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October 28 
Travels to Bhutan
Professional photographer and world traveler Cal Rice will share photos and tales from his recent trip. This Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning program, rescheduled from last spring, will start at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 28 at the Northwoods Bank Community Room.

October 31
Trick or Treat Park Rapids
Join the parade of costumed characters who will march up and down Main Street for Trick or Treat Park Rapids Friday, October 31. Between 3 and 6 p.m. kids dressed as Batman and butterflies, princesses and puppy dogs, cartoon and story book characters can collect treats from participating businesses. This year, look for the Park Rapids Rotary Club tent on the second block of Main and treat the Hubbard County Food Shelf by dropping off a nonperishable item or making a cash donation to the food shelf. Heritage Living Center welcomes trick or treaters starting at 6 p.m. and until the candy runs out.

November 1
13th Annual Jingle Bells Sweepstakes
This holiday season’s Jingle Bells Sweepstakes kicks off Saturday, November 1. Shop locally at participating businesses and get a chance to win thousands of dollars. Shoppers will receive one ticket per $10 purchase up to a maximum of 10 tickets. Deposit half of each ticket at the store then or later; just be sure to turn them in by the close of business Wednesday, December 10. To see if you are one of the lucky winners right away, attend the Jingle Bells Drawing & Gala Celebration Thursday, December 11 at Century School in Park Rapids. (Prize winners do not have to be present to win.) Gala festivities start at 5 p.m. with food and entertainment. Santa will be on hand to take those last-minute requests and merchants will be giving away door prizes, too.

November 7
Heartland Concert Series: Amit Peled

Cellist Amit Peled will be featured in the Heartland Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, November 7 at the Park Rapids Area High School Auditorium with admission by season ticket. From the United States to Europe to the Middle East and Asia, Israeli cellist Amit Peled is a musician of profound artistry and charismatic stage presence. Amit is a strong advocate of breaking boundaries between performers and the public and trying to promote and share classical music with wider audiences. Membership packets are available at Beagle Books in Park Rapids and Thrifty White Drug in Walker. For more information, go to www.heartlandconcertassociation.org.

November 8 & 9
Snowflake & Candy Cane Arts, Crafts & Exposure Event 

The longstanding tradition of a craft show for "hunting widows" continues with Winter Wonderland's Snowflake & Candy Cane Arts, Crafts & Exposure Event. The show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 8 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, November 9 at Century School.

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October 28 Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning: Travels to Bhutan
October 31 Trick or Treat Park Rapids
November 1 Jingle Bells Sweepstakes begins
November 8 & 9 Winter Wonderland's Snowflake & Candy Cane Arts, Crafts & Exposure Event at Century School
November 23 Park Rapids Area Community Band Fall Concert at the Area High School Auditorium
November 28 Yuletide Sampler and CHI St. Joseph's Health Hospice Care Light Up a Life Community Tree Lighting Ceremony
November 29 Small Business Saturday
December 5 & 6 Friends & Family Sale in Downtown Park Rapids
December 5 & 7 Park Rapids Classic Chorale Christmas Concert at St. Johns Lutheran Church
December 6 CHI St. Joseph’s Health Auxiliary Christmas Sweets, Treats & Treasures at
St. Peter the Apostle Church, Park Rapids
December 11 Jingle Bells Celebration & Drawing at Century School
December 12, 13 & 15 Northern Light Opera Company presents Amahl & the Night Visitors at Armory Square
December 13 Visit with Santa at Bella Caffe
December 20 Visit with Santa at Bella Caffe