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Mid-week Live Theatre in Lanesboro, Minnesota

The Commonweal Theatre in Lanesboro, Minnesota announces a mid-week theatre series from August through October 2010.  Treat yourself to the theatrical tour-de-force of one-person shows! Commonweal’s 2010 summer series features performers from across the world taking to the Commonweal stage in solo performances that’ll bring you to […]

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Sweet and Savory Eggs For Breakfast

Carol (resident chef at Hillcrest Hide-Away Bed and Breakfast in Lanesboro, Minnesota) likes to alternate between sweet and savory entree’s for breakfast.  Some days when she can’t decide, Sweet and Savory Eggs fit the bill. Carol likes to use fresh ingredients as much as possible in her […]

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Bed and Breakfast Guests Arrive By Bike and Tractors

Our guests have used unique modes of transportation in the past few weeks.  Two weeks ago a couple arrived by bike – having parked their car at the trail head in Houston (32 miles away).  They packed their clothes in  saddlebags and rode the bike trail to […]

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Lanesboro, Minnesota Live Theatre Season in Full Swing

The Commonweal Theatre in Lanesboro, MN is in the midst of their summer theatre season.  Each summer the Commonweal Theatre hosts two plays  in repertory.  This year’s live theatre offerings are: Enchanted April by Matthew Barber and Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin. Enchanted April: […]

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Bed and Breakfast Garden Labyrinth

A year ago we installed a landscape labyrinth in our back yard.  My gardening rule of thumb is that it takes 3 years for perennials to get established.  As you can see from the photo, our labyrinth is ahead of schedule.  The labyrinth has 20 varieties of […]

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Couple Announces Engagement in Lanesboro

Chad and Amy (pictured here) visited us on Memorial Day weekend.  They had a lovely alfresco dinner Sunday evening at the Old Village Hall in downtown Lanesboro. At breakfast, Amy announced that that Chad had “popped the question” the night before.  We hope that Lanesboro and the […]

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Girls Getaway Weekend in Lanesboro

A few weeks ago a Mom and three of her daughters came to Lanesboro for a girls getaway weekend.  They stayed together in the Hope Room which has plenty of space inside  to relax and a lovely view of the gardens from the covered patio outside. A […]

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Go Red Spring Girls Getaway

Heart disease is the number 1 killer of women in our country today.  We are thankful for Carol’s return to the kitchen after successful open heart surgery on February 1. To celebrate, we invite you to a spring girl’s getaway weekend at the Hillcrest Hide-Away Bed and […]

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Celebrate Ibsen Festival in Lanesboro, MN

Goodbye Winter, Hello Ibsen! It’s that time again! It’s Commonweal Theater’s 13th Annual Ibsen Festival – a celebration of Scandinavian art and culture, April 16 – 18 in Lanesboro, MN.   Spend the day taking in concerts, films, lectures, and artisan displays, then stay at night for the […]

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Girls Getaway Weekend

In January, eight ladies ( Mom, one sister, five daughters and one grand daughter) enjoyed a girls weekend getaway to celebrate Mom’s 50th birthday.  The daughters planned the whole girls weekend months in advance – and were so excited. The girls snuck into Mom’s house to gather clothes for the trip and then two […]

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