Go and Do: June 18, 2021
Around the area
PALMER — Faith Community Church, rural Palmer, presents the Nelon Family at 10 a.m. SUNDAY at the church. The church is located 10 miles north of Manson on N-65 or three miles south of Iowa Highway 3 on N-65. For more information, visit www.faithccpalmer.org or call (712) 359-2302.
EMMETSBURG — Catholic Daughters of the Americas The Almost Summer Rummage Sale is 3 to 7 p.m. TODAY and 8 a.m. to noon SATURDAY at the Holy Family Parish Center, Emmetsburg.
STRATFORD — First Baptist Church, Stratford, presents The Blackwood Quartet in concert at 10 a.m. SUNDAY at the church and at 2 p.m. SUNDAY in the Stratford City Park. A freewill offering will be accepted at both concerts.
WEBSTER CITY — The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Webster City, is holding a thrift sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. SATURDAY. Masks are required.
HUMBOLDT — Humboldt Flea Market is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. SATURDAY and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. SUNDAY at 2013 220th St., Humboldt. Admission and parking are free.
LEHIGH — Lehigh River Days are TODAY, SATURDAY and SUNDAY in Lehigh. Today’s events include glow-in-the-dark volleyball tournament at 7 p.m. and the Little Miss and Mr. River Days kids’ talent show at 5:30 p.m. The parade begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, followed by a car show, train rides on Main Street, tastings at the Lehigh Locker, bags tournament, bingo at the Community Center and School Hill bike climb at 3 p.m. There will be lunch on Saturday at the senior center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the Lehigh Fire Department pork loin supper is 5 to 7 p.m. at the community center. Section 7 Band will play at the street dance from 8 to 11 p.m. downtown. On Sunday, there will be a community church service and an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast at the ballpark at 8 a.m. The Lehigh Locker cook-off will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on East Green. Most events are free, except for the volleyball tournament. Concessions will be available.
MANSON – An afternoon of music supporting The Longest Day for Harlan’s Heroes, a charity event for Alzheimers, will begin at 1 p.m. SUNDAY at 1027 Eighth St., Manson. There will be baked goods and baskets for sale.
In Fort Dodge
FORT DODGE — The Karl L. King Municipal Band Concert is 7:30 p.m. SUNDAY at the Karl L. King Memorial Park located downtown at the City Square. Audience members can bring lawn chairs and sit socially distanced in the park, or they can remain in their cars to listen and park around three sides of the square and then honk their car horns as applause. There will be no ice cream social provided during June and there will be no public restrooms available at any time during the evening.
FORT DODGE — Pick It Up Fort Dodge is 10 a.m. to noon SATURDAY at the gazebo on the City Square. Students’ artwork will be installed into the new downtown trash receptables and student coloring contest winners will be recognized.
FORT DODGE — A Student Art Show is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. SATURDAY at the Fort Dodge Fine Arts Gallery, 921 Central Ave. The event will feature artwork from students at Community Christian School, St. Edmond Catholic School, Fort Dodge Community School District and Iowa Central Community College. Some artwork will be for sale.
FORT DODGE — Fort Dodge Kennel Club Dog Show is 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. SATURDAY and SUNDAY at the Webster County Fairgrounds, 22770 Old Highway 169. This is an all-breed dog show with obedience and rally trials.
FORT DODGE — Lighthouse Ministries, 1333 Fourth Ave. N., is holding a Father’s Day Car Show at 5:30 p.m. SUNDAY. The show will feature cars, motorcycles and trucks. A free meal will be provided. Freewill donations benefitting Facing Autism will be accepted.
FORT DODGE — Fort Dodge Coin Club Show is 2 to 7:30 p.m. TODAY and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. SATURDAY at the Fort Museum Opera House, One Museum Road. Admission and parking are free.
FORT DODGE — Eggs & Issues Legislative Forum is 10:30 a.m. SATURDAY in the BioScience and Health Science building on the Iowa Central Community College campus. The forum is free. The forum can also be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/user/GreaterFortDodge.
FORT DODGE — Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. SATURDAY behind Sparkle Car Wash, 319 S. 25th St., on the west side of Crossroads Mall.
FORT DODGE — Soldier Creek Winery, 1584 Paragon Ave., is holding Vineyard Vibrations from 6 to 8 p.m. TODAY. Free live music will be provided by Blue Ribbon Ramblers. Food will be available for purchase.
FORT DODGE — Soldier Creek Winery, 1584 Paragon Ave., is holding Sunday Vineyard Vibrations from 3 to 5 p.m. SUNDAY. Free live music will be provided by Larry Myer. Food will be available for purchase. The event will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Bring your lawn chair.