5 things to do this week: Pork chop dinner, entertainment and bingo

Published 2:22 pm Monday, July 3, 2023

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Pork chop dinner

The Conger Fire Department will host a pork chop dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the fire department/community center. Cost is $12 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under. The menu includes pork chops, baked beans, potato salad and coleslaw. The Conger Fire Department is at 51 S. School St. in Conger.

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Juni & Betty Live

Juni + Betty, an acoustic duo created by Juni West and Betty, will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday at Lazy Acre Vineyard in Lake Mills. The performance will include original music by both songwriters, and their harmonies blend together through a one-of-a-kind pairing of tone, pitch and synchronization. Covers include “Creep” by Radiohead and “Yellow” by Coldplay. Lazy Acre Vineyard is at 4776 Bluebill Ave. in Lake Mills.



The Albert Lea Public Library will host bingo at 2 p.m. Thursday. Children are invited to join as well. The library is at 211 E. Clark St.



Patchouli will play at the gazebo on Fountain Lake during the Thursdays on Fountain series. Patchouli features guitarist Bruce Hecksel and singer-songwriter Julie Patchouli. The duo have three top five internationally charting albums, including “Of Sea & Stars,” which won the 2017 Zone Music Reporter Best Instrumental Album of the Year. The concert starts at 5:30 p.m.


Farmers market

The Albert Lea Farmers Market — located in the North Broadway parking Lot on the corner of Broadway and Fountain street — provides a variety of seasonal fruits, vegetables, meats, jams, jellies, maple syrup, honey, coffee, crafts and more. The market is open from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays.