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

Corn maze: Weekends through Oct. 13. Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays noon to 5 p.m. Norskedalen, Coon Valley, Wis.

Author Todd Burpo “Heaven is for Real”: 5 and 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, Viterbo Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

Ministry in Music with Prairie Smoke: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, Hokah United Methodist Church.

Military retiree appreciation day: 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, Fort McCoy, Wis. 608-388-3716.

Autumn twilight tour: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center, Coon Valley. Reservations required, 608-452-3424.

Speical anniversary book sale: 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 8, 28 S. Oak St., La Crescent (new books added). Refreshments and prizes will be provided.

Apple Cobbler Golf Scramble: shotgun start at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, Pine Creek Golf Course. Register at 895-2410. Buttons required.

The Diamonds rock band: 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, La Crescent Fine Arts Center. 895-5150.

Fall chicken dinner: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Houston.

WIC Clinic: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, County Community Service Building, 611 Vista Dr., Caledonia. 507-725-5816.

Applefest: Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 13-16. King Apple parade at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Natural Living Group: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, Houston Nature Center. Speaker: Parenting — Calm in Chaos. Call Tricia at 507-896-4752 for more information.

Chickenque: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, St. Thomas More church, La Crosse.

Over the Back Fence variety show: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, St. Mane Theatre, Lanesboro. 507-467-2446.

Applefest Run to the Edge Scenic 5k run/walk: 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15.

Lancer Wall-of-Fame induction ceremony: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, La Crescent American Legion. 895-5455.

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.