Events

“It takes a village” is a phrase that comes to mind with the efforts of many members of the community coming together to put on a great day for kids. The third annual A Summer Day will be happening July 22, an event put on by Friends of a Summer Day (FSD) in cooperation with Solid Ground.

The annual Park Art Fair in New Richmond, Wis., is celebrating its 50th anniversary, coinciding with the 10th birthday of the Blues and Brews Festival. “It’s about celebrating the unique beginning up in Star Prairie,” chamber director Rob Kreibich says.

Harsh winds have kept the balloons grounded the past two years, but this year, Hot Air Affair president Evy Nerbonne hopes for a relatively windless weekend, so the 30 to 35 hot air balloons—brought in from as far as Pennsylvania and

December 2 Explore historic downtown Hudson while savoring the sights—and the specials—of festively decorated shops, in the glow of luminary candles and the smells of holiday treats from restaurants and bistros. All ages. 6–9 p.m.

Power-sports enthusiasts gather from around the country and the world to attend the Hay Days festival every year, but the spectacle will be even greater this time for the 50th anniversary.

Go to college to be in the rodeo. That’s right: In addition to working toward their four-year degrees, every year at the University of Wisconsin–River Falls Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo, more than 300 college students participate in professional rodeo performances.

Take a 5k vacation by registering for the Color Run, coming to the Twin Cities on July 10!

In its 39th year, the Rivertown Art Festival returns to Lowell Park in Stillwater for two days of art, food and fun June 4 and 5. The community event features more than 100 local artists and vendors, making it the St.

For the past 16 years, book lovers from across the Midwest have made their way to Gunflint Lodge in Grand Marais for a long weekend of reading, discussion and scenery.

During the Mississippi River flood of 1965, 12 motorcyclists decided to ride 90 miles in the rain down Highway 61 to Winona to help sandbag the town.

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