Buy it fresh at Litchfield’s Community Market, 1-5 p.m. May through October along 4th Street North. For more information, call 320-552-1387.
Block Party 5-8pm at Oak Heights Covenant Church, 1398 South Grade Road SW, Hutchinson. The event features free games, food and fun for all ages. For more information, call the church office at 320-587-8483.
Car and Bike Night 5:30-8 p.m. weekly through August 25 at the American Legion Post 104 in downtown Litchfield. For more information, call 320-693-9074.
Done at Litchfield Thursday Crimson Age in Central Park from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The final performance of the season is August 25 and includes Music from the October Sun and Pet Parade.
Thursday to Monday, August 25 September 5
Great Minnesota Get-Together 12 days of fun, food, fellowship and more. For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.mnstatefair.org.
Showing at Hutchinson Center for the Arts, 15 Franklin St. SW “Wild Whimsy of the Northwoods” by Diamond Nispel, through Sept. 16. A reception and artist talk will be held on Friday, September 2, 5:30-7 p.m. Exhibition viewing hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is free to watch the show and attend the artist reception. For more information, call the Arts Center at 320-587-7278.
The Dassel History Center, 901 First St., is hosting the Crow River String Band 7 pm at the History Center. The band plays a mix of bluegrass, gospel and country music, plus there’s humor and storytelling. Tickets are $10 and are available for purchase at the Dassel History Center. For more information, call 320-275-3077.
Hutchinson Farmers Market The Depot Marketplace, 25 Adams St. SW is open Wednesday 8 a.m.-noon Saturday and 2:30-5:30 p.m. Email [email protected] for more information.
party in the park, 2-4:30pm at Library Square in downtown Hutchinson. This is a free fun family event with prizes including a bouncy house, free lunch of hot dogs and chips, face painting, food vendors, camping sets and an ice fishing house. For more information, call 763-222-9648.
Live music by Scarlett Woods 3-6pm on the patio at Crow River Winery, 14848 State Highway 7 E., Hutchinson. Admission is free. Future performers include: Trent Shaw on September 4; Kevin Gerdes on September 11; Bill Litzau on September 18; and John Beck on September 25. For more information, visit www.croriverwinery.com.
Yoga is offered 6:30-7:30pm Tuesdays through October weather permitting Jomas Hill Winery, 67755 205th St, Darwin. Cost is $15 and includes a glass after class. To register, visit www.jomashillvineyard.com/events/ or call 320-212-6144.
It’s Piano Bar Request Night with Phil Thompson 5-8 pm at Crow River Winery, 14848 State Highway 7 E., Hutchinson. Admission is free. This program includes viewer requests. Knowing more than 500 popular songs, Thompson is ready to perform country favorites and pop hits from the 1970s, 80s, 90s and more. For more information, visit crowriverwinery.com.
Artist reception and conversation by Diamond Nispel, Admission is free and the public is welcome at the Hutchinson Center of the Arts, 15 Franklin St. SW, creator of the Wild Whimsy of the Northwoods exhibit. For more information, call the Arts Center at 320-587-7278.
Friday through Monday, September. 2-5
Find deals and steals, save the dates Hutchinson Citywide Garage Sale.
Hutchinson Concert Association presents B2wins 7-9 pm at Crosspoint Church, 1215 Roberts Road SW, Hutchinson. Admission is a Concert Association membership or a $25 ticket at the door. For more information, visit hutchisnonconcert.weebly.com.
Friday and Saturday, September. 16-17
48th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival at Library Square in downtown Hutchinson. Hours are 10 am-6 pm Friday and 9 am-4 pm Saturday. For more information, call the chamber at 320-587-5252.
Saturday and Sunday, September. 24-25
Elks 41st Annual Gun Show and Knife McLeod County Fairgrounds, 840 Century Ave. SW, in Hutchinson. Hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children under 12. For more information, call Dale Harbarth at 320-587-8989.
– Have an event for the A&E calendar? Local entertainment-related events are welcome and published once for free. Email information to Kay Johnson at [email protected] or call her at 320-753-3541.