Events for October 2017

New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce
Oct 1 Wind Symphony Concert
Please join the Martin Luther College Wind Symphony for their season opener entitled "Stage and Screen: Forum and FUNction" on Sunday, October 1, at 3:00 pm in the Wittenberg Collegiate Center Auditorium. This concert will teach the history and development of the Wind Symphony through music of the stage and screen. The Wind Symphony is an ensemble of approximately 65 musicians from a variety of majors on campus. Please join us for an afternoon of wonderful wind band music. The concert is free and open to the public. 
  • Date:
    October 1, 2017
  • EMail:
    mlcinfo@mlc-wels.edu
Oct 1 New Ulm Area Wedding Show
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New Ulm Area Wedding Show        

Visit www.newulmweddings.com for details!
  • Date:
    October 1, 2017
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.newulmweddings.com
  • Location:
    New Ulm Civic Center
  • Contact:
    507-233-4300
  • EMail:
    chamber@newulm.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 1
Oct 1 Sheep, Wool and Quilts

 

Alexander Harkin first came to West Newton to raise sheep and produce wool, and visitors can spend an afternoon learning about the wool industry. The store will have displays of wool, a spinning wheel, carders, wool items and quilts, both old and new. Plus, meet with Donna Dose who will show her sock machine and woolen items made from the fur of her angora rabbits.

  • Date:
    October 1, 2017
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://sites.mnhs.org/historic-sites/harkin-store
  • Location:
    66250 County Road 21
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-8666 or 507-934-2160
  • EMail:
    harkinstore@mnhs.org
  • Date/Time Details:
                           Sun., Oct 1, 2017, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm                     
  • Fees/Admission:
    Included with site admission of $6 adults, $5 seniors and college students, $4 veterans/active military and ages 5-17, free ages 4 and under and MNHS members
Oct 1 Martin Luther College Wind Symphony Concert
Please join the Martin Luther College Wind Symphony for their season opener entitled “Stage and Screen: Form and FUNction” on Sunday, October 1, at 3:00 pm in the Wittenberg Collegiate Center Auditorium. This concert will teach the history and development of the Wind Symphony through music of the stage and screen. The Wind Symphony is an ensemble of approximately 65 musicians from a variety of majors on campus. Please join us for an afternoon of wonderful wind band music. The concert is free and open to the public.
  • Date:
    October 1, 2017
  • Time:
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://mlc-wels.edu
  • Location:
    Martin Luther College Auditorium
  • Contact:
    Phone 507-3548221 for more information
  • EMail:
    mlcinfo@mlc-wels.edu
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 1, 2017 3:00 pm 
  • Fees/Admission:
    Admission is free!
Oct 1 Pumpkinfest
Pumpkinfest            
  • Date:
    October 1, 2017
  • Time:
    11:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location:
    St. George
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 1
Oct 2 Open House! MN Historical Society's Grants Office Event at the Museum
You are invited to attend the MNHS Grants Office Open House!
 
  • Date:
    October 2, 2017
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:
    Brown County Historical Society Museum Annex
    2 N. Broadway St.
    ​New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    651-259-3497 or 507-233-2616
  • Date/Time Details:
    Monday, October 2
    10am-12pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 2 CAST Book Club
Book Club
 

Join the CAST Book Club at the Center on the first Monday of each month at 10:30 a.m. GIve the office a call and we'll put you in touch with the group. The books are provided by the LIbrary each month.

  • Date:
    October 2, 2017
  • 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:
    First Monday of the month.
    10:30-11:30am
  • Fees/Admission:
    FREE
Oct 2 No School Movie Show
The library will be showing movies on the days that NUPS has teacher workshops. The first one is Monday, October 2. Come and watch the Lego Batman Movie and enjoy a bag of popcorn!
  • Date:
    October 2, 2017
  • Time:
    1:30 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us/index.asp?SEC=EB3EA159-4243-45B7-B2BC-3ABD0151D402&Type=B_BASIC
  • Location:
    Meeting Room of the Public Library 17 North Broadway
  • Contact:
    Jan Keaveny , Youth Services Librarian
  • EMail:
    jkeaveny@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Monday, October 2 @ 1:30 pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    No cost.
Oct 2 Sister Cities Commission Meeting
New Ulm Sister Cities Commission
  • Date:
    October 2, 2017
  • 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
Oct 3 Coffee Talk at Ameriprise
We supply the coffee and rolls; you supply the conversation. This is structured for open dialog and is open to the community as well as clients.
  • Date:
    October 3, 2017
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
  • Location:
    Ameriprise Conference Room - 510 2nd Street North, New Ulm, MN
  • Contact:
    Crystal Altmann
  • EMail:
    crystal.altmann@ampf.com
Oct 3 Citizens Bank Minnesota's Free Business Seminar!
Citizens Bank Minnesota is excited to present the FREE business seminar: Crossing The Generational Divide At Work - Unlocking the Power of Generations to Grow Your Business. For the first time ever, there are five generations in the workforce & the marketplace. Learn how to cross the generational divide. Guest Speaker - Matt Beaudreau, is a certified keynote speaker at The Center for Generational Kinetics. He has spoken to over 20,000 people across the United States and Mexico. Matt's personal experiences employing multiple generations, serving as a school administrator, and being an entrepreneur make him a powerful and action-driving speaker on solving generational challenges with employees and customers. Learn more about Matt here: http://genhq.com/generations-keynote-speaker/matt-beaudreau/
  • Date:
    October 3, 2017
  • Time:
    3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.citizensmn.bank
  • Location:
    New Ulm Event Center
    301 20th Street South, New Ulm
  • Contact:
    RSVP by September 25th to Brooke Willemsen at bwillemsen@citizensmn.com or call her at 507-354-3165
  • EMail:
    bwillemsen@citizensmn.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Registration: 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Speaker Matt Beadreau: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Networking Happy Hour: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    FREE
Oct 4 Stepping On Falls Prevention Program
The Stepping On Program offers adults information, strategies and exercises to reduce falls and increase self-confidence in situations where they are at risk of falling.
  • Date:
    October 4, 2017
  • Time:
    9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Website:
    http://wellness.allinahealth.org/events/55565
  • Location:
    New Ulm Community Center
  • Contact:
    Registrations required. To register or for more information on this program please contact New Ulm Medical Center at 507-217-5173 and ask for Mary or Tracy.
  • EMail:
    jennifer.maurer@allina.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays, September 13 - October 25, 2017 9:30-11:30am
  • Fees/Admission:
    Class fee is $10 per person.
Oct 4 Lunch & Learn Workshop
Bring a box lunch or snack and spend your lunch hour learning. This week's topic will be, "Taking Control of Workplace Retirement Benefits."
  • Date:
    October 4, 2017
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Location:
    Vogel Fieldhouse - Herbeck Room 3 - 122 South Garden Street, New Ulm, MN
  • Contact:
    Crystal Altmann
  • EMail:
    crystal.altmann@ampf.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    This is a free event. Please bring your own lunch or snack.
Oct 4 Diocese of New Ulm High School Band Festival
Please join us for the Diocese of New Ulm High School Band Festival. Bands from New Ulm Cathedral High School, Sleepy Eye St. Mary's High School, and Winsted Holy Trinity will perform under the direction of guest conductor Dr. Heidi Miller. This performance is open to the general public.
  • Date:
    October 4, 2017
  • Time:
    2:40 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.sesmschool.com/
  • Location:
    St. Mary's Catholic School Auditorium, Sleepy Eye
  • Contact:
    Rachel Moldan
  • EMail:
    rmoldan@sesmschool.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesday, October 4, 2017
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free to the general public
Oct 4 New Ulm American Legion Post 132 Auxiliary Card Party
Door prizes Lunch $3.00
  • Date:
    October 4, 2017
  • Time:
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm American Legion 13 South Minnesota St. New Ulm, MN
  • Contact:
    Connie Thompson
  • EMail:
    conjert@newulmtel.net
  • Date/Time Details:
    10/04/2017
  • Fees/Admission:
    $3.00
Oct 5 Tour of Manufacturing
New Ulm Tours of Manufacturing
 
Did you know that many manufacturing programs in Minnesota colleges have nearly 100% job placement right now? That’s because modern American manufacturing jobs are so high-tech and innovative that companies are having trouble finding enough qualified employees. Mark your calendars to learn more about what advanced manufacturing is all about through public tours of four New Ulm manufacturers on Oct 5 and Oct 7 during Minnesota Manufacturers Week. Tours will be offered at Parker Hannifin, United Commercial Upholstery, New Ulm Precision Tool, and Elkay Wood Products.
 
Tours at Parker Hannifin (2101 N Broadway) and United Commercial Upholstery (2009 N Broadway) will take place from 9am-3pm on Thursday, October 5th.  Tours at New Ulm Precision Tool (2217 S Broadway) will take place from 10am-7pm on Thursday, October 5th.  Tours at Elkay Wood Products (15 Somsen Street) will take place from 9am-1pm on Saturday, October 7th.
 
These tours coincide with Minnesota Manufacturer’s Week, and are in conjunction with the 2017 Statewide Tour of Manufacturing, which is taking place from October 1-7th.  More information on the statewide tours are available at www.tourofmanufacturingmn.com.  New Ulm tours, which are a part of the Tours of Manufacturing of South Central Minnesota, are coordinated by the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce.
 
The public and the community are encouraged to attend these tours.  No RSVP is necessary.  For more information, contact the New Ulm Area Chamber at 507-233-4300, chamber@newulm.com, or see www.newulm.com
  • Date:
    October 5, 2017
  • Time:
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Contact:
    507-233-4300
  • EMail:
    chamber@newulm.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tours at Parker Hannifin (2101 N Broadway) and United Commercial Upholstery (2009 N Broadway) will take place from 9am-3pm on Thursday, October 5th.  Tours at New Ulm Precision Tool (2217 S Broadway) will take place from 10am-7pm on Thursday, October 5th.  Tours at Elkay Wood Products (15 Somsen Street) will take place from 9am-1pm on Saturday, October 7th.
  • Fees/Admission:
    FREE
Oct 6 - Oct 27 Todd Jacobs Photography Art Exhibit
Todd Jacobs exhibits his photography at the Grand Center for Arts & Culture in the 4 Pillars Gallery!
  • Date:
    October 6, 2017
  • Website:
    http://thegrandnewulm.com
  • Location:
    The 4 Pillars Gallery - 210 N Minnesota St
  • Contact:
    507-359-9222
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Opening Reception: Oct. 6, 7:00 - 9:00pm Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 6 - Oct 8 Homecoming Weekend
MLC invites alumni, parents, and friends for an exciting Homecoming Weekend October 6-8, 2017. Highlights include the annual talent show, Knights football, the Sprinter Campus Fun Run, a Family Fun Zone, an alumni Social Mixer, and Sunday morning worship in Chapel of the Christ. Visit the MLC website for more details.
https://mlc-wels.edu/events/homecoming
  • Date:
    October 6, 2017
  • EMail:
    mlcinfo@mlc-wels.edu
Oct 6 - Oct 7 Oktoberfest Weekend 1
Visit www.newulm.com/oktoberfest for schedule and details!
  • Date:
    October 6, 2017
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Oct 6 Floating Pumpkin Patch
New Ulm Park & Rec. is putting a fun spin on the traditional pumpkin search by creating a patch in the pool for you to hunt for your perfect pumpkin in the pool, then deck it out at our decorating station with all sorts of fun items! Plus, the pool will be open for pumpkin-splashing fun! This is a family event, suitable for participants of all ages! Bring a friend! (Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water) Friday, October 6 5:00-8:30 p.m. Recreation Center Pool Fee: $5.00 Rec. Center Members / $7.00 Non-Members (Memberships do not apply for this special event, and fee includes one pumpkin per child)
  • Date:
    October 6, 2017
  • Time:
    5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us
  • Location:
    Recreation Center Pool (122 S. Garden St)
  • Contact:
    Joey Schugel - Recreation Program Supervisor
  • EMail:
    joseph.schugel@ci.new-ulm.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Friday, October 6 (5-8:30pm)
  • Fees/Admission:
    Fee: $5.00 Rec. Center Members / $7.00 Non-Members (Memberships do not apply for this special event, and fee includes one pumpkin per child)
Oct 6 Live Music at The Pantry
Join us at The Pantry every Friday for live music from 7-10pm!  Check the website for live music schedule: http://www.pepperboyfoods.com/ 

Happy Hour (1/2 price bottles of wine) every Fri & Sat from 5-7.
  • Date:
    October 6, 2017
  • Time:
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.pepperboyfoods.com/
  • Location:
    The Pantry
    209 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN    
  • Contact:
    (507) 354-5552
  • EMail:
    pepperboyfoods@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Friday evenings
     
Oct 6 Pushing Chain @ The Grand Kabaret!
  • Date:
    October 6, 2017
  • Time:
    8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Location:
    The Grand Kabaret - 210 N Minnesota St
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 7 Tour of Manufacturing
New Ulm Tours of Manufacturing
 
Did you know that many manufacturing programs in Minnesota colleges have nearly 100% job placement right now? That’s because modern American manufacturing jobs are so high-tech and innovative that companies are having trouble finding enough qualified employees. Mark your calendars to learn more about what advanced manufacturing is all about through public tours of four New Ulm manufacturers on Oct 5 and Oct 7 during Minnesota Manufacturers Week. Tours will be offered at Parker Hannifin, United Commercial Upholstery, New Ulm Precision Tool, and Elkay Wood Products.
 
Tours at Parker Hannifin (2101 N Broadway) and United Commercial Upholstery (2009 N Broadway) will take place from 9am-3pm on Thursday, October 5th.  Tours at New Ulm Precision Tool (2217 S Broadway) will take place from 10am-7pm on Thursday, October 5th.  Tours at Elkay Wood Products (15 Somsen Street) will take place from 9am-1pm on Saturday, October 7th.
 
These tours coincide with Minnesota Manufacturer’s Week, and are in conjunction with the 2017 Statewide Tour of Manufacturing, which is taking place from October 1-7th.  More information on the statewide tours are available at www.tourofmanufacturingmn.com.  New Ulm tours, which are a part of the Tours of Manufacturing of South Central Minnesota, are coordinated by the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce.
 
The public and the community are encouraged to attend these tours.  No RSVP is necessary.  For more information, contact the New Ulm Area Chamber at 507-233-4300, chamber@newulm.com, or see www.newulm.com
  • Date:
    October 7, 2017
  • Time:
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Contact:
    507-233-4300
  • EMail:
    chamber@newulm.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tours at Parker Hannifin (2101 N Broadway) and United Commercial Upholstery (2009 N Broadway) will take place from 9am-3pm on Thursday, October 5th.  Tours at New Ulm Precision Tool (2217 S Broadway) will take place from 10am-7pm on Thursday, October 5th.  Tours at Elkay Wood Products (15 Somsen Street) will take place from 9am-1pm on Saturday, October 7th.
  • Fees/Admission:
    FREE
Oct 7 Free Bikes 4 Kidz
If your child has outgrown their bike, let another child grow into it. New Ulm Medical Center, a part of Allina Health is partnering with Free Bikes 4 Kidz to give bikes to kids in need. Drop off gently used or new child or adult bikes Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9am-1pm at the New Ulm Medical Center. The first 50 donors get a free t-shirt
  • Date:
    October 7, 2017
  • Time:
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm Medical Center 1324 5th Street North
  • Contact:
    Jen Maurer 507-217-5226
  • EMail:
    jennifer.maurer@allina.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, October 7 from 9am-1pm
Oct 7 Popcorn Wagon at the Brown County Historical Museum

​Visit the Historic New Ulm Popcorn Wagon today! Located in front of the Brown County Historical Society Museum, serving fresh, hot popcorn, pop and water.
  • Date:
    October 7, 2017
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:
    Brown County Historical Society Museum
    2 N. Broadway St.
    New Ulm, MN 526073
  • Contact:
    507-233-2616
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, October 7
    10am-5pm
Oct 7 2017 Oktoberfest Downtown
Saturday, Oct. 7
 
  • Schell's Hobo Band - 11:00am-2:00pm
  • Church of Cash - 2:00pm-5:00pm
  • German-American Day Parade - 11:00am (starts at the Glockenspiel & goes downtown to the visitor center)
Food, refreshments, music, and fun!

Sponsored by New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce

More details at www.newulm.com/oktoberfest
  • Date:
    October 7, 2017
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.newulm.com/oktoberfest
  • Location:
    Downtown (Center Street) New Ulm MN
  • Contact:
    507-233-4300 / Toll Free 888-463-9856
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, Oct. 7, 11:00am-5:00pm
Oct 7 Germanic-American Day Parade
Germanic-American Day Parade
Assemble at the Glockenspiel at 10:30 am​
Starts at the Glockenspiel and goes downtown to the visitor center
Parade Sponsored by German-Bohemian Heritage Society

Come enjoy food by Turner Hall, Schell's Beer Wagon & Optimist Club's famous cheese curds at the Downtown Oktoberfest!
  • Date:
    October 7, 2017
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Website:
    http://www.germanbohemianheritagesociety.com
  • Location:
    Glockenspiel, then to Center Street
  • Contact:
    Pat Eckstein - 507-359-2333, George Glotzbach - 507-354-2097
  • Date/Time Details:
    Gather at 10:30, Parade starts at 11
    Stay for music until 5 pm
Oct 7 A to Zinnia Oktoberfest Activities
Participate in our Pumpkin Carving Contest, make your own Spooky Terrarium at our terrarium bar, treats for kids.
  • Date:
    October 7, 2017
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location:
    A to Zinnia Floral and Gifts 15 S Broadway in New Ulm
  • Contact:
    507-359-9900
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 7 / 11:00-3:00
  • Fees/Admission:
    No reservations necessary, just drop in!
Oct 7 STOMP NEW ULM! Morgan Creek VIneyards' Oktoberfest & Annual Grape Stomp

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW!
Voted BEST Fall Event in Southern Minnesota by Explore Southern Minnesota!

STOMP NEW ULM! - New Ulm’s  Morgan Creek Vineyards’ Harvest Festival comes with heavy competitive style grape stomping and performance art revelry  -  an honorable salute to the 2017 growing season! 
Take off your shoes and get ready to dance!
ID Required for Winery Grounds Entrance.

STOMP NEW ULM! Shuttle runs from our Shuttle Lot to the Festival Entrance from 11:00 am - 5:45 pm
Oktoberfest Express Shuttle runs from New Ulm Best Western Plus / Green Mill to the winery Festival Entrance from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. 


THE SCHEDULE - Saturday, October 7 - Grounds open at 11:00 am; Three Competitive Stomps are scheduled for 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00; Performance Art throughout the afternoon; a Taste of New Ulm all day- offering a unique variety of artisan produced food &  local libation.
 
THE STOMPERS -  You Can be a Stomper!  The main event for the first weekend of New Ulm’s Oktoberfest is Morgan Creek Vineyards’ 19th Annual Great Grape Stomp on the winery festival grounds nine miles east of New Ulm 15 miles west of Mankato off of scenic HWY 68 along the Southern Minnesota River Valley.
Official Stomps are scheduled for 1:00 | 2:00 | 3:00 and advanced registration is required. (Walk-ins may be lucky to find a slot occasionally - but, plan to call us (507) 947.3547 ahead of the event to reserve your group vat - 3 to 5 stompers per vat - 10 vats compete, at each heat, for a total of 50 stompers per heat.  The team producing the largest volume of juice stomped from the fresh grapes will receive a free case of wine ($200.00 value).  Each member of the Best Stomper “Concept and Costume” group wins a bottle of our seasonal featured dessert ice wine. (Black Ice or Sweet E)  Costumes are not required!- but sure make stomping a lot more fun!
 
THE PERFORMANCE ART  -  Featuring this season our Bavarian guest musicians Oachkazlschwoarf; our funambulists of hospitality - the Minnesota Traditional Morris Dancers of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival;  a new addition to the dance line-up, the Satori Violet Belly Dancers of Mankato; and the infamous Narren of New Ulm - the Black Forest Masked Visitors -  all will perform on the winery grounds from 12:00 - 3:00.  Special performance to close out the day is the music of The Lost Walleye Orchestra on tap from 3:00 - 5:00.
A soulful celebration! Passion lives here!
 
TASTE OF NEW ULM! Visit our 2017 GRAPES & GRAINS  Wine & BeerTasting Pavilion - including another season of SAY CHEESE! SAVOR THE WINE - an educational wine a cheese pairing session with balloting for the people’s choice! Wine & Beer Tasting 8.00 / Say Cheese! Savor the Wine - Pairing 25.00

ARTISAN FLAT BREADS: Morgan Creek’s European style wood fired oven artisan appetizers, pizzettes and Swiss raclettes, wood fired hot pretzels, and other snacks may be ordered to compliment hand crafted wines available by the glass or by the bottle.

FIRE PIT PORK: Our new Grape Stomp event provided by New Ulm’s Chef Lacey Lueth of Lola’s American Bistro!  Lacey takes a turn at our one-of-a kind Imu Pit Oven at the Foot of the Vineyard. The “Lynch Pit”, designed by Executive Chef Paul Lynch, is in his words - is “the Cadillac of pit oven cooking!” Chef Lynch designed the pit, with the help of Morgan Creek’s Adam Marti, with the purpose of creating a showcase of open fire wood cooking, for which Lynch is nationally renown. Come experience it for yourself!
 

Morgan Creek Vineyards is open Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm,
Friday 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 pm (Live music 6:30 - 9:00 pm)
Saturday Grape Stomp Festival 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, and
Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm featuring Sunday Brunch at the Winery from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. 

Our regular Saturday Jazz Nite! will not be offered on Saturday, October 7 due to grape stomp events. 
Next Jazz Nite! Saturday, October 14 second big Oktoberfest weekend at the winery.
 

  • Date:
    October 7, 2017
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.morgancreekvineyards.com
  • Location:
    Morgan Creek Vineyards
    23707 478th Avenue
    New Ulm, MN 56073
    Morgan Creek Vineyards is located in Blue Earth County east of New Ulm and west of Mankato off of scenic HWY 68. Turn at junction 47, drive 2 miles to county road 101. Stomp Parkers will direct you to our Shuttle Lot where you can shuttle a block away to the winery entrance. 
  • Contact:
    507.947.3547
  • EMail:
    martimcv@aol.com
  • Date/Time Details:

    STOMP NEW ULM! Morgan Creek Vineyards' Oktoberfest & 19th Annual Grape Stomp
    Saturday, October 7, 2017
    Festival Grounds Open 11:00 am  - 6:00 pm
    Competitive Stomping  1:00 |  2:00  |  3:00 
    Entertainment by Minnesota Morris Dancers; Satori Violet; Narren of New Ulm 12:00 - 3:00 pm
    Lost Walleye Orchestra 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    Last Shuttle to Parking Lot 5:45
    Last Shuttle to Best Western / Green Mill New Ulm  TBA

  • Fees/Admission:

    Festival Admission 5.00
    Official Stomper Pass 25.00
    Wine & Beer Tasting Pavilion 8.00
    Say Cheese! Savor the Wine - wine & cheese pairing session 25.00 includes 6 pairings and wine glass.
    Fire Pit Pork Dinner 12.00
    Wood Fire Oven Appetizer Menu and Pizzette 4.50 - 8.00

    No beverages, food, pets allowed through the festival gate. Your food bags will be confiscated upon admission - you can pick your goodies up on your way to the shuttle! Thank you for your cooperation.

Oct 7 Downtown Walking Tours
New Ulm has a lively and active downtown district - full of shops, restaurants, attractions, and history! Join our talented tour guides for a 45 minute walking tour of downtown New Ulm. Check in 10 minutes before departure at the New Ulm Visitor Center (1 N Minnesota St). Tours are limited to 20 people/tour and consist of approximately 10 blocks of walking. Tours will be held rain or shine. Suggested age: 10 and over. 507-233-4300 or info@newulm.com for any questions or comments.
  • Date:
    October 7, 2017
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Location:

    Downtown New Ulm - Meet at the Visitor Center:

    1 N Minnesota St

    New Ulm, MN 56073

  • Contact:
    507-233-4300
  • EMail:
    info@newulm.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tours offered every 30 minutes: 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, and 2:00 pm.  Tours are approximately 45 minutes long.
  • Fees/Admission:
    $10.  Tickets are available online now, or at the Chamber Office (1 N Minnesota St) - 507-233-4300. Online ticket sales here: https://www.eventbrite.com/d/mn--new-ulm/walking-tour/
Oct 7 Free German Lessons
New Ulm has a group that meets monthly and speaks only German to each other - are you surprised such a group is exists here? . The Deutscher Sprachklub will be giving Free German Lessons downtown both Saturdays of Oktoberfest! 

Learn some German or practice what you know!
  • Date:
    October 7, 2017
  • Time:
    2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Location:
    Downtown Oktoberfest!

    Grace Community Church Office (just behind the beer wagon on Center Street!) - 518 Center St
  • Contact:
    507-233-4300
  • EMail:
    info@newulm.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    2pm Saturday Oct 7 &
    2pm Saturday Oct 14
  • Fees/Admission:
    FREE!  German language guide books and sauerkraut samples to attendees (while supplies last) 
Oct 7 Harvest Mass at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Shrine
Harvest Mass
“Counts for Sunday Obligation”
This will be an outdoor mass and is open to anyone.
The mass focus if for a safe and productive harvest and also a season end
for the St. Joseph Catholic Church Shrine.
When: Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.
There is no seating so please bring a lawn chair to sit on!

 
  • Date:
    October 7, 2017
  • Time:
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Location:
    St. Joseph Catholic Church Shrine
    Take Highway 15 south for about 3 miles. Go west (turn right) onto County Highway 25. Drive 3/4 mile and the shrine will be on the right.
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, October 7
    4:30pm
Oct 7 Boom Boom Steve V. & The Knockouts @ The Grand Kabaret!
  • Date:
    October 7, 2017
  • Time:
    8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Location:
    The Grand Kabaret - 210 N Minnesota St
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 8 Homecoming Service: Singing the Faith - a celebration of the hymns of Martin Luther
Please join the Martin Luther College alumni, friends, and family as we celebrate our last day of Homecoming Weekend in the best possible way! Presiding ministers will be Pastor Boeder and Tutor Wordell. 
  • Date:
    October 8, 2017
  • Location:
    Chapel of the Christ
  • EMail:
    mlcinfo@mlc-wels.edu
  • Date/Time Details:
    9:30 am
Oct 8 Preparing for Winter

 Pioneers spent many months preparing for winter, including canning, drying, candle-making, soap-making, putting up their gardens, cutting enough firewood and getting food stocked for themselves and the animals. Learn more about the domestic side of this process by viewing historic equipment and pictures of farm life.

  • Date:
    October 8, 2017
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://sites.mnhs.org/historic-sites/harkin-store
  • Location:
    66250 County Road 21
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-8666 or 507-934-2160
  • EMail:
    harkinstore@mnhs.org
  • Date/Time Details:
                                             Sun., Oct 8, 2017, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm                     
  • Fees/Admission:
    Included with site admission of $6 adults, $5 seniors and college students, $4 veterans/active military and ages 5-17, free ages 4 and under and MNHS members
Oct 9 Better Business Bureau Series: Think You're Safe?
Lisa Jemtrud with the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota will share the latest on scams that steal cash, clients, assets and identities from small businesses.
  • Date:
    October 9, 2017
  • Time:
    8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Website:
    https://mnsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events?centerid=12
  • Location:
    Small Business Development Center Minnesota State University, Mankato Strategic Partnerships Center 424 N Riverfront Dr, Suite 210 Mankato, MN 56001
  • Contact:
    Julie Nelson Associate Regional Director
  • EMail:
    julie.nelson@mnsu.edu
  • Fees/Admission:
    $15. Please pay at door; make checks payable to Small Business Development Center.
Oct 9 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:
    October 9, 2017
  • 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
Oct 9 Parkinson's Support Group
Parkinson's Support Group sponsored by Volunteers for Seniors of Brown County.
  • Date:
    October 9, 2017
  • 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
Oct 9 Castle Taxidermy Trip
Mehlhop's Four Season Taxidermy specializes in preserving animals, capturing each in life-like detail.  We will tour this new location with the owners and learn the science involved with each step of the taxidermy process.
  • Date:
    October 9, 2017
  • Time:
    1:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Location:
    Carpool at 1:30 from the Community Center
    508 Main in Courtland
  • Date/Time Details:
    Oct. 9     1:30 pm
Oct 9 Poetry Reading Group
New Ulm Public Library is launching a Poetry Reading Group on Monday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m. Participants should be prepared to read aloud and discuss at least two poems; original work or work by others is welcome. The group will continue to meet the second Monday of each month.
  • Date:
    October 9, 2017
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.newulmlibrary.org
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library, 17 N Broadway
  • Contact:
    Kris Wiley, 507-359-8332
  • EMail:
    kwiley@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Monday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 9 New Ulm American Legion Post 132 Auxiliary monthly meeting
Auxiliary meeting occurs the second Monday of each month from September through June.
  • Date:
    October 9, 2017
  • 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
Oct 10 Coffee Talk at Ameriprise
We supply the coffee and rolls; you supply the conversation. This is structured for open dialog and is open to the community as well as clients.
  • Date:
    October 10, 2017
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
  • Location:
    Ameriprise Conference Room - 510 2nd Street North, New Ulm, MN
  • EMail:
    crystal.altmann@ampf.com
Oct 10 New Ulm Film Society
The New Ulm Film Society, coordinated by Steven Sherman, Jack Beranek, and Clay Schuldt, continues its WWI film series at the New Ulm Public Library. Film screenings are made possible by the Optimist Club of New Ulm.
  • Date:
    October 10, 2017
  • Time:
    6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.newulmlibrary.org
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library 17 N Broadway
  • Contact:
    April Ide
  • EMail:
    aide@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tuesday, October 10 at 6 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 11 Network New Ulm
Network New Ulm Community Leadership Program
History & Culture Day
  • Date:
    October 11, 2017
  • Time:
    7:45 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Contact:
    233-4300
  • EMail:
    chamber@newulm.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    2nd Wednesday, September through May
Oct 11 Anatomy of a Small Business Website
A quality business website is a great way to engage customers and convert leads into sales. But how do you create or improve a website on a small business budget? HB Digital Marketing founder and SBDC Business Consultant Hannah Bretz will break down the basic anatomy of an excellent business website and how to use keywords to get found on Google.
  • Date:
    October 11, 2017
  • Time:
    8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Website:
    https://mnsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events?centerid=12
  • Location:
    Small Business Development Center Minnesota State University, Mankato Strategic Partnerships Center 424 N Riverfront Dr, Suite 210 Mankato, MN 56001
  • Contact:
    Julie Nelson Associate Regional Director
  • EMail:
    julie.nelson@mnsu.edu
  • Fees/Admission:
    $15. Please pay at the door; make checks payable to Small Business Development Center.
Oct 11 Stepping On Falls Prevention Program
The Stepping On Program offers adults information, strategies and exercises to reduce falls and increase self-confidence in situations where they are at risk of falling.
  • Date:
    October 11, 2017
  • Time:
    9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Website:
    http://wellness.allinahealth.org/events/55565
  • Location:
    New Ulm Community Center
  • Contact:
    Registrations required. To register or for more information on this program please contact New Ulm Medical Center at 507-217-5173 and ask for Mary or Tracy.
  • EMail:
    jennifer.maurer@allina.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays, September 13 - October 25, 2017 9:30-11:30am
  • Fees/Admission:
    Class fee is $10 per person.
Oct 11 Lunch & Learn Workshop
Bring a box lunch or snack and spend your lunch hour learning. This week's topic will be, "Why a ROTH IRA? Why Now?"
  • Date:
    October 11, 2017
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Location:
    Vogel Fieldhouse - Herbeck Room 3 - 122 South Garden Street, New Ulm, MN
  • Contact:
    Crystal Altmann
  • EMail:
    crystal.altmann@ampf.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    This is a free event. Please bring your own lunch or snack.
Oct 11 Castle A Higher Calling
A Higher Calling book discussion with Library Director Kris Wiley facilitating.  We acknowledge the heroism of many on 9/11, we'll have the discussion of Adam Makos and Larry Alexander's book of an incredible true story of combat, courage and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War II.  Pick up the book at the NU Library or one of the copies at the CASTLE office.  Come to the discussion even if you haven't read the book.  This is open to the public, Veterans welcome!
  • Date:
    October 11, 2017
  • Time:
    1:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Location:
    NU Library
    17 N. Broadway
  • Date/Time Details:
    Sept 11
    1:30 pm
Oct 11 Bedtime Storytime
Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) and New Ulm Public Library will team up again this year for Bedtime Storytime! The first session is Wednesday, October 11 at 6 p.m. Stations will be set up for parents and children to work and learn together. At 6:30 p.m., everyone is welcome to gather for story time, where children will enjoy singing and fingerplays in addition to books. The activities are designed for children ages 3-5 years along with their parents, but children of all ages are welcome to attend. On these special ECFE nights, kids will receive a free book. Bedtime Storytime also is scheduled for November 8 and December 13.
  • Date:
    October 11, 2017
  • Time:
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us/index.asp?SEC=EB3EA159-4243-45B7-B2BC-3ABD0151D402&Type=B_BASIC
  • Location:
    Children's Room, New Ulm Public Library
  • Contact:
    Jan Keaveny, Youth Librarian
  • EMail:
    jkeaveny@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesday, October 11 @ 6 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    no fee
Oct 11 Creative and Healthy Lunch Workshop
The New Ulm Community Market and Co-op (NUCMC) will present a Creative and Healthy Lunch Workshop at New Ulm Public Library on Wednesday, October 11 at 6:30 p.m. Karyn Clemons, mother of three, former educator, and president of the NUCMC, will provide tips on packing fun, creative, and healthy school lunches for children. Clemons will share different foods to pack, how to create balanced lunch ideas, and recipes that you can take home and use right away. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, is the first in a series of classes that will focus on health and diet. The workshop series is co-sponsored by NUCMC, New Ulm Medical Center, and New Ulm Public Library. Call 507-359-8334 for more information.
  • Date:
    October 11, 2017
  • 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:
    Wednesday, October 11 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 12 Community Flu Shot Clinic
Get you annual flu shot. 
No appointment necessary, adults only, insurance can be billed
  • Date:
    October 12, 2017
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Allina Home Medical & Oxygen
    1601 S Broadway
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 12, 11 AM- 1 PM
Oct 12 New Ulm Economic Development Corporation
New Ulm Economic Development Corporation  Meeting
  • Date:
    October 12, 2017
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Kaiserhoff
  • Contact:
    233-4300
  • Date/Time Details:
    January 8, 2009
    Noon
Oct 12 Veterans Business Roadshow
As a veteran, have you ever dreamed of owning your own business? Do you already own a business and want to improve it? The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC), supported by Newman's Own Foundation (newmansownfoundation.org), invites you to join the Veterans Business Roadshow - Campus Tour at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Veterans of all eras are invited to attend free of charge. The day includes three workshops, introduction to available resources, box lunch and refreshments. Workshop topics include: Entrepreneurship for You - Veterans Edition Financing your Business Kick Start your Business
  • Date:
    October 12, 2017
  • Time:
    12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Website:
    https://mnsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events?centerid=12
  • Location:
    Small Business Development Center MSU Strategic Partnership Center 424 N Riverfront Dr, Suite 210 Mankato, MN 56001
  • Contact:
    Julie Nelson Associate Regional Director
  • EMail:
    julie.nelson@mnsu.edu
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 12 HYPE Happening: Walking Tour of Downtown New Ulm
Hype Happening: Walking Tour of Downtown New Ulm with tour guide, Lisa Besemer! We will walk the streets surrounding the downtown area and Lisa will explain the history of the buildings and past businesses that have impacted the city of New Ulm.
  • Date:
    October 12, 2017
  • Time:
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.facebook.com/NewUlmYP
  • Location:
    We will start at 5:30 pm outside the New Ulm Chamber Office and walk to nearby attractions.  Tour will last roughly one hour
  • EMail:
    nuyoungprofessionals@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 12- Thursday
    5:30 pm - approximately 6:30 pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free to current HYPE Members
    $5 to Non-Hype Members/Guests of HYPE Members
Oct 12 Southern MN Crisis Nursery Wine, Beer and Spirits Tasting Fundraiser
Come support the SMNCN as we celebrate opening our doors to serve families! Enjoy a selection of wine, beer, and spirits along with a large selection of delicious appetizers! Live and Silent Auction Public Welcome!
  • Date:
    October 12, 2017
  • Time:
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.smncrisisnursery.org
  • Location:
    New Ulm Country Club
  • Contact:
    Amber Collins, SMNCN Board Chair
  • EMail:
    smncrisisnursery@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 12, 6-8 PM
  • Fees/Admission:
    $20.00, at the door OR for presale at The Liquor Mart
Oct 12 Lions Club of New Ulm Meeting
  • Date:
    October 12, 2017
  • Time:
    6:15 PM - 6:15 PM
  • Location:
    Turner Hall, 102 South State Street, New Ulm
Oct 13 Bank Midwest Open House
Bank Midwest will be formally celebrating the new downtown location during Oktoberfest, by hosting a community open house. 
  • Date:
    October 13, 2017
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Location:
    Bank Midwest
    525 Center Street
     
  • Date/Time Details:
    Friday, October 13
    11 am - 2 pm
Oct 13 - Oct 14 Oktoberfest Weekend 2
Visit www.newulm.com/oktoberfest for schedule and details!
  • Date:
    October 13, 2017
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Oct 13 Live Music at The Pantry
Join us at The Pantry every Friday for live music from 7-10pm!  Check the website for live music schedule: http://www.pepperboyfoods.com/ 

Happy Hour (1/2 price bottles of wine) every Fri & Sat from 5-7.
  • Date:
    October 13, 2017
  • Time:
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.pepperboyfoods.com/
  • Location:
    The Pantry
    209 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN    
  • Contact:
    (507) 354-5552
  • EMail:
    pepperboyfoods@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Friday evenings
     
Oct 13 Rain Kings @ The Grand Kabaret!
  • Date:
    October 13, 2017
  • Time:
    8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Location:
    The Grand Kabaret - 210 N Minnesota St
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 13 MLC Lyceum - The Divers
MLC Lyceum Productions presents The Divers on Friday, October 13, at 8:00 pm in the MLC Auditorium. The Divers have been entertaining audiences with their somewhat-hard-to-categorize show for over 20 years. Mixing original music, comedy, and spontaneous nonsense, the Divers are a popular attraction for every age group. Admission at the door is only: $10 adults, $5 children. 
www.thedivers.com
 
  • Date:
    October 13, 2017
  • Time:
    8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • EMail:
    mlcinfo@mlc-wels.edu
Oct 14 MLC Ladies' Auxiliary Annual Fall Meeting
The 2017 Annual Ladies' Auxiliary National Meeting will be held Saturday, October 14, with registration starting at 8:00 am. Attendees will learn about the new programs at MLC, select new projects for the 2017-18 school year, and work together with other MLC supporters. Lunch will be available in the Luther Student Center. Presentations and student entertainment will highlight the morning, with workshops and a closing service in Chapel of the Christ rounding out the afternoon. Make plans to attend this annual event in support of our WELS College of Ministry. Come for the whole day or enjoy the morning and then take in our women's and men's soccer games starting at 1:00! Childcare is available. 
  • Date:
    October 14, 2017
  • EMail:
    mlcinfo@mlc-wels.edu
Oct 14 Hermann 5K Run/Walk
This is the 9th year of New Ulm’s most unique 5K and again this year will be a Hermann Tot Trot starting at 8:30 a.m., followed by the 5k Run/Walk starting at 9:00 a.m. Register by going to the city website at
www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us.
  • Date:
    October 14, 2017
  • Time:
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Website:
    http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us.
  • Location:
    New Ulm Recreation Center
  • Contact:
    Joey Schugel Recreation Supervisor New Ulm Park & Recreation 507-359-8347
  • EMail:
    joseph.schugel@ci.new-ulm.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, October 14 @ 8:30 am
Oct 14 Popcorn Wagon at the Brown County Historical Museum

​Visit the Historic New Ulm Popcorn Wagon today! Located in front of the Brown County Historical Society Museum, serving fresh, hot popcorn, pop and water.
  • Date:
    October 14, 2017
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:
    Brown County Historical Society Museum
    2 N. Broadway St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-233-2616
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday,. October 14
    10am-5pm
Oct 14 Oktoberfest Promenade Parade
We've added a new parade to kick off the second weekend festivities: The Oktoberfest Promenade Parade is sponsored by Bank Midwest and is a "Wunderbare Parade Deutscher Dinge" (Wonderful Parade of German Things).  The parade begins at 10:30am on Saturday, October 14th and is a chance for everyone to show off their German garments and costumes related to Germany.  Dress up and join the parade!  The end of the parade route flows right into the Downtown Oktoberfest celebration, with music (German music first, followed by a more contemporary band), German (and American) food, local beer (Schell’s) and wine (Morgan Creek Vineyards), and much more!  Games, horse-drawn trolley rides, a stein-holding contest and more.  Break out your dirndls and lederhosen and come join us!
  • Date:
    October 14, 2017
  • Time:
    10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Contact:
    507-233-4300
  • EMail:
    info@newulm.com
Oct 14 Schell's Oktoberfest
See details here: http://schellsbrewery.com
  • Date:
    October 14, 2017
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Oct 14 2017 Oktoberfest Downtown
Saturday, Oct. 14
 
  • The Wendinger Band - 11:00am-2:00pm
  • Effenheimer Band - 2:00pm-5:00pm
  • Oktoberfest Promenade Parade - 10:30am (NEW THIS YEAR!  Line up at 10:15am
  • Sponsored by Bank Midwest)
Food, refreshments, music, fun!

Sponsored by New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce

More details at www.newulm.com/oktoberfest
  • Date:
    October 14, 2017
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.newulm.com/oktoberfest
  • Location:
    Downtown (Center Street) New Ulm MN
  • Contact:
    507-233-4300 / Toll Free 888-463-9856
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, Oct. 14, 11:00am-5:00pm
    ​*  Promenade Parade at 10:30am!
Oct 14 Downtown Walking Tours
New Ulm has a lively and active downtown district - full of shops, restaurants, attractions, and history! Join our talented tour guides for a 45 minute walking tour of downtown New Ulm. Check in 10 minutes before departure at the New Ulm Visitor Center (1 N Minnesota St). Tours are limited to 20 people/tour and consist of approximately 10 blocks of walking. Tours will be held rain or shine. Suggested age: 10 and over. 507-233-4300 or info@newulm.com for any questions or comments.
  • Date:
    October 14, 2017
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Location:

    Downtown New Ulm - Meet at the Visitor Center:

    1 N Minnesota St

    New Ulm, MN 56073

  • Contact:
    507-233-4300
  • EMail:
    info@newulm.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tours offered every 30 minutes: 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, and 2:00 pm.  Tours are approximately 45 minutes long.
  • Fees/Admission:
    $10.  Tickets are available online now, or at the Chamber Office (1 N Minnesota St) - 507-233-4300. Online ticket sales here: https://www.eventbrite.com/d/mn--new-ulm/walking-tour/
Oct 14 John Raymond @ The Grand Kabaret!
  • Date:
    October 14, 2017
  • Time:
    8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Location:
    The Grand Kabaret - 210 N Minnesota St
  • Contact:
    To reserve tickets, call, e-mail, or visit us! 507-359-9222 The Grand Center for Arts & Culture 210 N. Minnesota St. Office Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10AM-4PM
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    $8 Members/$12 Nonmembers
Oct 15 West Newton Post Office

 When the village of West Newton was a thriving riverboat town in the 1870s, the Harkin Store was home to the local post office. Visitors can learn about the historic post office, how the postal service worked in the 19th century and more.

  • Date:
    October 15, 2017
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://sites.mnhs.org/historic-sites/harkin-store
  • Location:
    66250 County Road 21
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-8666 or 507-934-2160
  • EMail:
    harkinstore@mnhs.org
  • Date/Time Details:
                       Sun., Oct 15, 2017, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm                                
  • Fees/Admission:
    Included with site admission of $6 adults, $5 seniors and college students, $4 veterans/active military and ages 5-17, free ages 4 and under and MNHS members
Oct 16 Chamber Exec. Mtg.
Chamber Exec. Committee
  • Date:
    October 16, 2017
  • Time:
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:
    Chamber Board room
  • Contact:
    507-233-4300
  • Date/Time Details:
    3rd Wednesday each month
Oct 16 Girls Night Out at Inspired
Bring your sisters, daughters, mom & friends to join us for a fun night of food sampling, fashion inspiration & fall decor! Receive 20% off your entire purchase. Register for door prizes & receive a free gift with purchase of $20 or more!
  • Date:
    October 16, 2017
  • Time:
    4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.inspirednewulm.com
  • Location:
    119 N. Minnesota St.
  • EMail:
    inspirednewulm@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Monday, October 16 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Oct 17 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:
    October 17, 2017
  • Location:
    Community Center
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • EMail:
    newulmseniors.org
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tuesdays,
    ​March 14, April 18, May 16, June 13, July 18, August 15, September 19, October 17, November 14 and December 19.
  • Fees/Admission:
    $15.00 for either session
Oct 17 Coffee Talk at Ameriprise
We supply the coffee and rolls; you supply the conversation. This is structured for open dialog and is open to the community as well as clients.
  • Date:
    October 17, 2017
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
  • Location:
    Ameriprise Conference Room - 510 2nd Street North, New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    Crystal Altmann
  • EMail:
    crystal.altmann@ampf.com
Oct 17 Family Child Care Orientation for 2017
Family Child Care Orientation for 2017
  • Date:
    October 17, 2017
  • Time:
    8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Location:
    Brown County Family Services Building
    1117 Center St.
    New Ulm
  • Contact:
    507-359-6500
  • EMail:
    pauline.holz@co.brown.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 17, 2017
    8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 17 Start Up Smart Workshop
https://mnsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/10414

Registration Deadline: 10/17/2017 8:00 AM (CDT)
Is entrepreneurship right for you? In this workshop you will gain a basic understanding of the essential steps to getting your business off the ground and the many local and online resources available to help you.
  • Date:
    October 17, 2017
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location:
    Location: 424 N Riverfront Dr, Suite 210, Mankato MN 56001-3447
    Event takes place in the new MSU Strategic Partnership Center. Park in the rear and use the rear entrance.
  • Contact:
    507-389-88785
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tuesday, October 17
    10-11am
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 17 MN Valley Civil War Round Table
The 2017-2018 MN Valley Civil War Round Table series continues on Tuesday, October 17 at 6:30 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. Tom Romaine, local historian, retired MN DNR Forester, and longtime Coast Guard Auxiliarist, will present “The Invasion of Maine.” The MN Valley Civil War Round Table series is presented the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. The series is free and open to the public. Please call 507-359-8334 for more information.
  • Date:
    October 17, 2017
  • 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, October 17 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free.
Oct 18 Stepping On Falls Prevention Program
The Stepping On Program offers adults information, strategies and exercises to reduce falls and increase self-confidence in situations where they are at risk of falling.
  • Date:
    October 18, 2017
  • Time:
    9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Website:
    http://wellness.allinahealth.org/events/55565
  • Location:
    New Ulm Community Center
  • Contact:
    Registrations required. To register or for more information on this program please contact New Ulm Medical Center at 507-217-5173 and ask for Mary or Tracy.
  • EMail:
    jennifer.maurer@allina.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays, September 13 - October 25, 2017 9:30-11:30am
  • Fees/Admission:
    Class fee is $10 per person.
Oct 18 Noon Tunes: Nita Gilbert
Singer Nita Gilbert will perform at Noon Tunes on Wednesday, October 18 at 12 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. Gilbert writes and performs in a variety of musical styles, including theatrical and folk. The program is sponsored by Friends of the New Ulm Public Library. Call 507-359-8334 for more information.
  • Date:
    October 18, 2017
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 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:
    Wednesday, October 18 at 12 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 18 CVB Meeting
Convention & Visitors Bureau monthly meeting
  • Date:
    October 18, 2017
  • 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
Oct 18 Job/Career Fair
Job/Career Fair
Best Western Plus, New Ulm
2:00 - 5:30 PM
Over a dozen businesses will be there.
  • Date:
    October 18, 2017
  • Time:
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Contact:
    (507) 359-2921 - Keith
Oct 18 Brown County Humane Society Pet Adoption Day
Brown County Humane Society will have pets for adoption at Petco in Mankato. Check out the cats and dogs currently available fr adoption at www.petfinder.org.
  • Date:
    October 18, 2017
  • Time:
    3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Location:
    Petco
    1901 Madison Av.
    Mankato, MN 56001
  • Contact:
    507-388-4755
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesday, January 18
    3-6pm
Oct 18 8th Annual Ladies' Night at Runnings
Ladies Night October 18th
 
  • Date:
    October 18, 2017
  • Time:
    5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Location:
    Runnings
    2107 N. Garden St..
    New Ulm, MN 56073 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-1312
  • EMail:
    str08@runningsff.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesday, October 18
    5-8pm
Oct 19 - Oct 20 Minnesota District Teachers' Conference
The theme of the conference is Our Great Heritage with the educational keynote address by MLC Professor Paul Koelpin and the religious keynote by MLC President Mark Zarling. Opening worship will be held on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 8:45 am in the Chapel of the Christ. 
  • Date:
    October 19, 2017
  • EMail:
    mlcinfo@mlc-wels.edu
Oct 19 Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
Monthly Board Meeting
  • Date:
    October 19, 2017
  • 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
Oct 19 Medicare Counseling
Information, counseling and one-to-one assistance for Medicare beneficiaries, provided by Julie VanName from the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging.. No appointment is needed.
  • Date:
    October 19, 2017
  • 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:
    March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16 and December 21.
    9am
  • Fees/Admission:
    FREE
Oct 19 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:
    October 19, 2017
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    SBDC Office
    Hubbard Partnership Center
    424 North Riverfront Drive, Suite 210
    Mankato, MN
  • Contact:
    507-389-8875
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, October 19
    11am-1pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 19 Worksite Wellness Networking and Training Event

Thanksgiving: A Day or A Lifestyle?

New Ulm Medical Center Psychologist Janice Beauduy will be the featured speaker. 

Thanksgiving is the time of year when we focus on giving thanks,
with many of us sharing our gratitude with friends and family.
But when is the last time you thanked your employees? Your
coworkers? Your boss?

Join us to learn more about the many benefits of gratitude, and how keeping a focus on being thankful throughout the year can be a great tool for helping improve employees’ happiness, engagement and quality of life. Janice Beauduy will share practical tips and tools for incorporating gratitude into all aspects of life.

  • Date:
    October 19, 2017
  • Time:
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.heartsbeatback.org
  • Location:
    Turner Hall
  • EMail:
    info@heartsbeatback.org
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, October 19
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Fees/Admission:
    Soup and sandwich lunch buffet is available for $8.25.  Beverage, tax and gratuity are extra.
    RSVP by October 16 to info@heartsbeatback.org
Oct 19 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:
    October 19, 2017
  • 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
Oct 19 No School Movie Show
The “No School Movie Show” will be Thursday, October 19 at 1:30 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. The film, which is made possible by the New Ulm Optimist Club, is rated PG and runs 129 minutes. Popcorn and soda will be served. Call 507-359-8336 for the film title or more information.
  • Date:
    October 19, 2017
  • Time:
    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us/index.asp?SEC=EB3EA159-4243-45B7-B2BC-3ABD0151D402&Type=B_BASIC
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library
  • Contact:
    Jan Keaveny/Youth Services Librarian
  • EMail:
    jkeaveny@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, October 19 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    free
Oct 19 Oakwood Church Fall Supper & Bake Sale
Oakwood Church invites all to their annual Fall Supper and Bake Sale.
Menu includes:
 BBQ's or Hot Turkey Sandwich (choice of one Sandwich)
German and American Potato Salad
Baked Beans, Coleslaw, Pie and Dessert
Take-Outs are Available.
Take home some baked goods!
 
  • Date:
    October 19, 2017
  • Time:
    4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Location:
    Oakwood Church
    1630 Oakwood Avenue
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, Oct 19
    4 - 6:30 pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    Adults- $10.00
    Children- $3.00 (ages 3 - 12)
     
Oct 19 Get a Grip on Your Business: An Introduction to EOS (Traction)

 10/19/2017 8:00 AM (CDT)

Even the most successful small business owners occasionally find running a business to be more challenging than expected. You may have heard about "Traction" and wondered what it is all about. This seminar for both established and new entrepreneurs will give you an introduction to the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) from a certified implementer. You'll learn about a set of tools that you can start using right away to get better results. Presented by Joe Paulsen, Pinnacle Business Solutions. Brought to you by the Minnesota State University-Mankato College of Business - Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and SBDC.
Oct 19 Chasing Coral Screening and Discussion
New Ulm Public Library will screen the 2017 Netflix documentary Chasing Coral on Thursday, October 19 at 6 p.m. Chasing Coral illustrates the rapid decline of coral reefs around the world due to global warming. Following the film, staff from the Water Resource Center from Minnesota State University Mankato will discuss the effect global warming has on our local ecosystems and water sources. Documentary running time is 93 minutes. This program is free and open to the public. Call 507-359-8334 for more information.
  • Date:
    October 19, 2017
  • Time:
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us/index.asp?SEC=603C43CF-5690-4554-92D0-C4A2BD41B96E&DE=13F54C9C-977F-41F7
  • Location:
    New Ulm Public Library 17 N Broadway
  • Contact:
    April Ide 507-359-8334
  • EMail:
    aide@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, October 19 at 6 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 19 Community Education - Sending Your Child to College
Join us as we are the guest speakers in a class held by the New Ulm Community Education. Contact Crystal Fleck, Community Ed Coordinator, for details or sign up at 507-233-8307.
 
  • Date:
    October 19, 2017
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Location:
    Washington Elementary School - Room 104
  • Contact:
    Crystal Altmann
  • EMail:
    crystal.altmann@ampf.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    This is a free event.
Oct 19 Pumkpins & Paint (family event)

Your New Ulm Community Market & Cooperative (NUCMC) knows that when the kids have off from school, things can get crazy. That's why we are offering Pumpkins and Paints - a free class for kiddos ages 6 months and up! Come over to the co-op on Thursday, October 19th at 6:30 and get ready to paint!


This is a free event and you get to keep your newly decorated pumpkin or gourd! What a fun way to spend some time together... adults can come and paint too 🙂

  • Date:
    October 19, 2017
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm Community Market & Cooperative
    506 1st St N    
  • EMail:
    nucmarket@gmail.com
Oct 20 Harvest Sale
Unequaled selection! Unique shapes, colors and textures! 
​Pumpkins, squash, and gourds
Decorative ear corn
Popcorn
Broom corn
Straw bales
Corn shocks
​and more!
  • Date:
    October 20, 2017
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Location:
    Harvest Specialties
    11380 Shag Rd.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
     
  • Contact:
    507-359-3664
  • Date/Time Details:
    Friday, October 20
    1-6pm
Oct 20 No School Movie Show
The “No School Movie Show” will be Friday, October 20 at 1:30 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. The film, which is made possible by the New Ulm Optimist Club, is rated PG and runs 90 minutes. Popcorn and soda will be served. Call 507-359-8336 for the film title or more information.
  • Date:
    October 20, 2017
  • Time:
    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us/index.asp?SEC=EB3EA159-4243-45B7-B2BC-3ABD0151D402&Type=B_BASIC
  • Location:
    Library Meeting Room
  • Contact:
    Jan Keaveny/Youth Services Librarian
  • EMail:
    jkeaveny@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 20 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    free
Oct 20 Scaritagefest - Haunted Theater
Navigate terrifying sets of ghouls and monsters, winding hallways and dark corners this October when ScaritageFest premieres at the State Street Theater Company (SSTC) in New Ulm. The Haunted Theater, designed and operated by more than 35 local actors and technicians, offers a sprawling attraction of props and special effects populated with an ‘undead’ army of zombies and unrested souls. New this year is the Haunted Door Maze - a scary indoor labyrinth packed with beasts ready to terrorize anyone coming their way.
  • Date:
    October 20, 2017
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://statestreetnewulm.org.
  • Location:
    State Street Theater, 1 North State Street, New Ulm
  • Contact:
    507-359-9990
  • EMail:
    statestreettheater@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th & 31st
  • Fees/Admission:
    $5 for Haunted Theater $5 for Haunted Door Maze
Oct 20 Live Music at The Pantry
Join us at The Pantry every Friday for live music from 7-10pm!  Check the website for live music schedule: http://www.pepperboyfoods.com/ 

Happy Hour (1/2 price bottles of wine) every Fri & Sat from 5-7.
  • Date:
    October 20, 2017
  • Time:
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.pepperboyfoods.com/
  • Location:
    The Pantry
    209 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN    
  • Contact:
    (507) 354-5552
  • EMail:
    pepperboyfoods@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Friday evenings
     
Oct 20 The Futons @ The Grand Kabaret!
  • Date:
    October 20, 2017
  • Time:
    8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Location:
    The Grand Kabaret - 210 N Minnesota St
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 21 WELCA Bake Sale at Our Savior's
Join us for the annual Bake Sale at Our Savior's!
Coffee and coffee cake served at 8:30am!
Sale features home-baked goods, including cookies, pies, breads lefse, and more!
  • Date:
    October 21, 2017
  • Time:
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:
    Our Savior's Lutheran Church
    1400 S. State St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-233-4430
  • EMail:
    joellen@oursaviorsnewulm.org
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, October 21
    9am-12pm
Oct 21 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:
    October 21, 2017
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • 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:
    October 21, 2017: 10am-12pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    $25
Oct 21 Harvest Sale
Unequaled selection! Unique shapes, colors and textures! 
​Pumpkins, squash, and gourds
Decorative ear corn
Popcorn
Broom corn
Straw bales
Corn shocks
​and more!
  • Date:
    October 21, 2017
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:
    Harvest Specialties
    11380 Shag Rd.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-359-3664
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, October 21
    10am-5pm
Oct 21 Halloween Party - Trick or Treat at Hy-Vee
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  • Date:
    October 21, 2017
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location:
    Hy-Vee Foods
    2015 S. Broadway St.
    ​New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-8255
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, October 21
    ​1-3pm
Oct 21 Cork and Canvas @ The Grand
October's Cork and Canvas is coming up Saturday, October 21st!
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 359-9222 to reserve a spot!
  • Date:
    October 21, 2017
  • Time:
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • 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:
    October 21, 2017: 4-6pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    $45
Oct 21 German-Bohemian Heritage Society Fall Meeting

You are invited to attend the annual GBHS fall social meeting.  Our speaker will be Professor LaVern Rippley.  His presentation will be “Richard Sallet (1900 – 1975) New Ulm Editor of Dakota Freie Presse – His Legacy”.

  • Date:
    October 21, 2017
  • Time:
    5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm Country Club
  • EMail:
    jieckstein@comcast.net
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, October 21
    5 pm Social
    6 pm Dinner - German plate
    7 pm Short Business Meeting and Speaker
  • Fees/Admission:
    $18
    RSVP no later than October 9
Oct 21 Scaritagefest - Haunted Theater
Navigate terrifying sets of ghouls and monsters, winding hallways and dark corners this October when ScaritageFest premieres at the State Street Theater Company (SSTC) in New Ulm. The Haunted Theater, designed and operated by more than 35 local actors and technicians, offers a sprawling attraction of props and special effects populated with an ‘undead’ army of zombies and unrested souls. New this year is the Haunted Door Maze - a scary indoor labyrinth packed with beasts ready to terrorize anyone coming their way. Recommended ages 10 and up, unless accompanied by an adult.
  • Date:
    October 21, 2017
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://statestreetnewulm.org.
  • Location:
    State Street Theater, 1 North State Street, New Ulm
  • Contact:
    507-359-9990
  • EMail:
    statestreettheater@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th, 31st
  • Fees/Admission:
    $5 - Haunted School $5 - Haunted Door Maze
Oct 21 Nip N Tuck with Gary Rue @ The Grand Kabaret!
  • Date:
    October 21, 2017
  • Time:
    8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Location:
    The Grand Kabaret - 210 N Minnesota St
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 22 Harvest Sale
Unequaled selection! Unique shapes, colors and textures! 
​Pumpkins, squash, and gourds
Decorative ear corn
Popcorn
Broom corn
Straw bales
Corn shocks
​and more!
  • Date:
    October 22, 2017
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:
    Harvest Specialties
    11380 Shag Rd.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-359-3664
  • Date/Time Details:
    Sunday. October 22
    12-5pm
Oct 22 Lonesome Ron's Round-Up

 The Harkin Store and musician Lonesome Ron bid farewell and "happy trails" to the season with folk, country and bluegrass music. Stop in the historic site's store for the end of season sale.

  • Date:
    October 22, 2017
  • Time:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://sites.mnhs.org/historic-sites/harkin-store
  • Location:
    66250 County Road 21
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-8666 or 507-934-2160
  • EMail:
    harkinstore@mnhs.org
  • Date/Time Details:
                                                  Sun., Oct 22, 2017, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm                     
  • Fees/Admission:
    Included with site admission of $6 adults, $5 seniors and college students, $4 veterans/active military and ages 5-17, free ages 4 and under and MNHS members
Oct 23 NUBRA Steering
NUBRA Steering Committee
  • Date:
    October 23, 2017
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Chamber Board Room
  • Contact:
    (507) 233-4300
  • Date/Time Details:
    November 24
    Noon
Oct 23 New Release Movie
The New Ulm Public Library will show a newly released DVD on Monday, October 23 at 4 p.m. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 133 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 or visit www.newulmlibrary.org.
  • Date:
    October 23, 2017
  • Time:
    4:00 PM - 6:00 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:
    Monday, October 23 at 4 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 24 Coffee Talk at Ameriprise
We supply the coffee and rolls; you supply the conversation. This is structured for open dialog and is open to the community as well as clients.
  • Date:
    October 24, 2017
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
  • Location:
    Ameriprise Conference Room - 510 2nd Street North, New Ulm, MN
  • Contact:
    Crystal Altmann
  • EMail:
    crystal.altmann@ampf.com
Oct 24 Community Flu Shot Clinic
Get you annual flu shot. 
No appointment necessary, adults only, insurance can be billed
  • Date:
    October 24, 2017
  • Time:
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Chamber office
    1 N Minnesota
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 24, 11 AM- 1 PM
Oct 24 Social Security Workshop
Straight talk about how to make the most of your Social Security benefits for those who have not yet filed.
  • Date:
    October 24, 2017
  • Time:
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm Community Center - Room 15 - 600 North German Street, New Ulm, MN
  • Contact:
    Crystal Altmann
  • EMail:
    crystal.altmann@ampf.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    This is a free event.
Oct 24 Pumpkin Bling
Pumpkin Bling! Children and their parents are invited to come and decorate pumpkins! (No carving!) A variety of fun and spooky stickers can be used to create a face for a Halloween decoration! This event is made possible by a donation from the New Ulm HyVee Store.
  • Date:
    October 24, 2017
  • Time:
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us/index.asp?SEC=EB3EA159-4243-45B7-B2BC-3ABD0151D402&Type=B_BASIC
  • Location:
    Meeting Room of the Public Library
  • Contact:
    Jan Keaveny, Youth Services Librarian
  • EMail:
    jkeaveny@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tuesday, October 24 @ 6 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    no fees
Oct 25 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:
    October 25, 2017
  • Location:
    Community Center
    600 N. German St.
    New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-354-3212
  • Date/Time Details:
    Fourth Wednesday of the month: April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, August 23, September 27, October 25, November 22 and December 27.
  • Fees/Admission:
    $22
Oct 25 Stepping On Falls Prevention Program
The Stepping On Program offers adults information, strategies and exercises to reduce falls and increase self-confidence in situations where they are at risk of falling.
  • Date:
    October 25, 2017
  • Time:
    9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Website:
    http://wellness.allinahealth.org/events/55565
  • Location:
    New Ulm Community Center
  • Contact:
    Registrations required. To register or for more information on this program please contact New Ulm Medical Center at 507-217-5173 and ask for Mary or Tracy.
  • EMail:
    jennifer.maurer@allina.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays, September 13 - October 25, 2017 9:30-11:30am
  • Fees/Admission:
    Class fee is $10 per person.
Oct 25 Lunch & Learn Workshop
Bring a box lunch or snack and spend your lunch hour learning. This week's topic will be, "Current Tax Landscape."
  • Date:
    October 25, 2017
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Location:
    Vogel Fieldhouse - Herbeck Room 3 - 122 South Garden Street, New Ulm, MN
  • Contact:
    Crystal Altmann
  • EMail:
    crystal.altmann@ampf.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    This is a free event. Please bring your own lunch or snack.
Oct 25 Willkommen Committee Meeting
Monthly Willkommen Meeting
  • Date:
    October 25, 2017
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Location varies
  • Contact:
    233-4300
  • EMail:
    chamber@newulm.com
Oct 25 Scary Creatures: Things That Bump, Hoot, or Groan in the Night
DNR Naturalist Scott Kudelka and Nature Learning Center Curator Ron Bolduan will present the adult program “Scary Creatures” on Wednesday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. Kudelka and Bolduan will discuss creatures people find scary, such as spiders, bats and other things that bump, hoot, or growl in the night. They will explain why these creatures are important and why some people might find them frightening. Call 507-359-8334 for more information.
  • Date:
    October 25, 2017
  • 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:
    Wednesday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 26 - Oct 28 Focus on Ministry weekend
MLC offers a Focus on Ministry weekend Thursday- Saturday, October 26-28. Focus on Ministry weekends are for high school juniors and seniors who would like to learn more about MLC and the public ministry. All sessions run Thursday evening through Saturday morning. These visits offer a firsthand experience of classes and campus life. Participants will meet and discuss the public ministry with professors, pastors, teachers, and college students. If you would like to attend or would like more information, please contact the MLC admissions office at 507-354-8221 ext. 280.
  • Date:
    October 26, 2017
  • EMail:
    mlcinfo@mlc-wels.edu
Oct 26 Bridging Brown County Annual Networking Dinner
Along with the dinner there will be a silent and live auction, wine pull, and presentation of the Bridge Builder of the Year Award.  Advance Sale Tickets are available from Bridging Brown County Board Members, Chamber office and alumni of the leadership program.
  • Date:
    October 26, 2017
  • Time:
    5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.bridgingbrowncounty.org
  • Location:
    Sleepy Eye Event Center
  • Contact:
    507-794-4733
  • EMail:
    bbc@sleeyeyetel.net
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, October 26
    Social Hour at 5:45 PM
    Dinner at 6:30 PM
  • Fees/Admission:
    $35 - available at the New Ulm Chamber of Commerce until 10-17
Oct 26 Wine & Beer Tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser for the Happy Tails New Ulm Dog Park

Join us for our Wine & Beer Tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser!

All proceeds benefit the Happy Tails New Ulm Dog Park, and your help is appreciated! Check back for more details, and check out our Facebook page, too!

​Thank you to Cash Wise Liquor for partnering with us to host this event!
  • Date:
    October 26, 2017
  • Time:
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Location:
    New Ulm Country Club
    ​1 Golf Dr.
    ​New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    Jennifer Banal at 507-217-6709
  • EMail:
    happytailsdogpark@yahoo.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Thursday, October 26
    ​6-8pm
Oct 26 Community Education - Creating Your Retirement Paycheck
Join us as we are the guest speakers in a class held by the New Ulm Community Education. Contact Crystal Fleck, Community Ed Coordinator, for details or sign up at 507-233-8307.
 
  • Date:
    October 26, 2017
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Location:
    Washington Elementary School - Room 104
  • Contact:
    Crystal Altmann
  • EMail:
    crystal.altmann@ampf.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    This is a free event.
Oct 27 Turner Hall Haunted Orphanage
Turner Haunt and Haunted Orphanage

THE TURNER HALL HAUNTED ORPHANAGE IS OPENING THEIR DOORS TO THE PUBLIC FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER FOR TOURS HALLOWEEN WEEKEND 2017.

​​

MORE INFO COMING SOON.

  • Date:
    October 27, 2017
  • Website:
    http://www.newulmturnerhall.org/haunted-orphanage.html
  • Location:
    Turner Hall
    102 S State St
  • Contact:
    507-354-4916
  • Date/Time Details:
    Oct 27, 28, and 31
Oct 27 Scaritagefest - Haunted Theater
Navigate terrifying sets of ghouls and monsters, winding hallways and dark corners this October when ScaritageFest premieres at the State Street Theater Company (SSTC) in New Ulm. The Haunted Theater, designed and operated by more than 35 local actors and technicians, offers a sprawling attraction of props and special effects populated with an ‘undead’ army of zombies and unrested souls. New this year is the Haunted Door Maze - a scary indoor labyrinth packed with beasts ready to terrorize anyone coming their way. Recommended for ages 10 and up, unless accompanied by an adult.
  • Date:
    October 27, 2017
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Website:
    http:// statestreetnewulm.org
  • Location:
    State Street Theater, 1 North State Street, New Ulm
  • Contact:
    507-359-9990
  • EMail:
    statestreettheater@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 27th, 28th, 31st
  • Fees/Admission:
    $5 - Haunted Theater $5 - Haunted Door Maze
Oct 27 Live Music at The Pantry
Join us at The Pantry every Friday for live music from 7-10pm!  Check the website for live music schedule: http://www.pepperboyfoods.com/ 

Happy Hour (1/2 price bottles of wine) every Fri & Sat from 5-7.
  • Date:
    October 27, 2017
  • Time:
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.pepperboyfoods.com/
  • Location:
    The Pantry
    209 N Minnesota St
    New Ulm, MN    
  • Contact:
    (507) 354-5552
  • EMail:
    pepperboyfoods@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Friday evenings
     
Oct 27 Open Mic Night
  • Date:
    October 27, 2017
  • Time:
    8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Location:
    The Grand Kabaret - 210 N Minnesota St
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 28 Turner Hall Haunted Orphanage
Turner Haunt and Haunted Orphanage

THE TURNER HALL HAUNTED ORPHANAGE IS OPENING THEIR DOORS TO THE PUBLIC FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER FOR TOURS HALLOWEEN WEEKEND 2017.

​​

MORE INFO COMING SOON.

  • Date:
    October 28, 2017
  • Website:
    http://www.newulmturnerhall.org/haunted-orphanage.html
  • Location:
    Turner Hall
    102 S State St
  • Contact:
    507-354-4916
  • Date/Time Details:
    Oct 27, 28, and 31
Oct 28 2017 Day of Caring - sponsored by the United Way of Brown County
  • Date:
    October 28, 2017
  • Contact:
    507-354-6512
  • EMail:
    untiedwaybrowncountyarea.org
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, October 28
Oct 28 Free Community Breakfast
Free Community Breakfast, Saturday, October 28 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. All are welcome!
  • Date:
    October 28, 2017
  • 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:
    10/28/17 8-10am
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free
Oct 28 Children's Halloween Scavenger Hunt at the Brown County Museum
The Brown County Historical Society Museum will be holding a Children' s Halloween Scavenger Hunt. Bring the whole family to this fun, free event and find the hidden treasures throughout the museum. Everyone is encouraged to dress in costume. Refreshments provided, and treats, too!

  • Date:
    October 28, 2017
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:
    Brown County Historical Society Museum
    2 N. Broadway St.
    ​New Ulm, MN 56073
  • Contact:
    507-233-2616
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, October 18
    ​10am-Noon
  • Fees/Admission:
    FREE
Oct 28 Halloween Party
Come and go party. 0-9 years old.

Costumes optional. No masks, please.
​Games and sensory area. crafts, prizes, snack, and a bag of goodies!
Check out the Courtland Fire Truck!
Bring a food item for the Food Shelf!
Bring your camera for the photo area!
​Sponsored by the Courtland Lions Club and assisted by Immanuel Lutheran School Students
  • Date:
    October 28, 2017
  • Time:
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:
    Courtland Community Center
    300 Railroad St.
    Courtland, MN 56021
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, October 28
    2-4pm
Oct 28 Fall Pumpkin Smash Demo Derby
We've decided to hold a special Fall Pumpkin Smash Demo Derby this year at the Brown County Fair Grounds. Tickets sales start at 1:30pm the day of the event. Concessions & beer will be available for purchase. Pit Gate opens at 11:00am. Concessions will be available for purchase in the pit as well. Registration fee is $25. Pit crew admission is $20. Classes are as follows : Old Iron Stock, 80's & newer, Midsize, Subcompacts, Mighty Minis, Stock Trucks, and Powder Puff.
  • Date:
    October 28, 2017
  • Time:
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.browncountyfreefair.com
  • Location:
    Brown County Fair Grounds
  • Contact:
    (507) 354-2223 1201 N State St, PO Box 221 New Ulm, Minnesota 56073
  • Fees/Admission:
    $12 per person
    Kids 6 and under are free
Oct 28 BCHS Howl-o-ween Party
Join us for the Brown County Humane Society's Howl-o-ween Party. There will be a costume contest for both dogs and humans! Food will be available for purchase and sweet treats at the bake sale. Have some fun with the games and treats. If you don't have a costume for your dog, we will have several on hand for you to choose from!
  • Date:
    October 28, 2017
  • Time:
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.bchsnu.com
  • Location:
    The Community Room in the Marktplatz Mall (next to Artsy Tartsy)
  • Contact:
    507-359-2312
  • EMail:
    bchsnu@hotmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 28, 2017 3:00-5:00 pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    Free Admission
Oct 28 Scaritagefest - Haunted Theater
Navigate terrifying sets of ghouls and monsters, winding hallways and dark corners this October when ScaritageFest premieres at the State Street Theater Company (SSTC) in New Ulm. The Haunted Theater, designed and operated by more than 35 local actors and technicians, offers a sprawling attraction of props and special effects populated with an ‘undead’ army of zombies and unrested souls. New this year is the Haunted Door Maze - a scary indoor labyrinth packed with beasts ready to terrorize anyone coming their way. Recommended for ages 10 and up, unless accompanied by an adult.
  • Date:
    October 28, 2017
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://statestreetnewulm.org
  • Location:
    State Street Theater, 1 North State Street, New Ulm
  • Contact:
    507-359-9990
  • EMail:
    statestreettheater@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 27th, 28th, 31st
  • Fees/Admission:
    $5 - Haunted Theater $5 - Haunted Door Maze
Oct 28 - Oct 29 Largest Costume Party in Southern Minnesota
Come join us for a fun night! Hitchville will play at 9pm and doors will open at 8pm. There will be a costume contest from 8pm until later on in the night! Prizes will be given out to the winners. The costume categories include: Sexiest, Scariest, Best group theme, Best celebrity outfit.
Tickets will be $10 and sold at the door! 21 and Over Event
Buckets of prizes will include a lot of gifts from local businesses! Thank you to those who sponsored this event!
  • Date:
    October 28, 2017
  • Time:
    8:00 PM - 12:30 AM
  • Website:
    https://www.newulmeventcenter.com/
  • Location:
    New Ulm Event Center
  • Contact:
    Alejandra Briones
  • EMail:
    alejandra.newulmec@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    8-12:30
  • Fees/Admission:
    $10 Tickets - only sold at the door
Oct 28 Halloween Dinner Party w/ Ace in the Whole
  • Date:
    October 28, 2017
  • Time:
    8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Location:
    The Grand Kabaret - 210 N Minnesota St
  • Contact:
    To reserve tickets, call, e-mail, or visit us! 507-359-9222 The Grand Center for Arts & Culture 210 N. Minnesota St. Office Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10AM-4PM
  • EMail:
    grand@thegrandnewulm.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    $8 Members/$12 Nonmembers
Oct 29 Joint Reformation Service
The Joint Reformation Service of the Minnesota River Conference will be held Sunday October 29, at 3:00 pm in Chapel of the Christ at Martin Luther College. Minnesota District President Rev. Charles Degner will preach on the theme, "For Love of the Truth". A reception will be held in the MLC gymnasium following the service. 
  • Date:
    October 29, 2017
  • EMail:
    mlcinfo@mlc-wels.edu
Oct 31 Turner Hall Haunted Orphanage
Turner Haunt and Haunted Orphanage

THE TURNER HALL HAUNTED ORPHANAGE IS OPENING THEIR DOORS TO THE PUBLIC FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER FOR TOURS HALLOWEEN WEEKEND 2017.

​​

MORE INFO COMING SOON.

  • Date:
    October 31, 2017
  • Website:
    http://www.newulmturnerhall.org/haunted-orphanage.html
  • Location:
    Turner Hall
    102 S State St
  • Contact:
    507-354-4916
  • Date/Time Details:
    Oct 27, 28, and 31
Oct 31 Coffee Talk at Ameriprise
We supply the coffee and rolls; you supply the conversation. This is structured for open dialog and is open to the community as well as clients.
  • Date:
    October 31, 2017
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
  • Location:
    Ameriprise Conference Room - 510 2nd Street North, New Ulm, MN
  • Contact:
    Crystal Altmann
  • EMail:
    crystal.altmann@ampf.com
Oct 31 Scaritagefest - Haunted Theater
Navigate terrifying sets of ghouls and monsters, winding hallways and dark corners this October when ScaritageFest premieres at the State Street Theater Company (SSTC) in New Ulm. The Haunted Theater, designed and operated by more than 35 local actors and technicians, offers a sprawling attraction of props and special effects populated with an ‘undead’ army of zombies and unrested souls. New this year is the Haunted Door Maze - a scary indoor labyrinth packed with beasts ready to terrorize anyone coming their way.
  • Date:
    October 31, 2017
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://statestreetnewulm.org
  • Location:
    State Street Theater, 1 North State Street, New Ulm
  • Contact:
    507-359-9990
  • EMail:
    statestreettheater@gmail.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 27th, 28th, 31st
  • Fees/Admission:
    $5 - Haunted Theater
    $5 - Haunted Door Maze
Oct 31 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
The Children’s Room lights will all be out. Come and listen and shiver and shout. From 6:30 - 7:30 - be ready to be scared. Many spooky tales are waiting to be shared. Stay for one or two or more and pick up a treat as you go out the door!
  • Date:
    October 31, 2017
  • Time:
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Website:
    http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us/index.asp?SEC=EB3EA159-4243-45B7-B2BC-3ABD0151D402
  • Location:
    Public Library Children's Room
  • Contact:
    Jan Keaveny - Youth Services Librarian
  • EMail:
    jkeaveny@tds.lib.mn.us
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 31 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Fees/Admission:
    no fees