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Legends & Logging Days 2017

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Name: Legends & Logging Days 2017
Date: August 10, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
 
Water Wars <-- click for registration
Festivities kick off with Water Wars at 5:30 pm Thursday on Main Street in Downtown Park  Rapids. Teams sign up to battle it out for bragging rights and ownership of the "Loony Traveling Trophy" for the year. Then grab a chair and stay for music at 2nd Street.


Lumberjack ShowNEW THIS YEAR...
Lumber Jack & Jill Challenge
Like a little challenge? Can you handle some good'ole fashioned physical labor ...logger style? Then you're the one we need! Gather your team of 4 today for a chance to win $500 cash & braggin' rights! (minimum of 1 Jill per team) 

Teams will be challenged to a head to head, single elimination competition to stack log cookies, make a bow saw cut & hammerschlagen with the fastest team advancing until they are the only one left to take home the money!

LJJ Competition Registration <---click here

Chainsaw CarvingMaster Chainsaw Artists & Auction
Sculptors begin their masterpieces early Friday  morning. Right before your eyes the sawdust flies and huge logs begin too shape into beautiful pieces of art. Final touches are put on Saturday morning before they're put up for auction to the highest bidders in the afternoon.



Fun Family Activities
Food on site both days, Saturday a Loggers Breakfast starts at 7 a.m., Civil War canon exhibit and a candy canon shot multiple times both days, dutch oven cooking samples, demonstrations from exhibitors, live music Saturday starts at 5 p.m.


NEW THIS YEAR...
FREE Singin' Saturday Night
Join us for "Park Rapids Sings"! A singing competition where contestants must be between the age of 15-25 and either live, work or attend school in Park Rapids! Both the winner AND the runner up will advance to represent Park Rapids at the "Minnesota Sings" amateur singing competition in St. Paul, MN on September 24, 2017!
Open Karaoke to follow, time permitting.
(Interested in competing at Park Rapids Sings? Follow this link.)


NEW THIS YEAR...
FREE Concert on the Beach at Sleeping Fawn Resort featuring Levi Pelzer!

Free-will donation accepted to go to this year's recipient, Kinship of the Park Rapids Area!
Event Media:
Event Sponsors:

Tree Topper

Log Roller

Spring Boarder

  • AmeriGas

Hot Saw

Location:
East 40 Park Rapids Antique Tractor Grounds
1008 8th Street E
South of Hwy 34 on County Rd. 6
Date/Time Information:

Thursday, Aug 10, at 5:30 pm Downtown Park Rapids 
Friday, Aug 11, gates open at 10 am
Saturday, Aug 12, gates open at 7 am
Sunday, Aug 13, FREE Concert at Sleeping Fawn Resort featuring Levi Pelzer at 2 pm 


:::TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:::

Thursday Main Avenue Downtown Park Rapids 
5:00PM - Water Wars Registration
5:30PM - Water Wars 
7:00PM - 2nd Street Stage featuring "The 4ontheFloor" 

Friday    East 40 Tractor Grounds 
10A-5P    Gates Open     
10A-4:30P Archery & Tomahawk    
10A-5P   Masterpiece Chainsaw Carving    
10A-5P    Food Court     
10A-5P    Historic Encampment    
10A-5P    Demonstrations    
11:00AM Civil War Cannon Demonstration
11:00AM Candy Cannon    
11:30AM Quick Carve Demo I    
Noon-5P   Beer Garden    
1:00PM Civil War Cannon Demonstration 
2:00PM  Quick Carve Demo II    
        
Saturday East 40 Tractor Grounds 
7A-8P Gates Open     
7A-11A     Loggers Breakfast     
7A-10A     Chainsaw Carving   
9A-4:30P Archery & Tomahawk     
9A-5P    Demonstrations    
9A-5P    Historic Encampment     
10:00A    Civil War Cannon Demonstration
10:00A    Candy Cannon    
10:30A-12:00P Quick Carve Demo     
11A-6P    Food Court     
12 to 4P  Face Painting/Caricature Drawing
12P to 7P  Beer Garden
12P-2P   Lumber Jack/Jill Competition     
2:00PM Civil War Cannon Demonstration
2:00PM Candy Cannon    
2P-4P    Chainsaw Sculpture Auction     
3:00P    Minnesota Sings Registration  
4P to 8P  Karaoke Show
4:30P  Minnesota Sings Competition
5 P Free Gate

Sunday, Sleeping Fawn Resort & Campground
2-5P  FREE Concert on the Beach featuring Nashville Recording Artist, and MN native, Levi Pelzer! *free will offering to benefit Kinship of Park Rapids

Contact Information:
chamber@parkrapids.com
Fees/Admission:
$5 per day
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