awards presentations for 2014 Citizen of the Year, 2014 Catalyst, and 5 Under-40 Awards.
Fri Feb 7 4:00-8:00 pm First Relay for Life Team Crushers Event at VFW.  Vendor Show from 4-8 pm, Pork Loin meal from 5-7 pm, plus Silent Auction and more.  All proceeds are donated to American Cancer Society.
Fri Feb 7   Book Night sponsored by PAC Conservation at the Emmetsburg Library to discuss the book “My Double Life,” by Frances Hamerstrom, a well-known author, naturalist, and ornithologist.

Sat

Feb 8

8:30-10:00 am

Legislative Town Hall meeting with Sen. David Johnson and Rep. Megan Hess at the Iowa Welcome Center.

Sat

Feb 8

 

Babysitting Clinic at PAC Extension Office, 1st class for all youth ages 10 and up.  Call 712-852-2865 for more info.

Sat

Feb 8

1:00 pm

Snowshoeing on the trails of Lost Island-Huston Park.  Call 712-837-4866 to reserve snowshoes or bring your own.

Sat

Feb 8

7:00 & 9:00 pm

Wild Rose Casino presents Keith Anderson in concert.  2 shows; tickets $15.  Must be at least 21 and have a Wild Rose Players Club Card to attend.

Fri Feb 14 9:30 am Chamber Coffee at Etc.
Fri Feb 14   Jazz Band Supper & Concert at Emmetsburg HS.

Fri

Feb 21

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted by Edward Jones in celebration of new location.

Fri

Feb 21

7:00 pm

Wild Rose Casino presents Phil Vassar in concert with opening act Bread Morgan.  One show only; tickets $15.  Must be at least 21 and have a Wild Rose Players Club Card to attend.

Sat Feb 22   Dutch Masters High School Show Choir Contest at Pella

Sat

Feb 22

 

Babysitting Clinic at PAC Extension Office, 2nd class for all youth ages 10 and up.  Call 712-852-2865 for more info.

Fri

Feb 28

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee at VFW #2295

Fri

Feb 28

5:00-7:00 pm

Lenten Fish Fry at the VFW. (First of 8 fish frys).

March 2014

Day Date Time Event
Mon Weekly 7:30 PM Emmetsburg Al-Anon Hope for Families and Friends at Senior Center
2nd -4th Tues   7:00 AM Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees Meeting
Tues Weekly 8:00 AM Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Wed Weekly 5:00 PM Tops Club at Extension Office Basement
Wed Weekly 5:30 PM Weight Watchers meeting at Senior Center
Wed Weekly 8:00 AM Emmetsburg Retail Assn. Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Media Advisory Committee meeting

Sun

Mar 2

1:30  & 7 pm

Miss and Miss Shamrock Pageants.  Sponsored by St. pat’s Assn. at Emmetsburg High School Auditorium.  Admission $5 per person.  Public invited.  Contact Deb Hite (712-852-2283.

Fri

Mar 7

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee at Shenanigan’s

Fri

Mar 7

5:00-7:00 pm

Lenten Fish Fry hosted by Lions Club at Emmetsburg VFW. Public Invited.

Fri

Mar 7

6:00 pm Morgan
7:00 pm Cagle

Chris Cagle and Brad Morgan will be performing at the Wild Rose Casino.  One show only.  Tickets $15.  Must be at least 21 and have a Wild Rose Players club card.

Sat

Mar 8

8:30-10:00 am

Legislative Town Hall Meeting with Rep. Megan Hess and Sen. David Johnson at the Iowa Welcome Center. Public Invited.

Sat

Mar 8

 

Lost island Nature Center will present speaker, Andrew Joseph, State Apiarist, who will talk about the importance of bees, their life cycle, and factors affecting bee populations across the country.

Mon

Mar 10

6:30 pm

Bingo at Emmetsburg VFW Hall

Thur

Mar 13

3:00 – 5:00 pm

Open House at St. Pat’s headquarters, with Irish coffee and cookies.  Public invited.

Fri

Mar 14

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee at St. Pat’s Assn. & Irish Gift Shop – Welcome to Irish Dignitaries

Fri

Mar 14

5:00-7:00 pm

Emmetsburg Fish Fry, held at the VFW Hall.

Fri

Mar 14

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee will be held at St. Pat’s Assn & Irish Gift Shop. Come and meet the Irish Dignitaries.

Fri

Mar 14

5:00-7:00 pm

Lenten Fish Fry hosted by Kiwanis Club at Emmetsburg VFW. Public Invited.

Fri

Mar 14

7:00 pm

Emmetsburg High School Vocal Pops Concert at HS Auditorium

Sat

Mar 15

8:30 am

O’Round the Loch Scholarship Run, sponsored by Iowa lakes Com. College and St. Pat’s Assn.  8:30  - Half Marathon and Relay (13 miles). 8:40 – 10K run. 9:00 – 5K run. 9:10 – 1.7 mile Fun Run/Walk.  All races start and finish at Smith Wellness Center.

Sat

Mar 15

10:45 – 1:00 am

Irish Stew served at the Multipurpose Center in Emmetsburg.  Sponsored by the Palo Alto County Democratic Party.  Free Will Offering.

Sat

Mar 15

1:00 pm

Famous St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration.  Pre-parade at 1:00, with Parade at 1:30.  Sponsored by St. Pat’s Assn.   See
http://www.emmetsburgirishgifts.com/st_pats_events.htm  for detailed information.

Sat

Mar 15

3:00 pm

Social Gathering of the Clans and Friends, held at Emmetsburg Fire Station.  Beverages available for young and old.  Everyone Welcome.

Sun

Mar 16

8:00 – 12:30 pm

Rotary Pancake Breakfast held at the Emmetsburg VFW Hall.

Sun

Mar 16

12:00 – 3:00 pm

Trap Shoot, held at Sportsman Park, sponsored by the Palo Alto Gun Club. Contact Don Bruch (712) 852-3240 or Roger Will (712) 852-2775 for information.

Sun

Mar 16

6:30 pm

Emmetsburg High School Vocal Pops Concert at HS Auditorium

Wed

Mar 19

 

Registration deadline for The Art of Marriage event, which will be held April 4 at 6:30 pm and April 5 at 9:00 am at United Methodist Church.  Contact 712-298-1137 to register.

Fri

Mar 21

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee at City of Emmetsburg/ Municipal Utilities, honoring Brian Culver who is retiring after 35 years.

Fri

Mar 21

5:00-7:00 pm

Lenten Fish Fry hosted by CDA at Emmetsburg VFW. Public Invited.

Fri

Mar 28

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee at

Fri

Mar 28

5:00-7:00 pm

Lenten Fish Fry hosted by CDA at Emmetsburg VFW. Public Invited.

Sat

Mar 29

 

Auction Fest hosted by Emmetsburg Catholic School

April 2014

Day Date Time Event

Tue

Apr 1

7am-5pm

Books Are Fun at at PACH Health Education Room.

Wed

Apr 2

 

VFW Post 2295 meeting at VFW Hall

Fri

Apr 4

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee at ISU Extension & Outreach. Celebrating Extension and Outreach appreciation week.

Fri-
Sat

Apr 4-
5

6:30 pm
9:00 am

The Art of Marriage Event held at United Methodist Church.  Contact Sarah at 712-298-1137.  Registration deadline is March 19.

Fri

Apr 4

5:00-7:00 pm

Lenten Fish Fry hosted by Knights of Columbus. Public Invited.

Fri-
Sat-
Sun

Apr 4-
Apr 5-
Apr 6
-

7:30 pm
7:30 pm
2:00 pm

Main Street Theater production of “Unnecessary Farce”  will be presented at the performing center at 19th & Palmer.  This is an adult comedy.  Tickets available 1 hour prior to performances, $10.

Sat

Apr 5

7:30 pm

Cornbelt Chorus presents “A Malt Shop Reunion” in Humboldt. For tickets call 515-890-2111

Sun

Apr 6

8 – 12:30 pm

Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast at VFW.  Public Invited.

Fri

Apr 11

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee at Emmetsburg Food Pride

Fri

Apr 11

5:00-7:00 pm

Lenten Fish Fry hosted by ILCC Student Senate.  Public Invited

Fri-
Sat-
Sun

Apr 11-
Apr 12-
Apr 13
-

7:30 pm
7:30 pm
2:00 pm

Main Street Theater production of “Unnecessary Farce”  will be presented at the performing center at 19th & Palmer.  This is an adult comedy.  Tickets available 1 hour prior to performances, $10.

Tue

Apr 15

 

Ladies Auxiliary Post 295 meeting at VFW Hall

Wed

Apr 16

11am- 2 pm

PACH Auxiliary Salad Luncheon at Hospital.  Everyone welcome.

Fri

Apr 18

9:30 am

Chamber coffee held at Pelzer Law Firm

Fri

Apr 18

5:00 -7:00 pm

Lenten Fish Fry hosted by Senior Center. Public Invited.

Thur

Apr 24

 

Tablescapes fundraiser for Horizons Unlimited, held at Wild Rose Casino Ballroom.  Contact Jennifer Meyer at 712-852-2211, ext. 106 for more information.

Fri

Apr 25

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee at Five Island Golf

Fri

Apr 25

7 & 9 pm

Jay and the Americans will be performing at Wild Rose Casino.  Shows at 7 and 9 pm.  Tickets are $15 each.

Sun

Apr 27

8 – 12:30 pm

Bethany Lutheran Church Pancake Breakfast at VFW.  Public Invited.

May 2014

Day

Date

Time

 

 

 

 

 

Mon-Thur

May 5-9

 

Emmetsburg Retail Assn. Women’s Day Out Shopping Dates.  Turn in Punch cards 5-9 or 5-10.

Fri-Sat

May 9-10

All Day

Emmetsburg City-Wide Garage Sales

Thur

May 1

7:00 pm

Emmetsburg Community Information and Volunteer Meeting for RAGBRAI overnight stop in Emmetsburg.  Held at High School Auditorium.  Public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Sat

May 3

8:00-12:00 noon

Rummage Sale at First United Methodist Church.  Also Bake Sale.

Mon

May 5

6:30 pm

BINGO at Emmetsburg VFW.  Public is invited

Tue

May 6

6:00 pm

CDA meeting

Wed

May 7

 

VFW Post 2295 Meeting

Sat

May 10

 

11:00 am
1:00 pm
2:00-4:00 pm

Wings & Wetlands Weekend at Lost Island Nature Center – 20th Anniversary.
Registration is required.  Please call 712-837-4866 to register. Trumpeter Swan Release at site to be determined
Renee Stroud, with a live Kestrel
Greenwings and Ringnecks Youth Program

Sun

May 11

8:00 am

Birding at Lost island.  Join us at the Nature Center for coffee, juice and rolls before heading out to the trails during prime warbler migration.  Bring along your mother.  Lee Schoenewe is our guide.

Mon

May 12

6:30 pm

BINGO at Emmetsburg VFW.  Public is invited

Tue

May 13

5:00 pm

Book Club at Emmetsburg Public Library.  Public is invited

Fri May 16 9:30 am Chamber Coffee held at Palo Alto County Hospital

Sun

May 18

2:00 pm

Emmetsburg High School Graduation

Mon

May 19

6:30 pm

BINGO at Emmetsburg VFW.  Public is invited

Tue

May 20

 

VFW Post 2295 Ladies Auxiliary Meeting

Fri May 23 9:30 am Chamber Coffee held at Creative Stitches – new location

Mon

May 26

6:30 pm

BINGO at Emmetsburg VFW.  Public is invited

Fri May 30 9:30 am Chamber Coffee held at POET Biorefining
       

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June 2014

Day Date Time  

Mon

Weekly

7:30 PM

Emmetsburg Al-Anon Hope for Families and Friends at Senior Center

2nd -4th Tues

 

7:00 AM

Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees Meeting

Tues

Weekly

8:00 AM

Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Wed

Weekly

5:00 PM

Tops Club at Extension Office Basement

Wed

Weekly

5:30 PM

Weight Watchers meeting at Senior Center

Wed

Weekly

8:00 AM

Emmetsburg Retail Assn. Meeting

Thur

Monthly

7:00 AM

Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

Thur

Monthly

7:00 AM

Chamber Media Advisory Committee meeting

       

Mon

June 2

6:30 pm

BINGO at Emmetsburg VFW.  Public is invited

Tue

June 3

6:00 pm

CDA meeting

Wed

June 4

 

VFW Post 2295 Meeting

Thur

June 5

9:30 -12:30 pm

Summer Kick-off for Girls at Kearney Park, Emmetsburg. This program for 5-8th grade girls is sponsored by Palo Alto AAUW.  Join us for some outdoor fun!  Call 712-837-4866 to register.

Thurs

June 5

7:00 pm

Emmetsburg Municipal Band Performance at Soper Park.  Public Invited.
Fri June 6 9:30 am Chamber Coffee held at Palo Alto County Garden Club at Welcome Center

Fri

June 6

10:00 am

Book Discussion at Lost Island Nature Center.  Come for an informal discussion of our book “Second Nature” by Michael Pollan.

Fri

June 6

2:30 pm Regist.

B.A.D; Golf Outing (Business Appreciation Day) at Five Island Golf Course.  Sponsored by Chamber of Commerce.  Meal to follow.  Prizes for longest putt, longest drive, flight winners, and par 3 poker challenge.  Contact Deb hite at 712-852-2283.

Sat

June 7

 

Free Concert at Wild Rose Casino.  Band to be announced.  Must be 21 years of age and have a Wild Rose Player’s Club Card to attend.  Contact Wild Rose Casino at 877-0720-7673.

Sat

June 7

9:00 am

Bike Ride around Lost island.  Meet at the Nature Center parking lot.  Join us in celebration of National Trails Day.

Fri
Sat
Sun

June 6
June 7
June 8

7:00 pm
1:00 pm
1:00 pm

Emmetsburg Main Street Community Theatre performance of Disney’s “Aristocat Kids.”  Doors open 1 hour prior to performances.  All Tickets $5, no reserved seating.  Public invited.

Mon

June 9

6:30 pm

BINGO at Emmetsburg VFW.  Public is invited

Tue

June 10

5:00 pm

Book Club at Emmetsburg Public Library.  Public is invited

Thurs

June 12

7:00 pm

Emmetsburg Municipal Band Performance at Soper Park.  Public Invited.
Fri June 13 9:30 am Chamber Coffee held at Iowa Trust & Savings Bank, celebrating 85 years in business
Fri
Sat
Sun

June 13
June 14
June 15

7:00 pm
1:00 pm
1:00 pm

Emmetsburg Main Street Community Theatre performance of Disney’s “Aristocat Kids.”  Doors open 1 hour prior to performances.  All Tickets $5, no reserved seating.  Public invited.

Wed

June 18

10-10:30 am

Free Blood Pressure Checks provided by Emmetsburg Care Center at the Rolfe Library

Sat

June 14

 

Poker Run for Police Reserves.  Contact Aaron Steffen for more information.

Mon

June 16

6:30 pm

BINGO at Emmetsburg VFW.  Public is invited

Tue

June 17

 

VFW Post 2295 Ladies Auxiliary Meeting

 

 

 

 

Thurs

June 19

7:00 pm

Emmetsburg Municipal Band Performance at Soper Park.  Public Invited.
Fri June 20 9:30 am Chamber Coffee held at Pizza Ranch in support of Relay for Life

Fri

June 20

 

Relay for Life at Courthouse Square in Emmetsburg

Sun

June 21

11:00-2:00 pm

Saturday in the Park at Lost Island-Huston Park.  Live music with Chad Elliott, games, lunch for sale.  Appropriate for all ages – join us for some family fun.

Sat

June 21

7:00 & 9:00 pm

Grits and Glamour Tour with Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis at Wild Rose Casino and Resort in Emmetsburg.  Two shows – 7 and 9 pm.  Tickets, $15.  Contact Wild rose Casino at 877-720-7673

Mon

June 23

6:30 pm

BINGO at Emmetsburg VFW.  Public is invited

Tue

June 24

9-9:30 am

Free Blood Pressure Checks at Emerald oaks

Wed

June 25

 5-7:00 pm

Summer Time Fun Barbeque at the North Parking Lot of Emmetsburg Care Center. Everyone welcome.

Thur

June 26

 

WIC (Women Infant Children) Clinic at Bethany Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg.

Thurs

June 26

7:00 pm

Emmetsburg Municipal Band Performance at Soper Park.  Public Invited.
Fri June 27 9:30 am Chamber Coffee held at Hometown Convenience Store

Mon

June 30

6:30 pm

BINGO at Emmetsburg VFW.  Public is invited

 

 

 

 

July 2014

Day Date Time Event
Mon Weekly 7:30 PM Emmetsburg Al-Anon Hope for Families and Friends at Senior Center
2nd -4th Tues   7:00 AM Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees Meeting
Tues Weekly 8:00 AM Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Wed Weekly 5:00 PM Tops Club at Extension Office Basement
Wed Weekly 5:30 PM Weight Watchers meeting at Senior Center
Wed Weekly 8:00 AM Emmetsburg Retail Assn. Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
Thur Monthly 7:00 AM Chamber Media Advisory Committee meeting

Fri-Sat

July 11-12

7:00-11:00 pm

Rosefest 2-Day Musical Experience at Wild Rose Casino.  Friday features Eddie Money and The Oak Ridge Boys – The Boys Night Out Tour.  Saturday features Lonestar and Sarah Evans!  Call Casino for tickets.

Fri

July 4

All day

Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce hosts Fun on the Fourth at Soper Park.
9:00--Children’s games with Big Wheel/Trike races, Water Balloon Throwing Contest, and Foot Races. 
???--Followed by a sand volleyball and bean bag toss tournaments, hosted by FUEL Emmetsburg.
1:00--Mayoral Address and the VFW Color Guard Flag Raising followed by Community Band Concert.
7:00 to dusk--the band Great Lakes Hybrids will be playing on the beach.
Dusk--City’s Fireworks begin on Five Island Lake.  Everyone is invited!!  Help us celebrate the 4th!

Fri

July 4

 

No Chamber Coffee because of the 4th of July holiday.

Mon

July 7

6:30 am

Bingo Night at VFW with Early Bird Bingo at 6:30 pm.  All are welcome!

Tue

July 8

5:00 pm

Last Page Book Club meets at the Emmetsburg Public Library.

Fri

July 11

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted by Hardware Hank

Fri

July 11

5:30-9:00 pm

Black Knights Car Club Cruise Night into Emmetsburg

Sun

July 13

7:00-12:30 pm

Kiwanis Flight Breakfast at Emmetsburg Municipal Airport. Plane rides available. Aircraft on display.   Adults $6, 5 years to Jur. High, $54. Under 5, Free.  Public invited!

Mon

July 14

7:00 pm

Prairie Hike sponsored by the PAC Conservation Board.  Join us at Telford Prairie for a leisurely hike while enjoying mid-summer blooms and birds.  Meet on the corner of 440th Street and 400th Ave, NE of Ayrshire.

Mon

July 14

6:30 am

Bingo Night at VFW with Early Bird Bingo at 6:30 pm.  All are welcome!

Tue

July 15

7:00 pm

VFW Ladies Auxiliary Meeting

Thur-Sun

July 17-20

All day

Palo Alto County Fair, held at the Fairgrounds, 2101 Madison St.  Everyone invited to attend.

Fri

July 18

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted by Palo Alto Fair, at the Fairgrounds

Fri

July 18

At dusk (9-ish)

Outdoor Movie Night playing FROZEN, sponsored by FUEL Emmetsburg at the PAC Fairgrounds.  Treats available for purchase.

Mon

July 21

All day

RAGBRAI XLII comes to Emmetsburg!  Everyone is invited to “Get Luck in Emmetsburg” as they host RAGBRAI for an overnight stay in true Irish fashion.  Bicyclists arrive early for a day of fun and entertainment.  Brian Boru Band, One Layne Band, Classical Blast and Johnny Holm Band are all playing beginning at 3:00 pm at Soper Park on the south shore of Five Island Lake.  See https://www.emmetsburgragbrai.com/ for more information.

Mon

July 21

 

NO BINGO at VFW, due to RAGBRAI visit.

Fri

July 25

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted by PACH

Mon

July 28

6:30 am

Bingo Night at VFW with Early Bird Bingo at 6:30 pm.  All are welcome!

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