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 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: (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