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  1. Jul

    1. Waterama (all-day)
      Jul 22 – Jul 27

      It’s fun, it’s exciting, and it’s happening this weekend in Glenwood. It’s Waterama! There is so much to do. Street dances including the Johnny Holms Band, three parades including the pontoon parade and beach activities like sand sculptures, a water ski show, inflatables in the park and swim races. There are also sports tournaments, crazy days specials, great food and so much more. For a full list of events visit Waterama.org. Glenwood’s 59th Annual Waterama going on July 22nd through the 27th 

  2. Jul

    1. Minnewaska Showstoppers presents “Tom Sawyer” (all-day)
      Jul 23 – Jul 26

      The Minnewaska Showstoppers, celebrating 37 years of outstanding theatre, proudly presents their latest production: “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”. There will be three performances at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and one performance on Saturday at 5:00 at the Minnewaska Area High School. Tickets are twelve dollars, ten for seniors and eight for students.  All tickets are reserved seating and are available at the Glenwood Chamber of Commerce, call 320-634-3636 or visit www.minnewaskashowstoppers.org.  Tickets will also be available at the door.

      For detailed poster click here

  3. Jul

    1. Big Stone County Fair (all-day)
      Jul 24 – Jul 27

      Come on out to the Big Stone County Fair in Clinton this weekend, July 24th through the 27th.  There’s free general admission, free parking, and lots of free entertainment. The Grandstand has some great entertainment every day and you won’t want to miss it.  Come out and enjoy the Demolition Derby on Friday and Saturday night and Enduro Race on Sunday afternoon.  Don’t miss a minute of the action at the Big Stone County Fair this weekend in Clinton!  

  4. Jul

    1. Alberta Kids Day & Street Dance (all-day)
      Jul 26

      All Roads Lead Home to Alberta, Minnesota.  Come on Home to the 35th Annual Alberta Kids Day and Street Dance this Saturday, July 26th.  Bean Bag Tournament 9am, Kids Day games and fun 10 to 2, dunk tank noon to 5, coin dig at 2, family kick ball 4 to 6, and Kim Wolf DJ will entertain from 9 to 1 on the Street in front of Hattie Shack’s Bar & Grill.  See you this Saturday in Alberta for the 35th Annual Alberta Kids Day and Street Dance.


  5. Jul

    1. Benefit for Jane Fuhrman
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      There will be a Benefit for Jane Fuhrman of Graceville on July 27th from 12:00 to 3:00 at the Graceville Community Building.  A meal of pulled pork sandwiches, salads, and bars will be served with a Free Will Donation.  There will also be a Silent Basket Auction.  Baskets can be dropped off at Garnet Aswege’s home at 421 West 2nd Street and at Star Bank.  Jane was injured in a pedestrian / pickup accident on New Year’s Eve and has incurred many medical bills.  If you would like to donate money but cannot attend, you may drop off donations at Headquarters Bar in Graceville or send to:

      Star Bank

      c/o Jane Fuhrman Benefit

      PO Box 98

      Graceville, MN 56240

  6. Jul

    1. Pope County Fair (all-day)
      Jul 30 – Aug 3

      For 128 years the Pope County Fair in Glenwood has been an event not to be missed!  July 30th  through August 3rd come on down to the Pope County Fair and take in a 4-H livestock show, take a spin on a carnival ride, enjoy music from free stages,  stroll through the exhibitor building, watch a grandstand event and eat as much fair food as you can.  Have some fun this weekend at the 128th annual Pope County Fair in Glenwood. 

    2. Bike Rodeo
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The annual Bike Rodeo will be held July 30th at 5pm at the Morris Area Elementary School parking lot.  Food and beverages will be served.  The bike rodeo is an annual bike safety program for children, put on by the Morris Police Department.  Although the program is directed toward youth bicycle riders, everyone is welcome to attend.

  7. Jul

    1. VFW Ladies Auxiliary Salad Luncheon
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Bring your friends and neighbors for a great summer lunch and support the Morris VFW Auxiliary #5039 in their efforts to raise money for VFW Auxiliary Cancer Aid and Research.  The salad luncheon is Thursday, July 31st at the Old #1 Southside from 11 AM to 1 PM and is a free will offering.  There will be the delicious salads and yummy bars, rolls with flavored butters, coffee and cool drinks.  Register for door prizes.  All proceeds go to VFW Auxiliary Cancer Aid and Research.  See you at the salad luncheon at Old #1 Southside, Thursday, July 31st, from 11 to 1.

  8. Aug

    1. Flekkefest (all-day)
      Aug 1 – Aug 3

      The annual Flekkefest is this weekend, August 1st through Sunday, August 3rd. On Friday it kicks off with the Flekke-Feast from 5 to 8pm at Veteran’s Park. On Saturday there are tons of events including a pancake breakfast, Dick Schultz Airshow, parade at 5pm and Street Dance and Fireworks at dusk. On Sunday wrap it up with the Lion’s Fish Fry and sister city program. Come on out and celebrate Flekkefest, this Friday through Sunday.

  9. Aug

    1. Pork Chop & Sweet Corn Feed
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Sons of the American Legion invite you to attend the fifth annual Pork Chop and Sweet Corn feed to be held Saturday, August 2nd, at the Morris American Legion from 5:00 till gone.  Mmmmmm…tender pork chops and juicy sweet corn…what’s better!  That’s this Saturday starting at 5pm at the Morris American Legion the fifth annual Sons of the Morris American Legion Pork Chop and Sweet Corn Feed!  Free will donation with proceeds going to the Morris Legion Baseball Program.

    2. “Hairball” at Flekkefest
      8:00 pm – 12:00 am

      The Elbow Lake Firemans Relief Association presents “HAIRBALL” performing August 2nd at Flekkefest in Elbow Lake from 8 to midnight across from the fire hall! Advance tickets are only $15 and can be purchased at Knotty Pine and Tesoro in Elbow Lake or on the hairball website hairballonline.com.  Only 1000 advanced tickets sold! When gone, you will pay $20 at the door.  This is an 18 and older event.  For a full list of events and limited camping availability visit flekkefest.net.  “HAIRBALL” August 2nd in Elbow Lake from 8 to midnight!

  10. Aug

    1. Stevens County Fair (all-day)
      Aug 6 – Aug 10

      Swing by the Stevens County Fair August 6th  through the 10th .  Free gate, free parking and free shows.  Grandstand events include Tonic-Solfa Thursday at 8pm, Friday it’s the JJ Legacy Rodeo sponsored by Donnelly Coop, Saturday, 6p the Enduro  and Sunday Bank of the West Demo Derby.  Be sure to purchase your advance ride tickets for the Stevens County Fair, August 6th through the 10th.  Advnace ride tickets can be purchase from area banks, Willies and Meadowland Market.  Get your ride tickets by 1p on Thursday and enjoy one of the fantastic carnival rides.    It’s all happening at the Stevens County Fair – Food, fun and entertainment.

  11. Aug

    1. Hoffman Harvest Festival (all-day)
      Aug 8 – Aug 10

      Come out to Hoffman and celebrate with the  annual Harvest Festival going on Friday, August 8th through Sunday, August 10th. Friday features a meal on main street, basketball shootout and family night dance. Then Saturday includes softball and golf tournaments, 5K walk/run, kids carnival,  Fun in the Sun at Elk Lake Beach, Parade at 4, then the Hoffman Street Dance from 9pm to Midnight featuring The Roosters.  Sunday offers church in the park, meal, raffle drawings and fire department water fight.

    2. Starbuck Dragon Boat Races (all-day)
      Aug 8 – Aug 9

      Join us on Lake Minnewaska for the 7th annual Starbuck Dragon Boat Festival August 8th and 9th.  Saturday is packed full of fun and entertainment for the whole family!  Cheer on your favorite team during the Dragon Boat races starting at 9 AM, Food Court and Vendors also open at 9, and at 11 bring the kids for the inflatables.  Bring your friends and family for an experience of a lifetime at the annual Starbuck Dragon Boat Festival on Lake Minnewaska.