The Weekender: Liberty Block Party, Lemonade Concert, Football and More!
ST. CLOUD — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend then we have your Central Minnesota guide to fun and entertainment. You can enjoy an outdoor concert at the 29th Annual Liberty Block Party, run for a cause at the 7th Annual Tanner's Team 5K, enjoy the flowers and music with Music in the Gardens, check out the kickoff to Granite City Days with the Lemonade Concert, and enjoy some football with the Granite City Renegades. Read more in The Weekender!
Rock out to Tommy James and the Shondells tomorrow (Friday) for the 29th Annual Liberty Block Party. The event is part of Granite City Days. This year is a special performance as organizers have teamed up with the Local Education Activities Foundation to raise money for LEAF. Throughout the evening LEAF will be selling food and T-Shirts for $4 with all proceeds going to LEAF programs. The concert kicks off at 6:00 p.m. at Whitney Park and is free to attend.
EVENT IS FREE!
- Friday, June 23rd, 6:00 p.m.
Break out your running shoes and get ready to race for a cause this weekend out in Sauk Rapids. Tanners Team Foundation is holding their 7th Annual 5K/walk at Bob Cross Park Saturday. Tanner's Team has helped 152 Central Minnesota families since 2011 and the money raised goes to continue that effort. Cost for running is $25 for the 5K which starts at 9:00 a.m.
- CLICK HERE to register!
- Saturday, June 24th, 9:00 a.m.
Wrap up Granite City Days this weekend with another “Music in the Gardens” event. The free concert takes place on Sunday 3:00 p.m. The Granite City Brass will be performing down by the Gazebo in Munsinger Clemens Gardens. The group is composed of five professional musicians ranging in jazz, folk, religious, patriotic, opera, classical and American musical theatre. And while you listen enjoy a wonderful root beer floats available for $1.
EVENT IS FREE!
- Sunday, June 25th, 3:00 p.m.
Granite City Days kicks off with an annual musical event at St. Cloud State University. The Lemonade Concert begins tonight (Thursday) with a performance by the St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra starting at 7:30 p.m. And while you're there check out the Little Lemons Children's area and farmers market, as well an Historic Homes tour.The event is free to attend and takes place outside of Stewart Hall.
EVENT IS FREE!
- Thursday, June 22nd, 7:30 p.m.
You can catch a football game out at St. John's University this weekend. The Granite City Renegades are holding one of their two remain home games of the season. The team will square off against the Plattsmouth Kings at Clemens Stadium Saturday. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. with kickoff set at 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the gate or you can get them for $5.50 on the Value Connection. The Renegades are 3-3 on the season.
CLICK HERE for ticket information!
- Saturday, June 24th, 5:00 p.m.