Area Events


White Earth Industrial Hemp Field Day is Wednesday, August 23rd from 10am-2pm, located just south of Callaway on 280th St. Guest speakers include the University of MN, MN Dept of Ag, and WE Natural Resources. The event is free. Come and see the industrial hemp field and hear about the research trials happening on different hemp varieties for both fiber and oil.


Activites for Barnesville Potato Days on Friday, August 25th include: Street Fair from 10am-8pm, Kiddie Parade at 10am, National Lefse Cookoff at 1pm, Mashed Potato Wrestling at 5:30pm, Miss Tater Tot Pageant at 6pm, French Fry Feed at 7pm, Potato Car Races at 7:30pm, Teen Dance at 7pm. For more information, go to

Flom Farm Fest is coming up August 25-27th. More details to come.


Actitivities for Barnesville Potato Days on Saturday, August 26th include: Potato Pancake Feed from 7-11am, 10K/5K Fun Run at 8am, Street Fair from 9am-4pm, Potato Picking Contest at 10am, Car Show from 10am-4:30pm, Potato Sack Fashion Show from 11am-Noon, Strong Man Competition at 12:30pm, Potato Peeling Contest at 1pm, Mashed Potato Eating Contest at 2:30pm, Potato Days Parade at 5:30pm, Street Dance with music by 8th Hour at 9pm.


The Farm by the Lake’s Annual Festival will be held on Sunday, August 27th.  (17797 366th St, Bagley)


The Western MN Steam Threshers Reunion will be Friday, September 1st through Monday, September 4th at the WMSTR grounds at Rollag. This year's feature is the E-B line. There will be free full-size and miniature train ride, free carousel rides, parades daily at 10am and 2pm, spark shows and old time music, pioneer ladies & kids activities, horse power & farm living exhibits, tractor and power demonstrations & more. For more information, go to

A Prayer Revival will be held Friday, September 1st through Monday, September 4th at the Norman County Fairgrounds in Ada. There will be storytelling testimonies, music, food, and kids games. All proceeds will benefitthe Norman County DAC, Norman County Food Shelves, and Tabitha's Closet. Donations can also be made in person at Frandsen Bank in Ada, or online at

Ogema Days will be Friday, September 1st and Saturday, September 2nd. On Friday, there will be a free petting zoo at the Ogema ball diamond beginning at noon. Saturday features a parade at noon, 1/2 take bingo, free petting zoo, bean bag tournament, 4-wheeler/light truck mud run, street dance and more.


The Greater Moorhead Days Parade, one of the most widely attended events and showcases local businesses and nonprofits, will be on Friday, September 8 at 6pm. They are looking for entries for the parade. The parade entry is free! Decorate your float to this year’s theme, “School Spirit.” The number one criterion for the parade is entertainment! They will be giving cash prizes to the top 3 entries, based on Parade Theme, Workmanship, and Creativity! The parade route is: 20th Street from 28th Avenue to 8th Avenue South in Moorhead. Participants can begin lining up at 5pm along 28th Avenue South. The Greater Moorhead Days Parade registration form is available online at Greater Moorhead Days will be held September 7-14, featuring the Moorhead Medallion Hunt, Bridge Bash, Wings & Wheels Fly In & Car Show, The Flatlander FM Rotary Ride, 9/11 Commemoration, Cass Clay Zombie Fun Run, MIDCO Kids Fest, and more! If you have any questions, please contact or at 218.299.5296.

Naytahwaush Harvest Fest 2017 will be Friday, September 8th through Sunday, September 10th. Host drum is Battle River. A blessing and feast will be at 5pm on Thursday, September 7th. Saturday's activities will include a flag raising at 10am, parade at 11am, grand entries at 1pm and 7pm, community feast at 5pm. Sunday's activities include the grand entry at 1pm.


Fun in the Flatlands Craft Show will be on Saturday, September 9th from 9am-3pm at the Norman County Fairgrounds.


the Hjemkomst Center is hosting German Kulturfest on Saturday, September 16, from 10am-5pm, serving a wide variety of traditional and contemporary German favorites from the Rex Cafe (bratwurst, smoked porkchops, currywurst, spaetzle, etc), Karen's Kuchens, and Fargo Brewing Company; hosting old-time bands - Dale Dahmen and the Beats in the morning and Kris Keltgen and the Riverbend Dutchmen in the afternoon. There will also be  vendors, entertainers, and educators -- including Inspire Innovation Lab's booth on German science and MSUM's The Film Loop's mini German film festival in Heritage Theatre. Admission is $5 (Children 12 & under: FREE) and more details can be found at  For more information, contact HCSCC Communications Coordinator Davin Wait by phone at (218) 299-5511, ext. 6733, or email at