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Fireman's Bingo

Date: Friday, November 21st

Time: 7:00 - 10:30PM

Location: WDC Elementary Gym

Event Description: Doors open at 6:15 and Bingo starts at 7:00 pm. Chips, pop and water are provided also.

Cost: 50 games are played at 10 cents per card.


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Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Date: Thursday, November 27th

Time: 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Location: M-State College - Wadena Campus

Event Description: Join us for our 24th Aannual Thanksgiving Dinner made possible through the generosity of many community volunteers.

Serving: smoked turkey by Bubba's BBQ Pit, mashed potatoes, stuffing, sweet potatoes, cranberries, vegetables, pumpkin bars and coffee.

Cost: FREE-non-perishable food items or cash for the food shelf appreciated! Volunteers are needed. Call 218-631-4042 ext. 213 to volunteer. 

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Christmas Festival

Date: Saturday, November 29th

Time: 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Location: WDC Elementary

Event Description: This one day Christmas Festival feature crafters, music, food, and even a special visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus. There are over 80 booths with products that will delight young to old. Enjoy live entertainment from local singing groups, pianists, local dance groups and more. 

Cost: $1.00 per person

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Northeast Technical Services (NTS)

Northeast Technical Services (NTS) has 3 Hydrogeologists at their Wadena office. NTS helps farmers get their ground water appropriation permits for their irrigation systems. They conduct aquifer tests, help with well interference issues, do ground modeling and well location optimization. They are proud to support irrigated agriculture. They are located at 123 Jefferson St. S and their phone number is 218-248-0502.


National Joint Powers Alliance

National Joint Powers Alliance is a national public service agency committed to serving members nationally and locally through a variety of valued programs. As a public agency, NJPA is committed to providing cooperative solutions that assist government, education, and non-profit entities as they strive for efficient public service. They are located at 202 NE 12th Street in Staples and their phone number is 218-894-1930. Visit their website at: www.njpacoop.org

What Wadena has to offer...

Check out everything going on in Wadena...from our Art Deco Downtown with great shopping and many historic storefronts to our many acres of public parks and campground...from our Art Deco Memorial Auditorium to our community wide celebrations, you will always find something happening in the Wadena Community. Wadena is uniquely situated in central Minnesota to be your gateway to north country recreation. Make Wadena the starting point for your golf or biking trip, the course and trails are well maintained and conditions are great!

Get In Touch

Wadena Chamber of Commerce
5 Aldrich Ave. SE
Wadena, MN 56482
Phone: 218-632-7704
Toll Free: 877-631-7704
Email: info@wadenachamber.com