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Marchers carry multi-colored flags during a previous South Central Minnesota PrideFest parade. The 2021 celebration is today at Riverfront Park.


Mankato Farmers’ Market — 8 a.m. to noon, Best Buy parking lot, 1895 Adams St.

St. Peter Farmers’ Market — 8:30 a.m. to noon, near corner of Mulberry Street and Minnesota Avenue (Highway 169).

9/11 ceremonies — 10 a.m., near Grace Street and Highway 169, downtown St. Peter; 9:45 a.m. Legion Park, Le Sueur.

Mankato Symphony Orchestra’s “Symphony on the Prairie” — 6 p.m. , north side of Benson Park in North Mankato. Concert of patriotic music includes 9/11 tribute.

PrideFest schedule — 11 a.m. parade, Riverfront Drive, Mankato; festival 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Riverfront Park;

Master Gardener program: “How to Plant Iris” — 9-11 a.m., Glenwood Garden, near Locust Street/Glenwood Avenue intersection, Mankato. Free irises for participants.

Human Foosball/United Way fundraiser — Noon to 5 p.m., 500 block South Front Street;

Puppy Palooza — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pet Expo, 1800 Adams St.; includes animal rescue groups, music, crafts.

Rock Bend Folk Festival, St. Peter — 11:40 a.m. to 10 p.m.;

Hermannfest, New Ulm — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Hermann Heights;


Circle Inn — 6 p.m., Bullypulpit Bluegrass

Morgan Creek Winery, Cambria — 6:30 p.m., Jim McGuire Trio


Rock Bend Folk Festival, St. Peter — Noon to 6 p.m.;

Pridefest — youth party, 3-5 p.m., WOW!Zone;

Summerland Tour featuring Everclear, Living Colour, Hoobastank and Wheatus — 6 p.m., Vetter Stone Amphitheater. Tickets start at $29.50 plus applicable fees;


North Mankato Farmers’ Market — 3-6 p.m., South Central College parking lot.

JT & Associates: “The Wedding Rehearsal” concert — 6-9 p.m., Sibley Park pavilion; free admission.


Mankato Farmers’ Market — 3:30-6 p.m., Best Buy parking lot, 1895 Adams St.


Pfeffer games — noon, The WOW!Zone, 2030 Adams St.

Exhibits, events and dates are subject to change due to COVID-19.

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