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  1. 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. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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!

  5. 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.

  6. 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.