Sep
12
Thu
“Fall Has It All!” @ Longville, Hackensack, Remer & Walker
Sep 12 – Sep 28 all-day

For 17 days, the communities of Longville, Remer, Hackensack and Walker combine to celebrate our glorious lakes area autumn.

2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS will also be published in area newspapers.

With the purchase of a $4 “Fall Has It All” button, you qualify for discounts galore in all four communities throughout the 17-day celebration. Buttons are on sale at local Chamber member businesses.

Don’t miss our Longville events the first weekend —

•  Thursday, Sept. 13—”FALL HAS IT ALL” OPENING RECEPTION – Wine & Cheese Reception with the Artists, 4–6 p.m. at the Gallery of New Creations & Antiques / Arts Learning Center, sponsored by the Longville Lakes Art Alliance and Gallery of New Creations.  Contact Pat Boen, 218-838-4202

  Saturday, Sept. 16OKTOBERFEST ALL DAY LONG! 

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





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. in downtown Longville—German beer garden, food by the Longville Lion’s Club, pie sale, German music, .  Sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce, 218-363-2630, 1-800-756-7583.



12 noon – “Quick Draw” Art Contest with Tom Kutsheid featuring contestants representing organizations, merchants, families and other groups. Paintings will be judged at the dance, then sold via silent auction. Proceeds benefit local “first responders.”

5–11 p.m. Oktoberfest Dance at Patrick’s on Girl Lake, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, 218-363-2630, 1-800-756-7583






Sep
27
Fri
Fall “Booya” Dinner Fundraising Event @ Union Congregational Church
Sep 27 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

“Booya” is a rich stew, slow-cooked to perfect overnight in a giant cauldron with several kinds of meats and vegetables.  Add sour dough bread and live music and you have a superb evening of good food and fun!

Start off this Chainsaw Weekend in Hackensack and be a part of Fall Has It All!

Benefit the programs of Faith in Action – Cass County.

For more information, contact Theresa Eclov, 218-675-5435.

Oct
18
Fri
Ladies’ on the Loose! @ Downtown
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm

 

 

LADIES ON THE LOOSE!

Join Longville businesses on Main Street for an evening of browsing, shopping store specials, food, fun and friends!

2019 SCHEDULE: June 27; July 11, 25; Aug. 8, 22; Oct. 18

 

 

Oct
19
Sat
MN Deer Hunter’s 13th Annual Banquet @ Blue Water Lodge
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm

Fundraising event for the Lakes & Pines Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association held at Bluewater Lodge in Walker, MN.

Oct
26
Sat
FREE Halloween SPOOKtacular! @ Camp Olson YMCA
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 from 5:30-7 p.m.
at Camp Olson YMCA

Looking for a safe and fun way to celebrate Halloween in the north woods? This event is just for you. A FREE family friendly event held on the shores of Little Boy Lake, the Halloween Spooktacular has something for everyone. Bring the kids out to a community event that is guaranteed to be SPOOKtacular!  **Bring a food shelf item to donate.**

This event is co-sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce and Camp Olson YMCA. The Camp is located south of Longville on County Road 54.

 

Nov
7
Thu
FAITH IN ACTION RAFFLE DRAWING & DINNER @ Faith In Action Office
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Everyone is invited to watch the raffle drawing.  Come early for dinner and a silent auction.

Nov
16
Sat
Brunch, Bubbles & Bling Champagne Breakfast @ Patrick's on Girl Lake
Nov 16 @ 9:30 am

Annual Ladies’ “Brunch, Bubbles & Bling” (formerly “Does Only”) – Spend the second Saturday of deer hunting season at a very special champagne breakfast. Style Show, music, free gifts, food, and fun! Advanced tickets go on sale Oct. 19 at Lori’s Luvs, $20 (at the door, $25). Sponsored by Longville Chamber of Commerce, 800-756-7583.

 

 

 

 

Nov
27
Wed
Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner @ Immanuel Lutheran Church
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner @ Immanuel Lutheran Church, Walker, MN

Contact Peggy Schmidtke 218-547-3156

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
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
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.

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)

 

Winter


Jul
4
Sat
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! 

LONGVILLE 2020 4TH OF JULY ENTRY FORM