Brainerd Lakes Area ‘haunted’ in October

With Halloween fast approaching, families looking for a weekend away should check out the Brainerd or Cross Lake area. One of the most well-known attractions is Hidden Hallows, the largest haunted attraction in Central Minnesota and part of the famous Paul Bunyan Land Amusement Center near Brainerd. Hidden Hallows opens Oct. 14 for the next […]

Country Blossom Farm Fall Festival near Alex, Oct. 8-9

If you’re looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend, consider “Pumpkin Mania” this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8-9, at Country Blossom Farm near Alexandria. Owned by Tracy and Troy Heald, Country Blossom Farm encompasses 64 acres at 1951 Englund Road S.W. Attendees can walk through the Corn Maze during their unique […]

Erickson’s Petting Zoo in Osakis offers fall family fun weekends

The fall season is always a special time of the year for Erickson’s Petting Zoo of rural Osakis. Located 3 ½ miles northwest of Osakis at 11890 Hope Rd S.E., Erickson’s embraces old fashion farm values. The big red barn, that once was home to milk cows, now is home to many different farm animals […]

Fall Fiddlers’ Contest set for Sept. 25 in Terrace

The 38th annual Fall Festival and Fiddlers’ Contest will be held in Terrace Sunday, Sept. 25. The event offers fun for the entire family, and includes handicrafts and food for sale and music. The gates and the kitchen open at noon and the Fiddlers’ contest begins at 1 p.m. The musicians will range in age […]

Green Fair Folk Festival set for Wednesday, Aug. 3 in Little Falls

The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls invite the public to attend the 2016 Green Fair Folk Festival Wednesday, August 3, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., on the west lawn at St. Francis Convent, Little Falls. Now in its 10th year, the Green Fair welcomed over 1,000 people in 2015. Lots of family fun displays, […]

Scandia Valley celebrates Summerfest, Aug. 5 – 7

The Scandia Valley Town Hall near Cushing will be hopping Friday – Sunday, Aug. 5 – 7, as the area celebrates “Summerfest.” Friday, the fun starts at 6 p.m. with kids activities by Free Church and Camp Shamineau, including horse rides, a bouncy castle, face painting and more. Four Cheeks Foods will provide nourishment and […]

Platte River Day set for Aug. 6 in Royalton

    The city of Royalton invites everyone to enjoy the fun and games at the 22nd annual Platte River Day, sponsored by the Royalton Lions Club, Saturday, Aug. 6, from 8:30 a.m. until midnight. The day’s events include a 5K fun run, contact Michael Marschel at (320) 310-5257, as well as a parade that winds […]

Platte River 5K Aug. 6 in Royalton

Join the fun in Royalton on Saturday, Aug. 6 for the Platte River 5K.  Run, walk or jog with your dog along the scenic Platte River and end the race just in time to catch the parade and all the other festivities as part of Platte River Day in downtown Royalton. The run will begin […]

2016 Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes Tuesday, Wednesday, July 12-13

Come and celebrate Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes July 12-13, 2016! The huge cast iron kettles of beans are buried on Tuesday, July 12 so they can cook overnight and be served free of charge on Wednesday, July 13 at noon. It’s time to dig out Thor, Big Bertha, Ole, Sven, Lena and Baby Olga […]

Grey Eagle celebrates ‘Gem Fest’ for three days of fun

Everyone is invited to Grey Eagle to celebrate “Gem Fest” 2016 set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 15 – 17. Sponsored by the Grey Eagle/Burtrum Lions, the fun begins at 6 p.m. Friday, with a parade at 6 p.m. At 7 p.m., James Wedgewood, a ventriloquist will entertain at the Lions shelter and on […]