2017 Harmony Community Events

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Harmony’s 4th of July Celebration
Jul 1 – Jul 4 all-day

Click on links below to download a parade entry form or vendor application for Art on the Green.

Art on the Green 2017


Schedule of Events

Saturday, July 1st________________________________________________________________________________________

4pm-10pm Monster Bash Gala “Halloween in July” Food, fun, music, building tours, silent auction, games & more! Located in the Monster Bash Building (formerly Slim’s Woodshed) Costumes optional. Free will donation to attend, proceeds support the Monster Bash Building & Music and Arts of Fillmore Central

6pm-1am Masquerade Party & Costume Contest at On The Crunchy Side Show off your costumes for a chance to win prizes, and purchase raffles to support the Fillmore Central Monster Bash

Sunday, July 2nd_________________________________________________________________________________________

9am Ecumenical Service in Selvig Park Sponsored by local churches. Please bring your own chairs. In case of rain, service will be held at Greenfield Lutheran Church

10am Ecumenical Brunch in the Selvig Park Picnic Shelter, Enjoy fruit, muffins, bars & coffee for a freewill donation, hosted as a fundraiser for the Golden Happenings Senior Group

10am Enjoy breakfast or brunch at our local restaurants: On The Crunchy Side, Harmony House & Estelle’s Eatery! (Save room for pie at Julie’s Village Square!)

Noon-midnight Beer Tent at North Side of Selvig Park, Harmony Conservation Club

2pm 1st Annual Harmony Sings Contest at The Old Legion Hall, sponsored by the Harmony Area Chamber of Commerce

2pm Bean Bag Tournament at the Beer Tent, 2 person teams, 30 team limit, $20 entry fee, 100% payback, sponsored by the Harmony Conservation Club

Monday, July 3rd_________________________________________________________________________________________

Noon- midnight Beer Tent on the North Side of Selvig Park, Harmony Conservation Club

3pm – 9pm Estelle’s Eatery & Bar 2nd Anniversary Party featuring music by Hubba at 5:30pm

8pm-midnight DJ Digger at the Beer Tent, Harmony Conservation Club

Tuesday, July 4th_________________________________________________________________________________________

7am-9:30am Pancake Breakfast at Harmony Fire Hall, Harmony Conservation Club

9am Best Shot 9-Hole Golf Tourney at Harmony Golf Course, Open to the Public

9am – 5pm Antique Appraisal at FC High School Stage Gym, All items to be appraised must be registered in advance for the program. $15.00 per item, 2 item limit, Proceeds benefit the Harmony Area Cancer Support Group. Spectators Welcome! Contact Ann @ 507-886-2355 or drop payment off at First Southeast Bank or Kingsley Mercantile.

10am-5pm Art on the Green, Local Arts & Crafts on the lawn between the Harmony Visitor Center and Village Green Gift Shops sponsored by the Harmony Area Chamber of Commerce Featuring music by Brit Ofstedal from 11am-2pm

10am-5pm, Free Three Stooges Movie Marathon at the JEM, stop in and cool off with some classic comedy, will close during the parade

11am-6pm Food Vendors in Selvig Park: Harmony Lions Brat & BBQ Stand, Fillmore County Pork Producers, Stumpy’s Concessions, Root River Kettle Korn, Abby’s Concessions, Hasleiet Concessions, Fillmore County ADA

11am-1:30 Smoked Pork Chop Dinner in Selvig Park Picnic Shelter, Harmony United Methodist Church

11am-6pm Rocket Bouncer, Mutiny on the Bouncer & Screamer Slide in Selvig Park Sponsored by the Harmony Area Community Foundation. Wristbands for unlimited rides $3 per child or $10 per family

11-3pm Balloon Animals & Entertainment by Clown Roundup in Selvig Park, sponsored by Sterling Drug, Niagara Cave, Estelle’s Eatery & RE/MAX Select Properties

11:30am- 7th Annual Hammell Equipment Kiddie Pedal Pull (state sanctioned) In the parking lot behind First Southeast Bank. Kid Power Pedal Tractor Pulls, Registration at 11:30am, Pedal Pull at Noon

Noon-5pm- Car Show at Greenfield Lutheran Church Parking Lot

Noon-Midnight Beer Tent at the North Side of Selvig Park, Harmony Conservation Club

2:45 Kiddie Parade (Line Up outside of Harmony Online Auctions)

3pm GRAND PARADE, Parade Grand Marshalls Betty Dowe & officers of the Golden Happenings Senior Group

4pm-6pm FFA Petting Zoo at Selvig Park, sponsored by Kingsley Mercantile

4pm to 5:30pm – Free Pony Cart Rides & Train Rides at Selvig Park (near the school on 1st Ave SW) sponsored by Harmony Telephone Company and Bluff Country Computer Works

4pm-7pm Jim Busta Band Featuring Mollie B at Selvig Park Sponsored by First Southeast Bank, Harmony Enterprises & the Harmony Park Board. Button Drawings during intermission. In case of inclement weather, concert will be held at Fillmore Central High School.

4:30pm – 6pm – BINGO in the Selvig Park Picnic Shelter, Nativity Catholic Church

At Dark; Fireworks at North Park sponsored by the City of Harmony, First Southeast Bank of Harmony & Canton and the Harmony Firemen’s Relief Association. Presented by the Harmony Volunteer Fire Department.
Harmony, Minnesota - 4th of July

1st Annual Harmony Sings Amateur Vocal Contest @ The Old Legion Hall
Jul 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Click here to download contestant application.

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

First Place:

  • $500
  • 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

Second Place:

  • $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.

Third Place:

  • 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,

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 31stClick here to download contestant application.

Art on the Green Arts & Crafts Fair @ Harmony Visitor Center
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for Harmony’s 2nd annual Art on the Green Festival at the Harmony Visitor Center. This celebration of local arts and crafts is being held during Harmony’s 4th of July Celebration!

Download a vendor form by clicking on the link below.

Art on the Green 2017

2nd Annual Root River Bluff & Valley Bicycle Tour
Jul 7 – Jul 9 all-day

Join this three day bike tour through the Root River Trail Towns! Registration info at

National Night Out & Customer Appreciation Supper @ Selvig Park
Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

Harmony’s Taste of the Trail
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join Harmony businesses at the Trailhead for a taste of Harmony! Sample foods from local restaurants and enjoy music and other entertainments.

Fall Foliage Weekend @ City of Harmony
Oct 6 – Oct 8 all-day

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.

6th Annual Monster Bash Haunted House @ Monster Bash HQ
Oct 19 – Oct 31 all-day

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

Haunted Harmony @ City of Harmony
Oct 20 – Oct 22 all-day

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.

Holiday Fest @ Fillmore Central High School
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

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!

Small Business Saturday @ City of Harmony
Nov 25 all-day

Show your love for Harmony on November 25th! Support your local small businesses!

Breakfast with Santa @ Harmony Community Center
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am

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!