Area Events


A Benefit for Keith Francis has been set for Saturday, June 23rd, from 1-6pm at Pinehurst Resort. A spaghetti feed will be served from 1-4pm, with a free will offering accepted. Other activities include prize raffles, games and silent auction. Monetary donations can be sent to: Midwest Bank, C/O Keith Francis Benefit, PO Box 68, Waubun, MN 56589


The Mahnomen County Fair will be held Wednesday, June 27th through Saturday, June 30th in Mahnomen. Click here to view schedule of events


The Climax Public Library is having an Explore Safety event on Thursday, June 28th, 6:30pm at the Climax Fire Department. There will be a tour and safety talk by fire chief Chad Gunderson and Brian Evenson. Try on fire gear while you see the equipment and trucks.


Audubon Summer Fest 2018 will be held Friday, June 29th through Sunday, July 1st. Click here to get more information.


The 6th Annual Buxton Improvement Group's Family Fun Day will be held on Saturday, June 30th in Buxton, ND. Click here to view list of activities

Winger Appreciation Days in Winger, MN - June 30th - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Antique Tractor Show, Classic Cart Show, Farmers & Flea Market, Craft Show, Hit & Miss Engines. Winger Lions Fish Fry 4:30-7 p.m. Music @ Liquor Pigs by "Wild Wes." Market & Show registration - 218-694-3158


The 2018 Fosston High School All-School Reunion will be July 4th-7th. Search for Fosston High School Reunion on Facebook to view tentative events planned.

A PRCA Rodeo & PBR Bull Ride will be held in Park Rapids on Wednesday, July 4th through Saturday, July 7th. The Headwaters Rodeo is Minnesota's largest professional rodeo event in 2018. The world's top professional PRCA roughneck riders and toughest livestock go ahead to head in Park Rapids to qualify for points at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Also collecting points will be Barrel Racers from the WPRA, plus aerial shows by MOTO X Cycles from the X Games competition and the hottest dances under the log pavilion nightly.


The 20th Annual East Polk County Relay For Life will be held on Thursday, July 5th in Fosston. This event has been cancelled due to declining participation and interest in the event.


The Northwest Water Carnival activities will be held from Friday, July 6th, through Sunday, July 15th in Detroit Lakes. More information can be found at

Prairie Days will be held in Rothsay Friday, July 6th through Sunday, July 8th. Events on Friday will include a community BBQ and music, beer garden, draft horse and pony pull, fireworks and all-school reunion. Events on Saturday include trap club fun shoot, softball tournament, parade, flea market, food vendors, bean bag tournament, kiddie pedal pull, National Guard climbing wall, mini golf and dunk tank, bouncy games, beer garden, street dance and more. On Sunday will be the community fellowship and worship service.


The Polk County Fair will be held in Fertile Wednesday, July 11th through Sunday, July 15th. Find more information at


The Clay County Fair will be held in Barnesville Thursday, July 12th through Sunday, July 15th. Find more information at

The 3rd Annual Cruise to Grandin for Goodies in Grandin will be Thursday, July 12th from 3-8:30pm. Bring your toys with wheels of any kind - cars, tractors, motorcycles, bikes, etc. Dash plaqued for the first 50 cars in the car show. Awards will be given. Also fire truck tours, fire hats for kids, face painting, vendors, bingo, bake sale, lunch served. With any questions, or to pre-register cars, call 701-866-4233.



The City of Dilworth is celebrating Loco Daze Monday, July 23rd through Sunday, July 29th. Find more information at


The Annual Elder Summer Picnic will be held on Friday, July 27th from 10am-2pm at the Waubun Park. There will be resource booths, yard games, youth catering and door prizes.


The Fargo Airsho will be held Saturday, July 28th and Sunday, July 29th at Hector International Airport in Fargo. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will appear at this year's Fargo Airsho. Other aerial acts too.


Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival will be held Monday, July 30th through Saturday, August 4th.


The Clearwater County Fair will be held in Bagley Wednesday, August 1st through Sunday, August 5th. More information is available at


National Night Out will be on Tuesday, August 7th, with events at communities throughout the U.S.


The City of Glyndon is celebrating Glyndon Days Thursday, August 9th through Saturday, August 11th. Find more information at


The Ulen Turkey Barbecue will be Friday, August 17th and Saturday, August 18th. Activities on Friday include: golf scramble, children's theater production, men's softball, family fun night and fireworks. Activities on Saturday include: men's softball, street fiar, old timer's softball, car show, beer garden, parade, blow-up kids games, turkey bbq dinner, raffle, street dance and more.


Flom Farm Fest will be held Friday, August 24th through Sunday, August 26th. More details to come.

Barnesville's Potato Days will be Friday, August 24th and Saturday, August 25th. Find more information at


The Western MN Stream Thresher's Reunion will be held Labor Day weekend, Friday, August 31st through Monday, September 3rd at the Steam Thresher's grounds near Rollag. Find more information at


A 5K Glow Run/Walk will be held on Friday, September 7th, beginning at 9am. Click here for more information


Enjoy a full day of activities during Fun in the Flatlands in Ada on Saturday, September 8th.