Morin Lake Days events to focus on fitness

Published 10:00 pm Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Morin Lake Days, which was established in 1990, will take place from Friday to Sunday in Alden.

This year’s events will be based on a fitness theme, celebrating the community’s “happy feet” and the LeVerne Carlson Foundation and Fitness Center.

For updated information on the festival, see the Morin Lake Days Facebook page.

Schedule of events

All days: New this year, there will be a Best Shot Scramble at Oakview Golf Course at 4 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Register for the event by calling 507-863-2288.

Friday

Noon: Morin Lake Days medallion hunt begins, cash prize awarded

1 to 4 p.m.: Community Museum will be open

1:30 to 3 p.m.: Wes Hintz Fishing Contest at Morin Lake

5 to 7:30 p.m.: Alden Boy Scouts serving a barbecue supper by the lake, $6 per plate

6:30 p.m.: Kiddie parade with a fitness theme next to the LeVerne Carlson Fitness Center

7 p.m.: Alden-Conger FFA-sanctioned kiddie tractor pull

8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.: Karaoke at the Legion, cash prizes will be awarded

Saturday

All day: Food stands at North Park

All day: Softball tournament at North Park, register for the event by calling Mark Stoneback at 507-383-1920.

All day: Volleyball tournament at North Park, register for the event by calling Jenny Hovendick at 507-213-0167.

8 to 11 a.m.: Legion pancake breakfast

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Broadway flea market

9 a.m.: Morin Lake Days Fun Run

Noon to TBD: Bean bag tournament at the Legion

Noon to 9 p.m.: Alden Scouts concession stand

1 to 4 p.m.: Community Museum is open

2 to 4 p.m.: Canoe races and activities on Morin Lake

4 to 9 p.m.: Inflatable obstacle course

5 to 6:30 p.m.: Ice cream social and fundraiser Washington D.C. trip at Alden City Hall

7 p.m.: Morin Lake Days parade marshalled by The LeVerne Carlson Foundation

8 p.m. to midnight: Street dance for teens by the fitness center

8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.: American Legion, live DJ in Hemmingsen’s transfer lot

Dusk: Fireworks over Morin Lake

Sunday

All day: Softball tournament and food stands

8 a.m. to noon: Lions Club and Youth Football breakfast in the Alden-Conger High School gym

9:30 a.m.: Worship by the Water at the Morin Lake picnic shelter

Noon to 3 p.m.: Canoes for use

1 p.m.: Tug of War at Northpark, weigh-in at 12:30 p.m.

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