What’s happening in our area in 2018


JANUARY 2018
• Lantern lit ski & snowshoe hike @ Itasca State Park

FEBRUARY 2018
• 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 2018
• Spring’s A Coming Hike @ Itasca State Park

APRIL
2018
• Spring migration on the North Country Trail @ Itasca State Park

MAY 2018
• “Take a Mom Fishing” Weekend
• Fishing Opener
• Festival of Birds @ Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge
• Minnesota Bike Opener
• Take Flight! Spotting Birds @ Itasca State Park

JUNE 2018
• Emmaville Annual Centennial
• Itasca’s Annual Butterfly Hike
• 2018 Itasca Moraine Lady Slipper Hike
• 2nd Street Stage Music
• “Take a Kid Fishing” Weekend
• Gene Cirks Catch & Release
• Akeley Paul Bunyan Days
• Nevis Sites & Bikes
• Dorset Boardwalk Art Festival

JULY 2018
• Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks & Firecracker Foot Race
• PBR Challenger Tour Bull Ride
• Hubbard County Shell Prairie Fair
• Muskie Day, Nevis
• 2nd Street Stage Music
• Blueberry Festival, Lake George
• Pig Races, Nevis
• Park Rapids Crazy Days

AUGUST
2018
• North Country Trail Hike: Itasca to Hubbel
• Annual 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
• Wet and Wild Mississippi River Day @ Itasca State Park

SEPTEMBER 2018
• Itasca’s Annual Autumn Harvest Fest and Hike
• Nevis Scholarship Fund Junior Fishing Tournament
• Park Rapids Headwaters 100 Bike Ride
• Dorset Garage Sale
• Art Leap

October 2018
• Walk on the Wild Side Wild Rice Festival

Downtown Park Rapids, Minnesota

Minnesota State Flower - Showy Lady-Slipper

Minnesota State Flower – Showy Lady-Slipper

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