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20 Year Class Reunion WHS Class of 1997 Worthington, MN
Sat, Jul 8, 2017, 7:00 PM – Sun, Jul 9, 2017, 12:00 AM CDT
Class of WHS 1997 Let's Celebrate 20 Years!
A weekend of events are planned for you and your family to reunite with former classmates.
Events include: Golf Outing, WHS High School Tour, Family Time at Pioneer Village and a Main Event at the Barn at Pioneer Village including appetizers, deejay and dancing.
Ticket price will be for the Main Event which includes appetizers, music by Worthington's own Barry Roberts, WHS High School Tour, Venue Rental, décor and additional supplies needed to host this event.
After selecting your tickets you will have a chance to purchase a custom t-shirt designed and printed by Du Nord, owned by our classmate Nate Einck.
A cash bar will be available at the Main Event. Additional fees will apply for events outside of the Main Event and WHS High School Tour. Note: these events are optional.
DEADLINE: T-Shirt Deadline: June 1st / Ticket Deadline: June 10th
About Pioneer Village: Pioneer Village takes you back to the Midwest at the beginning of the 20th Century with special emphasis to SW Minnesota and Nobles County. The village includes an original clock from the First National Bank of Worthington, a Rural School House built in 1899, gas station, blacksmiith shop, caboose, barber shop, townhall and saloon among many other buildings.
Friday, July 7, 2017
Golf Outing at Great Life Golf & Fitness Club (Formerly Worthington Country Club)
Organized by: Aaron & Steph (Hill) Janssen and Josh "Woody" Krommendyk
851 W Oxford St, Worthington, MN
Cost: $17 walking / $29 with cart (members: $12 cart fee) + applicable taxes if any
If your not a golfer consider joining us afterwards at Duffer's Bar & Grill located in the club house.
More information to come.
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Tour of Worthington Senior High School ~ 10am
Organized by: Drew Johnson
1211 Clary St Worthington, MN
Come tour the halls we once walked and catch up with some of your favorite former teachers.
Pioneer Village Family Event ~ Open 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. to the public
Join us for a family class photo in front of the railcars at 2 p.m.
Organized by: Josh "Woody" Krommendyk
1600 Stower Dr. #2, Worthington, MN
Bring your family and tour the buildings of Nobles County from the beginning of the 20th Century. Cost: Adults~$6, Ages 6-15~$1, 5 & Under~FREE
Class of 1997 Main Event - Adult Only (Classmate + 1 Guest) ~ 7 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Organized by: Karen (Somnis) Bosma and Gretchen Rickers
Pioneer Village Barn - 1600 Stower Dr. #2, Worthington, MN
Music by DJ Barry Roberts, dancing, appetizers & cash bar.
Cost: Included in the ticket price.
*Note - Events with additional charges are optional
Can tickets be purchased at the Event?
We ask that you purchase tickets ahead of time in order to make arrangements for food and seating.
I am unable to come but would love to contribute to the Event?
It would be very much appreciated if you decide to contribute using the Donation Ticket option. This is a non-profit event with all donations going towards the event.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking is available at the Nobles County Fairgrounds outside the gates of Pioneer Village free of charge. There are no taxi services in Worthington on Saturday evenings, please plan accordingly if you will need a ride after the event.
What are my hotel options?
There are a few options for hotels. Our recommendation is Holiday Inn Express & Suites (1250 Ryans Rd Worthington, MN) as it is fairly close to Pioneer Village (0.5 mile). Other hotels include AmericInn, Comfort Suites or Travelodge.
A block of rooms (15) are available at a special rate at Holiday Inn Express & Suites. These rooms are available first come first serve and are only available up to one month before the event, after that normal rates apply. (2 Queens: $130.50, 1 King: $121.50, Suite (King or Queen): $140.50, all rooms may have additional tax and charges) PH: (507)372-2333
Can I bring my own food and drink?
There will be appetizers and a cash bar. Purchasing drinks at the Event is encouraged as it supports local businesses and is provided as a convience to all that are attending. There will be a special "themed" drink in honor of celebrating 20 years!
What else can I do while in Worthington?
Additional events and information will be shared on the WHS Class of 1997 Facebook page as we get closer to the event.
Who do I contact if I have other questions?
If you have any questions regarding the event send an email to WHSTrojans1997@gmail.com or feel free to post your questions on our WHS Class of 1997 Facebook page as well.