Join the small businesses along the Root River Trail towns for a day of shopping local and supporting small business. We want to encourage our local communities to support all the towns along the Root River Trail this Holiday season. Grab a coffee, hit the road and support the businesses who support our communities!
Stay tuned for a list of deals, attractions and stops!
Christmas in Peterson is canceled for 2020. See you December 11, 2021!
Event description: Over 40 vendors including talented artists and crafters. Something unique at each location. Arts and crafts, holiday shopping, bake sale, holiday food and treats, tours, Christmas carolers and characters, a visit from Santa, Little Elves workshop, cookie decorating, tractor-drawn hay rides, and collections for the food shelf, mitten tree and Camp Noah. Register to win holiday baskets from participating locations. Little Elves’ Workshop: From 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. at Peterson City Hall, join us for this fun family event to make a present to give to a special person in your life. No fee or pre-registration. Visit the website for all the details!
Have a night of family fun as downtown Rushford comes alive with the Spirit of the Holidays! Join us for the Annual Christmas Wonderland Parade of Lights, presented by Merchants Bank of Rushford. Following the parade, enjoy a visit with Santa, hot chocolate and cider, cookies and caroling at the Rushford Fire Hall. Merchants Bank is encouraging monetary donations to the Semcac Rushford Food Shelf; donations may be brought to the fire hall or mailed to Semcac, P.O. Box 549, Rushford, MN 55971.
Whalan’s Candlelight Ski and Soup Supper scheduled for February 6, 2021, is canceled.
Cross Country skiers will enjoy the mile and half round trip on the illuminated Root River State Trail. There will be a bon fire at each end of the route to warm up and enjoy some friendly conversation. Enjoy a soup supper beginning at 5 p.m. in Whalan’s City Hall before you head out on the trail. Non skiers are encouraged to enjoy walking the route.
A DNR Ski Pass is required if you ski and can be purchased on the DNR’s website.
The event is sponsored by the Minnesota DNR and the Whalan Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Soup supper is priced ala-carte. Whalan’s City Hall is located at 224 2nd Ave. Whalan MN.
SEMBA’s Annual May Festival at Cushon’s Peak Campground, Houston, Minnesota! Bands on Friday, Saturday and Sunday — come for a day or all three days!
Reserve a campsite by calling Cushon’s Peak Campground at 507-896-7325 or stay at nearby motels, B&Bs, or inns.
SEMBA’s Annual August Festival at Cushon’s Peak Campground, Houston, Minnesota! Bands on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday — come for a day or all four days!
Reserve a campsite by calling Cushon’s Peak Campground at 507-896-7325 or stay at nearby motels, B&Bs or inns.