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Pam Goehring of the New Richland Farm & City Days Committee has announced the following new events for this year’s celebration, set for July 6-9:
• Friday night - Lip sync contest following the Little Miss/Mr. Pageant
• Fireworks - To be held at 7th St. NW
• Saturday - All-School Reunion 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with tours of the school
• Sunday - 1 p.m. Gopher State Mini-Garden Tractor Pull on Broadway
For more information on these or any other Farm and City Days events, call Pam or Larry Goehring at 463-3421.
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The Freeborn County Historical Society is presenting Eddie Cochran Weekend June 9-11.
On Friday, June 9 there will be a Cruise-In social at 6 p.m. at The Green Mill and Country Inn and Suites. Registration begins at 3 p.m. Twelve awards will be presented.
On Saturday, June 10 will be the annual Car Show from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and closes at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $10 per car (dash plaque, goodie bag and shop rag to first 200 entrants). Event is free to the spectators. Eighty awards will be given at 2 p.m. with cruise to begin at 4 p.m. At 7:30 p.m., a free concert will be presented by The White Sidewalls.
Museum exhibits will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
On Sunday, there will be a pancake breakfast at the Fairlane Building on the Freeborn County Fairgrounds from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. At 10 a.m., a rock and roll service will be held at United Methodist Church.
For more information, call Jerry at (507) 473-0303.
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The Waldorf American Legion Post #587 Memorial Day Program will be held at 10:15 a.m. May 29 at the Waldorf Community Center on Main Street. Guest speaker will be Ron Wood, a Navy veteran. There will be readings and music selections by JWP High School students. The program will be followed by a parade to the community and First Lutheran Church cemeteries. A pot luck dinner will be held at noon at the Community Center. Everyone welcome.
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Memorial Day Services will be held at the Clarks Grove Baptist Cemetery on Monday, May 29 at 9 a.m. If there is rain, services will be held at First Baptist Church in Clarks Grove.
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Memorial Day services at Hartland will be at 9 a.m. at Cross of Glory Church.
The speaker will be Seaman Devin Ausen.