What’s happening in our area in 2017


JANUARY 2017
• Lantern lit ski & snowshoe hike @ Itasca State Park

FEBRUARY 2017
• Park Rapids American Legion Community Fishing Contest
• Lantern lit ski & snowshoe hike @ Itasca State Park
• North Country Trail Snowshoe Hike
• Old Time Logging Demonstration

March 2017
• North Country Trail Snowshoe Hike

APRIL
2017
• North Country Trail Hike: Itasca to Hubbel Pond #1

MAY 2017
• “Take a Mom Fishing” Weekend
• Fishing Opener
• Festival of Birds @ Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge
• North Country Trail Hike: Itasca to Hubbel Pond #2
• Minnesota Bike Opener

JUNE 2017
• Emmaville Annual Centennial
• North Country Trail Itasca Orchid Hike
• 2nd Street Stage Music
• “Take a Kid Fishing” Weekend
• Gene Cirks Catch & Release
• Akeley Paul Bunyan Days
• Nevis Sites & Bikes

JULY 2017
• Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks Firecracker Foot Race
• PBR Challenger Tour Bull Ride
• Hubbard County Shell Prairie Fair
• Muskie Day, Nevis
• Itasca’s 22nd Annual Butterfly Hike
• 2nd Street Stage Music
• Blueberry Festival, Lake George
• Pig Races, Nevis

AUGUST
2017
• North Country Trail Hiking Fest
• 2nd Street Stage Music
• Art Fair Akeley
• Taste of Dorset
• Nevis Community-Wide Garage Sale
• Northern Knights’ Run to the Rapids
• Legends and Logging Days
• Northwoods Triathlon
• Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmer’s Show
• Antique Tractor & Engine Club Field Days

SEPTEMBER 2017
• Itasca’s Annual Autumn Harvest Fest and Hike
• Nevis Scholarship Fund Junior Fishing Tournament
• Park Rapids Headwaters 100 Bike Ride
• Art Leap
• North Country Trail Hubbel Pond Hike

October 2017
• North Country Trail Hike Itasca Fall Colors

Downtown Park Rapids, Minnesota

Minnesota State Flower - Showy Lady-Slipper

Minnesota State Flower – Showy Lady-Slipper