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Park Rapids, 56470
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

January

13 - Pinewood Derby, Park Rapids American Legion

13 - Winter Hideaways Walk, Itasca State Park

20 - Wolf Lake VFW Fishing Derby, Big Toad Lake

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22 - Century Middle School Spelling Bee

26 - Park Rapids Chapter Minnesota Deer Hunters Association Wild Game Feed, American Legion

27 - Menahga Family Fishing Derby, Spirit Lake

27 - Winter Woods Walk, Itasca State Park

27 - Winter Snow Games, Itasca State Park

27 - SnoDeo Dance, Park Rapids Eagles Club

29 - Sno-Daze Week, Park Rapids Area High School

29 - Nevis Snow Days Week

February

3 - Otto's Frosty, Frozen 5K, Park Rapids

3 - 9th annual Community Fishing Contest, Fish Hook Lake

3 - Lantern Lit Walk, Snowshoe, Ski and Campfire, Itasca State Park

8 - Friends of the Library Book Sale, Park Rapids Area Library

9 - MinnAqua Ice Fishing Kids Clinic, Itasca State Park

9-11 - "Love Letters" and Chocolate Buffet, Long Lake Theater and Hilltop Inn, Hubbard

10 - Audrey's Purple Dream Fishing Tournament, 11th Crow Wing Lake

10 - Old-Time Logging Demonstration, Itasca State Park

11 - Wadena County Trailbreakers Radar Run, Spirit Lake

13-14 - "Love Letters" and Chocolate Buffet, Long Lake Theater and Hilltop Inn, Hubbard

16 - Church Basement Ladies, sponsored by the Heartland Concert Association

16-18 - International Eelpout Festival, Walker

24 - ROLA Racing, Payne Lake, Lake George

24 - Winter Woods Ski Tour, Itasca State Park

24 - Winter Snow Games, Itasca State Park

25 - Dorothy Noeske Memorial Fishing Derby, Straight Lake, Osage

March

2 - Owl Moon Walk, Itasca State Park

3 - Park Rapids Invitational Speech Meet, Century School

3 - Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Mardi Gras Gala, Goose Crossing

3 - Lantern Lit Tour, Campfire and Concert, Itasca State Park

5-9 - American Cancer Society Daffodil Days

9-10 - "Remembering Rosemary," Long Lake Theater, Hubbard

11 - Daylight Saving Time begins

16-17 - St. Urho's Day Celebration, Menahga

17-17 - "Remembering Rosemary," Long Lake Theater, Hubbard

17-18 - Park Rapids Figure Skating Club Ice Show

18 - Bill Schustik in concert, sponsored by the Heartland Concert Association

24 - Sugaring Time, Itasca State Park

31 - Tall Pine Toms Chapter, National Wild Turkey Federation Banquet, Park Rapids American Legion

April

7 - Easter Egg Hunt, Nevis

14 - Stream trout opener

21 - Springing Up, Wildflower Walk, Itasca State Park

21 - Stewardship for Woodlands and Wildlife, Itasca State Park

22-28 - Week of the Young Child Celebration

23 - "Cadence," sponsored by the Heartland Concert Association

25 - Envirothon, Lake Bemidji State Park

27 - Arbor Day

27 & 29 - "Bella Musica," Park Rapids Classic Chorale Concert, St. Johns Lutheran Church

28 - Ducks Unlimited Banquet

May

1 - Historical Society and Arts Museums open

5 - Pregnancy Resource Center Walk for Life

5 - Park Rapids Spring Prom

9 - Freshwater Festival, Camp Wilderness

10 - Friends of the Library Book Sale, Park Rapids Area Library

12 - Walleye/Northern fishing opener

12-13 - Take a Mom Fishing Weekend

17 - Northern Light Opera Company Gala, Riverside Church

18 - Kinship Fish Fry, Park Rapids American Legion

20 - Park Rapids Area Community Band Spring Concert

26 - Bass fishing opener

28 - Memorial Day Services, Park Rapids Area High School and All-Veterans Memorial Park

30 - St. Joseph's Hospice Scholarship Golf Event, Blueberry Pines

June

2 - Walt Winskowski Memorial Fishing Tournament,

Osage

2 - Muskie Fishing Opener

3 - Annual State Park Open House, Itasca State Park

3-4 - Northland Studio of Dance Recitals

5 - White Birch Artists' Art Exhibit opens, North Country Museum of Arts

7 - Itasca-Mantrap Annual Membership Meeting, Park Rapids Area High School

7-9 - "The Nerd," Long Lake Theater, Hubbard

9-10 - Park Rapids Rotary Club Fishing and Boating Bargain Mart

8-10 - 140th Annual White Earth Celebration

8-10 - Take a Kid Fishing Weekend

9 - Woodtick Theater opens, Akeley

9-10 - Two-man Best Ball/Scramble, Headwaters Country Club

10 - Family Fun Fishing Tournament for Cystic Fibrosis

15 - Relay for Life, Park Rapids

16 - Gene Cirks Memorial Catch & Release

Tournament, Lake Belle Taine

20 - PGA Junior Tournament, Headwaters Country Club

22 - Panther Scramble Fundraiser, Headwaters Country Club

22 - Living at Home Rib Dinner, Park Rapids American Legion

22-24 - Lake n' Pine Craft Fair, Fairgrounds

22-24 - Paul Bunyan Days, Akeley

23 - Heartland Run/Walk, Dorset

26 - Headwaters Country Club Ladies Invitational

July

3-5 - Challenger Tour Bull Ride, Park Rapids

4 - Firecracker Footrace, Park Rapids

4 - Parade/Community Band Pre-fireworks

Concert/Jaycees' Fireworks, Park Rapids

5 - Jasper's Jubilee Theater opens

6-8 - Menahga Midsummer Festival

11-15 - Shell Prairie Fair, Park Rapids

11-29 - A musical comedy, Long Lake Theater, Hubbard

13-15 - Stony Creek Artists Art Exhibit & Sale, C'mon Inn, Park Rapids

14 - Annual Butterfly Hike, Itasca State Park

20 - St. Joseph's Hospice Chicken Dinner, Park Rapids American Legion

21-22 - Nevis Muskie Days

23-25 - MS TRAM in Park Rapids

25-26 - Crazy Days, Park Rapids

25-26 - Friends of the Library Crazy Days Book Sale, Park Rapids Area Library

27-29 - Blueberry Festival, Lake George

27-28 - Summertime Art & Craft Festival and Women's Showcase, Century School

27-29 - Northern Light Opera Co. presents "Oklahoma," Park Rapids

28 - Park Rapids Youth Fishing Derby

31 - Crazy Quilters' Quilt Exhibit, "There's No Place Like Home," opens, North Country Museum of Arts

August

1-4 - A musical comedy, Long Lake Theater, Hubbard

2-4 - Northern Light Opera Co. presents "Oklahoma," Park Rapids

2-4 - Leech Lake Art League "Northern Reflections" art exhibit and sale, Walker High School

3-5 - Lake Itasca Family Music Festival, Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers Showgrounds (north park entrance)

4 - Citywide Garage Sale, Nevis

4-5 - Antique Tractor & Engine Club Show, Park

Rapids

5 - Taste of Dorset

9-11 - "Greater Tuna," Long Lake Theater, Hubbard

10 - American Legion Burger and Corn Feed, Park Rapids

10-11 - Northern Knights' Run to the Rapids

11-12 - Pine Point Powwow, Ponsford

11 - 5th Annual Northwoods Triathlon, Nevis

11 - 7th Annual Lindow/Compa?eros Golf Open, Fair Havens Golf Course

11 - Safari Children's Theater production, Park Rapids

15-18 - "Greater Tuna," Long Lake Theater, Hubbard

17-19 - Pioneer Farmers Show, Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers Showgrounds (north park entrance)

18-19 - Lakes, Loons & Legends Festival, Park Rapids

18-19 - Art Fair at the Winery, Forestedge Winery

19 - Fish Hook Challenge Half-Marathon, 5K Run, Park Rapids

21 - Antique Critique and Incredible Collectible Sale, Riverside United Methodist Church

22 - Park Rapids Hockey Tournament, Headwaters Country Club

22-25 - "Greater Tuna," Long Lake Theater, Hubbard

22-25 - Bike Around Minnesota Tour, beginning and ending in Park Rapids

25 - Uffda Day, Nevis

25-26 - Headwaters R/C Flying Club Fun Fly, Park Rapids

29 - Rotary Golf Benefit, Headwaters Country Club

September

1 - Bear season opener

1 - Mud Jam, Park Rapids

1-2 - Snellman Days

1-3 - Jubilee Days, Nimrod

2 - Early Canada goose season opener (tentative)

3 - Labor Day

7-9 - Minnesota Street Rod/Northern Knights Car Club Show on Main Street, Park Rapids

8 - Fall Classic Fishing Tourney, Long Lake

8 - Ozawindib Walk, Itasca State Park

9 - Nevis Scholarship Fund Junior Fishing Tourney, Lake Belle Taine

15 - Small game and archery deer opener

16 - Annual turkey dinner. St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

21 - Kinship spaghetti dinner, Park Rapids Century School

22 - Headwaters Hundred Bike Ride/Race, Park Rapids

22 - Park Rapids Chapter, Minnesota Deer Hunters Association Banquet, Eagles Club

22-23 - Take a Kid Hunting Weekend

23 - 3-person Scramble, Headwaters Country Club

27 - Celebrity Dinner, St. Peter's Catholic Church

28 - Park Rapids Homecoming Festivities

29 - Art Leap 2007

29 - Walk from Obesity, Park Rapids

October

4 - Pregnancy Resource Center Banquet

6 - Fall Colors Fly-in, Drive-in, Park Rapids Municipal Airport

11 - Friends of the Library Book Sale, Park Rapids Area Library

27 - Living at Home Rib Dinner, Park Rapids American Legion

27 - Osage-Wolf Lake Lions Wild Game Feed

31 - Trick or Treat Park Rapids

November

1 - Jingle Bells kick-off

3 - Firearms deer opener

3-4 - Holiday Boutique, Hubbard

4 - Daylight Saving Time ends

9-10 - Christmas Art & Craft

Festival, Century School

15 - Community Awards Banquet

17 - Decoy Carvers Show, Park Rapids American Legion

22 - Thanksgiving

23 - Main Street Tree Lighting Ceremony/Yuletide Sampler, Park Rapids

24 - Muzzleloader deer opener

December

8 - Nevis Christmas Celebration

16 - Audubon Christmas Bird Count, Itasca State Park (tentative)

20 - Jingle Bells grand prize drawing, Century School

25 - Christmas

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