Tricounty News

Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival returns

El Rancho Mañana Campground‎ in Richmond, Minn., Aug. 7-10

Nominated three times as Event of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association, the Festival offers music and activities for the whole family, including concerts by national and regional bands, demonstrations and hands-on workshops, contests, crafts, games, and special stage shows for children.

The Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival provides an inexpensive daytrip or weekend just 85 miles from the Twin Cities. Nominated three times as Event of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association, it offers music and activities for the whole family: more than 30 hours of concerts by national and regional bands, including Russell Moore (IBMA’s most-awarded male vocalist) & IIIrd Tyme Out, and Grammy-nominated The Boxcars, more than 20 hours of demonstrations and hands-on workshops, and old-time dances. Kids will enjoy more than 20 hours of activities, including contests, crafts, games, and special stage shows. Many attendees bring instruments for around-the-clock jamming, both organized and impromptu.

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Lip sync contestants wanted

Kimball Days is coming up. We are looking for contestants for the lip sync competition that is being held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at St. Anne’s. Registration forms can be picked up at City Hall. 

 

Watkins seeking parade units

If there is anyone interested in putting a unit in the Watkins Kraut ’N Wurst Parade Saturday, Aug. 2, please call Tootz at (320) 764-2109, or (320) 764-9635, or Brenda at (320) 764-2112.

 

Parade units wanted for Kimball Days


Kimball is seeking parade units for the Kimball Days Parade. Forms and information are available at Kimball City Hall.

 

Craft and Vendor Fair seeking vendors

Kimball Days is looking for crafters and vendors for
Kimball Days for Aug. 9. Forms can be requested at this email:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The fair will run from 9-2 p.m.