Be a Lumberjack Day

Thursday, June 01, 2023

Lumberjack activities for kids of all ages in a 1900 Logging Camp. Fun and interactive hands on activities to experience the life of a lumberjack.


Mississippi River Paddling Adventures

Friday, May 26, 2023

Join Forest History Center staff on a kayak adventure exploring the natural history of the Mississippi River.

There are two tandem kayaks available and six single kayaks available for each tour.


The Minnesota Quilt Show

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Our quilt show is open to everyone! Obviously we invite quilters from wannabees to beginners to experts. There is something for all that love textile crafts and arts!


Cobden Peach Festival

Sponsored by Cobden Lions Club. Evening celebration of the Peach Harvest features carnival rides & games, Peach Queen Contest, food and peach cobbler on Fri – Sat. evening. Parade begins 4:30 Sat.


Grape Stomp – Wichmann Vineyard

Come out to Wichmann Vineyard for live music, delicious food, and a grape stomp competition starting at 11:00 a.m.

Help support the Boys & Girls Club of southern Illinois (618) 893-4004


Shawnee Hills Lavender Upick

Upick lavender farm will be open June 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18. Each of these weekend days the hours will be 10 am to 5 pm. Be sure to mark your calendars so you don’t miss our short season.


Grand Rapids Riverfest

KAXE and the City of Grand Rapids present Grand Rapids Riverfest on the banks of the Mississippi River, featuring Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Amanda Shires, Shemekia Copeland and Dessa.


Common Roots Festival

Central Minnesota Common Roots Festival is a showcase celebrating and supporting grassroots talent, local businesses, beautiful art, area performers and original music!


St. Cloud Pride Week

Celebrate Pride all week long with events including Pride in the Park, trivia, Drag shows, Dance Parties and more!