SUMMER FARE: Roseau opens county fair
The Roseau County Fair is in full swing through Friday, located a quarter mile north on state Highway 310 in Roseau, Minn. The fair committee says this quaint, hometown fair has everything that makes a fair special: carnival rides, animals, booth...
The Roseau County Fair is in full swing through Friday, located a quarter mile north on state Highway 310 in Roseau, Minn.
The fair committee says this quaint, hometown fair has everything that makes a fair special: carnival rides, animals, booths, grandstand events, and food.
The grandstand lineup for this summer features chariot races Tuesday, musicians Kari and Billy Wednesday, a rodeo Thursday and demolition derby Friday. There will also be a parade at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and a kids pedal tractor pull at noon Thursday, plus mini stage performances and 4-H events throughout the week in addition to the rides, booths and food.
For more details and a full calendar of events go to www.roseaucountyfair.com .
Halloween in July: Turtle River State Park, located 22 miles west of Grand Forks, is hosting its annual Halloween in July event Friday through Sunday. Bring a flashlight Friday night at9:30 p.m. to see what bloodcurdling nightlife might be out in the park after dark. Join the Dakota Explorers at 9:30 a.m. Saturday to learn about scary animal adaptations. The real fun begins Saturday night at 7 p.m. with a costume contest at the amphitheater, with prizes awarded for first, second and third in different age categories, followed by trick or treating through the campground at 8 p.m. and a family-friendly movie at 9:30 p.m. To wrap up the weekend, join an interpretive naturalist for some fright recovery coffee and hot chocolate at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Info: (701) 594-4445 , www.parkrec.nd.gov .
Learning at the Lakes: The Rydell National Wildlife Refuge continues its Learning at the Lakes program at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Visitor Center. This week’s theme is “Inside a Beehive.” Info: (218) 687-2229.
Movie in the Park: Enjoy movies under the stars throughout the summer at various Grand Forks parks. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy family-friendly classics, action, adventure and new releases. The next film will be “Little Rascals” starting at sundown July 29at Riverside Park. Additional shows: “Lego Movie” Aug. 12 at Riverside Park, “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” Aug. 26 at Choice Health and Fitness. Cost: Free. Info: (701) 746-2750 .
Concert Nights at the Gazebo: Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments and enjoy an evening of outdoor entertainment. Roseau, Minn., will hold concerts from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the gazebo in Roseau Riverview Park. Upcoming bands include Harmony Fire on July 31 and Tami and the Northern Lights Band on Aug. 7. Cost: Free. Info: email@example.com .