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Events

Crosslake Days 2020 is Happening!

Yes, despite the pandemic, Crosslake Days 2020 is happening! The event will be this Thursday to Saturday, Sept. 24-26. Naturally extra precautions will be taken this year to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Come join in the fun, take in the spectacular fall colors and enjoy everything Crosslake has to offer. This year,…
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Farmers Markets Continue

[caption id="attachment_4907" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Local farmers markets carry not only fresh, local vegetables but also baked goods, local meats, local honey, and wild rice. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] We are coming into the season of harvest and farmers markets are in full swing. Visit any of these local markets to find not just fresh produce…
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Bean Hole Days 2020 is July 14-15

Bean Hole Days is the epitome of a small town festival and a local tradition in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota. For 2020, the celebration will look a little different than in previous years- but the celebration continues regardless! If you've never been to Bean Hole Days, we'll fill you in. The whole event takes place in…
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The Fourth of July 2020 is 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 4. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Nope, the Fourth of July is not cancelled! Around the Whitefish Chain, communities are gearing up for a fun and safe holiday celebration surrounded by beautiful wilderness and chock-full…
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Fishing Opener is ON! It’s May 9, 2020

We may be living in a season of cancellations amid the COVID-19 global pandemic, but fishing is not cancelled. Fishing opener is May 9. This year the DNR is asking the public to take a few extra precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Here's a few of the recommended precautions to take: Boat…
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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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The Lead-Up to St. Patrick’s Day Fun

St. Patrick's Day is such a big celebration here on the Whitefish Chain that we start the celebration ahead of time. Crosslake's St. Patrick's Day Parade, which will be March 14, is the second largest St. Patrick's Day parade in the state. It's a day when the town with a population of just 2,000 grows…
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Enjoy Small-Town Charm at the 2020 Nisswa Jubilee

[caption id="attachment_7249" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A snow sculpture from a past year at the Nisswa Jubilee, which kicks off this Friday, Feb. 14. Photo via the Jubilee Facebook page[/caption] Every year the city of Nisswa celebrates winter at the Nisswa Jubilee with a fishing derby, parade, snow sculptures, live music and a lot more. It's just…
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2020 Ice Fishing Extravaganza is this Weekend

[caption id="attachment_6460" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Anglers fish in the 2013 Ice Fishing Extravaganza.[/caption] One of the biggest events in the area is this Saturday, Jan. 26: the Brainerd Jaycee's $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza. The word "extravaganza" has perhaps never before been used so accurately. The ice fishing contest held just south of the Whitefish Chain boasts…
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Celebrate Winter at Ice Fest 2020

[caption id="attachment_7221" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Pond hockey and ice golf are among the events on tap at Ice Fest in Breezy Point this weekend.[/caption] This weekend, Jan. 3-5, is the annual Ice Fest, where you can get out on Pelican Lake and enjoy a variety of cold-weather activities and then warm up under the big tent…
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