~ July 2021 Calendar ~
2 Northome Farmers Market at the Fairgrounds every Weds, 5-7 p.m. and every Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or until sold out.
3 Spring Lake Store is hosting a Music and Art Festival, 1-3 pm. Music by the Big Fork Valley Boys (Jerry Hagen, Terry Price and Harold Boege), local artists and photographers, history of the store. Juice and treats served.
4 Independence Day
5 North Itasca Electric headquarters offices CLOSED.
6 Bigfork Valley Hospital Board meets, 9 a.m. To join the meeting by phone or internet, call (218) 743-1772 for information.
9-11 Wild Rice Festival in Deer River. Flea market, Midway, Pow Wow (Friday, 6:30 p.m.), Wild Rice Run, kids bike rodeo, street dance featuring The Dweebs, fireworks (Saturday, 10 p.m.), kids tractor pull, parade (Sunday 1 p.m.). For full schedule, visit wildricefestival.com.
12 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center. Call Pat Sievertson at 659-2157.
12 Bigfork City Council meets at City Hall, 5:30 p.m.
12 Effie City Council meets at Effie Community Center, 6 p.m.
12 ISD317 School Board meets, 6 p.m., public forum 5:45 p.m.
12 Blackduck ISD32 School Board meets, 7 p.m.
14 ISD 363 South Koochiching-Rainy River School Board Meeting, 7 p.m.
19 ISD 318 School Board meeting in Grand Rapids or at watchictv.org, 6:30 p.m. Open Forum, 6 p.m. Contact for information: email@example.com or call (218) 327‑5704.
22 The 14th annual Ardenhurst Township potluck picnic, 6 p.m. at Ardenhurst Community Park. As usual, it is a potluck picnic. Cold drinks and plastic and paper products are always provided. Ardenhurst Community Park is located 4.1 miles south of Northome on Highway 46, turn east on Island Lake Road. Everyone is welcome to this picnic so come one, come all.
22 Pie Social at the Over 50 Club in Bigfork.
23-24 Effie Rodeo Daze flea market and a parade on Saturday. No children’s games this year. More information or to sign up as a vendor, contact Lil at (218) 743-3836.
23-25 66th annual North Star Stampede at the rodeo grounds north of Effie. 5 pm. Fri.; 2 p.m. Sat., Sun.
26 Women of the Woods meet at 10 a.m. at Sand Lake Community Center.
27 Blackduck Woodcarvers Festival and Arts & Crafts Show. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Wayside Park.
~ August 2021 Calendar ~
1 Wildwood Annual Picnic at the Wildwood Plum Creek Town Hall at 12 noon.
4 “The Club I Never Wanted To Join” breast cancer support group meets, 3:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in the chapel, use south entrance, 2901 Highway 169, Grand Rapids. More info with Lynn Ettl (218) 832-3612, firstname.lastname@example.org