Alyssa Ebel from Explore Minnesota was my guest on WJON today.  She talked with Jerry Carlson and I about the following events:  Listen below.

Karl Oskar Days, July 6-10, Lindstrom

Karl Oskar Days is a celebration of the rich heritage and unique downtown streets of Lindstrom, sister city to Tingsryd, Sweden. Enjoy live music, helicopter rides, MN Craft Beer Sampler, tours of the Karl Oskar House, family food tent, classic car show, parade, arts & crafts fair, vendor fair, kiddie train rides, garden walks, live music, Treasure Hunt for Daniel’s Snuff Box, and spectacular fireworks. Free bus transportation to downtown sites from Chisago Lakes Middle School.

Menahga Midsummer Festival, July 8-10, Menahga

Highlights of the Menahga Midsummer Festival include live music, an arts & crafts show, parade, ice cream social, children's games, kids' fishing derby, Wife Carry races, kids' bike raffle, ATV raffle, antique car show, 33rd Annual St. Urho 10K Walk and Run, and much more.