Annual Events

Annual Banquet   |   Big Hitter Classic   |   Dairy Days   |   Farm Fatigue   |   Farmers Market   |   Glencoe Days | Holly Days   |  Seasonal Sampler


Annual Banquet

October 28, 2020

During our annual meeting on November 7, 2019 we recognize and thank those that have volunteered and invested in our community. We also have our annual Board of Director election and thank the board for volunteering their time to serve on our various committees and help with our events.

We like to thank our 2019 Platinum Sponsors – Ameriprise Financial, Atlas Insurance Kevin Post Agency, City of Glencoe, Fashion Interiors, CorTrust Bank, Gavin, Janssen & Stabenow, LTD, Glencoe Co-op Association, Glencoe Family Chiropractic, Glencoe Regional Health, McLeod Publishing, Paumen & Associates, Inc., SLS Tax, Accounting, Financial Services and State Farm – Larry Anderson Agency


Big Hitter Classic

August 28, 2020

Plan on having a fun day in the sun with games, golf, and prizes. Dinner will be included in your registration fee.

Thank you everyone for making our last event a success and especially thank you to our 2019 Platinum Sponsors for making this event financially possible. The Platinum Sponsors are: Ameriprise Financial, Atlas Insurance Kevin Post Agency, City of Glencoe, Fashion Interiors, CorTrust Bank, Gavin, Janssen & Stabenow, LTD, Glencoe Co-op Association, Glencoe Family Chiropractic, Glencoe Regional Health, McLeod Publishing, Paumen & Associates, Inc., SLS Tax, Accounting, Financial Services and State Farm – Larry Anderson Agency

 


Dairy Days & Ag Appreciation

June 4, 2020

Dairy Days & Ag Appreciation is going to be on Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the old Economart site on Greeley Avenue and 11th Street downtown Glencoe.

There will be free activities for the kids. Including the FFA’s Plinko game with prizes, swimming pools filled with corn & toys, face paintings, and free root beer floats. We’ll also have a fire truck, school bus, and tractors all on display to crawl on. We’ll have burgers grilling, a petting zoo, a milking contest at 6 pm, the farmer’s market, music and much more!

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors:
Platinum Sponsors – Ameriprise Financial, Atlas Insurance Kevin Post Agency, City of Glencoe, Fashion Interiors, CorTrust Bank, Gavin, Janssen & Stabenow, LTD, Glencoe Co-op Association, Glencoe Family Chiropractic, Glencoe Regional Health, McLeod Publishing, Paumen & Associates, Inc., SLS Tax, Accounting, Financial Services and State Farm – Larry Anderson Agency Gold Sponsors – Coborn’s, Grand Meadows Senior Living, Larsen Automotive, MidCountry Bank, Miller Manufacturing Company, Rice Companies & Twin Cities & Western Railroad

During the day you could enjoy complimentary treats at: CorTrust Bank, MidCountry Bank, Security Bank, Dairy Queen, State Farm and Glencoe Family Chiropractic.

 


Farm Fatigue

SUPPORT OUR LOCAL FARMERS – DRIVE SAFELY! Every year the Glencoe and Hutchinson Chamber seek goodies from our members, then collate a 300 gift bags and buckets (donated by Miller Manufacturing) of items and distribute to county farmers in the fall harvest time. We just want them to know how much the business community appreciates their hard work.


Farmer’s Market

Every Thursday starting June 18, 2020 from 3-6 pm and ending the third week in October.

Items include fresh garden produce, honey, jams, pickles, baked goods, and homemade craft items. The market will be located at the old Economart site on Greeley Avenue and 11th Street downtown. If you would like to be a vendor then click here for a copy of the Vendor Registration Form and click here for the Guidelines.


Glencoe Days

June 26-27, 2020

This two day event includes fireworks, live music, amusement rides, parade, and more. The event has something fun for the entire family.

The parade is going to be on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 11:00 am. The cost to be in the parade is $40. Individuals and families can enter at no charge. There will be a judging contest for a business float and a family float.  If you have questions, contact Glencoe Days at glencoedays@gmail.com.


Holiday Events

December 2019

Mark Simons from Glencoe found the medallion 10 minutes after I posted the 7th clue. The medallion was buried in the flower pot at the base of the Dairy Queen sign in the front of Dairy Queen’s storefront. Check out our FB page to see more details. Congrats Mark and thank you Crow River Sno Pros for donating the $500 in prize money!!!

Holly Days began with the first Medallion Hunt Clue on November 29, 2019 at 4 pm. The clues were posted on our website and our FaceBook page. THANK YOU to the Crow River Snow Pros for donating the $500 cash prize (Glencoe Bucks)!1st Clue Medallion Hunt Clue: If the sky falls HOLD UP your hands.
2nd Medallion Hunt Clue: A ROLLING STONE stone gathers no moss.
3rd Medallion Hunt Clue: Not my circus, not my MONKEES.
4th Medallion Hunt Clue: KINK in the road.
5th Medallion Hunt Clue: I still love RED VELVET cake.
6th Medallion Hunt Clue: Name that tune. See previous clues below. Note the words in caps.
7th Medallion Hunt Clue: The Rolling Stones = Dead Flowers

If you find the Medallion – contact the Chamber at 320-864-3650. If no one answers then leave a voicemail with the location and someone will get back to you. You can also email sally@glencoechamber.com.

Medallion Hunt 2019 Rules:

  1. The Chamber board and employees do not know where the medallion is hidden.
  2. It can be inside or outside.
  3. It may not be available 24/7.
  4. It can be buried, but not underground.
  5. If you do not like the rules, don’t play.
  6. Have fun!

Tours of Lights – Glencoe residents and businesses are invited to decorate their property for the holidays and enter into our lighting contest sponsored by Glencoe Power & Light. The Tour of Lights, sponsored by Trailblazer Transit, will be on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 5 pm to 8 pm. You will get on the bus at Coborn’s and they will return you to the same location. This year we have 14 houses signed up to compete. The addresses are:1229 McLeod Avenue N, 1414 Pryor Avenue, 1527 15th Street E, 1612 Louden Avenue N, 1612 Knight Avenue, 1527 Knight Avenue, 1231 12th Street E, 1416 Hennepin Avenue N, 332 Hennepin Avenue N, 305 Andrews Drive, 108 Wacker Drive, 110 Edgewood Drive, 1220 Reeds Lane and 811 Glenmoor Lane.

The 2019 winners are:1220 Reeds Lane – 1st place $200, 1527 15th Street E – 2nd place $150 and 811 Glenmoor Lane – 3rd place $50. Congratulations!

The prizes are Glencoe Bucks, which is a check that can be cashed at our Chamber Members. The prizes are:
• Residential Holiday Lighting Display Contest:
1st Place is $200
2nd place is $150
3rd place is $50.
• Store Front Holiday Lighting Display Contest – All participating businesses will be put into a drawing for two $50 Glencoe Bucks prizes.

If you are a Light & Power customer then you can enter the contest. If you would like to be one of the houses and/or business on the tour, please contact the Glencoe Chamber at 320-864-3650 or email sally@glencoechamber.com and let us know before Monday, December 3, 2019.

THANK YOU Trailblazer for doing this nice community service and Glencoe Power & Light for donating the prize money!

Also we THANK our 2019 Sponsors!
Platinum Sponsors
– Ameriprise Financial, Atlas Insurance Kevin Post Agency, City of Glencoe, Fashion Interiors, CorTrust Bank, Gavin, Janssen & Stabenow, LTD, Glencoe Co-op Association, Glencoe Family Chiropractic, Glencoe Regional Health, McLeod Publishing, Paumen & Associates, Inc., SLS Tax, Accounting, Financial Services and State Farm – Larry Anderson Agency 
Gold Sponsors – 
Coborn’s, Grand Meadows Senior Living, Larsen Automotive, MidCountry Bank, Miller Manufacturing Company, Rice Companies & Twin Cities & Western Railroad


Seasonal Sampler

November  22, 2019

Our annual Seasonal Sampler is going to be on Friday, November 22, 2019 from 7:00 pm until 9:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. The price will include a new complimentary wine glass. During the event there is live music, great food samples from local restaurants and lots of alcohol samples. There also is a door prize drawing at the end of the evening. Click here to see a flyer.