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




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



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.

Bake & Craft Sale @ St. Edward's Catholic Church
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bake Sale
St. Edward’s Catholic Church– December 7, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM
Cost: depends on baked good and craft item.
Contact: Mary Marinucci–218-429-1127
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.

Gala – Longville Lakes Area Community Foundation @ Patrick's on Girl Lake
Dec 14 @ 5:30 pm






Annual Gala and Holiday Tradition. Fundraising event for the Longville Community Foundation.

The LACF serves residents in Cass County, Minnesota residing in the townships of Woodrow, Wabedo, Kego, Pine Lake, Inguadona, Trelipe, Thunder Lake, and the City of Longville.

Our Vision: To make each citizen aware of the past, present and future of the LACF as a dynamic entity for promoting the growth of our community and the well-being of our citizens, and to make them aware that through their donations they become “Trustees” of this organization and proud contributors to the well-being of our community.

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!

41st Annual Winter Rendezvous @ Deep Portage Learning Center
Jan 25 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

A competition of activities based on traditions from Lumberjacks, Voyageurs and Native Americans.

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 56655longville.com/…/ice-bocce-2019-registration.pdf

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)



Spectacular Winter Fireworks & Chili Feed @ Downtown Longville
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spectacular Winter Fireworks & Chili Feed @ Downtown Longville | Longville | Minnesota | United States
Cabin fever got you down? Then celebrate winter’s waning days in Longville! The festivities start early at the Docksider with a chili cook-off where YOU get to vote for the winners! After that, make the short trip over to Girl Lake for a winter fireworks display.

Chili cook-off begins at 12:00 p.m. at the Docksider in Longville
Entry fee – $5
Tasting fee – $5
Cash Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place

All proceeds go toward the cost of the evening’s fireworks. For more information about the chili cook-off, contact Sara at the Docksider, 218-363-2565.

Dinner specials at Patrick’s on Girl Lake.

***Fireworks start at dusk, usually around 7 p.m.


17th Annual Turkey Banquet @ Patrick's
Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm

Annual banquet sponsored by the Northland Ridge Runners National Wild Turkey Federation.

Easter EGGstravaganza @ Common Grounds Coffeehouse
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am

Join us the Saturday before Easter at Common Grounds in Longville for a free Easter Egg hunt for the youngsters. Bring your camera for photos with the Easter Bunny! This free Easter celebration is sponsored by the Longville Area Lakes Chamber of Commerce and the Longville Lions Club.

10 a.m. — Registration begins.

10:30 a.m. — First Easter Egg Hunt begins.
Easter Egg hunts organized in three age groups — 4 years and younger, 5-7 years, and 8 to 11 years.

Every child gets Easter eggs and a gift, plus there are drawings for more gifts! Come celebrate Easter in Longville. It’s fun and it’s all free!