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 are on saleat Lori’s Luvs in Longville. $23 (at the door, $25). Sponsored by Longville Chamber of Commerce, 800-756-7583.





Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner @ Immanuel Lutheran Church
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

Contact the church office at 218-547-3156.

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

3-4:30 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 Dianne Larson,

4-6 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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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

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

Penguin Plunge @ Penguin Plunge
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm

Gather a team of friends to take the plunge and raise money to support the Hackensack Fire Department and Faith in Action for Cass County.  Or, just come and enjoy the fun at the “Back to Hack” festivities!

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:


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)



Evening in Tuscany Spaghetti Dinner @ Union Congregational Church
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Proceeds benefit Faith in Action for Cass County.

An Evening in Tuscany Spaghetti Dinner for Faith in Action from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at Union Church in Hackensack. A delizioso spaghetti with choices of sauce, salad, garlic rounds, beverage, and a specialty dessert served tableside.  Live Music adds to a perfect evening for this spring getaway.  FREE; donations accepted at the door.  Open to the public.  Contact Theresa Eclov, 218-675-5435.




Memorial Weekend Events – Poppy Fund Drive/Book Sale/Bake Sale/McLion’s Hamburgers @ Downtown Longville
May 23 all-day

ALL DAY: VFW POPPY FUND DRIVE in Longville, Remer and Outing by Sherman A. Yochum VFW Post 772 & Auxiliary.

9 a.m.-2 p.m. — BOOK SALE sponsored by Friends of the Margaret Welch Memorial Library, held at the library.  Contact Rose Jorgenson, 218-682-3113.

11 a.m.-2 p.m.  — MCLIONS HAMBURGERS, 1/4# hot dogs, chips and pop/water, Docksider parking lot – downtown Longville, sponsored by the Longville Lion’s Club.  Contact Anita Harwig, 605-787-2245.


Smorgasbord at Salem Lutheran @ Salem Lutheran Church
Jun 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Popular community smorgasbord dinner at Salem Lutheran Church.

2020 SCHEDULE: June 17; July 15; Aug. 19

Turtle Town Art Fair @ Salem Lutheran Church grounds
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Turtle Town Art Fair @ Salem Lutheran Church grounds | Longville | Minnesota | United States

Arts/Crafts/Vendors on the park-like grounds of Salem Lutheran Church, sponsored by Longville Area Women of Today.

Pie Sale at the Art Fair – Buy by the pie or slice!  Contact Trish Gavin (218-851-1860) –