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P.O. Box 205, La Crescent, MN 55947,

Corn maze: weekends from Aug. 18 - Oct. 13. Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays noon to 5 p.m. Norskedalen, Coon Valley, Wis.

Relaxing guided walks: 7 to 8 p.m. Fridays and 1 to 2 p.m. Sundays through Labor Day, Great River Bluffs State Park. 507-643-6849.

I Can Trout Fish: 10:30 a.m. to noon, every Sunday through Labor Day, Whitewater State Park. Youngsters must be accompanied by an adult. 507-932-3007 ext. 226.

Nature at the Beach: 1 to 2 p.m. each weekday, Memorial Day to Labor Day, Whitewater State Park. 507-932-3007 ext. 226.

La Crescent Chamber of Commerce Applefest mixer: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, Old Hickory Park shelter.

Active Living La Crescent youth triathlon: 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, La Crescent Aquatic Center.

Applefest queen candidates style show luncheon: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, Radisson Hotel Ballroom, La Crosse. Tickets available at Apple Tree Flowers.

Apple Annie Cabaret: 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, La Crescent American Legion.

Barbershop concert: 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, La Crescent High School Fine Arts Center. Coulee Chordsmen and Vocality. To benefit Neighbors in Action and Boys Scouts.

Historical Society barn dance: 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, Mark and Sue Miller farm, 32529 Cty. Rd. 1 (Apple Blossom Drive). Music by Larry Langen and the Country Classics.

Live with rattlesnakes program: 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, Houston Nature Center.

Visitor center grand opening: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, N5727 County Road Z, Onalaska, Wis. (Brice Prairie)

Lawn chair concert: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, Trailhead Park band shell, 215 West Plum St., Houston. Quintessence, woodwind variety.

Crucifixion School open house: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the school.

Boat tours of Pool 8: 4:15 and 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, Wildcat Park, Brownsville. Registration is required, 608-779-2399 or email

Collections of household hazardous: 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, Hokah Fire Station.

Storytime and Story and Craft: 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, La Crescent Public Library.

Hokah Fall Fest: Friday Aug. 31- Saturday Sept. 1. Kickball tournament both days, music beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, Hokah Fire Station.

La Crescent City wide rummage sale: Saturday, Sept. 1.

Prairie walk: 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, Houston Nature Center.

Art in the Park: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, Old Hickory Park, La Crescent. Artist displays, music, silent auction, refreshments. To benefit Touching Moments Animals Assisted Activities.

La Crescent Farmer’s Market: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Crucifixion School parking lot, La Crescent.

Chapter Club with Mr. Petersilie: 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, La Crescent Public Library.

Morning story and craft club: 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, La Crescent Public Library.

Houston County Historical Society: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays at museum complex, county fairgrounds, Caledonia.

Story and craft: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, La Crescent Public Library. Ages preschool and older.

Coffee and conversation: 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays, La Crescent Public Library (for senior citizens). Bring your own cup, coffee provided. Call 895-5155 for a ride or to ask questions.


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