Jul
4
Thu
4th of July Celebration @ Downtown Longville
Jul 4 all-day

We celebrate Independence Day on the actual 4th of July, so come and enjoy the parade, food, and all-day fun, right in downtown Longville.

2019 List of Events  

9:30 a.m. – FREE Inflatables for the kids.

10:00 a.m. – The Food Court opens with lots of goodies including food by the Longville Chamber, Bake Sale from Young-At-Heart Senior Club, and Walking Tacos by the Longville Lions.

10:00 a.m. – STAGING FOR PARADE will begin in the Salem Lutheran Church parking lot.

11:00 a.m. – PARADE begins, followed by kids’ races, games, contests and prizes for all ages.

DUSK – Longville’s spectacular FIREWORKS display will take place over Girl Lake.

 

 

 

What a great way to celebrate our nation’s birthday and independence!

2019 Parade Registration Form 

LONGVILLE 2019 4TH OF JULY ENTRY FORM 

Grand Marshal Bruno with owner Larry LaVallee
Most Patriotic Entry: VFW Post 772 and Auxiliary
Most Humorous Entry: “Under the Sea,” the Thompson/Tram Families
Most Original Family: The Deidrick Family
Best Family Entry: The Lind Family

 

Jul
7
Sun
Music in the Park @ Salem Lutheran Church
Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm
Music in the Park @ Salem Lutheran Church | Longville | Minnesota | United States

2019 SCHEDULE:  Sun., July 7: “Monroe Crossing” • Sun., July 28: “Michael Monroe” • Sun., Aug. 18: “Dan Duffy Orchestra”

Bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic basket. Plenty of parking, and there’s a playground for the kids.

Jul
12
Fri
The First Ladies of Song Music Festival @ Hackensack Community Building
Jul 12 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 13 @ 7:45 pm

Come enjoy “The First Ladies of Song Music Festival” featuring “Josh Duffee & His Big Band at the Hackensack Community Building.  Tickets:  TBA.  Sponsored by the Northwood’s Arts Council.

Jul
28
Sun
Music in the Park @ Salem Lutheran Church
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm
Music in the Park @ Salem Lutheran Church | Longville | Minnesota | United States

2019 SCHEDULE:  Sun., July 7: “Monroe Crossing” • Sun., July 28: “Michael Monroe” • Sun., Aug. 18: “Dan Duffy Orchestra”

Bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic basket. Plenty of parking, and there’s a playground for the kids.

Aug
18
Sun
Music in the Park @ Salem Lutheran Church
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm
Music in the Park @ Salem Lutheran Church | Longville | Minnesota | United States

2019 SCHEDULE:  Sun., July 7: “Monroe Crossing” • Sun., July 28: “Michael Monroe” • Sun., Aug. 18: “Dan Duffy Orchestra”

Bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic basket. Plenty of parking, and there’s a playground for the kids.

Aug
29
Thu
First National Bank State Fair Trip @ Walker, Backus Pequot Lakes
Aug 29 all-day

Bus picks up in Walker, Backus, and Pequot Lakes.  $40 inclues bus fare and ticket.

Sep
14
Sat
“Oktoberfest” All Day in Longville! @ Downtown Longville
Sep 14 all-day
"Oktoberfest" All Day in Longville! @ Downtown Longville | Longville | Minnesota | United States

7 a.m.-3 p.m. Fall Festival/Bazaar at Salem Lutheran Church.  Bazaar with crafts, antiques and food, including breakfast from 7-10 a.m.  Sponsored by the Salem Lutheran Women.  Contact Carol Raines, 218-363-2011.

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Book Sale at the Margaret Welch Memorial Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Contact: Rose Jorgenson, 218-682-3113.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Arts/Crafts/Music Outdoor Show sponsored by the Longville Lakes Arts Alliance, Contact: Pat Boen, 218-838-4202

11 a.m.–2 p.m. Beer Garden.  Food by the Longville Lions; Oktoberfest Hot Dogs and Goulash Soup.  Serving 1/4# beef hot dogs, potato salad and pop as well as Goulash soup w/roll using the Wabedo Inn’s iconic recipe.  Longville Chamber of Commerce Pie Sale, German music.  Downtown.  Sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce, 218-363-2630; 800-756-7583.

 

11 a.m.-1 p.m.  Scavenger Hunt.  Downtown.  Register at 10:45 a.m. at the chamber tourist building across the street from the Docksider.  Sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce, 218-363-2630; 800-757-7583.

5–11 p.m. Oktoberfest Dance and German Dinner Specials at Patrick’s on Girl Lake, 218-363-2995.

Nov
30
Sat
Old-Fashioned Community Christmas Celebration @ Downtown Longville
Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Old-Fashioned Community Christmas Celebration @ Downtown Longville | Longville | Minnesota | United States

3:00-4:30 p.m. bring the kids for FREE PHOTOS WITH SANTA, sponsored by the Longville Area Women of Today, at the Common Grounds Coffee Shop.  Contact Kim McDonald, kmcdonald125@gmail.com

4:00-6 p.m. Downtown Longville, always the Saturday after Thanksgiving and always free.  Enjoy horse-and-wagon rides, a bonfire, hotdogs, hot chocolate and cookies, and Christmas carols.

5 p.m. Christmas sing-along with the Victorian Singers

5:20 p.m. The official town Christmas tree lights are illuminated to celebrate the rest of the holiday season.

Sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce, 218-363-2630, 1-800-756-7583.

Dec
6
Fri
Open House at First National Bank @ First National Bank - Longville
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Holiday Open House, First National Bank — an annual tradition!  ALL locations.

Wine & Cheese Reception – Open House at Gallery of New Creations with Longville Lakes Arts Alliance @ Gallery of New Creations/Longville Arts Center
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Special holiday event sponsored by the Gallery of New Creations and The Longville Lakes Arts Alliance. Mix and mingle with local artists and community members.

Dec
8
Sun
Community Choir Christmas Concert @ Salem Lutheran Church
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm

Free Christmas concert at Salem Lutheran Church featuring the beautiful music of the Longville Area Community Choir.  A holiday tradition!

Dec
10
Tue
Christmas School Musical @ Immanuel Lutheran Church & School
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Christmas Musical.  Two performances:  1 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Dec
14
Sat
Holiday Cookie Walk @ St. Edwards Catholic Church
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Get your homemade holiday treats, and help a worthy community organization at the same time! Cookie Walk lasts until the baked goods are sold out.  Sponsored by the Longville Area Women of Today.

Dec
15
Sun
Christmas Program & Candlelight Service @ Longville Bible Chapel
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm

Candlelight service featuring holiday music, followed by a special dessert fellowship.

Feb
1
Sat
Ice Bocce Tournament @ Patrick's on Girl Lake
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am

Ice Bocce 2020!
Saturday, Feb. 1st

FYI — here are the 2020 rules information and registration:

ICE BOCCE RULES #1     ICE BOCCE RULES #2

Always the first Saturday in February, the annual Ice Bocce Tournament features hot competition on the cold, cold ice of Girl Lake. People come from all across the state to take part in this fun winter-time event. Held in front of Patrick’s, the scene is full of funny costumes, competitive Bocce games, and good times — close enough for the warmth, good food and drinks right inside Patrick’s.

Teams consist of 4 people and must be co-ed (max of 2 Men–may have more than 2 Women). The competition is limited to 64 teams. Tournament coordinator Craig Johnson urges players to register early, as the roster fills up fast. Click here for the 2020 REGISTRATION FORM. Please mail registration forms, with payment, to:

Craig Johnson
PO Box 508
Longville, MN 56655

Cash prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place teams and a trophy is presented to the champions. There are also cash prizes for best team name and best dressed team.

Patrick’s is open for food and beverages and to offer a warm place for participants. Registration the day of the tournament begins at 9 AM, with competition beginning at 10 AM.

Be sure to check out the Longville Ice Bocce Tournament Facebook page for photos and updates.

  

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2019 winners!

2019 Grand Champions:
“The Winos”  (Brad & Peggy Johnson, Julie & Scott Hofstedt)


2019 2nd Place Winners:
“Duck, Puck & Chuck” 
(Kaelyn & Andy Folstad, Matt & Caitlin Eck)

2019 3rd Place Winners:
“Goph, Puck, Wild” 
(Christian Whiteside, Beth Sween, Mandy Whiteside, Brett Sween)

2019 4th Place Winners:
“This Pucker’s Hard”
  (Andy & Annie Nihart, Kari Loftus, Nick Gilbert)

2019 Best Costume:
“3 Irishmen & A Bohunk”
  (Bob & Christy Kriha, Dave & Joni Tikalsky)

2019 Best Team Name: 
“Duck, Puck & Chuck”  (Kaelyn & Andy Folstad, Matt & Caitlin Eck)

 

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