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  • Munch Minutes

    Jitters Java Cafe Lunch Specials

    Sloppy Joe Barbecue

    Hot Beef Sandwich

    Egg Salad Croissant

    Daily Soups:

    Monday: Roasted Tomato Basil

    Tuesday: Chicken Dumpling

    Wednesday: German Sausage Potato

    Thursday: Chicken Noodle

    Friday: Corn Chowder w/Sausage

    The Outpost Mercantile Lunch Specials

    Mon. - Thurs. The "Autumn" Sandwich

    Fri. The Classic Tuna Sandwich

    Sat. The Colonial Sandwich

    Daily Soups:

    Monday: Creamy Turkey Wild Rice or Chicken Noodle

    Tuesday: Potato Bacon or Chicken Noodle

    Wednesday: White Chicken Chili or Chicken Noodle

    Thursday: Minestrone or Chicken Noodle

    Friday: Creamy Tomato or Chicken Noodle

    Saturday: Old Fashioned Chili or Chicken Noodle

    ElmerZ Restaurant Bar & Event Center Evening Specials 5-9pm

    Monday: Burger Baskets w/fries

    Tuesday: Buy One Meal, Get One Meal of Equal or Lesser Value 50% Off

    Wednesday: WingZ Wednesday

    Thursday: All You Can Eat Ribs

    Friday: Fajita Night - Choice of Chicken, Beef or Shrimp

    1/2 Off Margaritas & Long Island Teas

    Saturday: Prime Rib

    Sunday: Breakfast 11-2pm

    Build Your Own Bloody Mary

    Tutti Fruitti Kitchen & Market Farm Buffet Lunch Specials 11am - 2pm

    Monday: BBQ Ribs / Seasoned Chicken

    Tuesday: Roast Beef / Tater Tot Hotdish

    Wednesday: Baked Chicken / Build A Burger

    Thursday: Breaded Pork Chops / Meat Loaf / Chicken Enchiladas

    Friday: Roast Beef / Taco Bar / Fish Fry



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    Click HERE for a
    Lake Wobegon Bike Trail Map


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    Sinclair Lewis Boy Hood Home

    Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home

    810 Sinclair Lewis Ave

    Sauk Centre, MN 56378




    Open Memorial Day - Labor Day. Tuesday - Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Or by special appointment. For appts, call 320.352.5201

    Admission; $5.00 Adults

    Sinclair Lewis

    Sinclair Lewis, the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, was born in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, in 1885. Although he was proud of his Midwestern roots, he traveled widely and was interested in many different aspects of American society, from business and medicine to religion and small town life. His concern with issues involving women, race, and the powerless in society make his work still vital and pertinent today. As Sheldon Norman Grebstein wrote in his work Sinclair Lewis, Lewis 'was the conscience of his generation and he could well serve as the conscience of our own. His analysis of the America of the 1920s holds true for the America of today. His prophecies have become our truths and his fears our most crucial problems.' Sinclair Lewis was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Main Street and Babbitt, and won the award for Arrowsmith (although he turned it down). He was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He died in Rome in 1951.


    The following is a list of novels published by Sinclair Lewis.

    • Hike and the Aeroplane (1912, as Tom Graham)
    • Our Mr. Wrenn (1914)
    • The Trail of the Hawk (1915)
    • The Job (1917)
    • The Innocents (1917)
    • Free Air (1919)
    • Main Street (1920)
    • Babbitt (1922)
    • Arrowsmith (1925)
    • Mantrap (1926)
    • Elmer Gantry (1927)
    • The Man Who Knew Coolidge (1928)
    • Dodsworth (1929)
    • Ann Vickers (1933)
    • Work of Art (1934)
    • It Can't Happen Here (1935)
    • The Prodigal Parents (1938)
    • Bethel Merriday (1940)
    • Gideon Planish (1943)
    • Cass Timberlane (1945)
    • Kingsblood Royal (1947)
    • The God-Seeker (1949)
    • World So Wide (1951, posthumously)

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