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This Weekend Packed with Holiday Fun!

[caption id="attachment_7110" align="aligncenter" width="275"] Pine River's Parade of Lights Day ends with fireworks at 6:15 p.m.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5342" align="aligncenter" width="435"] Santa's Bobbin' Into Town has numerous fun events, including live reindeer in Trailside Park.[/caption] Saturday, Dec. 8 is a fun-filled day around Minnesota's Whitefish Chain, packed with holiday cheer and events that you and your…
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Get Festive at Nisswa City of Lights

After you've gathered to give thanks and devoured the turkey, trimmings and pie, ring in the holiday season in Nisswa during their City of Lights festival on Friday, Nov. 23. Just a couple minutes south of the Whitefish Chain, this event is festive fun for all ages. Among the many festivities, you'll enjoy horse drawn…
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Deer Season is Almost Here

[caption id="attachment_6300" align="aligncenter" width="338"] Area hunter Bryce Johnson holds his hunting prize. Firearms deer opener is Nov. 3.[/caption] The fall tradition of deer season is right around the corner as firearms deer opener begins a half hour before sunrise on Saturday, Nov. 3. This yearly "holiday" is honored on the Whitefish Chain for both hunters,…
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Boo! Halloween is Almost Here!

Here on the Whitefish Chain in Minnesota we relish in everything autumn- the pumpkins, the golden, red and brown hues, the spooky stories by the campfire and the brisk fall days. And when it comes to Halloween, we make the most of it. That's why we're rounding up all of the area's Halloween events right…
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Holiday Fun for a Great Cause

Sure, we haven't yet officially kicked off the Christmas season, but it's just around the corner and it'll be here before we know it. You can get ready for the season and enjoy the festive beauty ahead of time by joining the Christmas Home Tour. The best part? Proceeds from your ticket go to the…
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We all scream for ice cream!

[caption id="attachment_6982" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The annual ice cream eating contest at Crafts and Cones is for all ages. It's this Thursday, Aug. 9, at 3 p.m.[/caption] When it's a hot summer day, nothing tastes better than cold, sweet ice cream. Have your fill at any of these Whitefish Chain favorites, and don't miss the annual…
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See the Ski Loons, and other fun events this week

[caption id="attachment_6973" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A shot from the 2015 Brainerd Ski Loons show. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Have you ever seen a water skiing pyramid? Where the skiers are stacked on top of one another and flying across the lake? You can see this and a lot more at a Brainerd Ski Loons show, coming…
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Summerfest is Fun For All in Pine River

[caption id="attachment_6966" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Pine River's Summerfest culminates in a parade on Saturday at 2 p.m. Photo from Summerfest of years past, courtesy of the Pine River Chamber of Commerce[/caption] It's the time of year once again for Pine River's annual summer festival, Summerfest! The festivities last through Sunday, July 29, and there's fun events…
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Bean Hole Days are Here Again

The recipe has been secret and the festival legendary for 80 years! Bean Hole Days are a Pequot Lakes and Whitefish Chain tradition for people of all ages. If you've never "bean" to Bean Hole Days, the celebration involves baking beans in huge kettles overnight, then serving them hot to the community at large, for…
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Fourth of July Fun!

  If you're looking for things to do over your Fourth of July on the Whitefish Chain, you've got options. Non-stop fun awaits you not just on Independence Day itself, but on the days surrounding it as well! Parades Both Pequot Lakes and Nisswa plan parades for the Fourth of July.¬† At these parades you'll…
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