Events

Thursday November 08, 2018
Start: Nov 8 2018 7:00 pm

Join us for the monthly meeting of Wild Ones: Northfield Prairie Partners Chapter.  Learn more about events in Northfield at https://northfield.wildones.org. Learn more about this national nonprofit organization at https://www.wildones.org/

Dan Tallman, a Northfielder, is an expert birder and Emeritus Professor of Biology, Northern State University, and has banded birds for over 50 years.  He will talk about why we band birds, some trends he has noticed, and share interesting stories of where his banded birds have been discovered.

Friday November 16, 2018
Start: Nov 16 2018 9:00 am

Come to the Ole Artisan Bazaar and find a great gift for yourself or others while supporting local artisans. There are scarves, hats, photography, cards, jewelry, honey, wooden bowls, ornaments, candy, pottery, mittens, textiles, prints and so much more. Come and see!

Start: Nov 16 2018 7:00 pm

Join us for a free concert!  We have 3 youth orchestras performing a variety of music, sure to entertain!

Saturday December 01, 2018
Start: Dec 1 2018 11:00 am
End: Dec 1 2018 1:00 pm
Ameriikan Poijat (“Boys of America")  is a unique Finnish American brass band that was founded by Paul Niemisto in 1990 in Northfield.  Their newest CD- “Juhlat – Festivals and Celebrations” releases on Dec. 1. 2018, at Content Books on Division St.   Paul Niemisto will be there to autograph between 11:00 and 1:00.
 
Paul writes "It’s been about ten years since Ameriikan Poijat has recorded a new album. Part of this is because our Finnish style brass septet has already covered a lot of our favorite music in the first four CDs (about 80 separate selections). At one time, we were thinking about doing a Christmas album, but couldn’t get excited about adding one more to a glut of seasonal recordings. What was left? The modern stuff!
Thursday December 06, 2018
Start: Dec 6 2018 6:00 pm
On Thursday evening, December 6, members of the Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra, will divide up into small musical groups, such as string quartets, woodwind quintets, trombone choirs, and other groups, to perform music during Northfield's annual "Winter Walk".  The groups start at 6:00 PM at the  Eagle's Club Dance Hall at 304 Water Street, by the Third Street Bridge and Bridge Square, and continues playing until 8:00pm.
Friday December 07, 2018
Start: Dec 7 2018 6:00 pm
End: Dec 7 2018 8:30 pm

Join local residents of Swedish descent in celebrating the beginning of the Swedish Christmas season. This free, family friendly event includes a potluck supper, a Lucia processional and pageant, live fiddle music, the singing of Swedish carols, and folk dancing. Everyone—young and old, singles and families, Swede and non-Swede—is invited to attend. Bring your own tableware, two dishes to pass, and one dozen cookies.

Start: Dec 7 2018 7:00 pm
End: Dec 7 2018 9:00 pm
Join Carleton's resident astronomers to view planets,  stars, nebulas and clusters. Dress warmly as the domes are not heated!  The event will be cancelled  if cloudy.  Open houses are open to the community and held the first Friday of each month.
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