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Category Archives: Community Event

Upcoming Summer Festivals in Duluth

Summer is a fun time of year to be in Duluth.  There is so much to do here!  Choose between shopping, dining, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, scenic drives, relaxing at the beach, and so much more.  There’s nothing we like more than helping our guests make the most out of their […]

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Great Events Happening Around Rush City

There are still some great events coming to the Rush City area. If you plan to stay in the area, make your reservation, today. Stay at the Maple Knoll Inn in Rush City and enjoy these events.  Weekend are filling and rooms are limited! Every Weekend Wedding at the Creek-side Wedding Barn – Rush City […]

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The Summer of 2017 Has Begun!!

Schools out and the temps are in the 90’s so summer has begun. Have you decides what you will be doing to enjoy it? I hate to “rain” on you, but you only have about 12 weekends of summer. That’s right! Just 12 weekends! They will go by so fast!! Don’t miss it! You will […]

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The 41st Annual Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth

It seems like there is always something fun and interesting going on during the summer months in Duluth.  Whether it’s picking a new trail and exploring it, heading up to the mountains for their summer Adventure Parks and glorious views, making the rounds at Duluth’s latest breweries of favorite staples, or hitting the beach to […]

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100-Mile Garage Sale

The 100-Mile Garage Sale extends from Winona, north to Red Wing, on the Minnesota side of the River and Fountain City, north to Prescott, on the Wisconsin side of the River. Fifteen historic river towns and two states clean out their attics, garages and basements to create the most spectacular garage sale around! Bargain hunters […]

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It’s Time to Tap the Trees!

As warmer days and cooler nights begin . . . the sap starts to run . . . which means it’s time to tap the trees! On Saturday, March 18, outdoor enthusiasts are welcome to learn in-depth and hands-on about the basics of maple syruping through this small-group, workshop-style experience. After a hearty breakfast at one of the […]

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Grumpy Old Men Festival – Uniquely Minnesotan!

Since 1993, the Grumpy Old Men Festival is uniquely Minnesotan! Hot Dish Luncheon, Minnow Races, Grumpy Plunge, Chili Feed, Spaghetti Feed, Ice Shacks n’ Plaid Parade, Cribbage Tournament, Raffles and Ice Fishing Contest. One Day Only! Saturday, February 25th, Wabasha, Minnesota. Everyone is Welcome! Come on out and enjoy the fun activities all over town […]

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Fasching – a German Mardi Gras

Fasching – a German Mardi Gras is an old carnival tradition that originated in the European Alps to chase away winter. Each year, strips of cloth are strung across downtown streets in the German peasant tradition, and the “Narren,” masked characters in colorful costumes, walk the streets inviting people to the party. New Ulm‘s version […]

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Gull Lake Frozen Fore

The 12th Annual Gull Lake Frozen Fore!  The World’s Largest Golf & Snowmobile Charity Event! Friday, February 24 thru Sunday, February 26, 2017 This three-day celebration of all things winter, brings together a weekend of activities and fun for adults. From snow golfing to dancing on a frozen lake, this winter weekend is unlike any other. Friday […]

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Ice Castles is the must-see winter wonderland

Ice castles is the must-see winter wonderland where fairy tales are brought to life with twinkling lights, magnificent archways and towers, ice-carved tunnels, fountains and slides ready to be explored. By day this frozen castle glimmers with glacial blues and after dark the ice formations create a magical glow. Fluctuating temperatures made the castle’s debut date […]

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