Welcome to our Events page! We work closely with community leaders and local gift shop owners each year to create a fun and interactive schedule for the entire family. We encourage you to check out the links located at the bottom of our page to access details of events on our partner's websites & Facebook pages. Thank you for supporting our shop and our community. We appreciate your business!
2/14 NOW Open in Ottertail from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays through March 31, 2019!
Open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Ottertail every Thursday, Friday & Saturday in March!
4/1 April Fool’s Day: Stop in our Ottertail store for a FREE cup of caramel flavored coffee…seriously! It’s no joke! Normal business days & hours resume: we are now open EVERY DAY 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
4/6 Spring Bling Class: Sign up for our class to make an potted imitation succulent arrangement to “bling-up” your indoors for spring! Cost is $30 per person. Call 218-457-0193 to save your spot!
4/15 Tax Day: Stop in & enjoy 10% off your entire purchase in honor of Tax Day (excludes deli & all other coupons/offers).
4/21 Easter Sunday: OPEN 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Happy Easter!
5/2 Meet our friend & MN author, William Hoffman (we know him as Billy Hoffman!). He wrote “Wings of Deceit” a riveting aviation thriller of suspense, longing and a pilot's ailing brain. This event runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
5/4 & 5/5 Cinco de Mayo: We’re serving tacos, chips & beer on Saturday AND Sunday! Sign up to WIN a special Cinco de Mayo-themed gift basket! Winner will be chosen on Sunday!
5/11 Fishing Opener: SAMPLE SATURDAY! We’ll be sampling gourmet food made by our featured gourmet food supplier: Stonewall Kitchen. Learn how to make simple appetizers for your summer guests!
5/12 Mother’s Day: Bring Mom in for a FREE 12 ounce flavored latte when you mention this event on our website!
5/18 Welcome Spring: Bring your mom & your girl friends to this FUN event! Try our gourmet food & beverage samples! Free gift when you sign up for our Customer Rewards program! We’re honoring Women in Small Businesses during this event so come out & meet our special guests!
5/24-5/27 Memorial Day Weekend: Enjoy in-store specials & gourmet food sampling all weekend long!
6/8 Book Signing by local author, Paul Sailer. Award-winning author Paul Sailer returns to the Williams Company Store on Saturday, June 8 with a new special edition of The Oranges are Sweet, an intriguing World War II biography of Minnesota native Don Beerbower, the top ace in the Ninth Air Force. The special edition commemorates the ultimate sacrifice made 75 years ago by the twenty-two-year-old P-51 Mustang fighter pilot. This limited edition of 1,504 copies contains information from Paul Sailer's fascinating visit to England and France in 2014, new photographs, images and text, upgrades to all maps, and additional primary source material from the author's ongoing research since the book's first publication in 2011.
6/15 Maruca Designs Event-Stop in to see our featured purse vendor, Maruca Designs. Receive a FREE coin purse when you purchase one of these hand-made purses that are made in Boulder, Colorado!
6/16 Father’s Day: Bring Dad in for a FREE 12 ounce flavored latte! Breakfast special: $7 Donut Breakfast Sandwich & a cup of coffee OR Chicken Waffle with house-made gravy & a cup of coffee!
6/22 Charm It! Sharable Jewelry Event- Charm It! Jewelry has adorable charms, necklaces & bracelets to buy, share & swap! We will be giving away a free gift with purchase of a charm and an accessory (bracelet OR necklace). Everyone will receive a Charm It! Club Card-buy 10 charms & receive the 11th charm for FREE!
7/4 Happy Independence Day AMERICA! Stop in for your favorite ice cream, smoothie or iced latte!
7/5 Ice Cream Social at The Williams Company Store & Deli in Ottertail & Battle Lake. Celebrate summer with $1 ice cream sundaes!
7/28 Parent’s Day:
8/9 CITY EVENT: Ottertail Rod & Gun Club Demo Derby in Ottertail City.
8/10 CITY EVENT: Otterfest - see The Ottertail Business & Community Association Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100006963908846
8/17 Customer Appreciation at The Williams Company Store & Deli in Ottertail. We will be serving WONDERFUL samples of gourmet recipes for you to eat while you shop & enjoy exclusive sales on Lake Girl apparel, Thymes bath & body products, our French soaps and Stonewall Kitchen gourmet food.
8/29-9/3 Labor Day Sale at The Williams Company Store & Deli. Join us at our backyard Cottage in Ottertail and our upper level area in our Battle Lake shop for end-of-season and "last chance" specials!
9/1 Fall hours begin at The Williams Company Store & Deli 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EVERY DAY.
9/8 Grandparent’s Day:
9/29 National Coffee Day at The Williams Company Store & Deli in Ottertail & Battle Lake. Join us in Ottertail and Battle Lake as we demo different ways to brew our coffee beans! FREE coffee...need we say more??
BARN DANCE AT BUEHLER’S IN OTTERTAIL: The Williams Company Store & Deli along with Kirk & Deb Buehler, owners of Buehler's Produce, have hosted a Barn Dance in Ottertail at Buehler's Barn in the past & hope to schedule one for this year too. Details coming soon!
10/16 Boss’s Day: $5 Coffee Cards available to buy for your boss…they make a GREAT gift!
10/19 Ottertail Pumpkin Festival Fundraiser 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Join us at our Ottertail store for our annual Pumpkin Festival Fundraiser. This event raises funds to benefit children in need who are living in Otter Tail county. Enjoy free-will donation food, games, face painting & music. Sign up for the pumpkin carving contest & the bike give-away. Don’t forget to sign up for the Chili Cooking Contest & the Bachelor VS. the Bachelorette Bake-Off! A special thank you to Kirk & Deb Buehler, owners of Buehler’s Produce, for graciously donating pumpkins for this fun event! Many thanks to members of our community for dedicated assistance in helping make this fundraiser possible.
11/1 & 11/2 It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas! Holiday Open House in Ottertail 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
11/28 Thanksgiving Day: Closed in observance of this American Holiday. Enjoy your friends & family!
11/29 Flannel Friday: Enjoy progressive sales beginning at 7:00 a.m.! Stop in to shop local before you head out to the big city! Enjoy 50% off 7am-8am, 40% off 8am-9am, 30% off 9am-10am, 10am - close 20% your entire purchase (excludes deli & all other offers/coupons).
11/30 Small Business Saturday: Enjoy gourmet food samples throughout the day along with a FREE cup of coffee in the morning and a FREE glass of wine or beer in the afternoon. Enjoy our Shop Small Sale Event-we’ll be featuring special offers throughout the store just for YOU (excludes deli & all other offers/coupons)!
12/7 CITY EVENT: Otterdazzle! Bring the entire family to this fun event sponsored by the Ottertail Business & Community Association (OTBCA). The event begins at the Ottertail Community Center at 7 a.m. where The Ottertail Lions Club is serving a pancake breakfast. Come see Santa in the afternoon & visit the holiday vendors until 4 p.m. The event ends with a parade & fireworks in historic downtown Ottertail at dusk.
12/25 Christmas: Closed in observance of Christian holiday. Blessings to you & your family!
12/26-12/31 End of Year SALE: Enjoy 50% off your ENTIRE purchase (excludes Deli & all other coupons/sales/offers). Thank you for choosing to shop at our stores this year! We are so grateful for your business!
Professional Business Associations we participate in and support:
Otter Tail Lakes Country Association
Ottertail Lions Club
United Way of Otter Tail, Wadena & Todd County
Ottertail Business & Community Association