- Area Events -
Santa Claus is coming to town!!!
Clearwater Christmas Project wants to help as many in Clearwater County as possible, but need your help! This is a non-profit organization commited to bringing Christmas to those in need in Clearwater County of Minnesota. Through the efforts of volunteers and donations from local residents and businesses, the CCP provides a memorable holiday experience to children in need and their families; thus ensuring the true spirit of Christmas remains alive and well for everyone involved.
Distribution of gifts in northern Clearwater County (Clearbrook, Gonvick & Leonard) will be Friday, December 6th from 1-7pm at the Clearbrook Community Center. In southern Clearwater County (Bagley & Shevlin) at Faith Lutheran Church of Bagley from 1-7pm on Monday, December 9th.
NCE Dollar for Scholars 47th Turkey Bingo will be held on Saturday, December 7th at the
The Lake Park-Audubon ECFE will host their annual Saturday with Santa on December 7th from 10-11:30am at the LPA Elementary south gym. There will be games, art activities, take-home projects and pictures with Santa & Mrs Claus that you will be able to pick up at WalMart later in the afternoon.
The Audubon Fire Department will have photos with Santa on Saturday, December 7th from 4:30-7:30pm at the fire hall. If you bring a food item for the food pantry, you get to have the picture for free. There will also be a spaghetti feed with a free-will donation.
A Benefit For Peggy Ullrich will be held on Saturday, December 7th from 4-8pm at the American Legion in Lake Park. There will be a free-will chili feed, silent auction and door prizes. Cash donations can be made at the State Bank of Lake Park.
Santa Day in Flom will be held on Sunday, Dec 8th at the Flom Community Hall. There will be a Pancake Brunch from 9:30am to 1pm. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for ages 6-12, Free for ages 5 & under. Family ticket (Parents + School-ages kids) $20. Santa will visit beginning at noon. The event is sponsored by the Flom Community Club & Flom & Area Lions.
The Rydell National Wildlife Refuge will be open for the Christmas Tree Harvest event on
Saturday, December 7th and Sunday,
December 8th. Gates will
open about 10 am and close about 3 pm.
All visitors will need to be off the Refuge when it closes at 4:30 pm. Bring a hand saw (no chainsaws allowed) to
cut your own tree (a few hand saws will be available for use at the Refuge for
those who do not have their own). Enjoy
a cup of cocoa, cider, or coffee and a treat while you warm up in the Refuge’s
Volunteers will be on-hand in the
Waubun-Ogema White Earth Schools Toy Drive is going on now through Tuesday, December 10th. Accepting: New toys, stocking stuffers & candy for kids ages new born to 14 years old. Call 218-473-6144 for more information.
Drop off at: Waubun or Ogema School
All donations will be given out at the Holiday Feast on Thursday, December 12th at the Waubun High School.
Lake Park will hold its annual Breakfast With Santa on Saturday, December 14th from 8:30-10:30am at the Lake Park City Center.
The Annual Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is scheduled to stop at Sue & Orie Flermoen’s Oak Grove farm on Monday, December 16th at .
This is a confirmed stop with on-board entertainers
performing on stage. There will be the traditional bon fire, treats in the shop
and a collection of non-perishable items for the local food shelves.
Because time schedules can vary, plan to arrive around 5pm. Load up the cars, buses, wagons & sleighs and come out to an enjoyable winter family event.
Oak Grove Farms is at