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 tonight 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.

A benefit for Jeremy Johnson will be held Thursday, August 1st from 4-8 pm at the Eagles Club in TRF.  They will be serving pulled pork on a bun; activities include a bake sale, a silent and live auction, a raffle, and a free will offering.  Jeremy is undergoing chemo treatment at the University of Minnesota following 2 earlier surgeries for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the tongue and will be staying in Minneapolis for about 8 weeks.  A benefit fund has been set up in Jeremy’s name at Northern State Bank in Thief River Falls; make checks payable to Jeremy Johnson Benefit and drop off or mail to the bank.  For donations for the silent or live auction contact Kelly Melin 316-737-6231 or Emily Magnell 218-280-7872.

It’s RiverFest Week in Thief River Falls through Sunday, August 4th, events include:

Thursday, August 1st: 5K & 1K Run/Walk: 4:30pm at Greenwood Trails

Community Wide Golf Tournament: 4:30pm TRF Golf Club

Farmer’s Market: 4:30pm Floyd B. Olson Park

Movie in the Park: “A Dog’s Way Home”, Hartz Park at dusk

The Northland Community Band will perform at 8pm in the park

prior to the movie.  Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy

the sounds of a variety of music, old and new.

Friday, August 2nd: Cornhole Tournament in Hartz Park, 5pm

RiverFest Concert: Hartz Park 6pm

Saturday, August 3rd: Farmers Market:  Floyd B. Olson Park 9am

Street Wizards 18th Annual Car Show: 11am Floyd B. Olson Park

Antique Tractor Show: 11am City Hall/Quality Farm Supply Lot

Little Brother Little Sister Dunks: 12pm Armory parking lot

Old Time Day at Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village: 1pm

RiverFest Concert: Hartz Park 4pm

Sunday, August 4th: Pennington County Sportsman’s Club Fun Shoot: 9am

The Annual Thief River Falls Community Block Party “Night to Unite” will be held at Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village on Tuesday, August 6th from 5-7 pm. They will have free hot dogs, chips and watermelon, door prizes and live entertainment that includes the Northland Community Band performing at 5:00 pm and the Cathy Erickson Band at 5:45 pm.

There will be a benefit for Joy & Randy Knutson on Tuesday, August 6th from 4:30 – 7:30 pm in the Newfolden Community Center.  They will be serving Taco in a Bag, with a bake sale and silent auction held during the evening. Randy has been battling Multiple Myeloma Bone Cancer, and Joy has been diagnosed with stage 4 Stomach Cancer.  Proceeds will go to defray medical expenses and travel costs for treatment.  An account has been set up at Marshall County State Bank under Knutson Benefit for monetary donations. For more information or to donate items for the silent auction call/text Lori Warne at 218-684-1779

Distribution at the Thief River Falls Food Shelf is every Tuesday from 1-6pm and every Thursday from 11am-4:30pm at the Food Shelf Building, located at 16330 150th St. NE (go south on Hwy 59 past the movie theater and turn left onto Hwy 61/150th St.. it is the green building/2nd drive on the left).  Please bring your own boxes.

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 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.




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