2016 Economic
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October 2014

1-Oct

Unifund Drive; Turn on your porch light if no one has picked up your Unifund donation card from 6:00
pm to 8:00 pm. Emmetsburg

2-Oct

Fine Arts Korks and Kegs; Held at Pearson Lakes Art Center, Okoboji. $25 per person, $225 reserved table. For more info contact Jennifer Madden (712) 362-4425 or jmadden@iowalakes.edu; Okoboji

2-Oct

1st Thursday of the Month Coffee Hour; 1st Thursday of the month everyone is welcome to coffee and
rolls with their neighbors and friends starting at 9:00 am. Held at Farmers State Bank lobby. Contact Daniel J. Elbert (515) 884-2265; Whittemore

3-Oct

2014 Tailgate Party; Hosted by Emmetsburg Chamber. In conjunction with EHS Homecoming parade.
Parade begins at 2:45 pm with businesses serving free treats and goodies throughout the downtown area. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg

6-Oct

VFW Bingo Night; All are welcome. Begins at 6:30 pm. Emmetsburg

10-Oct

Country Gold Tour; With Leroy Van Dyke, Jim Ed Brown, Helen Cornelius, Eddy Raven at the Wild Rose Casino and Resort. Two shows at 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Tickets $15. Must be 21 years of age and have a Wild Rose Player's Club Card to attend. Contact Wild Rose Casino (877) 720-7673; Emmetsburg

12-Oct

Mission Fest; Held at First Presbyterian Church. Morning worship at 10:00 am featuring Jerry and Rita Thatcher speaking about Kenya. At 6:30 pm evening service featuring the barbershop quartet 'SonGQuest', refreshments to follow. Lakota

12-Oct

American Legion Pancake and Sausage Breakfast; Members of Seely-Walsh Post #425 of the American Legion serve delicious pancakes, fried eggs, toast, and sausage. Serving from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at the American Legion Hall. Contact Stu Simonson (515)-884-2293; Whittemore

12-Oct

Fall Rotary Omelete Breakfast; Freshly made to order omeletes held at St. John's School cafeteria from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. Contact Crysti Neuman (515) 885-2382; Bancroft

13-Oct

VFW Bingo Night; All are welcome. Begins at 6:30 pm. Emmetsburg

17-Oct

CD of A Bake Sale; Held at 9:30 am at Holy Family Parish Center; Emmetsburg

18-Oct

3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk for Juvenile Cancer; Begins at 9:00 am. Contact Patty Elbert (515) 395-
7401; Algona

18-Oct

Harvest Fest; Emmetsburg Retail Association celebrates at the VFW with a grilled ribeye sandwich dinner, fun, games and more from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg

19-Oct

Dad's Belgian Waffles; Held at the VFW sponsored by the Lost Island Nature Center from 8:00 am to
12:00 pm. Emmetsburg

19-Oct

Saints Peter and Paul Annual Fall Turkey Dinner; Dinner includes turkey with all the trimmings and
homemade desserts. Serving from 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm at SSPP Parish Hall. Contact Ann Langel (515) 887-3333; West Bend

20-Oct

VFW Bingo Night; All are welcome. Begins at 6:30 pm. Emmetsburg

24-25-Oct

Bancroft Haunted House; A spooktacular good time! Contact Crysti Neuman (515) 885-2382; Bancroft

27-Oct

VFW Bingo Night; All are welcome. Begins at 6:30 pm. Emmetsburg

28-Oct

PACHS Auxiliary Book Sale; Held at the Hospital; Emmetsburg

30-31-Oct

Bancroft Haunted House; A spooktacular good time! Contact Crysti Neuman (515) 885-2382; Bancroft

31-Oct

Emmetsburg Trick or Treat; From 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Each household wishing to participate should turn on their porch light during the designated hours. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg

31-Oct

Titonka Trick or Treat; from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Each household wishing to participate should turn on their porch light during the designated hours. Contact Karen Hamilton (515) 928-2850; Titonka

31-Oct

West BendTrick or Treat; from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Each household wishing to participate should turn on their porch light during the designated hours. Contact Lisa Sewell (515) 887-2181; West Bend

31-Oct Wesley Halloween 'Trick or Treating'; from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm to city residents having their porch lights turned 'on'. Contact Marla Wingert (515) 679-4292; Wesley

31-Oct

Swea City Halloween Night; Party at the school from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm and Trick or Treating from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

31-Oct

Whittemore Halloween 'Trick R' Treating'; from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm to city residents having their porch lights turned 'on'. Contact Daniel Elbert (515) 884-2293; Whittemore

31-Oct

Holloween Costume Contest; $1,500 prize for best costume. Held at the Wild Rose Casino and Resort from 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm. Must be 21 years of age and have a Wild Rose Players Club Card to attend. Contact Wild Rose Casino (877) 720-7673; Emmetsburg

 

 

 

 


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