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Events

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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Concerts, Movies and Grandstands, Oh My!

[caption id="attachment_6933" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A scene from the Crosslake Outdoor Concert Series[/caption] The fun never quits on the Whitefish Chain, especially when it comes to summer evenings. As summer heats up here in the north, so does our event calendar. This week we're featuring several evening activities to enjoy with the whole family. Summertime Concert…
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Weekly Summertime Fun

[caption id="attachment_4300" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Duck Races in Pine River are held every Friday![/caption] Whenever you plan to visit the Whitefish Chain this summer, there are several weekly events that are held throughout the summer. Your family will love the Whitefish Chain's summer traditions! Big Fun Tuesdays When: Every Tuesday beginning June 19 from 1-3 p.m.…
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Kayak near Crosslake Dam this Weekend

Ever wanted to try kayaking, but just didn't have the gear? Feel your vacation to the Whitefish Chain would be absolutely perfect if you could dip a paddle into the smooth waters of Cross Lake? Now's your chance! Gather the family and head to the Corps of Engineers Recreation Area. This Saturday, May 26, try…
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The Big St. Pat’s Parade is this Weekend!

It's almost here! The Crosslake St. Patrick's Day Parade and festivities are this Saturday. The parade, one of the largest in Minnesota (and almost definitely the largest outside the Twin Cities) will bring more than 10,000 people to the town of Crosslake and endless fun to parade goers. The parade begins at 2 p.m. on…
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Fore! Tee off at the Ice Tee Open

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="659"] A shot of the Ice Tee Open in years past. Photo via the Camp Knutson website[/caption] This weekend the golf-themed events continue. After last weekend's Frozen Fore, this weekend you can keep on swinging with the Ice Tee Open on Moonlite Bay. Who says that golf isn't a year-round sport?! The…
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