Park Rapids Area


Breeze Rocks! Activity
June 9th @ 9:0 am - 11:00 am

"Kids" of all ages, join us in the lodge to paint rocks! Staff will then be hiding the rocks throughout Breeze for you to find! If you find a rock, take a picture and post it to this event, then re-hide it for others to find! 

***Important Note*** Rocks will only be hidden in common areas and not on individual seasonal sites. Common areas include the 2 playgrounds, in and around the game barn, in and around the fish house, etc. Please do NOT go searching or hiding the rocks on camping sites.

Where: Breeze RV Resort

25824 County 89, Park Rapids, Minnesota 56470

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Breeze RV Resort

June Lake Association Meeting
June 9th @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Please join us for information, conversation and seeing your neighbors that share your love of our lake. 
If you would like to share an appetizer with others, please bring it to share

Where: Mantrap Valley Conservation Club

20115 Jewel Dr, Park Rapids, Minnesota 56470

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Big Mantrap Lake Association


6th Annual Take A Vet Fishing Tournament
June 9th @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Wounded Warrior Guide Services 6th Annual Take a Vet Fishing Tournament at Trapper's Landing Lodge. 
Registration: 10am - 12pm - Grab Bags for all Registrants
Fishing: 12:30pm - 4:30pm - Multi-Species
Awards: 6pm - Cash Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
All Veterans Are Welcome! Regardless of Age or Disability

Dinner for all Veterans, their families & the public
Burger Bar & Fries
Dinner starts at 5pm
Open to the Public
$12 Donation Accepted for Non-Participants

Direct all questions to Bob Landreville at (218) 536-0749

Where: Trapper's Landing Lodge on Leech Lake

1812 Merit Rd NW, Walker, Minnesota 56484

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Trapper's Landing Lodge on Leech Lake

Jeff Menten & Paul Nye
June 9th @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Jeff & Paul are back at Portage Brewing on June 9th for a good time of Celtic, Gypsy Jazz, Punk Polka, hit Norwegian folk song classics, a few great Hymns from some hymnbook, plus we'll play "Stairway to Heaven" (if tipping is substantial).
If you're not there, a good time won't be had by all, so show up.

Where: Portage Brewing Company

107 South 5th Street, Walker, Minnesota 56484

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Jeff Menten & Paul Nye and Portage Brewing Company


Brother Quilting Workshop teaching Judy Niemeyer!
June 8th & 9th @ 9:00 am


We created this event to show how easy it is to do quilting with Brother Sewing machines. All materials, machines, and lunch, are provided! You will take home a finished top that our Brother educator designed with Judy Niemeyer just for these events! Click the link for more information or to register. Only 8 people per day, so space is limited!

Where: A Stitch In Time Inc.

219 3rd St NW, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: A Stitch In Time Inc.

Bemidji Artist Market
June 9th @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Come see my latest fascinators, hats & headpieces inspired by the most recent Royal Wedding between Prince Harry of Wales & Meghan Markle, our American Princess!

I'm excited to be one of the many Creative North Artists taking over Bemidji City Parking lot #4 in Downtown Bemidji!

This is a RAIN OR SHINE event! Hope to see you there!

Where: 319 4th St SW, Bemidji, MN 56601-3885

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Creative North and Angeline Alice Millinery

The Drug Budget back to Toddy's!
June 9th @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am


The Drug Budget is back! Along with Noxius Ghoul!

Where: Toddy's Pub and Grub

119 3rd St NW, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Toddy's Pub and Grub and The Drug Budget

Vendor and Craft Show!
June 8th - 10th

Shop your favorite stores and vendors all in the same place!

Where: Paul Bunyan Mall

1401 Paul Bunyan Dr NW, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Paul Bunyan Mall

Natural Choice Farmers Market
June 9th @ 9:00 am

Local farmers and ranchers, in-town gardeners, gourmet-food folks, local artisans and crafters, local musicians, and you!

The combination of vendors, musicians, and guests creates magical market days with a wonderful voyageurs-gathering vibe

Where: 2nd Street and Beltrami, Bemidji

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Bemidji's Natural Choice Farmers Market

Bemidji Hangfires' Blackpowder Rendezvous
June 9th @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Fur trade era rendezvous reenactment. Muzzleloader shooting contests, tomahawk and knife throwing, primitive archery, trade goods vendors, and other events starting on Saturday morning. The public is welcome to come and check it out.

Where: Hangfires Blackpowder Club

9179 Beltrami Line Rd SW, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Hangfires Blackpowder Club

Summer Painting Program
June 10th @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Registration deadline is Friday, June 8 at 4:30pm. 

Join the Traveling Art Pup for a family friendly painting event. Each person will be painting a 9x12 canvas. Feel free to bring your own snacks and family friendly beverages. Paint example will be posted on the Facebook page. Minimum of 15 participants with a max of 50 participants.

Date: June 10
Time: 10am-11:30am
Location: Diamond Point Park- Diamond Building
Cost: $20.00/participant

Where: Diamond Point Park

1700 Birchmont Dr NE, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Bemidji Parks and Recreation

Walk for Animals/Bark for Life 2018
June 10th @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Walk for Animals | Bark for Life
This year's event is taking place June 10th at the Diamond Point Park on Lake Bemidji from 1 to 3pm. Each year, animal lovers unite for this dog walk along beautiful Lake Bemidji. This annual event encourages participants to raise funds for the cause and join us for a fun day of walking and other pet related activities. It is a fun afternoon filled with learning activities, food, fellowship, and coming together to support both Great River Rescue and the American Cancer Society. Some other activities and highlights this year will include: 

Hot dog, chips, and pop lunch
Great prizes for our top fundraising individuals
Announcement of online photo contest winners
An event t-shirt with registration (register early to guarantee we'll have a shirt for you)
Animal behavior and training presentations
Cancer survivor story
Pet supply vendors
A Bark for Life bandanna for everyone who preregisters
And so much more!

GRR 2019 Calendar Photo Contest
Great River Rescue is hosting an online photo contest to highlight adopted and rescued pets and the people who love them. By submitting your photo you will have a chance of getting in our 2019 Calendar which will be printed later this year. Photo submissions will be accepted from May 1 - May 18. Voting will be allowed from May 1 - June 9. The winners will be announced at the Walk. Learn all about the contest and submit your photos here:

All dogs must be leashed and vaccinated.
Please do not bring a female in season.
Dogs only please – but signs or photos of your cat, bird, snake, fish or other companion animals are welcome.
Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied on the walk by an adult.
Walkers must be able to control their dogs and are responsible for cleaning up after them. Plastic bags and paper towels will be provided.
Please no roller blades, bicycles or skate-boards.

Event Fundraising
The Walk for Animals/Bark for Life is a fundraising event in which participants are encouraged to raise funds by asking family, friends, co-workers, etc. to support our cause by sponsoring them. Through our online partner, GiveGab, it is really easy and fun to raise support. Once you register, you will be given a fundraising page automatically with everything you need to start fundraising. You can also create a team of fundraisers which greatly increases your ability to raise funds. 

Please participate as a fundraiser for our Walk/Bark 2018. You will be helping our causes, plus, top fundraisers will win great prizes!

Fundraising Incentives

This year we are offering some incentives for various levels of fundraising. Reach each corresponding level to earn a prize:

at $75 you earn a Great River Rescue Water Bottle
at $150 you earn a special Walk for Animals/Bark for Life Hoodie
for every $50 earned your name is entered into a raffle for a free Easy Walk Harness, Gentle Leader, Leash or Collar
Registration Fee
$20 until May 1
$25 until June 1
$30 after June 1
T-shirts are guaranteed only for the first 40 registrants. Please register by June 1 to make sure you get the correct t-shirt size. 

Youth Group Special�
All Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, Youth Groups, of up to six participants may register for only $30 for the whole group! Groups are strongly encouraged to fundraise for our cause. The top fundraising youth group will win a special prize!

Where: Great River Rescue

1612 Carr Lake Rd SE, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Great River Rescue