2020 Limited Defeat Events

Please note this schedule is in progress and will be enhanced as plans continue to evolve please check back for any updates. The Defeat of Jesse James Days Committee reserves the right to reschedule, postpone or cancel any event without prior notice. 

August 30—September 11. “Virtual” Outlaw Run 5k/15k – Northfield Historical Society. This was formerly the Northfield Shares DJJD Run. It’s now a virtual race! All ages are encouraged to participate. $25 per entry.  For more information and to register:  https://runsignup.com/

August 31 – September 13. Online Auction of Buttons #1- #5. More info to come

September 2-7 Horseshoe Hunt

September 9. Joseph Lee Heywood Graveside Memorial Service – Noon. Northfield Cemetery, South Division St. across from the High School. Social distancing rules will be followed. 

September 11. Team Trivia – Northfield Historical Society. This virtual six-round trivia game will test your knowledge of the bank raid and the DJJD Celebration. Complete your trivia packet during DJJD week, send your answers to NHS, and watch the Facebook Live trivia results show on September 11. $25 per team.  For more information visit: NorthfieldHistory.org

September 12. Vintage DJJD Button Sale – Northfield Historical Society, 408 Division St.  The Northfield Historical Society has collected too many duplicate DJJD buttons over the years so we will be offering the extras to the public. Proceeds from the sale will be put towards improving our collection. The sale will take place during normal museum hours. Prices of the buttons will vary.

September 12. “The Great Northfield Minnesota Take Out” Time TBD. Enjoy great food from some of your favorite local food booths and restaurants.  Food booths will be located in Ames Park.  Local restaurants are encouraged to offer specials or sidewalk service. 

September 12. “Virtual Bank Raid” Time TBD. View a “Virtual” Bank Raid Re-Enactment via https://www.facebook.com/DefeatofJesseJamesDays

September 12 – Noon. Community Parade. More info to come

September 12 – 4:00 PM. Classic Car Cruise – Sundowner Car Club. More info to come

September 12 – 7:00-8:00 PM. “Virtual Concert” Featuring Chad Johnson & The MN-T’s. Their unique, yet familiar sound is a blend of Country-Rock Americana, peppered with blues and soul…It’s real music for real people!  Enjoy from the comfort of your own home!  Performing live via https://www.facebook.com/DefeatofJesseJamesDays

September 12. Northfield Rescue Squad Duck Race. More info to come

September 12-13. “Virtual” Riverfront Fine Arts Festival – Northfield Arts Guild. Featuring a tremendous variety of local and regional artists offering their works for sale, accompanied by online artists interviews, art-making demonstrations and studio tours.  Accessible to visitors and shoppers via links to participating artists’ websites and online stores.  For details visit: https://northfieldartsguild.org/arts/visual-arts/rfaf/

September 12-13. Northfield Historical Society Bank Site and Museum open all weekend!  408 Division Street, 507-645-9268 http://www.northfieldhistory.org/ Up to 10 people will be admitted into the museum every 25 minutes to view the NEW raid exhibit. Reservations are encouraged and normal museum admission prices apply.

The festival is working on a very limited budget this year, so please consider purchasing a $5 button to support our community event!  Buttons will be available at area businesses.