Welcome to Murray County’s event calendar.

Choose to view the calendar by the “month”, “week”, or “list” view or use the arrow buttons on the calendar to advance to other months or days. Want more information about a specific event?  Move your mouse to hover over the event for a pop up window.

If you have an event in Murray County that you want listed, email it to us at tourism@co.murray.mn.us.

Thu Oct 0 3

A Matter of Balance

Iona City Hall - Community Center
340 Parnell St, Iona, MN 56141, USA
Thu Oct 0 3

Library Book Club

The book club meets in the Community Room at 1:30.  The book discussion for this meeting is ‘The Guise of Another’ by Allen Eskens.  (Everyone is welcome.)

Sat Oct 0 5

Antiques Appraisal by Mark Moran

Antiques Appraisal by Mark Moran

Slayton Public Library

Saturday, October 5th

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Registration begins September 5th.
  • One item per person.
  • Please call the Library at 836-8778 to register.
Thu Oct 1 0

Slayton Library Teen Book Club

Teen book club meets the 2nd Thursday of the month, October – April, from 3:45-4:45.  (We realize teens can’t come to every class, so feel free to come when it works for you.) You will need to commit to bringing your library card, reading and discussing the books.

Our first book will be Five Feet Apart.  Please bring a list of books, you are interested in reading, to the first meeting so we can figure out what we will read for the next few months. 

Call Trish at the Library, 836-8778, with any questions or for more information.  

Thu Oct 1 0

Moonlight on Broadway - Slayton

Join our local business for a night of fun on Broadway!

Sat Oct 1 2

Flashlight Tours at the Dinehart House

Dinehart-Holt House
2604 28th St, Slayton, MN 56172, USA
Tue Oct 1 5

Fulda Marching Band Indoor Concert

October 15th

Fulda High School Gym

7:00 p.m.

Sat Oct 1 9

Pumpkin Festival

Lake Shetek State Park
163 State Park Rd, Currie, MN 56123, USA

Contact: Roseann Schauer, Lake Shetek State Park manager, 507-763-3256

Friends of Lake Shetek State Park to host the 14th Annual Fall Pumpkin Festival

Join us for a day of fall fun at the 14th Annual Fall Pumpkin Festival at Lake Shetek State Park’s Zuya Group Center on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 1 – 3:30 p.m. Come on out and jump in the biggest leaf pile you’ve ever seen! There will be face painting, pumpkin decorating, activities and prizes to be had, along with s’mores by the campfire and refreshments. Don’t forget to take your fall family picture at the park. 

The Fall Pumpkin Festival is sponsored by the Friends of Lake Shetek State Park and the Currie Town and Country Boosters. It is free to the public; however, state park vehicle permits are required to enter the park. Daily permits are $7 per vehicle or $35 for an annual permit and can be purchased at the office.

Lake Shetek State Park is located 14 miles northeast of Slayton or 13 miles south of Tracy.  Access to the park is by County Road 38, north of Currie. For more information or to volunteer at the event, contact the park directly at (507) 763-3256 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.


Tue Oct 2 2

Baby, Oh Baby!

Murray County Medical Center
2042 Juniper Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

Oh baby is right! The birth of any baby is a time filled with so much joy, love, exhaustion, worry—and questions! Dr Mishra, Southwest Minnesota’s pediatric pioneer, will provide helpful information on newborn hot topics and answer any questions new moms, dads or caregivers have. These little bundles don’t come with a manual so any question is a good question! Please come hungry – a complimentary dinner will be provided!

Here are topics Dr. Mishra will touch on:

  • Tongue Tie
  • Nursing vs. Bottle
  • Formula
  • Pacifiers
  • Behavior
  • Colic
  • Breathing
  • Rashes
  • Jaundice
  • Umbilical Cord
  • Circumcision
  • Fever
  • Ear Infections
  • Reflux
  • Diarrhea/Constipation
  • Hernias
  • Safety
  • Sleeping
  • Open Forum – Questions
Dr. Mishra Pediatrician Slayton Murray County Medical Center
Dr. Mishra
MCMC Pediatrician
Tue Oct 2 2

Heart and Vascular Screenings

Murray County Medical Center
2042 Juniper Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA


Stop heart and vascular disease in its tracks by knowing more about the condition of your heart, veins and arteries.

The Heart Screen is recommended for those 40 or older. Type 1 diabetics should be screened at 30 or older. Join us at our screening event on Tuesday, October 22nd, 7 am – 5 pm.

COST IS $25/SCREENING! What a value for peace of mind.

REGISTER BY CALLING: 605.312.2150 OR 888.996.4673

Tue Oct 2 9

Minnesota Author - Allen Eskens

Have you read a good mystery lately?
 Try Minnesota author, Allen Eskens.
Allen will be at the
Slayton Public Library
Tuesday, October 29th, at 6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the Slayton Friends of the Library
Join us for this free community program.
Call the Library at 836-8778 for more information. 
Thu Oct 3 1

Magical Arabian Nights Trick-or Treat-Spooktacular!

Murray County Medical Center
2042 Juniper Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, USA

Stop by MCMC on Halloween, Oct 31, from 4-7 pm, and step into an Arabian Night filled with the characters from Aladdin! We will have treats for all trick-or-treaters as well as their guardians or adults with them!

We hope you will include us on your Halloween path to candy, loot and fun!