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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.

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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 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 1-May   VFW Post 2295 meeting at VFW
Fri 3-May 9:30 am Chamber Coffee  and Open House and Ribbon Cutting at NAPA Auto Supply in celebration of new ownership by Dan and Terry Amato.
Fri-Sat 3-4 May All Day City Wide Garage Sales in Emmetsburg.
Tue 7-May   Catholic Daughters of America meet at Holy Family Parish Center
Thu 9-May 9:30 am Fareway will host an Open House with Chamber Ribbon Cutting in celebration their new remodel
Fri 10-May 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by PACHS in celebration of National Hospital Week.
Fri 10-May

5:00-9:00 pm

Black Knight’s Car Club cruises into Emmetsburg for  a Car Show at corner of Main and N. Broadway.  Come see their cars or bring your own classic car to the show.
Sat 11-May   Emmetsburg Retail Assoc. Women’s Day-Out Event at participating businesses during normal business hours.
Sat 11-May 11:00 – 6:00 pm

Wings and Wetlands Weekend sponsored by the PAC Conservation Board and SWCD.

11 am Trumpeter Swan Release;

1 pm—Falconer, ross Dirks, will be guest speaker

2-4 pm-Outdoor activities co-s0ponsored by Ducks Unlimited.

Registration required. Call 712-837-4866 to register.
Sun 12-May 8:00 AM Birding at Lost island.  Join us at Nature Center for Coffee & rolls before heading out to observe prime warbler migration.  Lee Schoenewe will be the guide.
Fri 17-May 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by Lakeside Lutheran Home.
Tue 21-May   VFW Auxiliary Meeting at the VFW
Tue 21-May 8:45 am 26th Annual Fun and Wellness Day at Iowa Lakes Com. College.  Register at the door.
Fri 24-May 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by ???
Fri May 24 11:30–1:00 pm Veteran’s Memorial Wall fundraiser hosted by the Emmetsburg Rotary club at the PAC Election Center.  Fundraiser will help continue work on the Veteran’s Memorial Wall.  Free will donations.
Mon 27-May   VFW Memorial Day Services.
Thu May 30   WIC Clinic at Bethany Lutheran Church
Fri 31-May 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by the VFW celebrating their new Kitchen Remodel.

June 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
Tue Jun-4   Catholic Daughters of America meet at Holy Family Parish
Wed

Jun 5

  VFW Post 2295 Men meet at VFW
Thur Jun 6 9:30-12:30 pm AAUW Summer Kick-off for Girls 5-8th grade at Soper Park..  Co-sponsored by Palo Alto County Conservation Board and Palo Alto County AAUW.  Join us for some outdoor fun.  Call 7122-837-4866 to register.
Fri Jun 7 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by ????
Fri Jun 7 2:30–6:30 p.m. Chamber of Commerce Business Appreciation Day (BAD) Golf Event at Five Island Golf.  4-person Best Shot, Ribeye Sandwich dinner, Prize drawings.  Shot Gun Start @ 3:00.  Call 852-2283 to sign up teams and become hole sponsor.  Rain date:  June 14.
Fri Jun 14 9:30 am Chamber Coffee and ribbon cutting at Hope Haven.
Fri Jun 14 5:00 – 9:00 pm Black Knight’s Car Blub cruises into Emmetsburg for a Car Show at corner of Main and N. Broadway.  Come see their cars or bring your own classic to show.
Fri-Sat Jun 14-15 7:00-12:00 mid Local Band Fest at Wild Rose Casino.  Outdoor concerts are $10 a ticket each evening.  Free show each night at Dunigan’s Irish Pub.  Call 712-852-3400  or www.wildroseresorts.com for details.
Sat Jun 15 11:00-2:00 pm Saturday in the Park at Lost Island Nature Center.  Join in family fun for all ages.  Live music, games, and other activities.  Lunch available.
Tue Jun 18   VFW Ladies Auxiliary meets at VFW.
Fri Jun 21 9:30 am Chamber Coffee for a Cause hosted by Iowa Trust & Savings Bank in a benefit of Relay for Life.  Join in recognition of the
Fri Jun 28 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by Bad Manners
Sun Jun 30   Irish Open Golf Tournament at Five Island Golf Course.  Call 712-852-3422 to register.  Everyone welcome.

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July 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 4-Jul All Day

4th of July Activities at Emmetsburg’s Soper Park, sponsored by chamber of Commerce..
9:00 – 11:00 am – Children’s Games
9:00 am – Sand Volleyball Tournament and Bean Bag Toss Tournament
1:00 pm - VFW Color Guard, Mayoral Address by Mayor Myrna Heddinger. Followed immediately by the Emmetsburg Community Band Concert
Dusk -  Fireworks Display

Fri 5-Jul 9:30 AM Chamber Coffee hosted by ?
Fri 5-Jul 11:00 – 1:00 pm Hawkeye FFW Alumni Tractor Ride stop at Soper Park for lunch and to display tractors of all makes and colors.  Emmetsburg Retail Association serving burgers grilled by the PAC Cattlemen with all the trimmings for $6/plate.  Public welcome to join for lunch and to view tractors.
Sun 7-Jul   Kiwanis Flight Breakfast at Emmetsburg Airport
Fri 12-Jul 9:30 AM Chamber Coffee hosted by Multipurpose Senior Center in celebration of their new remodel.
Fri 12-Jul 5:30-9:00 pm Black Knight’s Car Blub Cruise night to Emmetsburg.  Cars will be on display at intersection of Hwy 4 & 18.  Bring your classic car and join the fun.
Fri-Sat 12-13-Jul 8:00 pm

Rosefest 2013 outdoor concert series hosted by Wild Rose Resorts.  Tickets $25 per show or a Two-day Pass for $45.
July 12-8:00 pm: Concert featuring America and Blood Sweat & Tears.July 13-8:00 pm: Concert featuring john Michael Montgomery and Gretchen Wilson.

Sat 13-Jul   Benefit for the Lance & Tracy Hanson Family.
Sat 13-Jul   Fireman’s Golf Outing at Five Island Golf Course.  Call 712-852-3422 to register.
Sun 14-Jul 9:00 am Fareway’s Golf Fundraiser and Outing – a 3-person Best-Shot format at Five Island Golf Course.  This is a fund raising event for the Community Center.  Many prizes awarded, lunch, fun.  Call 712-852-3422 to register.  Everyone welcome!
Thur-Sun July 18-21 All day Palo Alto County Fair held at the fairgrounds.  Come and enjoy the Fair activities.
Fri 19-Jul 9:30 AM Chamber Coffee hosted by Palo Alto County Fair Board
Fri 19-Jul 9:00 am Shotgun

Smith & Prichard Youth Open Golf Tournaments at Five Island Golf Course.  Smith Tournament is for Ages 7-13 or 8th Grade.  Prichard Tournament is for 9th – 12th Grade. Call 712-852-3422 to register.

Sun 21-Jul 12:00 noon Horse Race Golf Tournament at Five Island Golf Course. Qualifying rounds prior.  Call 712-852-3422 for details and to register.
Fri 26-Jul 9:30 AM Chamber Coffee hosted by ?
Fri-Sat 26-27-Jul All Day ERA’s Lemonade Days Event held at Soper park. 
Fri-Sat 26-27-Jul All Day Men’s Open Golf Tournament at Five Island Golf Course. 18-holes, flighted. Tee Times:  Fri: 1-3 pm & Sat: 7:30 am – Noon.  Call 712-852-3422 to register.

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August 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
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 2 9:30 pm 2-person Glowball Best Shot Golf at Five Island Golf Course.  Call 712-852-3422 to register.
Sat Aug 3 9:00 am Butch Brown Golf Outing at Five Island Golf Course - 4-person Best Shot. Call 712-852-3422 to register.
Sat Aug 3 All Day Outdoor Women’s Workshop at the Lost Island Nature Center.  Join us for outdoor activities like canoeing, fishing, archery, and Dutch oven cooking.  This workshop is geared for women ages 18 and above.  Cost $25.  Call 712-827-4866 for more information.
Sun Aug 4

2-4:00 pm
5-7:00 pm

The Carson and Barnes Circus performs in Emmetsburg at the PAC Fairgrounds.  Tickets in advance from Chamber, Chamber members, Food Pride, and at the Gate.
Tue Aug 6 10:00 am Shotgun 3-Gal Best Shot Golf Tournament at Five Island Golf Course.  Call 712-852-3422 to register.
Wed Aug 7 10:30 am Western Iowa Tourism regional meeting, hosted by Wild Rose Casino & Resort
Thu Aug 8   Matchplay Drawing – Men & Women at Five Island Golf Course.  Call 712-852-3422 for information
Fri Aug 9 9:30 am Chamber Coffee and Ribbon Cutting hosted by Emerald Oaks for their new addition.
Fri Aug 9

11:00 am Regist.
12:00 Shotgun

ILCC Palo Alto County Scholarship Golf Outing will be held at Spring Hills Golf Course in Mallard.  11:00 am registration; 12:00 Shotgun start. Fees of $85/golfer.  Chip in the Board contest, 3 shots for $5.  Sponsorships are available.  For more info, contact Tony Condon at 800-242-5016, ext. 4425.
Fri Aug 9 5:30 – 9:00 pm Black Knight’s Car Club cruises into Emmetsburg and sets up display at the intersection of Main and Broadway.  Bring your car and join them!
Fri Aug 9 At Dusk Free Outdoor Movie Night, playing “Tangled.”  Sponsored by Chamber FUEL Emmetsburg at the PAC Fairgrounds.  Treats available for purchase.
Sat Aug 10 8 – 11 Tee Times Women’s Open Golf Tournament at Five Island Golf Course.  Call 712-852-3422 to register.
Sat Aug 10 4:00 pm Benefit for the Family of Larzen Hanson, 2-yr-old son of Lance and Tracey Hanson, who passed away from an accident at Five Island Lake. It will be held at the PAC Fairgrounds.  Meal from 4-6 pm with freewill donation.  Benefit auction begins at 6:00 pm.  Donations help defray expenses for the family.
Mon Aug 12 8:00 am start Men’s Over 50 Golf Tour—Group A at Five Island Golf Course.  Call 712-852-3422 to register.
Fri Aug 16 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by Dr. Dean Ver Mulm at Family Vision Care, celebrating 20 years in business.
Fri
Sat
Sun
Aug 16
Aug 17
Aug 18
7:00 pm
7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Main Street Theater will present “Bingo, the Winning Musical” at the VFW Hall in Emmetsburg.  A light meal ($5) will be served at 6 pm (Sun 12:00); Early Bird Bingo at 6:30 pm (Sun 12:30); show at 7 pm (Sun 1:00).  Show Tickets available at door $10.
Sat Aug 17

2:30 pm Regist.
3:00 Shotgun

E-Hawk Booster Club Golf Outing at Five Island Golf with special honoree, Bob Roethler.  Four-person best shot with registration beginning at 2:30 pm and Shotgun start at 3 pm.  $40 per golfer.  Meal for $15.  Hole-in-One contest.  All are welcome.
Tue Aug 20   VFW Auxiliary Meeting at VFW Hall.
Fri Aug 23 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by Creative Stitches

Fri
Sat
Sun

Aug 23
Aug 24
Aug 25

7 pm
7 pm
1 pm

Main Street Theater will present “Bingo, the Winning Musical” at the VFW Hall in Emmetsburg.  A light meal ($5) will be served at 6 pm (Sun 12:00); Early Bird Bingo at 6:30 pm (Sun 12:30); show at 7 pm (Sun 1:00).  Show Tickets available at door $10.
Tue Aug 27 10:30-11:45 am Kick-Off to College at the Smith Wellness Center.  Businesses and organizations are invited to welcome new Iowa Lakes Student s by presenting giveaways, brochures, pamphlets, coupons, interactive activities, listing job postings, etc.  No charge for the booths.  For more information, call Kim Putz at 712-852-5322 or email kputz@iowalakes.edu
Fri Aug 30 9:30 am Chamber Coffee hosted by POET showcasing the progress of Project Liberty.  Updates on the project will be presented and they will be giving tours.
Tue Aug 20-22 During league play Men and Women’s Club Golf Tournament at Five Island Golf Course.  Call 712-852-3422 to register.
Tue Aug 27-29 During league play Men’s and Women’s Club Golf Tournament at Five Island Golf Course.  Call 712-852-3422 to register.
Tue Sep 3 8:00 am start Men’s Over 50 Golf Tour—Group B at Five Island Golf Course.  Call 712-852-3422 to register.
       

September 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

Sept 5

 

VFW Post 2295 Meeting

Fri

Sept 7

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted by Hardware Hank

Fri

Sept 14

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted by Emerald Oaks Assisted Living

Mon

Sept 17

11:30-1:00 pm

PACEDC presents Brenda Clark Hamilton who will present a program and lunch at Holy Family Parish Center in Emmetsburg.  Cost $10.  Pre-register by Aug 29.

Tue

Sept 18

5:00 pm

Emmetsburg Public Library Board of Trustees meets

Tue

Sept 18

 

VFW Ladies Auxiliary meeting at VFW.

Fri

Sept 21

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted by Pizza Ranch

Sat

Sept 22

All day

“Just Feed One Project” held at Fairgrounds.  Need lots of help - 277 people per shift x 3 shifts.  $30. Call Lois Stanley 852-2692 Bonnie Whitney 852-9160 for a work time.

Sat

Sept 22

7:00 pm

Supper Diamond “A Tribute to Neil Diamond” at Wild Rose Casino.  Tickets $10.  Gate opens at 6 pm.

Mon

Sept 24

1:00 – 2:30 pm

Iowa Tourism Ignition Summit, held at Wild Rose Casino.

Fri

Sept 28

9:30 am

Chamber Coffee hosted by PAC Historical Society at Museum on Monroe Street.

Fri

Sept 28

2:45 – 4 pm

Homecoming Tailgate Part sponsored by Chamber of Commerce – downtown Emmetsburg.

Sat

Sept 29

 

Hog Roast hosted by VFW Post 2295.  Tickets available for drawing of two guns.  All proceeds go to the VFW Post.

       

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).

 

 

 


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