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November 2014

Celebrate Christmas in Kossuth & Palo Alto Counties - watch for updates

All Nov POW Museum; Open 1:00 - 4:00 pm Saturdays & Sundays; Algona
1-Nov Kossuth County Concert Series: A tribute to Frankie Valli at O-B Laing Auditorium starting at 7:30 pm; Algona
2-Nov PAC Hospital Auxiliary Masquerade Jewelry Sale from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm in the Health Ed Room; Emmetsburg
4-Nov Ducks Unlimited Banquet starting at 5:00 pm at the Emmetsburg VFW.  Games and raffles 5:00-8:00 pm, meal at 7:00 pm, auction begins at 8:00 pm; Emmetsburg
5-Nov Fall Festival at the Titonka School grounds. Civil War trailer will be in town along with some Civil War actors that will have different shops set up. There will be games and prizes for children.  A free will donation meal will be provided of ham, potatoes, corn, pumpkin, and apple bars for the Community Club; Titonka
5-Nov Emmetsburg Holiday Expo at VFW in Emmetsburg (3205 Main St) from 9:00 am-3:00 pm.  Free admission, door prizes, and crafters/home based business vendors; Emmetsburg
6-Nov Veterans Day Supper honoring our Veterans. Serving turkey dinner with all the fixings at Immanuel Lutheran Church from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Free will donations going towards TEAM projects. Sponsored by TEAM Swea City; Swea City
6-Nov Burt Lion's Club Omelet Breakfast at Burt Activity Complex from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm; Burt
8-Nov Burt VFW Breakfast; Annual fundraiser serving Pancakes, eggs, & sausage breakfast at the Burt Community Center from 8:00 am - Noon. For more information contact Dale Menke (515) 924-3392; Burt
8-Nov Election Night Soup Supper serving a wide variety of soups and a sandwich from 5:00 - 7:00 pm in St. Michaels Parish Center. Sponsored by "Friends of Whittemore Public Library." For more information contact Sandy Long, Library Director (515) 884-2680; Whittemore
10-Nov Algona United Methodist Women Chicken & Biscuit Luncheon at First United Methodist Church from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. For more information contact Sue Thomas (515) 295-7241; Algona
11-Nov PACH Auxiliary Bake Sale at Willow Ridge Activity Room from 8:00 - 11:00 am; Emmetsburg
13-Nov American Legion Pancake & Sausage Breakfast serving pancakes, fried eggs, two kinds of sausage & toast from 8:00 am - Noon at 601 Broad Street. For more information contact Stu Simonson (515) 884-2293; Whittemore
13-Nov Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Federated Women's Club from 8:00 - 12:30 pm; Emmetsburg
13-Nov Compassionate Friends Meeting: This is a support group for those who have experienced the death of a child, grandchild, brother or sister at any age. These meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month (except July and December) from 7:30 - 9:00 pm at the Algona Public Library; Algona
13-Nov Friends of Mallard: Pancake & omelet breakfast from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm. Free will offering; Mallard
13-Nov Knights of Columbus Harvest Turkey Dinner at Holy Family Parish Center from 3:30 - 6:30 pm. Advanced tickets $8, at the door $9; Emmetsburg
15-Nov Emmetsburg Retail Assocation's Holiday Buttons Specials begin for 6 weeks of specials; Emmetsburg
15-Nov St. Paul's Lutheran Church Bake Sale, coffee & breakfast with theme basket auction from 9:00 - 11:00 am; Emmetsburg
16-Nov Emmetsburg Firemen's Feather Party at the Emmetsburg VFW from 7:00 - 9:00 pm; Emmetsburg
17-Nov Whittemore Fire Department & Ambulance Service Annual "Feather Party." Frozen turkey, bacon & numerous raffle prizes. The event is topped off with the serving of homemade maidrites and pie from 6:00 - 10:00 pm at St. Michael's Parish Center. For more information contact Ron Meyer, Fire Chief, at (515) 884-2265; Whittemore
17-Nov Wine Tasting; Sample Santa Maria Wines at the Grotto of the Redemption from 4:00 - 6:00 pm. Sign up for your chance to win a gift certificate for wine at the Grotto Gift Shop; West Bend
17-20 Nov City Wide Holiday Open House; Algona
19-Nov American Legion Feather Party at Wesley Community Center at 6:00 pm. Play bingo & paddle wheel for turkeys & ham. Lunch & drinks will be served; Wesley
19-Nov Snow Shoe Making at Lost Island. Have to order kit by November 1. For more information contact Mary Barrick (712) 837-4866; Ruthven
20-Nov Pancake, Sausage & Egg Breakfast sponsored by Ruthven American Legion Post 33 from 7:30 am - 12:30 pm at the Legion Hall.  Free Will Offering; Ruthven.
20-Nov Methodist Church Dinner and Annual God's Harvest Auction at the Emmetsburg VFW begins at 11:30 am. Auction begins at 1:00 pm; Emmetsburg
21-Nov Live Greeting Card Windows; Windows come alive with holiday scenes, strolling entertainment, horsedrawn wagon rides, Tacos for Tots fundraiser. For more information contact Vicki Mallory (515) 295-7201, www.algona.org; Algona
21-Nov Tacos for Tots fundraiser at the United Methodist Church from 4:30 - 7:30 pm; Algona
"Nuncracker, The Christmas Nunsense Musical;" Emmetsburg Mainstreet Community Theatre presents this Holiday comedy.  Curtain times are 8:00 pm on Friday. Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 pm; Emmetsburg
25-Nov Santa Claus Day; Algona
Emmetsburg Retail Assocation's Home for the Holidays; Emmetsburg
26-Nov Breakfast with Santa at the Pizza Ranch; Emmetsburg
26-Nov Pictures with Santa, Mrs. Claus and a friendly elf, holiday carols, cider, cookies, and tree lighting @ Wild Rose Casino; Emmetsburg


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