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February means Bock Fest 2013 in New Ulm, MN

February is a great time to get out and enjoy the outdoors, music, games, food and beverages.  The August Schell Brewery sponsors this fest and you can enjoy your first caramelized beer when standing around the campfire at the brewery grounds. Last year the weather was great and the crowds enjoyed the music immensely.  Now […]

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New President Elected at the 2011 Minnesota B&B Conference

Stillwater-The Minnesota Bed and Breakfast Association annual conference was held this this year in Stillwater (April 27th). The venue was the historical Water Street Inn in downtown Stillwater. Bed and Breakfast owners throughout the state of Minnesota attended.  One highlight of the conference was an Internet Marketing workshop taught by Jeff Logan of Avelient. At […]

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Historic Afton House Inn has New Restaurant

The Historic Afton House Inn has recently opened a New Restaurant: CURRENT’s menu is fresh, lively, and healthy…along with a few items for splurging! We strive to support independent, locally owned farms and businesses. Our culinary team has a passion for scratch cooking using 100% natural or free range products and we believe that meals […]

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Spring has Sprung at the Hastings Vineyard

With birds singing and warmer air enticing garden anticipation, the winemakers of our state turn the soil and dig up vines.  Spring at a vineyard is hard work and more hard work all to benefit our love of the splendid drink. The tasting room and gift shop at Alexis Bailly Vineyard and Winery is open Fridays and Saturdays in April. This […]

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Author Sundays in Spring at LeDuc Historic Estate in Hastings

The LeDuc Historic Estate and Dakota County Historical Society are pleased to announce a series of three Authors’ Sundays at the LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion Street, Hastings, MN – March 6, April 10 and May 15. These events begin at 1 p.m. and authors will read passages from their books, explain their writing craft, […]

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Ahhh winter-candlelight snow hike near Hastings

Combining trail adventures with a B & B stay in Minnesota is a natural way to enjoy the state.

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Stillwater Ice Cream Social

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Ham and Eggs not just for breakfast!

Many chefs at the finest restaurants are now using pricier precious farm fresh eggs as  protein options to steak or chicken or pork on dinner menues. Yes morning entrees are not just  for breakfast anymore.   Breakfast has always been considered “comfort food”.  At the end of a long day, why not comfort yourself with egg entrees.   Should you want to emulate Minnesota innkeepers’ […]

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Snowy night by the fire with a glass of Minnesota wine

Think cold. Think snow. Think warm. Think fireplace at your favorite inn. Now think of enjoying a glass of fine Minnesota wine fireside with your sweetie. Many assume winery visting and tasting is just for summer and fall adventures. The vines are snuggled in under the snow but the wine has been bottled and waiting for you […]

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St Croix Valley Bird Banding and Snowshoeing

Bird banders at Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center in Hastings meet weekly to capture, record, band and release songbirds. Friday December 17th (8:30 AM to noon), the public is invited to watch. There is no admission fee but it is nice to call ahead (651-437-4359) to let them know you are coming. Donations of […]

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