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New Life for Lanesboro’s Over the Back Fence

Many who have visited Lanesboro  on summer weekends have enjoyed the “Over the Back Fence”  Radio Show hosted in the Commonweal Theatre on Sunday evenings. For the past 15 years “Over the Back Fence” has entertained us with local humor, outstanding music and just a good time.  We locals like to refer to it as […]

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Little Women – Community Sing Along

This weekend (Dec. 17 – 18) you can enjoy 2 special events celebrating the Christmas season in Lanesboro.  The Commonweal Theatre has masterfully adapted Louisa May Alcott’s  “Little Women” – telling the story through the perspective of a Christmas family gathering. Performances are scheduled for Dec. 16th – 22nd.  Tickets are limited so plan ahead.  […]

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Lanesboro Winter Escapades

Lanesboro invites you to their Winter Escapades Lanesboro is ready for the Christmas holiday season!  Join us for 3 weekends of fun during the month of December.   See calendar_of_events for details. All 3 weekends: Shopping! Historic downtown district filled with specialty shops. Theatre: Commonweal Theatre performances:  “Little Women” Dining: Three fine dining restaurants, some with […]

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Lanesboro Christmas Inn Tour

You are Invited to the Lanesboro Christmas Inn Tour December 5,  2:00 – 6:00 PM The innkeepers of Lanesboro extend a warm welcome to join them December 5th, from 2:00 to 6:00, for the Lanesboro Christmas Inn Tour.  The inn tour features 15 of Lanesboro’s gorgeous Inns and Bed & Breakfasts decorated in period and […]

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Local Food Farm and Garden Tour Lanesboro, MN

SATURDAY, JULY 31 SIX FILLMORE COUNTY AGRI-ENTREPRENEURS OFFER PERSPECTIVE ON GOOD LOCAL FOOD “Bring a camera, a cooler and…curiosity!” Want some perspective on where good locally grown food actually comes from?  On Saturday July 31, Lanesboro Local is sponsoring a unique Farm & Garden Tour. The tour invites local food enthusiasts to walk and talk […]

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Lanesboro, MN Live Theatre Season in Full Swing

The Commonweal Theatre in Lanesboro, MN is in the midst of their summer theatre season.  Each summer the Commonweal Theatre hosts two shows in repertory.  This year’s live theatre offerings are: Enchanted April by Matthew Barber and Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin. Enchanted April: This 1920s romantic comedy breathes new life into […]

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Go Red Girls Spring Getaway

Say goodbye to winter and welcome spring with a girls spring getaway.  Lanesboro offers plenty of things to do through Mother’s Day March 26 and 27 Commonweal Theatre presents: Death and the Ploughman April 10: Ladies Day in Lanesboro including a Fashion Show sponsored by Cheryl’s Apparel April 16, 17: Commonweal Theatre Ibsen Festival Weekend […]

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Lanesboro Minnesota Theatre Season Opens

Goodbye Winter, Hello Ibsen! It’s that time again! It’s Commonweal Theater’s 13th Annual Ibsen Festival – a celebration of Scandinavian art and culture, April 16 – 18 in Lanesboro, MN.   Spend the day taking in concerts, films, lectures, and artisan displays, then stay at night for the theatre opening weekend of John Gabriel Borkman. This […]

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MN Cross Country Ski by Candle Light

Lanesboro, the Bed and Breakfast Capital of Minnesota invites you to enjoy our winter wonderland in Southeast Minnesota.  The Root River State trail is groomed with dual tracks and ready for cross country skiing. Candlelight Ski on the Root River Trail Make plans now to join us February 5 – 7 for a “Flurry of […]

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New Year’s Weekend Getaway

Ring in the new year with a getaway to Lanesboro, MN the Bed and Breakfast Capital of Minnesota. The Old Village Hall Restaurant is featuring a lovely dinner all new year’s weekend including: Appetizers: Sautéed Mussels in an Orange Gin Chile Cream Sauce, Seasoned Lamb Chops with Irish Whiskey Cherry Sauce Entrées: Monkfish Scaloppini, Dry […]

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