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St. Louis County Fair

St. Louis County Fair, the five best days of summer, are on the way! From August 2nd to August 6th the St. Louis County Fair will be at the Fairgrounds at the Minnesota Discovery Center and there’s a LOT to look forward to this year! There will be rides, a variety of food vendors, shows performances & more!

Visit the St. Louis County Fair website for more info & updates!

Schedule of Events

Wednesday

  • 3PM – GATES OPEN – Free treat to the first 100 kids through the main gate — Thank You to Super One Foods!
  • 4PM – Flag Raising
  • 7PM – Iron Range Funk Machine LIVE
  • Midway-OPEN 3PM-11PM (All wristbands $30

Thursday

  • 8AM – 4-H Horse Show – M
  • 11AM – GATES OPEN – Free treat to first 100 kids through the main gate — Thank You to Super One Foods!
  • 11:30AM – Rabbit Demonstration — N
  • 1PM – Sherwin Linton Band– U & Book Reading/Giveaway — O
  • 1:30PM – 4-H Poultry Demonstration — N
  • 3:30PM – 4-H Goat Demonstration –N
  • 4PM – Book Reading/Giveaway — O
  • 7PM – Bull Riding — J (Thank you to Holmes Recycling, Starkovich Distributors, Mahkahta Trucking, Northland Lining)
  • 8PM – “DOC” Thronson Band — U

Friday (Kids Day: All Kids 12 and Under are FREE until 5 PM)

  • 11AM – GATES OPEN – Free Treat to First 100 Kids through the main gate – Thank You to Super One Foods!
  • 11AM – 4-H Pet Show — U & Laser Tag — R
  • 11:30AM – 4-H Swine Demonstration — G & Kids Clinic — O
  • Noon – Inflatables — O
  • 1PM – Steven Solkela LIVE — U ; Book Reading Giveaway — O ; 4-H Dog Trick Show — M ; 4-H Engineering/Design Stem Day — F
  • 2:30PM – Steven Solkela LIVE — U ; Big Air ATV Show — J
  • 3PM – 4-H Drill Team Performance — M
  • 3:30PM – 4-H Beef Demonstration — G
  • 4PM – 4-H Performing Arts Show — U ; Book Reading/Giveaway — O
  • 4:30PM – Big Air ATV Show — J
  • 5PM – Steven Solkela LIVE — U ; Pedal to the Metal Pull — O ; 4-H Drill Team Performance — M
  • 6PM – 4-H Sheep Demonstration — G
  • 7PM – Big Air ATV Show — J
  • 8PM – Bittersweet Band LIVE – U
  • Midway- Open to Noon-11PM (Noon-5PM Wristbands $25 ; 5PM-Close Wristbands $30)

Saturday

  • 8AM – WSCA Horse Show
  • 11AM – GATES OPEN – Free treat to first 100 kids through main gate — Thank You to Super One Foods! ; Inflatables — R
  • 11:30AM – 4-H Livestock Demonstrations — G
  • 1 PM – Book Reading/Giveaway — O
  • 1:30PM – Steven Solkela LIVE — U
  • 2PM – Cody Hofsommer Forging Demo — O
  • 3:30PM – Steven Solkela LIVE — U
  • 4PM – Book Reading/Giveaway — O
  • 5:30PM – Steven Solkela LIVE — U
  • 6PM – 4-H Graduation
  • 8PM – 4 Dudes Band LIVE — U
  • Midway – Noon-11PM (All wristbands $30)

Sunday

  • 10AM – Funday Horse Show
  • 11AM – GATES OPEN – Free treat to the first 100 kids through main gate (Thank You to Super One Foods!) ; Classic Car Show — R
  • 11:30AM – 4-H Supreme Showmanship — G
  • 1PM – Little Mr. or Miss Pageant — U
  • 1:30PM – 4-H Drill Team Performance — J
  • 3PM – 4-H Market Livestock Ribbon Auction — G
  • 6PM – Premium check issued — At the Counter Service kiosk by the main gate — E
  • Midway – Open 11AM-Noon (Wristbands $30)

Want to see more news and events in the Chisholm area? Visit us at our Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce website for more!

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Doc “Moonlight” Graham Days

Doc “Moonlight” Graham Days are around the corner once again! Doc “Moonlight” Graham Days will begin on August 2nd and go through August 6th, so save the date and make sure not to miss out on a great time! There’s going to be plenty going on this year with the city-wide celebration of the local legend, Doc “Moonlight”, so make sure to bring your friends and family out and join in the party! 

Visit the Doc “Moonlight” Graham Days Facebook page for updates, photos, videos & more!

Wednesday, August 2nd

  • Last Man Standing – Open House at the Senior Citizen Center & American Legion – Coffee & Goodies all day – Public invited to view Chisholm Picture Display – 9:00 AM
  • Redhead Shuttle Service – to beach area & southern side of the MTB Park ($6) – Redhead Park full & half day kayak rentals available!! – 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Local Author Visit – Cory Kolodji “Hiking the Appalachian Trail” at Chisholm Public Library – 1:00 PM
  • Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce Moonlight Festival Bingo – Valentini’s Supper Club – 6:00 PM

Thursday, August 3rd

  • Last Man Standing – Open House at the Senior Citizen Center & American Legion – Coffee & Goodies all day – Public invited to view Chisholm Picture Display – 9:00 AM
  • “The Real Moonlight Graham: A Life Well Lived” Documentary – shown every hour, on the hour – Minnesota Discovery Center (regular admission fees apply from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM & FREE from 3:00 PM-8:00 PM)
  • Bluestreak Scramble Golf – Wolfridge Golf Course – Banquet at Tom & Jerry’s to follow – $110 per golfer – Register by calling Travis at 218-966-0137 – 9:00 AM
  • Redhead Shuttle Service – to beach area & southern side of the MTB Park ($6) – Redhead Park full & half day kayak rentals available!! – 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Bands, Brews & BBQ at The Rustic Pig Food Court w/ LIVE Music from Joe Filipovich – Minnesota Discovery Center – 4:00 PM-8:00 PM
  • LIVE music on the patio at Jim’s6:00 PM

Friday, August 4th

  • Last Man Standing – Open House at the Senior Citizen Center & American Legion – Coffee & Goodies all day – Public invited to view Chisholm Picture Display – 9:00 AM
  • Spinning & Weaving Demonstrators – Loom Exhibit & Homestead Exhibit – Minnesota Discovery Center – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Redhead Shuttle Service – to beach area & southern side of the MTB Park ($6) – Redhead Park full & half day kayak rentals available!! – 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Classic Up North Minnesota Fish Fry with Salad Bar – Jim’s Sports Club, Bar & Grill – 11:00 AM – until sold out!
  • Chisholm Beautification Association Ribbon Cutting – Bruce Mine Head Frame – 1:00 PM
  • Doc “Moonlight” Graham Car Cruise – Lake Street – 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • LIVE music by Velvet Jones – Outside patio at Jim’s Sports Club, Bar & Grill – 7:00 PM

Saturday, August 5th

  • 30West Sunrise Group Hike – Redhead MTB Park – 8:00 AM
  • Last Man Standing – Open House at the Senior Citizen Center & American Legion – Coffee & Goodies all day – Public invited to view Chisholm Picture Display – Hot Dogs & Chips after the parade! – 9:00 AM
  • Doc “Moonlight” Graham Festival Specials – Healthy Vibes – FREE cold water – FREE samples – Prize Drawings throughout the day – 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
  • Spinning & Weaving Demonstrators – Loom Exhibit & Homestead Exhibit – Minnesota Discovery Center – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Redhead Shuttle Service – to beach area & southern side of the MTB Park ($6) – Redhead Park full & half day kayak rentals available!! – 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • DOC “MOONLIGHT” PARADE – Lake Street – 12:00 PM
  • Bouncin’ Around Downtown – Kiwanis Park – Sponsored by Chamber Activities Committee, Independent Electric, Iron Range Carpet Cleaning, & MJM Construction – After Parade-3:30 PM
  • Pizza & Salad Bar Buffet – Jim’s Sports Club, Bar & Grill – After Parade
  • Good Ole Fashion Pie Social – Pie, Ice cream & Coffee $5 at Faith Lutheran Church – Proceeds to benefit the Chisholm Food Shelf & the United Way of NE MN Buddy Backpack Program – 1:00 PM-3:30 PM
  • “Sheltered Reality” Performing at Kiwanis Park – Sponsored by Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce – 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
  • Ice Cream Social – Kiwanis Park – Sponsored by Chisholm Kiwanis Club – 1:30 PM
  • Doc “Moonlight” Graham Days Car Show – Lake Street – 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
  • LIVE music by “Joe Flip” – outside patio of Jim’s Sports Club, Bar & Grill – 7:00 PM
  • LIVE music by “Siz 9’s” – Tom & Jerry’s Bar – 8:00 PM
  • Field of Dreams FREE Movie Night – Kiwanis Park – Sponsored by Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce – 9:00 PM

Want to see more upcoming events & news in the Chisholm area? Visit us at our Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce website for more info!

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Dragons & Damsels

Inspire Curiosity this Summer! Dragons & Damsels every other Thursday July-August.

Let’s go on an ADVENTURE with Dragons & Damsels! Join us as we explore the beautiful grounds of the Minnesota Discovery Center in search of dragonflies, damselflies, and other insects. Along the way, we will learn about the lives and habits of these fascinating creatures! 

Program Information: 

The tour is from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM.   Regular admission prices apply, but the tour itself is free.  Guests should meet their guide at the Summer Admission area near the “Naturalist Program” window.  Nets for catching the dragonflies will be provided.  Guests will learn about dragonfly life cycle and learn how to catch and hold the insects gently without hurting them.  Program content may also include looking for and learning about other insects around our park.  The program is designed for families to attend together, all ages are welcome!  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  No advance reservations are accepted, but group limit is around 15 to 20 people for the tour, first come first served.

Program Dates: 

June 29th 
July 13th & 27th 
August 10th & 24th 

 

Want to see more upcoming Minnesota Discovery Center events? Visit MDC at their official website!

Want to see more upcoming events & news in the Chisholm area? Visit us at our Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce website!

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Doc “Moonlight” Graham Parade Registration

The Doc “Moonlight” Graham Parade Registration is now open for the 2023 Annual DMG Festival parade which will be taking place on August 5th 2023! The parade will take place through Lake Street and the parade line-up will begin at 11 AM with the parade beginning at 12 PM. Parade staging area takes place at the parking lot adjacent to the football field/Armory at the top of Lake Street (just past the Minnesota Museum of Mining castle gates)

The parade route covers 6 blocks and is one of the premiere events of the Summer, a great place to showcase & celebrate your business, group, or foundation! We love to see all of the creative and fun floats that everyone brings out, make sure to get your idea out there with us! 

 

Doc “Moonlight” Graham Parade Registration info & form

 

Register with the Chamber of Commerce by contacting us via email:

info@chisholmchamber.com

shannon@chisholmchamber.com

 coordinator@chisholmchamber.com

or call us at (218) 254-7930

 

Would you like to see more upcoming events, news & more in the Chisholm area? Visit us at our Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce website!

For updates & news on the 2023 Doc “Moonlight” Graham Days” visit the official Doc “Moonlight” Graham Days Facebook Page.

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Music in the Pocket Park

MorningBird Duo, LIVE at Pocket Park

Musician Line-up:

  • June 20th – Steve Solkela
  • June 27th – Toby Infrozato
  • July 11th – Karl Sundquist
  • July 18th – Morning Bird Trio
  • July 25th – Rosanne Omersa – Button Box
  • August 1st – Kim Nagler Grillo
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Lake Street will sing this Summer from Music in the Pocket Park

Music in the Pocket Park is back this summer!

The Chisholm Pocket Park located on 118 W Lake Street will once again feature local artists & performers every Tuesday from 6 PM- 8PM every Tuesday starting on July 20th until the beginning of August, with the exception of July 4th.

The miniature park is decked out with wonderful art, seating, small garden areas and during performances will even sometimes have guest food trucks for attendees to enjoy!

What better way to spend a Summer afternoon than listening to music in a artsy cubby right in downtown? Relax, grab a drink and some lunch at a local restaurant and hang out for a jam session with local talent!

The lineup is still in progress and a full list of artists will be available soon, for more news and updates about the Chisholm Pocket Park line-up and events, visit them on their Facebook Page!

Want to hear about more news and events in the Chisholm area? Visit us at our Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce website!