Ellendale Days tries a different weekend

Published 9:01 am Wednesday, June 26, 2013

ELLENDALE — Ellendale Days is trying a different weekend, but many of the same events are scheduled.

The festival will be Thursday through Saturday, though it was originally going to be a weekend in July.

There will be street dances on Friday and Saturday nights as well as an outdoor family movie on Friday night and a kids and teen dance on Saturday evening.

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On Friday and Saturday the Lions Club will have cash bingo. The Lions Club will also host a pancake breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the community building on Sunday.

Entertainment includes Lavern’s Concertina Band at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. Then on Friday is Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank at 8:30 p.m. Next, on Saturday will be Black Water Alley performing at 8:30 p.m.

A parade will be at 4 p.m. Saturday. Also on Saturday afternoon, starting around 12:30, will be children’s games and inflatables. A farmers market will be Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. or noon. A car show will also be from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Saturday night from 5 to 7 p.m. will be a pork chop supper.

A pedal tractor pull will be on Saturday night, and then on Sunday will be an old time tractor pull starting at noon.

The schedule is still tentative, and more activities will be added as the event nears. Visit www.ellendalemn.com for updates.