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Head to Lake George for a berry good time for all

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Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

Lake George will host the 28th annual Blueberry Festival July 29-31, celebrating the luscious berry that abounds in the area each summer.

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Friday's events include a quilt show from 1 to 6 p.m. at the fire hall. A quilt raffle drawing will be at 6 p.m.

Lake George Senior Citizens Association is hosting a fish fry fundraiser from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Lake George Senior Center, located on Highway 71.

At 7 p.m. an outdoor gospel concert will be performed, featuring Dave McKay, at Lake George Bible Chapel.

The third annual $100 medallion hunt's first clue will be available at 9 a.m. Friday under the Pines Motel sign. Subsequent clues will be posted at 3 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday.

Detectives who find the medallion should bring it to the Pines Motel to claim the prize.

Saturday, seniors will host a pie sale at the senior center beginning at 10 a.m.

At 11 a.m., kids are invited to test their muscles at the tractor pull in front of Tin Lizzie Antiques.

Book signings will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Schoolcraft Gallery. Minnesota photographer Dana Holm will sign his book on Itasca State Park and Jim Proebestle will sign "Fatal Incident."

Bingo will be played from 1 to 3 p.m. at the senior center.

A free children's carnival will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the town hall.

The Blues Brothers Revue will entertain families from 3 to 5 p.m.

At 4 p.m. the firemen's famous bean feed and raffle begins at the fire hall, continuing through 7 p.m.

Step up to the mike for karaoke from 8 to 11:30 p.m. at the Lake George Café.

Sunday, head to the fire hall for a blueberry pancake breakfast served from 7 to 11 a.m.

At 10 a.m. kids can dive into a sawdust money pit at the Lake George Café.

The grand parade will begin marching at 1 p.m. with registration at noon at Lake Paine Park. Call 218-699-3638 for information.

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