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25-August 8 Toivola, MN
Sax-Zim Bog Naturalist
Hike Tuesdays

26 Frankenmuth, MI
Balloons Over Bavarian Inn

26-29 Burlington, WI
Chocolate Fest

26-29 Madison, WI
World’s Largest Brat Fest

27 St. Ignace, MI
Native American Festival

27-28 Frankenmuth, MI
Dog Bowl 2017

27-29 Mackinaw City, MI
Fort Michilimackenac

28 Minneapolis, MN
Soundset Music Festival




1-3 Jackson, MI
Jackson Bluesfest

June 2 & July 1 Toivola, MN
Sax Zim Bog
Specialists Hike

2-3 Detroit Lakes, MN
Street Faire at the Lakes

2-4 Wahpeton, ND
Blue Goose Days

2-4 Luverne, MN
Buffalo Days

2-4 Edina, MN
Edina Art Fair

2-4 Lake Pepin, WI
Fresh Art Spring Tour

2-4 Little Chute, IL
Great Wisconsin Cheese

2-4 Pine Island, MN
Pine Island Cheese Festival

2-11 Rice Lake, WI

3 Hayward, WI
Borah Epic Mountain
Bike Race

3 Hortonville, WI
Chocolate Fest

3 South Haven, MI
Festival of Cars

3 Wauwatosa, WI
Milwaukee Highland

3 Lanesboro, MN
Rhubarb Fest

3 Beloit, WI
Rock River Trail
Grand Opening

3 St. Paul, MN
St. Anthony’s 48th Park
Arts Festival

3 Duluth, MN
Walk for Animals

3-4 Kenosha, WI
Outta Sight Kite Flight

4 St Paul, MN
Grand Old Day --
St Paul, MN

8 Chisholm, MN
Murder Mystery Dinner

8-10 Grand Rapids, MN
Wizard of Oz Festival

8-11 Frankenmuth, MI
Bavarian Festival

8-11 Sparta, WI

8-11 Clarinda, IA
Glenn Miller Festival

8-11 Metropolis, IL
Superman Celebration

9-10 Nisswa, MN
Stamman Scandinavian
Folk Fest

9-11 Chicago, IL
Blues Festival

9-11 Sturgeon Bay, WI
Door County LIghthouse

9-11 Jamestown, ND
Kite Fest

9-11 Oceana County, MI
National Asparagus

9-18 Mackinac Island, MI
Lilac Festival

10 New Glarus, WI
Beer, Bacon and
Cheese Festival

10 Oakes, ND
Funky Fun Junk Fest

10 Leland, MI
Leland Wine & Food Fest

10 & Sep 16 Mackinaw City, MI
Big Mac Shoreline Scenic
Bike Tour

10-11 Oshkosh, WI
Irish Festival

10-11 Munising, MI
Pictured Rocks Days

10-11 Ely, MN
The Great American
Canoe Fest

13 Hudsonville, MI
Art in the Park

14-17 Frankenmuth, MI
Oktoberfest in

14-18 Perham, MN
Perham Turtle Fest

15 Zumbrota, MN
Covered Bridge Music &
Arts Festival

15-18 Burlington, IA
Burlington Steamboat

15-July 4 Cedar Rapids, IA
Cedar Rapids
Freedom Festival

16 Toivola, MN
Sax Zim Bog Bird Song
Field Trip

16 Duluth, MN
Whipper Snapper Races

16-17 Eau Claire, WI
Eaux Claires Music Festival

16-17 Monroe, WI
Monroe Balloon &
Blues Fest

16-17 Tabor, SD
Tabor Czech Days

16-17 Deadwood, SD
Wild Bill Days

16-18 St. Paul, MN

16-18 Mackville, WI
Mackville Nationals
Truck and Tractor Pull

16-18 Milwaukee, WI
Polish Fest

16-18 Minneapolis, MN
Stone Arch Bridge Festival

16-18 Grand Marais, MN
Wooden Boat Show &
Summer Solstice Fest

17 Ann Arbor, MI
Ann Arbor Book Festival

17 Ephraim, WI
Fyr Bal Fest

17 Duluth, MN
Grandma’s Marathon

17 Sibley, ND

17-18 Virginia, MN
Land of the Loon Festival


20-24 Geneva, IL
Swedish Days Festival

22 Chisholm, MN
Museum Summer Concert
Series: The Pines

22 & July 28, Aug 24,
Sept 22
Duluth, MN
Vista Fleet Paint on the
Lake Cruise

22-24 St. Paul, MN
Twin Cities Jazz Fesitval

23 & July 2, July 15
Toivola, MN
Sax Zim Bog Dragonfly y

& Damselfly y Basics

23-24 Ellsworth, WI
Cheese Curd Festival

23-24 Hayward, WI
Musky Festival

23-24 Moorhead, MN
Scandinavian Hjemkomst

23-25 Caspian, MI
68th Annual UP
History Conference

23-25 St. Paul, MN
Back to the 50s Car Show

23-25 Des Moines, IA
Des Moines Arts Festival

23-25 Akeley, MN
Paul Bunyan Days

23-25 Lake City, MN
Water Ski Days Festival

24 Two Harbors, MN
Peregrine Falcons on the
North Shore

24 Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Soo International
Bridge Walk

24 Washburn, WI
Superior Vistas Bike Tour

24 Duluth, MN
Vista Fleet Princesses &
Pirates Cruise

24 Toivola, MN
Sax Zim Bog Wild Towers
Field Trip

24-25 Afton, MN
Afton Strawberry Festival

24-25 Cedarburg, WI
Strawberry Festival

26 Detroit, MI
Ford Fireworks Detroit

28-July 4 Apple Valley, MN
Apple Valley Freedom Days

28-July 9 Milwaukee, WI

30-July 1 Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Soo Locks Engineers’

30-July 2 Muskegon, MI
Cadillac Freedom Festival

30-July 4 Dixon, IL
Petunia Festival

30-July 4 LaCrosse, WI




1 Thunder Bay, ON
150 Years Celebration
Fort William Historical
Park - Daytime
Waterfront - Evening

1 Sault Ste. Marie, MI
The Great Race

1-8 Traverse City, MI
National Cherry Festival

2-16 Sinclair Cove, MI
Lake Superior Voyageur
Canoe Brigades


4 Green Bay, WI
Fire Over the Fox

4 Duluth, MN
Fourth Fest Celebration

4 Medford, WI
Perkinstown Outhouse

4 Twin Cities, MN
Red, White & Boom!

5-9 Chicago, IL
Taste of Chicago

5-26 (Wednesdays) Duluth, MN
Vista Fleet Concerts on the
Pier at Glensheen

6 Chisholm, MN
Museum Summer Concert
Series: Reina del Cid

6-8 Spooner, WI
Heart of the North Rodeo

6-9 Lansing, MI
Common Ground Music Fest

6-9 Corcoran, MN
Hamel Rodeo 

6-9 Winnipeg, MB Canada
Winnipeg Folk Festival

7-8 Muskegon, MI
Lakeshore Art Festival

7-9 Sault Ste. Marie, MI
36th Annual Sault
 Tribe Powwow

7-9 Thunder Bay, ON Canada
Thunder Bay Blues Festival

7-9 Deer River, MN
World’s Largest
Wild Rice Festival

8 Seeley, WI
Namekagon Art and
Music Festival

8-9 Grand Marais, MN
Grand Marais Arts Festival

8-16 Hopkins, MN
Hopkins Raspberry

9 Nevis, MN
Nevis Pig Races

9 & 16 Chicago, IL
Chinatown Summer Fair

11-16 West Fargo, ND
Red River Valley Fair

12-15 Sauk Centre, MN
Sinclair Lewis Days

12-16 New London, MN
New London Water Days

12-16 Chippewa Falls, WI
Northern Wisconsin
State Fair

13-15 Sioux Falls, SD
Sioux Falls JazzFest

13-16 Wausau, WI
Balloon & Ribfest

13-16 Milwaukee, WI
Bastille Days

13-22 Minneapolis, MN
X Games

14-16 New Ulm, MN
Bavarian Blast

14-16 Chequamegan, WI
Bay Days Festival

14-16 Hayward, WI
Honor the Earth Pow-wow

14-16 St. Paul, MN
Street Machine &
Muscle Car Show

14-16 Batavia, IL
Windmill City Festival

14-29 (weekends)
Walnut Grove, MN
Laura Ingalls
Wilder Pageant

15 Thunder Bay, ON Canada
Festival of India

15 Duluth, MN
Reggae & World Music Fest

15 Eagan, MN
Scottish Fair &
Highland Games

15 Stockholm, WI
Stockholm Art Fair

15 Suttons Bay, MI
Wine on the Water

15-16 Moose Lake, MN
Agate Days Festival

15-17 Birchwood, WI
Bluegill Festival

15-22 Charlevoix, MI
Charlevoix Venetian

16 Duluth, MN
Bayfront Reggae & World
Music Festival

19-22 Minneapolis, MN
City of Lakes Aquatennial

19-23 Grand Marais, MN
Great Lakes Sea
Kayak Symposium

20-22 Hayward, WI
Lumberjack World

20-23 Pulaski, WI
Pulaski Polka Days

21-23 Stillwater, MN
Stillwater Lumberjack

21-29 Minot, ND
North Dakota State Fair

22 Baraboo, WI
Big Top Parade &
Circus Celebration

22 Lansing, MI
Idlewood Music Festival

22-23 Battle Lake, MN
Battle Lake Wenonga Days

23-29 Across Iowa
RAGBRAI Great Bike Ride

24-30 Oshkosh, WI
Experimental Aircraft
Assn. AirVenture

25-29 Deadwood, SD
Days of 76

27 Chisholm, MN
Family Discovery Days:
Hop, Slither, & Crawl

27-29 Sturgeon Bay, WI
Burning Cow
Music Festival

27-30 Decorah, IA
Nordic Fest

28-29 Wabasha, MN
Riverboat Days

28-30 Ely, MN
Blueberry/Arts Festival

28-30 Milwaukee, WI
German Fest

28-30 Effi e, MN
North Star Stampede

28-August 8 Indianola, IA
National Balloon Classic

29 Duluth, MN
All Pints North Brewfest

29 Frankenmuth, MI
Antique Fire Muster

29 Grayling, MI
AuSable River
Canoe Marathon

29 Crandon, WI
Kentuck Day Festival

29-30 Minneapolis, MN
Loring Park Art Festival

29-30 Sault Ste Marie, MI
Rendezvous in the Sault

29-30 Shakopee, MN
Valleyfair Beach Bash

29-August 6
Grand Haven, MI
Coast Guard Festival


3-5 Davenport, IA
Bix Beiderbecke Memorial
Jazz Festival

3-5 Sheboygan, WI
Johnsonville Brat Days

3-5 Kalamazoo, MI
Kalamazoo Ribfest

3-6 Chicago, IL
Lollapalooza at Grant Park

3-6 Appleton, WI
Mile of Music

3-6 Ottawa, IL
Ottawa Riverfest

3-13 St. Paul, MN
Minnesota Fringe Festival

3-13 West Allis WI
Wisconsin State Fair

4 Branham, MN
Branham Pie Day

4-5 Duluth, MN
City on the Hill Music Fest

4-5 Toivola, MN
Sax Zim Bog Dragonflies &
Damselfies Workshop

4-5 St. Germain, WI
Pig in the Pines

4-6 Spooner, WI
Jack Pine Savage Days

4-6 Red Wing, MN
Red Wing River City Days

4-13 (weekends) Duluth, MN
Day Out with Thomas
Friendship Tour

4-13 Sturgis, SD
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

4 Minneapolis, MN
Uptown Art Fair

5 Jacksonport, WI
Door County Cherry Fest

5 Cadillac, MI
Harrietta Blueberry

5 Chisholm, MN
Iron Man Car Show

5 Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Trans-Superior Intl.
Yacht Race

5-6 Minneapolis, MN
Powderhorn Art Fair

6-14 New Brighton, MN
Stockyard Days

6-19 Winnipeg, MB Canada

10-12 Port Bryon, IL
The Great River Tug Fest

10-13 Richmond, MN
Minnesota Bluegrass

10-13 South Haven, MI
National Blueberry Fest

10-20 Springfield, IL
Illinois State Fair

10-20 Des Moines, IA
Iowa State Fair

11-12 Seymour, WI
Seymour Burger Festival

11-12 Minneapolis, MN
Twin Cities Polish Festival

11-13 Duluth, MN
Bayfront Blues Festival

11-13 St Paul, MN
Irish Fair of Minnesota

11-13 Red Rock, ON Canada
Red Rock Folk Festival

11-13 Grand Portage, MN
Rendezvous Days
& Pow-wow

11-20 Caseville, MI
Cheeseburger in Caseville

12 Chippewa Falls, WI
Pure Water Days

12-13 Ely, MN
Ely Watercross

13 Toivola, MN
Sax Zim Bog Fall
Migration Field Trip

16-20 Lake Geneva, WI
Lake Geneva Jaycees
Venetian Festival

16-20 Crookston, MN
Ox Cart Days

17-19 Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Great Lakes HOG Rally

17-20 Chisago City, MN
Ki-Chi-Saga Days

17-20 Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee Irish Fest

18-19 Wausau, WI
Big Blue Bull Blues Fest

18-20 Oronoco, MN
Oronoco Gold Rush Days

18-20 Yankton, SD
Yankton Riverboat Days

19-20 Duluth, MN
Art in Bayfront Park

19-20 Chicago, IL
Chicago Air & Water Show

19-20 East Grand Forks, MN
Heritage Days

19-20 St Paul, MN
World War I
Centennial Weekend

19-Oct 29 (weekends) Shakopee, MN
Renaissance Festival

20 St. Cloud, MN
St. Cloud Car Show
& Swap Meet

24 Chisholm, MN
Museum Summer
Concert Series:
The Cactus Blossoms

24 Battle Creek, MI
Tour De Zoo

24-Sep 4 St. Paul, MN
Minnesota State Fair

25-26 Sault Ste. Marie, MI
8th Annual MI
Paranormal Convention

25-26 Barnesville, MN
Barnesville Potato Days

25-26 Superior, WI
Lake Superior Dragon
Boat Fest

25-27 Silver City, MI
Porcupine Mountains
Music Fest

25-27 Norwood Young America, MN

25-27 Mason, MI
Sundried Music Festival

31-Sep 3 Chicago, IL
Chicago Jazz Festival

31-Sep 4 Novi, MI
Michigan State Fair

31-Sep 4 Huron, SD
South Dakota State Fair


1-3 Minot, ND
Motor Magic

1-3 Waukesha, WI
Wisconsin Highland Games

1-4 Tracy, MN
Box Car Days

1-4 Rollag, MN
Steam Threshers Reunion

1-10 Thunder Bay, ON Canada
WBSC U-18 Baseball
World Cup

2-3 Two Rivers, WI
Kites Over Lake Michigan

2-3 Madison, WI
Taste of Madison

2-4 Frankfort, IL
Frankfort Fall Festival

2-5 Fairgrove, MI
Michigan Bean Festival


4 Mackinaw City, MI
Mackinac Bridge Walk

6-10 Northfi eld, MN
Defeat of Jesse James Days

8-9 Ely, MN
Harvest Moon Festival

8-10 Wayzata, MN
James J.Hill Days

8-10 Bismarck, ND
United Tribes International
Pow Wow

8-10 Kellogg, MN
Watermelon Festival

8-10 Manitowish Waters, WI
World Championship
Musky Classic

9 Fond du Lac, WI
Fondue Fest

9-10 Little Falls, MN
Little Falls Arts & Crafts

9-23 (weekends) Lanesoboro, MN
Taste of the
Root River Trail

10 Thunder Bay, ON Canada
Festival of Colours

10 St. Paul, MN
St. Paul Classic Bike Tour

13-17 Tomahawk, WI
Tomahawk Fall Ride
 for MDA

14-17 La Crescent, MN
La Crescent Apple Festival

14-17 Midland, MI
Midland Balloon Fest

15 Chisholm, MN
Nite at the Museum

15-16 Hutchinson, MN
Hutchinson Arts &
Crafts Festival

15-17 Cable, WI
Chequamegon Fat Tire

15-17 Alexandria, MN
Grape Stomp & Fall Festival

15-17 Duluth, MN
Hot Air Balloon Festival

15-17 Creston, IA
SW Iowa Hot Air
Balloon Days

16 Excelsior, MN
Excelsior Apple Days

16 Roseville, MN
Wild Rice Festival

17 Duluth, MN
The Color Run 5K

21 Chisholm, MN
Museum Summer Concert
Series: Ben Kyle

22-24 Guttenberg, IA
Guttenberg Germanfest

22-24 Mankato, MN
Mahkato Pow Wow

22-24 Warrens, WI
Warrens Cranberry Festival

23 Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Sault International
Fest of Races

23 Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Sault Oktoberfest

28-Oct 1 LaCrosse, WI
LaCrosse Oktoberfest

29 Holly, MI
Michigan Renaissance

29-30 Minocqua, WI

30 Luverne, MN
Tri-State Band Festival

30-Oct 15 (weekends) Hastings, MN
Afton Apple
Orchard AppleFest


1 Minneapolis, MN
Medtronic Twin Cities

6-8 Bayfield, WI
Bayfield Apple Festival

7 Stone Lake, WI
Stone Lake
Cranberry Festival

7-8 & 14-15 New Ulm, MN
New Ulm Oktoberfest

14-15 Madison County, IA
Madison County Covered
Bridge Festival —SFR