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Events

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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Frozen Fore tees off this weekend!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=168&v=mH2pUJXeOQI This weekend a celebration for a good cause takes place just a stone's throw from the Whitefish Chain. The Gull Lake Frozen Fore consists of several events and raises money for worthy local charities. The event bills itself as the world's largest golf and snowmobile charity event. Every year the event is held at…
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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. 27: 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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Fast Fun at the Ice Car Races

[caption id="attachment_6451" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Photo courtesy of the Crosslake Ice Racing Facebook page[/caption] If you're looking for a great spectator sport for the weekend, head over to Big Pine Lake each Saturday in January and February. There you can watch as ice cars battle it out to be the fastest to round corners and cross…
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Holiday fun keeps on coming at the Whitefish Chain

This weekend the Whitefish Chain has even more fun in store with continuing holiday events that are sure to bring cheer to even the scroogiest of hearts. Join the fun¬† in both Pequot Lakes and Pine River this Saturday, Dec. 9 for parades, Santa visits, bake sales, story time, fireworks and more. [caption id="attachment_6420" align="alignnone"…
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Holiday at the Dam, Cookie Walk and more on tap this weekend

[caption id="attachment_6349" align="alignnone" width="450"] Last year's light display at the Cross Lake Corps of Engineers Recreation Area. Each year the display seems to become more beautiful. Photo via the Light Up the Dam Facebook Page.[/caption] This Saturday, Dec. 2, will kick off a season of holiday fun on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes. That day,…
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Get Artsy!

[caption id="attachment_6345" align="alignnone" width="540"] Create this oil painting, "Cardinals and Berries," with art instructor Kathi Mann at Kicks on 66 in Crosslake on Dec. 2. Photo courtesy of Kicks on 66.[/caption] This time of year there are many great opportunities around the Whitefish Chain to get artistic, be creative and have a great time- whether…
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