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Pequot Lakes

The Chokecherry Festival is this Saturday, Aug. 3!

No, it's not as sweet as a blueberry, or as juicy as a strawberry, but nonetheless, chokecherries will be celebrated this Saturday, Aug. 3, in Pequot Lakes. It's the 12th Annual Chokecherry Festival! That's right, Pequot Lakes is Minnesota's Chokecherry Capital! The all-day festival will include a culinary contest, kids games, vendor fair, pit-spitting contest,…
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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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Get Ready For Bean Hole Days!

The recipe has been secret and the festival legendary for 81 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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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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Promoting Fall Through Golf

For the 22nd year, the Whitefish Golf Club (7883 County Road 16, Pequot Lakes) is hosting the Whitefish Golf Scramble, a celebration of the sport of golf and the fall tourism season. The Whitefish Area Lodging Association sponsors the tournament, which was created by a group of resort owners as a fun way to promote…
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All of Paul- Paul Bunyan, that is!

[caption id="attachment_6128" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Kids sit below the Pequot Lakes "bobber tower" (Paul Bunyan's bobber) on Paul's huge, wooden chair. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Welcome to the Whitefish Chain, Paul Bunyan’s storied homeplace! Around the Whitefish Chain you’ll find evidence of Paul left and right, and as you cruise around the scenic roads surrounding the…
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Bean Hole Days Annual Tradition

[caption id="attachment_5040" align="alignright" width="391"] The City of Pequot Lakes hosts Bean Hole Days, July 16 - 17.[/caption] Since 1938, people in Pequot Lakes have been gathering for the sake of beans. Bean Hole Days got its start when local businessmen held a bean feed to thank farmers for their support of area businesses. Today, thousands…
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Fairs and 4th of July fun!

The 4th of July holiday weekend is always a time of celebration, but in the Whitefish Chain of Lakes region, it means even more. Between great community celebrations, and toasting smores over a campfire while watching fabulous fireworks over the lake,  the 4th at the lake just can't be beat. Here are the highlights of…
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Whitefish Golf Course has a community of its own

[caption id="attachment_3675" align="aligncenter" width="450"] The Whitefish Chain's "neighborhood course" is Whitefish Golf Course.[/caption] Nestled just south of the Whitefish Chain and in the heart of Ideal Corners is Whitefish Golf Course. It’s a course where golfers tee off below towering Norway pines and gather together in the clubhouse after a round of golf or an…
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Five Whitefish Chain Restaurants with Perfect Patios

[caption id="attachment_5921" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Wharf in Crosslake has seating right by the water, where diners can watch boats pass through the channel between Rush and Cross lakes. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Perhaps the only thing better than the scenery of the Whitefish Chain Area is gazing at it while eating delicious food and sipping on tasty…
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