Area Events

7/19/2019

A Benefit for Bruce Nelson will be held on Friday, July 19th at the Coliseum on the Norman County Fairgrounds in Ada. Activities will include a beanbag tournament ($20 per person) beginning at 4pm, food and silent auction at 6pm, live music at 8pm.

7/20/2019

Shelly Fire & Rescue will be serving a supper featuring smoked pork loin sandwiches, corn on the cob and coleslaw on Saturday, July 20th at the Shelly Fire Hall beginning at 5:30pm. A free will offering will be accepted. There will also be alcoholic beverages available for purchase. A raffle will be held for a rifle and cash prizes. Tickets are $5 each and available from any of the Shelly Volunteer Firefighters and First Responders.

7/23/2019

A series of harmonica and blues performances suited for children are scheduled at a number of libraries and library LINK Sites in the area. Children and their caregivers are invited to visit libraries near them to experience an out-of-this-world performance by the Everett Smithson Band. The band will perform music familiar to the Mississippi River region, including rockabilly, blues music and more. A short harmonica lesson with free harmonicas for children will be offered after the show, courtesy of the Minnesota Blues Society. Performances for Tuesday, July 23rd are: 2:00 pm at the Halstad Living Center and Heritage House, 6:00 pm at the Barnesville Public Library.Admission is free thanks to funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy Fund. More information is available at www.larl.org/legacy.  

7/24/2019

A series of harmonica and blues performances suited for children are scheduled at a number of libraries and library LINK Sites in the area. Children and their caregivers are invited to visit libraries near them to experience an out-of-this-world performance by the Everett Smithson Band. The band will perform music familiar to the Mississippi River region, including rockabilly, blues music and more. A short harmonica lesson with free harmonicas for children will be offered after the show, courtesy of the Minnesota Blues Society. Performances for Wednesday, July 24th are: 10:00 am at the Bagley Public Library, 2:00 pm at the Fosston Public Library. Admission is free thanks to funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy Fund. More information is available at www.larl.org/legacy.  

7/25/2019

The 16th Annual Wayne Nelson Memorial Hidden Talent Show will be held on Thursday, July 25th at the Cormorant Community Center at 7pm. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the Cormorant Pub or at the door. Benefits from the show go towards ongoing shows and projects at the Cormorant Community Center. If you'd like to be part of the show or would like more information, call Carolyn at 701-388-4877. Ice cream will be served following the program.

A series of harmonica and blues performances suited for children are scheduled at a number of libraries and library LINK Sites in the area. Children and their caregivers are invited to visit libraries near them to experience an out-of-this-world performance by the Everett Smithson Band. The band will perform music familiar to the Mississippi River region, including rockabilly, blues music and more. A short harmonica lesson with free harmonicas for children will be offered after the show, courtesy of the Minnesota Blues Society. Performances for Thursday, July 25th are: 1:00 pm at the Mahnomen Public Library, 6:30 pm at the Ada Public Library. Admission is free thanks to funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy Fund. More information is available at www.larl.org/legacy.  

8/16/2019

Ulen's 58th Annual Turkey BBQ will be held Friday, August 16th and Saturday, August 17th. Events on Friday include a golf scramble, men's softball, family fun night and fireworks. Events on Saturday include street fair, alumni softball, car show, beer garden, parade, inflatable games, kiddie tractor pull, street dance, raffle drawings and more.

8/17/2019

The 9th Annual Cormorant Daze will be held on Saturday, August 17th. Amongst the activites will be an appearance by MN Viking great Chuck Foreman, who will be on hand for a meet & greet from 1:30-3pm. There will also be a car & truck from from 10am-3pm
 

8/23/2019

Barnesville Potato Days will be held Friday, August 23rd and Saturday, August 24th. For more information, go to www.potatodays.com

8/24/2019

The 12th Annual Bike Rally Fundraiser - "Ride Against Youth Suicide" – will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Red Lake. Registration begins at 9:30 am with coffee and breakfast. Kick stands up at 11am. Cost is $25 per bike with additional passengers $10. There will be a famous Red Lake "Walleye" fish fry at the conclusion of ride. Poker run buy in extra (last year's pot was $1100). As many as 20 drawings included with registration ticket.

8/30/2019

The Western MN Steam Thresher's Reunion will be held Friday, August 30, 2019 through Monday, September 2, 2019 at Rollag. Get more information at www.rollag.com