Church Calendar published Sept. 10, 2022

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Sep. 10—CLARA CITY — The fall festival will begin following the 4 p.m. Mass on Saturday, Sept. 10, at St. Clara's Catholic Church in Clara City. Pork chop dinner, games for all ages, garden and bake sale and music by DJ systems.

WILLMAR — A Hispanic cultural celebration will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Centro Cristiano Siloe, 2015 First St. S. in Willmar. The gathering of United Hispanic Nations will honor God for the cultural heritage He gave and for "allowing us to be born in another country and celebrating in Willmar." Bring a lawn chair.

SPICER — The fall festival will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 17, at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, rural Spicer. Cookie walk, creative home and garden, thrift shoppe and more open at 9 a.m. Morning coffee at 8:30 a.m., lunch from 10:30 until noon.

PADUA — St. Donatus Catholic Church of Brooten will have its fall turkey and ham dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Padua Pub in Padua. Roasted turkey, ham, dressing, real mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw, cranberries, dinner rolls, pie or dessert and beverages. Adult tickets are $14, ages 6-10 are $8, 5 and under eat free. Takeouts are $14.

WILLMAR — The fall festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Willmar. Cantina, bingo, country store, cake walk, Vikings game on under a tent, games for all ages and music by Custom Made.

After several years of canceled or scaled down events due to COVID-19, area church events are returning. To have your dinner, festival or bazaar included in this free calendar, email the information and/or poster to

. The calendar is published Saturday up to three weeks in advance for Saturday events. For more information, call Donna Middleton at