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Light Up the Dam Day Offers Free Booya Lunch

The Light Up the Dam Project is comprised of volunteers whose mission is to highlight Crosslake’s natural assets by creating unique experiences for residents and visitors. Specifically, the Light Up the Dam organization strings thousands of lights along and around the Pine River Dam each Christmas season.

Each year the number of lights strung has grown to the point where the group needs more volunteer help to decorate a larger area of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campgrounds this year than ever before. To accomplish this goal, the group is holding a Light Up the Dam Day Saturday, September 22 beginning at 11 a.m. at the campgrounds. Volunteers are encouraged to join Light Up the Dam members to help string lights on and around the dam area that day. Those helping will be treated to a booya lunch at 1 p.m.

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42nd annual “Jul Kaffe Fest” Sept. 24 during Crosslake Days

The 42nd annual “Jul Kaffe Fest” (Christmas Coffee Fest) will be held in conjunction with Crosslake Days on Saturday, September 29th from 8:30am to 2:00pm at the Crosslake Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, located on County Road 66 in Crosslake, MN.

A wide variety of sewing, painting & knit items are available. We also have Fall & Christmas decorations, gifts, hand stamped greeting cards, jewelry. In the Bake & Candy shop we will have a large variety of goodies, Jul Bread, Lefse, pies, and more.

A beautiful quilt titled “Santa Fe,” made by our quilting group will be raffled off at 2:00pm. Raffle tickets will be available the day of the sale.

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RALALA Raffle Winners

The 2018 RALALA raffle winners:

Pictured First place winner: Bob Lackmanchose the $1000 cash prize. Greg Koch is representing RALALA and giving his Eagan, MN neighbor the check.

Second place winner: Derik Zoch of Pine City, MN is the winner of the Browning rifle

Third place winner: Tim Allen of Maple Grove won the $250 Target Gift Card. Tim is a RALALA member.

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2018 Crosslake Days Events Schedule

Thousands flock to Crosslake each September to enjoy Crosslake Days. The celebration offers something for all ages! Join us and enjoy this fall festival while taking in the natural beauty of Crosslake, splashed in glorious autumn colors. Crosslake is the place to be September 27-29, 2018. Wear your beads and cash in on sweet and spicy deals from Chamber member merchants all over Crosslake!

Thursday, Sept. 27th
9:00 a.m. - Find the Hidden Chilli Pepper. The first of three daily clues will be released to guide you to the hidden Chili Pepper within the City of Crosslake. Find it, present it at Lake Country Crafts & Cones (36084 Rt 66) and you'll enjoy a prize package valued at more than $1,000 in goods, services and gift cards compliments of Crosslake Chamber merchants!

6 - 7 p.m. - Bend & Brew Yoga Encompassing Beauty - 35734 Allen Ave

6 - 8 p.m. - Wine, Beer, Appetizers & Silent Auction benefiting Northern Lakes Lightning Hockey Maucieri's Italian Bistro - 34650 County Road 3

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