The American Legion Riders Post 444 of Middle River are hosting a Legacy Scholarship Ride on Saturday, July 20th. All riders are welcome to join, rain or shine, with registration starting at 9am at the Paradise in Strathcona. Riders will depart at 10am on Saturday, riding up to Baudette and then returning to Middle River, stopping at several cities on the way back. The cost is $15 per person; the Legacy Scholarship Fund provides scholarship money to children of post 9/11 veterans who died on active duty or have a VA disability rating.
It’s Norwegian Day at the Pennington County Fair on Saturday, July 20th from 10am-3pm at the Tri-Valley Garage behind the grandstand. Kids will enjoy the Craft Corner where they can make Viking-style crafts to take home and they’ll have Norwegian foods for lunch, vendors of Scandinavian goods and entertainment at 1pm.
There will be a booth at the Pennington County Fair, on Saturday, July 20th, where you can see three preliminary designs for the old TRF City Auditorium and give your thoughts on how this building could be used in the future.
The Thief River Falls Community Theater is celebrating their 24th season with the fourth 2019 Summer Theater Production ready for your enjoyment. “The Music Man” will be presented from Wednesday, July 24th through Friday, July 26th and Wednesday, July 31st through Friday, August 2nd. All performances are at 7pm at the NCTC Theater, with Flexpass and single performance tickets available at Digi-Key; tickets will be sold nightly at the door if seating is available.
The Middle River Farmer’s Market, located at the picnic shelter on Main Street, is open Friday afternoons from 2-5pm, featuring plants, baked goods, jellies, fruits and vegetables, farm fresh eggs, fancy work and garden décor. For questions contact Debbie at 222-3540 or Emily at 222-3556, and you can also find them on Facebook.
The TRF Farmer’s Market is now open for the 2019 season on Thursdays in the Floyd B. Olson/Gazebo Park from 4:30-7pm and on Saturdays from 9-noon. You’ll find vegetables, baked/canned goods, jellies and jams, honey, potted plants, tea, salsa, crafts and so much more!
The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council sponsors an annual Traveling Art Exhibit, which visits northwest Minnesota communities throughout the year. The exhibit includes 10 original pieces of art by regional adult artists. The exhibit will be at the East Grand Forks Campbell Library through August 31st.