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  1. Jul

    1. Elbow Lake Flekkefest (all-day)
      Jul 31 – Aug 2

      Come join the Scandinavian Flekkefest celebration July 31st through August 2nd in Elbow Lake. “Celebrating 30 years of Trolls in Elbow Lake” is this year’s theme.  Friday highlights include children’s activities, arts and crafts, flekke-feast and street dance featuring  the Honkey Tonk Stardust Cowboys.  Saturday includes 5K walk/Run, Fly-in and car show, vintage tractors, the Flekkefest Parade at five, the Picnic in the Park from 6 to 8, and Firemen’s Dance featuring Lost Highway, and the Fireworks at dusk.  On Sunday, join everyone for the Community Worship Service at 10am at Veterans Park, the Lion’s fish fry from 11 to 1, and the Music Bees of the Sister City program at the Community Center at 1:30.  

      For a full list of activities for the whole family click here!

    2. Herman All-School Reunion (all-day)
      Jul 31 – Aug 2

      The Herman/Norcross 2015 All School Reunion will be held in Herman, Minnesota on July 31st, August 1st, & August 2nd, 2015.   Friday will be each class on their own and on Saturday will be a fun filled day and night.  All former alumni, graduates, students encouraged to attend. 

      Check out their Facebook page 

      For more information Click Here


  2. Aug

    1. Pope County Fair (all-day)
      Aug 5 – Aug 9

      The 129th Annual Pops County Fair is scheduled for August 5th through the 9th in Glenwood!  Bring your family and walk through the 4-H exhibits and livestock, carnival rides, grandstand events and of course eat lots of fair food!  You won’t want to miss the amazing Grand Stand Events scheduled this year, like the demolition derby on Thursday, the Tug of War Battle, followed by great music by Whiplash on Friday night, Tuff-N-Nuff Miniature Rodeo on set for Saturday, and the ever popular Truck, Tractor, and Semi Pull is the highlight of Sunday. The carnival opens at 5pm on Thursday.  And don’t forget all the amazing fair food you can possibly want. 

      For a detailed list of events Click here

  3. Aug

    1. Stevens County Fair (all-day)
      Aug 12 – Aug 16

      Ride and Scream in 2015 at the Stevens County Fair in Morris!  Purchase your advance ride tickets for the Stevens County Fair, August 12th  through the 16th .  Advance ride tickets can be purchase from area banks, Willies Super Valu, Unger’s Furniture, and Meadowland Market.  Get your ride tickets by 1p on Thursday and enjoy one of the fantastic carnival rides.  Thursday is Wristband night 6-10.  Be sure to swing by the Stevens County Fair with Free gate, free parking and Free music and shows.  Check out their Website at:  SCFAIR.NET or see them on facebook

  4. Aug

    1. Hoffman Harvest Fest (all-day)
      Aug 14 – Aug 15

      Hoffman Harvest Festival celebrates their 67th year August 14th through the 15th and you’re invited to come take in the festivities.  City Wide Garage Sales, Family Fun Events, Water Fight, Street Dances, Activities in the city park and at the Beach, Pork Chop Feed, the Grand Parade, and a concert by Hoffman’s own Lissa Meyer.  For a detailed list of events visit hoffmanmn.com. The annual Harvest Festival August 14th through the 16th

  5. Aug

    1. Swift County Fair (all-day)
      Aug 19 – Aug 23

      It’s that time!  Time once again for the annual Swift County Fair.  The 118th Swift County Fair will be held August 19 through 23 in Appleton.   There’s lots of fun to be had, including grandstand events, talent contests, midway carnival rides and games, balloon artistry, face painting and plenty of great food to munch on. There’s free live music every evening of the fair including The White Side Walls, The Johnny Holmes Band, Monroe Crossing, Tripwire, and The Kentucky Headhunters!  Don’t miss the Ranch Rodeo on Thursday, and the popular Demolition Derby in the grand stand Friday and Saturday.  Join the fun at the 118th annual Swift County Fair. 

      For more details click here

  6. Aug

    1. Donnelly Threshing Bee (all-day)
      Aug 29 – Aug 30

      The 50th annual Donnelly Threshing Bee will be held August 29th and 30th at the Threshing Bee Grounds in Donnelly.  This golden celebration brings lots of history, lots of demonstrations, great food, and fun for all ages!  Get your Threshing Bee Button for $7 in advance at any Donnelly Business; the button is your admission into the grounds.

      For a complete list of events Click Here

  7. Oct

    1. Call Before You Dig (all-day)
      Oct 31

      Call before you dig, it’s the law. Before digging, trenching or tiling, contact Gopher State One Call. They’ll find where their lines and cable are buried, and mark their lines at no charge. It’s easy and it’s the law. Call at least 48 hours before you dig, if you’re planting a tree or building a deck. Before any kind of digging call Gopher State One Call at 1-800-252-1166 or simply dial 811. This message brought to you by: Runestone Telecom Association of Hoffman.  Call before you dig, it’s the law!

  8. Dec

    1. Pay It Forward Stevens County (all-day)
      Dec 31

      Pay It Forward Stevens County is a non-profit group that recognizes individuals who have, through their volunteerism, made a positive impact on the lives of others in the community. Nominations can come from anyone, and the Pay It Forward group reviews the nominations on a monthly basis to pick one person who best exemplifies paying it forward. Pay It Forward Stevens County is sponsored by Morris Pizza Ranch, Morris Sun Tribune, Bank of the West, West Central Screen and Print, the Regional Fitness Center, Superior Industries and Hancock Concrete, Stevens Community Medical Center, KMRS/KKOK Radio Stations and Sonia’s Hair Clinic. Nominations can be dropped off at any of the participating businesses