It’s RiverFest Week in Thief River Falls through Sunday, August 4th, events include:
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
Free Kids Canvas Painting Saturday, August 3rd in Floyd B. Olson Park from 9 am – 3pm. sponsored by the TRF Education Foundation.
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
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.
Come out and support your local EMS at the Tri-County EMS/Middle River Summer Block Party at 5pm on Thursday, August 8th behind the Middle River American Legion. Activities during the evening include a free-will offering picnic supper, bag raffles, a bouncy house, beach volleyball and FUN!
The St. Hilaire Lions are holding their annual St. Hilaire Lions Redneck Round-A-Bout Island Park Baja Race on Saturday, August 10th; races start at 4:30pm at Island Park in St. Hilaire. Free overnight camping is available in the pits; there will be a tailgater’s area at the race, concessions and a beer garden; grandstand admission is $10 and kids are $6. For more information go to www.sthilairebaja.com.
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!