Community Groups & Events
Friends of the Sprague Woods
The mission of the group is to assist the City of Caledonia in sound restoration conservation management and protection of the Sprague Woods. These activities to be guided by the Sprague family’s original intention to protect the woodland and keep it in a natural state. The group will further promote the public use and maintenance of rustic walking paths and seating, and the woodland as a value public setting for the promotion of environmental educational programming. Please contact Randy Mell at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in participating in the group.
Music in the Park
This group helps plan the summer music line-up and various activities for this community event. Meetings begin in the spring each year with the actual Music in the Park events taking place from June through early August. If you would like to help with this event please contact City Hall.
Wild Turkey Fest
Wild Turkey Fest is a 3 day fall family festival that occurs in conjunction with the Caledonia Balloon Rally on MEA weekend (usually the 3rd weekend in October). The purpose of Wild Turkey Fest is to celebrate fall, Caledonia, and our Wild Turkey capital of Minnesota designation. The committee plans outdoor activities for kids of all ages that encourage families to enjoy the great outdoors in a healthy environment. We welcome and encourage new members to our committee. If you are interested in joining, please contact Polly Heberlein or City Hall. Scare at the Fair will also be held at the Houston County Fairgrounds during the same weekend as Wild Turkey Fest, along with the following weekend as well.
Community Spirit Caledonia
Community Spirit Caledonia strives to strengthen our community by empowering adults and young people through projects that include artistic activities, life skills, and family bonding: Additionally, to inspire individual and group mentoring, and lasting positive relationships within our community.
Caledonia Street Scapes
Street Scapes was started in 2014 by concerned citizens for beautifying Caledonia. Phone Number: (507) 724-2929 Email Address: email@example.com (Dianne Schuldt) Meeting Time/Day/Place: As needed throughout the year. At least 12-15 meetings per year. Major Projects: Annual hanging flowers in downtown Caledonia, bench and flower barrels at stop lights, various flower gardens around Caledonia. Snowflakes and greenery for light poles for the winter season.
Houston County Care & Share
This group has been around for more than 30 years. They focus on less fortunate kids in Houston County during the holiday season.
They also help families if they are displaced throughout the year for any reason such as house fire, etc. Meetings begin in September and the actual product distribution takes place the third week of December. The wrap up meeting happens in January each year. Care and Share is continually looking for volunteers to help sort/package gifts for the less fortunate kids in our area.
Rotary Club of Caledonia
Weekly meetings are at 7:30 a.m. on the first two Fridays of the month and are held at Elsie’s restaurant. Our local Caledonia Rotary Club joined the Rotary Works Foundation in the 2009 – 2010 fiscal year. Joining this foundation opens up opportunities to apply for grants to better serve our communities. If you have any questions, visit http://caledoniarotaryclub.org/.
Caledonia Lions Club
Lions meet the needs of local communities and the world every day because they share a core belief – to serve their community. The Caledonia Lions Club meets every 1st Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm at the Four Seasons Community Center. If you would like to learn more about the Caledonia Lions Club, contact Randy Weibel at firstname.lastname@example.org