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Lanesboro Christmas Inn Tour

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

The Bed and Breakfasts Inns of Lanesboro, Minnesota welcome you Sunday, December 2nd, to our Lanesboro Christmas Inn Tour.  Join us for an afternoon of celebration and tour the Bed and Breakfast Inns that have made Lanesboro the Bed and Breakfast Capital of Minnesota.

On December 2nd, we invite you to visit eleven beautiful Lanesboro Bed and Breakfasts Inns when we open our doors forthe Lanesboro Christmas Inn Tour.  This self-guided tour will take you through Victorian homes to  European style farmhouses, all charmingly decorated for the holidays. Enjoy holiday treats and  brighten your holiday spirits in Lanesboro.

 Sunday, December 2nd,  2:00-6:00 pm

 Tickets $20.00 Advance Sales; $25.00 Day of Event

TicketsMaps and Information Contact The Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce 507-467-2696  or 800-944-2670

or go to http://www.lanesboro.com and click  Where to Stay  / “Lanesboro Christmas Inn Tour”

  Participating Inns: Anna V’s B&B,  Art Lofts,  Berwood Hill Inn B&B,  Fillmore House B&B,  Habberstad House B&B,  Hillcrest Hide-AwayB&B,  Historic Scanlon House B&B,  Inn at Sacred Clay Farm B&B,  Scandinavian Inn B&B,  Stone Mill Hotel & Suites,1898 Inn B&B

Contact Peter Torkelson 507-467-4500 scandinavianinn@acegroup.cc

New Massage Therapist at the Lanesboro Day Spa

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

CrystalStoneFlowersThe Lanesboro Day Spa is proud to announce the addition of a new massage therapist. Crystal Narveson is a Certified Massage Therapist who graduated in September 2009 with high honors from Minnesota School of Business with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Massage Therapy.  She opened her first office, Massage On Main By Crystal Narveson, in September 2009 and has now joined our team at the Lanesboro Day Spa located in the lower level of Stone Mill Hotel & Suites as a full-time therapist.

Crystal is professionally trained and is offering the following modalities: Deep Tissue Massage, Swedish Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Hot Stone Massage, Bamboo Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Geriatric Massage, Body Polishing, Thai Massage, and Sports/Stretching. You can discover more about each of these modalities on our newly re-designed website -www.lanesboromassage.com.

We are currently running a New Therapist Special to welcome Crystal to our team: As an introductory offer you can receive your first massage with Crystal for $5 off or 3 massages for $170.Must mention this ad at time of booking.

Sunday After Hours in Lanesboro, Minnesota

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

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The Lanesboro downtown business community will collaborate to create a festival atmosphere in town on Sunday evenings from 5-7 pm beginning Sunday, May 27 and running through Labor Day. Businesses will be offering discounts specific to the Sunday After Hours 2 hour blitz! Activities and deals will change weekly to include things like discounted shopping & dining, art experiences, chair massage, history talks, music and more. Look for the orange & white balloons outside the 20+ participating businesses.

ShoppingsmallLanesboro Area Chamber Board Member, Emily Spende, said, “The goal is to fortify and build upon what’s already going on in Lanesboro and expand the vibrant downtown experience.  This fosters continued long-range growth for the Lanesboro community.”

Contact: Julie Kiehne, Lanesboro Area Chamber 507-467-2696

Morel Mushroom Season in Lanesboro, Minnesota

Friday, May 4th, 2012

myfox47

May 04, 2012
By Peter Schuneman, Reporter

Photo courtesy myfox47
Photo courtesy myfox47

LANESBORO, Minn. (FOX 47) – They are the priceless gems of the deep forest… Definitely a sign of spring.  And for those who enjoy Morel mushroom hunting, time may be running out this year.  Put on your hiking boots, it’s time to hunt for Morels… with our guide of course.

One could call Frank Wright a professional mushroom hunter.  Morels don’t grow on trees, especially dead ones.  However, that’s what you want to find if you hope to be lead to the valued fungus.

The forests in southeast Minnesota have been known to produce the finest morels available thanks in part to high levels of limestone.  Wright knows these forests inside and out.

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