7:00 PM19:00

Matinicus Wannabe Radio Show Listen from anywhere as we join host (and long time friend) Lock Kiermaier. We’ll discuss our recent adventure out to Matinicus as well as share new and old songs and stories. Be sure to check in with Lock on Facebook, too, who will keep us informed as to whatever rabble rousing you listeners are up to around the world!

7-9PM EST or 6-8PM CST!!

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5:30 PM17:30

SOLD OUT: Book Release Party 'This Tender Land' by William Kent Krueger

Scout & Morgan Books is pleased to welcome New York Times Bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author William Kent Krueger as he shares his long-awaited companion novel to Ordinary Grace – This Tender LandOrdinary Grace has won multiple awards: the Edgar Award, Midwest Booksellers Choice Award, the Barry Award, plus so many more! This Tender Land is another unforgettable novel by this amazing author! Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Kent share first-hand the stories behind it and get your First Edition copy, personally autographed that night! In a modern-day epic, soon-to-be-classic, This Tender Land is set in 1932 in a Minnesota summer. Four orphans are forced to set out by canoe towards the Mighty Mississippi for an adventure that will draw everyone in and change lives forever.

Tickets are $10 and are available at Scout & Morgan Books and on our website (see below). Your ticket includes an evening with Kent, wood-fired pizza and salad prepared by our partners, North Folk Winery.  Doors open at 5:30 pm and Kent will begin his presentation at 7:00 pm. Arrive early and enjoy food, wine, and music by Fendrick & Peck.  Be advised that we will be outside under a large tent for a portion of the evening. There are a variety of seating options available, but feel free to bring your favorite lawn chair if desired.

Note! The release date for This Tender Land is September 3rd, however Scout & Morgan Books is delighted to be the FIRST stop on Kent’s book tour and our event attendees will be the first to get signed copies of the book that evening.

All of Kent’s other books will be available at the event for purchasing and signing.

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5:00 PM17:00

Wanderlust Music Series @ Cream City Hostel

Come join Cream City Hostel for a Pot-Luck in their backyard and listen to Wisconsin folk-based duo Fendrick & Peck visiting us as part of our summer music series Wanderlust.

Bring a blanket, chairs and a dish to share. The hostel will be making spaghetti to share.

Free- but we'll pass the hat to support the musicians and future programming in the hostel yard.

Reserve a ticket to let us know how many folks are coming on eventbrite.

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10:00 AM10:00

Hormel Nature Center

Get outside and discover music and nature with your child and family at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Play day on Saturday, August 3, 2019 with guest musical performers:  Fendrick and Peck

Senior Special: 10:00 am ( which includes refreshments and cookies)

Family Program:  1:00 pm

These events are all FREE and open to the public.

Please RSVP for the 10:00 am Senior special program and or 1:00 p.m. family programs by calling 507-437-7519 or sign up by email

Enjoy free canoe & kayak rentals, pond scooping for aquatic critters, nature programs, archery, self-guided nature trail activities, and more, from 1:00-4:00 p.m.  For more information -

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