2017 Harmony Community Events
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Join us for Fillmore Central ECFE’s Easter Egg Hunt! Separate Hunts for kids ages 5 and under and kids from grades Kindergarten through 6th grade. Win great prizes, and enjoy refreshment (milk and cookies) sponsored by the Harmony Area Chamber of Commerce.
This is a regional effort to keep our local trail system clean and ready for use! The nine communities along the bike trail join together on Trail Wide Cleanup Day to get the trail ready for the spring and summer season. Various community groups join together in this effort, all are invited to participate. More info to follow.
Saturdays, May 6 through October 28, from 10am to 5pm
Visit Amish vendors outside of New Generations of Harmony Antique Mall every Saturday to purchase jams, jellies, produce, quilts and a variety of handmade items!
The nine communities along the Root River and Harmony-Preston Valley State Trail System are teaming up to host a 9 community garage sale! More info on the Root River Trail Towns website!
Join us for Harmony’s famous 4th of July Celebration! Enjoy the Jim Busta Band featuring Mollie B, a Pedal Tractor Pull, our Grand Parade and many more festivities in the biggest little town in southeast Minnesota! More info closer to date.
Join us for Harmony’s 2nd annual Art on the Green Festival at the Harmony Visitor Center. Shop for regionally made arts and crafts while listening to bluegrass and classic rock from local musicians.
Harmony’s first annual Harmony Sings contest is an amateur vocal contest open to Harmony residents ages 15-25- this includes Harmony based college students! The contest is being offered through the Harmony Area Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with our 4th of July festivities. The contestant who takes first place will go on to represent Harmony in the September 24th Statewide Minnesota Sings Contest in St. Paul. Contestants must still be in the age range of 15-25 on the contest date of September 24th.
The Harmony Sings Contest is scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 2nd at 2pm at The Old Legion Hall in Harmony. All singers will be asked to provide a backing track to accompany them, please be sure yours works on a CD player not just in your computer. They should be CD-R, not +R. If you are looking for a new song, Amazon Tunes, iTunes and several other sites online feature thousands of titles. Be sure it is in your key before you buy it!
Prizes for the July 2nd Harmony Sings Contest
- Harmony Business Prize Package
- Will go on to compete at the state level in the official Minnesota Sings State Amateur Vocal Contest on September 24th in St. Paul.
- One night overnight lodging for two at the Minnesota Sings venue
- Two complimentary tickets to the MN Sings Contest for your guests
- Will be honored in Harmony’s 4th of July Parade
- $100 Harmony Dollars from the Harmony Area Chamber of Commerce
- Harmony Business Prize Package
- May be called upon to represent Harmony at the September 24th Minnesota Sings if the first place contestant is unable to complete their commitment to the contest.
- Gift Certificate from On The Crunchy Side
If you go on to represent Harmony during the September 24th, 2017 Minnesota Sings Competition, you will be competing for a chance at the following prizes:
First Place for September 24th Statewide Minnesota Sings Contest:
- $3,000 cash for the contestant
- $1,500 for your favorite hometown charity
- $1,000 for their sponsor
- 6 hour recording session at The Garage- music venue and recording studio located in Burnsville, MN- complete with studio musicians and a producer
Second Place prize includes $2,000 cash for the contestant and $750 for the event sponsor, Third Place prize is $1,000 for the contestant and $500 for the event sponsor, Fourth Place prize is $500 for the contestant and $250 for the event sponsor. For more information on the Minnesota Sings contest, please visit their website, www.minnesotasings.com.
It’s Free to Enter the Harmony Sings Contest- Here’s How!
Simply download an application form, fill it out, and turn it in to Kingsley Mercantile or the Harmony Area Chamber of Commerce office no later than Wednesday, May 31st. Click here to download contestant application.
Join this three day bike tour through the Root River Trail Towns! Registration info at www.rootrivertrail.org
Join us in the park on National Night Out for a free supper, sponsored by Harmony Area Chamber of Commerce businesses. A meal of hot dogs or brats, baked beans, chips and coffee or water will be provided. The 2017 Miss Harmony Court will host an ice cream social, and entertainment will be provided.
Join Harmony businesses at the Trailhead for a taste of Harmony! Sample foods from local restaurants and enjoy music and other entertainments.
Experience fall in an authentic Minnesota farming community! Enjoy the fall colors, our beautifully decorated downtown, or tour the Amish countryside or Niagara Cave! Stop in our Visitor Center for a fall colors driving map.
Join the Monster Bash crew for their 6th annual Haunted House in their NEW location!
Monster Bash runs on the following days and times.
Thursday 10/19 – 7-9pm
Friday 10/20 – 6-10pm
Saturday 10/21 – 5-10pm
Sunday 10/22 – 7-9pm
Thursday 10/26 – 7-9pm
Friday 10/27 – 7-10pm
Saturday 10/28 – 7-10pm
Sunday 10/29 – 7-9pm
Tuesday 10/31 – 7-9pm
Come experience the spookiest little town in southeast Minnesota during our weekend long Halloween Festival! Trick or treating, Monster Bash Haunted House, a grand parade and many more activities await you this weekend! More details to follow.
Harmony’s Holiday Fest is a great opportunity to get a jump start on your Holiday Gift Shopping! With over 50 vendors in two gyms, you are sure to find something for everyone on your gift shopping list, and maybe even something for yourself! Direct sales vendors are limited to one vendor per product, which means a large variety to choose from, and there are many unique arts and crafts vendors to shop from as well!
Show your love for Harmony on November 25th! Support your local small businesses!
Enjoy a pancake breakfast by the Harmony Lions Club, the ECFE Gift Shopping for Kids Room, Pictures with Santa by DianeH Photography, Greenfield Lutheran Youth Cookie & Candy Sale & Cookie Decorating with Gundersen Harmony Clinic!