The Rutabaga Brothers will be performing a free concert in Whalan on Thursday, July 7, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Whalan’s softball field. The concert is the kick-off event for the first annual Root River Bluff and Valley Bicycle Tour.
The Spring Valley Post Office will be honoring longtime employee Betty Elliot as she kicks off her retirement on Thursday, June 30.
Most communities have a certain weekend set aside each summer when they pull out all the stops and celebrate. Preston has Trout Days in May. Lanesboro’s Buffalo Bill Days is always the first weekend in August. Canton Day Off is observed in mid-August. And Mabel’s Steam Engine Days is always the second weekend in September.
The blue jewel on North Section Avenue will soon be welcoming company, as owners Matt and Adrienne Craft will be opening the property to the public for an open house.
It’s time to pull out the lawn chairs and head down to the Viking Memorial Park in Spring Grove for some good music and good food. Visit with some neighbors and friends and get those toes tapping along to the music of some great area performers.