Southeast Minnesota Events

Preston Welcomes Bike Share Program
Have you seen the new bicycles parked at Preston's Public Library?  The curiosity got the best of me so I checked it out.  The bikes are part of the new Root River Trail Towns Bike Share in Preston. It's my understanding that if you don't have a bike to ride, you c…
Birding For Kids Program at National Trout Center
This sounds like so much fun!
The National Trout Center in Preston is holding a birding for kids event Saturday July 29 starting at 10 a.m.  NTC Program Director, Kelsey Hoffmann, will head the program.  Start the morning making a pair of binoculars...
Movie Night Coming To Preston
Come one, come all to Family Movie Night in Preston!  Preston Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting an outdoor movie showing of "The Little Rascals" Thursday August 10.  The movie will start at dusk and will be shown at Preston City Park.  That's the park located …
Fillmore County Fair Day One (Photos)
Fair time is always an exciting time and this year is no exception.  Looking at the clouds looming to the west, I knew if I were going to take some photos this afternoon, I better get to the Fillmore County Fairgrounds pronto!  I made it just in time, taking a bunch of pics and getting bac…
Antique Engine and Tractor Show Starts Today
One of the most popular tractor shows in the area starts today in Spring Valley. The 35th annual Root River Antique Historical Power Association antique engine and tractor show runs Friday through Sunday featuring Cockshutt as well as all makes of lawn and garden tractors...
Ostrander Uff Da Days This Weekend
Minnesotans love to celebrate!  Everything from Buffalo Bill to trout to corn.  This weekend you can celebrate Uff Da Days in Ostrander.  Saturday you can shop for bargains at the flea market.  Enjoy breakfast at the Community Center and join the antique tractor pull...
Learn Taxidermy at Eagle Bluff
I've trapped many mice in my lifetime.  We have a KFIL mascot toy stuffed rat that gets passed around from desk to desk.
But do I want to learn taxidermy on a mouse?  I'm not so sure about that!  If it sounds like something that would interest you, Eagle Bluff Environmental L…
Fun In Eitzen On The Fourth
Nestled in southeastern Houston County is the tiny town of Eitzen, boasting a population of roughly 250 fine folks. Eitzen's claim to fame is their Family Fun Fest held every year on the Fourth of July. I've never attended the festival, but I've heard it's one of the best celebra…
Spring Grove Saturday
After riding my bicycle around on a cool Saturday morning, I headed over to Spring Grove once again for their Homecoming celebration. There was a whole lot going on, and some Spring Grove pop was definitely consumed.
I got there in time to see the Spring Grove Veterans Memorial dedication...
Meadowfest This Weekend In Grand Meadow
Summer weekends are a time to attend town celebrations.  This weekend is no exception!  June 23 through 25 is Meadowfest in Grand Meadow! The schedule of events is packed with fun activities for the entire family.
Try your luck at the Bingo party at the Meadow Assisted Living Friday ev…

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