The Annual Banquet Meeting was held on Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 12 noon to 1:30 pm at the City Center. The Chamber Chairperson, Joe Paumen spoke about the Chamber’s future plans and the budget. During the business meeting portion of the luncheon we nominated three new board members: Chip Anderson, Jim Fahey and Terry Jones. Also we thanked the outgoing board members: Kevin Post and Sharon Hoese. Multiple awards were given to Community Volunteer(s) and Chamber Volunteer.
April 23, 2017
Enjoy the variety of family entertainment options, while learning about local businesses and organizations. The event features local businesses providing product demonstrations and samples.
The entertainment schedule is: 10:30 am Story time with Miss Gabby, 11:00 am Remarkable Reptiles – 10 Live Reptiles & Boa Constrictor, 12:00 noon Gardening 101 – Tips for Success by U of M Master Gardener, 1:00 pm Native American Legends and Beliefs presented by McLeod County Historical Society and at 2:00 pm the Chesterton Women’s Ensemble. Outside in the east parking lot there will be Glencoe Fire truck, squad car and a large John Deere tractor from Midwest Machinery on display from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
The Glencoe Rotary Club will start serving hamburgers and brats at 11:00 am and will serve until to 3 pm. Click here to see a flyer.
The show hours are Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the City Center. Click here for a registration form. The exhibitor SET UP times are on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m.
Big Hitter Classic
September 16, 2017
The 14th Big Hitter Classic will now be held in September. Plan on having a fun day in the sun with games, golf, and prizes. Dinner will be included in your registration fee.
June 8, 2017
Dairy treats DOWNTOWN all day! From 5-8pm Glencoe Lions picnic at Oak Leaf Park with free root beer floats from the Chamber. Machinery from Midwest John Deere and the new Fire Truck from Glencoe Fire Department. Meet the Dairy Princess and learn about McLeod Count Dairy Producers.
2017 Date TBD
SUPPORT OUR LOCAL FARMERS – DRIVE SAFELY!
Every Thursday starting mid-June, 3-6pm
Items include fresh garden produce, honey, jams, pickles, baked goods, and homemade craft items.The market is located in the green space south and across the street from City Center. Click here for a copy of the Vendor registration form.
June 23-24, 2017
This four 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 24, 2017 at 11:00 am versus in the past it was at 3:00 pm. The Glencoe Days Theme is Patriotic. 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 would like more information on being in the parade click here.
2017 Date TBD
In December 2016 the Chamber Board of Directors decided to discontinue the parade. This will also be the last year for the Hollys Days Bazaar. The Tour of Lights is always a favorite for local residents and the senior community. Thank you to Trailblazers for donating their time, labor and buses to take people around town to see the lovely lights.
The Annual Holiday Scotch Tour was held at the Glencoe Country Club. There were different single malts to sample while enjoying hors d’oeurves. Have you ever seen a man, in person, wearing a Scottish kilt? Probably not! All the more reason to come check out this fun event.
November 17, 2017
Many people mingle in the crowd while they taste 63 different types of beer and wines. There are several food vendors with over 30 items to choose from.