There was no shortage of things to do in Two Harbors last weekend. Between the Lake County Fair, the Kids' Block Party in Thomas Owens Park or the Castle Danger Brewery Anniversary celebration, there was something fun for people of all ages. At the fair, some came for the rides and fun snacks, while others enjoyed the 4-H art show. In the afternoon, the 4-H horse show took center stage, and in the evening, the North Woods Band took over and played until nearly midnight Saturday.
More than 100 people came out to the Lake Bank and Harbor Insurance Agency in downtown Two Harbors for the businesses community appreciation cookout Tuesday. Classic cars were on display and employees grilled up hot dogs and brats for the gathered crowd. Kids alike were able to get an inside view of a Lake County Ambulance, a Two Harbors police cruiser and a Two Harbors Volunteer Fire Department truck.
Two Harbors High School announced fall practices start Monday for all athletic teams except football, which started earlier this week. All athletes must have a current physical on file in order to begin practice. Start times and sites for each sport are as follows: • Cross Country: Grades 7-12, meet at 6 a.m. at THHS Door 14 • Boys soccer: Grades 7-12, meet at 8 a.m. at THHS practice field • Girls soccer: Grades 7-12, meet at 7 a.m. Old Halsted Field in Two Harbors • Girls swim/dive: Grades 7-12, meet at 3:15 p.m. at THHS pool
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The Baptism River High Falls is situated in Tettegouche State Park along the North Shore. The hike to the falls from the visitor center is 1.5 miles long.
Fly-in or drive-in for a free movie night at the Richard B. Helgeson Airport in Two Harbors on Aug. 11. This year's movie is Disney Pixar's "UP." The movie will start at sunset around 8:30 p.m. Bring chairs to sit and enjoy the movie. Concessions will be sold by the sponsor of the event, Two Harbors EAA Chapter 1128.
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The North Shore Adventure Park will hold its grand opening Saturday from 1-5 p.m. The business is located on the corner of Highway 61 and Outer Drive in Silver Bay. Currently the park offers rock climbing for all ages and will have experienced staff on hand to help coach and encourage those who want to try climbing Eleanor the Cliff. So far, the park has attracted mostly families with kids since it opened last month.
The Finland Minnesota Historical Society is holding its annual Tori Festival Aug. 12-13, rain or shine. Tori is Finnish for "marketplace" and there will be vendors, food and local music from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Finland Heritage Site on Little Marais Road in Finland. The free event will feature music from groups such as the Two Harbors Ukulele Group and The Northwood's Band. There will also be crafts, blacksmithing, Finnish bowl carving and games for kids.
Two Harbors neighborhoods celebrated National Night Out on Tuesday with food and fun. United Church held an event at Thomas Owens Park with a dunk tank, food, games, music and cotton candy. Many community figures took turns in the dunk tank, including Two Harbors City Administrator Dan Walker, Mayor Chris Swanson and United Church Pastor Paula Gaboury. On the other side of town, Harbor Hills and Hidden Springs held their annual NNO event with lots of food, and they even unveiled a new Little Free Library, which is shaped like a boat house.