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Kayaking the chain

[caption id="attachment_5140" align="alignnone" width="600"] Kayaking a lake near the Whitefish Chain. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] It's easy, peaceful, and a whole different perspective on the lake. Kayaking has been around for a long time, but many people don't realize just how easy, convenient and fun it is to kayak the Whitefish Chain area. Because kayaks…
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The Fourth is Finally Here!

  [caption id="attachment_7427" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Fireworks explode over the Whitefish Chain during the Crosslake fireworks display. This year's show is Saturday, July 6. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] If you're looking for things to do over your Fourth of July on the Whitefish Chain, you've got options. The big day is here, and non-stop fun awaits…
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Family Fun at the Fair!

[caption id="attachment_7423" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Proud 4-H participants show off their sheep in the livestock show at the 2018 Cass County Fair in Pine River. Photo courtesy of the Cass County Fair Facebook page[/caption] If you want family summertime fun, there's no place quite like the fair. Cass County's fair happens to be this Thursday through…
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Make the Most of the Longest Day of the Year

The solstice is coming up! Friday, June 21 will be the longest day of the year with somewhere around 16 hours of sunlight. If you have the privilege of being on Minnesota's Whitefish Chain of Lakes on the solstice, you'll get to enjoy a longer day than much of the country, thanks to our northerly…
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See fascinating boats at the annual wood boat rendezvous

One of the most popular events on the Whitefish Chain is almost here- the Whitefish Antique and Classic Wood Boat Rendezvous. On this Saturday, June 15, a huge variety of spectacular wood boats will descend on Moonlite Bay in Crosslake. The show begins at Moonlite Bay at 9 a.m. and concludes at 4 p.m. with…
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FREE Outdoor Music Concerts!

Attention¬†music lovers of all ages: both Crosslake and Pequot Lakes host weekly outdoor concerts all summer long! Better yet, they're free! Local and travelling bands play family-appropriate music on Saturdays in both towns. Grab your blankets and lawn chairs and head to Crosslake's Town Square or Pequot Lakes' Trailside Park for live original and cover…
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Farmers’ Markets are back!

[caption id="attachment_4907" align="alignnone" width="600"] Frost-free Friday means that the gardening season is about to go full swing, and so are area farmers' markets[/caption] Frost-free Friday is the last Friday in May, and it marks both the start of the growing season and the start to local farmers' markets. This time of year fresh lettuces, local…
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Memorial Day Means Summer is Here!

[caption id="attachment_7338" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A flag waves on a boat lift on the shore of the Whitefish Chain on a sunny day.[/caption] Summer's first hurrah seems to start with Memorial Day, when we not only enjoy summer but also remember those who have served our nation and given us the freedom to enjoy it. Here's…
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Fishing Opener is May 11- and Fun for Everyone!

  Whether you're an avid angler or not, you'll find there's plenty of fun to be had on and around the Whitefish Chain during this year's fishing opener. Roughly half a million anglers take to the water on fishing opener, according to the MN DNR, and in our (admittedly biased) opinion, the Whitefish Chain is…
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May 4 is Aviation Day in Breezy Point

On Saturday, May 4, Aviation Day will be celebrated at the Breezy Point Airport just south of the Whitefish Chain. The day will include a pig roast, static airplane display, car show and more. According to the airport's website, the celebration starts at 10 a.m. with the car show (all collector cars are invited) and…
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