Herald JournalHerald Journal, Aug. 4, 2003

Canoe races are part of fun at Winsted Summer Festival

By Lynda Jensen

Canoe races, live music, and fireworks are some of many events that will highlight the 30th annual Winsted Summer Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9 through 10.

A classic car show will be featured Sunday, with the parade starting at 1 p.m.

Saturday, August 9

· Food and beverages served throughout the day, starting 11a.m.

· Co-ed volleyball at Hainlin Park (register with Dale Maus 320-485-3825).

· Horseshoes at Hainlin Park (register at the Blue Note 320-485-9698).

· Softball tournament

· Run/Walk sponsored by Ridgeview Clinic at Mill Reserve Lake Park, adults are set to start at 8:30 a.m., children at 9:30 a.m. (registration forms available at Winsted Ridgeview Clinic and Kremer Pharmacy or call 320-485-7447).

· 10 a.m. Canoe race at Mill Reserve Lake Park (register with Mike Mahoney 320-485-7447).

· 11 a.m. Children's parade at Mill Reserve Lake Park

· 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. Clown show at Mill Reserve Lake Park

· 11 a.m. Fireman waterball at Hainlin Park

· 3 p.m. Children Tractor Pull at Hainlin Park

· 3 p.m. Children games at the city public works building

· 4 to 8 p.m. Legion Auxiliary Supper in Legion

· 5 p.m. NTPA truck, tractor and semi pull, plus stock Pickups and the semi pull will be at the Industrial Park (register with Doug Bebo at 320-485-2216).

· 8 p.m. to midnight music by the Still Missing Band, behind the Legion.

· 9:45 p.m. Fireworks on Winsted Lake

Sunday, August 10

· Food and beverages served throughout the day, starting at 11 a.m.

· 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Firemen's breakfast at firehall

· Noon, the classic car show at Holy Trinity School grounds. For the car show contact Doug Bebo 320-485-2216.

Registration for the car show will start at 11:30 a.m. at the Holy Trinity School grounds on Winsted Avenue, between the church and school.

There will be several trophy classes, including a peoples choice award, first, second, and third place trophies, a mayor's choice trophy, and dash plaques for the first 50 cars. Awards will begin at 4 p.m.

· 1 p.m. Parade (register with Dale Maus 320-485-3825).

The parade begins at the corner of Third Street and Main Avenue.

The parade will feature bands, floats, horses, tractors, trucks, cars, and marching units.

· 2 p.m. Children games in the city public works building

· 3:30 p.m. Royalty coronation at Mill Reserve Lake Park

· 2:30 to 6 p.m. Music by Prairie Rose Band behind Legion.

· 6:30 to 10 p.m. music by Highliners Band behind the Legion.

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