20th annual Nickle Dickle Medallion Hunt continues this week

The 20th annual Nickle Dickle Medallion hunt continues this week with Clue No. 2. The medallion will be located on public property. Everyone is encouraged to follow along with the weekly clues that will be published in The Waconia Patriot.
You are looking for a brass medallion inside a red bag. The person who finds it will be entitled to a $200 prize, as well as a championship plaque. If you believe you have found the medallion, contact the Chamber of Commerce office at (952) 442-5812. If a winner is announced prior to Nickle Dickle Day, it will be published in the paper and on the paper’s website at www.waconiapatriot.com.
The medallion will be hidden on or above the ground to a height not to exceed more than six feet. It will be on public ground, either city, school or county within the city limits of Waconia.
If nobody has found the medallion by Nickle Dickle Day, Sept. 14, a final clue will be posted at the gazebo at City Square Park at 9 a.m. that day. The winner will be presented with a check and plaque at 1 p.m. on Nickle Dickle Day.

Nickle Dickle Day Medallion Hunt Clue #1
We are soon approaching our 52nd Nickle Dickle Day community celebration and the infamous hunt for the medallion. Imagine how time flies as this year will be the 20th anniversary of the Community Ed fun runs and the St. Joe’s 3×3 basketball tournament!  The medallion hunt starts today and will lead up to the festivities in the park and throughout Waconia on September 14th. Good luck on your hunt!

Nickle Dickle Day Medallion Hunt Clue #2
The Variety of events happening on Nickle Dickle Day; like music in the gazebo, kids playing in the park, the pie eating contest, and new the year, the Nickle Dickle Pickle making contest all remind me of the phrases: Laugh like no one is listening, Sing as if no one can hear, Dance as if no one is watching, Smile ‘til your face hurts.  What wonderful memories this day brings.  Now continue your search and smile ‘til your face hurts!

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