The Middle River Farmer’s Market will be at the picnic shelter on Main Street on Fridays from 2-5 pm this summer through September. Plants, baked goods, jellies, fruits & vegetables, eggs, fancy work and garden décor will be available.

It’s time for the Grygla Fall Festival, starting Friday, August 24th and running through Sunday, August 26th.  The festivities begin on Friday night at 5:00pm with the opening of the beer gardens and food stands, followed by a Fun Run, Bean Bag Toss Tournament, Talent/Variety Show, and ending with a street dance with the band “Shell Shock”.  Activities for the day begin on Saturday at 9am and include softball and horseshoe tournaments, kiddie games, farmer’s market, crafts and bake sale, a tractor, snowmobile, motorcycle and car show, parade, tractor pulls, demolition derby, and ending again with a street dance with Shell Shock from 8:30-11:30pm.  On Sunday morning there will be a Breakfast Buffet from 7am-noon, followed by a Joint Community Worship at 9:30 and softball and sand volleyball tournaments after that.  There’s fun for everyone at the Grygla Fall Festival!

There will be a Ducks Unlimited Banquet at 5:30pm on Friday, August 24th at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls.  Ticket information is available at Pennington Main and Pennington Square.

The TRF Farmer’s Market is open 2 days a week in the Floyd B. Olson Park on Tuesdays from 3:30-6pm and Saturdays from 9am-noon.  More information can be found on the Thief River Falls Farmers Market page or by emailing to

Dads, or Grandpas, bring the kids to story time at the Thief River Falls Public Library and enjoy a doughnut!  Every 4th Saturday of the month it’s “Dad’s and Doughnuts Storytime” at 10:00am at the library.  For more information call the library at 681-4325.

The Pennington County Humane Society will have an Adoption Event on Saturday, August 25th at Tractor Supply in Thief River Falls.  You can see some of the different dogs and cats available for adoption and donations can also be dropped off.  There will be a cook-off with other vendors there; if you would like to be a vendor, please call Cheri at Tractor supply at 681-7777.

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is excited to exhibit “Inklings” by Jill Levene of Middle Sister Made, in Warren.  This exhibit is on display until August 26th at the Riverwalk Gallery in East Grand Forks.

The Thief River Falls Public Library presents “Books Come Alive-Part 2” from 6:30-7pm on Monday, August 27th.  Dan Bartsch will review and read different books that could enhance your reading choices.  This is a continuation of a program Dan did at Northern Lights Bookstore.

All Women’s Volleyball captains and players interested in having a volleyball team on Tuesday or Thursday nights for the 2018-2019 season must attend the organizational meeting on Thursday, August 30th at 7:30pm at the Eagle’s Club.  If you have any questions, please contact Kerry Newland at 681-1735.



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