Blue Earth County is full of great places to see that many people don’t think to visit. Or many places that people don’t know exist in Blue Earth County. Check back each week to see what new places we recommend to check out and learn more about those places. Follow the hashtag #ThingsToDoInBEC2018 on social media and tag your pictures of visiting these places using the same hashtag!

December 30: Visit the Blue Earth County History Center

December 23: Visit a place that is important to you.

December 16: Visit the Williams Nature Center

December 9: See the Kiwanis Holiday Lights

December 2: Attend a Nutcracker performance

November 25: Attend Christmas at the Hubbard House

November 18: Shop Small

November 11: Attend a Veteran’s Day Celebration

November 4: Eat at Uncle Albert’s in Eagle Lake

October 28: Eat at The Landing in Madison in Madison Lake

October 21: Attend Ghosts From the Past

October 14: Eat at the Thunder Bar & Restaurant in Good Thunder

October 7: Attend History Fest

September 30: Visit the Mankato Brewery

September 23: Visit Welsh Heritage Farms in Lake Crystal

September 16: Attend the Mahkato Wacipi

September 9: Have a slice of pie at the Dam Store in Rapidan.

September 2: Attend the Amboy Heritage and Arts Festival in Amboy

August 26: Head to the farmer’s market for more fresh produce!

August 19: Check out Valley Veggie for some fresh produce!

August 12: Attend the Medicine Show at the Hubbard House

August 5: See the Cairns of Peace in Vernon Center

July 29: Attend Ribfest in Mankato

July 22: Attend the Blue Earth County Fair

July 15: Attend the Tator Days celebration in Eagle Lake

July 8: Take a Bent River Outfitter tour of a local River

July 1: Attend the 4th of July Celebration in Cambria

June 24: Attend a MoonDogs Game

June 17: Attend the St. Clair Days Celebration in St. Clair

June 10: Attend the Lake Days Celebration in Lake Crystal

June 3: Attend the Town and Country Days Celebration in Mapleton

May 27: Attend a Memorial Day Service

May 20: Visit a Winery in Blue Earth County.

May 13: See the City Art Sculpture Tour in Mankato.

May 6: Visit Wildwood Park in Eagle Lake

April 30: Take a tour of the Hubbard House

April 22: Hike or Bike the Red Jacket Trail

April 15: Attend the Mankato International Festival

April 8: Eat at the Cottage Cafe in Amboy

April 1: Attend at play at Bethany Lutheran College or Minnesota State, Mankato

March 25: Visit Minneopa State Park

March 18: See the Good Thunder Mural

March 11: Attend a Merely Players Production

March 4: Eat at the Lakes Sports Bar and Grill in Lake Crystal

February 25: Attend a Mankato Symphony Performance

February 18: Eat at Maggie J’s in Mapleton

February 11: Ski or Tube at Mount Kato

February 4: Hang out at the Lake Crystal Area Rec. Center

January 28: Watch others curl or try your hand at Curling

January 21: Eat at the Eagle’s Nest in Eagle Lake.

January 14: Attend the Robert Burns Celebration

January 7: Snowshoeing/Hiking on the Sakatah Trail