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11/29/19
 -12/25/19
Countdown to Christmas

The annual Countdown to Christmas promotion will take place November 29 through Christmas Day. When you shop at any of the 50+ participating merchants you will gain an entry to win one of four gift baskets to be given away during the holiday season. (Each basket is valued at over $500.) One entry form is available for every $25 spent, 10 entry maximum per purchase. All entries stay in the drawing throughout the promotion.

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12/04/19
 -12/08/19
Market 52 Holiday Market


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12/05/19
 -12/08/19
Decorah's Holiday Open House

This tried-and-true local event will take place December 5th through the 8th. Enjoy a variety of in-store specials, holiday festivities, and more. Explore new retailers and long time favorites to find unique, one-of-a-kind gifts. Relish the feeling and memory of a hometown holiday. Bask in the warm glow of shop windows, gleaming holiday decorations, and familiar faces.

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12/06/19
 -12/08/19
Rendered Unique Pop Up Shop

A thoughtfully-curated, occasional shop located in Decorah, Iowa open one weekend each month. Offering handcrafted and vintage home decor, accessories, and gifts.

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12/06/19
 -12/07/19
Christmas at Luther Book Signings

Friday, December 6 - 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Glenn Monson '78
Signing- Afflicting the Comfortable, Comforting the Afflicted: A Guide to Law and Gospel Preaching

Friday, December 6th- 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Ed Treat
Signing- The Pastor

Saturday, December 7th- 11:30 am-1:00 pm
Jerry Johnson
Signing- A View From the North Country and his other books as well.

Saturday, December 7th- 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Liz Heinecke '89
Signing-Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: EDIBLE EDITION: 52 Mouth-Watering Recipes and the Everyday Science That Makes Them Taste Amazing and her other childrens' books too.

Wood Carving Demonstration
Sunday, December 8th-12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Harley Refsal, Professor Emeritus of Scandinavian Folk Art

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12/06/19
 -12/08/19
Antiques on Shady Lane

Holiday Sale of Antiques & Vintage Items
 
LAST OPEN WEEKEND UNTIL SPRING
Dec. 6-8    Fri. Sat. &  Sun. 10:00-5:00 or by appointment.
 4+ rooms, garage and storeroom full of antiques and vintage items.
 
Signs posted on College Dr. and Locust  Rd.                                                 
606 Shady Lane Dr.
Rita Friest and Joy Bahnemann
 

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12/07/19
Norwegian Christmas Celebration

— Ring in the season with Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, at a Norwegian Christmas Celebration on Saturday, December 7, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. This lively day of events features fun holiday traditions, concerts by local groups, take-home crafts, folk-art demonstrations and sales, live goats, and a pop-up café serving Norwegian holiday specialties.

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12/07/19
Christmas at Luther 2019: Whom Angels Greet With Anthems Sweet

Performance schedule for Christmas at Luther 2019: Whom Angels Greet With Anthems Sweet

  • Thursday, December 5 - 5:45 p.m.
  • Friday, December 6 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, December 6 - 9:15 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 7 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 8 - 2:30 p.m

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12/07/19
Holiday and Waterfall Card Making Class with Frances Kittleson of Red Tree Studios.

Registration is available online at www.arthausdecorah.org.  The class will happen in ArtHaus' new studio and refreshments will be provided.

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12/07/19
Collectanea : ArtHaus First Show in new space

Local artist, Tonya Balik will be there showcasing COLLECTANEA, her latest mixed media paintings with a dynamic color palette building space and dimension by layered materials and collage elements.  This event is free to the public thanks to the sponsorship of Iowa Rotocast Plastics.  
 

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12/07/19
Andrew Hoyt Music at Pulpit Rock

Andrew is a singer/songwriter from Des Moines, Iowa. After just a few years of writing and performing, he is a Des Moines favorite and currently a - keep your eye on him - up and coming artist. Andrew's musical talents are continuously in demand, carrying him throughout the midwest. He uses the ukulele, acoustic guitar, multiple musicians and classic studio production to create very modern and sweet tracks that reflect his approachable personality. He has appeared on American Idol along with many radio visits and local TV interviews. He is very comfortable to give massive accolades and thank you’s to John Mayer, Jason Mraz and James Taylor for inspiring him. He is currently recording at Eagle Wind Sound in the mountains of Colorado with Grammy-winning engineer/producer/recording artist PJ Olsson. Andrew was introduced to PJ upon entering and winning a songwriting contest at Eagle Wind Sound after a local resident encouraged him to enter when he heard Andrew perform at a local pub. Andrew is known for his tireless work ethic, and he hopes to create a sustainable music career by spreading the great vibes of his music internationally!

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12/07/19
HoneyJumbles Vintage Pop-Up at Impact Coffee

 HoneyJumbles is Going to the Dogs (again!) Join us for a vintage jewelry pop-up to benefit the foster dogs of HEART (Helping Every Animal Rescue Team.) All necklaces, bracelets and earrings are only $10 and make great gifts! 100% of proceeds go to HEART!

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12/07/19
A Conversation with Norway's Ambassador Aas at Vesterheim

Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, invites the public to a conversation with Kåre Aas, Norway’s Ambassador to the United States, facilitated by Maren Johnson, Assistant Professor of Nordic Studies at Luther College

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12/08/19
Christmas at Luther 2019: Whom Angels Greet With Anthems Sweet

Performance schedule for Christmas at Luther 2019: Whom Angels Greet With Anthems Sweet

  • Thursday, December 5 - 5:45 p.m.
  • Friday, December 6 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, December 6 - 9:15 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 7 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 8 - 2:30 p.m

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12/11/19
Weight Loss Informational Session-Free (Walk-in)

Are you ready to lose those extra pounds and start a healthier lifestyle? Every Wednesday, Donlon Pharmacy invites you to visit with Kevin, R.N (Weight Loss Coach). He explains how Ideal Protein works, why it works through weekly visits, and answers any questions you may have about getting started. There is no need to RSVP, just stop into Donlons and ask for Kevin.
Ideal Protein is a medically developed Weight Loss Protocol. Donlon Pharmacy is a Certified Ideal Protein Clinic. For more information visit: https://idealprotein.com/.

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12/11/19
St. Benedict School Choral Concert

Students from St. Benedict School will present a vocal concert.  All grades will be represented.  The work is entitled, "Light of the World."  

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12/11/19
Decorah Public Library announces December book discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting four book discussions in December. The groups are open to the public and newcomers are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested should call the library at 382-3717 to learn more or to reserve a book.
 
 

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12/13/19
Midwest Dairy & Beef Day

Register today for “Midwest Dairy & Beef Day: Enhancing Value from Breeding to Feeding” providing in-depth information for dairy and beef producers on enhancing value of dairy steers from breeding to feeding.

This event is a collaborative effort between Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach, the Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation and Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC). This year’s event will discuss opportunities and challenges to adding value to dairy calves and dairy beef cross calves. Producers will also share their experiences from feeding to breeding during a panel discussion. Beef producers, dairy producers, industry persons and students are encouraged to attend.

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12/14/19
 -12/15/19
Rendered Unique Pop Up Shop

A thoughtfully-curated, occasional shop located in Decorah, Iowa open one weekend each month. Offering handcrafted and vintage home decor, accessories, and gifts.

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12/14/19
Dairy Goat Management program

The Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach Dairy Team will host “Fine-Tuning Your Dairy Goat Management” as a part of their annual Dairy Directions program. 

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12/18/19
Weight Loss Informational Session-Free (Walk-in)

Are you ready to lose those extra pounds and start a healthier lifestyle? Every Wednesday, Donlon Pharmacy invites you to visit with Kevin, R.N (Weight Loss Coach). He explains how Ideal Protein works, why it works through weekly visits, and answers any questions you may have about getting started. There is no need to RSVP, just stop into Donlons and ask for Kevin.
Ideal Protein is a medically developed Weight Loss Protocol. Donlon Pharmacy is a Certified Ideal Protein Clinic. For more information visit: https://idealprotein.com/.

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12/18/19
Decorah Area Parkinson Support Group

Decorah Area Parkinson Support Group will be meeting on Dec.18th for a presentation by Julie Boothman of Boston Scientific on their latest DBS technology. We will meet at Winneshiek Medical Center beginning at 1:30pm in the conference room adjacent to the cafeteria. Looking forward to seeing you there.


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12/18/19
Decorah Public Library announces December book discussions

 
Decorah Public Library staff are hosting four book discussions in December. The groups are open to the public and newcomers are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested should call the library at 382-3717 to learn more or to reserve a book.
 
 

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12/18/19
Low Rent Housing Merger Open House

The City of Decorah is announcing the merger of its Low Rent Housing Authority program into a similar program with Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission.
This will be a time to hear a brief presentation on the merger and the Agency’s housing programs.
 

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12/19/19
Decorah Public Library announces December book discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting four book discussions in December. The groups are open to the public and newcomers are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested should call the library at 382-3717 to learn more or to reserve a book.
 
 

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12/20/19
Decorah Public Library announces December book discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting four book discussions in December. The groups are open to the public and newcomers are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested should call the library at 382-3717 to learn more or to reserve a book.
 

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12/21/19
Bluegrass with Gary and Annie at Pulpit Rock

Y'ALL COME for an informal evening session of bluegrass and traditional tunes with Gary and Annie... As members of the GrassRun Bluegrass Band, they'll be sharing the warm and lively oldtime sounds of their authentic acoustic Instruments including: a resophonic guitar (dobro), an archtop guitar, an F-Style mandolin, an autoharp, and the doghouse bass.

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12/25/19
Christmas Dinner to be served at Winneshiek Medical Center

The public is invited to attend Christmas dinner at Winneshiek Medical Center on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm.
 

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