Events for May 2018

New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce
May 1 South Central Minnesota Small Business Awards

Join the Small Business Development Center to honor outstanding small businesses during National Small Business Week.

You won't want to miss author, entrepreneur, and USA Today columnist Rhonda Abrams. Rhonda is widely recognized as one of the nation's foremost experts on small business, entrepreneurship, and business planning. Her keynote presentation will be Surviving Amazon: Thriving in a Rapidly Changing World.

2018 award recipients
 
Encore Entrepreneur (Age 50+): Artisan Restoration LLC, Kasota - Mark Johnson
 
Family-Owned Small Business: Blue Earth Monument, Blue Earth - Mark & Lori Maher
 
Minority-Owned Small Business: Kato Trucking, Mankato - Nagi Obeyd & Ayan Musse
 
Veteran-Owned Small Business: River Valley Birth Center, St. Peter - Joe & Erika Urban
 
Woman-Owned Small Business: K & G Gymnastics, Mankato - Gabe Essay & Katie Olson
 
Young Entrepreneurs (Under 30): Ben Wenner & Tyler Wenner
May 1 Wireless Workshop
Join us for an hour of learning the ins and outs of your cellular device; whether you are looking into purchasing, you've had it a day, a month or a year - it's never to late to learn about how your device can benefit you more.
 
  • Date:
    May 1, 2018
  • Time:
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Location:
    BeMobile
    1609 South Broadway
  • Contact:
    507-359-5287
May 2 Needlework Group
Join our self-directed open needlework group on the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Needleworkers of all varieties (quilting, embroidery, crochet, knitting, etc.), levels and abilities are welcome to join this age 16 and older group. Each needleworker should bring his/her own materials and ideas. People are welcome to come and go as they see fit. For more information, please contact the library at 507-359-8334.
  • Date:
    May 2, 2018
  • Time:
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us/index.asp?SEC=603C43CF-5690-4554-92D0-C4A2BD41B96E&DE=6A2436DE-B42D-498B
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library 17 N Broadway
  • Contact:
    April Ide 507-359-8334
  • EMail:
    aide@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesday, May 2 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free!
May 2 Library Story Hour
New Ulm's Own Celebrating Our First Anniversary
Library Story Hour
From My Grandma's Trunk, how Ten Thousand villages got started
  • Date:
    May 2, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesday, May 2
    6:30 pm
     
May 3 MASQUERADE
JEWELRY AND ACCESSORIES SALE
Everything is $5
  • Date:
    May 3, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:
    NUMC AUDITORIUM
  • Date/Time Details:
    THURS MAY 3, 2018  10 am-4pm
May 3 UCC Spring Luncheon
Celebrate spring at the UCC Spring Luncheon!
Menu includes:  Turkey Salad or Ham Broccoli Casserole
    Salad, roll, dessert and a beverage.
  • Date:
    May 3, 2018
  • Time:
    10:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://uccnewulm.org
  • Location:
    United Church of Christ is at 301 South Minnesota Street in New UIm
  • Contact:
    You can reach the United Church of Christ at 507-354-42452.
  • EMail:
    uccofficenu@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Lunch is available from 10:45 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
    There is an express line and take-out lunches available.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Tickets are $10.50
May 3 Legal Clinics for Entrepreneurs

Sound legal advice is essential for success in business and preventing costly troubles that can ruin an enterprise. At our Legal Clinics, LegalCORPS volunteer lawyers provide brief, no-charge 30-minute consultations to lend a hand to low-income entrepreneurs as they start and grow their business.

Clinics are by appointment only.

  • Date:
    May 3, 2018
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    SBDC Office
    Hubbard Partnership Center
    424 North Riverfront Drive, Suite 210
    Mankato, MN
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursdays - first Thursday of the month.
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May 3 Oakwood Church Spaghetti Supper
Oakwood Church Spaghetti Supper
Spaghetti (meat/ meatless sauce) garlic bread, pickles, bars, coffee and water.

Proceeds will help fund the Crisis Nursery.
the Southern Minnesota Crisis Nursery is a 24 hour home located in New Ulm.  It exists to provide a temporary, safe and loving environment for children while supporting and strengthening families experiencing stressful situation.
 
  • Date:
    May 3, 2018
  • Time:
    4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Location:
    Oakwood Church
    1630 Oakwood Avenue
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, May 3, 2018
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free-will offering
    (free child care provided)
May 3 Yoga 101
Yoga for Every Body. This class will teach you the basics of breathe, movement, and mindfulness. Emphasis on incorporating these principles into your daily routines. Everyone is welcome.
  • Date:
    May 3, 2018
  • Time:
    5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
  • Location:
    The New Ulm WELLness Collective
  • Contact:
    Kinzie Eckstein
  • EMail:
    healing.routines@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursdays 5:15-6:15pm , March 22nd - May 10th, 2018
  • Fees/Admission:
    $12 drop-in. $76 Registration for 8 Sessions.
May 3 Bartending Basics
Home Bar Basics, including philosophy and techniques of mixing a quality cocktail. Includes sampling a number of craft cocktails. Ages 21+.
COST: $30/person.
  • Date:
    May 3, 2018
  • Time:
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Website:
    https://www.thegrandnewulm.com/upcoming-art-classes/
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts & Culture
    210 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    $30
May 4 Leadercast
This is our 7th year providing the Leadercast event to the New Ulm area! Hosted at Martin Luther College, participants at our site enjoy comfortable auditorium seating, lunch and snacks provided on site and casual networking with others from our community. Our Chamber Members and local community appreciate the opportunity to get training of this caliber without having to travel great distances.

If you are from a surrounding community, you are welcome to come to New Ulm and learn with us! If you have other questions or need more info, please contact the Chamber at 507-233-4300. Tickets to Leadercast are $99 and will be available online and through the Chamber of Commerce office. Members of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce do receive a discount on tickets; please contact the Chamber for that information. This leadership training opportunity is presented by the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce and co-hosted by: New Ulm Medical Center, Martin Luther College, and the Sleepy Eye Area Chamber of Commerce.
  • Date:
    May 4, 2018
  • Time:
    7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.leadercast.com
  • Location:
    Martin Luther College Auditorium
  • Contact:
    New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce 507-233-4300
  • EMail:
    chamber@newulm.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 4 Registration starts at 7:15 a.m.
    Session is done between 3:30-4 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    General Admission Tickets are $99; Chamber Member Tickets are $79 - Promo code needed
    Tickets available here
May 4 Active Aging Fitness Extravaganza
FREE Fun, informative, social and healthy opportunity to try various lower intensity fitness classes and activities! Participants will leave with a FREE Aging Mastery Program Gift Box, while supplies last.

8 a.m. - Exercise & Aging Presentation OR AquaEx class in pool
8:15 a.m. - Wellness Walking (30 minutes)
8:30 a.m. - Barre Pilates Class
9:00 a.m. - Wellness Walking (30 minutes)
9:30 a.m. - Silver Sneakers Class
9:45 a.m. - Exercise & Motivation Presentation
10:30 a.m. - Wellness Walking (30 minutes)
1 p.m. - Fit & Strong! Exercise program demonstration
  • Date:
    May 4, 2018
  • Time:
    8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm Park & Rec
    122 S Garden St
May 4 Poker Walk
Each Friday in May a route will be set up with 5 different businesses who will be handing out your poker hand one card at a time. By the end of the route, you will not only have a poker hand but a mile walk in! Routes can be found on the New Ulm Chamber Facebook page or the New Ulm Chamber office. Each week four winners will be entered into a grand prize drawing. The grand prize will be a 6-mo membership to a New Ulm fitness club of choice or equivalent value for a personal trainer of your choice. (Valued at $250)
  • Date:
    May 4, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm, MN
  • Contact:
    888-356-7928
  • EMail:
    rachel.smith@ampf.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 4 Oak Hills Foundation Frolics
4th Annual Fundraising Event!  Social, Dinner and Dance.  Fiesta Fundraiser!
  • Date:
    May 4, 2018
  • Time:
    6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Location:
    Best Western Plus
  • Contact:
    507-359-2120
  • EMail:
    director@oakhillsfoundation.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Friday, May 4
    6 PM Social
  • Fees/Admission:
    TBD
May 4 Captian Gravitone & The String Theory Orchestra @ The Grand Kabaret!
Captain Gravitone & the String Theory Orchestra plays Americana Folk Rock, infused with Tango and Jazz, one of the many great, new bands coming from Minnesota. The group's superhero, Captain Gravitone, tangos in big box stores, beautiful women clad in leather, beat poets, elephants, philosophy majors, the circus and parallel universes come to life in the group's compositions. The sound is fun, sometimes moody, with a distinct sense of humor reminiscent of Tom Waits, Frank Zappa and Bela Fleck. The group features Eli Hoehn on banjo, Wayne Schmidt on the electric guitar, Corban Noah on electric bass, Damen Price on drums and a host of other musicians that lend their talents to the group on an occasional basis including vocalist Kelly Quinn, violinist Karen Kozak, guitarist/vocalist Mark Bishofsky, guitarist/vocalist Jason Helder, percussionist Daryn Christensen, and bassist Bill Grenke.
  • Date:
    May 4, 2018
  • Time:
    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.thegrandnewulm.com
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
    210 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free and open to the public.
May 5 "Strides 4 Souls" 5K Family Walk/Run
• Walkers/Runners will receive a “Strides 4 Souls” t-shirt. Shirts will be guaranteed on event day for everyone registered prior to April 15th. After this cutoff date you are not guaranteed a t-shirt. • Individual times will not be kept. • No pets or bikes please. Race will be held rain or shine! • All proceeds from the 5K will go to the “Strides 4 Souls” fund that will help with tuition assistance. • Plan on staying for lunch!! Proceeds from the lunch will go to the school’s technology program. The meal includes sandwich, chips and a cookie for $5.00.
  • Date:
    May 5, 2018
  • Time:
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Start and finish will be at Immanuel Lutheran School, Courtland.
  • Contact:
    For more information contact Sue Erdman at 359-2534
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 5, 2018 Day of race registration begins at 9:00am at the school and ends at 9:45am sharp. All walkers/runners should meet in the school parking lot for instructions. Race will begin at 10:00am.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Fun Walk/Run Fees: By April 15th- $20.00 and after April 15th- $25.00. Children 10 and under walk/run for free with a registered adult and will be given a medal at the end of the race. Children under 10 will not receive a t-shirt, but if you would like to order them a t-shirt the cost will be $10.00.
May 5 KNUJ 4th Annual Women's Expo
Free Admission to this women's event at the New Ulm Event Center - Seminars throughout the event and a variety of vendor booths! At 9:45 - New Ulm Police Department - "Do you know who your kid is talking to". At 11:00 - New Ulm Medical Center.  For more information contact KNUJ at 507-359-2921.
  • Date:
    May 5, 2018
  • Time:
    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.knuj.net
  • Location:
    New Ulm Event Center
  • Contact:
    KNUJ at 359-2921
  • EMail:
    www.knuj.net
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday,May 5
    9 am - 2 pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free Admission
May 5 Turner Ladies Bake Sale
Turner Ladies Bake Sale
Sauerkraut, German Potato Salad, Schmierkuchen, Baked Goods
  • Date:
    May 5, 2018
  • Time:
    9:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Location:
    Turner Hall
    102 South State Street
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, May 5, 2018

    Starts at 9:30 am until sold out!
May 5 Maifest - Morgan Creek Vineyards Season Opening Day

Join us this season . . .

MAIFEST - Celebrate the return of the growing season. 

GOURMET APPETIZERS -  We will fire up the wood oven to prepare the first gourmet appetizers of the season, Swiss Raclette, Pizzette, specialty cheeses, and wine by the glass or bottle. We invite you to enjoy our European style hospitality in a beautiful vineyard setting.

GARDEN HAT DAY! - Free garden hats for everyone with a purchase!

JAZZ NITE KICK OFF! - Stay for the first Jazz Nite of the season - 6:30 - 9:00 pm. Enjoy the cool jazz music of the Jim McGuire Jazz Trio.

Rain or shine - the show must go on!


Outdoor and indoor seating available. Reservations recommended-make yours on line now! https://morgancreekvineyards.com/extra-reservations-page/

  • Date:
    May 5, 2018
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.morgancreekvineyards.com
  • Location:
    Morgan Creek Vineyards
    23707 478th Avenue
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    ph: (507) 947-3547
  • EMail:
    martimcv@aol.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 5, 2018
May 5 Cinco De Mayo Celebration
Cinco De Mayo Celebration (May 5th) live music with Mariachi Band 
  • Date:
    May 5, 2018
  • Time:
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://plazagaribaldinewulm.com/
  • Location:
    Plaza Garibaldi Mexican Restaurant New Ulm
  • Contact:
    507-359-7073
  • EMail:
    ocampo@newulmtel.net
May 5 Jazz Night with Jim McGuire Jazz Trio
May 5, 2018 - October 27, 2018

Enjoy live - cool Jazz music of the Jim McGuire Jazz Trio. Enjoy European style hospitality with Morgan Creek Vineyards wood fired oven baked artisan flatbreads, classic Neopolitan gourmet pizzette; and Swiss raclette, with Minnesota hand crafted fine wine available by the bottle or by the glass.

Jazz Nite! is held every Saturday, May thru October. Exception- No Jazz Nite! October 6th do to the annual Octoberfest Grape Stomp.

Outdoor and indoor seating available. Reservations recommended.https://morgancreekvineyards.com/extra-reservations-page/
  • Date:
    May 5, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.morgancreekvineyards.com
  • Location:
    Morgan Creek Vineyards
    23707 478th Avenue
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    ph: (507) 947-3547
  • EMail:
    martimcv@aol.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 5, 2018
May 5 The Lost Walleye Orchestra@ The Grand Kabaret!
This group hails from Mankato and St. Peter and the members play in a number of other bands, including Pengra & Arsenault, City Mouse and the Blitz Boys. The Lost Walleye Orchestra plays a mix of good-time, classic rock, americana, blues and folk. Members include Billy Steiner, Ron Arsenault, Dale Haefner, and Dave Pengra.
  • Date:
    May 5, 2018
  • Time:
    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.thegrandnewulm.com
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
    210 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free and open to the public.
May 6 Brown County Area CROP Hunger Walk
Join us for all or part of the four-mile walk for hunger beginning at German Park Pavilion, walking along the city bike path, turning around at the New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf, and ending at German Park.
  • Date:
    May 6, 2018
  • Time:
    12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Website:
    https://www.crophungerwalk.org/newulmmn
  • Location:
    Begins at the German Park Pavilion, 200 N German St, New Ulm, MN Follows the bike trail to the Brown County Food Shelf and back
  • Contact:
    Chris Rosenhamer, 359-7052
  • Date/Time Details:
    Sunday, May 6, registration begins at 12:30pm, walk starts at 1:00pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free, donations appreciated, can be made at https://www.crophungerwalk.org/newulmmn
May 6 Opening Day at Harkin Store
Celebrate the Harkin Store opening for the season by enjoying a hot cup of egg coffee made on the original stove and fig newton cookies. Then explore the 1870s general store, full of original merchandise, which was once part of the bustling riverboat town of West Newton. The Harkin Store is located at 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, MN 56073. Admission to the program is included with your site admission of $6 adults, $5 seniors, college students, and veterans & active military, $4 children ages 5-17 and Free for children age 4 and under and Nicollet County and Minnesota Historical Society members Questions? Contact the Harkin Store at 507-354-8666 or visit nchsmn.org
  • Date:
    May 6, 2018
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
May 6 Prenatal & Mindful Mamas Yoga
Yoga for women at any part of their journey of motherhood. This class is designed to support, nuture, and challenge the femnine body and spirit. Every Woman is welcome!
  • Date:
    May 6, 2018
  • Time:
    6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Location:
    The New Ulm WELLness Collective
  • Contact:
    Kinzie Eckstein
  • EMail:
    healing.routines@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Sundays 6:15pm-7:30pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    $15 drop-in; $72 for 6 classes.
May 7 New to Medicare Counseling
New to Medicare? Are you turning 65 years old? Are you unsure of your benefits? Are you confused about Medicare? Counseling at the Community Center is provided by our regionally-trained volunteer, Julie Van Name. The training is provided by MNRAA. Julie is available for people new to Medicare the first Monday morning of each month in the Computer Room, on a first come, first served basis.
  • Date:
    May 7, 2018
  • Time:
    8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Location:
    Community Center 
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • Date/Time Details:
    The first Monday of each month
    8-10am
May 7 CASTLE Journalism Luncheon
Vision, Tools & Standards for Successful Journalism Luncheon with Eileen Madsen, May 7 at 11:30 a.m. at the New Ulm Country Club. Soup & Sandwich bar is optional for $12 per person. Editor Eileen Madsen will present the Vision, Journalism Tools and Standards that have launched and sustain the highly successful River Valley Woman Magazine. Natasha Wels, the magazine’s Sales & Marketing Department will join Eileen.
  • Date:
    May 7, 2018
  • Time:
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://newulmseniors.org/castle.html
  • Location:
    New Ulm Country Club
  • EMail:
    castnu@newulmtel.net
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 7 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    CASTLE membership.  Phone 507-354-3212 to join.  $100 annual membership fee.
May 7 Sister Cities Commission Meeting
New Ulm Sister Cities Commission
  • Date:
    May 7, 2018
  • Time:
    5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm City Council chambers
  • Contact:
    Prof. Jack Minch, Siser Cities Commission Chair
  • EMail:
    jnminch@hotmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    June 3, 2013
    5:15 PM
May 7 Drop-in Irish Dance
Learn the art of Irish dancing at this drop-in class. Bring the kids and make a family night of it! No preregistration required.
  • Date:
    May 7, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Website:
    https://www.thegrandnewulm.com/register/irish-dance
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture, 210 N Minnesota St, New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    $10/lesson, $30/family
May 7 "Connected by Coffee: Fair Trade and You"
New Ulm's Own presents, "Connected by Coffee: Fair Trade and You"
Presentation by Paul Prew, Phd.D.,Minnesota State University.

Celebrating our First Anniversary!
  • Date:
    May 7, 2018
  • Time:
    7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location:
    United Church of Christ
    301 South Minnesota
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 7
    7:00 pm
May 8 Succulent Planting Class
Learn about succulent care and plant your own succulent container. Class includes plants, container, growing medium, and instruction
  • Date:
    May 8, 2018
  • Time:
    5:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Location:
    A to Zinnia
    15 S Broadway
  • Contact:
    507-359-9900
  • Fees/Admission:
    $40
    To sign up for classes, please stop in or call A to Zinnia Floral & Gifts.
May 8 New Ulm Film Society
New Ulm Film Society, coordinated by Jack Beranek, Steven Sherman, and Clay Schuldt, continues its Women Directors series on Tuesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. The film is rated R and runs 93 minutes. Free popcorn will be served. Film screenings are sponsored by the Optimist Club of New Ulm. Visit www.newulmlibrary.org or call 507-359-8334 for film title.
  • Date:
    May 8, 2018
  • Time:
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.newulmlibrary.org
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library 17 N Broadway
  • Contact:
    April Ide 507-359-8334
  • EMail:
    aide@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tuesday, May 8 at 6 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free!
May 9 Network New Ulm
Network New Ulm Community Leadership Program
History & Culture Day
  • Date:
    May 9, 2018
  • Time:
    7:45 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Contact:
    233-4300
  • EMail:
    chamber@newulm.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    2nd Wednesday, September through May
May 9 Caregiver Support Group
Monthly, supportive, confidential discussion group for family caregivers helping loved ones at home. Free to join; no RSVP needed. Open to caregivers of memory loss, dementia, and any other condition. Learn from others going through a similar journey as you!.
  • Date:
    May 9, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Website:
    http://www.lssmn.org
  • Location:
    New Ulm Community Center, Room 112 600 N. German
  • Contact:
    Sarah Anderson 1-866-974-0283
  • EMail:
    Sarah.Anderson@lssmn.org
  • Date/Time Details:
    Every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10 AM.
  • Fees/Admission:
    None.
May 9 Mandala Rock Painting
Have you heard of Mandalas? They are widely used for relaxation through coloring, mosaics, and much more. How about a night of relaxation with us? In our class, we will be painting mandalas on beach stones! This class will feature a presentation on Mandalas, their meaning and history, as well as many different styles of Mandalas that you can consider painting on your rocks. Want to join us? The $30 cost includes all of the materials you will need: natural beach stones, paints, brushes, and inspiration! You can make as many Mandala Rocks as you want in the time we meet. Keep them for yourself or give them away as gifts! Buy your ticket ahead of time by visiting newulmcoopshop.com.
  • Date:
    May 9, 2018
  • Time:
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://newulmcoopshop.com.
  • Location:
    506 1st St N
May 10 New Ulm Economic Development Corporation
New Ulm Economic Development Corporation  Meeting
  • Date:
    May 10, 2018
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Kaiserhoff
  • Contact:
    233-4300
  • Date/Time Details:
    January 8, 2009
    Noon
May 10 Yoga 101
Yoga for Every Body. This class will teach you the basics of breathe, movement, and mindfulness. Emphasis on incorporating these principles into your daily routines. Everyone is welcome.
  • Date:
    May 10, 2018
  • Time:
    5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
  • Location:
    The New Ulm WELLness Collective
  • Contact:
    Kinzie Eckstein
  • EMail:
    healing.routines@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursdays 5:15-6:15pm , March 22nd - May 10th, 2018
  • Fees/Admission:
    $12 drop-in. $76 Registration for 8 Sessions.
May 10 Succulent Planting Class
Learn about succulent care and plant your own succulent container. Class includes plants, container, growing medium, and instruction
  • Date:
    May 10, 2018
  • Time:
    5:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Location:
    A to Zinnia
    15 S Broadway
  • Contact:
    507-359-9900
  • Fees/Admission:
    $40
    To sign up for classes, please stop in or call A to Zinnia Floral & Gifts.
May 10 Lions Club of New Ulm Meeting
  • Date:
    May 10, 2018
  • Time:
    6:15 PM - 6:15 PM
  • Location:
    Turner Hall, 102 South State Street, New Ulm
May 10 Auditions for Mary Poppins at SSTC
State Street Theater Co. opens auditions for their summer musical Mary Poppins State Street Theater Company (SSTC) in New Ulm will be holding open auditions for their summer musical, Mary Poppins. Auditions will be held at State Street Theater on Thursday, May 10 at 6:30 P.M. and Saturday, May 12 at 12:30 P.M. This classic musical will be directed by Anita Shikoski. Shikoski has directed numerous plays and musicals at New Ulm Area Catholic Schools, including Fiddler on the Roof, Tom Sawyer, and High School Musical. There are a total of forty-three available roles in Mary Poppins, including twenty-eight named characters and fifteen ensemble roles. Adults of all ages and students who have completed 4th grade are encouraged to audition. All materials will be provided at auditions, so nothing needs to be prepared in advance. Auditions will include singing and dancing portions as well as a cold read of pages from the script. For those cast in the production, rehearsals will begin on Tuesday, May 29. Regular rehearsals will be held from 6:30-9:00 P.M. Mondays through Thursdays, as well as two Saturday rehearsals closer to the production. Not all cast members will need to be present for all rehearsals. A detailed rehearsal schedule will be available to view at auditions. Performances of Mary Poppins will be held July 26 – 29, 2018. For more information or if you are unable to make the scheduled audition times, contact producer Christina Miller Koester at Christina.sigma3@gmail.com.
  • Date:
    May 10, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 6:35 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.statestreetnewulm.org/
  • Location:
    State Street Theater Co. 1 N. State Street New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    Christina Miller Koester christina.sigma3@gmail.com
  • EMail:
    christina.sigma3@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, May 10th at 6:30 pm Saturday, May 12th at 12:30 pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    FREE
May 11 Commencement Concerts
4:00 and 7:30pm
  • Date:
    May 11, 2018
  • EMail:
    mlcinfo@mlc-wels.edu
May 11 Poker Walk
Each Friday in May a route will be set up with 5 different businesses who will be handing out your poker hand one card at a time. By the end of the route, you will not only have a poker hand but a mile walk in! Routes can be found on the New Ulm Chamber Facebook page or the New Ulm Chamber office. Each week four winners will be entered into a grand prize drawing. The grand prize will be a 6-mo membership to a New Ulm fitness club of choice or equivalent value for a personal trainer of your choice. (Valued at $250)
  • Date:
    May 11, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm
  • Contact:
    888-356-7928
  • EMail:
    rachel.smith@ampf.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 11 Caregiver Support Group
A Caregiver Discussion Group meets the second Friday of each month. It's free to join and no reservations are needed. If you are helping a loved one to live at home, you don't need to go it alone. You're doing a great job, so let us help you keep it up. Sponsored by Lutheran Social Services (LSS).
  • Date:
    May 11, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Location:
    Community Center
    Room 111
    600 N. German St.
    ​New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    Sarah Anderson at 866-974-0283
  • Date/Time Details:
    Second Friday of the month.
    10am
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 11 Hot Topics Lunch: Status of RENU Projects
May 11 – Status of RENU Projects

The City of New Ulm has obtained Minnesota State authorization to spend up to an additional $14,800,000 of its ½% local option sales tax revenue on seven projects: Indoor water park & safety improvements to existing indoor pool, Indoor playground, Wellness Center, Gymnastics facility, Multi-purpose dome, Johnson Park grandstand improvements and Hermann Heights Park entrance road & parking improvements. Hear the latest status of the projects schedule, including committee structures and design process. Speakers will include Tom Schmitz, Director, Department of Park & Recreation; Brian Gramentz, City Manager, City of New Ulm; and Larry Mack, RENU Oversight Committee’s City Council Representative.

Hot Topics are held at the New Ulm Country Club, start at noon and end before 1:30 p.m. allowing time for lunch, presentation and some Q&A to the presenters. The cost of each event is $10 and includes lunch and presentation and payable at the door.   Please RSVP to each event by calling the New Ulm Chamber at 507-233-4300 or sending an email to chamber@newulm.com.
 
  • Date:
    May 11, 2018
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm Country Club
May 11 Cocktails at the Governor's
Guest of honor is Terry Steinbach, a New Ulm native and former catcher for the Oakland Athletics and Minnesota Twins. A huge array of appetizers is included. Cash bar.
  • Date:
    May 11, 2018
  • Time:
    4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location:
    The Governor John Lind House 622 Center Street New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    Trudy Beranek 507-766-0725 cell
  • EMail:
    dtjberanek@newulmtel.net
  • Date/Time Details:
    Friday, May 11 4:30-7:00pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    $20 per person Tickets available at Hy-Vee and the Chamber after April 1.
May 11 Winedown for the Weekend at Morgan Creek Vineyards and Wine Cafe
Every Friday evening, May through October beginning May 11, 2018

Live Jazz & Classical keyboard performed by pianist Ben Marti

WINEDOWN FOR THE WEEKEND is held every Friday evening, May through October, by classical and Jazz pianist, Ben Marti. Enjoy live music in a beautiful vineyard setting and European style hospitality with Morgan Creek Vineyards wood fired oven baked artisan flatbreads, classic Neopolitan gourmet pizzette - prepared with locally grown products; Swiss raclette, and Minnesota hand crafted fine wine available by the bottle or by the glass.

Outdoor and indoor seating available. Reservations recommended-make yours online now!https://morgancreekvineyards.com/winedown
 
  • Date:
    May 11, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.morgancreekvineyards.com
  • Location:
    Morgan Creek Vineyards
    23707 478th Avenue
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    ph: (507) 947-3547
  • EMail:
    martimcv@aol.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 11, 2018
May 11 Twin Cities Hot Club Trio@ The Grand Kabaret!
The Twin Cities Hot Club (TCHC) represents Minnesota in the burgeoning revival of gypsy jazz originally popularized by Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli and the Hot Club of France. They recreate not only the famous la pompe that distinguishes this romantic brand of acoustic jazz but also gypsy bossanova, musette, bolero, and swing. TCHC perform this timeless deep-rooted music that is physical, alive and speaks directly to the heart. TCHC formed in September of 2004 and have been sharing their expressive, “hot” style with audiences ever since. Robert Bell, Gary Schulte and Matt Peterson are the regular members of the group and look forward to returning to the Grand!
  • Date:
    May 11, 2018
  • Time:
    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.thegrandnewulm.com
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
    210 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free and open to the public.
May 12 Printmaking for Adults & Kids
Adults will learn block printing using rubber carving blocks, while children will use foam printing plates. $20/student.
  • Date:
    May 12, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Website:
    https://www.thegrandnewulm.com/upcoming-art-classes/
  • Location:
    The Grand Kabaret
    210 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    $20/student
May 12 Commencement Service (Gym)
  • Date:
    May 12, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • EMail:
    mlcinfo@mlc-wels.edu
May 12 Made Rights by Jerry and Rosie
Jerry and Rosie's Made Right sandwiches
10-1:30 or until sold out
  • Date:
    May 12, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Location:
    American Legion
    N Minnesota Street, Downtown
May 12 Make It and Take It ----
Celebrating Our First Anniversary
Make It and Take It
Make your own notecard with an artist coach
  • Date:
    May 12, 2018
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm's Own
    212 N. Minnsota
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, May 12
    11 am - 3 pm
May 12 Auditions for Mary Poppins at SSTC
State Street Theater Co. opens auditions for their summer musical Mary Poppins State Street Theater Company (SSTC) in New Ulm will be holding open auditions for their summer musical, Mary Poppins. Auditions will be held at State Street Theater on Thursday, May 10 at 6:30 P.M. and Saturday, May 12 at 12:30 P.M. This classic musical will be directed by Anita Shikoski. Shikoski has directed numerous plays and musicals at New Ulm Area Catholic Schools, including Fiddler on the Roof, Tom Sawyer, and High School Musical. There are a total of forty-three available roles in Mary Poppins, including twenty-eight named characters and fifteen ensemble roles. Adults of all ages and students who have completed 4th grade are encouraged to audition. All materials will be provided at auditions, so nothing needs to be prepared in advance. Auditions will include singing and dancing portions as well as a cold read of pages from the script. For those cast in the production, rehearsals will begin on Tuesday, May 29. Regular rehearsals will be held from 6:30-9:00 P.M. Mondays through Thursdays, as well as two Saturday rehearsals closer to the production. Not all cast members will need to be present for all rehearsals. A detailed rehearsal schedule will be available to view at auditions. Performances of Mary Poppins will be held July 26 – 29, 2018. For more information or if you are unable to make the scheduled audition times, contact producer Christina Miller Koester at Christina.sigma3@gmail.com.
  • Date:
    May 12, 2018
  • Time:
    12:30 PM - 12:35 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.statestreetnewulm.org/
  • Location:
    State Street Theater Co. 1 N. State Street New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    Christina Miller Koester christina.sigma3@gmail.com
  • EMail:
    christina.sigma3@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, May 10th at 6:30 pm Saturday, May 12th at 12:30 pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    FREE
May 12 "Flying for Freedom" Robert F. Niemann MIA Exhibit Opening at the Brown County Historical Museum
Join us for the opening of the newest exhibit at the Brown County Historical Society Museum: Flying for Freedom: the Robert F. Niemann MIA Exhibit.

Following the exhibit opening, join us at 2pm in the Museum Annex for a special program presented by Ann Niemann Bakkensen, daughter of Robert Niemann.
  • Date:
    May 12, 2018
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Location:
    Brown County Historical Society Museum and Annex
    2 N. Broadway St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-233-2616
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, May 12
    1pm - Exhibit Opening at the Museum
    2pm - Program in the Museum Annex
  • Fees/Admission:
    Museum Admission charged for the exhibit opening.
    Annex program is free.
     
May 12 Call Service (gym)
  • Date:
    May 12, 2018
  • Time:
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • EMail:
    mlcinfo@mlc-wels.edu
May 12 Doug Collins @ The Grand Kabaret!
  • Date:
    May 12, 2018
  • Time:
    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.thegrandnewulm.com
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
    210 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free and open to the public.
May 13 - May 19 Wind Symphony Tour
  • Date:
    May 13, 2018
  • EMail:
    mlcinfo@mlc-wels.edu
May 13 Mother's Day - Day in the Life of a Pioneer Woman
Pioneer women worked alongside men in the development of the state of Minnesota. Through various displays learn about the work they did in the 1870s, including sewing, cooking, cleaning, gardening, and child-rearing. The Harkin Store is located at 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, MN 56073. Admission to the program is included with your site admission of $6 adults, $5 seniors, college students, and veterans & active military, $4 children ages 5-17 and Free for children age 4 and under and Nicollet County and Minnesota Historical Society members. Questions? Contact the Harkin Store at 507-354-8666 or visit nchsmn.org
  • Date:
    May 13, 2018
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:
    Harkin Store
May 13 Prenatal & Mindful Mamas Yoga
Yoga for women at any part of their journey of motherhood. This class is designed to support, nuture, and challenge the femnine body and spirit. Every Woman is welcome!
  • Date:
    May 13, 2018
  • Time:
    6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Location:
    The New Ulm WELLness Collective
  • Contact:
    Kinzie Eckstein
  • EMail:
    healing.routines@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Sundays 6:15pm-7:30pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    $15 drop-in; $72 for 6 classes.
May 14 Intro to the Online Library Catalog
New Ulm Public Library will offer a free class on how to use the online Traverse des Sioux library catalog on Monday, May 14 at 8:30 a.m. Attendees should possess basic computer skills and will learn how to find and request items and use their online library accounts. Computers will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required; visit www.newulmlibrary.org and click on “Library Events Registration” to register. Call 507-359-8334 for more information.
  • Date:
    May 14, 2018
  • Time:
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Website:
    http://www.newulmlibrary.org
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library 17 N Broadway
  • Contact:
    April Ide 507-359-8334
  • EMail:
    aide@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Monday, May 14 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free! Register online at www.newulmlibrary.org or call 507-359-8334.
May 14 Free Blood Pressure Checks at the Community Center
​Brown County Health will offer blood pressure checks given by the Public Health Nurses. This is a free service. No appointment needed.
  • Date:
    May 14, 2018
  • Time:
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Location:
    Community Center
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • Date/Time Details:
    Second Monday of the month: April 10, May 8. June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11, October 9, November 13 and December 11.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 14 Parkinson's Support Group
Parkinson's Support Group sponsored by Volunteers for Seniors of Brown County.
  • Date:
    May 14, 2018
  • Time:
    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location:
    Oak Hills Hillside Haven
  • Contact:
    507-354-4189 or 507-794-3200
  • EMail:
    julie@volunteersforseniors.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    July 13, 2009
    1:30 PM
    Every 2nd Monday of the month.
  • Fees/Admission:
    No Fee
May 14 CASTLE Prairie Series
with Megan Benage
Regional Ecologist, Division
of Ecological and Water
Resources, May 14, 21 and 23, at
the DNR Headquarters, 21371
Hwy 15 just south of New Ulm,
with a field trip to the Pollinator
Park on N. Broadway on May 21
and a carpooling trip on Hwy 68
to Minneopa State Park on May
23rd. Megan will describe four
major pollinator groups: bees
and wasps, butterflies and moths,
beetles and even flies benefitting
from the Pollinator Park. We
will learn how local ecosystems
are impacted by everyday
decisions. Dress for weather
and have good walking shoes,
rain or shine.
  • Date:
    May 14, 2018
  • Time:
    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://newulmseniors.org/castle.html
  • Location:
    DNR Headquarters, New Ulm
  • EMail:
    castnu@newulmtel.net
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 14, 21,23
  • Fees/Admission:
    CASTLE membership.  Phone 507-354-3212 to join.  $100 annual membership
May 14 Chamber Exec. Mtg.
Chamber Exec. Committee
  • Date:
    May 14, 2018
  • Time:
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:
    Chamber Board room
  • Contact:
    507-233-4300
  • Date/Time Details:
    3rd Wednesday each month
May 14 Drop-in Irish Dance
Learn the art of Irish dancing at this drop-in class. Bring the kids and make a family night of it! No preregistration required.
  • Date:
    May 14, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Website:
    https://www.thegrandnewulm.com/register/irish-dance
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture, 210 N Minnesota St, New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    $10/lesson, $30/family
May 14 New Ulm American Legion Post 132 Auxiliary monthly meeting
Auxiliary meeting occurs the second Monday of each month from September through June.
  • Date:
    May 14, 2018
  • Time:
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Location:
    American Legion Club Rooms 13 South Minnesota St. New Ulm, MN
  • Contact:
    Connie Thompson 507-354-8160
  • EMail:
    conjert@newulmtel.net
  • Date/Time Details:
    Monthly at 7 PM
  • Fees/Admission:
    Annual membership dues of $25.00
May 15 Ladies Only - Treat Yourself Tuesdays
It's time to treat yourself at the Senior Center! Ladies Only! The sessions are on the third Tuesday of every month, by appointment only. Choose from a 15 minute Massage by Nancy's Hans-on Therapeutic Massage or a 15 minute Reflexology Session by Carol Abbas. Reserve your appointment today!
  • Date:
    May 15, 2018
  • Location:
    Community Center
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • EMail:
    newulmseniors.org
  • Date/Time Details:
    Mornings, on the third Tuesday of the month. Appointments required.
  • Fees/Admission:
    $15.00 for either session
May 15 The Governor's Task Force on Housing
The Governor’s Housing Taskforce wants to hear from you! Please join us for first Regional Forum of the Governor's Task Force on Housing. The forum will be hosted at the Sleep Eye Event Center, in the evening. Exact time of event will be posted here when known. We hope you'll join us to learn about the work of the Task Force, share your ideas, and help craft housing strategies that will work for your region. To sign up for more information or for email updates, please use this contact form: https://mnhousingtaskforce.com/contact-us
  • Date:
    May 15, 2018
  • Time:
    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Website:
    https://mnhousingtaskforce.com/
  • Location:
    Sleepy Eye Event Center 110 12th Ave NE, Sleepy Eye, MN 56085, USA
  • Contact:
    The Governor’s Task Force on Housing 400 Wabasha Street, Suite 400 Saint Paul, MN 55102
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tuesday, May 15
  • Fees/Admission:
    There is no charge to attend.
May 15 The WELL Woman's Circle
Tuesday May 15th, 6:30-8pm

Air Studio at The WELL 
No cost, but a small donation to cover the cost of rent will be appreciated
Please RSVP


I have been feeling the pull to start a women's circle. Maybe you've been feeling this pull too and would like to start to create this space for our WELL women.
  • Date:
    May 15, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Location:
    The New Ulm WELLness Collective
    15 South Minnesota
  • EMail:
    yodelife.julie@gmail.com
May 16 Needlework Group
Join our self-directed open needlework group on the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Needleworkers of all varieties (quilting, embroidery, crochet, knitting, etc.), levels and abilities are welcome to join this age 16 and older group. Each needleworker should bring his/her own materials and ideas. People are welcome to come and go as they see fit. For more information, please contact the library at 507-359-8334.
  • Date:
    May 16, 2018
  • Time:
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us/index.asp?SEC=603C43CF-5690-4554-92D0-C4A2BD41B96E&DE=C18AF5B2-61C1-49B6
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library 17 N Broadway
  • Contact:
    April Ide 507-359-8334
  • EMail:
    aide@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesday, May 16 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free!
May 16 CVB Meeting
Convention & Visitors Bureau monthly meeting
  • Date:
    May 16, 2018
  • Time:
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Location:
     Chamber Board Room
  • Contact:
    233-4300
  • EMail:
    chamber@newulm.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    11:30 AM
  • Fees/Admission:
    Lunch on your own
May 17 Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
Monthly Board Meeting
  • Date:
    May 17, 2018
  • Time:
    7:15 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Location:
    Chamber Office - Board Room
  • Contact:
    233-4300
  • EMail:
    nuchamber@newulmtel.net
  • Date/Time Details:
    7:30 AM
May 17 Medicare Counseling
Information, counseling and one-to-one assistance for Social Security and Medicare beneficiaries, provided by Julie Van Name from the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging. No appointment is needed. Services are free at the Senior Center or in your home if mobility is a problem.
  • Date:
    May 17, 2018
  • Time:
    9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Location:
    Community Center
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • EMail:
    newulmseniors.org
  • Date/Time Details:
    Third Thursday of the month.
    9am
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 17 Woodwind Concert
A quartet from the Mankato Symphony Orchestra will be in the Children’s Room on May 17 at 10 a.m. This performance is designed for children but all ages are welcome.
  • Date:
    May 17, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Website:
    http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us/index.asp?SEC=603C43CF-5690-4554-92D0-C4A2BD41B96E&Type=B_EV
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library 17 North Broadway New Ulm
  • Contact:
    Contact Jan Keaveny at 507-359-8336 for more information.
  • EMail:
    jkeaveny@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, May 17/ 10A.M.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 17 "Fun with Aprons: A Tribute to Mothers" BCHS Lunch and a Bite Event

The Brown County Historical Society Museum continues its popular Lunch and a Bite speaker series with Fun with Aprons: A Tribute to Mothers
  • Date:
    May 17, 2018
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Brown County Historical Society Museum Annex
    2 N. Broadway St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-233-2616
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, May 17
    12-1pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    $10
May 17 HYPE Young Professionals Luncheon
Join area young professionals at a noon HYPE (Helping Young Professionals Evolve) luncheon. Each month features a speaker from a different local business or organization. 
  • Date:
    May 17, 2018
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.newulm.com/chamber-of-commerce/hype/
  • Location:
    New Ulm Country Club, 1 Golf Drive, New Ulm
  • Contact:
    (507) 233-4300
  • EMail:
    nuyoungprofessionals@gmail.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 17 Artist & Musician Meet-up
What do you want in an arts center? We want to know! We are looking for input from the artist community! Creatives or supporters of the arts of any kind or strongly encouraged to attend! Artists, musicians, writers, quilters, etc are welcome to this event as we look to make The Grand even better! Food and drink provided :)
  • Date:
    May 17, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Website:
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1833767093592763/
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture, 210 N Minnesota St, New Ulm, MN 56073
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free!
May 18 Poker Walk
Each Friday in May a route will be set up with 5 different businesses who will be handing out your poker hand one card at a time. By the end of the route, you will not only have a poker hand but a mile walk in! Routes can be found on the New Ulm Chamber Facebook page or the New Ulm Chamber office. Each week four winners will be entered into a grand prize drawing. The grand prize will be a 6-mo membership to a New Ulm fitness club of choice or equivalent value for a personal trainer of your choice. (Valued at $250)
  • Date:
    May 18, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm
  • Contact:
    888-356-7928
  • EMail:
    rachel.smith@ampf.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 18 Winedown for the Weekend at Morgan Creek Vineyards and Wine Cafe
Every Friday evening, May through October beginning May 11, 2018

Live Jazz & Classical keyboard performed by pianist Ben Marti

WINEDOWN FOR THE WEEKEND is held every Friday evening, May through October, by classical and Jazz pianist, Ben Marti. Enjoy live music in a beautiful vineyard setting and European style hospitality with Morgan Creek Vineyards wood fired oven baked artisan flatbreads, classic Neopolitan gourmet pizzette - prepared with locally grown products; Swiss raclette, and Minnesota hand crafted fine wine available by the bottle or by the glass.

Outdoor and indoor seating available. Reservations recommended-make yours online now!https://morgancreekvineyards.com/winedown
 
  • Date:
    May 18, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.morgancreekvineyards.com
  • Location:
    Morgan Creek Vineyards
    23707 478th Avenue
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    ph: (507) 947-3547
  • EMail:
    martimcv@aol.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 11, 2018
May 18 Dan "Daddy Squeeze" Newton & Elizabeth Rowan @ The Grand Kabaret!
  • Date:
    May 18, 2018
  • Time:
    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.thegrandnewulm.com
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
    210 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free and open to the public.
May 19 Citizens Race 2 Raise
Citizens Bank Minnesota is holding it's Race 2 Raise on May 19, 2018!
Join us for a fun 5K run/walk, with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society.
Medals will be awarded to the top 3 male & top 3 female finishers in age groups!
Course will use city streets, sidewalks and Bike Trail System
All participants will receive post-race refreshments and a t-shirt (if registered by May 4)
  • Date:
    May 19, 2018
  • Time:
    7:45 AM - 7:45 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.citizensmn.com/citizens-way/community events
  • Location:
    Event starts in Citizens Bank back parking lot.
    Course will use city streets, sidewalks and Bike Trail System
  • Contact:
    www.tempotickets.com/Raise2Raise2018
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 19, 2018
    7:45 am run/walk begins
  • Fees/Admission:
    Early registration fee: $27 for adults (18+), $20 for students (6-17) children 5 and under are free.
    Must register before May 4th to be guaranteed a t-shirt!
     
May 19 Children's Learn to Paint Class @ The Grand
Rhonda Johnson teaches this fun class for those in kindergarten and older. Your child will leave with their very own work of art! $25 Includes all materials. Call The Grand at 507-359-9222 to reserve a spot!
  • Date:
    May 19, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Website:
    https://www.thegrandnewulm.com/arts-education/
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
    210 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    $25
May 19 - May 20 Flat Track Races at Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club
Flat Track Races at Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club
Don't miss the all new super singles class brought to you by Starr Cycle
  • Date:
    May 19, 2018
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://flyingdutchmenmotorcycleclub.com
  • Location:
    Take Hwy 15 South of New Ulm, go east on Hwy 68 for 2 miles, then left on 110th Ave for 1/2 mile. watch for signs.
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 19 & 20 at Noon both days
  • Fees/Admission:
    $10
     Kids under 10 and adults over 65 are free
May 19 Funk Junction Sour Beer Fest at the Starkeller

Let's get funky! The First Annual Funk Junction Sour Beer Fest will take place at The Starkeller May 19th. Featuring over 20 breweries who are embracing their funky sides from Minnesota and across the country, this barrel-aged sour festival is one you won't want to miss. With groovy beats provided by DJ Mat, funkadelic cheeses, and food that will satisfy your soul, a day to remember is in store.

Breweries

The StarkellerForager Brewing Co.Bemidji BrewingFair State Brewing CooperativeFultonBent BrewstilleryWild Mind AlesIndeed Brewing Co.Funk Factory GeuzeriaBoulevard Brewing Co.Odd Breed Wild AlesNew Belgium Brewing Co.Sun King BrewingYazoo Brewing Co.Bell’s BreweryUpland Brewing Co.Solera BreweryFirestone Walker Brewing Co.Surly Brewing

Tickets include:

  • Beer
  • Glass
  • Meal
  • Cheese samples
  • Bottle of special edition Funk Junction Peach
  • Live music from DJ Mat

We're dropping a huge disco ball in the center of the facility, playing some sweet tunes, and filling our bellies full of beer, barbecue, and funky cheeses; we've got the funk covered. All you need to bring is yourself (and a sober ride home)!

  • Date:
    May 19, 2018
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:
    The Starkeller
    2215 N. Garden St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-359-7827
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, May 19
    1-5pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    Tickets $80
    Designated Driver Tickets $50 (limited number)
May 19 Morgan Creek Vineyards Spring Bacchus Festival

KICK BACK - This year, Morgan Creek Vineyards will be celebrating their 20th Annual Bacchus Festival. This festival is an outdoor celebration observing return of the growing season and honors the grape growers of Morgan Creek wines. This festival starts the winery season of events with the release of their Spring wine.  

GOURMET APPETIZERS - European style hospitality can be enjoyed with Morgan Creek Vineyards wood fired oven baked artisan flatbreads, classic Neopolitan gourmet pizzette; and Swiss raclette, with Minnesota hand crafted fine wine available by the bottle or by the glass.

LIVE MUSIC - Enjoy the eclectic afternoon music (1 - 4pm ) of String Theory as you enjoy your stay in a beautiful vineyard setting.

JAZZ NITE! - Stay for the evening and the live cool jazz of the Jim McGuire Jazz Trio. Enjoy an evening of gourmet wine appetizers, wine by the bottle or glass and an evening of the best jazz musicians performing in Southern Minnesota. 

Reservations recommended. https://morgancreekvineyards.com/extra-reservations-page

  • Date:
    May 19, 2018
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.morgancreekvineyards.com
  • Location:
    Morgan Creek Vineyards is located between Mankato and New Ulm off of Highway 68. Turn at Junction 47, drive 2 miles to 101 South (15 miles west of Mankato, 9 miles east of New Ulm).
  • Contact:
    (507)947-3547
  • EMail:
    martimcv@aol.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Winery hours 11 am-9 pm
May 19 Cork and Canvas @ The Grand
Get a group together and enjoy sipping wine while creating your own piece of art! Class is from 4-6 PM, Cost is $45 and includes canvas, paint, all materials and wine! Call 507-359-9222 to reserve a spot!
  • Date:
    May 19, 2018
  • Time:
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Website:
    https://www.thegrandnewulm.com/arts-education/
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
    210 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    December 16, 2017: 4-6pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    $45
May 19 GBHS Spring General Meeting
German-Bohemian spring membership meeting
Social at 5
Dinner at 6
Program at 7
  • Date:
    May 19, 2018
  • Time:
    5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Location:
    Turner Hall lower level
  • EMail:
    germanbohemianheritagesociety@gmail.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    $20, must be paid in advance
    Send check to GBHS, PO Box 822, New Ulm, by May 10
May 19 Adrian Barnett & The Questet @ The Grand Kabaret!
  • Date:
    May 19, 2018
  • Time:
    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.thegrandnewulm.com
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
    210 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free and open to the public.
May 20 MN Riverboats
West Newton, the village where Alexander Harkin started his general store in the 1870's will be having a Sunday afternoon program from 1 to 4 pm about riverboats that went up and down the Minnesota River.  There will be displays and information of the boats. The riverboat, West Newton, was one of the first boats up the river bringing supplies, setters.  Many boats took grain back to St Paul and also brought setters and supplies.  The West Newton area was a very busy until the boats stopped.  Come find out WHY!!
The Harkin Store is located at 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, MN 56073. Admission to the program is included with your site admission of $6 adults, $5 seniors, college students, and veterans & active military, $4 children ages 5-17 and Free for children age 4 and under and Nicollet County and Minnesota Historical Society members. Questions? Contact the Harkin Store at 507-354-8666 or visit nchsmn.org
  • Date:
    May 20, 2018
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:
    Harkin Store
May 20 Prenatal & Mindful Mamas Yoga
Yoga for women at any part of their journey of motherhood. This class is designed to support, nuture, and challenge the femnine body and spirit. Every Woman is welcome!
  • Date:
    May 20, 2018
  • Time:
    6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Location:
    The New Ulm WELLness Collective
  • Contact:
    Kinzie Eckstein
  • EMail:
    healing.routines@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Sundays 6:15pm-7:30pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    $15 drop-in; $72 for 6 classes.
May 21 Stroke Awareness Month!
"Lonesome Ron" volunteers to perform at New Ulm Pizza Ranch to help support MN Brain Injury Force's stroke survivors! New Ulm Pizza Ranch donates a portion of their sales + tips to help fund programs for survivors! May is National Stroke Awareness Month!
  • Date:
    May 21, 2018
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.MNBIF.org
  • Location:
    New Ulm Pizza Ranch
  • Contact:
    www.MNBIF.org 507-228-8161
  • EMail:
    minnesotabif@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Monday, May 21 ( 5 - 8 pm)
  • Fees/Admission:
    No fee
May 21 NUBRA Steering
NUBRA Steering Committee
  • Date:
    May 21, 2018
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Chamber Board Room
  • Contact:
    (507) 233-4300
  • Date/Time Details:
    November 24
    Noon
May 21 CASTLE Prairie Series
with Megan Benage
Regional Ecologist, Division
of Ecological and Water
Resources, May 14, 21 and 23, at
the DNR Headquarters, 21371
Hwy 15 just south of New Ulm,
with a field trip to the Pollinator
Park on N. Broadway on May 21
and a carpooling trip on Hwy 68
to Minneopa State Park on May
23rd. Megan will describe four
major pollinator groups: bees
and wasps, butterflies and moths,
beetles and even flies benefitting
from the Pollinator Park. We
will learn how local ecosystems
are impacted by everyday
decisions. Dress for weather
and have good walking shoes,
rain or shine.
  • Date:
    May 21, 2018
  • Time:
    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://newulmseniors.org/castle.html
  • Location:
    DNR Headquarters, New Ulm
  • EMail:
    castnu@newulmtel.net
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 14, 21,23
  • Fees/Admission:
    CASTLE membership.  Phone 507-354-3212 to join.  $100 annual membership
May 21 Drop-in Irish Dance
Learn the art of Irish dancing at this drop-in class. Bring the kids and make a family night of it! No preregistration required.
  • Date:
    May 21, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Website:
    https://www.thegrandnewulm.com/register/irish-dance
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture, 210 N Minnesota St, New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    $10/lesson, $30/family
May 22 Greeting Card Recycling at the Community Center
Volunteers meet every Tuesday at 8:30am. New crafters are always welcome! Donated greeting cards are sorted, trimmed, matched with a new cover, glued, stamped and sold. A large gray drop box for used greeting cards is outside the German St. entrance. Finished cards can be purchased for $.50 every weekday morning.
  • Date:
    May 22, 2018
  • Time:
    8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Location:
    Community Center
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tuesdays
    8:30am
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 22 Mystery Author Christine Husom
Author Christine Husom will discuss her mystery books at New Ulm Public Library on Tuesday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m. Husom is the best-selling author of the Snow Globe Shop Mysteries and the Winnebago County Mysteries. She has stories in six anthologies and co-edited A Festival of Crime for Nodin Press. Husom holds a law enforcement certificate from Metropolitan State University, trained with the St. Paul Police Department, and served in the Wright County Sheriff’s Department. Call 507-359-8334 for more information about this free program.
  • Date:
    May 22, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.newulmlibrary.org
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library 17 N Broadway
  • Contact:
    April Ide 507-359-8334
  • EMail:
    aide@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tuesday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free!
May 23 Driver Safety Course
ISD 88 Community Education and CAST sponsors this refresher Safe Driving course, offered on a monthly basis. Fee includes facility host fee and the materials charge from AARP. The four-hour sessions will be on the fourth Wednesday morning each month. Call the office at 507-354-3212 to register.
  • Date:
    May 23, 2018
  • Location:
    Community Center
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • Date/Time Details:
    Fourth Wednesday of the month.
    8:15am-12:15pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    $22
May 23 Town Hall Meeting
State Senator Gary Dahms (R – Redwood Falls) and State Representative Paul Torkelson (R – Hanska) invite District 16B residents to attend their joint town hall meetings on Wednesday, May 23, 2018
  • Date:
    May 23, 2018
  • Time:
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library
    17 N Broadway
  • Contact:
    Wendy Haavisto, 651-296-3218
  • EMail:
    wendy.haavisto@senate.mn
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesday, May 23
    9:00 AM
May 23 Willkommen Committee Meeting
Monthly Willkommen Meeting
  • Date:
    May 23, 2018
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Plaza Garibaldi
  • Contact:
    233-4300
  • EMail:
    chamber@newulm.com
May 23 Scrabble at the Community Center
Players meet every Wednesday afternoon in Room 111 at the Community Center. They have a fantastic afternoon of fun.
  • Date:
    May 23, 2018
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Community Center
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays
    1pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 23 Bingo at the Community Center
Come play Bingo at the Community Center. Cards are $1.00 each and cash prizes are awarded. Join your friends for an afternoon of fun and enjoy a cup of coffee while you play.
  • Date:
    May 23, 2018
  • Time:
    1:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Location:
    Community Center
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays
    1:30pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    $1.00 per card.
May 23 Jesse Dietschi Bass Performance
Join us for a concert featuring guest string bass soloist Jesse Dietschi, faculty member at the Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute, St. Andrew’s College, and the Oakville Suzuki Association. Mr. Dietschi is a versatile musician and composer equally experienced in jazz, classical, and popular music. He has performed, recorded, and toured with a range of artists and productions, including CBC’s Sounds of the Season, NBC’s hit show Hannibal, the Luminato Festival, The Headstones, Metric, Jamie Parker, Robi Botos, Ken Lavigne, Kindred Spirits Orchestra, and Tunnel Six. $5 CONCERT ADMISSION Children 10 & Under FREE Wednesday, May 23 | 6:30 pm United Church of Christ 301 S Minnesota Street New Ulm, Minnesota
  • Date:
    May 23, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
May 24 Nail Art Class
New Ulm Public Library will offer a nail art class led by library staff member and avid nail artist Leah Bode on Thursday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m. Attendees will learn nail art basics and have the chance to create spring-themed nail art. All supplies will be provided for this free class, which is open to those aged 10 and older; attendees younger than 16 must attend with a parent or guardian. Registration is required; visit the Library Events Registration page to register.
  • Date:
    May 24, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.newulmlibrary.org
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library 17 N Broadway
  • Contact:
    April Ide 507-359-8334
  • EMail:
    aide@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free!
May 25 Social Media Breakfast
Social Media Breakfast - FREE Admission!  Visit http://smbnewulm.com/ for session topics and to RSVP.
  • Date:
    May 25, 2018
  • Time:
    7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Website:
    http://smbnewulm.com/
  • Location:
    Best Western Plus
  • Contact:
    507-233-4300
  • EMail:
    chamber@newulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    FREE - RSVP Please!
May 25 Poker Walk
Each Friday in May a route will be set up with 5 different businesses who will be handing out your poker hand one card at a time. By the end of the route, you will not only have a poker hand but a mile walk in! Routes can be found on the New Ulm Chamber Facebook page or the New Ulm Chamber office. Each week four winners will be entered into a grand prize drawing. The grand prize will be a 6-mo membership to a New Ulm fitness club of choice or equivalent value for a personal trainer of your choice. (Valued at $250)
  • Date:
    May 25, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm
  • Contact:
    888-356-7928
  • EMail:
    rachel.smith@ampf.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 25 Winedown for the Weekend at Morgan Creek Vineyards and Wine Cafe
Every Friday evening, May through October beginning May 11, 2018

Live Jazz & Classical keyboard performed by pianist Ben Marti

WINEDOWN FOR THE WEEKEND is held every Friday evening, May through October, by classical and Jazz pianist, Ben Marti. Enjoy live music in a beautiful vineyard setting and European style hospitality with Morgan Creek Vineyards wood fired oven baked artisan flatbreads, classic Neopolitan gourmet pizzette - prepared with locally grown products; Swiss raclette, and Minnesota hand crafted fine wine available by the bottle or by the glass.

Outdoor and indoor seating available. Reservations recommended-make yours online now!https://morgancreekvineyards.com/winedown
 
  • Date:
    May 25, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.morgancreekvineyards.com
  • Location:
    Morgan Creek Vineyards
    23707 478th Avenue
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    ph: (507) 947-3547
  • EMail:
    martimcv@aol.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 11, 2018
May 25 Open Mic Night @ The Grand Kabaret!
Join us for a monthly Open Mic Night hosted by Dave "Ocho" O'Connell. Whether you are an open mic regular, performing for the first time, or eager to enjoy a selection of local performers, there's something for everyone!
  • Date:
    May 25, 2018
  • Time:
    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.thegrandnewulm.com
  • Location:
    The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
    210 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free and open to the public.
May 26 Free Community Breakfast
Free Community Breakfast, Saturday, May 26 at First United Methodist Church on the corner of Center and Broadway in New Ulm. Come from 8:00-10:00 a.m. for pancakes, eggs, sausage, and coffee. Bring family, friends and the grandkids. All are welcome!
  • Date:
    May 26, 2018
  • Time:
    8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Website:
    http://firstumcnewulm.org
  • Location:
    First United Methodist Church
  • Contact:
    Laura Sievert
  • EMail:
    sievfam@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    5/26/18 8-10am
  • Fees/Admission:
    free
May 26 Masa Ishikawa Trio @ The Grand Kabaret!
Actively performing at local jazz venues with several of his own groups, Masa Ishikawa has been performing at jazz festivals and concerts in Italy, China and the United States. Masa's original compositions illustrate his interests and influences on various musical styles ranging from Swing, Afro-Cuban, Funk, Hip-Hop to traditional Japanese music. The trio features Masa Ishikawa on piano, Rick Orpen on bass and Robert Shoemaker on drums. 
  • Date:
    May 26, 2018
  • Time:
    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
May 27 Schell's Biergarten Open
Schell's Biergarten is open today!
Enjoy music by the Biergarten Boys!
  • Date:
    May 27, 2018
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Location:
    Schell's Brewery
    1860 Schell Road
    New Ulm
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 27
    12 - 4:30 pm
May 27 Music with Bill Cagley
Musician, Bill Cagley, who plays "music for all ages" will be performing at the Harkin Store on May 27 from 1 to 4 pm.  Bill sings and plays guitar, mandolin, banjo and harmonica. He has performed many years at the Harkin Store and at many other historical sites.  He will also have his daughter, Sarah, join him in singing and will also be doing Appalachian clogging.  Come and listen to this great program on our porch or bring along a blanket or a lawn chair.
 
The admission to the program is included with the admission to the store.  The gift shop is also open the same hours as the store and has many unique and hand crafted items, books toys, and 10 cent candy.  The store is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 to 4 pm.  We are also open on Monday, May 28.  Please note that the store hours and days have been changed.
 
We are also in road construction on Nicollet County Road 21 so follow the detour signs or call the store when open for directions at 1-507-354-8666.  The store is located nine miles northwest of New Ulm on Nicollet County Road 21, or the bottom road, or nine miles east of Fort Ridgley.  Nicollet County Historical Society operates the store.
Admission to the program is included with your site admission of $6 adults, $5 seniors, college students, and veterans & active military, $4 children ages 5-17 and Free for children age 4 and under and Nicollet County and Minnesota Historical Society members.
The Harkin Store is located at 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, MN 56073. Questions? Contact the Harkin Store at 507-354-8666 or visit nchsmn.org
  • Date:
    May 27, 2018
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:
    66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Date/Time Details:
    Sunday, May 27, 1:00-4:00 PM
May 27 Prenatal & Mindful Mamas Yoga
Yoga for women at any part of their journey of motherhood. This class is designed to support, nuture, and challenge the femnine body and spirit. Every Woman is welcome!
  • Date:
    May 27, 2018
  • Time:
    6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Location:
    The New Ulm WELLness Collective
  • Contact:
    Kinzie Eckstein
  • EMail:
    healing.routines@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Sundays 6:15pm-7:30pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    $15 drop-in; $72 for 6 classes.
May 28 Memorial Day Observance
Parade -  9 am sharp! 
Observance at Cemetery - 10 am

Master of Ceremonies for Observance at the Cemetery is Ramona Widmer.

Municipal Band, directed by Don Jirak and the Concord Singers, under the direction of Pat Sonneck, including the Service Songs

Gettysberg Address:  Jacob Todd, an Honor Graduate of New Ulm High School
Memorial Address:  Nathan Hauser, recent graduate from Cathedral High 
School.
Musical SelectionsMuncipal Band (2 selections) and the Concord Singers.
Traditional Salute by New Ulm Comrades of Valor Honor Guard.
Salute by New Ulm Battery, directed by Capt. Ryan Kelly
Taps:  Sam Arsers
Doves released by Roger Besemer
​National Anthem:  Municipal Band, Concord Singers and the audience.  
Retirement of Colors by the Veterans Color Guard.

Sponsored by the Joint Veterans Council:  Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 15 and Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1648, American Legion Post 132 and Auxiliary, and Sons of American Legion and the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Prairieland Defenders Chapter 807.
Avenue of Flags will be displayed (weather permitting).  Flags will be set up at noon on Saturday, May 26 and take down is Tuesday, May 29 at 9 am.

Bronze Flag Staffs and Flags will be placed in the Veterans Section of City Cemetery on Thursday, May 24 at 9 am.  Someone will be at the cemetery to assist with flags and staffs as follows:
May 26 - 10 am - 2 pm
May 27  -- 10 am - 12 pm
May 28, following programs until noon.


 
  • Date:
    May 28, 2018
  • Time:
    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Location:
    Parade proceeds north from St. Mary's Church on Fifth South and Minnesota St  to Fifth North and Minnesota Street


     
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 28   9 am SHARP!     (Parade)
                  10 am Observance at Cementery
     
May 28 Chair Workout at the Community Center
Instructor Julie Van Name shares her skills with these exercises and helps everyone enjoy an easy, low-impact workout during this twice-a-week class. Everyone is welcome.
  • Date:
    May 28, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Location:
    Community Center
    Room 112
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • Date/Time Details:
    Mondays and Thursdays at 10am
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 28 CASTLE Prairie Series
with Megan Benage
Regional Ecologist, Division
of Ecological and Water
Resources, May 14, 21 and 23, at
the DNR Headquarters, 21371
Hwy 15 just south of New Ulm,
with a field trip to the Pollinator
Park on N. Broadway on May 21
and a carpooling trip on Hwy 68
to Minneopa State Park on May
23rd. Megan will describe four
major pollinator groups: bees
and wasps, butterflies and moths,
beetles and even flies benefitting
from the Pollinator Park. We
will learn how local ecosystems
are impacted by everyday
decisions. Dress for weather
and have good walking shoes,
rain or shine.
  • Date:
    May 28, 2018
  • Time:
    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://newulmseniors.org/castle.html
  • Location:
    DNR Headquarters, New Ulm
  • EMail:
    castnu@newulmtel.net
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 14, 21,23
  • Fees/Admission:
    CASTLE membership.  Phone 507-354-3212 to join.  $100 annual membership
May 29 Greeting Card Recycling at the Community Center
Volunteers meet every Tuesday at 8:30am. New crafters are always welcome! Donated greeting cards are sorted, trimmed, matched with a new cover, glued, stamped and sold. A large gray drop box for used greeting cards is outside the German St. entrance. Finished cards can be purchased for $.50 every weekday morning.
  • Date:
    May 29, 2018
  • Time:
    8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Location:
    Community Center
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tuesdays
    8:30am
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 29 Global Hot Spots with Dr. Peter Mansoor
Retired U.S. Army Colonel and New Ulm native Dr. Peter Mansoor will discuss current “Global Hot Spots,” including Syria, North Korea, Iran, and Russia, on Tuesday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. Dr. Mansoor is the General Raymond E. Mason Jr. Chair of Military History at Ohio State University and a CNN military analyst. His 26-year career in the U.S. Army culminated in his service in Iraq as the executive officer to General David Petraeus, the Commanding General of Multi-National Force-Iraq, during the period of the surge in 2007-08. This program is free and open to the public. Call 507-359-8334 for more information.
  • Date:
    May 29, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.newulmlibrary.org
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library 17 N Broadway
  • Contact:
    April Ide 507-359-8334
  • EMail:
    aide@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tuesday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free!
May 30 Scrabble at the Community Center
Players meet every Wednesday afternoon in Room 111 at the Community Center. They have a fantastic afternoon of fun.
  • Date:
    May 30, 2018
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Community Center
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays
    1pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 30 - May 31 Red Cross Blood Mobile
Red Cross Blood Mobile
 
  • Date:
    May 30, 2018
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location:
    Vogel Arena
     
  • Contact:
    Ellen Friedrich, 507-354-8356
  • Date/Time Details:
    May 30 & 31     1 - 7 pm     
    June 1     8:30 am - 1:30 pm
May 30 Bingo at the Community Center
Come play Bingo at the Community Center. Cards are $1.00 each and cash prizes are awarded. Join your friends for an afternoon of fun and enjoy a cup of coffee while you play.
  • Date:
    May 30, 2018
  • Time:
    1:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Location:
    Community Center
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays
    1:30pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    $1.00 per card.
May 30 Free Community Dinner
United Church of Christ will be hosting a free Community Dinner. A variety of dishes will be served. All are welcome.
  • Date:
    May 30, 2018
  • Time:
    5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Location:
    United Church of Christ
    301 S. Minnesota St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesday, May 30
    5:30-6:30pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 31 Chair Workout at the Community Center
Instructor Julie Van Name shares her skills with these exercises and helps everyone enjoy an easy, low-impact workout during this twice-a-week class. Everyone is welcome.
  • Date:
    May 31, 2018
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Location:
    Community Center
    Room 112
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • Date/Time Details:
    Mondays and Thursdays at 10am
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
May 31 New Release Movie
The New Ulm Public Library will show a newly released DVD on Thursday, May 31 at 6 p.m. This Marvel Studios movie is rated PG-13 and runs 134 minutes. Popcorn and drinks will be served at this free event, which is sponsored by the Optimist Club of New Ulm. For more information, call the library at 507-359-8334.
  • Date:
    May 31, 2018
  • Time:
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.newulmlibrary.org
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library 17 N Broadway
  • Contact:
    April Ide 507-359-8334
  • EMail:
    aide@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, May 31 at 6 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free!