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Best Bets: Small town festivals in Hayfield, Rose Creek this weekend

The Hayfield Fire Department will be holding the 2019 Chicken Fry and Street Dances July 12-13.

The annual Field of Flags will be on display through July 14, with a special ceremony to be held on July 13.

Friday

Times and events subject to change.

  • Vikings Pride Golf Tournament – Oaks Golf Club, 10 a.m.
  • Beer Gardens/Full Bar, 5:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Hayfield Legion Serving Food, 5 p.m.
  • Bingo – Hayfield Legion, 6:30 p.m.
  • Miss Hey Days Pageant – Trinity Lutheran Church, 7 p.m.
  • Street Dance featuring Junk FM (21 and older), 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Saturday

Times and events subject to change.

  • Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament – Earl Himle Park, All Day
  • Boy Scout Pancake Feed – Hayfield Fire Hall, 7 a.m. to noon
  • 5K Walk/Run – Earl Himle Park, 8 a.m.
  • Bean Bag Tournament – Earl Himle Park, 10 a.m. sign-up
  • Lions Brat Stand – Earl Himle Park, 10 a.m.
  • Field of Flags Ceremony, 11 a.m.
  • Beer Gardens/Full Bar, noon to 1 a.m.
  • Parade, 2 p.m.
  • Chicken Fry – Hayfield Fire Hall, 4-8 p.m.
  • Bingo – Hayfield Legion, 6:30 p.m.
  • Kid Activties/Games – Uncle Mony’s, 7-10 p.m.
  • Street Dance featuring County Line Drive (21 and older), 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
  • Fire Works, Dusk

Fun Days return to Rose Creek

Rose Creek Fun Days will be held from July 12-14. Among several activities over the three days will be a tractor and truck pull at 10 a.m. on Saturday and the band Negative Waves performing at 8:30 p.m. that  night.

Friday

Times and events subject to change.

  • Concessions Stand in the Park
  • 15th Annual Black Socks Kickball Tournament (10 and under), 4 p.m.
  • 15th Annual Black Socks Kickball Tournament (15 and under), 5 p.m.
  • 15th Annual Black Socks Kickball Tournament (Open Class), 7 p.m.
  • Fireman’s Water Fight – Ulven’s Hardware, 8 p.m.
  • Music at The Creek – Rush Hour, 8:30 p.m.
  • Bean Bag Tournament – The Creek

Saturday

Times and events subject to change.

  • Concessions Stand in the Park
  • 17th Annual Tess Landherr 5K Memorial Walk, 8 a.m.
  • Softball Tournament, 8 a.m.
  • Vendor Fair – Rose Creek City Park, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Tractor and Truck Pull, 10 a.m.
  • Southland FFA Tractor Show, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Bean Bag Tournament – The Creek
  • Volleyball – The Creek, 2 p.m.
  • Rose Creek Fire Department Windsor Chop Supper – Rose Creek City Park, 5-8 p.m.
  • Music at The Creek – Negative Waves, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday

Times and events subject to change.

  • Concessions Stand in the Park
  • Softball Tournament, 8 a.m.

Schedule of Events

Friday

• Independence Day Dinner, noon at the Mower County Senior Center. Celebrate Independence Day with a great dinner featuring beef, potato salad, baked beans and dessert. Cost is $8 for members, $9 for non-members. Entertainment sponsored by Primrose. Reservations required – to RSVP or for more information, call 507-433-2370 or stop by the Senior Center front desk.

• Chateau Speedway – Points Night, 7 p.m. at Chateau Speedway in Lansing. First green flag at 7:15 p.m., with USRA A Mod, USRA B Mod, WISSOTA Midwest Mod, WISSOTA Street Stock, Hobby Stock, Hornet. Admission $10 for adults, $5 for pre-teens, free for under 5. For more information, call 507-440-8238.

Saturday

• Second Annual Dammen Adventure Race, 8 a.m. to 1 pm. at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center. Teams of two race to complete a variety of surprise nature-themed tasks throughout the Nature Center. All proceeds will be donated to the Kevin Dammen Mentorship Program. For more information, go to www.hormelnaturecenter.org or call 507-437-7519.

• Cedar River Archery Club 3D Shoot, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cedar River Archery Club. Come out for a fun, family sporting event. $10 for members, $15 for non-members (family and child rates available). For more information, go to www.cedarriverarcheryclub.com or call 507-208-5698.

• Second Saturday Kids Craft – Up-Cycled CD Sun Catchers, 10:30 a.m. at the Austin Public Library. All ages welcome/ Each child under 5 years old must be accompanied by an adult during the entire craft. For more information, call 507-433-2391.

• Family Art Studio, 1-3 p.m. at the Austin ArtWorks Center. Drop in as a family and get creative. Materials provided. Free; all ages encouraged to attend and create together. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. Funded by the Austin Area Foundation. For more information, go to www.austinareaarts.org or call 507-434-0934.

Sunday

• Cedar River Archery Club 3D Shoot, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cedar River Archery Club. Come out for a fun, family sporting event. $10 for members, $15 for non-members (family and child rates available). For more information, go to www.cedarriverarcheryclub.com or call 507-208-5698.

• Austin Greyhounds vs. Rochester Royals, 1 p.m. at Marcusen Park. Go Greyhounds! For more information, go to www.austingreyhoundsbaseball.com.

• Austin AL Post 91 vs. Albert Lea, 6 p.m. at Marcusen Park.