ST. CLOUD — If you're looking to start your 4th of July holiday weekend early we got plenty for you to do throughout Central Minnesota. Enjoy a baseball game at Joe Faber Field with your St. Cloud Rox, listen to the sounds of the Bellamy Brothers at Rollies, have some food and beer at the Rock the Park event in Little Falls, check out Big Toe and the Jam at Mystic Lake, and enjoy Music in the Park in Big Lake. Read more in The Weekender!

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    St. Cloud Rox

    Joe Faber Field

    After spending some time on the road the St. Cloud Rox are back for some home cooking starting tonight (Thursday). The Rox will face the Thunder Bay Border Cats Thursday and Friday. Special events for both days includes Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos Thursday night and Fireworks Friday night. The team will then face the Duluth Huskies Saturday night for Polka night. Tickets are just $8 for general admission seats. First pitch tonight is at 7:05 p.m.

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    - Thursday, June 29th, 7:05 p.m.

    - Friday, June 30th, 7:05 p.m.

    - Saturday, July 1st, 6:05 p.m.

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    Bellamy Brothers

    Rollies Rednecks and Longnecks

    Get your taste of country music tonight (Thursday) with the sounds of the Bellamy Brothers at Rollies Rednecks and Longnecks. The duo is celebrating 40 years of success and continue to have a loyal fan base as well as classic hits. The brothers will take the stage starting at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $35 at the gate.


    - Thursday, June 29th, 6:00 p.m.

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    Rock the Park

    Little Falls

    Grab your family and head up to Little Falls tonight (Thursday) for the Rock the Park event. The outdoor event is a unique concert experience filled with local talent from the Little Falls area, while on the banks of the Mississippi River.  This year Rock the Park will have food trucks, art, music and beer & wine, a first for the outdoor concert! The event is free to attend and starts at 4:00 p.m. with music beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Maple Island Park.


    - Thursday, June 29th, 4:00 p.m.

    (Photo: Great River Arts)
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    Big Toe and the Jam

    Mystic Lake Casino

    Before they take the stage at Summertime by George next month, Big Toe and the Jam will be rocking out at Mystic Lake Casino this weekend. The band will be performing on the DrinX Stage starting at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday night. Admission to the show is free. Big Toe and the Jam are the headliners at Summertime by George on July 26th.


    - Saturday, June 30th, 8:00 p.m.

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    Music in the Park

    Big Lake

    You can enjoy some music in the park tonight (Thursday) in Big Lake. The city continues their weekly summer concert series with Sweet Siren taken the stage. The band plays the hottest Top 40 hits along with some classic rock and even put their own flare on several arrangements. Concert starts at 7:00 p.m. at Lakeside Park. The event is free to attend.


    - Thursday, June 29th, 7:00 p.m.