LONG LAKE – Corn Days set for this weekend

The annual Corn Days celebration is set to take place next weekend in Long Lake.

The event, which is hosted by the Church of St. George, will once again feature a parade, games, a petting zoo, pony rides, live music, Bingo and, of course, lots of corn.

Events begin Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. and run through 11 p.m. that night. A pancake breakfast and silent auction kick-off the festivities Aug. 12 and a few hours later at noon the parade will begin. The celebration comes to an end at 5 p.m.

More information on Corn Days is available online at www.corndays.com.

Schedule

Aug. 11

1 p.m.: Grounds open

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.: Bingo

1 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Silent auction

1 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Teen and children’s games

1 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Petting zoo and pony rides

1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Saint Anyway (bluegrass)

2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.: The Brady Perl Band

4 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Mass

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Le Caw (local classic rock band)

5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Mexican fiesta dinner

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.: Stampede (local southern rock band)

10 p.m.: Corn booth closes

11 p.m.: Grounds close

Aug. 12

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Pancake breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Silent auction

9 a.m.: 5K fun run (sponsored by Gear West)

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.: Mass

Noon: Parade (sponsored by the Long Lake Area Chamber of Commerce)

Noon: Grounds open

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.: Bingo

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.: Petting zoo

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Teen and children’s games

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: The Frets (local folk rock band)

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Absolut Gruv (local jam band)

4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Silent auction items available for pickup

4:45 p.m.: Super raffle drawing (300 tickets will be sold at $100 per ticket, there will be one $7,500 winner, two $1,000 winners and four $500 winners)

4:45 p.m.: Corn booth closes

5 p.m.: Grounds close

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