Next seven days
Wednesday, May 29
Support local producers at the Hutchinson Farmers Market at Depot Marketplace, 25 Adams St. S.E. Hours are 2:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. For more information, visit the market’s Facebook page.
Get crafty at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts, 15 Franklin St. S.W. Local artist Ellen Starr is teaching the basics of macrame at this class from 6-8 p.m. Call the art center for availability at 320-587-7278 or visit bit.ly/2H0agoR.
Hutchinson Community Running Group welcomes runners of all abilities. It meets at 6:50 p.m. in Library Square. The 3-mile run, which loops around the city begins at 7 p.m. For more information, visit the group’s Facebook page.
Texas Hold’em is at 7 p.m. at the Litchfield Eagles Club, 389 County Road 34; 320-693-9008.
Thursday, May 30
Brickheads is an opportunity for children age 4-14 to engage in creative play with Legos from 6:30-7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Litchfield Public Library, 216 Marshall Ave. N.; 320-693-2483.
It’s Live Trivia at 6:30 p.m. at the Litchfield Eagles Club, 389 County Road 34. Admission is free and the public is welcome; 320-693-9008.
Live music by Josie Sanken from 7-9 p.m. at Zellas in downtown Hutchinson; 320-587-9463.
Friday, May 31
Preschool Story Hour is at 10 a.m. at the Litchfield Public Library, 216 N. Marshall Ave. This activity is for children age 3-5. Admission is free and the public is welcome; 320-693-2483.
Story Hour is from 10-11 a.m. at the Dassel Public Library, 460 Third St. N. Admission is free and the public is welcome; 320-275-3756.
Piano music by Jim Nelson from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Zellas in downtown Hutchinson; 320-587-9463.
Little League Night at Veterans Memorial Field at 7:30 p.m. All Little League players and a parent are admitted free by wearing their baseball jerseys. All youth receive a free Chevy youth baseball T-shirt. Little leaguers are welcome to run the bases prior to the Hutchinson Huskies vs. Montrose Stingers game.
Live music by Bird Dogs from 8 p.m.-midnight at Neisen’s Bar and Grill in Biscay; 320-864-5555.
Saturday, June 1
The Hutchinson Farmers Market is open for business from 8 a.m.-noon at Depot Marketplace, 25 Adams St. S.E., Hutchinson. The market is also open from 2:30-5 p.m. Wednesdays. The market season runs through October. For more information, visit the Hutchinson Farmers Market page on Facebook, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 320-234-5652.
Registration begins today for the Litchfield Public Library’s summer reading program: It’s Showtime @ Your Library. The library is at 216 Marshall Ave. N. For more information, call 320-693-2483.
”Madagascar” is the free family movie at Century 9, 766 Century Ave. S.W., Hutchinson. Doors open at 9:30 for the 10 a.m. movie.
Bike and Blade Bonanza from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Rotary Park, 760 School Road N.W., Hutchinson. Free youth bicycle helmets and fitting (while supplies last), bicycle safety checks, learn the skills of the road and practice along the park trail and more. Information available about community resources, giveaways and snacks. Admission is free and the public is welcome. This is a Passport to the Parks event. For more information, visit hutchinsonjaycees.org.
13th annual Mike Popelka Memorial Bike Run begins with registration at 8 a.m. at My Own Body Shop, 912 Hennepin Ave. N., Glencoe. Run start is 10 a.m. Return time is 4 p.m. For more information, call My own Body Shop at 320-864-4964.
The Glencoe Aquatic Center, 200 Desoto Ave. N., opens for the season today. Hours are 12:30-8:30 p.m. daily. For more information, call 320-864-2959.
Sunday, June 2
Looking for something to do this weekend? Discover the Crow River. Paddlesport rentals of kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards are available from 1-8 p.m. Friday-Sunday and 4-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday at the rental building at Masonic/West River Park, 1000 Les Kouba Parkway N.W., Hutchinson. The fee is $5 per 30 minutes, cash only with a valid form of identification. For more information, call 320-234-4494.
Love pizza? Compete in the Pizza Eating Contest at 1 p.m. at Bobbing Bobber Brewing Co., 900 State Highway 15 S., Hutchinson. The first person to eat an extra-large thin crust pepperoni pizza wins. To enter, stop by the brewery or call 320-455-4999.
Live music by Trent Shaw from 2-5 p.m. at Crow River Winery, 14848 State Highway 7 E., Hutchinson. Upcoming performers include: June 9: Josie Sanken; June 16: Lehto & Wright; June 23: Traveled Ground; and June 30: Erin Chase. The live music series continues through November. Admission is free and the public is welcome; 320-587-2922.
Monday, June 3
Open swimming is offered from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Litchfield High School pool, 901 N. Gilman Ave. Admission is $1. There is no open swim July 1-5. For more information, call Litchfield Community Education at 320-693-2354.
Texas Hold’em is at 7 p.m., at Neisen’s Bar and Grill in Biscay. It’s free to play. For more information, call 320-864-5555.
Play Texas Hold’em at 7 p.m. at Muddy Cow, 915 U.S. Highway 12, Litchfield. Admission is free and the public is welcome. For more information, call 320-373-5505.
Tuesday, June 4
The Hutchinson Center for the Arts, 15 Franklin St. S.W., is hosting the new show “Recent Works: Teresa Audet and Wendy Thoreson.” The show is continuing through July 3. Viewing hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and from noon-4 p.m. Friday. Admission is free and the public is welcome; 320-587-7278.
Lester Prairie will kick off its Music in the Park series at 6:30 p.m. with Concertina Melinda and Friends. Food is served at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Future performers include: June 4: Jim’s Brewers; June 11: Lowell S., Nancy B. and Friends; June 18: Phyllis Hummel and the Swinging Country Band; June 25: Blake Klaustermeier and Friends; and July 2: George’s Concertina Band.
Main Street Sports Bar in downtown Hutchinson is hosting Live Trivia at 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Admission is free and the public is welcome. For more information, call 320-587-2760.
Wednesday, June 5
Litchfield Public Library, 216 N. Marshall Ave., is hosting Toddler Time at 10:15 a.m. through Aug. 7. Admission is free and the public is welcome; 320-693-2483.
Author presentation by Linda Kay Dahlen at 6 p.m. at the Hutchinson Public Library. Dahlen is talking about her book, “The Viking Priest.” Admission is free and the public is welcome; 320-587-2368.
Thursday, June 6
Glencoe Dairy Days and Ag Appreciation is from 4 to 7 p.m. at the corner of 11th and Greeley in Glencoe. This event features music, activities, live animals, machinery, free root beer floats, face painting, games and a goat milking contest at 6 p.m. For more information, visit glencoechamber.com.
Live music by John Dokken at the RiverSong Summer Mix Release Party from 5-7 p.m. at Crow River Winery, 14848 State Highway 7 E., Hutchinson. A portion of the bottles sales of Summer Mix are donated to the RiverSong Music Festival. For more information, visit crowriverwinery.com or call 320-587-2922.
Litchfield American Legion’s fifth annual Car & Bike Night, 222 N. Sibley Ave., is from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and continues Thursdays through Aug. 29. Weekly People’s Choice Award, plus giveaways. For more information, call the Legion at 320-693-9074.
Litchfield’s summer concert series, Concerts in Central Park, begins with a performance by the Litchfield Area Male Chorus from 6-8 p.m. in Central Park in downtown Litchfield. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Future performers include: Meeker Area Ministries on June 13; the Marv Nissel Band on June 20 and the Mary Guentzel Quintet on June 27. Music continues through Aug. 15.
Friday, June 7
Hutchinson’s Dairy Day Celebration is from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Library Square in downtown Hutchinson. This event features lunch for $5, live music, celebrity milking contest and more; 320-587-5252.
Friday through Sunday, June 7-9
Take a Kid Fishing Weekend — Minnesota residents 16 or older fish for free — they don’t need a fishing license — if they bring a child 15 or younger fishing June 7-9 in Minnesota. For more information, go to dnr.state.mn.us/takeakidfishing.
Saturday, June 8
Sibley’s 100th Birthday Bash from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Sibley State Park, 800 Sibley Park Road, New London. This event features live music from 1-3:30 p.m. by Siama Matuzungidi and band, free snacks and beverages, games, hike with naturalist, fishing and more. Admission is free on Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day. For more information, call Kelsey Olson at 320-354-2002.
Children are welcome at 10 a.m. to practice reading to members of the McLeod/Meeker county chapter of Therapy Dogs International. This event is at the Litchfield Public Library, 216 N. Marshall Ave. Admission is free and the public is welcome; 320-693-2483.
Hutchinson Aquatic Center opens today (weather permitting), 900 Harrington St. S.W. Daily hours: 5:30-9 a.m. fitness time, lap swim, river walking; 9-11:30 a.m. rentals; 12:30-7:30 p.m. open swim; 7:45-8:45 evening fitness (Tuesday and Thursday). Free swims are available from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11; Thursday, June 20; Thursday, July 11; Thursday, July 18; Tuesday, Aug. 6, and Thursday, Aug. 15. Daily admission is $7 for all swimmers; $5 after 5 p.m., free for age 24 months or younger; $4 for spectators; and $4 for fitness. For more information. Season passes are also available. For more information, call 320-234-5641.
It’s Great Outdoors Month. Minnesota DNR encourages Minnesotans to go outside during the month of June and celebrate Great Outdoors Month. The DNR typically waives the requirement for a vehicle permit (a $7 value) and provides free admission to all 75 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas on National Get Outdoors Day Saturday, June 8. Many special programs take place throughout the month at state parks. For more information, go online to dnr.state.mn.us.
Teen events for age 12-18 are offered at 1:30 p.m. the second and fifth Saturdays at the Litchfield Public Library, 216 N. Marshall Ave. Admission is free and the public is welcome. The next session is Saturday, June 29; 320-693-2483.
The Litchfield Marching Dragons are performing at Princeton. Parade time is 2 p.m.
The Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival begins today with a new event: Party in the Park at Library Square in downtown Hutchinson. It features family activities such as face painting and bounce houses from 3-7 p.m. The Mayor’s Pulled Pork Challenge is at 5 p.m. and live music featuring the Music Junkies is from 7-11 p.m. Admission is free and the public is welcome; watercarnival.org.
Live music, food, silent auction at a lung cancer benefit beginning at 3 p.m. at the Bonfire Bar & Grill, 6818 State Highway 22, Litchfield; 320-693-9176.
Sunday, June 9
The Litchfield Marching Dragons are performing at Albertville. Parade time is 12:30 p.m.
Sunday to Sunday, June 9-16
Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival. For a list of activities, visit watercarnival.org.
Monday, June 10
Registration begins today for “It’s Showtime,” the summer reading program at the Hutchinson Public Library, 50 Hassan St. S.E. Programs are available for children, teens and adults. Participants can earn prizes for reaching their reading goals by Aug. 31. Admission is free and the public is welcome. For more information, call the library at 320-587-2368.
Flag Day Ceremony is at 5:15 p.m. at Veterans Park of McLeod County, 295 First Ave. S.E., Hutchinson. This event also features a free supper. Admission is free and the public is welcome. For more information, call the Elks Lodge at 320-587-3116.
Music in the Park begins tonight with the introduction of the Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival queen and junior royalty candidates at 6 p.m. followed by live music by Shirts & Skins at 6:30 p.m. Social is by the Odd Fellows Lodge. Rain announcement will be made by noon Mondays on KDUZ Radio and KARP Radio. Rain location is the Bobbing Bobber Brewing Co., 900 State Highway 15 S., Hutchinson. Future performers include: June 17: SouthGrade Band; June 24: Everett Smithson Band; July 1: Julyda; July 8: Traveled Ground; July 15: Beer & Hymns Band; July 22: Blues Driver; July 29: Meire Grove Band; and Aug. 5: Gravel Road. For more information, visit Music in the Park’s Facebook page.
Tuesday, June 11
Coding Club for tweens and teens meets from 4-5 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Hutchinson Public Library, 50 Hassan St. S.E. Register for access to a device or bring your own. Admission is free and the public is welcome. The next session is Tuesday, July 9; 320-587-2368.
Youth age 10-18 are welcome at Makerspace at 4:30 p.m. at the Litchfield Public Library, 216 N. Marshall Ave. Admission is free and the public is welcome; 320-693-2483.
Ecumen Hospice is hosting Kelly Grosklags at 7 p.m. in the Little Theatre at Litchfield High School, 901 N. Gilman Ave. Grosklags, a therapist and author, will lead a hope-filled discussion about resiliency and the strength we draw from during difficult situations. Appetizers will be served from 6-7 p.m. Admission is free but advance registration is encouraged through Litchfield Community Education, 320-693-2354.
The Litchfield Public Library, 216 N. Marshall Ave., invites teens who are interested in reforming a Teen Advisory Board at 6:30 p.m. to eat some pizza and share their ideas of what they would like to see offered for teens at the library. Admission is free and teens are welcome; 320-693-2483.
Thursday, June 13
Stories in the Park begins on a musical note at 10 a.m. with Papa Siama and Auntie Dallas performing in Library Square in downtown Hutchinson. Stories in the Park continues through mid-August. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Rain location is the library. For more information, call the library at 320-587-2368.
Siama Matuzungidi will share music and stories from Africa at 1 p.m. at the Litchfield Public Library, 216 N. Marshall Ave. Admission is free and the public is welcome; 320-693-2483.
”Slavery in Minnesota” is the title of Dr. Christopher Lehman’s program at the Litchfield Civil War Roundtable from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Meeker County Museum, G.A.R. Hall, 308 N. Marshall Ave. For more information, call the museum at 320-693-8911.
The Silver Lake Women’s Club is hosting Dairy Day from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Legion City Park in downtown Silver Lake. This event features supper, dairy product sampling and a milk drinking contest and a guess the age and weight of a calf contest.
The Litchfield Marching Dragons are performing at Paynesville Parade time is 7 p.m.
Friday, June 14
Winstock Country Music Festival begins today and runs through Saturday. Headliners are Jason Aldean at 10:45 p.m. Friday and Old Dominion at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. For more information, visit winstockfestival.com.
The Hutchinson Marching Tigers are participating from 5-8 p.m. in the Battle of the Bands Parade at Lake Crystal.
The Litchfield Marching Dragons are performing at Benson. Parade time is 6:30 p.m.
Crow River Junction is performing at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 521 Fifth St. N., Grove City. A meal will be served at 5:45 p.m. Admission is a freewill donation. For more information, call the church office at 320-857-2495.
Saturday, June 15
The Litchfield Marching Dragons are making two appearances today: 11 a.m. at Owatonna and 6 p.m. in Waconia.
The Hutchinson Marching Tigers are performing at 6 p.m. in the Buffalo Grand Parade in downtown Buffalo.
Sunday, June 16
The Hutchinson Marching Tigers and the Litchfield Marching Dragons are performing in the Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival Grande Day Parade at 1 p.m.
Monday, June 17
Summer music jams return to the Dassel History Center, 901 First St. the time is 7 p.m. and anyone interested in jamming is welcome. Bring your voice, guitar, fiddle or any other instrument and join in the fun. All music styles are included. Bring chord sheets if available. Spectators are welcome. Future sessions are Monday, July 29, and Monday, Aug. 26. For more information, call the History Center at 320-275-3077 or email email@example.com.
Full Moon Bike Ride at 8 p.m. at Outdoor Motion Bike Shop, 141 Main St. S., HUtchinson. Be sure to have lights on your bike and to wear a helmet. This is a social ride and meant to be casual in speed. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Future Full Moon Bike Ride dates are Tuesday, July 16; Thursday, Aug. 15; and Thursday, Sept. 12. For more information, call Outdoor Motion at 320-587-2453.
Tuesday, June 18
Design a mask at Maker Space from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Hutchinson Public Library, 50 Hassan St. S.E. This event is for students in seventh-12th grade. All supplies and a snack are provided. Admission is free but registration is recommended for planning; 320-587-2368.
Parade of Bands at 6 p.m. in Litchfield. The event will feature the following: Benson High School Marching Band, Fergus Falls High School Marching Band, Henry Sibley Marching Band, Hutchinson Marching Tigers, KMS Marching Saints, Lake City Tiger Band, Litchfield Marching Dragons, Mankato 77 Lancers, Milaca High School Marching Wolves, Sartell Marching Sabers, and Waconia High School Marching Band. The parade route follows a square and starts at 10th Street East and Armstrong Avenue. It turns on Armstrong to Fifth Street East and then turns at Gilman Avenue North and returns to 10th Street East. The first performance is in the Wagner School area. The second performance is on Fifth Street and the third performance and judging is near the tennis courts and softball fields. This event is funded through a grassroots campaign. To make a donation or for more information, call the Litchfield Area Chamber of Commerce at 320-693-8184. For updates, visit the Litchfield Parade of Bands Facebook page.
Wednesday, June 19
Deadline is today to register for “The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs” at the Old Log Theatre in Excelsior. This trip is for children age 5 or older. The fee is $20 and the trip is Wednesday, July 10. Depart at 8:30 a.m. for the 10 a.m. matinee and return by 12:30 p.m. Trip begins and ends at the Hutchinson Recreation Center, 900 Harrington St. S.W. For more information or to register, call 320-587-2975.
Love to read mysteries? The Litchfield Public Library, 216 Marshall Ave. N., hosts a mystery book club from 7 to 8 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month.The next meeting is July 17. For more information, call the library at 320-693-2483.
Thursday and Friday, June 20-21
Chad Greenway’s Day to REACH Camp at S.R. Knutson Field at Hutchinson High School, 1200 Roberts Road S.W. Check in is at 9 a.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday. For more information, call Chad Harlander at 320-582-0775 or visit chadgreenway.org.
Beginner Book Club welcomes students age 6-12 at 3:30 p.m. at the Litchfield Public Library, 216 Marshall Ave. N. This activity meets the third Thursday of the month. The next session is July 17; 320-693-2483.
The Litchfield Marching Dragons are performing at Milaca. Parade time is 5:30 p.m.
Author presentation by Art Nordby at 6:30 p.m. at the Hutchinson Public Library, 50 Hassan St. S.E. Nordby is talking about his latest book and his autobiography. Admission is free and the public is welcome. For more information, call the library at 320-587-2368.
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 20-23
It’s Glencoe Days. The fun begins Thursday night when the carnival rides open at 5 p.m. All activities are at Oak Leaf Park unless noted. Friday night activities begin at 5 p.m. and includes free live music by Country Fried Grubers and 2nd Notion. Free corn feed, face painting, sand art, bingo, barrel rides, bean bag tournament and baseball game. Saturday begins on a healthy note with the Glencoe Days 2-Mile Fun Run & Walk followed by the Glencoe Days Parade at 11 a.m. Afternoon features carnival rides, children’s game, Amazing Hoopsters performance, kids barrel rides, kiddie tractor pull, bingo, kids carnival, Hula-Hoop contest, plus live music by Andy Austin, Bill Litzau & Open Highway and Judd Avenue. Sunday is the Miss Glencoe Coronation at 1 p.m. at Glencoe-Silver Lake High School auditorium. For more information, visit glencoechamber.com or call 320-864-3650.
Friday, June 21
Magic Bob is performing a magic show at 10 a.m. at the Litchfield Public Library, 216 N. Marshall Ave. Magic Bob has a tradition of presenting a new show that features the library’s summer reading programs. Admission is free and the public is welcome; 320-693-2483.
The Hutchinson Marching Tigers are playing at 6 p.m. in the Rapids River Days Parade in Sauk Rapids.
The Litchfield Marching Dragons are performing at 6 p.m. at the Meeker County Relay for Life in Litchfield.
Saturday, June 22
The Litchfield Marching Dragons are performing at 11 a.m. in the Glencoe Days Parade.
Learn about mountain biking with the Hutch Tiger Cycling Association at Bikes Rock from 1-3 p.m. at Odd Fellows Park, 1212 State Highway 7 W., Hutchinson. This is a Passport to the Parks event. For more information, visit hutchtigerscycling.org.
Monday, June 24
Litchfield Area Chamber of Commerce annual Golf Scramble from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the Litchfield Golf Course, 405 W. Pleasure Drive. Registration is at 11 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Barbecue supper is served at 5 p.m. For more information or to register, call Marla Thissen at 320-693-8184.
Kid Summer Open Mic is a new program from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Litchfield Public Library, 216 N. Marshall Ave. Youth age 10-18 are welcome to share their talents. Admission is free and the public is welcome. This event is the fourth Monday of the month. The next session is Monday, July 22; 320-693-2483.
The Litchfield Marching Dragons are performing at Roseville. Parade time is 6:15 p.m.
Wednesday, June 26
Peace Lutheran Church, 400 Franklin St. S.W., Hutchinson, is launching its Noon Concert Series today with a performance by Two Sisters: Ellen Tracy and Julie Vrieze. Following the concert, a salad luncheon is served in the Peace Center. Future performers include: July 3: Patriotic Celebration with Hutchinson Memorial Rifle Squad and Paul Otte, organist; July 10: Josie Sanken; July 17: Brandon Begnaud and Dr. Joan DeVee Dixon, piano and organ duets; July 24: Stoney Point with Brian Brosz, Robin Kashuba and Lucy Newcomb; July 31: BASICS and Aug. 7: Chuck Thiel on concertina. Admission is free to the concert and the public is welcome. For more information, call the church office at 320-587-3031.
Friday and Saturday, June 28-29
NTPA Power Pull Nationals at the McLeod County Fairgrounds, 840 Century Ave. S.W., Hutchinson. The action begins at 7 p.m. each night. The pits open to the public at 4 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday. Kiddie pedal pull is 3 p.m. Saturday, north of the Grandstand. For more information or tickets, visit powerpullationals.com.
Dassel History Center and Ergot Museum, 901 First St. N., is hosting two new exhibits: “Manthei Farm Dioramas” through Labor Day and “Brodin Studios: The Brodin Brothers — Rodger, John and Neil” through June 15. The museum is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. It’s closed Sunday and Monday. The museum offers the following permanent exhibits: “Ergot: From Blight to Blessing,” “Dassel Seed Corn: Planting the Seed,” “Peterson Pharmacy” and “Magnus Johnson: No Yokel and No Man’s Echo.” For more information, call the museum at 320-275-3077.
Cokato Museum, 175 Fourth St. S.W., Cokato, showcases local Cokato history, plus it is home to the Gust Akerlund Photography Studio. For more information, call the museum at 320-286-2427 or visit isit cokatomuseum.org.
McLeod County Historical Society and Museum, 308 School Road N.W., Hutchinson, features the Les Kouba Gallery, Emanuel Albrecht Gallery and the Historical Gallery, which includes displays from the county’s nine towns. Interested in genealogy? Investigate your family roots in the research library or access records through the museum’s library edition of Ancestry. Hours are from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 1-4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 320-587-2109 or visit www.mcleodhistory.org.
Wheel & Cog Children’s Museum of Hutchinson is in the Hutchinson Mall, 1060 State Highway 15 S. The museum’s hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Saturday morning features special STEAM activities. Admission is $4. For more information, visit the museum’s Facebook page or wheelandcog.com.
Meeker County Historical Museum at the Grand Army of the Republic Hall, 308 Marshall Ave. N., Litchfield. The museum features local Meeker County and Civil War history. It is also the site of the Litchfield G.A.R. Civil War Roundtable, which meets the second Thursday of each month. Open hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The museum is closed on Sunday and Monday. Admission is free for members and for children younger than 12. Admission for nonmembers is $3. For more information, call 320-693-8911 or visit www.garminnesota.org.